Grounded in Beauty

While romance is most often about flowering favorites such as roses, don’t think those of us who live where water restrictions limit our plant choices can’t have swoon-worthy gardens, too! Presenting someone with a few of this red-tipped succulent in a heart-shaped planter or sitting outside taking in any of the three water-wise wonders below would be an affair to remember.

Lipstick Echeveria

Bright green leaves with vivid reddish edges form dense rosettes. Zone: 9 – 11

Woo Me Waterwise

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Baby Pete™ Lily Of The Nile
Zone: 8 – 11

Masses of blue flowers float in dainty orbs above clusters of compact foliage.

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Pink Rugosa Rose
Zone: 3 – 9

Don’t be fooled by tender-looking flowers–this rose thrives in tough places.

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Orange Peel Jessamine
Zone: 7 – 10

When the sun goes down, this one pours on a sweet scent that perfumes night air.

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