What types of plants and trees grow well in Arizona in fall / winter?

Evergreen Turf
by Evergreen Turf
Here is a breakdown of the top 10 plants and trees that grow well in Arizona during the fall and winter: http://evergreenturf.com/Tucson-Sod-Tips-5-Plants-and-Trees-that-Grow-Well-in-Arizona-in-Fall.php
Feather Bush - This bush works well planted next to backyard pools. It has a lush appearance once full grown and does not need much water to thrive.
Texas Olive - This shrub works great in any backyard or garden and produces a very pretty white flower. It grows slowly and has a solid trunk.
Desert Willow - The desert willow is most popular for its flowers, which come in trumpet shaped shades of white, pink and purple.
Mediterranean Fan Palm - This plant needs moderate amounts of water to survive and can tolerate low temparatures. It has a slow growth rate and blooms cream-colored flowers during the summer.
Canyon Hackberry - This tree can tolerate temperatures dropping down to 0 F. It grows in a sprawling type of manner and produces humble green flowers in the spring.
Anacacho Orchid Tree - This is a small tree and works great on a patio or other small area. The leaves are shaped like butterflies and they do not leave a lot of mess on the ground when they start to die.
White Thorn Acacia - This tree does not need much water and has a slow growth rate. It will flower in the spring and summer and produces yellow puff ball flowers. As a bonus, this tree attracts birds.
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  • Margaret C Margaret C on Mar 12, 2014
    Jacarandas are also beautiful trees that do well in the Phoenix area.
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    • Evergreen Turf Evergreen Turf on Mar 23, 2014
      @Debe Jacaranda's need at least 6 hours of direct sunlight a day to bloom. If you have any other trees that are blocking the sunlight you can prune them back. Sandy soil also works best for these trees, so if you need to, try adding a bit of sand into the planting hole. Finally, if you are using fertilizer on any grass growing near and under your Jacaranda tree, you should stop. The nitrogen found in lawn fertilizers can prevent trees from flowering. Hope this helps!
  • Iam11638827 Iam11638827 on Sep 14, 2016
    Thanks to both of you!!