Common name: Brown Sedge
Botanical name: Carex testacea
Brown Sedge is an evergreen perennial that reaches 2' tall bearing very narrow, coppery brown leaves splitting to hair-like threads at their tips, and continuing to grow to 4'-8' in length. This plant should be grown in sun with little or no summer watering.
Common name: New Zealand Flax
Botanical name: Phormium tenax
New Zealand Flax is a large, bold plant with stiffly vertical, sword-like, olive green leaves that arise from its base, reaching 8'-10' tall. Leaves are 3"-4" wide. Orange red flowers appear on stalks, high above the leaves in spring. It can be grown in full sun to light shade. This hardy plant can be grown near the coast or in hot inland areas. It does better with regular irrigation.
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: Rainbow Fescue
Botanical name: Festuca amethystima 'Superba'
The Rainbow Fescue is a hardy fescue with fine, blue green foliage that grows 8" tall. It has spring flowers that are 12" above the foliage. This fescue is a very showy, neat grass for sunny spots during spring and fall. The Rainbow Fescue is drought tolerant.
Common name: Yellow Bells, Yellow Elder
Botanical name: Tecoma stans
This semi-deciduous shrub or small tree will grow 12' high x 6' wide and produces beautiful bell-like flowers that bloom in spring and fall.
Common name: Red Cross Kangaroo Paws
Botanical name: Anigozanthos 'Red Cross'
Red Cross Kangaroo Paws has showy, tall (4'-5'), multi- branched stems with rich red color on both flowers and stems. The flowers have a green interior. It is fast growing.
Common name: Blue Fescue
Botanical name: Festuca glauca
This ground cover/grass will grow less than 1' tall and has small, blue green leaves.
|Designer: Katie Cool||