Choosing the best plants for Phoenix weather must consider several factors. The year round sunshine and dry climate affects what foliage can thrive. Your time to water, fertilize and maintain flowering plants or perennials should be kept in mind.
A garden is a mini-ecosystem and planting invasive species can crowd out native plants, while introducing pests, such as beetles or aphids. Of course, buying new plants should match your budget, which includes installation and follow up care.