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Weeping Bottlebrush
Provence Lavender
Bower Vine
Jupiter's Beard, Red Valerian
Martha Washington Geranium
Hybrid Tea Rose (selections)
Weeping Bottlebrush

Common name:Weeping Bottlebrush
Botanical name:Callistemon viminalis

The Weeping Bottlebrush is a small tree with spreading branches that grows to 15'-25' in height. It produces narrow clusters of dark red flowers, and performs best with average to occasional summer watering.

Provence Lavender

Common name:Provence Lavender
Botanical name:Lavandula X intermedia 'Provence'

With tall 24"-30" stems, 'Provence' has true, lavender colored flowers that are fragrant and excellent for cutting. It flowers in early June and has large, gray green leaves.

Bower Vine

Common name:Bower Vine
Botanical name:Pandorea jasminoides

Pandorea is a very classy vine, with clean glossy leaves and beautiful pink flowers with red centers. It is a terrific patio plant that is elegant anywhere you use it.

Jupiter's Beard, Red Valerian

Common name:Jupiter's Beard, Red Valerian
Botanical name:Centranthus ruber

This perennial ground cover will grow 1'-3' high and has medium-size blue/green leaves with red, pink, or white flowers that bloom in the summer.

Martha Washington Geranium

Common name:Martha Washington Geranium
Botanical name:Pelargonium X domesticum

Pelargonium X domesticum is a shrubby perennial. It is erect or somewhat spreading to 3'. Leaves are heart-shaped to kidney-shaped, dark green, 2"-4" wide, with crinkled margins, and unequal sharp teeth. Large, showy flowers in clusters of white and many shades of pink, red, lavender, and purple with brilliant blotches and markings of darker colors are seen intermittently throughout the year.

Hybrid Tea Rose (selections)

Common name:Hybrid Tea Rose (selections)
Botanical name:Rosa Hybrid Tea varieties

These shrubs and vines are the most loved in the Western USA and are very resilient. They come in a wide variety of sizes and colors and are easy to maintain with proper care. They can be used in a water-conserving garden with careful attention to irrigation practices.

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Shades of Pink and Lavender

Photographer: GardenSoft

Soils and Compost:

Maintain a two to four inch layer of mulch on the soil surface to reduce weeds, infiltrate rain water, and reduce compaction.

Integrated Pest Management:

Develop healthy soil for plants that are vigorous and naturally pest-resistant.