Common name:Ginkgo Tree, Maidenhair Tree
Botanical name:Ginkgo biloba
The Ginko biloba, with its distinct fan-shaped leaves, initially grows with a pyramidal habit, but later becomes wide-spreading. It is slow growing. Leaves turn golden yellow in the fall. Dropping fruit can be a nuisance but you can purchase a male plant to avoid the fruit. Ginkgo can also be used as bonsai. It is generally not bothered by insects or disease.
Common name:Germander Sage
Botanical name:Salvia chamaedryoides
Low mounding perennial with long bloom spreads by underground runners. Produces a small, silvery foliage which serves as a background for bright blue flowers. Bruised leaves have spicy fragrance. Native to eastern Mexico 7-9000' in desert habitat Grows to mature size of 2' tall and wide. Heaviest bloom in spring and early fall, intermittent throughout the rest of the season. Full sun, well drained site. No fertilizer. Drought tolerant.
|Designer: Johanna Woolcott Wild Gardens||
LA Courtyard Garden1
Physical weed control, including mulching, or hand removal protects the watershed from harmful chemicals.
Develop healthy soil for plants that are vigorous and naturally pest-resistant.