Plant Profiles

The "Labels" on the lower right of this site show all the different genera of plants we have in the garden - click on one to read all the blog posts mentioning that plant.

However, for a more detailed look at a particular plant, click the "Plant Profiles" below so you can browse through the various articles and find out more about drought tolerant plants that work in our area.

Acacia baileyana
Achillea (Yarrow)
Aeonium
Agapanthus (Lily of the Nile)
Agave
Aloe
Aloe ferox (Bitter Aloe)
Aloe maculata (Soap Aloe
Alstroemeria (Peruvian Lily)
Amaryllis belladonna
Anemone
Aristea capitata syn. A. major
Artemisia
Asclepias tuberosa (Yellow Butterflyweed)
Aster
Austrocylindropuntia subulata (Eve's Needle)
Berberis linearifolia (Berberis)
Beschorneria albiflora NEW
Borago officinalis (Borage)
Brugmansia (Angel's Trumpet)
Buddleja (Butterfly Bush)
Bulbine frutescens (Cat's Tail)
Calandrinia spectabilis (Rock Purslane)
Canna
Cestrum fasciculatum (Early Jessamine)
Chasmanthe
Cistus purpureus (Orchid Rockrose) NEW
Coprosma
Cordyline
Coreopsis (Tickseed)
Cortaderia (Pampas Grass)
Cotyledon orbiculata var. oblongata (Finger Aloe)
Crassula capitella "Campfire"
Crassula ovata (Jade Plant)
Crocosmia
Cussonia
Cynara cardunculus (Cardoon)
Cytisus scoparius (Scotch Broom)
Dahlia imperialis (Tree Dahlia)
Dasylirion longissimum (Mexican Grass Tree) NEW
Dasylirion wheeleri (Desert Spoon)
Dendromecon rigida (Bush Poppy)
Dietes (Fortnight Lily)
Dipogon lignosus (Cape Sweet Pea)
Drosanthemum (Dew Flower)
Dudleya
Dyckia "Naked Lady" NEW
Echeveria "Blue Curls"
Echium
Eschscholzia and other poppies
Euonymus
Euphorbia
Gazania
Geranium maderense (Madeira Cranesbill)
Glaucium (Horned Poppy)
Impatiens sodenii (Impatiens)
Kalanchoe tomentosa (Panda Ears)
Kniphofia (Red Hot Poker)
Lampranthus spectabilis (Trailing Ice Plant)
Lavandula (Lavender)
Lavatera (Mallow)
Leonotis leonorus (Lion's Tail)
Leucadendron (Conebush)
Limonium perezii (Statice)
Linum grandiflorum "Rubrum" (Scarlet Flax)
Lycianthes rantonnetii (Blue Potato Bush)
Malacothamnus fremontii (Frémont's Bushmallow)
Malephora (Ice Plant)
Narcissus (Daffodil)
Narcissus papyraceus (Paperwhite)
Nassella tenuissima (Mexican Feather Grass)
Opuntia (Prickly Pear)
Pelargonium (Geranium)
Peritoma arborea (Bladderpod)
Philadephus (Mock Orange)
Phlomis (Jerusalem Sage)
Prunus cerasifera (Cherry Plum)
Psoralea pinnata (Kool Aid Bush)
Romneya coulteri (Matilija Poppy)
Rosa (Rose)
Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary)
Salvia (Sage)
Salvia "Anthony Parker"
Salvia leucantha (Mexican Sage)
Santolina (Lavender Cotton)
Scabiosa (Pincushion Flower)
Scilla peruviana (Portuguese Squill)
Sedum
Stachys byzantina (Lamb's Ears)
Tibouchina (Princess Plant)
Tulbaghia violacea (Society Garlic)
Verbascum (Mullein)
Verbena bonariensis (Tall Verbena)
Watsonia
Yucca
Yucca desmettiana "Blue Boy"
Yucca filifera NEW
Yucca rigida (Blue Yucca)
Zantedeschia (Calla Lily)
 
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