Common name: Shalina Japanese Maple
Botanical name: Acer palmatum 'Shaina'
This magnificient plant can used as a small tree or shrub. It is deciduous with graceful leaves that have a scarlet color in spring as it leafs out. Later, they turn orange or yellow in fall. It is slow growing to 20' and requires shelter from hot winds.
Common name: Spanish Lavender
Botanical name: Lavandula stoechas
This dense shrub grows 2'-3' tall with blue gray foliage and deep purple flowers that have large showy bracts near the top of the spikes. It is drought tolerant . - Cornflower Farms
Common name: Raywood Ash
Botanical name: Fraxinus angustifolia 'Raywood'
This attractive large tree will grow quickly to 50' high and 30' wide, with a longevity from 50-150 years! It has deciduous, green, long and thin foliage, which turns a beautiful red or purple in fall. Flowers appear in spring but are considered inconspicuous. This tree has no fruit. Trunk is typically single, light gray and can be rough or smooth. It does best in full sun with regular watering. It tolerates desert areas and cold temps. Looks great when planted in groves. Also known as: Claret Ash
Common name: Santa Barbara Daisy, Mexican Daisy
Botanical name: Erigeron karvinskianus
This low mounding perennial is used as a ground cover since it reaches 2' tall and spreads 5'. It has fine textured, green leaves and white to pinkish, daisy-like flowers with gold centers that bloom spring through fall in coastal areas. In warmer, inland areas, the plant appears to be semi-dormant but will perk up as soon as the weather starts to cool. Control its growth with watering as it can be invasive in some areas. It looks best in full sun in coastal areas but prefers afternoon shade in warm, inland areas. It attracts bees. This is a great plant for rock gardens, planters, containers, or spilling over walls.