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Common Name
Scientific Name
Exposure
Earth–Kind® Index
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Pavonia lasiopetala

sun, partial sun

10.00

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Nandina domestica

sun, partial sun, shade

10.00

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Euryops pectinatus

sun, partial sun

10.00

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Opuntia engelmannii

sun

10.00

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Dasylirion spp.

sun

10.00

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Prosopis glandulosa

sun, partial sun

10.00

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Plumbago auriculata

sun, partial sun

10.00

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Philodendron selloum

partial sun, shade

10.00

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Juniperus conferta

sun

10.00

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Ilex vomitoria

sun, partial sun

10.00

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Leucophyllum candidum

sun

10.00

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Jasminum mesnyi

sun, partial sun

10.00

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Malvaviscus arboreus var. drummondii

sun, partial sun, shade

10.00

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Hesperaloe parviflora

sun, partial sun

10.00

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Rhus aromatica

sun

10.00

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Symphoricarpos orbiculatus

sun, partial sun, shade

10.00

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Berberis thunbergii

sun, partial sun

10.00

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Salvia spp.

sun, partial sun

10.00

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Rosmarinus officinalis

sun

10.00

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Callicarpa americana

sun, partial sun

10.00

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Chaenomeles japonica

sun, partial sun

10.00

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Chaenomeles speciosa

sun, partial sun

10.00

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Yucca spp.

sun

10.00

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Punica granatum var. nana

sun, partial sun

10.00

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Abelia x grandiflora

sun, partial sun

10.00

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Juniperus virginiana

sun

9.00

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Juniperus horizontalis

sun

9.00

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Lagerstroemia indica

sun

9.00

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Lantana spp.

sun

9.00

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Juniperus procumbens

sun

9.00

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Mahonia bealei

shade

9.00

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Raphiolepis spp.

sun, partial sun

9.00

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Myrica pussilla

sun, partial sun

9.00

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Spiraea x bumalda

sun, partial sun

9.00

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Juniperus chinensis

sun

9.00

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Hedera helix

sun, partial sun, shade

9.00

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Berberis trifoliolata

sun, partial sun

9.00

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Anisacanthus quadrifidus var. wrightii

sun, partial sun

9.00

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Artemisia

sun

9.00

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Cotoneaster spp.

sun, partial sun

9.00

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Cotoneaster glaucophyllus

sun

9.00

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Fallugia paradoxa

sun, partial sun

8.20

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Euonymus japonicus

sun, partial sun

8.20

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Buxus spp.

sun, partial sun

8.00

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Hydrangea macrophylla

partial sun

8.00

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Justicia brandegeana

sun, partial sun, shade

8.00

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Weigela florida

sun, partial sun

7.00

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Mahonia aquifolium

partial sun, shade

7.00

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Senecio cineraria

sun, partial sun

6.41

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Rhododendron spp.

sun, partial sun, shade

6.20

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Gardenia augusta

partial sun, shade

6.00

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Rosa spp.

sun, partial sun

5.20

Hedychium coronarium

sun, partial sun

0.00

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Tecoma stans var. angustata

sun, partial sun

0.00

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Acacia hirta

sun, partial sun

0.00

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Larrea tridentata

sun

0.00

A Special Note about Cool Season Annuals

Cool season annuals are typically planted in the fall or early winter and flower in early spring under moderate temperatures. This group of plant materials includes: pansies, snapdragons, violas, dianthus, flowering cabbage/kale, etc. Because cool season annuals flower in the spring when conditions are mild, most have limited heat tolerance.

As a result cool season annuals do not receive a high Earth–Kind® index despite their outstanding landscape qualities.