Flowering Plants

Color is one of the great benefits of Desert Friendly. Below you’ll find many flowering perennials, that can brighten and perfume your garden, add flavor to your table, and attract hummingbirds and butterflies.

What kind of flowering plants should i choose?

With so many options to choose from, use the mature size, light exposure, water use and region-adapted information in the plant list to narrow down the combinations of flowers best suited to your planting spaces.

While many of these flowering plants are nearly as long-lived as shrubs and take up nearly as much space, others are smaller in stature and have a two- to ten-year lifespan that allows you to change the look of some spaces without a big investment in time or money. Xeric flowering plants are also ideal for planting in pots to dress up your patio or front entrance when that uncontrollable urge to play in the dirt strikes.

Hyssop, Agastache
Hyssop, Agastache

Type: Flowering plant Exposure: Full Sun Water Use: Medium Mature Size: 24” x 24” As its nickname...

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