Even better than lawns that save you money on your water bill, are plants that save you money on your water bill. Those that live in dry climates xeriscape with these plants to save on water. But now the water conscious are using them too, along with their synthetic lawn. The use of these water efficient plants can truly optimize the benefits that come with a synthetic lawn. These plants don’t have to just be flowers or trees, there are also certain herbs that can be a great addition to your yard.
The first flower to look at is the Purple Coneflower, which is a robust plant elongated with soft lavender or purple petals. Next is the Blackfoot Daisy, known for blooming quickly and for long periods of time. Sunflowers are one of the most popular flowers and could be a great addition to your water conserving yard.
Shrubs can also be a way to add fullness to your yard. Recommended shrubs to complement your water saving lawn include Lantana, Turk’s Cap and even Rosemary. Lantana and Turk’s Cap are great shrubs because you will still have blooming flowers in your yard without having them suck up too much water. Rosemary is also a wonderful plant to have, because it not only smells nice and is very low maintenance, but it is great to cook with!
There are so many ways to get the most out of your synthetic lawn while being water conscious. Don’t be limited to plants that need to be watered twice a day every day.