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||
Maintain a two to four inch layer of mulch on the soil surface to reduce weeds, infiltrate rain water, and reduce compaction.
Drip and other smart irrigation delivers water directly to roots, allowing no excess water for weeds.