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Incorporating plants native to your climate means less water, less maintenance, and more wildlife. Here are our top picks around the West

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Steven Gunther


(Fouquieria splendens)

Native to: Southwest

A decomposed granite path passes through a fence and gate made from ocotillo. The winding walkway invites exploration of more of this casual low-water landscape.

More: All about ocotillo


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