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Desert Spoon
Aloe
Desert Spoon

Common name:Desert Spoon
Botanical name:Dasylirion wheeleri

Evergreen with open rosette form grows at a moderate rate to 4' x 4'. Saw toothed gray-green leaves have interesting twisting affect. Flowes are cream and appear on tall stalks late spring to summer. Distinct accent plant. Accepts full sun and is very frost tolerant. Native to southern Arizona and the Chihuahuan Desert.

Aloe

Common name:Aloe
Botanical name:Aloe massawana

Al low growing aloe that makes a modest number of pups. Use generously to fillin dry spots in the shade. The yellow and red toned flowers are on tall stalks over the foliage in the late winter and spring. They are attractive to hummingbirds.

Designer: Bob and Path Smith

Water for Hummingbirds

Photographer: GardenSoft

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