Common name:New Zealand Flax, Wings of Gold
Botanical name:Phormium 'Wings of Gold'
The Phormium is a dwarf, growing to only 2'-3' tall. The stiff, vertical leaves are olive green in color with a yellow margin. It should be grown under full to part sun.
Common name:Blue Fescue
Botanical name:Festuca glauca
This ground cover/grass will grow less than 1' tall and has small, blue green leaves.
Common name:Amazing Red Flax
Botanical name:Phormium 'Amazing Red'
Phormium 'Amazing Red' is an evergreen perennial. It is a 2' tall, dramatic plant composed of many swordlike, stiffly vertical leaves in a fan pattern. Leaves are dark reddish brown in color.
Common name:Compact Karo
Botanical name:Pittosporum crassifolium 'Compactum'
Pittosporum crassifolium 'Nana' is an evergreen shrub or tree. It can reach 25' tall and 20' wide in 8-10 years. Branches are densely clothed in gray green, with 1"-2" long leaves that have rounded ends. It produces maroon flowers in late spring.
Common name:Dwarf Morning Glory
Botanical name:Convolvulus sabatius
Convolvulus sabaticus is a perennial that grows 1'-2' high, with branches that spread to 3' or more. It produces blue to lavender flowers with blooms of 1"-2" wide. The soft, evergreen leaves are 1/2" to 1.5" long.
Common name:Rocky Point Ice Plant
Botanical name:Malephora lutea
Succulent, bright green leaves provide a lush backdrop for yellow daisy flowers. It blooms off and on nearly all year with short breaks in winter and summer. It grows to about 10" tall and 3'-4' wide. It can burn back in very hot summer but regrows quickly.
Common name:Climbing Rose
Botanical name:Rosa Climbing varieties
With its dark green foliage and fragrant flowers with full and double blooms, this upright shrub is generally grown as a vine or pillar rose. Climbing varieties come in many colors.
|Designer: Marilee Kuhlmann||
Physical weed control, including mulching, or hand removal protects the watershed from harmful chemicals.
Remove irrigation water and fertilizer from areas where you don't want weeds to grow.