Evergreen, Shrubs, Trees
These members of the forget-me-not family are grown for their showy flowers. Some species are at home in the desert Southwest, others in more tropical climates.Cordia boissieri
Native to New Mexico, Texas, Mexico; adapted to low and intermediate deserts. Grows 12 ft. tall, 8–10 ft. wide. Oval, rough-surfaced, grayish green leaves to 5 in. long. Clustered, 2 1/2-in. white flowers with yellow throats begin bloom in midspring and continue over a long season; repeat bloom is possible in autumn. Can be kept pruned as a 3–5-ft. shrub or trained into a small tree.
From South America. Tough, fast-growing shrub to 10 ft. tall, 8 ft. wide, with finely cut foliage and ...
Native to South Africa, where it is often found growing on slopes from low to high altitudes. First co...
From many tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Ground-hugging growth and ability to endure f...