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Plant Lists and Plant Palettes

Map of San Francisco Climate Zones

The City of San Francisco may arguably have over 26 microclimates. For a climate zone map that illustrates the three major climates zones of San Francisco (Zones 1-3) and will assist you in selecting adaptable plants for your zone, see below:

 

 

Recommended Drought Tolerant Plant List for San Francisco’s Sidewalk Landscaping Installation

1. Drought tolerant perennials, ferns, grasses and low shrubs adaptable to a  variety of microclimates and sidewalk conditions:

 

2.  Lists that include drought tolerant perennials, ferns, grasses and low shrubs adaptable to specific microclimates:

 

 

Zone 1

Zones 2 & 3

 

 

Pre-designed Plant Pallets

Pre-designed plant pallets have been developed to assist residents.

Zone 1

   

Pre-designed plant palettes and planting plans for Zone 2 & 3