Botanical Name: Jacaranda mimosifoila
Common Name: Blue Jacaranda
Height: 6.6 to 98 ft. tall
Width: 15 to 60 ft. wide
Annual or Perennial: Annual
Sun Requirements: For the best blooming, plant in full sun. Small trees will be able to live in light shade if needed.
Foliage: The leaves are green, fine textured and bipinnate, or feather-like. In the autumn months, the leaves turn yellow in color and both the leaves and the brilliant blossoms fall to the ground.
Flower Color: Beautiful and long-lasting Blue to purple-blue corolla, or group of petals.
Description: Jacaranda is very drought tolerant and works well as a “street” tree!
Common Name: Yellow Oleander
Height: 10 to 12 ft. tall
Width: 6 to 8 ft. wide
Annual or Perennial: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full sun
Foliage: Glossy green and covered in a waxy coating to reduce water loss (typical of oleanders)
Flower Color: Yellow
Description: This drought tolerant plant/tree is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds.