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Pincushion Flower
Amethyst Mist Purple Coral Bells
Chinese Elm, Chinese Evergreen Elm
Mullein Pink, Rose Campion
Hybrid Tea Rose cultivar
Common Edible Fig
Pink Lady Rhaph or Indian Hawthorn
Dwarf Vinca or Periwinkle
Red Fringe Flower cultivar
Euryops Daisy
Pincushion Flower

Common name:Pincushion Flower
Botanical name:Scabiosa caucasica

This perennial will grow 1.5'-2.5' tall and 1'-2' wide. It has medium-size green leaves with lavender-blue flowers that bloom in summer.

Amethyst Mist Purple Coral Bells

Common name:Amethyst Mist Purple Coral Bells
Botanical name:Heuchera 'Amethyst Mist'

This perennial will grow under 1' tall and has medium-sized purplish leaves. Pink flower spikes bloom in spring and summer, making the plant 2' tall. It needs shade and low to moderate watering. It tolerates most kinds of soil.

Chinese Elm, Chinese Evergreen Elm

Common name:Chinese Elm, Chinese Evergreen Elm
Botanical name:Ulmus parvifolia

Chinese Elm quickly reaches 50' tall and 60' wide with an upright habit and spreading pendulous branches with age. Chinese Elm has small, dark green leaves. Foliage turns yellow or orange in fall. Small, greenish yellow flower appear in summer but are considered insignificant. Small light brown fruit appear in fall. Bark is brown gray but with maturity, exfoliates to reveal orange patterns.

Mullein Pink, Rose Campion

Common name:Mullein Pink, Rose Campion
Botanical name:Lychnis coronaria

Magenta-pink blooms in May through July on mossy-soft, grey-green leaves highlight this plant. The 1'-2' stems branch at the top and are loaded with flowers. It should be grown in slightly moist, well-drained soil, and is a great companion to Lamb's Ears. -Holland WIldflower Farm

Hybrid Tea Rose cultivar

Common name:Hybrid Tea Rose cultivar
Botanical name:Rosa Hybrid Tea selection

Hybrid tea roses are the traditional classic roses; buds are used for boutonnieres. These roses have long stems with a single rose at the end, which may or may not be fragrant. Blooms typically start in spring until fall. Many colors now available. Roses prefer full to part sun with well draining, rich soil. It needs fertilizer after each bloom period. It prefers medium watering and more in hot summer areas. Mulch well. Prune in winter. It usually grows 2'-6' tall.

Common Edible Fig

Common name:Common Edible Fig
Botanical name:Ficus carica

This is one of the fruit bearing varieties of Fig for home gardeners. It has a beautiful form and lovely leaves that makes it an ornamental fruit tree as well as a food producer. It reaches 15'-30' tall.

Pink Lady Rhaph or Indian Hawthorn

Common name:Pink Lady Rhaph or Indian Hawthorn
Botanical name:Rhaphiolepis indica 'Pink Lady'

This shrub will quickly grow 4'-6' tall and wide with dark green, thick foliage. It produces clusters of pink flowers that bloom in spring and clusters of black fruit in the fall. It prefers full to part sun with well draining, rich soil. 'Pink Lady" is adaptable to coastal areas as well as warm inland valleys. It has low to medium watering needs.

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.

Red Fringe Flower cultivar

Common name:Red Fringe Flower cultivar
Botanical name:Loropetalum chinense 'Rubrum' cvs.

Red Fringe Flower is a shrub that grows 6'-12' tall and wide. It has arching branches with light green and reddish leaves. Pink flowers bloom intermittently throughout the year. This attractive shrub prefers afternoon shade and shelter from hot, drying winds. It needs a moderate amount of watering.

Euryops Daisy

Common name:Euryops Daisy
Botanical name:Euryops pectinatus

This dependable shrub with 2" bright yellow, daisy-like flowers, blooms almost year-round. Its leaves are grey-green in color and divided. This shrub can reach 3'-6' tall and wide. It is very hardy, doing well in full sun and becoming drought tolerant once it's established.

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Water Saving Tip:

Check the soil's moisture level before watering.

You can reduce your water use 20-50% by regularly checking the soil before watering.