I’ve been designing gardens with native plants for decades, using both California native and those native to the different regions of the US.
And, after all these years, I’ve come up with my Top 30 favorite native plants that thrive in a garden setting.
What makes these plants a favorite?
Most importantly, they must reliably return year after year.
Following that, they must also be a stunning addition to the garden (hopefully offering more than one season of interest) while attracting loads of pollinators.
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