Common name:Society Garlic
Botanical name:Tulbaghia violacea
This clumping perennial will grow less than 1' tall and has narrow, blue green leaves. Clusters of lavender flowers bloom in spring and summer. Leaves and flowers have a distinct onion or garlic smell if crushed.
Common name:Hybrid White Rockrose
Botanical name:Cistus X hybridus
This is a small evergreen shrub with 2 in. long gray-green crinkly leaves. It has pure white flowers with prominant yellow stamens . It is produced throughout the spring to early summer. Avoid heavy mulches. Also sold as Cistus corbariensis.
Common name:Purple and White Pacific Coast Iris
Botanical name:Iris Pac. Coast Hybrid 'Purple and White
This iris is an evergreen perennials for sun or shade. It is hardy to 0-10 F. It has spring flowers. It is a California Native and is drought tolerant. - Cornflower Farms
Common name:Sentinel Manzanita
Botanical name:Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Sentinel'
This Vine Hill Manzanita grows 6-8' high and 5-8' wide, has rose/white flowers, and is upright. Good soil drainage is essential.
Common name:Oregon Grape
Botanical name:Mahonia aquifolium
Exhibiting erect growth, this evergreen shrub grows to a height of 6'. The leaves are 4-10" long, with 5-9 very spiny-tooted, oval, leaflets that are 1 1/2" in length.
Common name:Eaton Canyon Dwarf Fountain Grass
Botanical name:Pennisetum 'Eaton Canyon'
This grass will grow 2-3' tall and has red or bronze colored stems that are very slender and topped red/ purple whips.
Common name:Ribbonleaf Japanese Maple
Botanical name:Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum'
This Japanese Maple grows as a small, deciduous tree complete with palmate leaves that turn red and endure for the entire season.
Common name:Coast Redwood
Botanical name:Sequoia sempervirens
This fast-growing, aromatic tree has soft, dark green foliage with long needles appearing in flat sprays and brown, barrel-shaped cones that appear after 1 year. Its soft, red-brown bark is fiberous and furrowed. Particularly after mechanical damage, this tree will stump sprout to form new, young trees around the stump. Avoid planting in areas of high foot traffic.
Common name:Blackstem Pittosporum, Tawhiwhi
Botanical name:Pittosporum tenuifolium
This medium-sized evergreen shrub has medium green leaves with black stems. Its pleasing texture and narrow, upright growth make this a fine hedge or screen. It is easy to grow in soils with good drainage. Many new cultivars are being introduced with smaller, variegted and/or multi-colored foliage.
Mulch can be any material that can be placed on the surface of the soil to conserve moisture and prevent weeds from growing.
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