Xeriscape Plants

Plants listed here are found in the Riverfront Park Demonstration Garden along the Apple Capital Loop Trail in Wenatchee. Numbers refer to plant identification markers in the garden. Click on photos to enlarge and for more plant details.

Plant name:
Flower color:
Flower seasons:
Common name Curlicue sage
Botanical name Artemisia versicolor “Seafoam”
Plant type Flower
Flower color Gray-green
Flower season Spring to Summer
Common name Adam’s needle
Botanical name Yucca filamentosa
Plant type Flower
Flower color White
Flower season Summer
Common name Apache plume
Botanical name Falugia paradoxa
Plant type Flower
Flower color White
Flower season Spring to Fall
Common name Dwarf candytuft
Botanical name Iberis sempervirens
Plant type Flower
Flower color White
Flower season Spring
Common name White bouquet tansy
Botanical name Tanacetum niveum
Plant type Flower
Flower color White
Flower season Spring to Summer
Common name Double Shasta daisy
Botanical name Chrysanthemum x superbum
Plant type Flower
Flower color White
Flower season Spring to Summer
Common name Snow-in-summer
Botanical name Cerastium tomentosum
Plant type Flower
Flower color White
Flower season Spring
Common name Jupiter’s beard
Botanical name Centranthus ruber “Albus”
Plant type Flower
Flower color White
Flower season Spring to Summer
Common name Purple mullein
Botanical name Verbascum phoeniceum "Violetta"
Plant type Flower
Flower color Purple
Flower season Late spring
Common name Hardy Jerusalem sage
Botanical name Phlomis russeliana
Plant type Flower
Flower color Yellow
Flower season Summer
Common name Missouri evening primrose
Botanical name Oenothera macrocarpa
Plant type Herbaceous perennial
Flower color Yellow
Flower season Summer
Common name Trumpet vine
Botanical name Campsis radicans
Plant type Flower
Flower color Yellow-orange
Flower season Summer
Common name Daylily
Botanical name Hemerocallis hybrid
Plant type Flower
Flower color Yellow
Flower season Spring to Summer
Common name Purple leaf sand cherry
Botanical name Prunis cistena
Plant type Tree
Flower color White w/pink tint
Flower season Spring
Common name Maximilian’s sunflower
Botanical name Helianthus maximiliani
Plant type Flower
Flower color Yellow
Flower season Fall
Common name Sulfur buckwheat
Botanical name Eriogonum umbellatum
Plant type Flower
Flower color Yellow
Flower season Spring to Summer
Common name Bearded Iris
Botanical name Iris hybrids
Plant type Flower
Flower color Varies
Flower season Late spring
Common name Thread leaf coreopsis
Botanical name Coreopsis verticillata “Zagreb”
Plant type Flower
Flower color Gold
Flower season Spring to Summer
Common name Goblin blanket flower
Botanical name Gaillardia grandiflora “Goblin”
Plant type Flower
Flower color Red & yellow
Flower season Spring to Summer
Common name Yarrow
Botanical name Achillea varieties
Plant type Flower
Flower color Various
Flower season Spring to Summer
Common name Hardy hummingbird trumpet
Botanical name Zauschneria arizonica
Plant type Flower
Flower color Red
Flower season Spring to Summer
Common name Purple sage
Botanical name Salvia dorrii
Plant type Flower
Flower color Purple
Flower season Spring to Summer
Common name Shrubby cinquefoil
Botanical name Dasiphora fruticosa (Potentilla fruticosa)
Plant type Shrub
Flower color Yellow
Flower season Summer to Fall
Common name Hybrid hummingbird mint
Botanical name Agastache rupestris “Apricot Sunrise”
Plant type Flower
Flower color Orange
Flower season Summer to Fall
Common name Autumn joy
Botanical name Sedum telephium
Plant type Flower
Flower color Coppery rose
Flower season Summer to Fall
Common name Pink cloud
Botanical name Gaura lindheimeri
Plant type Flower
Flower color Pink
Flower season Summer
Common name Stonecrop
Botanical name Sedum varieties
Plant type Flower
Flower color Various
Flower season Spring to Fall
Common name Black-eyed Susan daisy
Botanical name Rudbeckia fulgida.jpg
Plant type Flower
Flower color Orange, yellow
Flower season Summer
Common name Valerian
Botanical name Centranthus ruber “Red”
Plant type Flower
Flower color Red
Flower season Spring to Summer
Common name Joe Pye weed
Botanical name Eupatorium spp.
Plant type Flower
Flower color Pink-purple
Flower season Summer
Common name Prairie dusk beard tongue
Botanical name Penstemon “Prairie dusk”
Plant type Flower
Flower color Purple
Flower season Spring to Summer
Common name Purple prairie clover
Botanical name Dalea purpureum
Plant type Flower
Flower color Purple
Flower season Summer
Common name Cranesbill
Botanical name Geranium sanguineum
Plant type Flower
Flower color Pink
Flower season Spring to Fall
Common name Common thrift
Botanical name Armeria maritima “Compacta”
Plant type Flower
Flower color Pink
Flower season Spring to Summer
Common name Purple coneflower
Botanical name Echinacea purpurea
Plant type Flower
Flower color Pink
Flower season Spring to Fall
Common name Gay feather
Botanical name Liatris punctata
Plant type Flower
Flower color Purple
Flower season Summer
Common name Siberian squill
Botanical name Scila mischtschenkoana 'Tubergeniana'
Plant type Spring bulb
Flower color Light blue
Flower season Early spring
Common name Pinks
Botanical name Dianthus
Plant type Flower
Flower color Pink
Flower season Summer
Common name Dark Knight
Botanical name Caryopteris x clandonensis
Plant type Flower
Flower color Deep blue-purple
Flower season Summer
Common name Red hot poker
Botanical name Kniphofia uvaria
Plant type Flower
Flower color Red and yellow
Flower season Early summer
Common name Sage
Botanical name Salvia x sylvestris
Plant type Flower
Flower color Violet
Flower season Spring to Fall
Common name Creeping thyme
Botanical name Thymus varieties
Plant type Flower
Flower color Lavender
Flower season Spring to Summer
Common name Giant flowered purple sage
Botanical name Salvia pachyphylla
Plant type Flower
Flower color Purple
Flower season Summer
Common name Ornamental oregano butterfly
Botanical name Oreganum laevigatum (Herrenhausen)
Plant type Flower
Flower color Purple
Flower season Spring to Summer
Common name Catmint
Botanical name Nepeta varieties
Plant type Flower
Flower color Purple
Flower season Spring to Summer
Common name Spiderwort
Botanical name Tradescantia virginiana
Plant type Flower
Flower color Purple
Flower season Spring to Summer
Common name Leadplant
Botanical name Amorpha canescens
Plant type Flower
Flower color Violet
Flower season Summer
Common name Lavender
Botanical name Lavandula
Plant type Flower
Flower color Purple
Flower season Spring to Summer
Common name Russian sage
Botanical name Perovskia atriplicifolia
Plant type Flower
Flower color Purple
Flower season Summer
Common name Speedwell
Botanical name Veronica allionii
Plant type Flower
Flower color Purple
Flower season Summer to Fall
Common name Blue flax
Botanical name Linum perenne “Lewisii”
Plant type Flower
Flower color Purple
Flower season Spring
Common name Mountain bluet
Botanical name Centaurea montana
Plant type Flower
Flower color Blue
Flower season Spring to Summer
Common name Pitcher’s blue sage
Botanical name Salvia pitcheri “Grandiflora”
Plant type Flower
Flower color Blue
Flower season Fall
Common name Purple dome
Botanical name Aster novae-angliae
Plant type Flower
Flower color Purple
Flower season Early fall
Common name Fleabane pink daisy
Botanical name Erigeron
Plant type Flower
Flower color Pink
Flower season Summer
Common name Yellow prairie coneflower
Botanical name Ratibida columnifera "Yellow"
Plant type Flower
Flower color Yellow
Flower season Summer
Common name Lambs ear
Botanical name Stachys byzantina
Plant type Groundcover
Flower color Purple
Flower season Summer
Common name Japanese barberry
Botanical name Berberis thunbergii
Plant type Shrub
Flower color Yellow, red
Flower season Spring
Common name Bachelor button
Botanical name Centaurea cyanus
Plant type Flower
Flower color Various
Flower season Summer to Fall
Common name Partridge feather
Botanical name Tanacetum densum
Plant type Evergreen shrub
Flower color Yellow
Flower season Summer
Common name Rugosa rose
Botanical name Rosa rugosa
Plant type Deciduous shrub
Flower color Pink
Flower season Summer
Common name Western (Saskatoon) serviceberry
Botanical name Amelanchier alnifolia
Plant type Deciduous shrub
Flower color White
Flower season Spring
Common name Fuchsia Meidiland rose
Botanical name Rosa "Fuchsia Meidiland"
Plant type Deciduous shrub
Flower color Pink
Flower season Summer
Common name Gray creeping germander
Botanical name Teucrium aroanium
Plant type Evergreen groundcover
Flower color Pink
Flower season Summer
Common name Redbirds in a tree
Botanical name Scrophularia macrantha
Plant type Flower
Flower color Red
Flower season Summer
Common name Flowering quince cameo
Botanical name Chaenomeles x superba "Cameo"
Plant type Deciduous shrub
Flower color Pink
Flower season Spring
Common name Sea urchin blue fescue
Botanical name Festuca glauca "Sea Urchin"
Plant type Ornamental grass
Flower color
Flower season
Common name Karl Foerster
Botanical name Calamagrostis x acutiflora
Plant type Ornamental Grass
Flower color Green to gold
Flower season Summer to Fall
Common name Maiden hair 'gracillimus'
Botanical name Miscanthus sinensis "Gracillimus"
Plant type Ornamental Grass
Flower color Green
Flower season
Common name Silver feather maiden hair
Botanical name Miscanthus sinensis "Silberfeder"
Plant type Ornamental Grass
Flower color Green-gold
Flower season Summer to Fall
Common name Silky thread grass
Botanical name Nassella tenuissima (Stipa)
Plant type Ornamental Grass
Flower color Whitish green
Flower season Summer to Fall
Common name Dwarf zebra grass
Botanical name Miscanthus sinensis "Little Zebra"
Plant type Ornamental Grass
Flower color Blue-green
Flower season Summer to Fall
Common name Blue oat/blue avena grass
Botanical name Helictotrichon sempervirens
Plant type Ornamental Grass
Flower color Blue-green
Flower season Spring to Fall