Low Water Use Accents

Scientific Name Common Name Hgt Width Evergree or Deciduous Hardy and Notes
           
Agave species Century Plant Varies Varies Evergreen  
Bouteloua spp. Grama grass varies varies varies  
Chamaerops humilis Mediterranean Fan Palm 12' 10' Evergreen  
Dasylirion sp. Sotol Varies Varies Evergreen  
Hesperaloe species False Yucca 5' 4' Evergreen  
Muhlenbergia rigens Deer Grass 4 4 Evergreen  
Muhlenbergia dumosa Bamboo Muhly 4 4 Evergreen  
Muhlenbergia lindhindermeri Lindhinder's Mulhy 3 5 Evergreen  
Muhlenbergia capillaris Pink Muhly 3 3 Evergreen  
Muhlenbergia ridigia Purple Muhly 3 3 Evergreen  
Nolina species Beargrass 8' 5' Evergreen  
Opuntia species Prickley Pear / Cholla 4' 10' Evergreen  
Pennisetum setaceum Purple Fountain Grass 4' 4' Deciduous Marginal
Trachycarpus fortunei Windmill Palm 15' 7' Evergreen  
Washingtonia filifera California Fan Palm 50' 10' Evergreen  
Washingtonia robusta Mexican Fan Palm 80' 6' Evergreen Marginal
Brahea aramata Mexican Blue Palm 40' 3' Evergreen  
Yucca aloifolia Spanish Bayonet 10' 5' Evergreen  
Yucca baccata Banana Yucca, Datil 3' 2' Evergreen  
Yucca brevifolia Joshua Tree 20' 20' Evergreen  
Yucca elata Soaptree Yucca 12' 3' Evergreen  
Yucca recurvifolia Pendulous Yucca 5' 2' Evergreen  
Yucca schottii Schott's Yucca 15' 5' Evergreen  

Ornamentals for Far West Texas Index