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Parry's Agave
Blackfoot Daisy
Desert Bluebells
Parry's Agave

Common name:Parry's Agave
Botanical name:Agave parryi var. parryi

Medium sized agave to grows to 2' x 2'. Most cold hardy of agaves. Leaves are light grey to blue-green, wedge-shaped and up to 1 1/2' long. Widely adaptable to soils and exposures. Susceptible to weevils. Rosettes are mid sized, compact, gray to light green. Native to central and southern Arizona, southwestern New Mexico, and into Mexico. -Mountain States Nursery

Blackfoot Daisy

Common name:Blackfoot Daisy
Botanical name:Melampodium leucanthum

Small mounding perennial grows quickly to 1' x 2'. White daisylike flowers with yellow centers cover the plant nearly year-round The leaves are narrow and gray-green. Accepts full sun or partial shade but blooms better in the sun. Bright and colorful groundcover. Plant in well-drained soil. Native to the southwest U.S. and Mexico.

Desert Bluebells

Common name:Desert Bluebells
Botanical name:Phacelia companularia

Desert annual grows to 1' x 1'. Brillian blue bell-shaped flowers appear in spring. Sow seeds in fall or plant from containers to get specatular spring color. Leaves can irritate skin.

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