Common name: Pacific Coast Irises
Botanical name: Iris Pacific Coast Hybrids
These Irises are 6"-18" tall and have clumps of grass-like foliage. The flowers are 3"-4" across; it makes good cut flowers and vary from white, yellow, lavender, purple, blue, and reddish purple.
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: Rock Purslane
Botanical name: Cistanthe grandiflora 'Jazz Time'
This perennial will grow 1'-3' tall and 2'-3' wide. It produces large, blue-green rosette, fleshy leaves. In spring and fall, 2" wide pink flowers emerge on delicate, thin 2' tall stalks. It prefers full or part sun, with well draining soil. Flowers last only 1 day! Rock Purslane needs occasional watering, once it's established.
Common name: Coast Sunflower, Coast Encelia
Botanical name: Encelia californica
Encelia californica is a fast growing woody subshrub with bright green foliage and yellow daisy-type flowers. It can be used effectively in the natural landscape with regular pruning to maintain form. It is more commonly used in native restoration work. In inland situations, it requires more regular water. It grows to 3'-5' tall and 3'-5' wide.
Common name: Spoon-Yucca
Botanical name: Dasylirion wheeleri
Spoon-Yucca requires little maintenance, as it tolerates drought, reflected heat and poor soils. It develops a short, thick trunk while reaching 6' tall and wide. Leaves are linear gray-green to 3' long and armed. During late spring and summer, erect stems of white creamy flowers are visible. It is a long lived shrub and slow-growing. It needs a well-drained site; it is cold and drought hardy.
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