10 to 15 feet
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The delicate nodding blooms of white-to-pink petals seem to fly upward and away from the pointed red and yellow flower center, resembling a shooting star.
Callistemon citrinus 'Splendens'
This low-care, evergreen shrub to 10-15 feet tall and wide produces large, bright red bottlebrush flowers from spring through summer followed by woody seedpods.
Plant Guide Elaeagnus pungens 'Maculata'
This evergreen shrub can light up the dark corners of a garden.
Plant Guide Rhododendron schlippenbachii
Royal azalea has large, fragrant pink blooms in spring.
Plant Guide Hydrangea paniculata ‘Grandiflora’
Large, sometimes giant white flower heads reaching 6 to 18 inches long turn pinkish with age.
Plant Guide Viburnum rufidulum
While North American native viburnums occur most commonly in the eastern United States, rusty blackhaw viburnum flirts with the edge of the Plains.
Plant Guide Asarum splendens
There are many species and varieties of wild ginger, but this vigorous, fast-growing, and beautiful species tops my list.
Plant Guide Chilopsis linearis
Desert willow is shrub native to the Southwest U.
Plant Guide Veitchia montgomeryana
This tropical palm grows to 35 feet tall and has stiff, feathery-textured fronds.
Plant Guide Hydrangea paniculata
This plant produces gracefully arching branches and pyramidal clusters of white, then pink-tinged to dusky purple blossoms.