Yellow Morning Glory, Wood Rose
Twining vines with evergreen leaves divided into leaflets and golden, 3-in. flowers like those of morning glory (Ipomoea). Yellow flowers are followed by woody, roundish seed capsules surrounded by woody sepals—the “wood roses” admired by flower arrangers. Tolerate some drought.Merremia aurea
Native to Baja California. Climbs to 25 ft., with a woody base and leaves divided into five 1 1/2-in. leaflets. Blooms during warm months. Drops leaves in summer drought. May be felled by frost but will resprout from the roots.
A single large trunk rises 6–10 ft. tall (after 10 years), topped by a single crown of gray-gree...
Graceful, fine-textured tree from Australia. Grows to 25–30 ft. tall and 20 ft. wide, with the m...
Leafy, branching, erect stems to 1 ft. high and wide, closely packed with tiny green leaves in four ro...