The desert landscape is nothing if not textured and unique. If you want to create a desert landscape, then you will need some desert landscaping plants. These are several desert landscaping plants to use that can seem like a little touch of magic. This is because they will enable anyone to have a visually appealing and interesting desert landscape that can survive the hottest, driest conditions and requires minimal maintenance. One of the most reliable types of desert landscaping plants that you can use is a cactus. You may be surprised to discover that there are an amazing number of different cacti available for landscaping purposes. Some are quite small and colorful while others can grow to sizes that are very large. You can use a large or unusual shaped cactus plant as a focal point in your landscape design but be aware that you should never over-water these desert wonders.
Another good desert landscaping plants is Aloe Vera plants. Aloe Vera plants are not only able to grow heartily in these dry climates, but you can also break off a leaf from the plant when you have sunburn or rashes to soothe the skin with the gel that oozes out. Although these plants do need a bit of water and maintenance they can weather long periods of drought and heat without sustaining great damage. After all, always select a local species. This way you will ensure utmost beauty of your desert landscaping.