Don't know the name of your succulent or cactus plant? This great Compendium of 127 Stunning Desert Plants and Succulents may help. Image shared with permission of ftd.com . For help on propagating succulents please visit thegardeningcook.com

Propagating Succulents - How to Propagate Succulents from Cuttings

Don't know the name of your succulent or cactus plant? This great Compendium of 127 Stunning Desert Plants and Succulents may help.

13 Flowers for the Southwest Desert

13 Flowers for the Southwest Desert

All plants need water to survive. However, like plants that require more water, there are plants that grow in a lack of water. Check them out.

24 Best Drought Tolerant Plants That Grow In Lack Of Water

24 Best Drought Tolerant Plants That Grow In Lack Of Water. Looking for plants that don't need a lot of water? Want to be water efficient? Check out these beautiful plants that don't need a lot of water, plants that survive with little water.

Jewel of the Desert Garnet Ice Plant is a low growing, tough groundcover with excelent color. These spread rapidly, are water-wise once established, and offer interest in color and texture. Can be sheared back in order to control their spill onto pavement, and their root systems can help knit and stabilize soil such as on hillsides.

Jewel of Desert Garnet Ice Plant - Monrovia - Jewel of the Desert Garnet Ice Plant Delosperma cooperi 'Jewel of the Desert Garnet' P.

Ocotilla - This is a really cool neutral plant that adds a vertical element and height to the garden, yard, and landscape. It does well in the heat and harsh soil. Other than when it is in bloom the Ocotillo is a grayish neutral color that goes well in most any Southwest, desert, Arizona, or New Mexico landscaping.image by JustTooLazy, via Flickr

Ocotilla - This is a really cool neutral plant that adds a vertical element and height to the garden, yard, and landscape. Other than when it is in bloom the Ocotillo is a grayish neutral color that goes well in most any Southwest desert garden.

Yucca aloifolia 'Variegata' - spectacular in bloom, and out.  Watch for the sharp spines - this is a plant that demands respect.  Give it a full sun situation, lots of gravel in the soil, and stand back.

Yucca; architectural, drought tolerant and tough desert plant

Front Garden: Yucca aloifolia 'Variegata' - spectacular in bloom, and out. Watch for the sharp spines - this is a plant that demands respect. Give it a full sun situation, lots of gravel in the soil, and stand back.

How to Grow An Avocado Tree in the Desert || Weed 'Em and Reap

How To Grow An Avocado Tree In The Desert!

The Aravaipa Avocado can withstand temps as high as 120 degrees and as low as 14 degrees Fahrenheit. Is a type "A" avocado, also needs a type "B" like a Winter Mexican avocado

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