The desert landscape of Arizona is hospitable to many different flowering plants that can brighten up your landscaping. To have flowers all year long, it’s a good idea to have a mix of flowers that bloom at different times of the year. A bright, colorful yard is perfect for adding to your landscaping so that you always have great pops of color against the beauty of the desert.
Spring and Summer Bloomer Bells of Fire Tecoma
So many flowering plants bloom in the spring and summer, and this amazing flower is one of them. It’s an evergreen, so you’ll have greenery all year long. The flowers are long and bell-shaped, and they really stand out with their bright red-orange color. They’re a drought-tolerant plant that needs little care. It’s a compact flower that looks great when planted next to a wall. It’s well accustomed to the desert, and it’s beautiful during each part of the year.
Winter Bloomer Valentine Shrub
This showstopper gets covered with red flowers during the late winter. While most plants are dormant during this time, this plant takes on spectacular color. In December, as temperatures start to get lower, this plant’s leaves will become reddish until the spring. Both the flowers and the leaves will make a big splash during the winter. This flowering plant is a shrub that has a spread that’s round and about 5′ wide. If you have room for this plant in your landscaping, it’s a great way to add color in the winter.
Ground-Covering Yellow Dot Wedelia
It’s common to have spaces in the landscaping where you want to have ground cover. The yellow dot wedelia is perfect for this use. It grows fast, so it will spread nicely. The leaves are dark green, adding another dimension of green to your landscaping. It blooms in the early spring before a lot of other flowering plants. The flowers are small and yellow, and they resemble daisies. It also requires little maintenance. When you need ground cover and also want some vibrant color, this is an excellent plant to include in your landscaping.
Huge Blooms With Argentine Giant Cactus
What desert landscaping would be complete without a cactus? Bring the beauty of the desert into your yard with the Argentine giant cactus. It blooms with enormous flowers in the spring that can be red, peach, or white. The cactus grows as tall as 2′ and is as wide as 3′. You’ll need plenty of space for this cactus with its sprawling limbs, but it’s a great way to add a low-maintenance plant to your landscaping.
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