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Carrotwood, Cupania
Provence Lavender
Weeping Myall, Weeping Acacia
Kangaroo Paws
New Zealand Flax
Carrotwood, Cupania

Common name:Carrotwood, Cupania
Botanical name:Cupaniopsis anacardioides

This evergreen tree will grow up to 40' high and has leathery, dark green leaves. When the trees approach maturity, yellow to orange fruit may be produced; it does well in wet soil.

Provence Lavender

Common name:Provence Lavender
Botanical name:Lavandula X intermedia 'Provence'

With tall 24"-30" stems, 'Provence' has true, lavender colored flowers that are fragrant and excellent for cutting. It flowers in early June and has large, gray green leaves.

Weeping Myall, Weeping Acacia

Common name:Weeping Myall, Weeping Acacia
Botanical name:Acacia pendula

Weeping Acacia is a small evergreen tree with a rounded crown of drooping pendulous branches dangling all the way to the ground. Narrow lance-shaped leaves are blue gray. Flowers are typically lemon yellow puff balls appearing April to May. It is interesting as an espalier. This tree is very distinctive and variable. It can eventually reach about 40' tall by 25' wide. It is an Australian native. Do not overwater.

Kangaroo Paws

Common name:Kangaroo Paws
Botanical name:Anigozanthos flavidus

This tender perennial is a clump-forming evergreen that produces fuzzy, yellow green flowers that bloom in spring and last for over 2 months.

New Zealand Flax

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.

Designer: Marilee Kuhlmann

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Photographer: GardenSoft

Soils and Compost:

Physical weed control, including mulching, or hand removal protects the watershed from harmful chemicals.

Integrated Pest Management:

Drip and other smart irrigation delivers water directly to roots, allowing no excess water for weeds.