Palms and cycads
These fan palms from Mexico are somewhat like the more familiar Washingtonias in appearance. Need some summer water in desert regions.
Plant is hardy to 18°F/–8°C. Grows slowly to 20 to 40 ft. tall, its top spreading 12 to 25 ft. Silvery blue, almost white leaves. Conspicuous creamy flowers. Takes heat and wind.Brahea brandegeei
The plant is hardy to 26°F/–3°C. Slow grower to 40 ft. tall and 15 ft.wide, with slender, flexible trunk. Trunk sheds leaves when old. Leaves are 3 ft. long, light gray green.
All squills have bell-shaped or starlike flowers that come on leafless stems that rise from modest clu...
To 4–10 in. high, 8 in. wide. Leaves similar to those of polyanthus primrose. Evergreen in milder clim...
Smaller than the species, this deciduous shrub grows 6–10 ft. high and a not quite as wide.&ndash