Plant Guides

We’ve developed guidance and lists to help you find a native plant for your specific needs. Below are printable PDF guides to help you select native plants for your site.

NEW TO NATIVES

•  About California Native Plants
•  Getting Started with Native Plants
•  Easy Native Plants
•  Your Native Garden’s First Year
•  Planting Guide
  Sowing California Native Wildflowers

GARDENING FOR (AND WITH) ANIMALS

•  Gardening With Dogs
•  Gardening with Tortoises
•  Native Plants for Bees
•  Native Plants For Birds
•  Native Plants for Butterflies and Moths
•  Native Plants for Hummingbirds

SPECIAL INTERESTS

•  Aromatic Native Plants
•  Native Plants for Coastal Gardens
•  Native Plants for Containers
•  Native Plants for Heavy Soil
•  Native Trees for Urban Gardens