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
Agave attenuata NEW
Agave parryi var. truncata
Agave potatorum "Cameron's Blue"
Aloe
Aloe "David Verity"
Aloe ferox (Bitter Aloe)
Aloe maculata (Soap Aloe)
Aloe reitzii (Reitz's Aloe)
Aloe striatula (Hardy 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>
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)
Cistus skanbergii (Pink Rockrose)
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)
Dasylirion wheeleri (Desert Spoon)
Dendromecon rigida (Bush Poppy)
Dietes (Fortnight Lily)
Dipogon lignosus (Cape Sweet Pea)
Drosanthemum (Dew Flower)
Dudleya
Dyckia "Naked Lady"
Echeveria "Blue Curls"
Echium
Encelia farinosa (Brittlebush)
Eschscholzia and other poppies
Euonymus
Euphorbia
Furcraea selloa marginata (Wild Sisal)
Gazania
Geranium maderense (Madeira Cranesbill)
Glaucium (Horned Poppy)
Hardenbergia violacea (Purple Vine Lilac) NEW
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)
Leucophyta brownii (Cushion Bush) NEW
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)
Salvia yangii (Russian 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)
Yucca rostrata (Beaked Yucca)
Zantedeschia (Calla Lily)

 
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