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Red Hot Poker (Kniphofia uvaria and hybrids): With showy spikes of tubular orange and yellow flowers this native to South Africa is a durable wildflower that is highly attractive to hummingbirds. Photo provided by High Country Gardens, which specializes in eco-friendly, drought-resistant plants.
Saving water can be pretty: Drought-tolerant perennials
The Oregon Water Resources Department offers painless tips to cut down water use inside and outside.
You can save a lot by fixing leaks and adjusting sprinklers to only wet the lawn and garden, not the street or sidewalk.
The people at High Country Gardens, which specializes in eco-friendly, drought-resistant plants, say that mandatory water restrictions and reduced water use doesn’t mean you need to let your landscape plants die of thirst.
Here are their top 5 steps to reducing water use and saving your plants:
Read the full article: The Oregonian