Waterwise plant search

Use this directory to find the waterwise plants that will grow the best where you live.

Waterwise plant criteria

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Did you know we use almost half of our household water in our gardens? So choosing waterwise plants makes sense – they're low-fuss and they look great!

Think about grouping plants with similar watering needs so you can create a beautiful garden and water more efficiently. 


*If you are located in the Kimberley, Pilbara, Gascoyne, Northern Goldfields or Interior, then waterwise is used to indicate that once the plant is established in improved soil it will only need at most, watering every four days during summer and less during cooler months. For the remainder of WA, including Perth and the South West, waterwise is used to indicate that once the plant is established in improved soil it will only need watering once a week during summer or on your rostered watering days and less frequently, if at all, during cooler months.

During establishment or planting phase, some plants may need a bit more care and attention than others, which is why we have provided a handy 'Water rating' of either minimum maintenance, little maintenance or medium maintenance. For example, succulents will need minimal watering during establishment phase compared to a kangaroo paw.

Design and plant selection for bushfire

Many waterwise plants can also be used in gardens in high bushfire risk areas. 

Landscaping for bushfire

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