Evergreen, Shrubs, Flowers
Handsome flowering trees with showy, drooping clusters of sweet pea–shaped blossoms. Seed pods are constricted between the seeds, giving them a bead-necklace look. Leaves are divided into many leaflets. Provide good drainage.Sophora arizonica
Evergreen shrub, native to Arizona. Grows slowly to 3–10 ft. tall and wide. Dark gray-green leaves have five to nine 1/2–1-in.-long leaflets. Clusters of 1–1 1/4-in., purple to lavender flowers in spring are followed by 4–7-in.-long seedpods. Use as an informal hedge or in borders. Takes heat. Tolerates drought but does better with moderate to regular water applied deeply during hot months.
Native to southwestern U.S. and northern Mexico. Small tree or shrub with dense, spiny growth to 18 ft...
Native to southern Arizona, Baja California, and Mexico. Leaves to 4 in. long.
Evergreen shrub. Native to southeastern Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and Mexico. Grows to 12 ft. tall a...