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Wendy Alum Root
Noell's Grevillea
Red Yucca
Bearded Iris
Red Hot Poker
Wendy Alum Root

Common name: Wendy Alum Root
Botanical name: Heuchera 'Wendy'

Heuchera 'Wendy' belongs to the group of large leaf (H. maxima), native, Heuchera hybrids that prefer, dry, shady conditions. They thrive under native oak trees or in similar situations. Once established, they require little care. removal of the dead flowers after bloom in the spring. They are most effectively shown when planted in mass.

Noell's Grevillea

Common name: Noell's Grevillea
Botanical name: Grevillea 'Noellii'

A low, compact evergreen shrub, the blooms of this plant are rose red and white, appearing in the spring. Its bright green foliage is needle-like. Full sun is required for growth.

Red Yucca

Common name: Red Yucca
Botanical name: Hesperaloe parviflora

This spectacular succulent is wonderful for a desert garden, with rosettes of gray green leaves to about 3'-4' tall and 6' wide. Red flower stalks emerge during spring and remain on the plant until the end of summer. This shrub will spread to form a crowded grass-like clump. This evergreen shrub is drought resistant but will appear better and bloom longer with added moisture. It does well in full sun, reflected heat, poor soils and cold temperatures to at least 0 degrees F.

Bearded Iris

Common name: Bearded Iris
Botanical name: Iris Bearded Hybrids

This perennial will grow 1'-3' tall and has medium size, blue green leaves with wonderful flowers that come in a variety of colors.

Red Hot Poker

Common name: Red Hot Poker
Botanical name: Kniphofia uvaria

This perennial will reach about 3' tall and has large green leaves with orange flowers that bloom in summer and fall.

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Dry Creek Bed from the Other End

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Water Saving Tip:

Mulching and adding compost to soil can minimize evaporation and help soil absorb and store water.