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 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.
Common name: Tricolor Mountain Flax
Botanical name: Phormium cookianum hookeri 'Tricolor'
Standing 6' high, this variety of Phormium is yellow with green and light rose variegation.
Common name: Cape Rush
Botanical name: Chondropetalum tectorum
Chondropetalum tectorum has 3-4 ft. tall stems that shoot out in all directions from the roots. Each stem has papery bracts connected to the endes that turn from tan to dark drown, then fall off. Chondropetalum can grow in marshes, in the ground with regular watering, or in drought conditions.
Common name: Mexican Bush Sage
Botanical name: Salvia leucantha
The Mexican sage is a bushy shrub that grows 3-4 ft. tall and wide. It has hairy white stems, gray-green leaves and velvet like purple flower spikes that bloom summer through fall. This shrub tolerates sun, light shade, little water, and is hardy to 15 degrees F. The Mexican sage is drought tolerant and attracts hummingbirds. -Cornflower Farms
Common name: Common Blue Fescue, Blue Fescuegras
Botanical name: Festuca glauca
This groundcover/grass will grow less than 1' tall and has small, blue-green leaves.
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.
Common name: Cape or Monarch Daisy
Botanical name: Arctotis fastuosa alba
Vendium fatuosum is an annual. Produces orange flowers that have multi-petals and a large dark center.
Common name: Yellow Wave Flax
Botanical name: Phormium 'Yellow Wave'
This evergreen perennial is 3' high with clumping yellow/green variegation and weeping leaves.
Common name: Japanese Blood Grass
Botanical name: Imperata cylindrica 'Rubra'
This ground cover/grass can reach up to 3' tall and has green leaves that are reddish/maroon at the tips. High water needs, best used along riparian or pond areas, in wet soils, or on properties with high water tables.
Common name: Potato Vine
Botanical name: Solanum laxum
This twisting vine will grow 25' in length and has deciduous, glossy green leaves with blue and white flowers that are in constant bloom.
Common name: Shasta Daisy
Botanical name: Chrysanthemum maximum
The Shasta Daisy is a favorite for beds or cut flowers with its white flowers that are 4" across with yellow centers. These flowers are borne during the spring, summer, and fall months.
Well Mulched Shrub Border