In the process of sanctification, the Spirit of God will strip me down until there is nothing left but myself, and that is the place of death. Am I willing to be myself and nothing more? Am I willing to have no friends, no father, no brother, and no self-interest— simply to be ready for death? That is the condition required for sanctification. — Oswald Chambers
15 Great Native Plants for Southwestern Gardens ----Autumn Sage Salvias are tough to beat just about everywhere. Autumn sage is an especially fine species that bears evergreen foliage and clusters of red, purple, pink, or violet flowers from late summer through autumn. Like most salvias, this is a favorite of butterflies and hummingbirds. Name: Salvia greggii Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 2 feet tall Zones: 7-9
Bells of Fire is a recent addition to the landscape world offering abundant clusters of bright red trumpets in spring and deep orange in the heat of summer. A fast grower, Bells of Fire reaches 4 ft tall and bushy usually in the first year in the ground. Great for desert landscapes in Arizona, California, and Las Vegas.