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Early Sunrise Coreopsis/Tickseed
Bowles Mauve Wallflower
Dwarf Vinca or Periwinkle
California Sagebrush
California or Golden Poppy
Garden Nasturtium
Concha Ceanothus, California Lilac
Spanish Lavender
Early Sunrise Coreopsis/Tickseed

Common name:Early Sunrise Coreopsis/Tickseed
Botanical name:Coreopsis grandiflora 'Early Sunrise'

The 'Early Sunrise' is a wonderful cultivar and showy, southern U.S. native. Semi-double, deep yellow flowers that flush to orange-yellow near the center on 18" tall bushy plants bloom from June to September in full sun and average to dry soils. It makes for good cut flowers, and pruning keeps the plants abundant with blooms. -Holland WIldflower Farm

Bowles Mauve Wallflower

Common name:Bowles Mauve Wallflower
Botanical name:Erysimum 'Bowles Mauve'

This shrubby evergreen perennial reaches a size of 3' tall and 6' wide with narrow, dark foliage and a dense habit. Its flowers always emerge as mauve purple, and are produced on 4' tall stalks. Blooms throughout warm months. It can bloom continuously in mild climates. It should receive sun to part shade, with little or no summer watering. It is hardy to frost.

Dwarf Vinca or Periwinkle

Common name:Dwarf Vinca or Periwinkle
Botanical name:Vinca minor

This groundcover will grow less than 1' tall and has small, glossy, dark green leaves with blue, purple, lavender, or white flowers that bloom in the spring.

California Sagebrush

Common name:California Sagebrush
Botanical name:Artemisia californica

The California sagebrush is an evergreen medium sized, gray green aromatic shrub. The foliage has wispy soft texture.This shrub is native to CA, is drought tolerant, and attracts butterflies. This is a highly combustible plant. ~Cornflower Farms

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.

Garden Nasturtium

Common name:Garden Nasturtium
Botanical name:Tropaeolum majus

This garden annual/groundcover will grow less than 1' tall, but will spread and climb up to 6'. Nasturtium has 2" light green leaves with red, orange, yellow, or white flowers that are in constant bloom throughout the warm season. This plant usually reseeds, with new plants emerging in early spring. This plant does better with regular watering. Some folks put the leaves and flowers in salads!

Concha Ceanothus, California Lilac

Common name:Concha Ceanothus, California Lilac
Botanical name:Ceanothus 'Concha'

Concha is a lilac that grows 6-8' in height and width. It has small narrow leaves with intense dark blue flower clusters in spring. Tolerant of coastal and inland conditions. -Cornflower Farms

Spanish Lavender

Common name:Spanish Lavender
Botanical name:Lavandula stoechas pedunculata

This dense shrub grows 2'-3' tall with blue-grey foliage and deep purple flowers that have large showy bracts in spring and summer near the top of the spikes. It has low watering needs once it's established. It prefers full sun. Foliage is aromatic.

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Water Saving Tip:

In general, lawns only need to be watered once every three days.

Check your irrigation controller and reduce watering times if necessary.