A Fairy Duster is a shrub native to arid grasslands and deserts in the southwest U.S. and Mexico. The flowers appear in late winter and early spring. Fairy Dusters are very unique with their pink stamens.


Plants adapted to living in dry environments are called a xerophyte. Xerophyte’s include succulents, pineapple, poinsettia, peyote, Barbary Fig, and many others. Succulents are plants that store water in their leaves. They include cactus, aloe, jade plant, agave, yucca, and more. Both agave and yucca are rosette forming plants. Agave generally have sharp spines on… Read More YUCCA