Drought Tolerant Plants that Grow Well in Fresno - drought tolerant landscaping in a front yard

Water is a precious resource in the Central Valley, so it’s important to use drought tolerant plants that grow well in Fresno in your landscaping.

Drought tolerant landscaping practices help to conserve water while still letting you surround yourself with natural beauty. It’s something that we at Mike’s Evergreen are committed to … something we’ve become experts at helping Fresno-area homeowners with.

Here’s a partial list of some drought tolerant plants that grow well in Fresno:

Ground cover

  • Dwarf Prostrate Acacia
  • Trailing Lantana
  • Myoporum
  • African Daisy
  • Verbena (several varieties)
  • Primrose (several varieties)


  • Yarrow (several varieties)
  • Kangaroo Paw
  • Coreopsis
  • California Poppy
  • Helianthemum
  • Kalanchoe
  • Grape Hyacinth
  • Daffodil
  • Fountain Grass
  • Penstemon
  • Sage (several varieties)


  • Creosote Bush
  • Desert Bird of Paradise
  • Bush Morning Glory
  • Butterfly Bush
  • Japanese Boxwood
  • Euonymus
  • Lantana
  • Lavender
  • Heavenly Bamboo
  • Bougainvillea
  • California Lilac
  • Yucca


  • Clematis
  • Jessamine
  • Honeysuckle

Get Expert Help with Drought Tolerant Landscaping from Mike’s Evergreen

Many homeowners become overwhelmed with the drought tolerant options available and need help putting them together in a comprehensive landscape that continues to be healthy and maintains its beauty as it matures.

And that’s where we come in. The experts at Mike’s Evergreen have the knowledge and the experience to help you create a drought tolerant landscape that you’ll love.

We invite you to contact us today to start the conversation.

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