No need to register, buy now! Fluttering in the breeze, in an array of colors. speckles after frost damage to its foliage. For foliage celebrations from around the world, visit Creating my own garden of the Hesperides for GBFD! Attractive, small, diffuse tree with Parkinsonia aculeata. Here you can see a small sampling of Sycamore leaf litter. if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav1n=MSFPpreload("../_derived/back_cmp_bars010_back.gif"); MSFPnav1h=MSFPpreload("../_derived/back_cmp_bars010_back_a.gif"); } For the latter part of June and into July, my Retama was flower-less, but it did produce more clusters as the summer months progressed. The stalks will be left, for a time, as a spidery remembrance of the elegant and unusual foliage. Bark: Green when young; scaly, brown Plants are grey-green with slender, drooping branches and tiny leaves. Floating in the bird baths. The 3,543 sq. Additionally, the turn of foliage is gradual, beginning in November, peaking in late November/early December, and typically finishing by New Year’s Day. Photo: Retama – Steven Schwartzman, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center (parseInt(navigator.appVersion) >= 4 ))); 15% Off Indoor & Outdoor Decor (Click Link For Details) Use Code: DEC20 Free Shipping On Orders of $99+ PLUS Check These Dates For Arrivial Before Christmas Click HERE For Details. Very long blooming period of yellow clusters of flowers are a wonderful plus. Some hybrid verities that were developed are thornless with larger blooms. Bee Mama Missives: Sugared Bees, Anyone? This shrub to small tree is a native, warm-season perennial that is commonly named "sweet acacia." Big Muhly, Lindheimer’s Muhly (Muhlenbergia lindheimeri), Inland Sea Oats (Chasmanthium latifolium), Blue Mistflower (Conoclinium coelestinum), Heartleaf Skullcap (Scutellaria ovata ssp.bracteata), American Beautyberry, French Mulberry (Callicarpa americana), Turk’s Cap (Malvaviscus arboreus var. Be careful, they bite! // -->