Xeriscape: Beautiful, Versatile, Low-Water Plants for Greeley
Welcome to The City of Greeley’s water-wise plant guide. As demand on our region’s limited water resources increases, it becomes more important that we use our water wisely. Choosing water-efficient plants for your landscape can make a big impact in reducing our consumption of this valuable, irreplaceable resource. This site does not list all plants that will grow in our region, but includes those known to perform well at higher elevations in Colorado. Select from more than 350 plants with over 1,000 photos to create your own water-conserving landscape. Here are the many ways you can access this information:
Search By Plant Type
Click on the photos of Plant Types below to browse and review plants within a specific category.
allows you to find plants to fulfill a specific need, such as water use, height or width, flower color,
bloom season and more. The more specific your selections, the fewer the plants sorted for your review.
Reduce your criteria for more choices. Also, use this feature to search for plants by name—both botanic (Latin) and common names.
Wondering what Low Water, Reflected Sun, Hardy to Cold and Canopy Coverage mean?
Learn the basics
of what a plant needs to grow successfully in your yard.