Plants That Thrive in Tucson | Santa Rita Landscaping

Plants That Thrive in Tucson

Filling your backyard with plants that do well in the desert landscape is a great way to ensure that they thrive. Use this guide for some inspiration about which plants to choose for your Tucson backyard so you can optimize the appeal of your landscaping.

Queen’s Wreath

This low-water vine grows pink or white flowers in clusters. It needs a moderate amount of water and full sunlight to reach its true potential and tends to thrive in hot environments. Queen’s Wreath is non-allergenic and does not have thorns, which makes it safe to plant in your yard.


This bush can grow in direct or reflected sunlight and sprouts beautiful flowers in a variety of bright colors. It does not need to be watered often and can grow throughout the year as long as there is no frost. It is non-allergenic and can be found in either vine or shrub form.

Cape Honeysuckle

If you like to watch wildlife in its natural habitat, you might want to plant some Cape Honeysuckle in your yard. With bright red and orange flowers, this shrub or vine draws the attention of birds and hummingbirds. It needs a moderate amount of water and either full or partial sunlight.

Pink Trumpet Vine

This vine has clusters of pink flowers and a gentle fragrance that can enhance your landscape. It is non-allergenic and truly blooms at the end of summer and the beginning of fall.

No matter what kind of plants you want for your residential landscaping project, Santa Rita Landscaping is here to give them to you. Since 1985, we have offered some of the best landscape design services throughout the Tucson area. To learn more about our services, call us today at (520) 623-0421.

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