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COMMON NAME BOTANICAL NAME NARRATIVE for VEGAS VALLEY
AUTUMN BLAZE MAPLE Acer rubrum 'Autumn Blaze' Showy flowers. Fast growing tree to 50 x 30 feet or more. Striking red leaves in the fall after frosts. Best when planted at 3000 feet or higher with sun, amended soil, good drainage and moderate water.? Protect from hot winds and reflected heat.
SUN VALLEY MAPLE Acer rubrum 'Sun Valley' Beautiful tree to 25 x 20 feet or more. Striking red leaves in the fall after frosts. Best when planted at 3000 feet or higher with full sun. Amended soil, good drainage and moderate water.? Protect from reflected heat. Maintain soil pH < 7 for best results.
VARIEGATED CENTURY PLANT Agave Americana v. marginata Massive, upright succulent with patterned, sharp-spined leaves to 6 feet. After 10 years or more produces single 15 foot flower stalk.? Suckers at base of plant can be relocated.? Full sun, any well-drained soil, infrequent water when established.?
SILVER QUEEN AGAVE Agave americana v. mediopicta A smaller variety of Century Plant with white stripes in the center of green edged sharp-spined leaves.? After several years it produces its? single tall flower stalk; offsets at base can be transplanted.? Full sun, well-drained soil, infrequent water when established.
CARRIBEAN AGAVE Agave angustifolia? Symmetrical tropical agave with narrow light green leaves. Grows to 4 x 4 ft. and prefers some afternoon shade. Produces itís single flowering stalk with greenish-yellow flowers. Infrequent water when established.
VARIEGATED CARRIBEAN AGAVE Agave angustifolia v. marginata Symmetrical tropical agave has creamy white variegation on the edge of narrow light green leaves. Grows to 4 x 4 ft. and prefers some afternoon shade. Produces itís single flowering stalk with greenish-yellow flowers. Infrequent water when established.
SPIDER AGAVE Agave bracteosa Slender, spineless lime green leaves twist and arch to form a spider.? Smaller agave, rarely grows to 2 x 2 ft. Consistent annual bloomer with white flowers in 3 ft. spike. Full sun, any amended, well-drained soil.? Infrequent water when established.
MESCAL AGAVE Agave colorata Broad blue-grey leaves to 4 ft. decorated with intricate markings edged with large dark teeth. Produces itís single flower stalk with reddish buds open to bright yellow flowers.
Water efficient and tolerates poor soil, high heat, drought and wind.
SMOOTH AGAVE Agave desmettiana? Fast growing with fleshy. Arching light green generally smooth edged leaves, with stout terminal spine. Drought tolerant, but can handle regular water. Takes full sun, excels with a bit of shade. Produces single flowering stalk with light yellow flowers.
FEROX AGAVE Agave salmiana ssp. Ferox Large Agave develops urn-shaped rosette with 1 x 3 ft leaves curving inward. It forms colonies by offsets and produces a large flower stalk, once in its lifetime, after 10 years or more. Give it full sun, any soil and deep, infrequent water once established.
PURPLE STRIPED ANGELFACE Angelonia augustifolia, 'Purple Striped' This compact tropical heat-lover highlights a new series of summer snapdragons.? A large lavender edged, purple-centered flower variety. Ideal for our hot desert climate.? Give it full to part sun, well drained garden soil and moderate water.
PINK SNAPDRAGON Antirrhinum majus, Pink Very attractive bedding plant for winter color. Comes in many colors. Cross pollination makes new and unusual colors every year. This variety to 2 feet or more. Great in beds and pots. Full sun, good drainage, regular fertilizer.? Avoid overhead watering. Self sows readily.
HEARTS AND FLOWERS Aptenia Fast growing, bright green, succulent with small red flowers. Excellent in pots, rock gardens, or on slopes.? Full or part sun, any soil, infrequent water once established.? Fertilize with flower food every 6-8 weeks.? May freeze in severe cold, but usually recovers.
OLDHAM BAMBOO Bambusa multiplex 'Oldhammii' Stunning, classical clumping bamboo. Culm walls are thick to 4 in., and soft, with short branches forming fairly open clumps. Young shoots are edible. Up to 55' tall. Full to part sun, hardy to 20F. Regular water and frequent feeding with Tree & shrub food.
RIVER BIRCH Betula nigra, Multi Beautiful large tree to 70 x 50 feet. Best in cooler areas of the Southwest. Trunk often forks and the pinkish bark flakes and curls, adding landscape interest year around.? Full sun, rich soil with good drainage, regular fertilizer and ample water.? Easy where adapted.
RIVER BIRCH MULTI Betula nigra, Multi Beautiful large tree to 70 x 50 feet. Best in cooler areas of the Southwest. The pinkish bark flakes and curls, adding landscape interest year around.? Full sun, rich soil with good drainage, regular fertilizer and ample water.? Easy where adapted.
CASCALOTE - Caesalpinia cacalaco Caesalpinia cacalaco Graceful small tree to 15 x 15' or more. Yellow flowers fall and winter. Rose-like thorns on stems. Foliage is dense and dark green, contrasting with yellow flowers. Can also be maintained in shrub form by seasonal pruning. Full sun and good drainage. Hardy to 25 degrees.
CAPTAIN COOK BOTTLEBRUSH Callistemon 'Captain Cook' Tough, Austrailian bushy evergreen shrub to 8 x 6 feet or more has bright red, brushlike flowers on and off all year.? Fast growing and easy to train.? Best in full sun; likes amended soil with some drainage and deep, infrequent water when established.
CHINA DOLL CANNA Canna x generalis Beautiful dwarf Canna to 1 ft. Spikes of deep pink orchidlike flowers on green foliage. Full to part sun, amended soil, good drainage and regular water. Excellent accent or border; will spread in your garden. Dormant in winter; remove foliage when completely brown.
TANGELO ORANGE CANNA Canna x generalis Pretty plant to 4' tall has green foliage with bright orange blooms and red centers. Grow in full or part sun in rich soil with good drainage and regular water. Nice accent or border; divide clumps every 3 to 4 years. Remove foliage only when completely brown.
BRANDYWINE CANNA Canna x generalis Attractive tropical plant to 3 ft. Spikes of red, orchidlike flowers on green foliage. Full to part sun, amended soil, good drainage and regular water. Excellent accent or border; increases in size each year.? Dormant in winter; remove foliage when completely brown.
CHINA LADY CANNA Canna x generalis Attractive dwarf Canna to 1 ft. Spikes of blushing pink orchidlike flowers on purple foliage. Full to part sun, amended soil, good drainage and regular water. Excellent accent or border; will spread in your garden. Dormant in winter; remove foliage when completely brown.
CHINESE CORAL CANNA Canna x generalis Tropical beauty to 4 feet or more. This neat variety shows bright coral flowers atop graceful foliage all season. A great accent plant that adds 'pups' each year. Give it full to part sun, good drainage and regular water. Cut to the ground late Nov.
FUTURITY RED CANNA Canna x generalis Pretty plant to 4' tall has deep maroon foliage with bright red blooms. Grow in full or part sun in rich soil with good drainage and regular water. Nice accent or border; divide clumps every 3 to 4 years. Remove foliage only when completely brown.
FUTURITY ROSE CANNA Canna x generalis Attractive plant to 4' tall has deep maroon foliage with deep pink blooms. Grow in full or part sun in rich soil with good drainage and regular water. Nice accent or border; divide clumps every 3 to 4 years. Remove foliage only when completely brown.
FUTURITY YELLOW CANNA Canna x generalis Tropical beauty to 4' tall has deep maroon foliage with bright yellow blooms. Grow in full or part sun in rich soil with good drainage and regular water. Nice accent or border; divide clumps every 3 to 4 years. Remove foliage only when completely brown.
MEXICAN PAPAYA - Caricaceae 'Mexican' Caricaceae 'Mexican' Fast-growing, short lived large plant to 12 ft. Hollow green or purple trunk is straight and cylindrical with prominent leaf scars. Leaves vary from 1 to 2 ft. wide. Delicious fruit may weigh up to 10 lbs. Loves hot locations, well drained soil and deep infrequent water.
BURGUNDY LACE DESERT WILLOW - Chilopsis linearis 'Burgundy Lace' Chilopsis linearis 'Burgundy Lace' This attractive and smaller drought tolerant ornamental tree grows to 15 x 15 feet shows fragrant burgundy flowers all summer. It's tough, attractive and water efficient! Full sun, good drainage and deep, infrequent water when established.
RED MARGUERITE - Chrysanthemum frutescens Chrysanthemum frutescens Attractive compact plant to 3 x 3 feet. Pretty red flowers.? Excellent in pots or borders. Prefers afternoon shade, amended soil, good drainage and regular water. Feed monthly with Flower Food.
2-in-1 Salad Citrus Citrus Harvest your own citrus salad from these compact, multi-variety trees! Each tree has 2 different citrus varieties; individual varieties are listed on tree branches.? Best in large pots; protect from severe cold.? Remove suckers and prune to keep varieties equal in size.
CUPHEA RUMBA Cuphea llavea Striking red flowers from spring till fall, and a great attractor of hummingbirds. Produces masses of 1 inch purple tubular flowers. Attractive plant to 18 inches. Prefers afternoon shade, amended, well-drained soil and regular water. Protect from frost.?
ORANGE QUINCE? Cydonia oblonga Related to pears. Fruit is bright yellow-orange when ripe. Unique fragrance. Grows to 12 ft. or more. Often too hard and astringent to eat raw, but the flesh softens and turns an attractive pink when cooked. High pectin, ideal for preserves. PM shade and regular watering.
PINEAPPLE QUINCE - Cydonia oblonga Cydonia oblonga Related to pears. Fruit is bright yellow when ripe. Unique fragrance. Grows to 12 ft. or more. Often too hard and astringent to eat raw, but the flesh softens and turns an attractive pink when cooked. High pectin, ideal for preserves. PM shade and regular watering.
DICHONDRA "SILVER FALLS" Dichondra Attractive, ground-hugging plant spreads by rooting surface runners and seeds. Excellent trailing accent for pots. Small area ground cover for areas with shade or morning sun. Withstands foot traffic very well.? Give it regular water and fertilizer.
ORANGE DROP IRIS Dietes vegeta 'Orange Drop' Tough, evergreen to 2 feet or more grows and spreads from rhizomes; has periodic stems of ivory flowers with orange blotches.? Good in containers or landscapes. Sun or shade, amended soil with good drainage and moderate to infrequent water.? Remove old flower stalks. Don't prune.
AMARILLO JACK ? Eremophila Eremophila Attractive dense shrub to 4 x 4 ft. Use in wide open spaces. Foliage has small round emerald green leaves set closely. Nearly Ever-blooming blossoms are masses of yellow tubular flowers. Takes our alkaline soil and water! Full Sun, deep infrequent water. Hardy to 25 F.
PINK BEAUTY EREMOPHILA Eremophila Attractive dense shrub to 7 x 7 ft. Use in wide open spaces. Natural form is quite unique, with wild, arching branches. Foliage has narrow bright green leaves set closely. Spring blossoms are masses of pink tubular flowers. Full Sun, deep infrequent water. Hardy to 25? F
SILVER STREAK EREMOPHILA Eremophila sp. 'Silver Streak' Prostrate, spreading and hardy variety to 2 x 9'. Silvery foliage with tubular yellow flowers in spring and fall. Well suited to dry climates. Full sun with good drainage. Once established, water deep and infrequent, tolerant of moderate frost and, extended dry periods.
APRICOT TWIST ERYSIMUM - Erysimum hybridum Erysimum hybridum Loose upright plant from 1 to 2 ft. Covered with apricot and orange colored flowers with spicy scent in spring.? Pretty border or accent.? Likes full sun, amended soil, good drainage and moderate to infrequent water when established.? Groom after bloom to keep neat.
PASTEL PATCHWORK ERYSIMUM -? Erysimum hybridum Erysimum hybridum Loose upright plant to 2 ft or more is covered with lemon, cream, violet and tangerine flowers with spicy scent in spring.? Pretty border or accent. Full sun, amended soil, good drainage and moderate to infrequent water when established.? Groom after bloom to keep neat.
COOLABAH Eucalyptus microtheca Large, cold tolerant eucalyptus grows rapidly to 30 feet or more.? A superior dry area accent or border.? Stands up to strong winds.? Full sun, good drainage and deep, infrequent water when established.? Hardy to 10 degrees.?
CORAL GUM TREE Eucalyptus torquata? Beautifully flowered eucalyptus grows rapidly to 20 feet or more. Decorative buds are bronze to red, shaped like little lanterns. A superior dry area accent or border.? Full sun, good drainage and deep, infrequent water when established.? Hardy to 29 F.
BONITA ASH TREE Fraxinus velutina 'Bonita' Vigorous, variety grows rapidly to 25 x 25 feet or more. Mushroom shaped canopy. Yellow foliage in fall.? Excellent shade tree for our climate.? Full sun, amended soil, good drainage and deep, infrequent water when established.? Fertilize in March, May and September.
AZTEC GOLD DAYLILY Hemerocallis Tropical leaves with stems of large bright yellow-orange blooms spring through fall to 3 ft. Tough, attractive accent for any climate.? Sun or shade, amended soil with good drainage and infrequent water when established.? Feed regularly. plant is dormant in winter.
BUTTERSCOTCH RUFFLES DAYLILY Hemerocallis Arching leaves with stems of butterscotch ivory blooms spring through fall.? Attractive and hardy accent for any climate.? Sun or shade, amended soil with good drainage and infrequent water when established.? Feed regularly. Plant is dormant in winter.
DARLING DELEMMA DAYLILY Hemerocallis Soft, arching leaves with stems of ivory blooms with plum eyes and edges spring through fall.? Tough, attractive accent for any climate.? Sun or shade, amended soil with good drainage and infrequent water when established.? Feed regularly; plant is dormant in winter.
PANDORA'S BOX DAYLILY Hemerocallis Soft, arching leaves with stems of white blooms with lime then purple eyes spring through fall.? Attractive, hardy accent for any climate.? Sun or shade, amended soil with good drainage and infrequent water when established.? Regularly feed. Plant is dormant in winter.
RED VOLUNTEER DAYLILY Hemerocallis Soft, arching leaves with stems of red blooms with yellow eyes spring through fall.? Attractive, hardy accent for any climate.? Sun or shade, amended soil with good drainage and infrequent water when established.? Regularly feed. Plant is dormant in winter.
STRAWBERRY CANDY DAYLILY Hemerocallis Graceful leaves with stems of soft pink blooms with yellow then magenta eyes spring through fall.? Tough, attractive accent for any climate.? Sun or shade, amended soil with good drainage and infrequent water when established.? Feed frequently. Plant is dormant in winter.
STRAWBERRY CANDY DAYLILY Hemerocallis Beautiful arching leaves. Soft pink blooms with magenta-then-yellow centered eyes spring through fall.? Attractive, hardy accent for any climate.? Sun or shade, amended soil with good drainage and infrequent water when established.? Regularly feed. Plant is dormant in winter.
CHERRY CHEEKS DAYLILY Hemerocallis 'Cherry Cheeks' Beautiful leaves with eye catching deep pink blooms and yellow throats. Attractive garden accent for any climate.? Sun or shade, amended soil with good drainage and infrequent water when established.? Feed regularly. plant is dormant in winter, trim to the ground.
MINI PEARLE DAYLILY Hemerocallis 'Mini Pearle' Graceful leaves with stems of light pink blooms with yellow throat. Beautiful garden accent for any climate.? Sun or shade, amended soil with good drainage and infrequent water when established.? Feed regularly. plant is dormant in winter, trim to the ground.
BUTTERFLY HIBISCUS PATIO TREE Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Butterfly' Decorative topiary to about 7' x 4' has single yellow blooms. Grow in containers or in landscapes for annual color. Give it morning sun, rich, well-drained soil and regular water. Cover to protect from frost and freezing or bring indoors.
JANE COWL HIBISCUS PATIO TREE Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Jane Cowl' Decorative topiary to about 7' x 4' has double orange blooms. Grow in containers or for annual landscape color. Give it morning sun, rich, well-drained soil and regular water. Cover to protect from frost and freezing or bring indoors.
LIPSTICK HIBISCUS PATIO TREE Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Lipstick' Decorative topiary to about 7' x 4' has single pink blooms. Grow in containers or for annual landscape color. Give it morning sun, rich, well-drained soil and regular water. Cover to protect from frost and freezing or bring indoors.
ORANGE LOGAS HIBISCUS PATIO TREE Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Orange Logas' Decorative topiary to about 7' x 4' has single orange blooms. Grow in containers or for annual landscape color. Give it morning sun, rich, well-drained soil and regular water. Cover to protect from frost and freezing or bring indoors.
PAINTED LADY HIBISCUS PATIO TREE Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Painted Lady' Decorative topiary to about 7' x 4' has single pink, white ringed, red centered blooms.? in containers or grow for annual landscape color. Give it morning sun, rich, well-drained soil and regular water. Cover to protect from frost and freezing or bring indoors.
RED DRAGON HIBISCUS PATIO TREE Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Red Dragon' Decorative topiary to about 7' x 4' has single red blooms. Grow in containers or for annual landscape color. Give it morning sun, rich, well-drained soil and regular water. Cover to protect from frost and freezing or bring indoors.
RUM RUNNER HIBISCUS Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Rum Runner' Decorative shrub to about 4' x 4' has single orange-pink blooms with ruffled orange edges all season. Nice landscape accent; does well in containers too! Looks its best when given morning sun, rich, well-drained soil and regular water.
SAN DIEGO RED HIBISCUS PATIO TREE Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'San Diego Red' Decorative topiary to about 7' x 4' has single red blooms. Grow in containers or for annual landscape color. Give it morning sun, rich, well-drained soil and regular water.? Cover to protect from frost and freezing or bring indoors.
VICE PRESIDENT HIBISCUS PATIO TREE Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Vice President' Decorative topiary to about 7' x 4' has single red blooms. Best in containers or grow for annual landscape color. Give it morning sun, rich, well-drained soil and regular water. Cover to protect from frost and freezing or bring indoors.
DOUBLE PINK ROSE-OF-SHARON TREE Hibiscus syriacus 'Double Pink', Std. Attractive and winter-hardy flowering topiary to 12 x 6 ft. Double pink flowers spring through fall. Full to part sun, amended soil, good drainage, regular fertilizer and moderate water.? Routinely prune for shape. Prune to rejuvinate in winter for best results.
DOUBLE PURPLE ROSE-OF-SHARON TREE Hibiscus syriacus 'Double Purple', Std. Attractive and winter-hardy flowering topiary to 12 x 6 ft. Double purple flowers spring through fall. Full to part sun, amended soil, good drainage, regular fertilizer and moderate water.? Routinely prune for shape. Prune to rejuvinate in winter for best results.
DOUBLE RED ROSE-OF-SHARON TREE Hibiscus syriacus 'Double Red', Std. Attractive and winter-hardy flowering topiary to 12 x 6 ft. Double red flowers spring through fall. Full to part sun, amended soil, good drainage, regular fertilizer and moderate water.? Routinely prune for shape. Prune to rejuvinate in winter for best results.
CHRISTINE LANTANA - Utah text only Lantana camara Vigorous hybrid variety to 2 feet or more has pungent foliage with pink flowers all season.? Great accent, background or specimen plant.? Good in containers.? Full sun, any soil, good drainage and deep, infrequent water.?
DALLAS RED LANTANA - Utah text only Lantana camara Colorful variety to 2 feet or more has bright red and yellow flowers all season.? Great accent, background or sepcimen plant.? Good in containers. Full sun, any soil, good drainage and deep, infrequent water.?
IRENE LANTANA - Utah text only Lantana camara Pungent, hybrid variety to 2 feet or more has magenta and yellow flowers all season.? Great accent, background or specimen plant.? Good in containers. Full sun, any soil, good drainage and deep, infrequent water.?
NEW GOLD LANTANA - Utah text only Lantana camara Low, mounding variety with golden yellow flower clusters spring through fall. Good for spot ground cover, containers and planters.? Full to part sun, any soil, good drainage and deep, infrequent water when established.?
RADIATION LANTANA - Utah text only Lantana camara Colorful variety to 2 feet or more has bright red and orange flowers all season.? Great accent, background or clipped hedge.? Good in containers. Full sun, any soil, good drainage and deep, infrequent water.
RED SPREADER LANTANA Lantana camara Attractive low mounding variety to 2 feet. Has bright red and yellow flowers all season.? Great accent, background or ground cover. Great in containers too. Full sun, any soil, good drainage and deep, infrequent water.? May go dormant in winter; prune heavily in spring.
WHITE LANTANA - Utah text only Lantana camara Compact shrubby variety shows loads of white flowers spring through fall and makes a superb, water efficient landscape accent. Put in full to part sun, well drained soil and give it deep, infrequent water when established.?
YELLOW SPREADER LANTANA - Utah text only Lantana camara Ground cover variety spreading to 3 feet or more has bright yellow flowers all season.? Great bank cover, accent or potted plant.? Full sun, any soil, good drainage and deep, infrequent water.?
PURPLE TRAILING LANTANA - Utah text only Lantana montevidensis Tough, fast-spreading ground cover plant with nearly continuous clusters of lilac flowers.? Great for containers, slopes or accents.? Full sun, any soil, deep infrequent water once established.? Feed lightly with flower food.
GREEN CLOUD TEXAS SAGE Leucophyllum frutescens 'Green Cloud' Green version of the Texas Sage grows rapidly to 5 feet or more with magenta flowers in summer and fall.? Good hedge or desert accent.? Full sun, well-drained soil, deep, infrequent water when established.? Feed lightly with desert plant food in spring.
GRAY CLOUD TEXAS SAGE Leucophyllum frutescens 'Grey Cloud' Nice color change version of the Texas Sage to 5 feet or more. Fragrant, magenta flowers in summer and fall.? Good desert hedge or accent.? Full sun, well-drained soil, deep, infrequent water when established.? Feed lightly with desert plant food in spring.
TEXAS PRIVET Ligustrum japonicum 'Texanum' Classic deep green shrub to 6 feet or more is ideal for our climate.? Use as landscape accent, hedge or screen. Best with PM shade, amended soil with good drainage and moderate water.? Supplement fertilizer with chelated iron to combat alkalai induced chlorosis.
OHIA LEHUA IN HAWAII Metrosideros collina 'Springfire' Brilliant orange-red powder puff-like blooms and compact, upright form to 7 x 4 ft. Thick, leathery foliage is covered with a grey hue, great contrast with flowers. Excellent as a flowering hedge. Full sun regular deep water. Feed spring and fall, sheer after flowering.
CATMINT Nepeta faassenii 'Catmint' Attractive plant to 18 inches. Grey dark green leaves are perfect background for the delicate blue flowers. Use as a good tea herb. Drives cats nuts. Takes full to part sun. Amended, well-drained soil and regular water.
SCOPARIA MELONGOLLY BLUE Nierembergia scoparia Pleasant fruity scent, powder blue flowers cover this finely foliaged bush. A great new plant for adding texture and/or a soft accent. Grows to 18 inches. Great in containers or flower gardens. Blooms through summer and non-edible. Best in afternoon shade and regular water.
SUNSCAPE DAISY Osteospermum dandenong Blooms heavy spring and fall. Compact to 1 x 4 ft. Semi-trailing habit makes it a perfect plant for flower beds or containers. Choose many different colors. Full to part sun, amended soil with good drainage and moderate water.? Clip spent flowers to keep neat.
BLUE CROWN PASSION FLOWER - Passiflora alatocaerulea 'Blue Crown' Passiflora alatocaerulea 'Blue Crown' Beautiful fruiting vine to 20 feet or more has large, white flowers with purple crowns all summer.? Good on fence, trellis or wall. Attracts butterflies! Afternoon shade, good drainage, regular water. Give flower food in spring, summer and fall. Prune to keep neat.
RUBY GLOW PASSION FLOWER Passiflora alatocaerulea 'Ruby Glow' Sweet smelling vine to 20 feet. Large, lavender-pink flowers all summer.? Needs pollinator to fruit. Good on fence, trellis or wall.? Afternoon shade, well-drained soil, moderate water and flower food in spring, summer and fall. Prune heavily to keep neat and control.
VENICE PASSION FLOWER Passiflora alatocaerulea 'Venice' Attractive non-fruiting vine to 20 feet or more has large, deep purple flowers with light centers all summer.? Good on fence, trellis or wall. Attracts butterflies! Afternoon shade, good drainage. Give flower food in spring, summer and fall. Prune to keep neat
LADY SLIPPER Pedilanthus macrocarpus Unusual and attractive drought tolerant succulent to 3 x 3 ft. Mostly leafless. One of the best container plants for warm climates. Unusual orange-red slipper-shaped flowers appear in fall and spring. Hummingbirds love it! Best with good drainage and some shade.
KALEIDOSCOPE RED STAR FLOWER Penta Beautiful and hardy warm season plant. Star-like clusters of red flowers. It makes a superb bedding, accent or border subject! Give it full to part sun, well-drained soil and regular water. Remove spent blooms to keep neat. Don't be afraid to rotate it with your annuals.
WHITE PETUNIA -? Petunia hybrida 'Grandiflora White' Petunia Has fragrant, white flowers spring and fall. Plant in late afternoon shade with amended, well-drained soil and regular water.? Feed monthly with flower food.? Pinch back halfway for compact growth and continued bloom.
BLUE PETUNIA Petunia hybrida 'Grandiflora Blue' Has fragrant, blue flowers spring and fall. Plant in late afternoon shade with amended, well-drained soil and regular water.? Feed monthly with flower food.? Pinch back halfway for compact growth and continued bloom.
PETUNIA, ASSORTED Petunia hybrida 'Grandiflora Mixed' Has fragrant, flowers spring and fall. Wide variety of colors. Plant in late afternoon shade with amended, well-drained soil and regular water.? Feed monthly with flower food.? Pinch back halfway for compact growth and continued bloom.
PINK PETUNIA Petunia hybrida 'Grandiflora Pink' Has fragrant, pink flowers spring and fall. Plant in late afternoon shade with amended, well-drained soil and regular water.? Feed monthly with flower food.? Pinch back halfway for compact growth and continued bloom.
RED PETUNIA? Petunia hybrida 'Grandiflora Red' Has fragrant, red flowers spring and fall. Plant in late afternoon shade with amended, well-drained soil and regular water.? Feed monthly with flower food.? Pinch back halfway for compact growth and continued bloom.
DESERT BLUE BELLS - Phacelia campanularia Phacelia campanularia Showy little desert shrub to 2 ft.Light green foliage edged in red with pretty blue flowers. Tolerates full sun. Grows quickly and blooms early. Can re-grow from seeds. Provide good drainage and regular water.
CANARY ISLAND DATE PALM Phoenix canariensis Slow-growing palm to 20 X 16 feet or more. Rapidly achieves width. Hardy to 20 degrees.? Also known as Pineapple Palm.? Will take poor soil and drought.? Water deeply and infrequently once established.? Fertilize with Palm Food 2-3 times from May to September.
PIGMY DATE PALM Phoenix roebelenii Slow growing to 6 feet or more. Nice plant to add tropical look. Prefers PM shade and regular water. Protect during cold snaps. Good container palm for indoors, atriums, or protected patios. Fertilize lightly with palm food 2-3 times from April-September.
MASTIC TREE Pistacia lentiscus, Std. Dark green leaves, low and spreading tree. Drought and heat tolerant. Dark red, or green flower spikes. Grows to 15 x 20 feet or more. Takes full sun and soil tolerant. Will grow faster with amended soil. Water deep and infrequent.
PINK TRUMPET VINE? Podranea ricasoliana Profuse fragrant lilac-pink trumpet shaped flowers all summer long. Vigorous, woody, climber without tendrils. Sends up 10 + ft. tall strong stems, with spreading branches & graceful arching habit. When established, full sun, infrequent water and regular fertilizing.
WESTERN COTTENLESS COTTONWOOD Populus fremontii Southwest native distinguished from others by broad, crown and thicker leaves. Grows quickly to? 35 x 25 feet or more; has clear yellow fall color. Great shade tree for large areas; not for small yards.? Full sun, good drainage and deep, infrequent water when established.
DWARF BONANZA PEACH -? Prunus persica 'Bonanza Peach' Genetic dwarf to 6 ft. Leaves are maroon in early summer, later green. Heavy crop of large, yellow freestone fruit. Thin after fruit set. Containers or landscape. Self fertile. Minimum winter chill.? Amended soil, good drainage, moderate water during growing season.? Fertilize with fruit tree Food in Feb, May and Sept.
DWARF PIX ZEE PEACH -? Prunus persica 'Pix Zee Peach' Genetic dwarf to 6 feet with high quality, semicling, large yellow fruit. Thin after fruit set. Self fertile.? Moderate winter chill.? Amended soil, good drainage, moderate water in growing season.? Fertilize with Fruit Tree and Nut Food in February, May and September.
PYRACANTHA "LOW BOY" Pyracantha, coccinea "Low Boy" Winter color! Ground cover variety to 3 x 8 ft. wide. White flowers in spring followed by bright orange berries.? Great low barrier hedge, accent or bank cover.? Full sun, amended soil, good drainage and deep, infrequent water when established. Clip or leave natural.
NORTHERN RED OAK Quercus rubra Spreading branches and rounded canopy variety grows rapidly to 50 x 35 ft. or more. New leaves are red or bright yellow in the spring turning dark red or orange in the fall. Best in higher elevations. Good drainage, amended soil, regular water and food. Stake when young.
PINK DANCER HAWTHORN Rhaphiolepis indica Popular evergreen shrub to 2 x 4 feet has deep pink flowers in spring. Foliage is bronzy red in winter.? Excellent low hedge or foundation plant. Best with some PM shade, amended soil with good drainage, and moderate water in growing season.? Fertilize regularly.
BLUEBERRY MUFFIN INDIAN HAWTHORN Rhaphiolepis umbellata 'Blueberry Muffin' Superior selection, dense rounded variety to 4 x 4 feet. White flowers in spring and fall. Foliage changes color thru the seasons. Super accent!? Protect from reflected sun. Amended soil, good drainage and moderate water.? Fertilize with shrub food in March and September.
BETTY BOOP ROSE Rosa Patented, floribunda rose with fragrant, yellow-ivory blooms edged in red.? AARS award
winner, 1999!? Protect from reflected afternoon sun.? Fertilize every six weeks; water deeply and infrequently.? Maintenance pruning as needed.
BETTY PRIOR ROSE Rosa Mildly fragrant, floribunda rose with clusters of small carmine pink blooms, with dark pink reverse.? Protect from reflected afternoon sun.? Fertilize with rose food each
blooming cycle; water deeply and infrequently.? Prune heavily in January.
BLACK MAGIC ROSE -? Rosa 'Black Magic' Rosa Patented hybrid tea rose with 4-5 in., slightly fragrant, dark red double blooms. Protect from reflected afternoon sun.? Fertilize with rose food each blooming cycle; water deeply and infrequently.? Prune heavily in January.
DISNEYLAND ROSE Rosa Official rose of Disneyland. Light spicy blooms throughout the season. Wave after wave of brilliant, multi-toned flowers in huge clusters. Best in afternoon shade. Fertilize with rose food each blooming cycle; water deeply and infrequently. Prune heavily in January.
FRENCH PERFUME TREE ROSE - Tea - Rosa Bright, light yellow rose with striking pink picotee. Heady fruity scent and dazzling colors similar to 'Peace', but bolder. Bloom size 5 to 6 inches on 15 inch stems. Best in afternoon shade, fertilize with rose food each blooming cycle; water deeply and infrequently.
HOT SHOT ROSE -? Rosa 'Hot Shot' Rosa ARS award of excellence rose with orange-red blooms. Protect this little rose from reflected afternoon sun. Fertilize with rose food each blooming cycle. Water containers regularly; landscape plants deeply and infrequently. Prune throughout, heavily in January.
MARINA ROSE -? Rosa 'Marina' Rosa ARS selection winner. Colorful rose loaded with orange blooms. Protect this floribunda from reflected afternoon sun. Fertilize with rose food each blooming cycle. Water regularly; deeply and infrequently. Prune heavily and strip leaves in January.
RADIANT PERFUME ROSE Rosa Strong delicious lemony scent, with large deep yellow blooms. Vigorous J&P rose and well branched. Best in afternoon shade. Once established, fertilize with rose food each blooming cycle; water deeply and infrequently. Prune heavily in January.
RAINBOW SORBET ROSE Rosa Deep yellow buds rimmed with red. Blooms from spring through fall. This disease-resistant floribunda has dark green foliage.? Best in afternoon shade. Once established, fertilize with rose food each blooming cycle; water deeply and infrequently. Prune heavily in January.
RISE N SHINE MINIATURE ROSE - Rosa cultivar 'Rise N Shine', miniature Rosa Cute little rose with double yellow blooms. Pleasant 'tea' fragrance. Protect from reflected afternoon sun. Fertilize with rose food each blooming cycle. Water containers regularly; landscape plants deeply and infrequently. Prune throughout, heavily in January.
SOLSTICE ROSE Rosa Moderately fragrant, with large sunny yellow blooms. Vigorous grower and well branched. Best in afternoon shade. Once established, fertilize with rose food each blooming cycle; water deeply and infrequently. Prune heavily in January.
SPELLBOUND ROSE -? Rosa 'Spellbound' Rosa Stunning deep coral coral pink 4 inch blooms that last for weeks. 2006 rose of the year. Light spicy fragrance. Disease resistant. Fertilize with rose food each blooming cycle; water deeply and infrequently.? Prune heavily in January.
TAHITIAN SUNSET ROSE Rosa 2006 AARS WINNER and a Rose Hills gold-medal winner. Its colors give these large, luminous apricot blooms an enchanting, tie-dyed effect. Best in afternoon shade. Fertilize with rose food each blooming cycle; water deeply and infrequently. Prune heavily in January.
FRAGRANT WAVE ROSE Rosa? 'Fragrant Wave' Extraordinary rose. Spicy scent. Abundant giant bloom clusters. All summer long. Classic buds swirl open and out, into snowy blossoms with sunny yellow stamens. Upright, well-branched, vigorous and disease resistant. Best in afternoon shade. Water deep and infrequently.
DUBLIN BAY CLIMBING ROSE Rosa 'Dublin Bay' Climbing Beautiful and hardy, climbing rose with 4 in., strongly fragrant, bright red blooms. Non-patent. Protect from afternoon sun.? Fertilize with rose food each blooming cycle; water deeply and infrequently. All climbers require special pruning.
DESERT RUELLIA Ruellia Larger, noninvasive variety to about 4 feet tall shows deep blue flowers throughout the season.? It makes a good accent or border. Does best in AM sun with well-drained soil and regular water. Can be grown in containers.
CHAPARRAL SAGE Salvia clevelandii Southwest native to 4 feet tall. Blue flowers in spring and summer. Wonderful sage fragrance, nice addition to desert themes. Full sun, infrequent water when established.? Use desert plant food in spring and summer.? Prune in spring before new growth begins.
MARIGOLD MIX Tagetes hybrids? Mixed medium flowers orange & yellow all season. Height to 18 in. Excellent border plant. Full sun, good drainage and moderate water.? Feed monthly with Flower Food.? Remove spent? flowers for continuous bloom.? Avoid overhead watering.? Scented foliage repels insects.
MARIGOLD ORANGE Tagetes hybrids 'Marigold Orange' Medium, orange flowers all season. Height to 10 in. Excellent border, or accent. Full sun, good drainage and moderate water.? Feed monthly with Flower Food.? Remove spent? flowers for continuous bloom.? Avoid overhead watering. Scented foliage repels insects.
PURPLE HEART Tradescantia pallida 'Purpurea' This attractive plant to 1' x 2' or more. Shows purple flowers on unusual bicolor leaves. Good for pots, bedding plants or spot ground cover, it may go dormant in winter. Full sun to filtered shade with moderate water. Pinch back after bloom.
COMPACT XYLOSMA Xylosma congestum 'Compactum' Dense spreading shrub to 4 x 6 ft or more. An excellent accent, hedge or screen for any area.? Shear or leave natural.? Likes full sun to medium shade, amended soil with good drainage, and deep, infrequent water when established. Feed lightly in spring and fall.
SPANISH BAYONET YUCCA -? Yucca aloifolia Slow-growing, widely adaptable plant to 8 feet or more with white flower stalks in summer.? Good in a variety for xeriscapes.? Full sun, well-drained soil, deep, infrequent water when established.? Be careful of spines if located in well-traveled areas.
CALIFORNIA FUCHSIA Zauschneria californica Drought tolerant narrow grey leafed, with fall blooms of striking coral red. Tolerant of alkaline soil. Grows to 1 x 2 ft. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Best with afternoon shade, and good drainage. Fertilize with Flower Food spring and fall for best color.