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Blue Blossom Ceanothus
Golden Bamboo, Fish Pole Bamboo
Pink Breath Of Heaven
California Poppy, Golden Poppy
Cedros Island Verbena cv.
Gaiety Girl New Zealand Tea Tree
Blue Blossom Ceanothus

Common name: Blue Blossom Ceanothus
Botanical name: Ceanothus thyrsiflorus 'Skylark'

The blue blossom ceanothus is a shrub that has dark blue flower clusters that bloom profusely. This smaller growing selection grows to 6' high and 4'-6' wide. This shrub attracts butterflies, hummingbirds and beneficial insects. Its native counterpart can be found from sea level to 1500' elevations in mixed evergreen and redwood forests of the Coast Ranges. -Cornflower Farms

Golden Bamboo, Fish Pole Bamboo

Common name: Golden Bamboo, Fish Pole Bamboo
Botanical name: Phyllostachys aurea

This Bamboo will grow to about 25' tall and is drought tolerant with dense foliage. This running bamboo needs to be restricted or confined.

Pink Breath Of Heaven

Common name: Pink Breath Of Heaven
Botanical name: Coleonema pulchellum

Pink Breath of Heaven is a fine, textured, wispy shrub growing 5' high with tiny pink flowers and fragrant leaves. It blooms sporadically throughout the year. It needs good drainage and is drought tolerant. - Cornflower Farms

California Poppy, Golden Poppy

Common name: California Poppy, Golden Poppy
Botanical name: Eschscholzia californica

This small annual (sometimes acts as a perennial) plant will grow to less than 1' tall and has light, small blue green leaves with gold and orange flowers that bloom in spring and summer.

Cedros Island Verbena cv.

Common name: Cedros Island Verbena cv.
Botanical name: Verbena lilacina 'De La Mina'

Verbena lilacina 'De La Mina' is a selection introduced by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden. It is a fast-growing shrub that reaches 3' tall and 3' wide. Flowers are purple and fragrant and bloom all year long in coastal areas. These star-shaped flowers are held high above the mound shaped foliage. It does well in sun and part sun and is considered drought tolerant. It is a beautiful shrub that attracts butterflies.

Gaiety Girl New Zealand Tea Tree

Common name: Gaiety Girl New Zealand Tea Tree
Botanical name: Leptospermum scoparium 'Gaiety Girl'

New Zealand Tea Tree has small, needle-like green leaves with showy, 1/2" rose-like flowers in winter and spring. These shrubs can be thinned to enhance their attractive branch structure and flaking bark. They need very little water once established. 'Gaiety Girl' is a slow grower to 5' tall by 4' wide. It has reddish foliage with double flowers in pink and lilac.

Designer: Stephanie Blanc

Color Garden

Photographer: GardenSoft

Water Saving Tip:

Water before 9:00 a.m. and after 6:00 p.m.
Limit watering to 3 days a week