Plant trends come and go, but right now, green and leafy is all the rage. Try these four plants to up your outdoor landscape’s foliage factor and, once established, use less water overall.

Trends come and go, but Flora Grubb, the face of iconic San Francisco plant store Flora Grubb Gardens, grows plants that are right for California’s Mediterranean climate.

Right now, green and leafy is all the rage. “Lush feels like abundance to people,” she says. “It feels like life.”

The challenge is to find plants that aren’t water-guzzlers. Here are four plants to up your outdoor landscape’s foliage factor and, once established, use less H20.


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