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Brittlebush
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Brittlebush

Common name:Brittlebush
Botanical name:Encelia farinosa

Silvery gray mounding shrub grows to 3' x 4'. Yellow daisylike flowers appear winter to spring. Short lived individual plants but will reseed easily. Good for naturalistic landscapes. Rapid growth following rain. Overgrown and fragile if overwatered. Seeds attract birds. Native to Sonoran & Mojave deserts.

Feather Bush

Common name:Feather Bush
Botanical name:Lysiloma microphylla

Semievergreen tree grows at a moderate to 15' x 15'. Leaves are tiny and medium green. The flowers are 1/2 to 1 in. wide, cream colored puffballs. It has a lush appearance and can be grown as a shrub or small tree. Native to Arizona and Sonora.

Marginata Agave

Common name:Marginata Agave
Botanical name:Agave angustifolia var. marginata

This succulent will form clumps about 4' across. It has light green and cream variegated leaves. The stiff leaves are about 1 1/2" wide with cream white stripes along the margins. In the low desert, filtered shade is best. It can also handle more water than most agaves. This tropical agave is native ot Costa Rica and Mexico.

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