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Technicolor Range
Southern Sword Fern
New Zealand Flax
Red Damask Tea Tree
Australian-Dracaena
Hidcote Lavender
Eulalia or Maiden Grass
Windmill Palm, Hemp Palm
Common Garden Canna
Helene Strybing Manuka Tea Tree
Southern Sword Fern

Common name:Southern Sword Fern
Botanical name:Nephrolepis cordifolia

Nephrolepis cordifolia is tough and easy to grow. This fern has bright green, narrow, upright fronds in tufts to 2-3 ft. tall. Fronds have closely spaced, finely toothed leaflets.

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.

Red Damask Tea Tree

Common name:Red Damask Tea Tree
Botanical name:Leptospermum scoparium 'Red Damask'

Leptospermum sco. is an evergreen shrub or tree. 1/2 in. flowers are showy. Branches densely set with needlelike green leaves.

Australian-Dracaena

Common name:Australian-Dracaena
Botanical name:Cordyline australis

Cordyline australis is a evergreen shrub that grows 12' to 30' tall and 10' to 15' wide with sword-like leaves. It likes full sun, and is very tolerant of heat and drought. It will live in any type of soil that is well drained. Cut back to develop multiple trunks. Naturalizes along coast.

Hidcote Lavender

Common name:Hidcote Lavender
Botanical name:Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote'

This is a slow growing lavender that grows to 1ft. tall with deep purple flowers. It is drought tolerant, attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. -Cornflower Farms

Eulalia or Maiden Grass

Common name:Eulalia or Maiden Grass
Botanical name:Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus'

The 'Gracillimus' is a taller variety, often growing to 6-8' tall with delicate feathery plumes and very thin graceful leaves. It should receive sun to part shade, and average to little summer watering. -Monterey Bay Nursery M

Windmill Palm, Hemp Palm

Common name:Windmill Palm, Hemp Palm
Botanical name:Trachycarpus fortunei

This easy-to-grow palm of medium height will mature to a size of 30', and its slender trunk is covered with dense, heavy fiber topped with a crown of rich green, fan-shaped leaves.

Common Garden Canna

Common name:Common Garden Canna
Botanical name:Canna X generalis Assorted Varieties

These lilies will grow anywhere from about 2-5' tall and have large dark green or bronzy green leaves with flowers that come in a variety of beautiful colors and that bloom spring to fall.

Helene Strybing Manuka Tea Tree

Common name:Helene Strybing Manuka Tea Tree
Botanical name:Leptospermum scoparium 'Helene Strybing'

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. 'Helene Strybing' grows 6-10' tall by 5-8' wide. It has an open structure with deep pink blooms.

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Photographer: GardenSoft

Soils and Compost:

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

Integrated Pest Management:

Drip and other smart irrigation delivers water directly to roots, allowing no excess water for weeds.