Common name:Gazania, Treasure Flower
Botanical name:Gazania X rigens leucolaena 'Sun Gold'
This Gazania variety is a moderately fast growing, low ground cover with gray fuzzy leaves and bright yellow daisies held above the foliage. It prefers light soil, good drainage and full sun to light shade. Allow plants to be irrigated in mornings so that foliage is dry at dusk. It is tolerant and dependable for tough situations, needing only some additional irrigation during the hottest seasons.
Common name:New Zealand Flax
Botanical name:Phormium tenax
New Zealand Flax is a large, bold plant with stiffly vertical, sword-like, green leaves that arise from its base. It should be grown under full sun for best color. Varieties will offer different growth habits and leaf color.
Common name:Chinese or Evergreen Elm
Botanical name:Ulmus parvifolia
This evergreen tree will grow about 40'-60' tall and 50'-70' wide. It has leathery, dark green leaves and round fruit in the fall.
Common name:Trailing Lantana
Botanical name:Lantana montevidensis
Lavender flowers accent the trailing growth habit of this lantana. It is excellent for spilling over walls or down banks. Eventually will reach about 2' tall by 6' wide, size controlled by pruning and severity of winter. Full sun, drought tolerant. Native of South America. A rapid grower. Tolerates heat, smog and poor soil. Cold hardy to mid 20s but quick recovery. Fruit poisonous. Very attractive to butterflies.
Common name:Big Blue Lily Turf
Botanical name:Liriope muscari
Grass-like clumps of dark green leaves 1" wide up to 18" long ae found on the Liriope muscari. It can reach a height of 12-15", and dark blue flowers spikes can be seen held above the leaves during the summer. This is an excellent border, accent or ground cover plant that requires part shade exposure.
Invasive plants are non-native plant pests that can grow extensively because they are no longer controlled by natural predators. Invasive plants can escape from landscapes and aggressively invade wild land areas, destroying wildlife habitat and increasing the risk of fire and flooding.
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