Plant List

Trees and Palms

 

Arizona cypress + cvs

Botanical Name: Cupressus arizonica
Plant Type: Tree, Native
Water Needs: Low 2
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 35 ft. - 50 ft.   Width: 5 ft. - 15 ft.
 

Blue hesper palm

Botanical Name: Brahea armata
Plant Type: Palm
Water Needs: Low 2
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 30 ft. - 40 ft.   Width: 15 ft. - 20 ft.
 

Chinese pistache

Botanical Name: Pistacia chinensis
Plant Type: Tree
Water Needs: Moderate 4
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 25 ft. - 35 ft.   Width: 25 ft. - 35 ft.
 

Crape myrtle

Botanical Name: Lagerstroemia indica
Plant Type: Tree
Water Needs: Moderate 4
Exposure: Morning sun, Partial sun, All day sun
Height: 6 ft. - 30 ft.   Width: 10 ft. - 30 ft.
 

Purple-leaved eastern redbud

Botanical Name: Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy'
Plant Type: Tree
Water Needs: Moderate 4
Exposure: All day sun, Morning sun, Partial sun
Height: 25 ft. - 35 ft.   Width: 25 ft. - 35 ft.

Shrubs and Vines

 

Bladderpod

Botanical Name: Isomeris arborea
Plant Type: Native, Shrub
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 4 ft. - 6 ft.   Width: 4 ft. - 6 ft.
 

California grape + cv

Botanical Name: Vitis californica
Plant Type: Vine, Native
Water Needs: Moderate 3
Exposure: All day sun, Morning sun, Moderate shade
Height: 30 ft. - 40 ft.   Width: 30 ft. - 40 ft.
 

California sagebrush

Botanical Name: Artemisia californica
Plant Type: Shrub, Native
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 3 ft. - 5 ft.   Width: 5 ft. - 7 ft.
 

Canyon Gray sagebrush

Botanical Name: Artemisia californica 'Canyon Gray'
Plant Type: Native, Shrub, Ground cover
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 15 in. - 18 in.   Width: 8 ft. - 10 ft.
 

Desert lavender

Botanical Name: Hyptis emoryi
Plant Type: Shrub
Water Needs: Low 2
Exposure: All day sun
Height:   Width:
 

Incienso, Brittlebush

Botanical Name: Encelia farinosa
Plant Type: Shrub, Native
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 3 ft. - 5 ft.   Width: 3 ft. - 5 ft.
 

Island bush poppy

Botanical Name: Dendromecon harfordii
Plant Type: Shrub
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 6 ft. - 10 ft.   Width: 6 ft. - 10 ft.
 

Lavender cotton

Botanical Name: Santolina chamaecyparissus
Plant Type: Shrub
Water Needs: Low 2
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 1 ft. - 2 ft.   Width: 2 ft. - 3 ft.
 

Montara sagebrush

Botanical Name: Artemisia californica 'Montara'
Plant Type: Native, Shrub, Ground cover
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 12 in. - 24 in.   Width: 3 ft. - 5 ft.
 

Palmer’s mallow

Botanical Name: Abutilon palmeri
Plant Type: Shrub, Native
Water Needs: Low 2
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 4 ft. - 5 ft.   Width: 4 ft. - 5 ft.
 

Pomegranate + cvs

Botanical Name: Punica granatum
Plant Type: Shrub
Water Needs: Moderate 4
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 10 ft. - 20 ft.   Width: 10 ft. - 20 ft.
 

Silver spurge

Botanical Name: Euphorbia rigida
Plant Type: Shrub
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 2 ft. - 3 ft.   Width: 3 ft. - 4 ft.
 

Silvery cassia

Botanical Name: Senna phyllodinea
Plant Type: Shrub
Water Needs: Low 2
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 3 ft. - 5 ft.   Width: 4 ft. - 6 ft.
 

White sage

Botanical Name: Salvia apiana
Plant Type: Native, Shrub
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 3 ft. - 4 ft.   Width: 4 ft. - 5 ft.

Perennials and Grasses

 

Blue fescue

Botanical Name: Festuca glauca & cvs
Plant Type: Grass
Water Needs: Moderate 4
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 12 in. - 15 in.   Width: 12 in. - 15 in.
 

California fescue

Botanical Name: Festuca californica
Plant Type: Native, Grass
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: Partial sun
Height: 1 ft. - 2 ft.   Width: 1 ft. - 2 ft.
 

California gray rush

Botanical Name: Juncus patens
Plant Type: Rush, Native, Grass
Water Needs: Moderate 3
Exposure: Moderate shade, Morning sun, All day sun
Height: 18 in. - 24 in.   Width: 18 in. - 24 in.
 

Canyon Prince Wild rye

Botanical Name: Leymus condensatus 'Canyon Prince'
Plant Type: Native, Grass
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 4 ft. - 5 ft.   Width: 4 ft. - 5 ft.
 

Desert Marigold

Botanical Name: Baileya multiradiata
Plant Type: Perennial
Water Needs: Low 2
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 12 in. - 18 in.   Width: 24 in. - 30 in.
 

Garden sage + cvs

Botanical Name: Salvia officinalis
Plant Type: Perennial
Water Needs: Moderate 3
Exposure:
Height: 18 in. - 24 in.   Width: 2 ft. - 3 ft.
 

Lamb’s ear

Botanical Name: Stachys byzantina
Plant Type: Perennial, Ground cover
Water Needs: Moderate 3
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 6 in. - 12 in.   Width: 2 ft. - 3 ft.
 

Matilija poppy + cv

Botanical Name: Romneya coulteri
Plant Type: Perennial, Native
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: All day sun, Morning sun, Partial sun
Height: 6 ft. - 10 ft.   Width: 6 ft. - 10 ft.
 

Mediterranean spurge

Botanical Name: Euphorbia characias ssp. wulfenii
Plant Type: Perennial
Water Needs: Low 2
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 3 ft. - 4 ft.   Width: 3 ft. - 4 ft.
 

Moonshine yarrow

Botanical Name: Achillea 'Moonshine'
Plant Type: Perennial
Water Needs: Low 2
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 2 ft.   Width: 2 ft. - 3 ft.
 

Purple garden sage

Botanical Name: Salvia officinalis 'Purpurescens'
Plant Type: Perennial
Water Needs: Moderate 3
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 18 in. - 24 in.   Width: 2 ft. - 3 ft.
 

Russian sage

Botanical Name: Perovskia atriplicifolia
Plant Type: Perennial
Water Needs: Moderate 3
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 3 ft. - 4 ft.   Width: 3 ft. - 4 ft.
 

Saffron buckwheat

Botanical Name: Eriogonum crocatum
Plant Type: Native, Perennial
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 12 in. - 18 in.   Width: 18 in. - 24 in.
 

Sandhill sage

Botanical Name: Artemisia pycnocephala
Plant Type: Perennial, Native
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 8 in. - 12 in.   Width: 18 in. - 24 in.
 

Silver carpet aster

Botanical Name: Lessingia filaginifolia 'Silver Carpet'
Plant Type: Ground cover, Perennial
Water Needs: Low 2
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 4 in.   Width: 2 ft. - 3 ft.

Succulents

 

Afterglow echeveria

Botanical Name: Echeveria 'Afterglow'
Plant Type: Succulent
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: Morning sun
Height: 6 in. - 8 in.   Width: 10 in. - 12 in.
 

Aloe vera

Botanical Name: Aloe vera
Plant Type: Aloe
Water Needs: Low 2
Exposure: Partial sun, All day sun
Height: 18 in. - 24 in.   Width: 3' then offsets to form a larger clump - 24 in.
 

Artichoke agave + var

Botanical Name: Agave parryi
Plant Type: Agave
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 2 ft. - 3 ft.   Width: 2 ft. - 3 ft.
 

Black rose aeonium

Botanical Name: Aeonium arboreum 'Zwartkop'
Plant Type: Succulent
Water Needs: Low 2
Exposure: Morning sun, Partial sun, All day sun
Height: 2 ft. - 3 ft.   Width: 2 ft. - 3 ft.
 

Blue chalksticks

Botanical Name: Senecio serpens
Plant Type: Succulent, Ground cover
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: Morning sun, All day sun, Partial sun
Height: 6 in. - 8 in.   Width: 1 ft. - 2 ft.
 

Blue Elf aloe

Botanical Name: Aloe 'Blue Elf'
Plant Type: Aloe
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: All day sun, Partial sun
Height: 15 in. - 18 in.   Width: 24 in.
 

Blue finger

Botanical Name: Senecio talinoides ssp. mandraliscae
Plant Type: Ground cover, Succulent
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: Partial sun, All day sun
Height: 12 in. - 18 in.   Width: 3 ft. - 4 ft., can slowly spread further
 

Blue Flame agave

Botanical Name: Agave 'Blue Flame'
Plant Type: Agave
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 3 ft. - 5 ft.   Width: 3 ft. - 5 ft.
 

Blue fox tail agave

Botanical Name: Agave attenuata 'Boutin Blue'
Plant Type: Agave
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 3 ft. - 5 ft.   Width: 3 ft. - 5 ft.
 

Blue Glow agave

Botanical Name: Agave 'Blue Glow'
Plant Type: Agave
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 18 in. - 20 in.   Width: 18 in. - 20 in.
 

Blue rose echeveria

Botanical Name: Echeveria imbricata
Plant Type: Succulent
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: Morning sun
Height: 6 in. - 12 in.   Width: 2 ft. - 3 ft.
 

Coppertone stonecrop

Botanical Name: Sedum nussbaumerianum
Plant Type: Succulent
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: All day sun, Morning sun
Height: 12 in. - 15 in.   Width: 18 in.
 

Coral aloe

Botanical Name: Aloe striata
Plant Type: Aloe
Water Needs: Low 2
Exposure: Partial sun, All day sun
Height: 12 in. - 24 in.   Width: 12 in. - 24 in.
 

Desert spoon

Botanical Name: Dasylirion wheeleri
Plant Type: Yucca
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 4 ft. - 7 ft.   Width: 4 ft. - 7 ft.
 

Dudleya species

Botanical Name: Dudleya
Plant Type: Native, Succulent
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 6 in. - 18 in.   Width: 12 in. - 18 in.
 

Elephant food

Botanical Name: Portulacaria afra
Plant Type: Succulent
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: Morning sun, All day sun
Height: 6 ft. - 8 ft.   Width: 6 ft. - 8 ft.
 

Fan aloe

Botanical Name: Aloe plicatilis
Plant Type: Aloe
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: Partial sun, All day sun
Height: 5 ft. - 6 ft.   Width: 5 ft. - 6 ft.
 

Flapjack plant

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe luciae
Plant Type: Succulent
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: Partial sun, All day sun, Morning sun
Height: 12 in. - 18 in.   Width: 12 in. - 18 in.
 

Fox tail agave

Botanical Name: Agave attenuata
Plant Type: Agave
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: All day sun, Partial sun
Height: 3 ft. - 5 ft.   Width: 3 ft. - 5 ft.
 

Ghost plant

Botanical Name: Graptopetalum paraguayense
Plant Type: Succulent
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: All day sun, Morning sun
Height: 12 in. - 15 in.   Width: 2 ft. - 3 ft.
 

Golden barrel cactus

Botanical Name: Echinocactus grusonii
Plant Type: Cacti
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 12 in. - 24 in.   Width: 18 in. - 30 in.
 

Kiwi aeonium

Botanical Name: Aeonium 'Kiwi'
Plant Type: Succulent
Water Needs: Low 2
Exposure: Morning sun, Partial sun, All day sun
Height: 2 ft. - 3 ft.   Width: 1 ft. - 2 ft.
 

Pink ice plant

Botanical Name: Lampranthus deltoides
Plant Type: Ground cover, Iceplant, Succulent
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 10 in. - 12 in.   Width: 24 in. - 30 in.
 

Pork and beans

Botanical Name: Sedum x rubrotinctum
Plant Type: Succulent
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: All day sun, Morning sun
Height: 6 in. - 8 in.   Width: 12 in. - 15 in.
 

Propeller plant

Botanical Name: Crassula perfoliata var. falcata
Plant Type: Succulent
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: Morning sun, All day sun
Height: 1 ft. - 2 ft.   Width: 2 ft. - 3 ft.
 

Purple prickly pear

Botanical Name: Opuntia violacea var. santa rita
Plant Type: Cacti
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 3 ft. - 4 ft.   Width: 4 ft. - 5 ft.
 

Rock purslane

Botanical Name: Cistanthe grandiflora
Plant Type: Succulent
Water Needs: Low 2
Exposure: All day sun, Morning sun
Height: 12 in.   Width: 2 ft. - 3 ft.
 

Silver dollar plant

Botanical Name: Crassula arborescens
Plant Type: Succulent
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: Morning sun, All day sun
Height: 3 ft. - 4 ft.   Width: 3 ft. - 4 ft.
 

Spider agave

Botanical Name: Agave bracteosa
Plant Type: Agave
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: All day sun, Partial sun
Height: 2 ft. - 3 ft.   Width: 12 in. - 15 in.
 

Sunburst aeonium

Botanical Name: Aeonium 'Sunburst'
Plant Type: Succulent
Water Needs: Low 2
Exposure: Morning sun, Partial sun, All day sun
Height: 1 ft. - 2 ft.   Width: 2 ft. - 3 ft.
 

White-striped century plant

Botanical Name: Agave americana 'Mediopicta Alba'
Plant Type: Agave
Water Needs: Low 1
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 3 ft. - 4 ft.   Width: 3 ft. - 4 ft.