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Ground Cover Myoporum
Pygmy Date Palm
Calla Lily
Pink Watsonia
Trailing Lantana
Gray Lavender Cotton
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Ground Cover Myoporum

Common name: Ground Cover Myoporum
Botanical name: Myoporum parvifolium

This great groundcover will grow 9" high and 9' wide and does well in partial or full sun with moderate watering. It produces delicate white flowers that bloom in summer and are surrounded by tiny, bright green leaves.

Pygmy Date Palm

Common name: Pygmy Date Palm
Botanical name: Phoenix roebelenii

This tree will grow to about 10' tall and has dark green, spiny petiole foliage. It does well in full sun to heavy shade; it likes moderate to heavy irrigation, but can take periods of dryness. Also known as: Roebelin Palm

Calla Lily

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.

Pink Watsonia

Common name: Pink Watsonia
Botanical name: Watsonia strains pink

Watsonia pillansii is a beautiful perennial that grows 2'-3' tall. It does better in full sun. The pink flowers are up to 2" across and bloom from spring through fall. These bulb plants have green foliage that are long, sword-shaped and erect. These are low maintenance plants. Pink Variety

Trailing Lantana

Common name: Trailing Lantana
Botanical name: Lantana montevidensis

Lavender flowers accent the trailing growth habit of this Lantana. It is excellent for spilling over walls or down banks. Eventually, it will reach about 2' tall by 6' wide; size is controlled by pruning and severity of winter. It does best in full sun and is drought tolerant. It grows rapidly, even in heat, smog and poor soil. It is cold hardy to 25 degrees F, but recovers quickly. Fruit is poisonous. Butterflies are attracted to Lantana.

Gray Lavender Cotton

Common name: Gray Lavender Cotton
Botanical name: Santolina chamaecyparissus

This ground cover/small shrub will grow to 3' tall and has small, grayish silver leaves with yellow flowers that bloom in the summer. A native of the Mediterranean region, Lavender Cotton has been cultivated in gardens since the sixteenth century. This slow growing shrub is very hardy . Its yellow flowers can be cut during or after they bloom in order to encourage fresh growth of the aromatic, gray foliage, which is not attractive to deer. Lavender Cotton's stems have been used for household moth repellent and to produce oil for perfume. The plant also responds well to shearing and is used in knot gardens and as a border for walkways and perennial beds.