Look for the state flower, the Sego Lily, and much more as you walk trails. Check for reports of flooding before heading into the wild.
As you plan your spring landscaping at home, keep in mind the native plants that thrive on sparse water. Although this year’s snowfall has ended the drought, water conservation remains a top priority.
Here are a few plants that should do well in your yard. Some of them, such as the globemallow, will even stay in bloom throughout the summer.
All three of these flowers are perennials, meaning they will come back each year. Build on what you’ve planted with more native flowers, which are naturally adaptive to Utah’s conditions. Remember to conserve water when possible. In your shower, use a bucket to catch water as you wait for it to warm up and pour it on your plants.