Common name: Santa Barbara Daisy, Mexican Daisy
Botanical name: Erigeron karvinskianus
This low mounding perennial, with fine leaves and white to pinkish, daisy-like flowers, is an excellent asset to rock gardens.
Common name: Pork And Beans
Botanical name: Sedum X rubrotinctum
This ground cover will grow less than 1' tall and has small leaves that vary in color and are brownish bronze in the fall. Red and yellow flowers will bloom in spring and summer.
Common name: Golden Breath Of Heaven
Botanical name: Coleonema pulchellum 'Sunset Gold'
Golden Breath of Heaven is a fine, textured, low growing shrub to 10" high and wide with bright yellow foliage. It is excellent for rock gardens. It is drought tolerant.
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: Variegated Century Plant
Botanical name: Agave americana 'Variegata'
This Agave has a creamy yellow margins around the edge of the leaves. It will grow 6'-10' tall by up to 13' wide. It is native to Mexico. It has a very open growth habit, with leaves that recurve along their length.
Common name: Olive
Botanical name: Olea europaea
This broad tree will grow to 40' tall and has small, gray green leaves with fleshy black fruit that appears in fall. Purchase fruitless varieties to avoid the mess.
Common name: California Fuchsia, Zauschneria
Botanical name: Epilobium canum
The California fuchsia is a perennial with dense, narrow, green gray foliage and red orange summer flowers. The growth habit of this plant is sprawling and low. The California fuchsia is native to California, is drought tolerant, and attracts hummingbirds.
Common name: Spanish Lavender
Botanical name: Lavandula stoechas
This dense shrub grows 2'-3' tall with blue gray foliage and deep purple flowers that have large showy bracts near the top of the spikes. It is drought tolerant .
Common name: Goose Creek Wild Mock Orange
Botanical name: Philadelphus lewisii 'Goose Creek'
This plant is a showy shrub with arching trunks that reach up to 8' tall. It develops fragrant, fully double, white flowers in the summer. It prefers sun and moist soils and is hardy to 0 degrees F. This shrub is native to CA.
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