Rhus ovata is also known as Sugar Bush and sometimes is called Sugar Sumac.Rhus ovata is considered an evergreen shrub to a small tree.It is native to Southern California, Arizona and Baja California and grows in the chaparral of dry canyons.Sugar Bush can grow to twelve feet tall and produces large white flower clusters in the spring.Rhus ovatahas large leathery leaves.It likes sun and little or no water once it gets established.
Rhus ovata tolerates clay soils and can be used as a screen, a hedge or as a specimen plant. Another positive attribute is that it doesn’t require much maintenance.Finally, the fruits are edible.
Euonymus j. 'Silver King' is an upright, broadleaf evergreen shrub with large, leathery green leaves having silvery-white to cream-colored margins. 'Silver King' requires partial sun to shade and prefers moist soil when planted in full sun. Inconspicuous greenish white flowers are sometimes followed by pink fruits. 'Silver King' grows 3 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
Parthenocissus t. Veitch, a colorful variety of Boston Ivy, has shallow-lobed leaves that create a jagged appearance. It is a clinging deciduous vine that is most well-known for amazing fall foliage colors. The color display is rich and intense with scarlet, purple-red, yellow and orange hues with the onset of fall. After the colorful leaves fall, its berries remain decorative until they also fall. Boston Ivy tolerates the dust, pollution and air quality of a busy city environment.It’s a good choice for walls or fences in city gardens. Parthenocissus t. Veitch is considered more of a decorative plant than the normal species Parthenocissus tricuspidata.
Veitch provides a textured covering suitable for any large surface that receives sun.Parthenocissus t. Veitch prefers moist, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.
Perennial plant with finely divided, bright green, aromatic foliage. The flowers bloom in flat clusters in shades of pink on stems up to 2' tall' requires full sun, moderate to little water when established.
Cordyline Sundance is a palm-like, sub-tropical tree that grows with an upright habit. The leaves have a very thin stripe of pink down the middle, terminating at the leaf's base. It produces large clusters of small, sweet-scented flowers in late spring to summer. Full coastal sun to light shade with shade protection in hotter inland gardens. Drought tolerant in coastal gardens. Regular irrigation inland. It offers a “tropical” look. Also makes a great container plant.
Handsome, aromatic foliage; Red bottlebrush-like blooms, Sun to partial shade. Callistemon 'Little John' otherwise known as Dwarf Callistemon. It is a small evergreen shrub growing to a 3 feet high / 3 feet wide rounded mound with narrow 3 inch long bluish gray-green leaves and flowers of blood red bristle stamens that appear throughout the year. Peak bloom time is early summer through fall.
Plant in full sun to light shade. Village Nurseries finds this to be drought tolerant in coastal gardens but it tolerates and performs best with some irrigation. Hardy to about 20-25 degrees F. A great small Bottlebrush for massing or as a foundation plant.
Melaleuca and Callistemon have long been noted as closely related. Callistemon stamens are free and those of Melaleuca are in bundles. The two genera have recently been combined into the genus Melaleuca.
Prunus S. Pendula is an ornamental cherry tree native to Japan.It grows with a somewhat weeping form 15 to 25 feet tall bearing light pink to rose-pink flowers blooming in late winter to early spring before its leaves emerge. The flowers are sometimes followed by small rounded fruits in some years.Prunus S. Pendula displays graceful, long weeping boughs that sway in a breeze. The large buds open to double pink flowers. It is often planted as a focal point tree and is also used in pairs to frame an entryway.
There are very few trees as beautiful as Prunus S. Pendula.It may also be used in flower beds and borders and is considered especially nice for water gardens and reflective pools.Prunus S. Pendula usually needs to be protected from hot afternoon sun, drying Santa Ana winds and strong breezes.
Anigozanthos 'Yellow' (Kangaroo Paw) is a perennial that grows in clumps with sword like leaves up to 4' tall and wide. The flowers are spikes of fuzzy, tubular long-lived blooms in bright yellow. The blooms start in late spring and continue well into fall in Southern California. The flowers attract hummingbirds. Anigozanthos do best in full sun, well-drained soil and regular irrigation.
Echeveria 'Perle Von Nürnberg' is a rosette forming succulent that draws considerable interest in the color of its. They are a pale gray/brown with pink highlights and a pastel white “dusting” of color. The leaves overlap in wide solitary rosettes that produce a slender stem. The flowers are a corral pink color on the exterior with a yellow interior.
Echeveria 'Perle Von Nürnberg’ should be planted in soil with good drainage in full sun or shade. The colors in the leaves are more pronounced when exposed to bright light. Irrigation is occasional. Hardy to 25°F. This hybrid echeveria is tolerant of a fairly wide range of conditions including regular irrigation, moderate frost, inland heat and shade. It looks most attractive when it receives full sun. Echeveria 'Perle Von Nürnberg' is a ‘hybrid’ Echeveria.
Ceanothus g. ‘Louis Edmunds’ is a mounding evergreen shrub, 3' tall X 6' wide. It resembles 'Carmel Creeper' but larger. If the edges are pruned the plant can become a hedge 6 ft. tall with very wide footprint. Use as a hedge row, a very large groundcover or as a shrub-mound. The foliage is deep green. The flowers are blue but not spectaular. It is tolerant of clay, alkalinity and even sandy soil.
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