Muhly Grass 'Pink' (Muhlenbergia Capillaris) - Zone 6-9 Full Sun 3' Height/Width. Clump-forming grass known for its pink-purple (avail in white also) colored inflorescence that float above the plant in an airy eye-catching display from September to December. Heat, humidity, deer, drought resistant (once established) in well-drained soil (hates wet feet).
Who says that fall is boring/monochromatic here in SoCal? We have a multitude of deciduous trees, both native and otherwise, that are or will be manifesting their striking, senescent fall colors just about now. And so long as you plant the right stuff, they will bloom and go to town for you in the fall season. Proof positive, check out these fall blooms happening in the garden: 11/18/12 View from the back patio. Leaves of the cottonwoods are turning yellow - Southern California's version of…
Cercidium 'Desert Museum' Low Branch
This is an excellent tree selection for the desert or for xeroscapes, but it can also look good in most drought tolerant settings. This is a fast growing tree with an upright growing habit, and a beautiful spring display of yellow flowers. 'Desert Museum' palo verde is also known for its lack of thorns, its quick growth, and its neat appearance.
December Gardens Can Have Flowers and Lots of Color - Ramblings from a Desert Garden
Summer time brings a riot of color to our desert gardens, which are but a distant memory in December. However, cooler temperatures do not mean that our gardens have to take a holiday. In our desert climate, there are many plants that flower reliably in December. Here are some of my favorites…. Parry’s Penstemon (Penstemon […]
Display of Yellow: Skies Full of Yellow Blossoms....
Our iconic Palo Verde trees are beginning to bloom. Drive down any street and you will undoubtedly see a gorgeous display of yellow.