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.

Achillea (Yarrow)
Aeonium
Agapanthus (Lily of the Nile)
Agave
Aloe
Aloe ferox (Bitter Aloe)
Alstroemeria (Peruvian Lily)
Amaryllis belladonna
Anemone
Aristea capitata syn. A. major
Artemisia
Asclepias tuberosa (Yellow Butterflyweed)
Aster
Berberis linearifolia (Berberis)
Borago officinalis (Borage)
Brugmansia (Angel's Trumpet)
Buddleja (Butterfly Bush)
Bulbine frutescens (Cat's Tail) NEW
Calandrinia spectabilis (Rock Purslane)
Canna
Cestrum fasciculatum (Early Jessamine)
Chasmanthe
Coprosma NEW
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)
Dendromecon rigida (Bush Poppy)
Dietes (Fortnight Lily)
Dipogon lignosus (Cape Sweet Pea)
Drosanthemum (Dew Flower)
Dudleya
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) NEW
Malacothamnus fremontii (Frémont's Bushmallow)
Malephora (Ice Plant)
Narcissus (Daffodil)
Nassella tenuissima (Mexican Feather Grass)
Opuntia (Prickly Pear)
Pelargonium (Geranium)
Peritoma arborea (Bladderpod) NEW
Philadephus (Mock Orange)
Phlomis (Jerusalem Sage)
Prunus cerasifera (Cherry Plum)
Psoralea pinnata (Kool Aid Bush)
Romneya coulteri (Matilija Poppy) NEW
Rosa (Rose)
Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary)
Salvia (Sage)
Salvia leucantha (Mexican Sage)
Santolina (Lavender Cotton)
Scabiosa (Pincushion Flower)
Sedum
Stachys byzantina (Lamb's Ears)
Tibouchina (Princess Plant)
Tulbaghia violacea (Society Garlic)
Verbascum (Mullein)
Verbena bonariensis (Tall Verbena)
Watsonia
Yucca
Zantedeschia (Calla Lily)
 
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