Submitted: Jan. 9, 2021, midnight
By: Heidi Simper, Assistant Curator of Plant Records
We hope you are all having a happy new year! 9 days in and here's what's happening in the Water Conservation Garden...
Apache Plume Fallugia paradoxa
These seed heads sparkle in the sunlight.
Fremont Barberry Mahonia fremontii
You might say this evergreen is actually an everblue, with it's bluish gray leaves.
Joe's Bess Bristlecone Pinus aristata 'Joes Bess'
This is a dwarf cultivar of a favorite Utah Native.
Charming Chub White Fir Pinus concolor 'Charming Chub'
This is another miniature cultivar of a Utah Native.
Bluestem Joint Fir Ephedra equisetina
This shrub is also an everblue. It is drought tolerant and low maintenance.
We look forward to seeing you back in the Garden. Until then, stay tuned.
Photos by Heidi M. Simper