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Matilija Poppy
Mexican Weeping Bamboo
Purple Smoke Tree
Chinese Wisteria
Red Fringe Flower
Incense Cedar
Hollywood Twisted Juniper, Hollywoo
Matilija Poppy
White Gaura
California Coffee Berry
Matilija Poppy

Common name:Matilija Poppy
Botanical name:Romneya coulteri

Crowned by white poppies, this high-impact, spreading gray-green perennial stands statuesque at 5-8" tall. It is best used where its scale and habit will not overpower, and it requires no summer water and thrives on dry alluvial slopes..

Mexican Weeping Bamboo

Common name:Mexican Weeping Bamboo
Botanical name:Otatea acuminata aztecorum

An exotic plant that has tall fronds that sway in the wind like a kelp bed forest.

Purple Smoke Tree

Common name:Purple Smoke Tree
Botanical name:Cotinus coggygria 'Purpureus'

A deciduous shrub or small tree that grows up to 10' tall, the purpureus is grown for its wispy, thread-like flower clusters and outstanding fall color. Its foliage has a redish purple color that turns somewhat green in summer. The plant requires sun to part shade, with little or no summer water. -Monterey Bay Nursery

Chinese Wisteria

Common name:Chinese Wisteria
Botanical name:Wisteria sinensis

While the sinensis is similar to the floribunda, it bears more rounded, full clusters of strongly fragrant flowers which open more or less all at once. There are usually 13-15 leaflets per leaf, and they require full sun and average to little watering. It comes in many colors in the blues, whites and purples.-Monterey Bay Nursery

Red Fringe Flower

Common name:Red Fringe Flower
Botanical name:Loropetalum chinese 'Rubrum'

Red Fringe Flower is a 6-12' shrub with arching branches and light green and reddish leaves .

Incense Cedar

Common name:Incense Cedar
Botanical name:Calocedrus decurrens

The cedar is an attractive, stiff, narrow evergreen tree which has a columnar growing pattern and maintains a central leader. The foliage is comprised of imbricate-scales, while the coarse bark has an attractive cinnamon red-brown coloring. The cedar retains its color in winter and under good cultiral conditons, will maintain its foliage to the ground. It serves as an effective screening evergreen, and contrasts well with Maples and other deciduous trees and flowering plants.

Hollywood Twisted Juniper, Hollywoo

Common name:Hollywood Twisted Juniper, Hollywoo
Botanical name:Juniperus chinensis 'Kaizuka'

This wild-looking tree will give an artistic Japanese accent to any setting. It has an upright habit which includes broad, shrubby branches that spread irregularly but gracefully.

Matilija Poppy

Common name:Matilija Poppy
Botanical name:Romneya coulteri

Crowned by white poppies, this high-impact, spreading gray-green perennial stands statuesque at 5-8" tall. It is best used where its scale and habit will not overpower, and it requires no summer water and thrives on dry alluvial slopes..

White Gaura

Common name:White Gaura
Botanical name:Gaura lindheimeri

White Gaura is a profusely flowering perennial for all zones that grows 2-4ft. high. It has pink buds that open to showy white flowers in spring and fall. It needs full sun and is drought tolerant. -Cornflower Farms

California Coffee Berry

Common name:California Coffee Berry
Botanical name:Rhamnus californica

The California coffeeberry is an evergreen shrub that reaches 6-8 ft. high. It grows inland and has large green to black berries between in late summer. This shrub tolerates sun or partial shade in all soil types. The California coffeeberry is a native to California and is drought tolerant. It is a beneficial insect plant and attracts butterflies. -Cornflower Farms

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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:

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