|Designer: Alison Fleck||
Garden Tours: Giant Hill Garden
Common name: Creeping Fig
Botanical name: Ficus pumila
This is one of the few vines that can attach itself securely to wood, masonry, or metal. It can overcome an entire building! It can reach 30' long and 3' wide! It is drought tolerant once it's established, just needing water occasionally. It can be used in coastal areas, as an espalier, and used for privacy especially if grown on a fence or wall. It can be trained and pruned to use as a topiary. Flowers are inconspicuous.
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!