Native to mountains of medium and high deserts of California, southwestern U.S., northern Mexico. Grows 4–6 ft. tall, 5 ft.wide, with straw-colored branches and flaky bark. Small, lobed leaves are deep green on top, rusty beneath; carried in clusters. Flowers resembling single white roses just 1 1/2 in. wide bloom in spring, summer. Large, showy clusters of feathery seedheads follow; greenish at first, later turning pink or taking on reddish tinges, they create a softcolored, changing haze through which you can see the shrub’s rigid branch pattern. Needs gritty, welldrained soil. Pruning usually not needed.
Native to Europe,temperate Asia. reaches 2–4 ft. tall and 2 ft. wide. Silvery gray, finely divided lea...
Lavenderflowers precede foliage thatopens pink, matures to limeand gold, then shades to green.
Native to Mexico, Guatemala. Grown in listed Zones, but must be lifted and stored in cold-winter clima...