Great Plants for Moderate Water
This award highlight plants that have performed well on the WUCOLS Medium levels of irrigation. They maintained high health and aesthetic quality ratings over the deficit season on 40%, 50% or 60% of ETo. Based on our evaluations, these plants should perform well on medium irrigation levels in Central Valley landscapes.
- Plants are listed alphabetically by scientific name
- Plant material was evaluated in full sun or under 50% shade cloth
- All plants were evaluated in Davis CA (WUCOLS Region 2)
- The average Overall Appearance rating on Moderate water during the deficit treatment season is listed as Mean O/A Score (based on a 1-5 scale, where 5 is highest)
- printer friendly pdf verson: UCLPIT Happy Mediums
Before 2017, plants were evaluated at 40% and 60% of ETo. Since 2018, those treatments have been merged into the 50% of ETo treatment. Where plants performed differently at 40% or 60% of ETo, the recommended ETo percentage is listed with the associated mean OA score.