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Psilostrophe tagetina

Marigold-flowered Psilostrophe

Native to 4,000–7,000-ft. elevations in the desert mountains of Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, Texas, and northern Mexico. Grows into a 2-ft. mound. Similar to P. cooperi, but with sligh...

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Coreopsis auriculata ‘Nana’

Makes a 5–6-in.-high mat of 2–5-in.-long leaves. Under ideal conditions, it will spread by underground runners to form a 2-ft.-wide clump in a year. Bright orange-yellow, 1–2 1/2-in. flowers rise well above the foliage; blooms profusely over a long season (from spring to fall) if you deadhead faithfully. Best used in front of taller plants, in borders, or as edging.

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Euphorbia antisyphilitica


Native to southwestern U.S., Mexico. Erect plant to 3 ft. high, spreading by underground stems. Cylindrical pale green stems are covered with wax used commercially in making candles. Inflorescence consists of red bracts and white petal-like appendages in a star shape. Good for rock gardens, containers. Withstands light frosts.

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conditions in gardens. Set corms 2 to 3 in. deep and 2 to 4 in. apart. In cold-winter areas, grow

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Leonotis leonurus

Leonotis leonurus

Lion’s Tail

Mint-family member from South Africa. Branching to 4–6 ft. tall and wide. Hairy, square stems carry opposite pairs of narrow, toothed, 2–5-in.-long leaves. Blooms in summer and into aut...

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Agave geminiflora (photo courtesy of Proven Winners)

Agave geminiflora

Twin-Flowered Agave

Grows to 2–3 ft. high and wide, with narrow, dark green, pencil-thin leaves. Yellow flowers, touched with red, are held in pairs along a very tall spike. Tolerates considerable shade. Best in full sun along the coast; needs some shade in the desert.

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Genista tinctoria (photo courtesy of Denver Botanic Gardens)



The various species are native to central, southern, and eastern Europe. Leaves are often small and short-lived. Green branches give these deciduous plants an evergreen look. Flowers are yellow (ra...

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Opuntia bigelovii

Teddy Bear Cactus (Cholla)

Native to Southwest deserts and northern Mexico. Slow growing to 3–6 ft. tall and 3 ft. wide, with a treelike form. Woody trunk is covered with black spines, which are less conspicuous than their prominent yellow-gold sheaths. Cylindrical, easily detached joints are covered with vicious silvery yellow spines. Most plants never bloom, though they may bear 1–1 1/2-in. pale green, yellow, or white flowers (all with lavender markings) in early spring. Grows freely in the hottest

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Fraxinus latifolia

Oregon Ash

Native to Sierra Nevada and west of the Cascades from Northern California to Bri­tish Columbia. Grows to 40–80 ft. tall, 30–50 ft. wide. Leaves 6–2 in. long are divided into f...

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Layia platyglossa (photo courtesy of Jerry Pavia)

Layia platyglossa


A classic spring wildflower, this California native crops up in lowland meadows and grasslands, where it covers itself with 2-in. yellow daisies tipped in white. Clumps grow to 5–16 in. high and wide. Narrow, hairy, gray-green leaves reach 1 1/4 in. long; lower leaves are toothed or lobed, upper ones smooth-edged. In cool-summer climates, flowering continues into early summer.

Takes poor and rather heavy soils (but not standing water). Prepare soil as for any garden bed; seeds

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Grevillea x gaudichaudii

Prostrate plant spreading 10–15 ft. wide. Lobed leaves resembling oak leaves are bronzy when they emerge, then mature to dark green. Toothbrush-like clusters of dark red flowers in winter and...

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Grevillea curviloba

Often sold as Grevillea tridentifera or Grevillea biternata. Variable habit; may reach 6 ft. high and 10–15 ft. across or grow as a low (2-ft.) spreader, also to 10–15...

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