Common name: Papyrus, Egyptian Paper Reed
Botanical name: Cyperus papyrus
This tall, subtropical perennial bears clusters of filmy, narrow, thread-like leaflets on stalks to 6-8' tall. This plant requires average to heavy watering, and must be protected from hard frost. It makes an outstanding container plant, and is striking when used with cut flowers. The plant should be grown in sun to part shade, an will tolerate standing water. -Monterey Bay Nursery
Common name: Kangaroo Paws, Red
Botanical name: Anigozanthos hybrids
This tender perennial is a clump-forming evergreen that produces fuzzy, yellow green flowers that bloom in spring and last for over 2 months. Many sizes and varieties are available including yellow and pink flowers.
Common name: Bauer's Dracaena
Botanical name: Cordyline baueri
Bauer's Dracaena grows to 10' high, and is topped with a 5' wide crown of burgundy leaves. In summer, there are clusters of fragrant white flowers.
Common name: Purple Tree Aeonium
Botanical name: Aeonium arboreum 'Zwartkop'
Aeonium arboreum 'Zwartkop' is a succulent perennial that is used for accenting effect. Aeonium arboreum grows 3' tall and wide. Each branch has a 6"-8 " wide rosette of dark green, fleshy leaves.The flowers are yellow in clusters.
Common name: Fern Pine
Botanical name: Afrocarpus gracilior
Soft, narrow, pointed leaves on graceful arching branches characterize this plant. The foliage is gray green, and the plant can be used as an individual specimen, screen, or even a small tree.
|Designer: Brooke Dietrich||