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David's Dependable Desert Plant Collection

SKU: HC017806
per Collection of 12
Shipping begins the week of February 26th, 2024
David's Dependable Desert Plant Collection is a combination of woody evergreen shrubs, succulents, and long blooming perennials that High Country Gardens Founder, David Salman, had selected as the most reliable plants in his New Mexico garden. Featuring interesting pollinator-friendly flowers and many native plants this waterwise collection provides both beauty and habitat. Plant them together as the foundation of a new waterwise landscape design, or scatter them into your existing xeriscape to enhance with added texture and year-round visual interest. Collection of 12 plants.
key features
Growing Zones
Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Attracts Birds, Low Maintenance, Rock Gardens
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
Varies from 3" to 60" tall
Bloom Time
Late spring to fall


David’s Dependable Desert Plant Collection represents a nice array of evergreen shrubs, succulents, and perennials that thrive in dry, hot western or Great Plains growing conditions. This collection features pollinator-friendly flowers and bird-friendly habitat for a beautiful and beneficial garden. Having proven their durability over time in David Salman’s own garden, these plants are resilient in difficult growing conditions and have long lifespans – a wise investment for any gardener!

David’s Dependable Desert Plant Collection includes 12 plants:

Plants are subject to change due to availability. If we make substitutions, we feature plants with similar attributes suitable to the collection design. No planting map included.

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