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Trailing Lantana
Yellow Bird Of Paradise
Trailing Lantana

Common name:Trailing Lantana
Botanical name:Lantana hybrid 'New Gold'

Evergreen groundcover forms a dark green mound 18" x 3'. Another reliable bloomer on and off throughout the year. Provides wonderful golden flowers, and benefits from deep, infrequent watering and some pruning. Attracts butterflies. May suffer some frost damage but will recover quickly. Very root hardy.

Yellow Bird Of Paradise

Common name:Yellow Bird Of Paradise
Botanical name:Caesalpinia gilliesii

Shrub grows to 6' x 5'. Has exotic yellow flowers with showy red stamens that appear from spring until fall. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. More open and woodier than Caesalpinia pulcherrima.

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El Paso General Gardens 10

Photographer: GardenSoft

Soils and Compost:

Physical weed control, including mulching, or hand removal protects the watershed from harmful chemicals.

Water Saving Tip:

Different areas of your landscape have different water requirements.

Shrubs need much less water than lawns and drip systems should never be scheduled on the same program with lawns.

Establish separate watering schedules for those areas.

Integrated Pest Management:

Attract, or buy beneficial insects such as ladybugs and lacewings to control pest outbreaks in your garden.