PHOTO ID COMMON NAME BOTANICAL NAME NEVADA NARRATIVE Class LV
103605 Grecian Pattern Plank Acanthus mollis 'Oak Leaf' Intriguing tropical effect from large, oak-leaf-shaped foliage. Grow for attractive foliage and enjoy spikes of whitish-lilac flowers. Herbaceous perennial is useful in borders. Partial sun to full shade. Fast grower to 4 feet tall and wide, spreading rapidly. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years. Deep infrequent water, regular fertilizing. perennial
102105U Japanese Maple Acer palmatum Lacy red leaves changing to light green as it warms, turning to yellow then golden orange and red in the fall. Nice smaller tree with interesting growth habit to 15 ft or more. Provide shelter from afternoon sun for best results. Avoid crowding with other plants, provide good drainage and deep regular water. Decidious
102305U Red Japanese Maple Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum' Finely divided lacy red leaves changing to light green as it warms, turning to golden orange and red in the fall. Nice smaller tree with interesting growth habit to 16 ft or more. Provide shelter from afternoon sun for best results. Good drainage and deep regular water. Decidious
102905U Black Japanese Maple Acer palmatum 'Nigrum' Boldly hued small garden or patio tree displays black-red new foliage, maturing to deep purple-red. Slow-growing to 10 ft. high & 12 ft. wide. Useful for garden accents, also great in containers and as bonsai. Provide morning sun and good drainage.
154605 Norway Royal Red Maple Acer platanoides 'Royal Red' Beautiful slow growing tree to 25 feet or more. Deep maroon purple leaves. Best when planted at 3000 feet or higher with full sun. Amended soil, good drainage and moderate water. Protect from reflected heat. Maintain soil lower pH for best results.
104920 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. deciduous
154505 Burgundy Belle Maple Acer rubrum 'Burgundy Belle' Beautiful tree to 30 x 25 feet or more. Striking red to burgundy 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 lower soil pH for best results. Fertilize spring and fall.
102205 October Glory Red Maple Acer rubrum 'October Glory' Attractive tree is one of the best and most popular of the Red Maple cultivars. Excellent for intense fall color. Medium growth rate to 25 feet. Red flowers in dense clusters form before the leaves. Best with filtered shade, rich soil, good drainage and moderate water. Protect from hot winds and reflected heat.
104820 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. Decidious
103205 Midnight Blue Lily of the Nile Agapanthus africanus 'Midnight Blue' Graceful plant to 2 ft. with deep blue violet flowers on tall stalks in early summer. Colorful accent in any landscape; super container plant. Likes full to part sun, amended soil, good drainage and deep, infrequent water when established. Feed in spring and summer. Evergreen
103402 BLUESTORM LILY OF THE NILE Agapanthus praecox orientalis 'Bluestorm' Clumping plant to 1' with deep sky blue bell shaped flowers on short stalks in early summer. Colorful accent in any landscape; super container plant. Likes full to part sun, amended soil, good drainage and deep, infrequent water when established. Feed in spring and summer. Evergreen
403905 SILVER QUEEN AGAVE agave americana v. mediopicta Agave 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. Evergreen
404505 VARIEGATED CENTURY PLANT agave Americana v. marginata Agave 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. Evergreen
405105 VARIEGATED CARRIBEAN AGAVE Agave angustifolia v. marginata Agave 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 its single flowering stalk with greenish-yellow flowers. Infrequent water when established. Evergreen
412305 SPIDER AGAVE agave bracteosa Agave 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. Evergreen
405205 CARRIBEAN AGAVE Agave angustifolia Symmetrical tropical agave with narrow light green leaves. Grows to 4 x 4 ft. and prefers some afternoon shade. Produces its single flowering stalk with greenish-yellow flowers. Infrequent water when established. Evergreen
404905 MESCAL AGAVE Agave colorata Broad blue-grey leaves to 4 ft. decorated with intricate markings edged with large dark teeth. Produces its single flower stalk with reddish buds open to bright yellow flowers. Water efficient and tolerates poor soil, high heat, drought and wind. Evergreen
405905 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. Evergreen
403405 FEROX AGAVE Agave salmiana var. 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. Evergreen
105105T Mimosa Tree Albizzia julibrissin 'Rosea', Std. Beautiful tree grows rapidly to 25 x 25 feet or more with fluffy, fragrant pink flowers in summer. Excellent choice for our climate. Full sun, amended soil, good drainage and deep, infrequent water when established. Prune to shape in January. Feed in March, May and September. Deciduous
430140 Shallots Allium A bulb divided into cloves that grow on a common base. Prized in cooking for its distinctive flavor. Closely related to the onion. Give morning sun, regular water and fertilizer. To harvest, pull up clumps and separate the bulbs. Before using them let dry for about a month. Bulb
418905 TREE ALOE Aloe marlothii A relative of Aloe Vera in tree form reaches 8 feet or more with branching stems of large leaves. Flowers bright orange-red to yellow May thru Sept. Good in dry areas or containers. Full sun, well-drained soil, infrequent water when established. Hardy to 27 F. Evergreen
451205 Partridge Breast Aloe Aloe variegata Very attractive Clumps of short stemmed rosettes with Tiger-like white and green banded leaves that overlap closely. Mid summer flowers are salmon-red. Give morning sun and good drainage. Allow to dry between waterings. May be damaged at 25 F. Protect during winter or grow as annual. Evergreen Succulent
412005 Blue Hibiscus Alyogyne huegelii Attractive shrub to 8 feet has large, lilac blue flowers throughout the growing season. Good in pots or protected landscape areas. Prefers morning sun, amended soil, good drainage and deep, infrequent water when established. May be damaged at 31 F. Protect from frost and freezing. Tender Evergreen
412005P Blue Hibiscus Patio Tree Alyogyne huegelii P.T. Attractive topiary to 8 feet has large, lilac blue flowers throughout the growing season. Good in pots or protected landscape areas. Prefers morning sun, amended soil, good drainage and moderate water. May be damaged at 31 F. Protect from frost and freezing. Tender Evergreen
123701 Angelmist Angelonia Violet flowers, almost an inch across on soft slender upright spikes, and bloom most all summer. Smooth stems and narrow leaves. Foliage has pleasant scent. Bushy habit. Grows to 1 x 1 ft. Ideal for our hot desert climate. Give it full to part sun, well drained garden soil and moderate water. Evergreen
149401 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. annual
412505 Kangaroo Paw Anigozanthos Dark green swordlike leaves to 3 feet or taller. Striking tubular flowers in red, purple, green, or yellow are curved at ends like kangaroo paws. Flower spikes can reach up to 6 feet tall appearing in late spring through fall. Attracts hummingbirds. Best with some afternoon shade and well drained soil. Divide clumps to retain vigor. perennial
264140 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. perennial
303341 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. perennial
483505 Queen Palm Arecastrum romanzoffianum This graceful palm with , vigorous growth to 25 feet or more. It works well in sheltered areas and atriums. Protect from strong winds. May be damaged at 25 F. Wrap trunk to crown with burlap in winter to protect from severe cold. Plant in well drained soil and water regularly. Tender Evergreen
483545D Queen Palm Double Trunk Arecastrum romanzoffianum, Dbl. This graceful palm with , vigorous growth to 25 feet or more. It works well in sheltered areas and atriums. Protect from strong winds. May be damaged at 25 F. Wrap trunk to crown with burlap in winter to protect from severe cold. Plant in well drained soil and water regularly. Tender Evergreen
331089 ASTER PERENNIAL Aster novae-angliae This dwarf cultivar typically grows 18-24 in. tall and up to 3' wide with a low, bushy habit. Features profuse blooms of multiple colored flowers which can entirely cover the plant with bloom from August until early October. Attractive to butterflies. Morning sun. Fertilize regularly. perennial
418301 Centennial Broom Baccharis x 'Centennial' Tough, spreading desert ground cover to 3 x 6 feet or more. Great for any dry, sunny location. Any well-drained soil, deep, infrequent water when established. Prune as needed for form and control evergreen
214815 ALPHONSE KARR BAMBOO Bambusa multiplex 'Alphonse Karr' Striking yellow 1 in. culms to 30 ft. striped green. Make excellent privacy. New culms shed their sheaths revealing a beautiful yellow. Sunshine turns the culms red. Full to part sun, hardy to 20F. Regular water and frequent feeding with Tree & shrub food. Evergreen
215005 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. Evergreen
223615 WHITE ORCHID TREE Bauhinia variegata 'Candida' This attractive variety to 10 ft. or more. Can be grown as a eye-catching shrub or a specimen tree, with staking. Shows large 2 to 4 in. white flowers with pink centers, winter through spring. Give it full to part sun, well drained soil and regular water in season. semi-Evergreen
419103 Ponytail Palm Beaucarnea recurvata Unique and dramatic container plant. A tuft of grassy leaves emerges from the top of a stem which swells towards the ground into something resembling an elephant's foot. Needs filtered or morning sun. Water deep and infrequent when established. Will freeze if left outdoors over winter. May be damaged at 32 F. Tender Evergreen
311301 English Daisy Bellis perennis Edging or bedding plant has short-stemmed flowers of red, pink, rose or white. Good complement to bulb gardens. Treat as annual in hot climates. Needs afternoon shade, rich soil, good drainage and ample water. Fertilize with flower food in spring and summer. annual
136420 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. evergreen
136445M 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. evergreen
417205E Tangerine Beauty Crossvine, Esp Bignonia capreolata 'Tangerine Beauty', Esp. Fast growing stems to 30 feet mark this freely flowering spring and summer bloomer. Attaches to surfaces by tendrils, produces bright tangerine flowers and grows in nearly any condition. Put in full to part sun and water moderately. semi-Evergreen
123605 Var. PurpleQueen Bougainvillea Bougainvillea 'Moneth' Varigata Vibrant colored flowers with striking variegated foliage. Good for containers or the hottest landscape areas. Full sun, deep, infrequent water once established. Fertilize in spring and summer. May damage at 35 F. Protect from cold or grow as annual. Prune to form and heavily in spring. Tender Perennial
121705X Purple Queen Bougainvillea,Stk Bougainvillea 'Moneth', Stk. This deep magenta flowered shrub or vine is good for containers or the hottest landscape areas. Full sun, deep, infrequent water once established. Fertilize in spring and summer. May damage at 35 F. Protect from cold or grow as annual. Prune heavily in spring. Tender Perennial
121502 Oo-La-La Bougainvillea Bougainvillea 'Monka' This compact plant produces vibrant magenta-red bracts for much of the year. Dwarf variety grows 18 inches tall and 6 to 8 feet wide. Great in baskets or as spreading ground cover. May be damaged at 35 F. Protect from cold or grow as annual. Full sun. Deep, infrequent water once established. Tender Perennial
123305 Pixie Pink Bougainvillea Bougainvillea spectabilis 'Pixie Pink' Bright pink flower clusters. Blooming shrub or vine is good for containers or the hottest landscape areas. Full sun, deep, infrequent water once established. Fertilize spring and summer. May be damaged at 35 F. Protect from cold or grow as annual. Prune heavily in spring. Tender Perennial
113701 Temple Fire Bougainvillea Bougainvillea spectabilis 'Temple Fire' This vibrantly colored shrub or vine is good for containers or the hottest landscape areas. Full sun, deep, infrequent water once established. Fertilize spring and summer. May be damaged at 35 F. Protect from cold or grow as annual. Prune heavily in spring. Tender Perennial
114505 Barbara Karst Bougainvillea Bougainvillea x 'Barbara Karst' This vibrantly colored shrub or vine is good for containers or the hottest landscape areas. Full sun, deep, infrequent water once established. Fertilize spring and summer. May be damaged at 35 F. Protect from cold or grow as annual. Prune heavily in spring. Tender Perennial
114505P Barbara Karst Bougainvillea Patio Tree Bougainvillea x 'Barbara Karst' PT This vibrantly colored patio tree is good for containers or the hottest landscape areas. Full sun, deep, infrequent water once established. Fertilize spring and summer. May be damaged at 35 F. Protect from cold or grow as annual. Prune to shape and heavily in spring. Tender Perennial
121005 Fire Mound Bougainvillea Bougainvillea x 'Fire Mound' Bright red blooming shrub or vine is good for containers or the hottest landscape areas. Full sun, deep, infrequent water once established. Fertilize spring and summer. May be damaged at 35 F. Protect from cold or grow as annual. Prune heavily in spring. Tender Perennial
115005 La Jolla Bougainvillea Bougainvillea x 'La Jolla' Deep pink blooming shrub or vine is good for containers or the hottest landscape areas. Full sun, deep, infrequent water once established. Fertilize spring and summer. May be damaged at 35 F. Protect from cold or grow as annual. Prune heavily in spring. Tender Perennial
121505P Oo-La-La Bougainvillea, PT Bougainvillea x 'Oo-La-La' This compact plant produces vibrant magenta-red bracts for much of the year. May be damaged at 35 F. Protect from cold or grow as annual. Full sun. Deep, infrequent water once established. Prune to keep shape. Protect from cold or grow as annual. Full sun. Deep, infrequent water once established. Tender Perennial
115301 Raspberry Ice Bougainvillea Bougainvillea x 'Raspberry Ice' Vibrant hot pink blooming shrub or vine is good for containers or the hottest landscape areas. Full sun, deep, infrequent water once established. Fertilize spring and summer. May be damaged at 35 F. Protect from cold or grow as annual. Prune heavily in spring. Tender Perennial
120805P Royal Purple Bougainvillea, PT Bougainvillea x 'Royal Purple', P.T. This bright magenta flowered shrub or vine is good for containers or the hottest landscape areas. Full sun, deep, infrequent water once established. Fertilize spring and summer. May be damaged at 35 F. Protect from cold or grow as annual. Prune for shape and heavily in spring. Tender Perennial
120815X Royal Purple Bougainvillea, Stk Bougainvillea x 'Royal Purple', Stk. This bright magenta flowered shrub or vine is good for containers or the hottest landscape areas. Full sun, deep, infrequent water once established. Fertilize spring and summer. May be damaged at 35 F. Protect from cold or grow as annual. Prune heavily in spring. Tender Perennial
115701 San Diego Red Bougainvillea Bougainvillea x 'San Diego Red' This vibrant red flowered shrub or vine is good for containers or the hottest landscape areas. Full sun, deep, infrequent water once established. Fertilize spring and summer. May be damaged at 35 F. Protect from cold or grow as annual. Prune heavily in spring. Tender Perennial
120901 Torch Glow Bougainvillea Bougainvillea x 'Torch Glow' This unusual variety stands alone without support. It's great for containers or the hottest landscape areas. Give it full sun, good drainage and deep, infrequent water when established. Fertilize spring and summer. May be damaged at 35 F. Protect from cold or grow as annual. Prune when needed for form and control. Tender Perennial
121705P Purple Queen Bougainvillea, PT Bougainvillea, Moneth, P.T. This deep magenta flowered shrub or vine is good for containers or the hottest landscape areas. Full sun, deep, infrequent water once established. Fertilize in spring and summer. May damage at 35 F. Protect from cold or grow as annual. Prune to form and heavily in spring. Tender Perennial
419305 Bottle Tree Brachychiton populneus Moderate growth to 40 x 20 feet or more marks this unusual, drought tolerant tree. Good accent tree or wide screen in a warm, protected spot. Full sun, amended soil, good drainage and deep, infrequent water when established. Protect from frost and freezing. evergreen
310501 Swan River Daisy Brachycome multifida Pretty bedding plant forms 12 inch mounds with a profusion of blue, white or pink daisies in spring and summer. Good rock garden, border or container plant. Full to part sun, amended soil, good drainage and moderate water. Feed with Flower Food every 4-6 weeks. Protect from severe cold.
125005 Black Knight Butterfly Bush Buddleia davidii 'Black Knight' This superb variety grows quickly to 6 x 4 feet or more and shows big clusters of dark, fragrant, violet-purple flowers in summer. Butterflies love it! Give it full or part sun, well-drained soil and regular water. Cut back
heavily in early spring.
Decidious
125005P Black Knight ButterflyBush P.T Buddleia davidii 'Black Knight', P.T. Superb variety grows quickly to 8 x 4 feet or more and shows big clusters of dark, fragrant, violet-purple flowers in summer. Butterflies love it! Give it full or part sun, well-drained soil and regular water. Cut back heavily in early spring. Decidious
124905 Pink Delight Butterfly Bush Buddleia davidii 'Pink Delight' This spectacular variety grows quickly to 6 x 6 feet, producing spikes of fragrant, bright pink flowers in summer. It's a great butterfly attractant and compact landscape accent! Give it full or part sun, well-drained soil and regular water. Cut back in early spring.
124905P Pink Delight ButterflyBush P.T Buddleia davidii 'Pink Delight', P.T. Spectacular variety grows quickly to 8 x 6 feet, producing spikes of fragrant, bright pink flowers in summer. It's a great butterfly attractant and compact landscape accent! Give it full or part sun, well-drained soil and regular water. Cut back in early spring.
124805P Royal Red Butterfly Bush P.T. Buddleia davidii 'Royal Red', P.T. Attractive variety grows to 6 x 4 feet or more. Produces big clusters of fragrant, light maroon flowers in summer. Attracts Butterflies! Give it full or part sun, well-drained soil and regular water. Cut back heavily in early spring. Fertilize spring and fall. Decidious
130105 JULIA JANE BOXWOOD Buxus, microphylla koreana Dark green leaf Spring thru Fall, bronzes in winter. Nice formal or informal hedge. Broad round dark green leaves; grows slowly to 3 x 4 feet. Suitable for topiary. Lime green new foliage good contrast with dark green mature. Likes sun or shade, amended soil, good drainage and moderate water. Evergreen
420215 CASCALOTE 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.
419905 Yellow Bird of Paradise Caesalpinia gilliesii This tough, versatile plant reaches 6 feet or more with clusters of yellow, red-centered flowers. Great accent or specimen. Full sun, amended soil, deep, infrequent water when established. Prune heavily for shrub form. Fertilize with desert plant food in spring and fall. deciduous
420105 Mexican Bird of Paradise Caesalpinia mexicana Attractive desert plant to 10 feet high by 6 feet wide with clusters of yellow 'popcorn' flowers. Larger leaves than other varieties. Good accent or specimen. Full sun, amended soil, deep, infrequent water when established. Fertilize with desert plant food in spring and fall. Prune as needed to control.
420305 Red Bird of Paradise Caesalpinia pulcherrima Beautiful desert plant to 6 x 6 feet or more with clusters of bright, red-orange flowers. Full sun, amended soil, good drainage, infrequent water when established. Fertilize with desert plant food in spring and fall. May be damaged and not recover at 18 F. deciduous
420405 Phoenix Bird of Paradise Caesalpinia pulcherrima 'Phoenix Bird' New hybrid variety reaches 8-9 feet with bright yellow flowers all summer. Great accent for all dry areas. Full sun, well-drained soil; deep, infrequent water when established. Feed desert plant food in spring and
summer. Can freeze in cold winter but recovers quickly.
deciduous
422101 Cherry Pink Million Bells Calibrachoa 'Cherry Pink' Pretty, fast-growing variety to 10 inches or so features hundreds of petunia-like, bright pink flowers from spring through fall. It's self-cleaning with a compact growth habit and does well in full to part sun with amended
soil, good drainage, and regular water.
421901 Terra Cotta Million Bells Calibrachoa 'Terra Cotta' Pretty, fast-growing variety to 10 inches or so features hundreds of petunia-like, bronze flowers from spring through fall. It's self-cleaning with a compact growth habit and does well in full to part sun with amended
soil, good drainage, and regular water.
422001 Trailing Blue Million Bells Calibrachoa 'Trailing Blue' Pretty, fast-growing variety to 10 inches or so features hundreds of petunia-like, blue flowers from spring through fall. It's self-cleaning with a compact growth habit and does well in full to part sun with amended
soil, good drainage, and regular water.
422240 Trailing Pink Million Bells Calibrachoa 'Trailing Pink' Pretty, fast-growing variety to 10 inches or so features hundreds of petunia-like, pink flowers from spring through fall. It's self-cleaning with a compact growth habit and does well in full to part sun with amended
soil, good drainage, and regular water.
421840 Yellow Million Bells Calibrachoa 'Yellow' Pretty, fast-growing variety to 10 inches or so features hundreds of petunia-like, yellow flowers from spring through fall. It's self-cleaning with a compact growth habit and does well in full to part sun with amended
soil, good drainage, and regular water.
420501 Baja Fairy Duster Calliandra californica Attractive, ferny shrub to 4 x 5 feet with bright red flowers in spring and summer. Great desert accent. Full sun, amended, well-drained soil; deep, infrequent water when established. Feed with desert plant food in spring and summer. Prune heavily after cold winter. May be damaged by 24 F. Semi-Evergreen
420701 Fairy Duster Calliandra eriophylla Attractive, ferny shrub to 3 x 4 feet with white to rose flowers in spring and fall. Striking desert accent. Full sun, amended, well-drained soil; deep, infrequent water when established. Feed with desert plant food in
spring and summer. Prune heavily after cold winter. May be damaged at 20 F.
Deciduous
131805 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. Evergreen
121101 LEMON BOTTLEBRUSH PATIO TREE Callistemon citrinus Tough, 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 good drainage and deep, infrequent water when established. Protect from severe cold. Evergreen
121201 DWARF BOTTLEBRUSH Callistemon citrinus 'Little John' Dense, dwarf variety to about 3 x 3 feet is covered with blood red blooms most heavily in spring. Full sun, amended soil, good drainage and deep, infrequent water when established. Loves heat but protect from frost and severe cold. May be damaged at 30 F. Attracts hummingbirds. Evergreen
121205P DWARF BOTTLEBRUSH PATIO TREE Callistemon citrinus 'Little John' PT Beautiful patio tree to 6 ft. Covered with blood red blooms for an extended season! Excellent container or landscape specimen. Takes heat, full sun, any soil. Likes moderate water, good drainage and protection from severe cold snaps. May be damaged at 30 F. Evergreen
121105P LEMON BOTTLEBRUSH PATIO TREE Callistemon citrinus, Patio Tree Tough, evergreen to 10 x 6 feet or more has strikingly bright red, brushlike flowers on and off all year. Fast growing and easy to train. Best in full sun; likes amended soil with good drainage and deep, infrequent water when established. USDA zone 8 cold hardy. Evergreen
188005 Sasanqua Camellia Camellia sasaqua Elegant variety to 6 x 6 feet or more. Large white semi-double flowers with ruffled edges. It's an excellent patio plant or landscape accent in shady areas. Plant in rich, well-drained soil; water moderately in growing season. Feed with Dr. Q's Flower Food & sulfur. Protect from wind. tender evergreen
142405 Minnesota Red Trumpet Vine Campsis radicans 'Minnesota Red' Vigorous, hybrid variety has clusters of scarlet red to deep pink flowers all summer. Great for hot corners, block walls and arbors. Likes full sun, any well-drained soil and deep, infrequent water when established. Fertilize with Flower Food in spring. perennial
130302 TROPICANNA BLACK CANNA Canna indica 'Tropicanna Black' Striking deep chocolate-colored tropical leaves to 5 ft. Complimented by contrasting bright red flowers throughout summer that soon change to orange. Provides bold color and lushness to the garden plantings or containers. Filtered sun for best foliage color. Good drainage and deep infrequent water. Cut to ground for winter. perennial
128903 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. perennial
132503 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. perennial
142803 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. perennial
142903 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. perennial
143203 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. perennial
143303 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. perennial
143403 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. perennial
143503 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. perennial
132603 African Queen Canna Canna x generalis 'African Queen' Tropical beauty to 4' tall or more. Has deep multi colored maroon foliage with bright orange 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. perennial
140203 Tropical White Canna Canna x generalis 'Tropical White' Very Attractive tropical plant to 2 1/2 ft. Has large white orchidlike flowers freckled with red 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. perennial
190640 Black Pearl Ornamental Pepper Capsicum 'Black Pearl' A new pepper cultivar 'Black Pearl', developed for ornamental use. The compact, upright plants bear distinctive semi-glossy, deep purple leaves, complemented with scores of shiny round black-purple "pearls" of fruit that mature to bright red. Provide good drainage regular fertilizer and water. annual
153801 Frosted Curls Hair Sedge Carex comans 'Frosted Curls' The Grass is a tufted, evergreen sedge with hairlike, cylindrical leaves that form dense tufts. The slightest breeze causes the light green foliage to shimmer and glow. When allowed to spill over rocky slopes or walls, this variety creates the illusion of falling water. Does best in moist, fast-draining soil, morning sun to partial shade. perennial
154001 Orange Sedge Carex testacea This grass has tufted evergreen foliage with a clumping growth habit. Olive green foliage and will show an orange-brown color in the fall and winter months. It flowers in midsummer with 2 ft. spikes. Later will set fruit. Give morning sun to full shade with regular water.
227305 MEXICAN PAPAYA 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.
421305 Saguaro Carnegiea gigantea Very slow growing to 40 feet or more. Small ones excellent for containers. Mature specimens make striking landscape plants. Full sun, deep infrequent water. Wrap with burlap in winter to protect from freeze damage. May be damaged at 28 F.
421701 Feathery Cassia Cassia artemisioides Light, airy shrub to 4 feet or more, with masses of yellow flowers in spring. Full sun, well-drained soil, deep, infrequent water when established. Prune after flowering to avoid seed pods. Fertilize with desert plant food in spring and summer. Can freeze but recovers. May be damaged at 28 F.
422301 Green Cassia Cassia nemophila Green, airy shrub to 4 feet or more. Masses of yellow flowers in spring. Full sun, well-drained soil, deep, infrequent water when established. Prune after flowering to avoid seed pods. Fertilize with desert plant food in spring and summer. Can freeze but recovers. May be damaged at 24 F. evergreen
421605 Outback Cassia Cassia oliogophylla This attractive, water efficient variety grows to about 5 x 5 feet, with masses of yellow flowers in spring. It does best in full sun and well-drained soil with deep, infrequent water when established. Prune after flowering to avoid seed pods. May be damaged at 29 F.
422501 Sickle Leaf Cassia Cassia phyllodinea Silver gray shrub to 5 feet or more with masses of yellow flowers all spring. Full sun, amended, well-drained soil, deep, infrequent water when established, no fertilizer needed. Prune to shape and remove dead wood as needed. Can freeze but recovers. May be damaged at 25 F.
422705 Sturt's Cassia Cassia sturtii Tough desert shrub to 6 x 6 feet with yellow flowers in spring. Neater habit than feathery cassia. Full sun, well-drained soil, infrequent water when established. Give desert plant food in spring and summer. Prune after bloom. Should recover from severe cold damage. May be damaged at 25 F.
149005 Orange Cestrum Cestrum aurantiacum Tough desert shrub to 8 x 8 feet with orange flowers in spring. Nice dense growing habit. Full sun, well-drained soil, infrequent water when established. Give desert plant food in spring and summer. Prune after bloom. Should recover from severe cold damage. May be damaged at 25 F. semi-Evergreen
148805 Red Cestrum Cestrum elegans Tough desert shrub to 8 x 8 feet with red flowers in spring. Very attractive growing habit. Full sun, well-drained soil, infrequent water when established. Give desert plant food in spring and summer. Prune after bloom. Should recover from severe cold damage. May be damaged at 25 F. semi-Evergreen
154905 Newell Cestrum Cestrum fasciculatum var. 'Newellii' Use this stunning shrub with crimson red flowers as a hedge, accent or container subject. It grows to 6 x 4 feet or so and prefers morning or filtered sun, amended soil with good drainage, periodic fertilizer and
regular watering.
136703 Flowering Red Quince Chaenomeles japonica, 'Flowering Red' Shrub with arching dense crown reaching heights of 10 feet. Shiny dark green leaves. Very showy flowers, appearing before the leaves. Pome fruit 2 to 3 inches across, green with some red, very bitter. Has thorns. Expand roots to reduce summer stress. Fertilze spring and fall. Deep infrequent water when established.
226205 Mediteranean Fan Palm Chamaerops humilis Slow growing, clumping palm to 10 x 10 feet or more; hardy to 6 degrees. Drought and wind resistant. Great for containers or dry landscapes. Once established, water deeply and infrequently. Fertilize with palm food 2-3 times from May to September.
427615 BURGUNDY LACE DESERT WILLOW 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. Dead-head for more blooms.
438501 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.