Tiny white flowers clustered on spikes with a strong vanilla smell.
Anisacanthus quadrifidus var. wrightii:
Reddish-orange, tubular flowers. Extra hardy during drought and heat.
Thurber's Desert Honeysuckle
Dark orange to red, tubular flowers.
Clustered, small white flowers on long stems with pine needle leaves.
Anacacho Orchid Tree
Fragrant, white to pinkish flowers.
Fragrant, yellow flowers and holly-like leaves.
Woolly Butterfly Bush
Ball-shaped clusters of orange flowers. .
Yellow flowers with long red stamens.
Mexican Bird of Paradise
Flowers with yellow petals and yellow stamens.
Red Bird of Paradise
Elaborate flowers with yellow, orange and red petals.
Baja Fairy Duster
Bright red, clustered stamens resembling miniature dusters.
Pink, powder-puff flowers.
An evergreen shrub with large, red, bottlebrush flowers and lemon-scented leaves.
An evergreen shrub with fragrant, white flowers, edible red fruit, and dark green leaves in overlapping clusters.
An evergreen shrub with clusters of tiny white or blue flowers and a strong lilac scent.
An evergreen shrub covered with fragrant, yellow, daisies.
Little Leaf Cordia
White flowers in clusters.
Rose-purple flowers in short spikes.
Clustered purple flowers.
An evergreen shrub with papery, winged seed capsules. .
Creamy yellow, fragrant flowers.
Yellow flowers with orange to brown centers and sliver, blue-green leaves.
An evergreen shrub with red tubular flowers.
Blue Bells / Blue Emu Bush
An evergreen shrub with blue tubular flowers that bloom most of the year.
Eremophila maculata var maculata:
Spotted Emu Bush
A winter-blooming, evergreen shrub with red tubular flowers.
An evergreen shrub covered with yellow flowers in the fall.
Clusters of red, tubular flowers on long stalks.
White flowers, with yellow centers, followed by feathery, pink, plumed seeds.
Orange to red flowers clustered at top of very spiny, tall green canes.
San Marcos Hibiscus
Large, pale yellow petals, with five red dots inside the base of the flower.
Vivid dark blue flowers appearing singly or in clusters.
Toyon / Christmas Berry
Evergreen, with clustered white flowers and red berries.
Tiny, clustered, purple flowers among fragrant, lavender scented leaves.
Reddish tubular flowers and blue-green, succulent-like stems.
Clusters of orange, tubular flowers.
Small flowers, in rounded clusters of various colors.
Small purple flowers in rounded clusters.
An evergreen shrub with small yellow flowers and shiny green, resinous leaves.
Purple, pink or white flowers amid green to silver leaves.
Desert-thorn / Wolfberry
Tiny white to purple flowers with red berries and thorns. .
An evergreen shrub or small tree with an exotic leaf pattern and fragrant white to cream flowers.
An evergreen shrub or small tree with flowers that bloom spring through fall in a choice of colors.
A slow-growing, long-lived, ornamental pine shrub that starts bearing pine nuts after 25 years.
An attractive, slow growing, hardy, low maintenance, evergreen shrub.
An evergreen shrub with fragrant, clustered, purple to white tubular flowers. Extra hardy during heat, drought and freezing temperatures.
An evergreen shrub or small tree with holly-like leaves, edged with soft spines, producing red cherries in summer.
A tree or shrub with highly ornamental flowers and fruit. Extra hardy during drought and heat.
Pyracantha coccinea: Scarlet Firethorn A thorny evergreen shrub with showy white flowers and brightly colored berries.
An evergreen shrub with shiny green leaves. Red buds open into small, clustered white flowers.
Three Leaf Sumac
Edible, reddish berries on soft, bendable stems.
An evergreen shrub with leathery green leaflets. Small white flowers are followed by clustered orange to red fruit.
Lady Banks' Rose
A vine-like shrub. Large clusters of medium-small white or yellow roses with a slight fragrance.
Blue or purple, trumpet-shaped flowers. .
Fragrant, gray-green leaves and blue trumpet-shaped flowers.
Red flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies. Extra hardy during drought and heat.
An evergreen shrub with clustered yellow flowers in winter and spring.
An evergreen shrub for a xeric garden.
Texas Mountain Laurel
An evergreen shrub or small tree producing fragrant, violet-blue flowers in drooping clusters. White seedpods persist for months.
Aromatic leaves and yellow flowers with orange centers.
Orange trumpet flowers and interesting patterned foliage.
Yellow bell-like flowers 2" long.
An evergreen shrub with blue flowers and silver-blue leaves.
An evergreen shrub or small tree with clusters of small white flowers.
= Wildlife unfriendly.