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Keep up with the times and enjoy a new modern look in your yard. If you are looking for a great landscape in Nevada, these trees and plants are the staples to a modern yard. Create shade, color and more to increase your home's value.
This slow-growing exotic beauty thrives in full sun and will require regular watering until it is established. Due to its slow growth rate, buy as big as you can for instant beauty in your landscape. Homeowners may want to plant this Japanese Blueberry Tree along a fence for use as a privacy hedge. If grown into a larger tree, you can expect a decent amount of shade. Since it is an excellent topiary tree, you may choose to have it shaped into columns for a stunning formal landscape.
Resort Style Date Palms provide excellent shade, with practically no litter, enhancing the tropical appeal of the area, especially around pools. We have a wide variety of sizes of Resort Style Date Palms available at our farms and can mix or match heights for any size job, delivered and planted straight to your location. Have one of our designers out to see how Resort Style Date Palms can increase both the curb appeal and value of your home or business... Resort Style Date Palms are always worth the investment!
One of the best aspects of this palm is its durability. It requires minimal water once planted and over time it can become drought tolerant once established. The Mediterranean Fan Palm can tolerate both cold and heat and it can survive periods of freezing weather with little or no damage. And finally, the palm requires minimal maintenance and cleanup. No need to be spending those weekend days pruning this palm! This makes these palms a perfect addition to any landscape type, near pools, walkways, patios or as a focal point in your yard, the Mediterranean Fan Palm is sure to impress.
Canary Island Date Palms have a wide beautifully brown colored trunk accented by their pineapple cut crowns and their deep green, exotic looking fronds, that make this an extremely showy palm and focal point. These are gorgeous when lit up at night and work well by themselves or planted to line walkways, pools, sitting areas, and driveways. Their elegant look is prized not only by business, malls, developers but has quickly become a homeowner favorite.
The Sago Palm is an extremely interesting type of plant, while most think by its common name that it is a palm tree the Sago is actually a Cycad, botanical name Cycas revoluta and is actually more closely related to a pine tree than it is a Palm tree. The Sago Palm has been around and relatively unchanged for over 200 million years, making it a living fossil! The Sago Palms at Moon Valley Nurseries are all custom grown by us and propagated from only our best specimens to ensure that all of our palms are of the highest quality.
The Bay Laurel, botanical name Laurus nobilis, is an aromatic evergreen tree or hedge that is prized for its fragrant bay leaves, which, when dried, are used to add a distinctive flavor to soups, stews, and a variety of cuisines. A Mediterranean native, this moderately growing evergreen is commonly used in landscapes as a shrub or hedge, though it looks fantastic in tree form too. Cold hardy and drought tolerant once established, The water-wise Bay Laurel loves the heat and thrives in full to partial sun environments. Due to its slower growth rate, buy as big as you can to enjoy the many benefits this plant provides. Moon Valley Nurseries grows our Bay Laurel trees only from our best specimens and nurtures the finest Bay Laurel trees and shrubs ready to thrive in your landscape.
The Little Gem Magnolia, (Magnolia grandiflora), is the crown jewel of Magnolias. This is the classic southern Magnolia, with glossy leaves and big, fragrant white blossoms that look good on any landscape. It loves a full sun environment and has a slow growth rate. This little gem can grow a large spread canopy and will provide a good amount of shade if desired. If you want to enjoy the shade and the beautiful, fragrant white flowers now, buy as big as you can. Moon Valley Nurseries offers mature Little Gem Magnolia trees for sale.
Spanish Dagger is a full sun, drought tolerant plant the grows in many areas of the Southwest. These plants can grow up to 8-10' tall and spread wide or kept narrow depending on the number of trunks they develop. These plants can be used in all landscape styles from low water desert scapes to tropical oasis. Yucca gloriosa is a very easy to maintain clumping plant that tolerates full sun to part shade.
Lady Slipper plants can tolerate light shade but will have the best form when allowed to grow with full sun exposure. Homeowners and landscapers alike rave about how easy these plants are to grow. Once established, Pedilanthus macrocarpus have low to moderate watering needs. These plants are also considered very drought tolerant once established, so use them in modern landscape designs and enjoy the view!
Agave 'Blue Glow' grows slowly but is so versatile that it can be used in landscapes from the coast to the desert. They love to grow in a spot that receives partial to full sun exposure, in fact, they look particularly stunning when backlit by the sun, which accentuates the glowing burgundy edge. Everyone loves this no fuss agave, and it can take the neglect and still look amazing! Once established, this drought-tolerant plant will have low to moderate water requirements. This agave can grow just fine in a beautiful pot too, so if you decide to use them as a houseplant, be sure to place them in a nice and sunny location.
The Golden Barrel Cactus is one of our most sought after and popular varieties of cacti. Named for its unmistakable shape and bright golden tint, the Golden Barrel Cactus grows very slowly, allowing landscapers to ensure the perfectly round shape stays that way. Each 'ridge' of the cacti is covered in straight, lightly-colored thorns that create a screen of coverage providing this cactus with its golden tint. As an added spectacle of desert beauty, Golden Barrel Cactus produce a cluster of yellow flowers from the top of the plant, producing a yellow fruit when ripe. Plant Golden Barrel Cactus in rows, planters, or corners of landscapes to add a unique touch to your yard.
Landscaping with Juniper plants is easy and present many beautiful options and uses. Junipers vary in size and shape. They are evergreens with needle-like and/or scale-like leaves and come in many forms ranging from low-growing shrubs to tall, slender trees. Junipers are a great plant for filling in space fast and can be used as a ground cover, screen or vertical feature.
This low growing, very dense shrub displays shiny, dark green leaves and fragrant, white, star-shaped flowers from spring through the fall. The Boxwood Beauty (Carissa macrocarpa) is great for a low hedge or small foundation planting and can be planted in full sun or shade. It is mostly used in tropical landscapes but also makes an ideal contrast plant in desert yards. It is one of the most versatile plants available because of the wide variety of locations and landscape styles it can be planted in.
Deer Grass has many uses in the landscape. Accents throughout a desert landscape, soften rock features, borders and transition areas are suitable situations for this tough grass. Provide consistent drip irrigation to keep green in summer and prevent infestation. Prune down in late winter for freshest appearance with new growth in spring
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. Dwarf Myrtle can be planted in tight rows to create a thick privacy screen for porches, patios or for property lines. Dwarf Myrtles are evergreen plants that will bloom small white flowers in early to mid spring. Dwarf Myrtle can also be used as a topiary style plant and in pots as well.
The Iceberg Rose is a shrub that can be planted almost anywhere, as long as it gets an adequate amount of sun. Depending on how you want to use them in your landscape, they can be trimmed down into a low bush, or pruned into a small hedge. The white flowers make it a great option when you are looking to add some classic simple accents to your yard. There is also a climbing variety of the Iceberg Rose that looks stunning wrapped around trellis’ in your yard.
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.
From consultations and design concept to completion, our talented team can help create the backyard of your dreams. We design beautiful and peaceful tropical oasis’s that can be enjoyed year round. Let us help bring your vision to life