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Joshua Tree
Compass Barrel
Trailing Lantana
Joshua Tree

Common name: Joshua Tree
Botanical name: Yucca brevifolia

This massive tree-like plant grows slowly to 30', but can reach 60' in nature. Develops a distinctive trunk to almost 3' wide. Leaves are short stiff and gray-green leaves. Older leaves persist on trunk pointing down. Thick, fleshy greenish white flowers appear late winter into spring. Accepts full sun. Very drought tolerant. Needs good drainage. Native to Arizona, California and Nevada

Compass Barrel

Common name: Compass Barrel
Botanical name: Ferocactus cylindraceus

Globe-shaped cactus grows slowly to 2' x 1-1/2'. Stem is medium green and spines are red/yellow. Flowers are yellow to orange and apper late spring to early summer. Good for naturalistic landscapes. Accepts reflected sun. Native to Sonoran and Mojave deserts.

Trailing Lantana

Common name: Trailing Lantana
Botanical name: Lantana montevidensis

Evergreen ground cover grows quickly to 2' x 3'. Leaves are medium green and flowers are lavender to white. Blooms year-round in frost free weather. Excellent for spilling over walls or down banks. Full sun. Very attractive to butterflies. Native of South America.

Designer:

Modern House and Garden

Photographer: GardenSoft

Water Saving Tip:

Group plants with similar watering needs in the same area.