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.
Rather open-growing plants to 20 ft. tall and 15 ft. wide, with upright, sometimes twisted branches. S...
Native to southwestern U.S. and northern Mexico. Small tree or shrub with dense, spiny growth to 18 ft...