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Low Water Demand Annuals and Bulbs

The City of Arvada Plant List - Low Water Demand Annuals and Bulbs will help you to select drought-tolerant species for your landscaping projects.


Common Name Botanic Name

Flowering Onion (any).

Allium spp

Annual Tickseed

Calliopsis tinctora

Crocus (spring blooming)

Crocus vernus

Crocus (fall blooming)

Colchicum autumnalis

African Daisy

Dimorphotheca auruntiaca

California Poppy

Escholtzia californica

Globe Amaranth

Gomphrena globosa


Limoniun sinuata

Butter & Eggs (any)

Linaria linarioides/vulgaris

Blackfoot Daisy

Melampodium leucanthum

Grape Hyacinth

Muscari botryoides

Moss Rose

Portulaca grandiflora


Verbena hortensis

Golden Paperflower

Zinnia grandiflora