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.
Native to southern Arizona, Baja California, and Mexico. Leaves to 4 in. long.
Native to Texas and Mexico. Compact, rounded plant to 2–3 ft. tall and wide; puts on a good show...
Rather open-growing plants to 20 ft. tall and 15 ft. wide, with upright, sometimes twisted branches. S...