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Autumn or Texas Sage
Yellow Hesperaloe
Autumn or Texas Sage

Common name:Autumn or Texas Sage
Botanical name:Salvia greggii

The Autumn Sage is a hybrid evergreen shrub that grows 3'-4' high It has fragrant green leaves and colorful flowers in shades of red that bloom in spring and summer. This lovely perennial can tolerate sun or partial shade and is hardy to 15 degrees. The Autumn Sage is drought tolerant and attracts hummingbirds. The flower colors that can be grown are: Coral, Pink, Purple, Red, and White. It can be grown near the coast and in inland warm valleys. -Cornflower Farms

Yellow Hesperaloe

Common name:Yellow Hesperaloe
Botanical name:Hesperaloe parviflora 'Yellow'

This yellow variety of Hesperaloe is a spectacular accent for desert gardens anywhere, especially when planted with red color flowers. Plants tolerate drought, full sun, reflected heat, poor soils, and cold down to at least 0 degrees F. It grow to 5' tall and 3' wide. The yellow flower stalks emerge in spring and remain on the plant until the end of summer. Somewhat rare and very desirable.

Designer: Pam Bowman

Rural Garden 2

Photographer: The City of Prescott

Water Knowledge Tips:

A watershed is the land area with contributes surface runoff to local creeks, washes, and reservoirs.

WaterSmart Tips:

Minimize evaporation by watering during the early morning hours when temperatures are cooler and winds are lighter.

WaterShed Smart Tips:

Identify places where water is causing erosion as it drains off your property.

Slow the flow with natural ground cover and divert water to landscape vegetation.