Desert-Friendly Plants for Victorville Landscapes
Welcome to Desert-Friendly Plants for Victorville.Use this information to help select plants that will grow in
the California high desert area. More than half of residential water is used outdoors, so selecting water-
conserving plants for your landscape goes a long way in saving water. Developing a landscape in our hot,
desert climate can be challenging, and as demand on our region's limited water resource increases, it becomes
more important to use our water wisely. This site does not list all plants that will grow in Victorville, but
includes those known to perform well in this region. Review over 330 plants with more than 800 photos.
Plants are listed in alphabetical order by their scientific (botanical) name. Here are some different 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.