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Drought tolerant plants that grow well in Arizona include acacia, mesquite, yucca, most cacti and certain forms of sage. Some plants only grow well in one or more of Arizona's micro-climates. For example, the state's ico... More »

Rosa rugosa is an extremely adaptive plant that is tolerant of heat, cold, drought and salt. Its leaves are withered and leathery, and its stems are covered with sharp, spikelike thorns. Heavy gloves, thick jeans, pruner... More »

Companion plants for the strawberry include bush beans, lettuce, members of the onion family, borage, caraway, sage, spinach and blueberries. Companion plants share the space and growing habits of the strawberry and may ... More »

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