Fairy Duster – Calliandra eriophylla

Plant one of these low-maintenance beauties and forget about messy hummingbird feeders and sugar water! The red, feather-like plumes of the Baja Fairy Duster will have hummers visiting your garden from early spring through fall while furnishing your garden with color nearly year-round. Exceptional heat and drought tolerance, ferny semi-evergreen foliage and the open, rounded…

Feathery Senna – Senna artemisioides

A close look at the silvery gray foliage of Feathery Senna, sometimes called Feathery Cassia, reveals the source of this plant’s common name. The leaves are dainty and delicate, resembling a feather in structure and moving effortlessly with the breeze. The structure of the shrub itself also tends to be light and airy, developing a…

Fern of the Desert – Lysiloma watsonii

The heat and sun-loving Feather Bush is an Arizona native with a delicate appearance that grows into a large, graceful shrub or a small tree with a picturesque silhouette. In Tucson, winter temperatures can drop below 20 F, nipping the exterior branches of unprotected specimens to naturally maintain a lush, multi-branching shrub. Feather Bush casts…