1458 Garden

Bamboo: Fargesia papyrifera

Fargesia papyrifera

10' + bamboo for screens. Clumping. Blue Green stems. Large leafy sprays. Most soils, Moderate irrig. Light shade. Hardy to 15 deg.


Jerusalem Sage

Jerusalem Sage

Thrives in full sun but will take partial shade. Evergreen Mediterranean shrub. Distinctive yellow flower whorls.


Mexican Heather

Mexican Heather

Cuphea hyssopifolis “White”
False Heather, Mexican Heather, Elfin Herb
Subshrub. Evergreen perennial with tiny flowers. Height 15”, width 24”. Use in containers, small borders or as a ground cover. White blooms in summer and fall. USDA Z10.


Nemesia

Nemesia

“Juicy Fruits” Kumquat Nemesia
8-12”. Full sun, dry to normal water. Drought tolerant.


Osteospermum

Osteospermum

“Soprano” White Osteospermum
6-10”. Annual except in zones 9-11. Hardy to 25°. Normal water, full to part sun.


Pavonia missionum

Pavonia missionium

So. American shrub, scarlet flowers. 6” evergreen, tender below 30°.


Toothed Lavender

Toothed Lavender

Lavender, Toothed Lavender
3'x3'. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Full sun, dry.


Vervain

Vervain

Verbena bonariensis (syn. V. patagonica)
Perennial. Drought tolerant. Great for borders. Foliage is sparse, great when planted in masses. Flower clusters are fragrant. Self-sows easily. Native to S. America. Attracts butterflies. Blooms light purple. Size to 5 feet x 2 feet. Exposure: Sun. Water: Moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

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