Red Tip Photinia – Photinia x fraseri

Red Tip Photinia, also known as Fraser’s Photinia, is one of the Southwest’s quintessential landscape workhorses. While it is most commonly used as a background, foundation, large border, or tall screen, Photinia can also be pruned into a small patio-sized tree, and it does great in large containers. Clusters of tiny white flowers appear in…

Rock Penstemon – Penstemon baccharifolius

Penstemons are a large group of plants composed of many wild species found growing in a variety of climates, as well as numerous hybrids that have been developed for a wide range of characteristics. Available in every color from white to deep purple, Penstemon’s spikes of flowers are closely associated with hummingbirds, who prefer their…

Rock Rose – Pavonia lasiopetala

With the color of a pink rose and the appearance of a miniature hibiscus, the flowers of the Rock Rose are a true delight to people, butterflies, and hummingbirds alike! Starting in late spring and continuing into fall, these delicate flowers open in the mornings and close by late afternoon. The shrub itself is airy…