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New Mexico State University

Demonstration Garden - Oasis
Area Lead: Kimberli Tanner, John Huang
Description: The Oasis Garden was planted May 2008. This garden contains plants that require extra water on a regular basis. In a xeriscape, the oasis zone is generally placed closest to the house to take advantage of roof harvested rain water.
Plant List:
Coming SoonActaea racemosa  Black Cohosh or Black Snakeroot 
Coming SoonAnemone sylvestris Snowdrop anemone  
Aquilegia_CrimsonStar_Oasis1_.jpgAquilegia x hybrida "Crimson Star" Columbine "Crimson Star" 
boxwood.jpgBuxus microphylla japonica "Winter Gem" Boxwood "Winter Gem" 
Coming SoonCentaurea montana Bachelor Button Perennial 
SnowinSummerFoliage735.jpgCerastium tomentosum Snow-in-Summer 
PlumbagoCe_516.jpgCeratostigma plumaginoides Plumbago 
CinquefoilBarrenStrawberry760.jpgCinquefoil sterilis Barren Strawberry 
736.SwallowtailonCoreopsis.jpgCoreopsis lanceolata Lanceleaf Coreopsis 
FallSpeciesCrocus508vert.jpgCrocus speciousus Fall species crocus 
Coming SoonDelphinium Delphinium - Larkspur 
Coming SoonDianthus barbatus Sweet william 
Dianthus_tiny_rubies.jpgDianthus Gratianopolitanus Tiny Rubies, Pinks 
Coming SoonDicentra "Burning Hearts" D. peregrina rubra x D. eximia Bleeding Hearts "Burning Hearts" 
Coming SoonEchinacea "Hot Papaya" Coneflower "Hot Papaya" 
Blue_fescue_grass_200706.jpgFestuca glauca Blue Fescue 
Festuca_sea_urchin.jpgFestuca ovina glauca Blue Fescue 
Geum740.jpgGeum chiloense Geum 
Coming SoonHelleborus x hybridus Hellebore 
Day_lily_200706.jpgHemerocallis "Happy Returns" Daylily "Happy Returns" 
Coming SoonHemerocallis "Little Business" Daylily "Little Business" 
Coming SoonHeuchera sanguinea Coral bell - various 
IridaceaeGermanica_IrisImmortality_Oasis332.jpgIridaceae germanica Iris Immortality (reblooming) 
Coming SoonIris sibirica Iris siberian 
Coming SoonIris spuria Iris Spurius Bearded 
Coming SoonLeucanthemum x superbum "Becky" Shasta Daisy 
519_SnowflakeFlower.jpgLeucojum aestivum "Gravetye Giant" Snowflake 
Coming SoonLiatris punctata Gayfeather spotted 
Lily-506-8896.jpgLilium asiatic Asiatic lily 
Coming SoonLimonium latifolium Sea Lavendar 
PeonyKansas752.jpgPaeonia lactiflora Peony, Kansas 
PeonyFestivaMaxima754.jpgPaeonia lactiflora Peony, Festiva Maxima 
Peonydonated755.jpgPaeonia lactiflora Peony, variety unknown 
Coming SoonPaeonia lactiflora x "Paul M. Wild" Peony, "Paul M. Wild" 
papver790.jpgPapaver orientale Oriental Poppy 
PenstemonStrictusRockyMountainBloom715.jpgPenstemon strictus Rocky Mountain Penstemon 
Coming SoonPhlox paniculata  Garden Phlox 
PolygonatumOdoratum_FalseSolomonSeal_Oasis.jpgPolygonatum odoratum var. pluriflorum "Variegatum" False Solomon Seal Japanese variegated 
Coming SoonPulsatilla vulgaris Pasque Flower 
439_09-22_7264.jpgRosa Knockout Knockout Rose 
Black-Eyed_Susan_1042.jpgRudbeckia hirta Black-eyed Susan 
Coming SoonSalvia greggii Autumn Sage 
Coming SoonScabiosa caucasica "Alba" Pincushion Plant White 
BluePincushionBloom832.jpgScabiosa columbaria Blue Pincushion 
NewEnglandAsterPurpleDomeBloom733.jpgSymphyotrichum novae-angliae "Purple Dome" Aster "Purple Dome", New England Purple Aster 
thymusVulgaris610.jpgThymus vulgaris Common thyme 
Coming SoonVeronica "Sweet Lullaby" Veronica - speedwell - "Sweet Lullaby" 
Coming SoonViburnum opulus "Nanum" Cranberrybush, Dwarf European 
Viola902.jpgViola tricolor Johnny-Jump-Up