RELIABLE PLANTS for

HOT & DRY CLIMATES

 

STARNOTE 530

June 2009

Great choices for tough & hot conditions

 

 

Trees

Shrubs

Accents

Vines

Grasses

Groundcover

 

 

Trees

Common Name

Botanical Name

Common Name

Botanical Name

Mulga Acacia

Acacia aneura

Palm, Date

Phoenix dactylifera

Twisted Acacia

Acacia schaffneri

Pine, Mondell

Pinus eldarica

Sweet Acacia

Acacia smallii

Pine, Aleppo

Pinus halepensis

Shoestring Acacia

Acacia stenophylla

Pine, Stone

Pinus pinea

Silk Tree

Albizia julibrissin

Chinese Pistache

Pistacia chinensis

Mexican Blue Palm

Brahea armata

Texas Ebony

Pithecellobium flexicaule

Hackberry

Celtis spp

Cottonwood, Western

Populus, fremontii

Desert Museum Palo Verde

Cercidium “Desert Museum

Mesquite, Chilean

Prosopis chilensis

Palo Verde, Blue

Cercidium floridum

Mesquite, Western Honey

Prosopis glandulosa

Redbud

Cercis spp

Mesquite, Hybrid

Prosopis hybrids

Palm, Mediterranean Fan

Chamerops humilis

Mesquite, Arizona

Prosopis velutina

Desert Willow

Chilopsis cultivars

Pomegranate

Punica ‘Wonderful’

Pink Dawn Chitalpa

Chitalpa tashkentensis

“Pink Dawn”

Oak, Holly

Quercus ilex

Texas Olive

Cordia boisseieri

Oak, Cork

Quercus suber

Eucalyptus, Coolibah

Eucalyptus microtheca

Oak, Southern Live

Quercus virginiana

Silver Dollar Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus polyanthemos

Texas Mountain Laurel

Sophora Secundiflora

Fan-Tex Ash

Fraxinus velutina “Rio Grande

Palm, Windmill

Trachycarpus fortunei

Locust

Gleditsia species

Elm species

Ulmus parvifolia

Goldenrain Tree

Koelreuteria paniculata

Chaste Tree

Vitex agnus-castus

Texas Umbrella

Melia azederach

Palm, Mexican Fan

Wahingtonia robusta

Olive, Swan Hill

Olea europaea “Swan Hill”

Palm, California Fan

Washingtonia filifera

Olive, Wilson

Olea europaea “Wilson

Zelkova, Saw-leaf

Zelkova serrata

Mexican Palo Verde

Parkinsonia aculeata

 

 

Canary Island Date Palm

Phoenix canariensis

 

 

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Shrubs

Common Name

Botanical Name

Common Name

Botanical Name

Strawberry Bush

Arbutus unedo

Cassia, Green

Cassia nemophylla

Saltbush, Four-wing

Atriplex canescens

Cassia, Sickle-leaf

Cassia phyllodinea

Broom, Desert

Baccharis sarothroides

Senna, Shrubby

Cassia wislizenii

Barberry, Japanese

Berberis thunbergii

Hackberry, Desert

Celtis pallida

Butterfly Bush, Dwarf

Buddleia davidii

Rockrose

Cistus species

Butterfly Bush

Buddleia nanhoensis

Cordia, Littleleaf

Cordia parvifolia

Bird of Paradise, Yellow

Caesalpinia gilliesii

Cotoneaster, Gray Leaf

Cotoneaster glaucophyllus

Bird of Paradise, Red

Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Red Clusterberry

Cotoneaster parneyi

Fairyduster, Baja

Calliandra californica

Indigo Bush, Pink

Dalea pulchra

Fairyduster

Calliandra eriophylla

Silverberry, Ebbing’s

Elaeagnus ebbingei

Bottlebrush

Callistemon citrinus species

Emu Bush

Eremophila cultivars

Cassia, Feathery

Cassia artemisioides

Euonymus, Evergreen

Euonymus japonica

Apache Plume

Fallugia paradoxa

Sage, Autumn

Salvia greggi

Guava, Pineapple

Feijoa sellowiana

Sage, Mexican Bush

Salvia leucantha

Juniper

Juniperus species

Santolina, Gray/Green

Santolian species

Lantana

Lantana camara

Jojoba

Simmondsia chinesis

Creosote

Larrea tridentate

Laurel, Texas Mountain

Sophora secundiflora

Sage, Texas Sage

Leucophyllum species

Broom, Spanish

Spartium junceum

Cotoneaster, Gray Leaf

Cotoneaster glaucophyllus

Lilac, Persian

Syringa persica

Oleander, Dwarf & Regular

Nerium species

Yellow Bells – Gold

Tecoma stans

Arborvitae

Platycladus orientalis

Germander

Teucrium chamaedrys

Pomegranate, Orn.Dwarf

Punica granatum

Germander, Bush

Teucrium fruiticans

Pyracantha

Pyracantha cultivars

Rosewood, Arizona

Vauquelina californica

Sugarbush

Rhus ovata

Xylosma

Xylosma congestum

Rosemary

Rosmarimus officinalis

 

 

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Accents

Common Name

Botanical Name

Common Name

Botanical Name

Yarrow

Achillea cultivars

Perky Sue

Hymenoxis

Agave, Century Plant

Agave Americana

Daisy, Blackfoot

Melampodium leucanthum

Agave, Nevada

Agave utahensis nevadensis

Penstemon

Penstemon cultivars

Marigold, Desert

Baileya multiradiata

Sage, Russian

Perovskia atriplicifolia

Bush Morning Glory

Convolvulus cneorum

Sage, Victoria Blue

Salvia farinacea cultivars

Desert Spoon

Dasylirion species

Marigold, Mountain

Tagetes lemmonii

Daisy, Bush

Euryops cultivars

Yucca, Spanish Bayonet

Yucca aloifolia

Daisy, Felicia

Felicia amelloides

Yucca, Banana

Yucca baccata

Ocotillo

Fouquiera splendens

Yucca, Soaptree

Yucca elata

Blanket Flower

Gaillardia cultivars

Yucca, Spanish Dagger

Yucca gloriosa

Yucca, Red

Hesperaloe parviflora

Yucca, Weeping

Yucca recurvifolia

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Vines

Common Name

Botanical Name

Common Name

Botanical Name

Banks Rose

Rosa banksiae

Primrose Jasmine

Jasminum mesnyi

Cat Claw

Macfadyena unguis-cati

Pyracantha

Pyracantha graberi ‘Firethorn’

Honeysuckle, Halls

Lonicera japonica “Halliana”

Silver Lace Vine

Polygonum aubertii

Lilac Vine

Hardenbergia

Trumpet Creeper, hybrid

Campsis cultivars

Orange Jubilee Honeysuckle

Tecomaria x ‘Orange Jubilee’

Wisteria

Wisteria sinensis

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Grasses

Common Name

Botanical Name

Common Name

Botanical Name

Beargrass

Nolina cultivars

Maiden Grass

Miscanthus cultivars

Blue Fescue

Festuca ovina

Mexican Feather Grass

Stipa tenuissima

Blue Lyme Grass

Elymus glaucus

Pampas Grass

Cortaderia selloana

Deer Grass

Muhlenbergia cultivars

Quaking Grass

Briza media

Fountain Grass

Pennisetum cultivars

Zebra Grass

Miscanthus sinensis “Zebrinus”

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Groundcover

Common Name

Botanical Name

Common Name

Botanical Name

Acacia, Prostrate

Acacia redolens cultivars

Ice Plant, Common

Carpobrotus edulis

Australian Racer

Myoporum parvifolium

Ice Plant, Hardy

Delosperma nubigenum

Broom, Centennial

Baccharis x “Centennial”

Ice Plant, Hardy

Delosperma Cooperi

Broom, Thompson

Baccharis x “Starns”

Ice Plant, Red Spike

Cephalophyllum “Red Spike”

Brush, Coyote

Baccharis pilularis

Indigo Bush, Trailing

Dalea greggi

Gazania

Gazania hybrids

Indigo Bush, Yellow Trailing

Dalea Capitats ‘Sierra Gold’

Germander, Prostrate

Teucrium cultivars

Lantana, Trailing

Lantana montevidensis

Hearts and Flowers

Aptenia cordifolia

Verbena

Verbena hybrids

Acacia, Prostrate

Acacia redolens cultivars

 

 

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