Department of Horticulture

Hardy Plants for Waterwise Landscapes

Wisteria spp. (© V.I. Lohr)


Scientific name

Common name

Campsis radicans Trumpet vine
Clematis columbiana N
Rock clematis
Clematis ligusticifolia Western white clematis
Clematis tangutica Golden clematis
Euonymus fortunei Wintercreeper euonymus
Lonicera ciliosa
Orange honeysuckle
Parthenocissus quinquefolia Virginia creeper
Parthenocissus tricuspidata Boston ivy
Vitis vinifera Grape vine
Wisteria spp. Wisteria


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Scientific and common names are listed for each plant.  Plants are listed in alphabetical order by scientific name.

If the scientific name has a link, it leads to a page with photos and cultural information. If the common name has a link, it leads to photos, but not to cultural information. 

Key to symbols

spp. = More than one species is water-conserving

● = Suitable for dry shade; amount of shade varies

N = Native to Washington or Idaho

@ = May reseed or spread

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