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 to 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 to 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 ...
From China. Though this loquat produces edible fruit, it’s most often used as an ornamental. Gro...
Upright plant that grows to about 1 1/2 –2 ft. tall, with striking flowers that vary from fire-e...