Common name:Fraser Photinia
Botanical name:Photinia X fraseri
The Photina fraseri is an evergreen, medium-sized shrub with new foliage that is a glistening copper red color. It is excellent as a hedge, screen, or accent plant. It should be grown under conditions of sun.
Common name:Lily of the Nile
Botanical name:Agapanthus praecox ssp.orientalis
This evergreen groundcover/shrub will grow about 3' tall and has large green leaves with blue flowers ( there is a white variety) that bloom in spring and summer. It will grow in all soils but prefers loam soil.
Common name:Ivy Geranium
Botanical name:Pelargonium peltatum
Clouds of single flowers are produced from spring through fall on this plant, which should be planted in areas that receive part sun. -Monterey Bay Nursery
Common name:Nandina, Heavenly Bamboo
Botanical name:Nandina domestica
Nandina domestica is a graceful upright shrub that grows from 3 to 6' in height. It gets its name from its bamboo-like growth habit. When thinned from the center it bears a remarkable resemblance to bamboo. It is best used in groups. It can be used in a shaded patio or out in a shrub border with full sun. An interesting feature of Heavenly Bamboo is the bronze color in the new growth when planted in full sun. It also bears clusters of white flowers in the spring.
Common name:Saucer Magnolia
Botanical name:Magnolia X soulangiana
This medium-sized tree will grow 25-40' tall and has deciduous green leaves with pink flowers that bloom in the spring.
Sustainable landscaping is the use of design and maintenance practices that work harmoniously with your local climate and soils. A sustainable landscape is adapted to your area's rainfall patterns and can thrive with minimal watering. A sustainable landscape typically does not require pesticides or fertilizers and creates little or no waste.
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Patio and Agapanthus