8 Flowers for the Southwest Desert Garden

8 Flowers for the Southwest Desert Garden

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A desert garden, especially for flowers, can be a tricky thing!  There are a few flowers that do well in these areas though, and will blend in better with the landscapes and usually take less water!

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1.  Hummingbird Mint: smells sweet and attracts hummingbirds.

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2. Cleveland Sage: very aromatic, can be dried and burned as incense

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3. Emu Bush: produces beautiful pink flowers, and very drought tolerant

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4. Desert Marigold: low maintenance and bloom from March until November, also drought tolerant

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5.  Bougainvillea: A gorgeous bush or vine plant that has beautiful flowers and once established does very well in high sun and low water.

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6. Yellow Cups: annual that blooms in spring with sweet, small yellow flowers.

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7. Desert Bluebells: annual that blooms in spring with bright blue, bell-shaped flowers.

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8. Desert Lupine: an annual that produces pale blue or purple flowers.

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