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Flora is an essential part of any landscape design. Take a look at some of the most popular cacti, trees, flowering plants and more …

Salvia leucantha

Mexican Bush Sage/Velvet Sage
salvia-leucantha
Mexican Bush Sage/Velvet Sage Information
Arizona Heat Tolerance: Excellent
Drought Tolerance: Moderate Water
Arizona Sun: Full Sun
Arizona Growth: Perennial bush quickly grows to 4 tall and 3 wide.
Arizona Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 0F
Blooms White flowers bloom from purple spikes from spring to fall.
Dangers None

Schinus terebinthifolius

Brazilian Pepper
schinus-terebinthifolius
Brazilian Pepper Information
Arizona Heat Tolerance: Excellent
Drought Tolerance: Moderate Water
Arizona Sun: Full Sun
Arizona Growth: Evergreen tree grows to 40 tall.
Arizona Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 23 F
Blooms Produces edible red peppercorns.
Dangers Tree considered a pest in Florida and Hawaii.

Simmondsia chinensis

Jojoba/Goatnut
simmondsia-chinensis
Jojoba/Goatnut Information
Arizona Heat Tolerance: Excellent
Drought Tolerance: Needs regular water in Phoenix area
Arizona Sun: Full Sun
Arizona Growth: Need male and female plant to produce edible nuts. Evergreen shrub slowly grows to 10 tall and 8 wide.
Arizona Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 18 F
Blooms
Dangers None

Sphaeralcea ambigua

Mallow - Globe
sphaeralcea-ambigua
Mallow - Globe Information
Arizona Heat Tolerance: Excellent
Drought Tolerance:
Arizona Sun: Full Sun
Arizona Growth: Perennial shrub grows to 30 tall and wide.
Arizona Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix
Blooms Coral-colored flowers bloom in summer to fall.
Dangers None

Tecoma alata

Orange Jubilee
tecoma-alata
Orange Jubilee Information
Arizona Heat Tolerance: Excellent
Drought Tolerance: Low water once established
Arizona Sun: Full Sun
Arizona Growth: Perennial shrub grows to 30 tall and wide.
Arizona Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix
Blooms Coral-colored flowers bloom in summer to fall.
Dangers None

Tecomaria capensis

Cape Honeysuckle
Cape Honeysuckle Information
Arizona Heat Tolerance: Excellent
Drought Tolerance: Needs little water once established.
Arizona Sun: Full Sun to Light Shade
Arizona Growth: Semi-deciduous shrub or tree quickly grows to 12 tall and 6 wide.
Arizona Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 25 F
Blooms Orange tubular flowers bloom year-round. Very attractive to hummingbirds.
Dangers None

Viguiera deltoidea

Goldeneye
viguiera-deltoidea
Goldeneye Information
Arizona Heat Tolerance: Excellent
Drought Tolerance: Low water once established
Arizona Sun: Full Sun to Partial Sun
Arizona Growth: Evergreen shrub grows to 3 tall and 3 wide.
Arizona Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix
Blooms Yellow daisy-like flowers bloom in spring and fall.
Dangers None

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