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Announcing “The Art of Southwest Landscaping”, Dawn Layna Fried’s newest book!

The Art of Southwest Landscaping is the second in a series on landscaping in the desert regions of the Southwest. It is dedicated to the wide variety of delightful desert accents, cacti, groundcovers, ornamental grasses, palms, shrubs, succulents, trees and vines that can beautify landscapes. The author, Dawn Layna Fried, has included a broad selection […]

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Jacaranda mimosifolia Jacaranda Large-sized tree

This magnificent, tropical beauty grows twenty-five to forty feet with an equal spread. Its tall canopy has an open, irregular shape and usually develops multiple trunks. Jacaranda produces soft, delicate, velvety, fern like foliage and arching branches. In late spring, clusters of two-inch, showy, lavender, tubular blossoms appear. The blossoms sometimes appear before the flush […]

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2020-01-06 No Comments

Announcing 2019 Excellence in Landscaping Awards from ALCA

2019 Excellence in Landscaping Awards from ALCA The Arizona Landscape Contractors’ Association awards program is one of the most prestigious and successful state landscaping award competitions. The annual awards program reflects the industry’s commitment to excellence in landscaping Arizona. Horticulture Unlimited has been presented with multiple awards from the ALCA for excellence in designing, installing […]

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2019-11-26 No Comments

Ulmus parvifolia – Chinese Elm Large-sized tree

This fast-growing shade tree grows thirty to forty feet tall with an equal spread and develops a broad, vase like shape with a pendulous, weeping branch habit. It is semi deciduous, losing its leaves in late December in the Southwest desert, but retaining its foliage in milder climates. The leaves are glossy, delicate, and dark […]

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2019-12-06 No Comments

Agapanthus africanus African Lily, Lily of the Nile Small-sized shrub

This tropical evergreen reaches heights of eigh- teen inches to two feet and grows two feet wide with fleshy rhizomes that spread and reproduce. From spring to late fall, clumps of long, shiny leaves grow upright into a whorl and then start to arch in a downward appearance. The showy, pendulous flowers grow upright out […]

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2019-11-06 No Comments

Russelia equisetiformis, Coral fountain, medium-sized, perennial shrub

The coral fountain is a flowering perennial plant with long, slender, arching, fountain-like branches that form a dense mound to four feet tall and six feet wide. Its weeping branches produce dark green, scale-like leaves on stems. The plant has showy, one- to two-inch coral red, tubular flower clusters through the fall and into the […]

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2019-10-06 No Comments
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