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Incense Cedar
Canary Island Pine
California or Golden Poppy
White Lady Marguerite
Lily of the Nile
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 scale needles, while the coarse bark has an attractive cinnamon red-brown coloring. The cedar typically retains its color in winter. It serves as an effective screening. It will slowly grow to 30' tall and 15' wide. Small brown cones appear in summer. Foliage is aromatic when brushed. It has low watering needs once it's established.

Canary Island Pine

Common name:Canary Island Pine
Botanical name:Pinus canariensis

This graceful, slender-growing pine has a pyramidal form, reaching 50'-70' tall. Its needles are 12" long and drooping in bundles of 3. The foliage is a blue-green color, maturing to a dark green shade. Needles do drop periodically, creating litter. Flowers are insignificant. Cones appear in the spring.

California or Golden Poppy

Common name:California or 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.

White Lady Marguerite

Common name:White Lady Marguerite
Botanical name:Chrysanthemum frutescens 'White Lady'

This perennial has bright green foliage with toothed edges. It quickly reaches 4'-5' tall and can spread 3'-4' wide. It produces an abundance of round, pure white flowers in summer and fall. This plant is heat tolerant but not cold tolerant. It does well in containers. It is not long live, lasting 2-3 years.. It prefers full sun and well draining soil. Cut spent flowers to refresh plant.

Lily of the Nile

Common name:Lily of the Nile
Botanical name:Agapanthus praecox ssp. orientalis

This evergreen shrub will grow about 3' tall and has large green leaves with blue flowers that bloom in spring and summer. It will grow in all soils but prefers loam soil. It can be grown in sun or shade. Lily of the Nile prefers a moderate amount of water; established plants have low water use.

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Rolling Walkway

Photographer: GardenSoft

Water Saving Tip:

Group plants in your garden according to their water needs (hydrozone).