Common name: Hot Lips Sage
Botanical name: Salvia 'Hot Lips'
Salvia 'Waverly' is a perennial shrub that reaches 3'-5' tall and wide. It needs full sun and medium amount of water. Pinkish white flowers bloom in the spring but this shrub has blossoms most of the year. This shrub will get knocked down to the ground when the first frost arrives; however, it will come back vigorously especially if pruned in February or March. Hummingbirds love the 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: Dymondia, Rock Ditty
Botanical name: Dymondia margaretae
This foliage is gray/green/silvery; it is a very dense, mat forming ground cover. It tolerates drought, cold, salt spray and poor soils. It's deep rooted and produces small, inconspicuous yellow flowers. Rock Ditty is great for use in between stepping stones or pavers.
Common name: Golden Breath Of Heaven
Botanical name: Coleonema pulchellum 'Sunset Gold'
Golden Breath of Heaven is a fine, textured, low growing shrub to 10" high and wide with bright yellow foliage. It is excellent for rock gardens. It is drought tolerant.
Common name: Orange Sedum
Botanical name: Sedum nussbaumeranian
This succulent perennial will grow best in a wall pot or hanging basket due to its long stems. It has light, gray green leaves that grow over one another to give off a "braided" look. The flowers are pink to deep red and bloom in spring and summer.
Common name: Pork And Beans
Botanical name: Sedum rubrotinctum
This ground cover will grow less than 1' tall and has small leaves that vary in color and are brownish bronze in the fall. Red and yellow flowers will bloom in spring and summer.
Common name: Blue Oat Grass
Botanical name: Helictotrichon sempervirens
The Blue Oat Grass is an evergreen, blue clumping grass that grows 12"-18" tall and wide. Its showy flowers are 1'-2' above the foliage. This plant looks good alone as well as in mass plantings. The blue oat grass likes dry hill sides and is drought tolerant.
Common name: Peppermint Tree, Willow Myrtle
Botanical name: Agonis flexuosa 'Jervais Bay After Dark'
This tree is known as the peppermint tree because of the scent of the leaves when they are crushed. It is an evergreen tree or large shrub. It has abundant, small white flowers in spring. It is a medium to fast grower to 25' or 35'.
|Designer: Denise Pulley||
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