The types of plants that grow in the desert include various forms of cacti, low-lying plants like yucca and agave, and trees like verdes and palms. While classified differently, these plants share characteristics that he... More »

While the Sahara desert is a hot and unforgiving place, more than 2,800 species of trees, shrubs and grasses call it home. Most of these plants exist in the northernmost and southernmost reaches of the desert where rainf... More »

There are numerous types of plants that grow in the desert, but the most common are cactus, sage brush, brittle brush, Joshua trees and short types of grasses. The types of plants that do well in the desert adapt to dry ... More »

Yucca plants are hardy perennials that grow well in U.S. Department of Agriculture zones three through 10. While they can be planted as single plants, they can also grow from seeds in the spring, according to GardenersHQ... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Outdoor Plants & Flowers

Some good succulents to grow outdoors include cacti, sedum and kalanchoe. Some other good outdoor succulents include aloe, aeonium and echeveria, as noted by Gardening Know How. More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Outdoor Plants & Flowers

Depending on the location of the desert, animals and plants native to deserts are camels, peccaries, bats, coyotes, lizards, snakes, woodpeckers, scorpions, different types of cacti, creosote bush, black sage and ocotill... More »

Red yucca plants grow naturally in deserts, so a space with plenty of sunlight is ideal, although the red yucca can live in light shade. These hardy plants can grow outside, indoors, in a pot and in most natural areas. R... More »