Succulents – like these echeverias in a Davis garden in 2014 – offer a lot to gardeners looking for interesting drought-tolerant plants that can survive extended periods without additional water. Their popularity is traced not only to their potential water savings, but also their space-saving ability; dwarf varieties are ideal for small gardens and containers.
Succulents – like these echeverias in a Davis garden in 2014 – offer a lot to gardeners looking for interesting drought-tolerant plants that can survive extended periods without additional water. Their popularity is traced not only to their potential water savings, but also their space-saving ability; dwarf varieties are ideal for small gardens and containers. José Luis Villegas Sacramento Bee file
Succulents – like these echeverias in a Davis garden in 2014 – offer a lot to gardeners looking for interesting drought-tolerant plants that can survive extended periods without additional water. Their popularity is traced not only to their potential water savings, but also their space-saving ability; dwarf varieties are ideal for small gardens and containers. José Luis Villegas Sacramento Bee file

Hardy, drought-tolerant succulents are colorful alternatives in gardens

February 17, 2016 04:00 PM

UPDATED February 18, 2016 04:43 PM

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