July 2015

Agave victoriae-reginae – ‘Queen Victoria Agave’ — This slow-growing agave has attractive deep green tightly spaced tapered leaves. Each leaf has white margins lining the spineless leaf edges,forming captivating geometric patterns, and a single small spine at the terminal point. This tough low-water-use succulent is not only attractive but it is also is cold-hardy down [...]

Stipa tenuissima - ‘Mexican Feather Grass’ — aka Nassella tenuissima This attractive drought tolerant grass is well suited  for mass plantings due to how it dances in the wind with undulating motion even when there is moderate to light winds. The foliage is attractive with feather-like flowers that develop into golden brown plumes from June [...]

Tulbaghia violacea – ‘Society Garlic’ — Society Garlic,  A  Very Versatile - Drought Tolerant Blooming Plant The Tulbaghia violacea is a  grass-like blooming drought tolerant plant — although not a true grass, it is a popular perennial with bluish-green grass-like foliage with clusters of lavender flowers which  bloom throughout the year.  It belongs to the [...]