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New Mexico

New Mexico

Selecting plants suited to the climate of New Mexico is a key step to success.

A plant's performance is governed by many climate related factors including the length of the growing season, the amount of rainfall, winter lows, summer highs, wind or humidity. Various initiatives have taken place to determine how well plants would withstand the cold winter temperatures (Plant Hardiness Zones) or when plants would start suffering from the heat (Plant Heat Zones). A more sophisticated approach has been followed by Sunset which defines Climate Zone Maps based not only on hardiness or heat tolerance, but also on precipitations, wind, humidity and various other climate related factors.

New Mexico belongs to Climate Zones 1-3 and 10. If you know your climate zone, find the best plants or exciting garden ideas for your geographic area.




A Spectacular and Long-Lasting Spring Border idea For Weeks of Display

Designed by the renowned international landscape designer, Jacqueline van der Kloet, for Keukenhof - where over seven million bulbs are planted, offering a glorious decor, rich of colors and fragrances - this soft and tender combination of tulips and daffodils truly reflects Jacqueline's art at uniquely painting landscapes with her bulbs' palette, in a much more casual and feminine way than her predecessors

A Spectacular Spring Border Idea with Brilliant Tulips and Cotinus

Create spectacular spring borders like this one. Underplant the spectacular Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple' (Smokebush) with the glowing blossoms of Tulip 'Orange Emperor' for a magnificent display in early to mid spring.

A Spectacular Spring Border Idea with Double Early Tulips & Muscari

A festive and fragrant marriage of tulips and muscari!

A Spectacular Spring Border Idea with Scarlet Tulips and Cotinus

Create spectacular spring borders like this one. Underplant the spectacular Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple' (Smokebush) with the fiery red blossoms of Tulip 'Couleur Cardinal' for a magnificent display in early to mid spring.

A Spectacular Spring Border Idea with Single Late Tulips

A classy, timeless and elegant arrangement!

A Spectacular Spring Border Idea with Tulip 'Ancilla' & Crocus 'Remembrance'

This spectacular bulb combination will happily cheer up your garden in early spring prior to the blooming of the majority of the perennials

A Spectacular Spring Border Idea with Tulip 'Ballerina' & Tulip 'Purple Dream'

Be prepared for a terrific color explosion in your late spring garden!

A Spectacular Spring Border Idea with Tulip 'Ballerina' & Tulip 'Red Shine'

Wow. Such a spectacular spring border! Easy to replicate and low maintenance

A Spectacular Spring Border Idea with Tulip 'Ballerina', Tulip 'Gavota' and Daffodils

Such an explosion of color is easy to re-create at home. So get prepared for a dramatic show in your mid-late spring garden!

A Spectacular Spring Border Idea with Tulip 'Heart's Delight' & Crocus 'Remembrance'

A fabulous flower carpet in early spring! Prior to the blooming of the majority of the perennials, the crocuses will be happily and busily cheering up the garden

A Spectacular Spring Border Idea with Tulip 'Zurel' & Wallflowers

Pure enchantment! Underplant tulips with low-growing flowers that blossom simultaneously. The long-stemmed tulips will emerge from a frothy bed of blooms.

A Spectacular Spring Border Idea with Tulips, Daffodils & Bleeding Hearts!

Over delicate clouds of pink Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spectabilis) and elegantly dancing like ballerinas, are 3 romantic tulip cultivars interplanted with a beautiful daffodil variety, creating a fascinating display in the late spring garden

A Spectacular Summer Planting Idea with Dahlia, Zinnia, Chinese Aster and Ammi visnaga

This desirable and long-lasting summer border is fairly easy to replicate in order to be enjoyed at home. If kept regularly dead-headed, this striking plant combination should last until frost!

A Spectacular Summer Planting Idea with Dahlia, Zinnia, Rudbeckia and Ammi visnaga

This desirable and long-lasting summer border is fairly easy to replicate and includes spectacular ingredients