Butterfly Weed, Asclepias tuberosa

Butterfly Weed, Asclepias tuberosa

Exposure: Sun / Shade Water: Medium Mature Size (H x W): 2’ x 2’ Blooming Season: June – September Flower Color: Orange Region: All parts of Greater Albuquerque A must-have for all Monarch butterfly enthusiasts, this cheerful, easy perennial has a place in most...
Desert Mule’s Ears, Wyethia scabra

Desert Mule’s Ears, Wyethia scabra

Full Sun Rainwater Only Mature Size: 2’X 3’ Blooming Season: Spring into summer Flower Color: Yellow The rather odd name of this dryland perennial sunflower refers to its sand papery stiff leaves held upright on slender white stems; this eye-catching long-lived...
Partridge Feather, Tanacetum densum-amani

Partridge Feather, Tanacetum densum-amani

Full Sun, Part Shade Low Water Mature Size: 12”X 12” Blooming Season: Early Summer Flower Color: Yellow Partridge Feather’s incredible silver-white leaves attract the attention of everyone; you can’t help but pet the soft foliage. The plant forms a dense carpet of...
Desert Globemallow, Sphaeralcea ambigua

Desert Globemallow, Sphaeralcea ambigua

Full Sun Rainwater Only Mature Size: 2’X 2’ Blooming Season: Spring and late summer Flower Color: Pink, lavender and coral There are at least a dozen species of Globemallow native in the arid West, and Desert Globemallow is one of the finest as it produces a strong...
Autumn Joy Sedum, Sedum telephium

Autumn Joy Sedum, Sedum telephium

Full Sun, Part Shade Low Water Mature Size: 24”X 24” Blooming Season: Summer Flower Color: Red Once you have gone through the fall with Autumn Joy in your garden, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it. Not what you typically think of as a Sedum, this tall...