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Xeriscape Garden
Plant List

Pima County, Arizona


Xeriscape Garden
A Guide to the Plants

The plants on this list are located in the Pima County Demonstration Gardens at 4210 N. Campbell, Tucson, Arizona. The list was developed to help visitors to the garden identify the various plantings, and it has been posted at this website to provide convenient, 24-hour list access. The location code refers to the plant's specific location (bed) within the garden. Where possible we have provided links to the Arid Plant Manual, which provides more detailed information about individual plants.

This table organized alphabetically by botanical name - switch to sorted by location

Plant Location Botanical Name Common Name
W-12 Acacia aneura Mulga tree
B-5 Acacia farnesiana Sweet Acacia tree
A-9 Alcalpha monostachya "Raspberry Fuzzies"
D-3 Agastache 'Summer Breeze' Pink Hyssop
D-35 Agastache cana 'Ava' Hummingbird Mint
C-32Agave Agave
A-23 Agave Agave
D-7 Ageratum corymbosum Butterfly Mist
D-22 Allium senescens 'Blue Twister' Corkscrew Ornamental Onion
E-3 Aloe aristata Pearl Leaf Aloe
E-4 Aloe species  
D-17 Aloe 'Blue Elf'  
W-21 Aloysia lycioides Sweet Bee Bush
B-20 Aloysia macrostachya Pink Bee Bush
A-12 Amsonia grandiflora Blue Star Flower
P-12 Anemopsis californica Yerba Mansa
D-21 Anigozanthus flavidus Kangaroo Paw
W-17 Anisacanthus puberulus Pink Hummingbird Bush
C-33 Anisacanthus quadrifidus wrightii Mexican Fire Hummingbird Bush
W-5 Anisacanthus quadrifidus wrightii "Mexican Fire"
E-13 Aquilegia chrysantha Golden Columbine
C-10 Artemisia ludoviciana 'Silver King' Prairie Sage
B-9 Asclepias linaria Pineleaf Milkweed
B-4 Asclepias subulata Desert Milkweed
W-16 Asclepias subulata Desert Milkweed
B-7 Atriplex canescens Four Wing Saltbush
patio Aucuba japonica 'Variegated' Gold Dust Plant
A-17 Baileya multiradiata Desert Marigold
B-3 Baileya multiradiata Desert Marigold
Wf Baileya multiradiata Desert Marigold
D-32 Berberis thunbergii 'Golden Nugget' Dwarf Japanese Barberry
A-5 Berlandiera lyrata Chocolate Flower
D-12 Berlandiera lyrata Chocolate flower
D-8 Buddleia marrubifolia Woolly Butterfly Bush
E-17Bulbine 'Tiny Tangerine' Orange Bulbine
D-26 Bulbine frutescens 'Yellow' Yellow Bulbine
E-1 Bulbine frutescens 'Yellow' Yellow Bulbine
W-9 Caesalpinia mexicana Mexican Bird of Paradise
W-7 Caesalpinia pulcherrima Red Bird of Paradise
patio Calla aethiopica Calla Lily
C-15 Calliandra eriophylla Pink Fairy Duster
W-11 Calliandra eriophylla x californica Red Fairy Duster 'Sierra Star'
patio Callibrachoa hybrid Million Bells 'Terra Cotta'
C-11 Callistemon citrinus 'Little John' Dwarf Bottlebrush
B-13 Calylophus drummondii Texas Calylophus
C-2 Calylophus hartwegii Sundrops
C-30 Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Longwood Blue' Blue Mist
Wf Cercis occidentalis Western Redbud tree
B-16 Cercocarpus montanus Mountain Mahogany
E-5 Cereus peruvianus v monstrose  
W-3 Chilopsis linearis "Art's Seedless" Desert Willow tree
A-3 Chrysactinia mexicana Damianita Daisy
B-18 Chrysothamnus nauseosus Rubber Rabbitbush
C-13 Chrysothamnus nauseosus v nauseosus Dwarf Rabbitbrush/Chamisa
C-16 Cistus skangerii Pink Rockrose
E-15 Cleistocactus strausii Silver Torch
E-10 Conoclinum greggii 'Boothill' Eupatorium 'Boothill'
W-1 Convolvulus cneorum Bush Morning Glory
W-18 Cordia parvifolia Little Leaf Cordia
Wf Coreopsis tinctoria Annual Coreopsis
W-4 Crossoma bigelovii Rhyolite Bush
P-1 Cyperus Umbrella Plant
C-22 Dalea capitata 'Sierra Gold' Sierra Gold' Dalea
C-17 Dalea frutescens Black Dalea
B-17 Dalea pulchra Indigo Bush
W-2 Dasylirion longissimum Toothless Desert Spoon
D-19 Dicliptera resupinata Arizona Foldwing Flower
E-7 Dicliptera resupinata Arizona Foldwing Flower
B-10 Dyssodia pentachaeta Golden Dyssodia
E-14 Echeveria agavoides Molded Wax Agave
W-10 Ephedra viridis Mormon Tea
D-15 Eremophila maculata 'Aurea' Golden Emu Bush
B-1 Eremophila sp. 'Summertime Blue' Emu Bush
C-4 Ericameria laricifolia Turpentine Bush
C-36 Eriogonum fasciculatum v. poliofolium Flattop Buckwheat
A-22 Eriogonum wrightii Wright Buckwheat
Wf Eschscholzia mexicana Mexican Gold Poppy
D-11 Euphorbia antisyphilitica Candililla
C-14 Euphorbia rigida Gopher Plant
B-22 Eysenhardtia orthocarpa Kidneywood tree
C-5 Fallugia paradoxa Apache Plume
W-22 Fallugia paradoxa Apache Plume
patio Fatsia japonica False Castor Oil Plant, Japanese Aralia
D-27 Fraxinus velutina 'Rio Grande' Arizona Ash Tree
E-6 Fraxinus velutina 'Rio Grande' Arizona Ash tree
Wf Gaillardia Blanket Flower
D-10 Gaura lindheimer 'Siskiyou Pink'  
P-10 Glyceria aquatica Variegated Manna Grass
C-26 Gutierrenzia sarothrae Snakeweed
D-6 Hesperaloe parviflora 'Yellow'  
P-7 Iris pseudacorus  
patio Jasminium polyanthumPink Jasmine
A-19 Justicia californica Red Chuparosa
A-25 Justicia californica Yellow Chuparosa
C-39 Justicia candicans Hummingbird Bush
C-8 Justicia sonorae Sonoran Honeysuckle
B-6 Justicia spicagera Mexican Honeysuckle
B-21 Lantana  
W-15 Larrea tridentata Creosote Bush
W-20 Laurus nobilis Sweet Bay
D-1 Leucophyllum langmaniae Texas Ranger 'Rio Bravo'
A-14 Leucophyllum pruinosum Texas Ranger - Sierra Bouquet
A-4 Leucophyllum zygophyllum 'Cimarron' Texas Ranger
D-28 Leucophyllum zygophyllum 'Cimarron' Texas Ranger - Blue Rain Sage
Wf Linum grandiflorum 'Rubrum' Scarlet Flax
Wf Linaria maroccana Toadflax
Wf Linum lewisii Blue Flax
C-24 Lobelia laxiflora Desert Lobelia
patio Loropetalum Chinese Fringe
Wf Lupinus Lupine
P-13 Lycoris Spider Lily
W-19 Lysiloma microphylla thornberi  
W-14 Maytenus phyllanthoides Mangel Dulce (looks like jojoba)
A-16 Melampodium leucanthum Blackfoot Daisy
C-1 Melampodium leucanthum Blackfoot Daisy
D-23 Menodora scabra Rough Menodora
patio Mimulus cardinalis Scarlet Monkey Flower
B-8 Muhlenbergia capillaris Regal Mist
E-18 Myoporum brevifolium v. 'Emerald Gem' Small-leaf Myoporum
A-21 Nierembergia hippomanica Purple Robe
P-5 Nymphaea Water Lily
B-12 Olneya tesota Ironwood tree
patio Oxalis Sorrel
Wf Penstemon eatonii Firecracker Penstemon
C-7 Penstemon parryi Parry's Penstemon
Wf Penstemon parryi Parry's Penstemon
D-34 Penstemon pinifolius Pineleaf penstemon
C-9 Penstemon pseudospectabilis Canyon Penstemon
D-4 Penstemon superbus Superb Penstemon
Wf Penstemon superbus Superb Penstemon
A-24 Perovskia atriplifolia Russian Sage
Wf Phacelia campanularia Desert Bluebell
A-8 Pithecellobium flexicaule Texas Ebony tree
C-27 Plumbago scandens 'Summer Snow' White Flowered Leadwort
E-9 Plumbago scandens 'Summer Snow' White Flowered Leadwort
C-29 Poliomintha incana Mexican Oregano
A-11 Poliomintha maderensis Lavender Spice
C-38 Psilostrophe tagentina Paperflower
Wf Ratibida columnifera Mexican Hat
D-20 Rhus virens Evergreen Sumac tree
E-16Ruella brittoniana 'Baby Katie'Blue Dwarf Ruella
C-28 Ruella peninsularis Desert Ruella
C-25 Salazaria mexicana Mexican Bladdersage
A-6 Salvia chamaedryoides Chihuahuan Blue Sage
D-5 Salvia chamaedryoides Chihuahuan Blue Sage
C-6 Salvia greggii 'Mango'  
C-12 Salvia clevelandii Chaparral Sage
A-15 Salvia coahuilensis Saltillo Sage
C-21 Salvia dorii Desert Sage
E-11 Salvia greggii Autumn Sage
A-10 Salvia jamensis Salvia
D-16 Salvia melissodora  
A-1 Salvia hybrid Salvia "Trident"
W-8 Salvia x mohavensis x cleve. X dorii Salvia "Trident"
patio Scirpus cernus Optic Grass
A-13 Scutellaria drummondii Prairie Scullcap
A-20 Sedum spectabile 'Autumn Joy'  
W-13 Senna nemophila Feathery Cassia
E-8 Sophora secundiflora Texas Mountain Laurel
A-26 Sphaeralcea ambigua Globe Mallow
patio Statice perizii Sea Lavender
patio Sutera cordata hybrid Bacopa
B-19 Tagetes lemmonii Mt. Lemmon Marigold
C-3 Tagetes lemmonii 'Compacta' Compact Mt. Lemmon Marigold
C-31 Tecoma sp. 'Orange Jubilee' Orange Jubilee
W-6 Tecoma stans var stans "Gold Star"
C-34 Tecoma stans angustifoliaTexas Yellow Bells
C-37 Tecoma x 'Sunrise' Texas Yellow Bells 'Sunrise'
A-2 Teucrium chamaedrys Germander
B-2 Teucrium chamaedrys Germander
P-3 Thalia dealbataCana Lily
E-19 Thymus serphyllumCreeping Thyme
B-23 Tradescantia virginialis Spiderwort
D-13 Trichostema arizonicum Arizona Blue Curls
P-11 Tropaeolum & Taro Nasturtium and Taro
E-12 Vauquelinia californica auciflora Arizona Rosewood
B-14 Verbena  
C-20 Verbena gooddingii Goodding Verbena
A-18 Verbena  
D-14 Verbena pulchella gracilior Moss Verbena
B-15 Verbena rigida Sandpaper Verbena
C-18 Verbena rigida Sandpaper Verbena
patio Vinca major variegate major Variegated Leaf Perwinkle
C-35 Viquiera parishii Goldeneye
D-9 Wedelia trilobata Yellow Dot
E-2 Zephyranthes Rain Lily
B-25 Zexmania hispida Devil's River Zexmania
D-2 Zexmania hispida  
A-7 Zinnia grandiflora Yellow Desert Zinnia

Yellow "daisy-like" wildflower seen throughout all areas = Verbesina encelioides: Cowpen Daisy

Plantlist last updated April 5, 2006


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