Common name: Rosemary
Botanical name: Rosmarinus officinalis
Rosemary is hardy in full sun areas where winter temperatures do not drop below 10 degrees F. Rosemary is evergreen and makes a great aromatic hedge, 4'-6' tall and 2' wide. Foliage is used in cooking. Blue flowers appear in summer. This plant is drought tolerant once it's established. Bees love Rosemary!
Common name: Calla Lily
Botanical name: Zantedeschia aethiopica
This perennial will grow 2'-4' tall and has large, glossy green leaves with beautiful cream or white flowers with a central yellow "finger" that bloom in spring and sometimes even summer. Calla Lily prefers full sun or afternoon shade in warm, inland areas. It prefers rich, moist soil and does well near water features or boggy conditions. Cally Lily is beautiful for cut flowers.
Common name: Magenta-Eyed Geranium
Botanical name: Geranium maderense
This is one of the most dramatic perennials of the garden. It does best in coastal areas, from full sun to part shade. It grows up to 5' tall and wide. Foliage is lobed, large, dark green and attractive. During the spring and sometimes summer, pink flowers with darker pink centers cover the plant. Flowers are supported on stems covered with purple hairs. This geranium is a show stopper when back lit! Prune when plant is toppling over from its weight, after bloom period. It does best in fertile, well draining soil. It can become drought tolerant in cool coastal areas.
Common name: Garden Geranium
Botanical name: Pelargonium X hortorum
Pelargonium X hortorum is a shrubby, succulent annual stemmed to 3' or more. Round or kidney-shaped leaves are velvety and hairy, soft to the touch, aromatic, with edges distinctly lobed and scalloped toothed. Single and double flowers are flatter and smaller than those of Pelargonium domesticum variety, but clusters bear more blossoms. Comes in many colors such as white, pink, red, salmon and bi-colored.
Common name: Woolly Yarrow
Botanical name: Achillea tomentosa
Short stems of flat-topped golden flowers accent the deep green, woolly, fern-like leaves of the mat formed by this plant. It is a fine performer in rock gardens and at the front of herbaceous perennial borders. Yarrow propagate easily from rooted stems or division, which should be performed in the early spring or fall. Following bloom, dead head the plant and divide the clumps when it appears crowded.
Common name: California Wild Grape
Botanical name: Vitis californica
The California Wild Grape is a woody deciduous vine with round large leaves. Small fragrant blooms appear in spring and berry clusters appear in the summer. This vine has sprawling , climbing growth habit. The California Wild grape is native to CA. It prefers full sun and well draining soil with regular watering.