Plant List


Alcea rosea 'Halo Series Pink'

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Common Name: Pink Hollyhock
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Pink
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 60"
Mature Width: 36"
Description:

First year blooming. Large single blooms with darker, contrasting centers. Large landscaping flower.


Garden Notes: Best in back of border. Showy blooms from a distance, but can get course by end of summer

Alcea rosea 'Halo Series Red'

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Common Name: Red Hollyhock
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Red
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 60"
Mature Width: 36"
Description:

First year blooming. Large single blooms with darker, contrasting centers. Large landscaping flower.


Garden Notes: Best in back of border. Showy blooms from a distance, but can get course by end of summer

Alcea rosea 'Halo Series White'

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Common Name: White Hollyhock
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 60"
Mature Width: 36"
Description:

First year blooming. Large single blooms with darker, contrasting centers. Large landscaping flower.


Garden Notes: Best in back of border. Showy blooms from a distance, but can get course by end of summer

Alcea rosea 'Queeny Purple'

Common Name: Queeny Purple Hollyhock
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Purple
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 20"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Compact base branched habit. Blooms first year. 4" frilly blooms with powder puff center


Garden Notes: All-American Selections Winner.

Allium schoenoprasum

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Common Name: Chives Staro
Bloom Season: Spring
Bloom Color: Violet
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 12"
Mature Width: 8"
Description:

Common Chives used for onion flavored seasoning, blooms are edible, use in salads. Attracts butterflies.


Garden Notes: Chives are said to be a good companion plant for roses by encouraging blooming.

Allium sibiricum 'Gigantic Chives'

Common Name: Gigantic Chives
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 18"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

Use as a substitute for onions in salads and other recipes. Blooms are a showy edible to use as a garnish.


Garden Notes: Chives are said to be a good companion plant for roses by encouraging blooming.

Amorpha fruiticosa

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Common Name: Indigo Bush
Bloom Season: Late Spring
Bloom Color: Purple
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 72"
Mature Width: 60"
Description:

Deciduous 6-8 ft shrub. Purple flowers, Butterflies. Purported to be a larval host plant for the Orange Sulphur butterfly.


Garden Notes: Native to PH- sandy soils along streams. I have had it for six years and have not had a volunteer on my clay soil. Rapid seed spread along waters edge. Little to no seed spread in drier growing conditions. Easy to grow in yard settings.

Anacyclus depressus

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Common Name: Mat Daisy- Garden Gnome
Bloom Season: Early Spring
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Almost No Water Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 3"
Mature Width: 15"
Description:

Forms dense spreading low mat. Daisy-like flowers in early spring, reseeds nicely, looks great winter, early spring.


Garden Notes: Nice bloom in spring,can get ragged in summer. Good for dry, hot situations- prefers good drainage-, especially in winter. Shear blooms after they have dried. Let some blooms stay on and go to seed for new plants. Great for volunteer plants here and there.

Anacyclus depressus 'Spring Carpet'

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Common Name: Spring Carpet Mat Daisy
Bloom Season: Early Spring
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 4"
Mature Width: 15"
Description:

Forms dense spreading low mat. Daisy-like flowers in early spring, reseeds nicely, looks great winter, early spring.


Garden Notes: Nice bloom in spring,can get ragged in summer. Good for dry, hot situations- prefers good drainage-, especially in winter. Shear blooms after they have dried. Let some blooms stay on and go to seed for new plants. Great for volunteer plants here and there.

Andropogon gerardii 'Big Bluestem'

Common Name: Big Bluestem
Bloom Season: Fall to Winter
Bloom Color: Purplish-Red
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 3'-6'
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

One of the major grasses of the True Tallgrass Prairies. Drought tolerant but prefers extra moisture. Clump former, does not spread.


Garden Notes: Coarse grass, best in native setting, cut dried stems to base early spring. Divide clump when center begins dieing out.May be aggressive in the long run in pastures.

Andropogon gerardii 'Kaw'

Common Name: Kaw Big Bluestem
Bloom Season: Fall to Winter
Bloom Color: Purplish-Red
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 4-6'
Mature Width: 2-3'

Anisacanthus quadrifidus v. wrightii

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Common Name: Flame Acanthus
Bloom Season: Summer to Early Fall
Bloom Color: Orange/Yellow
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 36"
Mature Width: 30"
Description:

Bright orange tubular flowers, long mid summer to fall bloom. Drought tolerant. Dies back in winter, cut back to ground in spring. This plant serves as the larval host for a beautiful native butterfly called the Vesta Crescent.


Garden Notes: Great plant! Starts blooming end of July till cooler days of fall. Hummingbirds love it and butterflies feed on nectar as well. Throws seed several feet to get new plants, not hard to remove.

Anthemis marschalliana

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Common Name: Filigree Daisy
Bloom Season: Spring to Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 10"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Plant Select® award winner.


Aquilegia 'Origami Series Blue and White'

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Common Name: Origami Series Blue and White Columbine
Bloom Season: Spring to Early Summer
Bloom Color: Blue and White
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Part-Shade

Mature Height: 18"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

Longer bloom season. Plant to attract hummingbirds.


Garden Notes: Give regular light feedings. Check for and wash off aphids with soap water. Great plants for part shade. Protect from harsh SW winds. Blooms following spring.

Aquilegia 'Origami Series Red and White'

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Common Name: Origami Series Red and White Columbine
Bloom Season: Spring to Early Summer
Bloom Color: Red and White
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Part-Shade

Mature Height: 18"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

Longer bloom season. Plant to attract hummingbirds.Great plants for part shade, protect from harsh SW winds. Blooms following spring.


Garden Notes: Give regular light feedings. Check for and wash off aphids with soap water.

Aquilegia 'Swan Violet and White'

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Common Name: Swan Violet and White Columbine
Bloom Season: Spring to Early Summer
Bloom Color: Purple and White
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Part-Shade Shade

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

A hybrid derived from the Colorado state flower, the petals and spurs are an incredibly rich, shining violet-blue. Plant Select® award winner.


Garden Notes: The name honors the memory of the students and teachers of Columbine High School who shall never be forgotten. proceeds will benefit organizations that promote diversity and tolerance in schools.

Aquilegia caerulea 'McKana Giant'

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Common Name: McKana Giant Columbine
Bloom Season: Spring to Early Summer
Bloom Color: Blend of all different colors
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Part-Shade

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

Great plants for part shade, protect from harsh SW winds. Blooms following spring. Not long lived, but good mix of colors.


Garden Notes: Plan to replace every three years. Give regular light feedings. Check for and wash off aphids with soap water.

Aquilegia chrysantha

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Common Name: Golden Spurred Columbine
Bloom Season: Spring to Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Part-Shade

Mature Height: 36"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Fragrant yellow blooms. Heat tolerant, mildew resistant, long bloom season, one of showiest. . Long lived, reseeds nicely.


Garden Notes: Gets ragged by mid winter, but try to leave upper growth for freeze protection. Native to NM, AZ.

Artemisia arborescens

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Common Name: Powis Castle
Bloom Season: Spring to Early Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 4-6'
Mature Width: 4-6'

Artemisia schmidtiana

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Common Name: Silver Mound
Bloom Season: Mid-Summer
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 12"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

Foliage plant with finely dissected leaves. Very attractive in the low border.


Asarina antirrhiniflora (Maurandiya) 'Scarlet'

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Common Name: Scarlet Snapdragon Vine
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Red
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 36"
Mature Width: 12"
Description:

Climbing or trailing vine. Dainty red flowers. Nice foliage, small overall. It does not overpower it’s surroundings. Annual but will often reseed the next year. Good for a smaller trellis.


Asarina antirrhiniflora (Maurandiya) 'Violet'

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Common Name: Violet Snapdragon Vine
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Violet
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 36"
Mature Width: 12"

Asclepias asperula

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Common Name: White Antelope Horns
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 36"
Mature Width: 8"
Description:

Clumping, sprawling plant. Seed pods like small antelope horns. Flower clusters are very unique- ball-like clusters of smaller flowers.


Garden Notes: Panhandle Native. IMPORTANT FOOD PLANT FOR MONARCH BUTTERFLY CATERPILLARS

Asclepias engelmanniana

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Common Name: Narrow-leaved Milkweed
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Greenish-White
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 36"
Mature Width: 8"
Description:

Not a showy plant, but unusual with it's slender, airy appearance. Food source for monarch butterfly caterpillars


Asclepias latifolia

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Common Name: Broad-leafed milkweed
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Greenish-White
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 18"
Mature Width: 12"
Description:

Native, not showy, but interesting greenish white cluster of blooms. Reseeds. Not bad here and there in a native outlying grass area. Important food source for monarch butterfly caterpillars.