Lily of the Nile
1-2 inch linear leaves with a strap shape.
narrow linear leaves are grass like and produce a strong garlic smell if cut. Small pink orb like flowers have a sweet smell.
Thinner but taller leaves than the Lily of the nile. Sun and alkiline damage is severe in Las Vegas unless in complete sun and drip irrigation that is flushed well.
Asparagus densiflorus 'Sprengeri'
Ground cover, monocot, perennial. Needle like leaves and bright green. Fleshy tubers retain water making the plant drought tolerant. prefers sun but can handle shady areas.
Asparagus densiflorus 'Myeri'
Herbaceous perennial. Upright plumes that resemble fox tails and small red berries in the winter.
Shrub. opposite leaves with flowers forming in leaf nodes. Background or screening plant.
3 leaves per node. 7-9 leaflets on each leaf. Whorled attachment
12 in long leaf panicles, opposite attachment. More airy than others
Only Ash with female seeds and produces fruit, fuzzy young growth with velvet textured leaves. Rough bark.
Fraxinus velutina 'Modesto'
Bright green leaves
Lacks hair on young leaves and shoots. Cultivar has slightly more compact crown the the species.
Fraxinus velutina 'Rio Grande'
Opposite leaves, 3-5 leaves only. No hair on leaves Grafted. Darker green
Will grow like a vine if given support, if not a mounding habit will develop.
Trifoliate leaves, opposite and dark green. Stems are square. Single yellow flowers. Blooms are not fragrant.
stiff grey green leaves with pale undersides. Bark gets quite gnarled as it ages.
Lilies, Amaryllis, Ash Trees and ferns