Casa das Amendoas Garden Plants
Water-wise Garden in Algarve

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Common plant name

botanical name

plant type

irrigation

Abelia Abelia Shrub Low
Aechmea Aechmea Bromeliad Low
Albizia Paraserianthes lophantha Tree Low
Aeonium Aeibuyn arboreum Succulent Low
Agave Agaves Succulent None
Almond tree (Portuguese: Amendoeira) Prunus dulcis Tree None
Aloe Vera Aloe vera Succulent None
Amaryllis Belladonna Amaryllis Bulb None
Anemone Anemone coronaria Tuber Low
Bastard Senna (Portuguese: Pascoinhas) Coronilla valentina Shrub Low
Bay Tree (herb) (Portuguese: Loureiro) Laurus nobilis Tree None
Bell-flower Campanula Perennial Mid?
Bignolia (Pink Trumpet Vine) Podranea ricasoliana Shrub Low
Bird of Paradise Strelitzia reginae Perennial Mid
Bizzy Lizzie Impatiens Perennial Mid
Bottle Brush Callistemon Tree Low
Bourganvillea Bourganvillea Wall Shrub Mid
Bulbine (orange & yellow) Bulbine frutescens Succulent Low
Butterfly bush Buddleja Shrub None
Californian Pepper Tree Schinus molle Tree None
Campsis Campsis Shrub Mid
Cape Gooseberry Physalis peruviana Perennial Mid
Carnations Dianthus Perennial Mid
Carob tree (Portuguese: Alfarrobeira) Ceratonia siliqua Tree None
Cistus (Rock Roses) (Portuguese: Roselha-grande) Cistus albidus Shrub None
Clementine trees Citrus reticulata Tree Mid
Common Box Buxus Shrub Mid
Crown of Thorns Eurphorbia milli Succulent Low
Daffodil Narcissus Bulb None
Damson tree Prunus domestica Tree None
Datura Brugmansia Tree/Shrub Low
Dew flower Drosanthemum candens Succulent Low
Dragon tree Dracaena Tree Low
Duranta Duranta erecta Shrub Mid
Dusty Miller Centaurea cineraria Perennial Low
Echeverias Echeverias Succulent Low
Fig tree Ficus Tree None
Firecracker plant or Coral Fountain Russelia equisetiformis Perennial Mid
Fountain grass Pennisetum setacum Grass Low
Freesia Freesia Bulb None
Gasteria Gasteria Succulent Low
Gazinia Gazinia Perennial Low
Geranium Pelargoniums Perennial Low
Gladioli Gladiolus Bulb None
Grape vine Vitis vinifera Vine None
Guara Guara lindheimeri Perennial Low
Haworthia Haworthia Succulent Low
Honeysuckle Lonicera Wall Shrub Low
Hyacinth Hyacinthus Bulb None
Italian buckthorn (Portuguese: Sanguinhos das sebes) Rhamnus alaternus Shrub Low
Ivy leaved geranium Pelargonium Perennial Low
Jacaranda tree Jacaranda Tree None
Jasmin (summer) Jasminum polyanthum Wall Shrub Low
Jasmin (winter) Jasminum nudiflorum Wall Shrub Low
Kalanchoe  (black speckle) Kalanchoe marmorata Succulent Low
Kalanchoe (furry leaf) Kalanchoe tomentosa Succulent Low
Kalanchoe (red leaf edges) Kalanchoe tubiflora Succulent Low
Kalanchoe (red) Kalanchoe luciae Succulent Low
Kalanchoe (trailing) Kalanchoe uniflora Succulent Low
Kumquats Citrus japonica Tree Low
Lampranthus Lampranthus Succulent Low
Lantana Lantana Shrub Mid
Laurustinus (Portuguese: Folhado) Viburnum tinus Shrub Low
Lavender (Portuguese: Rosmaninho) Lavandula Shrub Low
Lemon tree Citrus limon Tree Mid
Lemon verbena Aloysia citrodora Perennial Mid
Ligustrum Ligustrum japonicum Shrub Low
Loquat Eriobotrya japonica Tree/Shrub None
Marguerite (blue) Felicia amelloides Perennial Low
Marguerite (white) Argyranthemum Perennial Low
Marguerite (yellow) Argyranthemum frutescens Perennial Low
Mastic Pistacia lentiscus Shrub None
Melia tree Melia azedarach Tree Low
Mesembryanthemum Mesembryanthemum Succulent Low
Miniature pomegranites Punica Shrub None
Mint (herb) Menta Perennial Low
Money tree or Jade plant Crassula ovata Succulent Low
Montbretia Crocosmia Bulb None
Myoporum Myoporum Shrub Low
Myrtle (Portuguese: Murta) Myrtus communis Shrub Low
Nasturtium Tropaeolum Perennial None
Norfolk Pine Araucaria heterophylla Tree Mid
Odontonema Odontonema stricum Shrub Mid
Oleander Nerium oleander Tree/Shrub None
Oleaster Eleagnus ebbingei Shrub Low
Olive trees (Portuguese: Oliveira) Olea europaea Tree None
Orange trees Citrus ​sinensis Tree Mid
Origano (herb) Origanum vulgare Perennial Low
Ornamental Asparagus fern Asparagus densiflorus Perennial Low
Osteospurnum Osteospurnum Perennial Low
Pampas grass Cortaderia selloana Grass None
Paperwhite Narcissi Narcissus papyraceus Bulb None
Passionflower Passiflora Wall Shrub Low
Peach tree Prunus persica Tree Low
Pittosporum Pittosporum Shrub Low
Plumbago Plumbago Shrub Low
Pomegranite tree Punica granatum Tree None
Poppy Papaver rhoeas Perennial None
Potato bush Lycianthes rantonnetii Shrub Low
Prickly pear Opuntia Succulent None
Purple phlomis (Portuguese: Marioila) Phlomis purpurea Shrub Low
Rose Rosa Shrub Low
Rosemary (herb) (Portuguese: Alecrim) Rosmarinus officinalis Shrub None
Sage (herb) Salvia officinalis Perennial Low
Salvia (blue) Salvia guaraniticia Perennial Low
Salvia (red) Salvia microphyllum Perennial Low
Salt bush (Portuguese: Salgadeira) Atriplex halimus Shrub Low
Sedum Sedum Succulent Low
Semperivum Semperivum Succulent Low
Shrubby Hare's Ear (Portuguese: Beleza) Bupleurum frutiosum Shrub Low
Silk Tree Albezia Lophantha Tree None
Spanish broom (Portuguese: Giesta) Spartium junceum Shrub None
Star Jasmin Tracholospermum jasminoides Wall Shrub Low
Strawberry tree (Portuguese: Medronheiro) Arbutus unedo Tree/Shrub None
Sweet pea shrub Polygala dalmaisiana Shrub Low
Tangerine tree Citrus reticulata Tree Mid
Tecoma Tecoma alata Wall Shrub Low
Thyme (herb) (Portuguese: Tomilho) Thymus Perennial Low
Valerian Centrathus ruber

Perennial

Low

Verbena Verbena Perennial Mid
White iris Iris Perennial None
Yucca  (low growing) Yucca filamentosa Succulent Low
Yucca (sharp pointed) Yucca aloifolia Succulent Low
Yucca (variagated) Yucca gloriosa Succulent Low
Orange (or coral) aloe Aloe striata Succulent Low
Baby sun rose Aptenia cordifolia Succulent Low
Privet Ligustrum lucidum Tree None
Stonecrop Sedum tetractinum Succulent Low

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