plant of the month

Nov 18, 2013

November’s Plant of the Month

Have you seen November’s Plant of the Month Plant of the Month:  Dalea frutescens ‘Sierra negra’/Black Dalea Black Dalea is a rare fall bloomer that makes for a wonderful compliment to desert landscapes.  In the fall, it is covered with...
Oct 8, 2013

October Plant of the Month

Plant of the Month:  Firecracker Bush /  Hamelia patens ‘Sierra Red’ Firecracker bush not only provides beautiful tubular red-orange flowers in spring and summer but when cooler weather comes, the leaves will develop a burnished orange color...
Sep 25, 2013

September Plant of the Month

Botanical name:  Cordia parvifolia Common name:  Little Leaf Cordia This easy to grow, low maintenance shrub has small, leathery, grey-green leaves and has a naturally dense shape which requires little  pruning.  As summer temperatures and...
Aug 12, 2013

August Plant of the Month

Plant of the Month:  Chilopsis linearis  / Desert Willow Tree The Desert Willow Tree is an excellent choice for the landscape because of its large showy flowers that appear in our warm months.  This small, low water use tree  was named for its...