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Japanese Black Pine
Lavender Cotton
Sea Pink, Common Thrift
Shrub Rose
Ivy Geranium
Japanese Black Pine

Common name: Japanese Black Pine
Botanical name: Pinus thunbergii

This variety of pine is both rigid and twisted, with needles of 3"-4". It has an irregular shape, and the short, contorted branches produce a canopy-shaped tree. The buds are white, and the cones are egg-shaped and without prickles.

Lavender Cotton

Common name: Lavender Cotton
Botanical name: Santolina chamaecyparissus

This groundcover-small shrub will grow to 3' tall and has small, greyish-silver leaves with yellow flowers that bloom in the summer.

Sea Pink, Common Thrift

Common name: Sea Pink, Common Thrift
Botanical name: Armeria maritima

This clumping, grass-like perennial is native to many areas, including coastal California. Its flowers range from deep rose pink through white. -Monterey Bay Nursery

Shrub Rose

Common name: Shrub Rose
Botanical name: Rosa Shrub varieties

The dark green, heavily veined leaves of this bushy shrub are strong support for the pure white or pink, nearly double flowers it produces. This is a very tolerant, heavily scented plant with an impressive fall color. Also, large hips appear intermittently with this plant.

Ivy Geranium

Common name: Ivy Geranium
Botanical name: Pelargonium peltatum

Clouds of single flowers are produced from spring through fall on This perennial, which should be planted in areas that receive protection from afternoon sun in warm inland areas. Ivy geranium reaches 2' tall and spreads to 3' wide. Leaves are shaped like ivy leaves, thus its common name. Flowers bloom from spring through fall in pink, white, red or violet. It looks great in containers as it spills over. Deadhead to encourage more blooming and keep plant bushy.

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Photographer: GardenSoft

Water Saving Tip:

Group plants with similar watering needs in the same area.