How Much To Water Plant Select Plants

Per square foot- 1 inch of rain = 0.623 gallons of water
1 gallon of water = 1.61 inches of water in a square foot of area
Most spray overhead turf rotor irrigation nozzles deliver 0.2″-0.4″ of water for every 20 minutes the zone runs. Using the figures below, calculate how much water your plants need after they are established. Watering once per week makes the below calculations simple and environmentally sustainable.
3″ total =0.30″ for 10 weeks=  1.8 gallons per square foot total for season
5″ total= 0.25″ for 20 weeks=  3.12 gallons per square foot for the season
6″ total = 0.30″ for 20 weeks= 3.74 gallons per square foot for the season
8″ total = 0.30″ for 26 weeks= 4.98 gallons per square foot for the season
10″ total = 0.50″ for 20 weeks= 6.23 gallons per square foot for the season
12″ total = 0.60″ for 20 weeks= 7.48 gallons per square foot for the season
14″ total = 0.60″ for 23 weeks= 8.72 gallons per square foot for the season
Common NameBontanic NameTotal Supplemental H2O inches needed
Dwarf LeadplantAmorpha nana0
Colorado desert blue starAmsonia jonesii0
Littleleaf mountain mahoganyCercocarpus intricatus0
Baby Blue rabbitbrushChrysothamnus (Ericameria) nauseosus var. nauseosus0
Bluestem joint firEphedra equisetina0
Red yuccaHesperaloe parviflora0
Woodward columnar juniperJuniperus scopulorum ‘Woodward’0
Autumn Amber sumacRhus trilobata ‘Autumn Amber’0
Mojave sageSalvia pachyphylla0
Giant sacatonSporobolus wrightii0
Golden flowered prairie zinniaZinnia grandiflora ‘Gold on Blue’0
Filigree daisyAnthemis marschalliana3
Sea Foam sageArtemisia versicolor ‘Sea Foam’3
WinecupsCallirhoe involucrata3
FernbushChamaebatiaria millefolium3
Scott’s sugarbowlsClematis hirsutissima var. scottii3
Apache plumeFallugia paradoxa3
SILVER BLADE® evening primroseOenothera macrocarpa subsp. incana3
SteppeSuns™ Sunset Glow PenstemonPenstemon pinifolius ‘P019S’3
Dwarf pinyon pinePinus edulis3
Blue Jazz pinyon pinePinus monophylla ‘Blue Jazz’3
Autumn Amber sumacRhus trilobata ‘Autumn Amber’3
Standing Ovation little bluestemSchizachyrium scoparium ‘Standing Ovation’ PP25,2023
Turquoise Tails blue sedumSedum sediforme3
Thin Man Indian grassSorghastrum nutans ‘Thin Man’ PP 28,9233
VALLEY LAVENDER® plains verbenaVerbena bipinnatifida3
Silver dollar plantPlectranthus argentatus4
SONORAN SUNSET® hyssopAgastache cana ‘Sinning’ PP 13,6735
CORONADO® Red hyssopAgastache ‘Pstessene’5
Sunset hyssopAgastache rupestris5
DENVER GOLD® columbineAquilegia chrysantha5
Mock Bearberry manzanitaArctostaphylos x coloradensis5
Chieftain manzanitaArctostaphylos x coloradensis ‘Chieftain’5
Panchito manzanitaArctostaphylos x coloradensis ‘Panchito’5
Chocolate flowerBerlandiera lyrata5
Blonde Ambition grama grassBouteloua gracilis ‘Blonde Ambition’PP 22,0485
Prairie Lode sundropsCalylophus serrulatus ‘Prairie Lode’5
MONGOLIAN BELLS® clematisClematis integrifolia ‘PSHarlan’5
Sungari redbead cotoneasterCotoneaster racemiflorus var. soongoricus5
Russian hawthornCrataegus ambigua5
DOG TUFF™ grassCynodon ‘PWIN04S’5
SPANISH GOLD® broomCytisus purgans5
Carol Mackie daphneDaphne x burkwoodii ‘Carol Mackie’5
CORAL CANYON® twinspurDiascia integerrima ‘P009S’5
SUNSET® foxgloveDigitalis obscura5
Red feathersEchium russicum compact form (Echium amoenum)5
Engelmann’s daisyEngelmannia peristenia5
KANNAH CREEK® buckwheatEriogonum umbellatum var. aureum ‘Psdowns’5
Snow Mesa buckwheatEriogonum wrightii var. wrightii5
Golden storksbillErodium chrysanthum5
Dalmatian pink cranesbillGeranium dalmaticum5
Goldhill golden-asterHeterotheca jonesii x villosa ‘Goldhill’5
WaxflowerJamesia americana5
BLUE VELVET® honeysuckleLonicera korolkowii ‘Floribunda’5
Silverheels horehoundMarrubium rotundifolium5
PRAIRIE JEWEL® penstemonPenstemon grandiflorus ‘P010S’5
SILVERTON® bluemat penstemonPenstemon linarioides ssp. coloradoensis ‘P014S’5
Grand Mesa beardtonguePenstemon mensarum5
Desert beardtonguePenstemon pseudospectabilis5
Bridges’ penstemonPenstemon rostriflorus5
CHEYENNE® mock orangePhiladelphus lewisii ‘PWY01S’5
SNOWMASS® phloxPhlox bifida5
SUCKER PUNCH® chokecherryPrunus x viginiana ‘P002S’ PP25,7675
Moroccan pincushion flowerPterocephalus depressus5
Smith’s buckthornRhamnus smithii5
Comanche gooseberryRibes uva-crispa ‘Red Jacket’5
Silver sageSalvia argentea5
PLATINUM® sageSalvia daghestanica5
VERMILION BLUFFS® mexican sageSalvia darcyi ‘Pscarl’5
WINDWALKER® royal red salviaSalvia darcyi x S. microphylla ‘PWIN03S’5
Wild Thing sageSalvia greggii5
WINDWALKER® Desert Rose salviaSalvia lemmonii ‘PWIN04S’5
Red birds in a treeScrophularia macrantha5
Smoky Hills skullcapScutellaria resinosa ‘Smoky Hills’5
Sky’s Edge™ scutellariaScutellaria scordiifolia ‘Pat Hayward’5
Cherry skullcapScutellaria suffrutescens5
Moon carrotSeseli gummiferum5
Siberian spireaSibiraea laevigata5
Summer Frost Pink CandyStachys lavandulifolia5
Dalmatian daisyTanacetum cinerariifolium5
Partridge featherTanacetum densum ssp. Amani5
Golden CandlesThermopsis lupinoides5
Mini Man™ dwarf Manchurian viburnumViburnum burejaeticum ‘P017S’5
Northern Lights pansyViola x wittrockiana Northern Lights5
CLEAR CREEK® golden yellowhornXanthoceras sorbifolium ‘Psgan’5
ORANGE CARPET® hummingbird trumpetZauschneria garrettii ‘PWWG01S’5
Mountain loverPaxistima canbyi6
HOT WINGS® Tatarian mapleAcer tataricum ‘GarAnn’ PP 15,0238
CORONADO® hyssopAgastache aurantiaca ‘P012S’8
Cape-forget-me-not, Summer-forget-me-notAnchusa capensis8
Silky rock jasmineAndrosace sarmentosa ‘Chumbyi’8
REMEMBRANCE® columbineAquilegia ‘Swan Violet & White’8
Desert mossArenaria ‘Wallowa Mountain’8
Leprechaun SouthernwoodArtemisia abrotanum ‘Leprechaun’8
Silver Fountain butterfly bushBuddleja alternifolia ‘Argentea’8
Korean feather reed grassCalamagrostis brachytricha8
Mongolian SnowflakesClematis hexapetala8
Curly leaf sea kaleCrambe maritima8
GRANITA® Orange ice plantDelosperma ‘PJS02S’8
Alan’s Apricot ice plantDelosperma ‘Alan’s Apricot’8
RED MOUNTAIN® ice plantDelosperma dyeri ‘Psdold’8
STARBURST® ice plantDelosperma floribundum8
TABLE MOUNTAIN® ice plantDelosperma ‘John Proffitt’8
MESA VERDE® ice plantDelosperma ‘Kelaidis’ PP 13,8768
FIRE SPINNER® ice plantDelosperma ‘P001S’8
GRANITA® Raspberry ice plantDelosperma ‘PJS01S’8
Lavender Ice ice plantDelosperma ‘Psfave’8
RED MOUNTAIN® Flame ice plantDelosperma ‘PWWG02S’8
FIRST LOVE™ dianthusDianthus8
SPANISH PEAKS® foxgloveDigitalis thapsi8
Ruby Moon hyacinth beanDolichos lablab ‘Ruby Moon’8
Yellow stardust drabaDraba rigida8
Indigo Blue DragonheadDracocephalum ruyschiana8
Tennessee purple coneflowerEchinacea tennesseensis8
Alpine willowherbEpilobium fleischeri8
TANAGER® gazaniaGazania krebsiana8
COLORADO GOLD® gazaniaGazania linearis ‘P004S’8
LA VETA LACE® geraniumGeranium magniflorum ‘P013S’8
Seven-son-flowerHeptacodium miconioides8
Sandia coral bellsHeuchera pulchella8
Snow Angel coral bellsHeuchera sanguinea ‘Snow Angel’8
Dwarf beach-head irisIris hookeri, I. setosa ssp. canadensis8
Regal torchlilyKniphofia caulescens8
Wee One dwarf English lavenderLavandula angustifolia ‘Wee One’8
Narbonne blue flaxLinum narbonense8
KINTZLEY’S GHOST® honeysuckleLonicera reticulata ‘P015S’8
Hummingbird trumpet mintMonardella macrantha ‘Marian Sampson’8
UNDAUNTED® ruby muhlyMuhlenbergia reverchonii ‘PUND01S’8
LITTLE TRUDY® catmintNepeta ‘Psfike’ PP 18,9048
Hopflower oreganoOriganum libanoticum8
Avalanche white sun daisyOsteospermum ‘Avalanche’PP 22,7058
PURPLE MOUNTAIN® sun daisyOsteospermum barberiae var. compactum ‘P005S’8
LAVENDER MIST® sun daisyOsteospermum sp. ‘P006S’8
Coral Baby penstemonPenstemon x ‘Coral Baby’8
Carolyn’s Hope pink penstemonPenstemon x mexicali ‘Carolyn’s Hope’8
PIKES PEAK PURPLE® penstemonPenstemon x mexicali ‘P007S’8
RED ROCKS® penstemonPenstemon x mexicali ‘P008S’8
SHADOW MOUNTAIN® penstemonPenstemon x mexicali ‘Psmyers’8
WINDWALKER® garnet penstemonPenstemon x mexicali ‘PWIN02S’8
Cashmere sagePhlomis cashmeriana8
Oxlip primrosePrimula elatior8
PAWNEE BUTTES® Sand CherryPrunus besseyi ‘P011S’8
Redleaf roseRosa glauca, R. rubrifolia8
Ruby Voodoo roseRosa ‘Ruby Voodoo’8
Denver DaisyRudbeckia8
Furman’s Red sageSalvia greggii ‘Furman’s Red’8
Shangri-la sageSalvia moorcroftiana x indica8
Autumn Sapphire™ sageSalvia reptans ‘P016S’8
Purple winter savorySatureja montana var. illyrica8
Pink Cotton Lamb’s EarStachys lavandulifolia8
Turkish veronicaVeronica liwanensis8
CRYSTAL RIVER® veronicaVeronica ‘Reavis’8
SNOWMASS® blue-eyed veronicaVeronica x ‘P018S’8
St. Theresa seedless grapeVitis x ‘St. Theresa Seedless’8
WINDWALKER® big bluestemAndropogon gerardii ‘PWIN01S’10
PINK CRYSTALS® ruby grassMelinis nerviglumis10
Alleghany viburnumViburnum x rhytidophylloides ‘Alleghany’10
Corsican violetViola corsica10
UNDAUNTED® Alpine Plume GrassAchnatherum calamagrostis ‘PUND02S’12
Princess Kay plumPrunus nigra ‘Princess Kay’12
BLUE VELVET® pansyViola x wittrockiana Blue Velvet12
Weeping white sprucePicea glauca ‘Pendula’14
Prairie cordgrassSpartina pectinata15