Common name: Lavender Cotton
Botanical name: Santolina chamaecyparissus
This ground cover/small shrub will grow to 3' tall and has small, grayish silver leaves with yellow flowers that bloom in the summer.
Common name: Tom Thumb Flax
Botanical name: Phormium 'Tom Thumb'
Tom Thumb Flax is an excellent accent plant for the garden. Evergreen leaves are long, narrow, and grow upright. Clusters of flowers grow on spikes above the foliage in late spring and summer. 'Tom Thumb' is the greenest variety, with very narrow, red bronze edges on the leaves. Leaves are small, and plant grows to 18" tall.
Common name: Blue Fescue
Botanical name: Festuca glauca
This ground cover/grass will grow less than 1' tall and has small, blue green leaves.
Common name: Elija Blue Fescue
Botanical name: Festuca glauca 'Elija Blue'
The 'Elijah Blue' is a dwarf variety with gray blue (but sometimes white-looking) foliage. It should receive sun and little summer watering.
Common name: Common Garden Canna
Botanical name: Canna X generalis (assorted varieties)
These lilies will grow anywhere from about 2-5' tall and have large dark green or bronzy green leaves with flowers that come in a variety of beautiful colors and that bloom spring to fall.Needs protected location and extra care to survive in Las Vegas and desert regions.
Common name: Yellow Wave Flax
Botanical name: Phormium 'Yellow Wave'
This evergreen perennial is 3' high with arching, yellow green variegated foliage.
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