Death Valley Sage
Salvia funerea. Death Valley Sage grows in the Eastern Mojave Desert from about the Old Woman Mountains through the mountains surrounding Death valley and into Southern Nevada. This Sage is something... Learn more.
(syn. Audibertia capitata, Audibertiella c., Ramona c.) Mojave sage is a nice little perennial sage from the Little San Bernardino mountains to the Clark mountains of Nevada. Bright fuzzy green leaves... Learn more.
Wand sage is a 4 foot tall gray shrub with white flowers. It has very long, wand-like flowers that rise high above the short mound of gray foliage. It is found in the Colorado and Mojave deserts in ... Learn more.
Rambling Milkweed grows in desert washes from Southern Nevada into Baja, Northern Mexico and western Arizona. In California Rambling Milkweed ranges throughout most of the hot desert areas. Rather we... Learn more.
Coues' cassia flowers are very much like a Palo Verde's, shrub is like Encelia farinosa. This Cassia has done very well in the nursery. I keep expecting it to be difficult and picky. Doesn't seem to... Learn more.
Checkers, Sidalcea neomexicana, has a clump of dark green leaves six inches or so across producing two feet tall stems with many one inch wide mauve flowers. Wow, that was a long sentence, if that was... Learn more.
Jojoba is an evergreen shrub 3-4 ft. tall,, dioecious, smooth, gray-green leaves. Native to dry slopes bordering Mojave Desert and throughout S. Arizona. It likes full sun, no water after established.... Learn more.
Desert Mallow is a two foot perennial with many one inch orange flowers on a two to three foot spike with gray, almost fuzzy foliage. Desert Hollyhock is another name for the plant with its flower... Learn more.
Emory's Desert Mallow
Emory globemallow grows throughout most of the desert areas of the west. Give the plant full sun, mineral soil(no amendments), no mulch other than a rock mulch. Tolerates regular water but will be sho... Learn more.
Desert needle grass
(Syn. Achnatherum speciosa) Desert needle grass is a 1-2' bunch grass that is native to Mojave and Colorado deserts and the s. Coast ranges and s.Sierra. Use for dry banks and paths , full sun, little... Learn more.
(Syn. S. moquinii) Jaeger says it much better than I: Inkweed thrives only in soils containing both salt and alkali, and generally occurs around the edges of wet-type dry lakes in which moisture is ne... Learn more.
Viguiera deltoidea parishii
Desert Sunflower is a interesting perennial shrub with two inch yellow composite flowers that bloom in summer. Our plants go deciduous here in the winters and then come back. They have proved to be ... Learn more.
Southern California Grape
Differing from Vitis californica largely in geographic area, Desert Grape is native to Southern California and the islands. Desert Grape has silvery foliage and attractive black fruit. The grapes are ... Learn more.
California Fan Palm
Hardy to about 10 deg.F.in the desert, ours have come back from 15 deg. with no damage, native to Ca. deserts, will eventually be a 50 ft. tree, very stout trunk. This is more beautiful than the palms... Learn more.
Yucca schidigera, Mojave Yucca is a 5ft tall plant with tall spires of cream colored flowers. Mojave Yucca is native plant from Baja California to Nevada. Jaeger says it is the most common yucca of th... Learn more.
Our lords candle is that spectacular yucca that grows in much of Southern California. Well behaved and easy in most dry gardens. GREAT to plant as a 'hedge' in many of the areas of Southern Californ... Learn more.
A poisonous perennial bulb from the desert and inner coast ranges of California. Weird looking, weird to grow, weird in the garden. We occasionally grow a few when we're feeling weird. They really ha... Learn more.