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Fremontodendron 'Ken Taylor' (Flannel Bush) - This great plant is a hybrid created by Ken Taylor at his native plant nursery and garden in Aromas, CA. It blooms golden flowers with a darker orange outside petals in the spring and summer and grows to only 5 feet tall and spreads to at least 8 feet. A great plant for slopes or other well-drained sites. Full sun, no irrigation water needed once established

Fremontodendron - Flannel Bush (from the San Marcos Growers California Native Plant Page)

Vitis californica 'Rogers Red' - Rogers Red California Grape

California Native Plants, Native Gardens, Trellis, Garden Design, Vines

Dianella tasmanica variegata. Flax Lily. White striping will always POP in the shade!!

Tasmanian Dianella aka Flax Lily is a great alternative to Variegated Liriope ala Aztec Grass. Hassle free, no winter dieback, it's a sturdier plant with insignificant flowers that can be loped off with no harm to the plant

salvia sonomensis

Salvia Gracias tall grey foliage, up to wide. May flowers good local groundcover

Berkeley Sedge

Carex divulsa (Berkeley Sedge) Water Use: Low Size: x Sun: Sun/Partial Shade CA Native: Yes Deer Resistant: Rarely damaged Wildlife Value: Seeds for bird

Ceanothus Yankee Point - 2' high, 8' wide, low water

Ceanothus griseus ‘Yankee Point’ The large glossy green leaves, the initial prostrate growth pattern and the beautiful blue flowers all make for a great plant. Grows to feet tall and 10 across with time. Light: Full Sun Water: Little to No Summer Water

Abelia grandiflora 'Sherwoodii' (shrub)

Abelia grandiflora 'Sherwoodii' (shrub)

Rhamnus Californica -   Coffee  berry has almost  dark green all year long and lovely berries that resemble those of a coffee plant. Though these are NOT edible for humans, they are extremely attractive and adds a layer of color lying at or slightly below leaf level in summer/fall months. There is a desirable richness with this dark green leaf with ripening berries ranging from lime green through rose, red and finally burgundy and almost black.

Rhamnus flowers & berries, summer to fall

Grevillea 'Coastal Gem'

Grevillea Lanigera Coastal Gem - on slope

westringia fruticosa grey box coastal rosemary; flowers in spring summer and autumn. ideal for hedging. 40 cm high and wide. Excellent in coastal positions

Westringia Fruticosa - Grey Box Coastal Rosemary // Zone 1 // Front garden hedge or bush. 40 cm high and wide. Excellent in coastal positions.

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Creeping Thyme (Thymus Serpyllum Magic Carpet) hardy drought tolerant perennial, pink lemon-scented blooms all summer, 2-4 inches tall.

Red Creeping Thyme (Thymus Serpyllum 'Magic Carpet') hardy drought tolerant perennial, pink lemon-scented blooms all summer, inches tall.

Ceanothus Tree.

Ceanothus - spring flowering evergreen, grown as a tree - Picmia. I need this tree in myblife

Japanese Painted Fern "Silver Falls" - This will look great between some Hostas!

My fav fern Japanese Painted Fern "Silver Falls" - This will look great between some Hostas!

Hakonchloa macra - Hakone grass (Japanese forest grass) 'Aureola' clumping…

Hakonchloa macra - Hakone grass (Japanese forest grass) 'Aureola' clumping… good for pond area. Native to Japan-- needs medium water and humus in soil.