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Santa Barbara Daisy, Mexican Daisy
Apple Blossom Penstemon
Santa Cruz Island Buckwheat
Red Cross Kangaroo Paws
Azure or Russian Sage
Margarita Bop Foothill Penstemon
Lion's Tail
Santa Barbara Daisy, Mexican Daisy

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.

Apple Blossom Penstemon

Common name:Apple Blossom Penstemon
Botanical name:Penstemon hybrids 'Apple Blossom'

This Penstemon is a showy perennial that remains 2'-4' high. It has light pink, tubular blossoms on long flower spikes with white throats. It blooms from spring through the fall and is hardy to 15 degrees F. It is also drought tolerant, and attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. -Cornflower Farms

Santa Cruz Island Buckwheat

Common name:Santa Cruz Island Buckwheat
Botanical name:Eriogonum arborescens

Santa Cruz Island Buckwheat is a loosely branched shrub growing 2'-5' high and wide with shredding, gray to reddish colored bark, grayish foliage, and creamy pink spring flowers. It is a CA native, drought tolerant, attracts butterflies and beneficial insects. - Cornflower Farms.

Red Cross Kangaroo Paws

Common name:Red Cross Kangaroo Paws
Botanical name:Anigozanthos 'Red Cross'

Red Cross Kangaroo Paws has spectacular, tall (4'-5'), multi- branched stems with rich burgundy coloration on both flowers and stems. The flowers open to reveal a green interior. It is a good strong grower with very dark red flowers.- San Marcos Growers

Azure or Russian Sage

Common name:Azure or Russian Sage
Botanical name:Perovskia X atriplicifolia

This broad perennial will grow 3'-6' tall and has small, gray green leaves with blue violet flowers that bloom in the summer.

Margarita Bop Foothill Penstemon

Common name:Margarita Bop Foothill Penstemon
Botanical name:Penstemon heterophyllus 'Margarita Bop'

This is one of the easiest and most versatile California native plants. This is a hybrid Penstemon, which will produce beautiful, purple blue flowers through much of the year when spent flowers are removed. Foliage grows in low growing mats to 6"-8" tall and 12"-18" wide.

Lion's Tail

Common name:Lion's Tail
Botanical name:Leonotis leonorus

This is an upright shrub to about 6' tall and wide. Lion's Tail provides both lush greenery and a durable, drought-tolerant shrub. Tubular, bright orange flowers are produced from summer through fall. Plants thrive in desert heat, and can be grown in containers, so plants can be moved to sheltered locations for frost protection.

Designer: FormLA Landscaping

Hollywood View Garden 7

Photographer: GardenSoft

Soils and Compost:

Physical weed control, including mulching, or hand removal protects the watershed from harmful chemicals.

Integrated Pest Management:

Attract, or buy beneficial insects such as ladybugs and lacewings to control pest outbreaks in your garden.