Trailing Indigo Bush
Evergreen, Ground covers
Extremely useful and attractive desert shrubs from the southwestern states and northern Mexico. All have finely divided foliage and clusters of small sweet pea–shaped flowers. The taller shrub types should be cut back by half during their first 3 or 4 years to encourage dense growth. Overwatering or summer drought can result in partial leaf drop.Dalea greggii
Has a mounding habit to 1 1/2 ft. high and 6 ft. wide. Pearl gray foliage and clusters of lavender to purple flowers in spring and early summer. Good desert groundcover.
Rather open-growing plants to 20 ft. tall and 15 ft. wide, with upright, sometimes twisted branches. S...
Native to Texas and Mexico. Compact, rounded plant to 2–3 ft. tall and wide; puts on a good show...
Useful small tree for desert areas. Native to western Texas, southern New Mexico, and northeastern Mex...