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A collection of plant inspiration.

A collection of plant inspiration | Pacific Nurseries

As summer winds down, it’s time to consider your fall planting strategy.

As fall approaches, it’s time to start planning for the planting season. We have a number of informative posts right here on our blog that will help you consider and select uncommon, water-wise and native plants for your upcoming project.

From trees to ground covers and California natives, this collection of plant inspiration offers plenty of options that are worth a look.

Uncommon Trees

Fagus sylvatica ‘Riversii’ | Pacific Nurseries

Uncommon Trees | Pacific Nurseries

Trees provide the essential structure and foundation for any successful landscape project. If you’re looking for some out-of-the-box inspiration for uncommon trees, take a look at these recommendations that are anything but ordinary.
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California Native Plants

Mimulus aurantiacus | Pacific Nurseries

California Native Plants | Pacific Nurseries

What’s a landscape pro to do when a project’s success depends on life giving water? If there’s anything we’ve learned after years of a challenging drought, it’s just go native for a beautiful, water-wise landscape.
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Easy Care Succulents

Sedum makinoi ‘Ogon’ | Pacific Nurseries

Succulents | Pacific Nurseries

For Bay Area projects that require low maintenance and water efficiency, nothing could be better or easier than succulents.
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Native Grasses

Bouteloua gracilis | Pacific Nurseries

Native Grasses | Pacific Nurseries

With so many aesthetic and ecological benefits, it makes sense to consider these 7 California native grasses for your next installation.
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Water-Wise Ground Covers

Ajuga| Pacific Nurseries

Ground Covers | Pacific Nurseries

Replacing turf grass with other water-wise plants is a drought-conscious option that’s catching on. Consider one of these great ground cover alternatives that are much more aesthetically pleasing than a dried out or weed infested lawn.
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Plants in their seasonal prime

Prime Plant List + Specialty Item List | Pacific Nurseries

Prime Plant List | Pacific Nurseries

Want to know what’s in bloom and looking great right now for your project? Our Prime Plant List is an easy-to-use summary of items we have in limited availability and prime seasonal condition. All of them are available for immediate purchase or delivery.
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Want to know more?

As both a grower and a plant broker, we’re ready to work with you to provide the right plants that will make your project a success. Contact any of our experts online at Pacific Nurseries or just call 650.755.2330.

We can also provide an Estimate for one item or for an entire installation by attaching your Microsoft Excel .xlsx plant list to our convenient online estimate form.

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What’s your water-wise, fall planting strategy?

Share your plans or your favorite plants with our community of Bay Area landscape pros by leaving a comment below. We look forward to hearing from you.


  • Sunnyside Park Advocates

    We need suggestions for a vine to cover a large pergola in a SF public park which means it must not need a high level of skill to maintain, preferrably long/yearlong blooming (Ibougenvilla), and water efficient once established…. and withstand SF hillside/coastal winds and fog… not asking for much!