Front Yard Plants
Desert Ruellia - Maintenance: Prune back to 1 1/2 ft. in early March. Avoid repeated pruning during the year. Allow it to grow into its natural shape. Hardy to 25 degrees.
Trees - low litter for around pools Willow Acacia Acacia salicina Shoestring Acacia Acacia stenophylla Mediterranean Fan Palm Chamaerops humilis Desert Fern Lysiloma watsonii Pygmy Date Palm Phoenix roebelenii Southern Live Oak Quercus virginiana Queen Palm Syagrus romanzofianum
Botanical name: Pedilanthus macrocarpus (also Euphorbia lomelii) Common names: Slipper plant, lady’s slipper USDA zones: 9-10 Water requirement: Water monthly or as needed Sun requirement: Full sun to light shade Mature size: 3'-6’ tall x 3'-6' wide (clumps) Growth rate: Slow Environmental benefits/concerns: Drought tolerant; attracts hummingbirds; can cause skin irritation; white sap poisonous if ingested