James E. Klett, PhD.


Horticulture and Landscape Architecture

Fields of Expertise

Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Water Conservation and Reuse

Areas of Interest

Green roof research, Herbaceous and woody plant evaluation, Landscape plant material identification, Plant-water requirements


James Klett is a professor in the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture. His areas of expertise include landscape plant material identification, culture and care, as well as water requirements for herbaceous and woody plants. In addition to his teaching duties, Klett works on plant evaluation for the Rocky Mountain and High Plains area, and has helped coordinate several state and regional programs including Plant Select and Planttalk Colorado.