I'll showcase many tough, evergreen plants during the balance of the cool season, since my locale's "xeriscapes" are especially devoid of them. We'll move way beyond the landscape version of the Myth of Santa Fe, as well as it's catalog-inspired version of desert phobia.
From one season of interest into all-year interest.
Chisos Rosewood / Vauquelinia corymbosa var. angustifolia: