Long strappy leaves, leathery, sharp spines, blueish, leaves 2-3' long. Grows 3' high and wide.
Red Flowering Yucca
Long leaf folds like canoe, threads curl off of leaf, blooms in spring-fall. Grows 2' high and wide.
Adam's Needle Yucca
1" wide leaf ends in sharp spine, no thorns, thin tough leaf, comes in varigated forms, threads come off, really fibery, flowers in spring. Grows 1-2' high and wide.
Treeish like yucca, swollen base, very stiff sharp leaves, specimin for massing, flowers in the spring. Grows 15-20' high and wide.
Small leaves, thin leathery leaves that are 10-12" long and ends in a point, flowers in the spring. grows 20-30' tall and 10-15' wide.
Narrow leaves, ends in a point, blue, very tight ball form- leaves don't flop, treeish form, flowers in the spring. Grows 5-10' high and 2-3' wide.
Red Bird of Paradise
Used for screening and as a specimin for flower and leaf, blooms in warm colors, red new growth (on some varieties), blooms spring-fall- likes heat, even bipinnate leaves, xeric. Grows 10' high and wide.
Poster child of all cacti, will get sunscald if not planted in the exact same position (degree wise) as was growing in before, have to have special permit to use in the landscape. Tall cactus that has outstretched curving arms, takes a LONG time to grow. Grows 50' high and 2-5' wide.
Apple Cactus/ Cerceus Cactus
Multiple arms, woody, multi-ribbed, edible fruit, only blooms at night, blossom only lasts one day. Grows 40' tall and 10-15' wide.
Golden Barrel Cactus
Has yellow thorns, barrel shaped, specimin for habit and color. Grows 3' high and 2' wide.
Fishhook Barrel Cactus
Reddish thorns, large hooking thorns- one major one in the middle of each grouping. Barrel shaped. Grows 3' high and 2' wide.
Prickly Pear Cactus
Rabbit ear cactus, large genera, specimin for look, forms red edible fruit, specimin for flower- flowers come in every color but black and brown. Growth varies depending upon the species.
Bipinnate even leaf, sap is used to make bbq sauce, xeric, dark brown trunk, twisty growth habit, specimin for habit, trunk, and sap usage.
Australian Tree Fern
Large fern, tolerant of low light but prefers higher light, big circular scars on the base, fuzzy by the top, thin trunk, lacey pinnate leaf. Grows 20' tall and 5-10' wide.
Stiff pinnate leaf, not as lacey, boot self cleaning- falls off, stripey greyish trunk, more uniform from self cleaning, green upper trunk area. Grows 50-60' tall and 10-15' wide.
Very airy open pinnate fronds, stripey greyish trunk, elegant graceful look, heavily used as a street tree. Grows 50' tall and 20-30' wide.
Leaf round lily pad looking leaf, loads up in spring with a super fragrant pretty orchid looking flower. Grows 20-25' high and wide.
Mexican Blue Palm
Blue palmate fronds, tree, specimin for color. Grows 40' tall and 6-8' wide.
Fish Tail palm
Bipinnate leaf, fish fin looking leaflets, makes for fluffy/lacey looking foliage. Grows 20-30' tall and 10' wide.