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New Zealand Flax
Weeping Myall, Weeping Acacia
Orchid or Purple Rockrose
Grape Ivy
New Zealand Flax

Common name:New Zealand Flax
Botanical name:Phormium tenax

New Zealand Flax is a large, bold plant with stiffly vertical, sword-like, green leaves that arise from its base. It should be grown under full sun for best color. Varieties will offer different growth habits and leaf color.

Weeping Myall, Weeping Acacia

Common name:Weeping Myall, Weeping Acacia
Botanical name:Acacia pendula

Weeping Acacia is a small evergreen tree with a rounded crown of drooping pendulous branches dangling all the way to the ground. Narrow lance-shaped leaves are blue gray. Flowers are typically lemon yellow puff balls appearing April to May. It is interesting as an espalier. This tree is very distinctive and variable. It can eventually reach about 40' tall by 25' wide. It is an Australian native. Do not overwater.

Orchid or Purple Rockrose

Common name:Orchid or Purple Rockrose
Botanical name:Cistus X purpureus

Orchid rockrose is an evergreen shrub growing to 4' tall and wide, often shorter in stressful situations. The rosy-crimson flowers to 3" wide exhibit a dark purple blotch at the base of each petal, and bloom early to mid-summer. The flowers also feature a contrasting yellow cluster of stamens in the center. It does well in salt spray and cool winds. It is relatively long-lived, tolerant of heat and aridity as well as accepting many soil conditions. -Native Sons Nursery

Grape Ivy

Common name:Grape Ivy
Botanical name:Cissus rhombifolia

Cissus rhombifolia is an evergreen vine with beautiful, dark green leaves divided into diamond-shaped, toothed leaflets 1"-4" long. The veins on the leaf's undersides have reddish hairs, giving foliage a bronzy overtone. Outdoors, it grows to 20' high and can be trained on a support.

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Living Green Walkway

Photographer: GardenSoft

Soils and Compost:

Incorporate compost 6" into your soil to retain water, reduce compaction, feed earthworms, and provide valuable nutrients to your plants.

Integrated Pest Management:

Remove irrigation water and fertilizer from areas where you don't want weeds to grow.