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Plant of the Week – Artichoke Agave






One of most useful cacti in the home landscape.






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Plant of the Week – Woolly Butterfly Bush











Orange, marble-sized blossoms occur throughout the year on this Chihuahuan Desert native.






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Plant of the Week – Crossandra











Brilliant clusters of flowers the color of orange marmalade give Firecracker Flower its descriptive common name.






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Plant of the Week – Ponytail Palm











This water-wise succulent is popular for its unique shape.






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Plant of the Week – Succulents











Succulents have colorful leaves, sculptural shapes and need simple care.






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Plant of the Week – Red Bird of Paradise











This popular, heat-loving shrub provides beautiful, vibrant color from spring through fall.






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Plant of the Week – Chiltepin











As the only wild native chile to the US, the Chiltepin is sometimes called the “mother of all peppers.”






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Plant of the Week – The Path Hibiscus











Stunning flowers, measuring up to seven inches across,






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Plant of the Week – Cherry Dazzle® Dwarf Crape Myrtle











This is quite a remarkable plant. Its blooms are like cherry colored clouds.






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Plant of the Week – Bells of Fire™











Bells of Fire™ is a prolific bloomer and hummingbird magnet.






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Plant of the Week – Mexican Fire™











This moderate growing, medium-sized, deciduous (loses leaves in winter) shrub is a hummingbird magnet.






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Plant of the Week – Vinca Periwinkle











THE most reliable summer flower, Vinca Periwinkle blooms from May through November.






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Plant of the Week – Desert Rose











Perfect for enthusiasts and collectors, Adenium, commonly called Desert Rose or Karoo Rose, make superb specimens.






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Plant of the Week – Sweet Potato Vine











Sweet potato vine makes a beautiful, dependable addition to your summer garden.






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Plant of the Week – Sierra Red™ Firecracker Bush











With its clusters of rich red flowers and lush green leaves, Sierra Red™ Firecracker Bush is a favorite of hummingbirds and butterflies.






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Plant of the Week – Crape Myrtle











Crape Myrtle are known for their lavish summer flowers and brightly colored autumn foliage.






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Plant of the Week – Black Dalea











A rare fall bloomer, Black Dalea is an indispensable plant for desert xeriscapes.






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Plant of the Week – Canna Lily











We used to call them just “bold and brash” but with new, softer colors, such as Mango…






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Plant of the Week – Compact Spicy Jatropha











This unusual, easy-care, tropical evergreen shrub, has clusters of vibrant rich rose-red flowers most of the summer.






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Plant of the Week – Bougainvillea











Almost everyone can identify a Bougainvillea.






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Plant of the Week – Lavender Lady Passion Flower











Adding an exotic touch to the garden, Passiflora ‘Lavender Lady’ is a vigorous evergreen vine with beautiful lavender flowers.






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Plant of the Week – Epicenter Trumpet Flower Cactus











The Epicenter has the largest flower but the others are also spectacular.






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Plant of the Week – Salvia greggii











A hummingbird magnet, this garden favorite is one of our best sellers.






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Plant of the Week – Bottle Pop™ Neon Pink Bottlebrush











This colorful, waterwise shrub or small tree, is ideal for our hot, dry climate.






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Plant of the Week – Prickly Pear











These gorgeous flowers are from a new collection of Prickly Pear…






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Plant of the Week – Spring Cactus











These beautiful plants are Spring Cactus, similar to Christmas Cactus.






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Plant of the Week – Tangerine Beauty Crossvine











This gorgeous vine has become our best-seller.






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Plant of the Week – Balloon Cactus











We were surprised to discover a small group of these beautiful cactus at a Phoenix grower.






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Plant of the Week – Bearded Iris











For years Bearded Iris put out their magnificent bloom stalks just once a year.






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Plant of the Week – Tomatoes











Everyone (almost) loves tomatoes.






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Plant of the Week – Geraniums











Geraniums are a longtime favorite of gardeners everywhere.






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