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Palo Blanco (Mariosousa willardiana) formerly Acacia willardiana Desert Willow Tree, Desert Trees, Desert Plants, Desert Gardening, Backyard Water Feature, Ponds Backyard, Backyard Patio, Landscaping With Rocks, Front Yard Landscaping
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Native Trees for the Southwest Garden | azplantlady.com

There are many trees native to this region , list of my ten favorite, native trees for the Southwest gardens. Do you have a favorite tree?

Fox Tail Agave is soft, non-spiny, and safe to plant around walkways and children. It's a pleasant blue-green that fits in with non-desert plants and makes a handsome architectural statement in an oth Tall Flowers, Green Flowers, Patio Plants, House Plants, Agave Attenuata, Blue Fescue, Landscaping Around House, Street Trees, Easy Care Plants
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Agave attentuata - Fox Tail Agave

Fox Tail Agave is soft, non-spiny, and safe to plant around walkways and children. It's a pleasant blue-green that fits in with non-desert plants and makes a handsome architectural statement in an otherwise leafy garden. Or plant it in with your cactus.Eventually growing to 4' to 5' tall and wide, with clusters of pups tucked under its leaves, Agave attenuata is best planted where it can spread out. Pups are easily removed, but the cluster is quite striking. Mature plants send up a 10' tall…

 Attractive trunked beargrass with swollen trunk. Cold hardy to 5 degrees. Similar appearance to yucca. Full sun/part shade.

Nolina matapensis. Sonoran tree beargrass. Sonoran native evergreen herbaceous perennial. Attractive trunked beargrass with swollen trunk. Cold hardy to 5 degrees. Graceful. Similar appearance to yucca. Full sun/part shade. Slow grower.

Botanical name: Acacia willardiana Common name: Palo blanco Origin: Native to Arizona and Mexico Where it will grow: Hardy to 25 degrees Fahrenheit (USDA zones 9 to find your zone) Water requirement: Low Light requirement: Full sun Desert Trees, Desert Plants, Acacia, Drought Tolerant Trees, Full Sun Perennials, Xeriscaping, Landscaping Plants, Landscaping Ideas, Xeriscape Plants
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Selecting Desert Tree : A Wonderful Dilemma.... | azplantlady.com

Selecting a tree for your low desert garden? Join me as I go through a list of trees, discussing their positives & negative attributes.

‘Desert Museum’ Palo Verde (Parkinsonia x ‘Desert Museum’). This Palo Verde is natural hybrid, resulting from 3 other Palo Verde tree species Desert Trees, Desert Plants, Drought Tolerant Landscape, Landscaping Plants, Landscaping Ideas, Arizona Landscaping, Arizona Gardening, Xeriscape Plants, Inexpensive Landscaping
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Palo Verde Tree That Rises Above the Rest | azplantlady.com

I don't have a favorite tree.I actually have quite a few favorites.But, if I had to pick one that I like most of all, it would be the Palo Verde tree.

Euphorbia biglandulosa Xeriscape Plants, Landscaping Plants, Dry Garden, Flowering Shrubs, Different Plants, Dry Clay, Perennials, Flora, Exterior
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Euphorbia biglandulosa

December Happenings: Ballet, Sideways Agave, Pumpkins, and Snickerdoodles - Ramblings from a Desert Garden Tall Christmas Trees, Colorful Christmas Tree, Xeriscape Plants, Garden Plants, Succulent Wall, Small Trees, Off The Wall, Lush Green, Holidays And Events
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Home - Ramblings from a Desert Garden

Wherever you are in your desert garden journey, I'm here to help! Gardening in the desert isn't hard, but it is different!

Asclepias curassavica- Blood Flower Native to South America, short-lived and often grown as an annual. Grows best in full sun, on sandy soils and with low amounts of summer water. Xeriscape Plants, Drought Tolerant Plants, Landscaping Plants, Front Yard Landscaping, Landscaping Ideas, Backyard Ideas, Butterfly Weed, Butterfly Plants, Butterflies
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Asclepias curassavica - Scarlet Milkweed

Scarlet Milkweed is grown arould the world for its spectacular blooms and because it brings butterflies from miles away. Monarchs lay their eggs on Asclepias, then the larvae nibble the leaves. They'll be back every year. And hummers love the red-orange blossoms. This is a must for any habitat garden.This is the showiest of butterfly plants, with vibrant red-orange blooms dotted with yellow. It's hardy in every zone from 3-10 and blooms even longer than most milkweeds. From spring right…