Tiny white flowers clustered on spikes with a strong vanilla smell.
Anisacanthus quadrifidus var. wrightii:
Wright's Desert Honeysuckle / Flame Honeysuckle
Reddish-orange, tubular flowers. Extra hardy during drought and heat.
Thurber's Desert Honeysuckle
Dark orange to red, tubular flowers.
Yellow flowers with pale orange centers.
Texasplume / Orchid Tree
Fragrant, white to pinkish flowers.
Woolly Butterfly Bush
Ball-shaped clusters of orange flowers. .
Bird-of-Paradise Shrub / Yellow Bird of Paradise
Yellow flowers with long red stamens.
Mexican Holdback / Mexican Bird of Paradise
Flowers with yellow petals and yellow stamens.
Pride-of-Barbados / Red Bird of Paradise
Elaborate flowers with yellow, orange and red petals.
Tabardillo / Baja Fairy Duster
Bright red, clustered stamens resembling miniature dusters.
Pink, powder-puff flowers.
Crimson Bottlebrush / Lemon Bottlebrush
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.
Desert Ceanothus / Wild Lilac
An evergreen shrub covered with clusters of tiny white flowers and a strong lilac scent.
A columnar cactus with large, fragrant, night-blooming flowers. The red fruits are edible.
An evergreen shrub covered with fragrant, yellow, daisies.
Small-leaf Geigertree / Little Leaf Cordia
White flowers in clusters.
Black Prairie Clover / Black Dalea
Rose-purple flowers in short spikes.
Santa Catalina Prairie Clover / Indigo Bush
Clustered purple flowers.
An evergreen shrub showing off papery, winged seed capsules. .
Encelia farinosa: Brittlebush
Yellow flowers with orange to brown centers and sliver, blue-green leaves.
Common Emu Bush
An evergreen shrub with red tubular flowers.
Blue Emu Bush
An evergreen shrub with blue tubular flowers that bloom most of the year.
Eremophila maculata var maculata:
Red Eremophila / Valentine 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.
Slipper Plant / Lady's Slipper
A long-stemmed, green succulent with red, slipper-like bracts hiding tiny flowers.
White flowers, with yellow centers, followed by feathery, pink, plumed seeds.
Orange to red flowers clustered at top of very spiny, tall green canes.
Narrow evergreen leaves sprouting stalks with reddish tubular flowers.
Tiny, clustered, purple flowers among fragrant, lavender scented leaves.
Mohintli / Mexican Honeysuckle
Clusters of orange, tubular flowers.
Trailing Shrubverbena / Trailing Lantana
Small flowers, usually purple or gold, in rounded clusters.
An evergreen shrub with small yellow flowers and shiny green, resinous leaves.
Texas Sage / Texas Ranger
Purple, pink or white flowers amid green to silver leaves.
Desert Fern / Feather Tree
An evergreen shrub or small tree with white puffball flowers and fern-like leaves.
Fragrant bottlebrush flowers, bright pink aging to white.
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.
Sweet pea-like purple and white flowers.
An evergreen shrub with fragrant, clustered, purple to white tubular flowers. Extra hardy during drought and heat.
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: Pyracantha / Firethorn A thorny evergreen shrub with showy white flowers and brightly colored berries.
An evergreen shrub with dark green, holly-like leaves. Small red berries develop in summer.
Edible, reddish berries on soft, bendable stems.
Blue or purple, trumpet-shaped flowers. .
Germander Sage / Mexican Blue Sage
Vivid dark blue flowers and fragrant leaves.
Fragrant Sage / Blue Sage
Fragrant, gray-green leaves and blue trumpet-shaped flowers.
Red flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies. Extra hardy during drought and heat.
Silver Senna / Feathery Cassia
An evergreen shrub with clustered yellow flowers in winter and spring.
Wislizenus' Senna / Shrubby Senna
Clustered yellow flowers.
An evergreen shrub for a xeric garden.
Mescal Bean / 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.
Tecoma stans angustata:
Yellow bell-like flowers 2" long.
Shrubby Germander / Tree Germander
An evergreen shrub with blue flowers and silver-blue leaves.
An evergreen shrub or small tree with clusters of small white flowers.
Long, sharp and narrow, evergreen leaves producing short stalks with red buds which develop into large, yellow-white flowers.
Rocky Mountain Zinnia
Yellow flowers with an orange eye.