The Anna's Hummingbird and Desert Willow
The Anna's Hummingbird also likes Desert
willow, Chilopsis linearis.
This is an elegant, wispy, small tree with large pink flowers. It
has a nice fragrance in the evenings. It tolerates desert
conditions and soils with poor nutrition.
The Anna's hummingbird also likes the Western
Red Bud. This is a very attractive small tree. It is covered
in magenta flowers in early spring thin in heart shaped leaves.
The Anna's Hummingbird and Manzanitas
also like Manzanita, Arctostaphylos
sp. Manzanitas are excellent for any dry garden. They can't
take garden water or fertility. They like things o-natural. They
are known for their attractive bark as well as their flowers and
evergreen foliage. There are many kinds of manzanita.
They will grow in practically in any soil in California from sand
to clay. There are also all different sizes from the few inch
Sur” manzanita to the twenty foot tall “big
berry” manzanita. Flowers are from pink to white. The Bark
varies form red to black.