Cut Flowers from the Water Conserving Home Landscape

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape April 09, 2014|Print

Growing water-wise flowers in the garden is a great way to add beauty to the landscape while saving water. Many of these species make great cut flowers that add color and fragrance to the home. Cut flowers can be displayed either fresh or dried.

An increasing number of attractive water-wise flowering plants are available in local garden centers.

Examples of Popular Water-Wise Cut Flowers

Annual Cut Flowers

Perennial Cut Flowers




Bearded iris growing with hybrid Lupine
Photo credit: Susan Buffler


Rudbeckia 'Toto Mix' makes colorful cut flowers
Photo source: Deseret News

Additional Resources:


              Utah - Water-Wise Annuals FAQ          


              Nebraska - Extend the Life of Cut Flowers


               New Hampshire: Cut Flowers