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Desert Jewels Nursery

Medium Shrubs

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Desert Sweet, Fernbush

Chamaebatiaria millefolium

Fragrant foliage, very pretty spikes of white flowers. Native to Idaho & Oregon southward, in lava fields.

Region

W

Flower Color

white

Flower Time

Summer

Fruit

no

Evergreen

semi-evergreen

Xeric

very

Size

4 - 6 ft.

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Red-osier Dogwood

Cornus sericea

Year-round interest: fall and winter color. Fruits for the birds. Spring flowers.

Region

L

Flower Color

white

Flower Time

spring

Fruit

yes

Evergreen

no

Xeric

no

Size

6 - 10 ft.

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Apache Plume

Fallugia paradoxa

Blooms & fruits all summer into fall. Hardy - native to Idaho & Oregon southward.

Region

W

Flower Color

white

Flower Time

Summer

Fruit

yes

Evergreen

semi-evergreen

Xeric

very

Size

4 - 6 ft.

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Crimsoneyed Rosemallow

Hibiscus moscheutos

This beautiful, large flowered hibiscus is an herbaceous perennial that dies back to the ground in the fall. Native to the entire east coast and the southern midwest. Hardy and worth growing in a sunny, sheltered, well-watered spot.

Region

Eastern

Flower Color

Rose pink

Flower Time

Summer

Fruit

no

Evergreen

no

Xeric

not at all

Size

6'

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Ninebark

Physocarpus malvaceus

Great spring flowers, fall color. Will go dormant if too dry. Can tolerate dry shade.

Region

L

Flower Color

White

Flower Time

spring

Fruit

pod

Evergreen

no

Xeric

yes

Size

4 - 6 ft.