Common name:Pygmy Date Palm, Roebelin Palm
Botanical name:Phoenix roebelenii
This tree will grow to about 10' tall and has dark green, spiny petiole foliage. It does well in full sun to heavy shade; it likes moderate to heavy irrigation, but can take periods of dryness.
Common name:Iceberg Floribunda Rose
Botanical name:Rosa 'Iceberg'
This is a shrub rose (there are climbing varieties) with an abundance of fragrant, medium sized, white blooms. It is one of the most popular roses and very tough.
Common name:California Fan Palm
Botanical name:Washingtonia filifera
California Fan Palm is the only palm native to California. It populates the areas along the San Andreas Fault where desert water has seeped to the surface and formed springs. It grows to 60' tall and 20' wide. It has light green fronds 3'-6' long. One of the most common uses of the palms fronds by Native Californians was in forming housing and thatched Ramadas. Fronds and frond fiber were also used to make sandals, cordage, nets and mats.
Botanical name:Bougainvillea spectabilis
This species is hardy and vigorous, with a showy, ornamental display of purple color. It blooms well in areas with cool summers.
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:Eugenia Brush Cherry
Botanical name:Syzgium paniculatum
Eugenia is a large, broad shrub can reach 25'+ tall and has small, dark green leaves with white flowers that bloom throughout the seasons. Berry fruit can be a problem if it falls onto cars as they may get stained.
General Garden Shots 17
Incorporate compost 6" into your soil to retain water, reduce compaction, feed earthworms, and provide valuable nutrients to your plants.
Attract, or buy beneficial insects such as ladybugs and lacewings to control pest outbreaks in your garden.