Evergreen, Shrubs, Flowers
These are mint relatives with the family’s typical square stems; paired opposite leaves; tubular, two-lipped flowers; and strong, often pleasant aroma. Well-grown plants reach about 3 ft. tall and wide. Very tolerant of many soils.Poliomintha incana
Native to the southwestern U.S. Branching gray stems are set with narrow white leaves to 3/4 in. long. Blooms profusely in summer, bearing tiny lavender-blue or white flowers in spikelike clusters up to 6 in. long. Full sun. Can survive with little or no water but looks better with regular moisture.
Useful small tree for desert areas. Native to western Texas, southern New Mexico, and northeastern Mex...
Native to southern Arizona, Baja California, and Mexico. Leaves to 4 in. long.
This evergreen tree is native from Arizona to Texas and adjacent Mexico. Handsome and rounded, it grow...