Rivercities Garden Club

Meeting 3/1/2009

Program - Xeriscaping

bird of paradiseWhat xeriscaping is - Xeros (Greek for "dry")  Not the same as Zero landscaping - concrete nor natural landscaping

Implementing a Xeriscape

Advantages of Xeriscaping

potsDisadvantages of Xeriscaping

Drought tolerant plants - Annual

Cosmos

Marigold

Portulacca Sundial

Statice

Desert Dragon

Mexican Sunflower

Red Plume Blanket

Vinca

Desert Pea

Pentas New Look

Rose Campion

Zinnia

Gazania

Phlox

Santolina

Drought tolerant plants - Perennials

Arizona Colombine

Blue Beardtongue

Echinacea

Lamb's Ears

Artemisias

Columbine

Gailardia

Lavender

Asters

Coreopsis

Gayfeather

Baby's Breath

Delphinium

Iris

desert garden

Drought tolerant plants - Shrubs

Butterfly Bush

Privet

Fragrant sumac

Rugosa Roses

Smoke tree

Cinquefoil

Mountain currant

Bayberry

Washington Hawthorne

Japanese black pine

Honeysuckle

Spirea

Russian olive

Snowberry

Witch hazel

Heather

Drought tolerant plants - Trees

Acacia

Fig

Juniper

Siberian Elm

Aralia

Carob

Osage Orange

Gray Dogwood

Bottle Tree

Montery Cypress

Common Olive

Amur Maple

Gray Birch

Eucalyptus

White Poplar

Russian Olive

Common Pater Mulberry

European Hackberry

Black Locust

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Pat GillThe Speaker - Pat Gill

Pat has been a gardener for over 25 years.  She is a member of the North West Louisiana Master Gardeners.

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