At A Glance
It is a large evergreen shade tree noted for its beauty and extreme drought tolerance. In fact, the Southern Live Oak was the lone survivor during the recent great Texas drought! Families are sure to love this Southern Live Oak tree. Create lasting memories around this long lifespan oak.
Italian Cypress trees are an excellent choice for planting in tight areas. Featuring a narrow, columnar form, these evergreen trees are commonly seen planted in rows, lined up along driveways on properties throughout the Southwest, especially in coastal areas.
These ancient trees have been grown since ancient times and thrive in the heat. Believed to be a native of the Mediterranean, the drought-tolerant Manzanillo Olive can live for hundreds of years, enduring droughts, heat, and poor soil conditions.
Mediterranean Fan Palm
This medium-sized palm is prized for its unique multi-trunk growth, fan-shaped fronds, and aesthetically pleasing growth pattern. The fronds on this palm jet out and are a few feet across displaying a blueish-green color that gives it a stark contrast compared to its darker trunks.
From the Mediterranean, this floriferous, fast-growing beauty is a staple in landscapes across the United States. It's a small to medium-sized plant that makes an excellent 'Living Fence'. Colorful and fragrant white, red and pink flowers appear in late spring and into fall, to create a dazzling display of color.
This palm has a wide, beautiful, brown-colored trunk accented by their pineapple cut crowns, and their deep green, exotic-looking fronds make this an extremely showy palm and a focal point. These are gorgeous when lit up at night and work well by themselves or planted to line walkways, sitting areas, and more.
When the hot weather arrives in late spring and summer, expect colors to decorate your landscape with shades of red, white, purple, and pink. Crape Myrtle is just as colorful in the fall as it is in the summer. Fall colors such as gold, orange, and red are sure to complement any yard and landscape.
The Pomegranate tree is also one of the easiest fruit trees to grow and it thrives in our local climate. Since they are well-suited for arid environments, once established, they have low to moderate water requirements and are drought tolerant. Plant them in a spot with full sun exposure and they can flourish.
Fig trees thrive in full sun, provide ample shade, and once established, will require only medium watering. These attractive medium to large size trees can be used wherever shade and fruit may be desired. Look for fruit ripening on the tree often beginning in May.
Like many citrus trees, Lisbon Lemon these will bloom in late winter to early spring depending on temperatures, The sweet smell of citrus blossoms will fill the air making your outdoor space that much more enjoyable.
Dwarf Myrtle is an excellent hardy shrub mostly used for small to medium hedges. Dwarf Myrtle works in many applications and is very cold and heat hardy. They can be planted in tight rows to create a thick privacy screen.
The Iceberg rose is extremely low-maintenance and easy to grow for people with little to no experience. It is almost completely resistant to any mildew and disease. It is able to grow up to 4 feet high and 3 feet wide.
As its name suggests, the Creeping Fig can literally cover up everything. It’s an excellent choice for walls, fence covers, and trellises due to its rapid and aggressive growth rate. Cold and heat tolerant, the Creeping Fig is a very durable plant that can attach itself to a wide range of surfaces.
Rosemary is a very hardy herbaceous shrub with many ornamental uses in all styles of landscaping. Easy to grow in a variety of soils, rosemary has been a mainstay of western gardens for decades.
This hardy evergreen is an excellent choice for low to medium formal hedges along walls or walkways. The Japanese Boxwood has attractive, bright green foliage that looks beautiful against buildings.
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Rewind and go back to your favorite island vacation. Was it Hawaii, the Bahamas, or maybe Bali? You can bring paradise back to your yard and enjoy a tropical oasis every day. Add these trees and plants to your yard to create your tropical escape.
Keep up with the times and enjoy a new modern look in your yard. If you are looking for a great landscape in Arizona, these trees and plants are the staples to a modern yard. Create shade, color and more to increase your homes value.