PlantList

Agave havardiana

Havard Agave

The form of Havard Agave is a symmetrical, tight rosette. In hot desert regions it grows better with some afternoon shade. Canopy coverage: 7 square feet.

[Read More]

Agave parryi

Artichoke Agave, Parry's Agave

Artichoke Agave is one of the most decorative of all Agaves. It is worth the wait it requires to grow. As with all Agaves, plants typically die after blooming. Canopy coverage: 7 square feet.

[Read More]

Delosperma 'John Proffitt'

Table Mountain Ice Plant

Table Mountain Iceplant, 'John Proffitt', is surprisingly cold hardy. Flowers in bright, iridescent fuchsia blanket plants from summer to fall. They are low growing, hugging the ground a few inches high, ideal as small area groundcovers or in rock gardens. Canopy coverage: 3 square feet.

[Read More]

Delosperma hybrids

Ice Plant

These hybrid iceplant are surprisingly cold hardy. Flowers in bright iridescent colors blanket plants in summer. They are low growing, hugging the ground just a few inches high, ideal as small area groundcovers or in rock gardens. Look for 'Psfave', light lavender flowers, (shown) and 'John Proffitt', described in this database. Canopy coverage: 3 square feet.

[Read More]

Euphorbia polychroma

Cushion Spurge

Cushion Spurge is so-named due to its rounded, mounding growth that reminds one of a chair cushion. Its eye-catching, sulphur yellow color comes from the bracts, modified leaves, that surround the insignificant greenish flowers. Accepts some shade but better appearance in full sun. Sap may irritate skin. Canopy coverage: 3 square feet.

[Read More]

Opuntia polyacantha var. ursina

Plains Prickly Pear

This is a common form of Prickly Pear Cactus. Large, brightly colored flowers bloom in late spring. Canopy coverage: 3 square feet.

[Read More]

Sedum 'Autumn Joy'

Autumn Joy Stonecrop

This succulent is a hybrid of Sedum telephium and Sedum spectabile. 'Autumn Joy' grows as a rounded clump. Flowers bloom in late summer, emerging as salmon pink then turning bronze to rust in the fall. Canopy coverage: 3 square feet.

[Read More]

Sedum kamtschaticum

Russian Stonecrop, Orange Stonecrop

Russian Stonecrop is a low, mounding succulent, well-suited to rock gardens and in the foreground of the border. Leaves have interesting serrated edges. Flowers are tiny stars that emerge yellow then turn red. Canopy coverage: 3 square feet.

[Read More]

Sempervivum species

Hens and Chicks

Sempervivum is a collection of succulents that work well as small-space groundcovers, in containers or tucked between rocks and boulders. Many species and selections are available in a range of sizes and leaf colors. It is important to plant in soil with good drainage and don't overwater. Canopy coverage: 1 square foot.

[Read More]

Yucca baccata

Banana Yucca

Banana Yucca produces profuse numbers of white, bell-shaped flowers on stalks 2 feet high. Edible bananalike fruit follow. Leaves are stiff and pointed. Canopy coverage: 20 square feet.

[Read More]

Yucca filamentosa 'Golden Sword'

Adam's Needle

Adam's Needle is one of most cold hardy of all Yuccas. Selections with striped leaves such as 'Golden Sword', shown in photos, are also available. Canopy coverage: 13 square feet.

[Read More]

Yucca glauca

Soapweed Yucca, Narrowleaf Yucca

This Yucca can be grown as single specimen or in spreading clumps. Accepts more shade that most Yuccas. Swordlike leaves have interesting filaments along the edges. Canopy coverage: 13 square feet.

[Read More]

Yucca harrimaniae

New Mexico Yucca

New Mexico Yucca is one of the smaller Yuccas with leaves that vary in size and color. Leaves have brown margins adorned with white filaments. Canopy coverage: 1 square foot.

[Read More]

Yucca schottii

Mountain Yucca

Upright form with occasional multiple trunks. Rosettes of sharp-pointed leaves up to 3 feet long demand your attention. Plant away from walkways and outdoor living areas. Canopy coverage: 13 square feet.

[Read More]
Page 1 of 1