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Red-Hot Poker, Torch Lily
Heavy Metal Switch Grass
Japanese Maple
Golden Breath Of Heaven
Palo Verde Thornless Hybrid
Red-Hot Poker, Torch Lily

Common name: Red-Hot Poker, Torch Lily
Botanical name: Kniphofia hybrids

This perennial will grow to about 6' tall and has large green leaves and has red, orange, and yellow flowers that bloom in spring, summer, and fall.

Heavy Metal Switch Grass

Common name: Heavy Metal Switch Grass
Botanical name: Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal'

This perennial grass will grow 2-4' tall and 2-4' wide. It has narrow, blue/gray leaves with slender, light flowers that bloom in midsummer.

Japanese Maple

Common name: Japanese Maple
Botanical name: Acer palmatum

This magnificient plant can used as a small tree or shrub. It is deciduous with graceful leaves which have a scarlet color in spring as it leafs out. Leaves later turn orange or yellow in fall. It is slow growing to 20', and requires shelter from the hot sun. The leaves of this tree are small, light green in color, and deeply lobed. It should also be noted that this tree remains spectacular throughout all seasons. (2nd photo courtesy of Steve Mullany)

Golden Breath Of Heaven

Common name: Golden Breath Of Heaven
Botanical name: Coleonema pulchellum 'Sunset Gold'

Sunset Gold Breath of Heaven is a fine textured, low growing shrub to 10" high and wide with bright yellow foliage. It is excellent for rock gardens. It is drought tolerant. -Cornflower Farms

Palo Verde Thornless Hybrid

Common name: Palo Verde Thornless Hybrid
Botanical name: Parkinsonia hybrid 'AZT'

This is a thornless hybrid Palo Verde that grows quickly 30' x 40'. It has small blue green leaves and a smooth green trunk. This specimen tree can have an attractive vase shape or be pruned to a candelabra form. Profuse yellow funnel-shaped flowers appear in spring. Accepts full sun. Can we weaned off of supplemental irrigation when it reaches its mature size.

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Fine Design Front Walk

Photographer: GardenSoft

Water Saving Tip:

Mulching and adding compost to soil can minimize evaporation and help soil absorb and store water.