Looking for Fall Colors? Let’s Plant!

Thinking about planting but not sure if this is the right time?

October is an ideal  month to plant in Tucson.  The weather is cooling off and there are lots of great plants blooming in the nurseries.  Want  to get some autumn color?  There are lots of great plants to get that red, sildenafil  orange, generic cialis and yellow associated with the fall and the color changes of the trees back east.  These plants do great in Tucson and can give you that autumn color.

Tecoma stansOrange Jubilee (Tecoma hybrid) – A large shrub that grows fast to a size of 8’x 6’, it is semi-evergreen with orange trumpet like clusters.  There are no thorns and only moderate litter.  It also attracts hummingbirds. 

Red Justicia (Justicia candicans) – This moderate growing shrub grows to a sprawling 3’x 3’ size.  It is evergreen with bright red flowers that show from the fall through the spring.  This is a low litter plant with no thorns.  It works well in containers and attracts hummingbird.Desert Xeriscape Plant - Sonoran Oasis Landscaping

Desert Marigolds (Baileya multiradiata) – Of course our list would not be complete without including this fast growing 1’x 1 perennial native to the Southwest.  It grows well from seed and provides yellow daisy-like flowers almost year round.  It reseeds easily and gives you a long period of color.’

Tucson Desert Plant - Sonoran Oasis Landscaping

These are just a few great choices for planting in Tucson.  Get other great ideas from the Arizona Municipal Water Users Association website plant list at http://www.amwua.org/plants_index.html.  All plants listed on their website are low water use plants.  And, remember, always plant the right plant in the right place!

Give us a call at (520) 370-5697 for more planting ideas or if you want to add plants but don’t want to do it yourself.


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