13 Green Plants That Love Gray Water

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Did you know that some low-water plants survive better when irrigated by reclaimed water than others? It’s true. So, if you’re planning to rig a gray water system for your garden, you might want to plant some of these beauties …

Native-plant specialist Carol Bornstein surveyed 13 public gardens using reclaimed water in her hometown (Santa Barbara) and came up with a pretty extensive list of plants that were doing particularly well.

The L.A. Times was kind enough to reprint the list, and to break it down into easily scannable categories. Looking for ground cover? Try Field sedge. Looking for flowers? Try salvias.

Get the whole list here.

Image: LA Times.