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Red Splash Front Walk
European White Birch
Red Fringe Flower cultivar
Mondo Grass
Pink Lady Rhaph or Indian Hawthorn
Idaho Locust
European White Birch

Common name: European White Birch
Botanical name: Betula pendula

This medium-size weeping tree will grow to about 40' tall and has a whitish-brown bark with deciduous green leaves.

Red Fringe Flower cultivar

Common name: Red Fringe Flower cultivar
Botanical name: Loropetalum chinense v. rubrum

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.

Mondo Grass

Common name: Mondo Grass
Botanical name: Ophiopogon japonicus

This Ophiopogon japonicus is a grass-like plant growing to about 6'-8' high. Its leaves are 1/8" wide, and about 8"-12" long. It makes a beautiful ground cover or accent plant, and does well in Asian-style gardens.

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 is drought tolerant once it's established.

Idaho Locust

Common name: Idaho Locust
Botanical name: Robinia X ambigua 'Idahoensis'

This tree will grow 40' tall by 30' wide and has small, light green leaves with clusters of bright magenta fragrant flowers that bloom in spring. Leaves turn yellow in fall and then drop. This upward arching tree tolerates heat as well as cold. Idaho Locust prefers full to part sun and well draining soil. This variety has no seed pods.

Designer:

Red Splash Front Walk

Photographer: GardenSoft

Water Saving Tip:

Adjust sprinklers to avoid watering sidewalks and driveways.