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Fraser Photinia
Purple Robe Locust
Japanese Blood Grass
Designer: Jane Gates Deisgn

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Fraser Photinia

Common name: Fraser Photinia
Botanical name: Photinia X fraseri

The Photina fraseri is an evergreen, medium-sized shrub with new foliage that is a glistening, copper red color. It is excellent as a hedge, screen, or accent plant. It should be grown under conditions of sun.

Purple Robe Locust

Common name: Purple Robe Locust
Botanical name: Robinia X ambigua 'Purple Robe'

Robinia X ambigua 'Purple Robe' is a deciduous tree that grows 30'-40' tall and 20'-30' wide with compound green leaves. Trunk and branches have thorns; will break easily in windy conditions. It requires full sun, low watering (drought tolerant), and will live in most soils except for wet. It has pink, wisteria-like, fragrant flowers that bloom in spring, attracting bees. Purple brown seed pods follow bloom period. This tree grows quickly and suckers; it is useful on hillsides or reclamation areas.

Japanese Blood Grass

Common name: Japanese Blood Grass
Botanical name: Imperata cylindrica 'Rubra'

This groundcover/grass can reach up to 3' tall and has green leaves that are reddish maroon at the tips.