Plant name: Apache plume
Botanical name: Fallugia paradoxa
Virtues: Blooms continually; produces pretty feathery seedheads; extremely drought tolerant.
Flowers: Five-petaled white flowers appear from late spring through the summer. Seedheads are pinkish, fluffy and long lasting.
Habit: Semi-evergreen shrub, four feet tall and wide
Origin: Rocky slopes, open woods and dry washes of central Texas, New Mexico, Colorado and Southern California.
Cultivation: Grow in average or sandy soil, in full sun or part (afternoon) sun. Very tolerant of drought, heat, wind and poor soil. USDA Zones 4 to 9.