Plant List


Eragrostris trichodes

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Common Name: Sand Lovegrass
Bloom Season: Late Summer
Bloom Color: Purple
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 40"
Mature Width: 36"
Description:

Large airy seedheads. Nice vase shape form. Good late summer fall interest.


Garden Notes: I have used this grass for several years. So far I have found nothing negative about it. It fills it spot quickly, blooms early and it looks nice through winter. It reseeds itself minimally. Cut back in early spring.

Erioganum jamesii jamesii

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Common Name: James' Buckwheat
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

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

Panhandle Native. Low growing evergreen, nice yellow blooms followedby rust-colored seedpods. Original seeds came from Canyon Trails at Buffalo Hill.


Eriogonum umbellatum aureum

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Common Name: Kannah Creek
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 15"
Mature Width: 24"

Eupatorium dubium

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Common Name: Baby Joe Pye Weed
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: Dark Pink/Purple
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 30"
Mature Width: 35"

Euphorbia marginata

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Common Name: Snow on the Mountain
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

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

Annual,reseeds. Grown for variegated foliage. Good coming up here and there in beds. Pinch back early for bushy plants.


Garden Notes: Snow on the Mountain provides interest with its nice white/green colored leaves mid to late summer. Pinch back a couple of times when it is young to provide a lower.

Fallugia paradoxa

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Common Name: Apache Plume
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: Pink
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

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

White, rosy blooms followed by fuzzy seed heads in summer. Showy shrub. Southwest look. Deciduous.


Foeniculum vulgare 'Florence Fennel'

Common Name: Florence Fennel
Bloom Season: Late Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow Gold
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 48"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Looks a lot like dill. I plant it for another butterfly attractant. Caterpillars feed on leaves.


Foeniculum vulgare 'Smokey Fennel'

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Common Name: Smokey Fennel
Bloom Season: Late Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 48"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Very nice, chocolate green, ferny foliage. It is nice for another color variation in the garden. Should feed caterpillars.


Garden Notes: Very nice combined with Florence Fennel

Foresteria neomexicana

Common Name: New Mexico Privet
Bloom Season: Spring
Bloom Color: Yellow
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 20'
Mature Width: 12'
Description:

Deciduos shrub/multi-trunked small tree if shaped. Yellow fall color, fast growth with water& N when young, regular deep watering.


Garden Notes: New Mexico Privet is a nice, drought tolerant shrub. Occasional water can help appearance, but is rarely a necessity. It is one of those plants that will survive, looking nice all the while with little additional water. With little additional water it stays smaller.

Foresteria pubescens

Common Name: Elbow Bush
Bloom Season: Spring to Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow Green
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 10-12'
Description:

Panhandle native. Very similar to New Mexico Privet. Found in breaks. can be pruned to multi-trunk or small tree.


Gaillardia aristata 'Bijou'

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Common Name: Bijou
Bloom Season: Summer to Frost
Bloom Color: Red with Yellow
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

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

Improved uniformity and more compact than Goblin, compact, bushy habit, Easy to grow


Gaillardia aristata 'Burgandy'

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Common Name: Burgandy
Bloom Season: Summer to Frost
Bloom Color: Burgandy
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

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

Scarlet red flowers. Long bloom season. Deadhead to improve looks and increase bloom period.


Gaillardia aristata 'Tokajer'

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Common Name: Tokajer
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Red-Orange
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 26"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Nice, deep red blooms. Makes a nice, showy plant. It tends to wilt on hottest days, but blooms stay nice and it makes it through fine.


Garden Notes: Nice, deep red-orange blooms

Gaillardia grandiflora 'Arizona Sun'

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Common Name: Arizona Sun
Bloom Season: Summer to Frost
Bloom Color: Red with Yellow
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 12"
Mature Width: 14"
Description:

All American Selection winner. Improved form. 4" flowers. Greater uniformity and reliable early, first year blooming.


Garden Notes: Good for containers and a wide range of conditions.

Gaillardia grandiflora 'Mesa Bright Bicolor'

Common Name: Mesa Bright Bicolor Blanket Flower
Bloom Season: Spring to Frost
Bloom Color: Red and Yellow
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 18"
Mature Width: 22"

Gaillardia grandiflora 'Mesa Yellow'

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Common Name: Mesa Yellow
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

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

First year flowering. Drought tolerant with long bloom season. Well branched, compact & early blooming. Neat mounds of bright yellow flowers.


Garden Notes: All American Selection winner 2010 and Fleuroselect Gold medal winner. Good for containers.

Gaillardia pinnatifidia

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Common Name: Redeye
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Red/Yellow
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 12"
Mature Width: 10"
Description:

Panhandle native. Unbranched stem to 24". Red bloom with yellow rays. Puffy ball as seed head dries.


Garden Notes: This is another tough panhandle native. It is not particularly showy at any time, but is nice addition to the drier areas of your yard. No additional water is needed once established. It will produce volunteers here and there. No maintenance is required. may want to shear to ground in spring.

Gaura lindheimeri 'Sparkle White'

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Common Name: Sparkle White Whirling Butterflies
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 28"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Early blooming, compact, free flowering plant AAS AND FSG award winner!


Garden Notes: Good in containers and flower beds.

Gaura lindheimeri 'Summer Breeze'

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Common Name: Summer Breeze Whirling Butterflies
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Almost No Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

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

Long lived perennial, taproot, fairly drought tolerant, many white blooms till frost- nice airy effect, takes heat- best given at least 3 ft growing space.


Garden Notes: Reported to be more uniform, more upright habit than Guara 'The Bride' Trial for 2010. Trying for a variiation on 'The Bride'

Gaura lindheimeri 'The Bride'

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Common Name: The Bride Whirling Butterflies
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Almost No Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

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

Long lived perennial, taproot, fairly drought tolerant, many white blooms till frost- nice airy effect, takes heat.


Garden Notes: It is best to give at least 3 ft growing space for best effect

Gazania 'Big Kiss White Flame'

Common Name: Big Kiss White Flame Gazania
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: White and Rose
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 10"
Mature Width: 10"

Gazania 'Big Kiss Yellow Flame'

Common Name: Big Kiss Yellow Flame Gazania
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow and Rose
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 10"
Mature Width: 10"

Gazania 'Daybreak Bright Orange'

Common Name: Daybreak Bright Orange Gazania
Bloom Season: Summer to Frost
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 10"
Mature Width: 12"
Description:

Bright orange flowered annual that is great for containers.


Gazania Daybreak Rose Stripe

Common Name: Daybreak Rose Stripe Gazania
Bloom Season: Summer to Early Fall
Bloom Color: Rose and White
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 12"
Mature Width: 9"

Gazania linearis Colorado Gold

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Common Name: Colorado Gold
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 4-6"
Mature Width: 6-12"