Answer: One of the best resources I have found for high desert landscaping in California is through the Victorville Water District. If you go to the following site: http://www.ci.victorville.ca.us/Site/ForResidents.aspx?id=18...
and scroll down to "Recommended Xeriscape Plant List" you'll get 12 pages of plant listings suitable for your gardening region. In addition to this PDF file you can find information on watering methods and amounts and lots of other helpful gardening tips.
Best wishes with your landscape!
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