Suggested Plants for Poolside Landscapes

poolside landscapeTREES

Acacia abyssinica, Abyssinian acacia
Acacia aneura, Mulga
Acacia pendula, Weeping acacia
Acacia salicina, Willow acacia
Acacia stenophylla, Shoestring acacia
Brahea armata, Mexican blue palm
Butia capitata, Pindo Palm
Caesalpinia cacalaco, Cascalote
Chamaerops humilis, Mediterranean fan palm
Chorisia speciosa, Silk floss tree
Eucalyptus erythrocorys, Red-cap gum/Illyarri
Eucalyptus formanii, Forman’s Eucalyptus
Eucalyptus leucoxylon, ‘Rosea’, White Ironbark
Eucalyptus spathulata, Swamp mallee
Eucalyptus torquata, Coral Flowered Gum
Eucalyptus woodwardii, Lemon Flowered Gum
Geijera parviflora, Australian willow
Leucaena retusa, Golden leadball
Lysiloma watsonii, Desert Fern
Olneya tesota, Iron Wood
Phoenix canariensis, Carary Island Data Palm
Phoenix dactylifera, Date Palm

SHRUBS

Asclepias linaria, Pine leaf milkweed
Buddleia marrubifolia, Wooly butterfly bush
Caesalpinia gilliesii, Desert or Yellow bird of paradise
Caesalpinia mexicaca, Mexican bird of paradise
Calliandra californica, Red fairy duster
Calliandra eriophylla, Fariy duster
Carissa graniflora, Natal Plum
Convolvulus cneorum, Bush morning glory
Cordia parvifolia, Littleleaf cordia
Dalea frutescens, Black dalea
Dalea greggii, Trailing indigo bush
Delea pulchra, Bush dalea
Dodonaea viscosa, Hop bush
Dodonaea viscosa ‘purpurea’, Purple Hop bush
Encelia farinosa, Brittlebush
Ericameria laricifolia, Turpentine bush
Fallugia paradoxa, Apache plume
Fatsia japonica, Japanese aralia
Feijona sellowiana, Pineapple guava
Fouquieria splendens, Ocotillo
Justicia californica, Chuparosa
Justicia candicans, Red Justicia
Justicia spicigera, Mexican honeysuckle
Lantana camara, Bush lantana
Larrea tridentata, Creosote bush
Leucophyllum candidum, Silver Cloud, Sage
Leucophyllum frutescens, Texas ranger/Texas Sage
Leucophyllum laevigatum, Chihuahuan sage
Nandina spp., Heavenly bamboo
Rhus ovata, Sugar Bush
Rosmarinus officinalis, Rosemary
Ruellia peninsularis, Desert ruellia Salvia
Salvia chaemedryoides, Blue sage
Salvia cievelandii, Chaparral sage
Salvia coccinea, Cherry Red sage
Salvia farinacea, Mealycup sage
Salvia greggii, Autumn sage
Salvia ieucantha, Mexican Bush sage
Santolina spp. Lavander cotton
Simmondsia chinensis, Jojoba
Sophora secundiflora, Texas Mountain Laurel
Sphaeralcea ambigua, Globe Mallow
Tagetes lemmonii, Mountain Marigold
Tecoma stans v. angustata, Arizona Yellow Bells
Tecomaria capensis, Cape honeysuckle
Vauquelinia californica, Arizona Rosewood
Zauschneria californica, California fuchsia

GROUNDCOVERS

Baileya multiradiata, Desert Marigold
Dalea greggii, Trailing Indigo Bush
Drosanthemum speciosum, Iceplant
Dyssodia pentachaeta, Golden Fleece
Gazania rigens, Gazania
Lantana montevidensis, Trailing Lantana
Melampodium leucanthum, Blackfoot Daisy
Myoporum parvifolium, Prostrate myoporum
Oenothera berlandieri, Mexican primrose
Oenothera caespitosa, Prostrate evening primrose
Oenothera stubbei, Satillo evening primrose
Rosmarinus prostatus, Prostrate rosemary
Ruellia brittoniana ‘kati’, ruellia
Stachys coccinea, Texas betony Verbena
Verbena gooddingii, Gooding Verbena
Verbena peruviana,Peruvian Verbena
Verbena pulchella, Moss Verbena
Verbena rigida, Sandpaper Verbena
Phlomis fruticosa, Jerusalem sage
Zinnia grandiflora, Prairie Zinna

VINES

Merremia aurea, Yellow Morning Glory Vine
Podranea ricasoliana, Pink Trumpet Vine

FLOWERS

Anisacanthus quadrifidus v. wrightii, Desert Honeysuckle
Aquilegia chrysantha, Golden Columbine
Cannaceae, Canna lilies
Dietes bicolor, Evergreen Iris/Fortnight lily
Dyssodia tenuiloba, Golden Fleece
Erigeron spp., Fleabane
Gazania spp., Gazania
Hymenoxys acaulia., Angelita Daisy
Iris germanica, Bearded Iris
Melampodium leucanthum, Black Food Daisy Penstemon
Penstemon baccharifolius
Penstemon eatoni, Firecracker penstemon
Penstemon palmeri, Palmer’s penstemon
Penstemon parryi, Parry’s penstemon
Penstemon pseudospectabilis, Desert penstemon
Penstemon superbus, Superb penstemon
Psilostrophe cooperi, Paper flower
Zephyranthes spp., Rain lily

ACCENT PLANTS

Agave americana, Century plant
Agave bovicornuta, Cowshorn agave
Agave colorate, Mescal ceniza
Agave desmettiana
Agave parryi, Parry’s Agave
Agave victoriae-reginae, Queen victoria agave
Agave vilmoriniana, Octopus agave
Aloe vera, medicinal aloe
Aloe ferox, Tree aloe
Aloe saponaria, Tiger aloe
Asclepias subulata, Desert Milk Weed
Asparagus densiflorus ‘Myers’, Foxtail/Asparagus Fern
Asparagus densiflorus ‘Sprengeri’, Sprenger asparagus
Cereus hildmannianus, Hildmann’s Cereus
Cycas revoluta, Sago palm
Dasylirion wheeleri, Desert Spoon
Dasylirion longissimum, Mexican Grass Tree
Echinocactus grusonii, Golden barrel cactus
Echinocereus engelmannii, Hedgehog cactus
Echinopsis multiplex, Easter lily cactus
Ferocactus acanthodes, Compass barrel cactus
Ferocactus wislizeni, Fishhook barrel cactus
Hesperaloe parviflora, Red or Yellow Yucca
Lophocereus schottii forma monstrosus, Totem Pole
Muhlenbergia rigens, Deer Grass
Nolina spp., Grass Tree Opuntia
Opuntia acanthocarpa, Buckhorn cholla
Opuntia basilaris, Beavertail Prickly Pear
Opuntia ficus-indica, Indian Fig
Opuntia engelmanii, Prickly Pear Cactus
Opuntia Santa-rita, Pruple Prickly Pear
Stenocereus marginatus, Mexican Organ Pipe
Trichocereus candicans
Trichocereus huasha hyb., Yucca
Yucca aloifolia, Spanish Bayonet
Yucca baccata, Banana Yucca
Yucca brevifolia, Joshua tree
Yucca elata, Soaptree Yucca
Yucca recurvifolia, Pendulous Yucca
Yucca rigida, Blue Yucca

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