Common name:Black or Honey Sage
Botanical name:Salvia mellifera
This woody shrub has fragrant, dark green leaves with blue, white, or lilac flowers that bloom in the spring and summer.
Common name:Scarlet Trumpet Vine
Botanical name:Distictis buccinatoria
This evergreen vine is highlighted by large, blood red, trumpet-shaped flowers with a yellow throat. These flowers will continue to appear throughout the warm months.
Common name:Winnifred Gilman Dark Blue Sage
Botanical name:Salvia clevelandii 'Winnifred Gilman'
The ' Winifred Gillman' Sage is a dense, compact sub-shrub that grows to 4'-5' tall and wide, and has a round form. It has blue flowers in spikes above the foliage in the spring and summer. This sub-shrub is native to California and is drought tolerant. -Cornflower Farms
Common name:Malva Rose, Island Tree Mallow
Botanical name:Lavatera assurgentiflora
This is a fast growing, evergreen, flowering shrub that works great as a foundation planting or windbreak. They require little maintenance other than occasional shearing to keep it dense.
Common name:Laurel Sumac
Botanical name:Malosma laurina
This evergreen shrub has dark green foliage that is red when it is young. This is a good plant for dry slopes.
|Designer: Ellen Mackey||
Mackey Garden 1
Maintain a two to four inch layer of mulch on the soil surface to reduce weeds, infiltrate rain water, and reduce compaction.
Drip and other smart irrigation delivers water directly to roots, allowing no excess water for weeds.