Rabbit tobacco, Gnaphalium obtusifolium. an aromatic herb usually considered a field weed, shown with Esperanza, Tecoma stans. Gnaphalium is the host plant for American painted lady butterflies.
Look closely on the right to see little buds forming on Pride of Barbados, silhouetted against Castor Bean leaves.
Mexican Bush Sage, Salvia leucantha and some other pretties like melampodium have come through the drought fairly well. Periwinkles were late taking off, but they're pretty now.