5 great firefighting plants
Creating the fire-safe landscape: what to plant and where to plant it
Note: There’s no completely fireproof plant. But click ahead for 5 plants that can slow a fire if they’re watered and pruned regularly.
Many of these narrow-leafed perennials are well adapted to the dry West. Some have orange blooms; others scarlet or bicolored.
Full sun or part shade. Zones vary by species.