Trees and Shrubs:

  • Cersis [Redbud]
  • Crapemyrtle
  • Juniperus coniferata “Blue Pacific”
  • Nandina Physocarpus [Ninebark]
  • Potentilla
  • Rhus typhina ‘Tiger Eyes’ [sumac]
  • Viburnum carlesii [Korean spice viburnum]
  • Vitex agnus-castus [Chaste tree]
  • Yew

Grasses:

  • Calamagrostis [Feather reed grass]
  • Festuca glauca [Blue Fescue]
  • Miscanthus sinensis
  • Pennisetum alopecuroides [Fountain grass]
  • Schizachyrium scoparium [Little Bluestem]
  • Sporobolus heterolepsis [Prairie Dropseed]

Succulents:

  • Opuntia vulgaris [Prickly Pear]
  • Sedum
  • Sempervivum [House Leeks, eg. Autumn Joy]
  • Yucca filamentosa and Yucca glauca

 Perennials:

  • Agastache ‘Ava’
  • Acanthus mollis [Bear’s Breeches]
  • Acuba japonica*
  • Agastache foeniculum
  • Anthemis
  • Callirhoe
  • Centaurea Montana
  • Centranthus ruber
  • Cytisus [Broom]
  • Dianthus
  • Digitalis*
  • Echinops
  • Eryngium
  • Euphorbia amygdaloides
  • Gaura
  • Heuchera*
  • Iberis sempervirens [Candytuft]
  • Lavender
  • Liatris Limonium [Sea Lavender]
  • Liriope
  • Mirabilis [Desert Four-O’-Clock]
  • Nepeta
  • Oenothera
  • Origanum
  • Penstemon
  • Perovskia
  • Phlomis
  • Salvia
  • Solidago [Goldenrod]
  • Stachys
  • Zinnia grandiflora

*Survives but needs the help of afternoon shade