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Pacific Mist Manzanita
Catalina Evergreen Currant
Japanese Viburnum
Compact Lacy Nandina
Pacific Mist Manzanita

Common name:Pacific Mist Manzanita
Botanical name:Arctostaphylos 'Pacific Mist'

This is a native ground cover that grows 2'-3' high and spreads 4'-6'. It has a blue-gray, green leaves and pale pink flowers that bloom in the winter.

Catalina Evergreen Currant

Common name:Catalina Evergreen Currant
Botanical name:Ribes viburnifolium

The Evergreen Currant is a fragrant evergreen shrub that grows 3'-6' tall and 6'-10' wide. It has red stems and small rose-colored flowers with red berries between February and April. This shrub tolerates moist conditions and needs partial shade inland. The Evergreen Currant is native to California and is drought tolerant. -Cornflower Farms

Japanese Viburnum

Common name:Japanese Viburnum
Botanical name:Viburnum japonicum

10 x 15' tall, 8-12 ' wide. A good hedge, screen or small tree. 6 in. leathery, shiny leaves.

Compact Lacy Nandina

Common name:Compact Lacy Nandina
Botanical name:Nandina domestica 'Compacta'

The dwarf heavenly bamboo is an evergreen shrub that grows 4'-5' tall and 3' wide. It has green and bronze foliage that turns red in the winter. Red berries appear in fall and winter. It is resistant to oak root fungus and hardy to 10 degrees F. Small white flowers appear in spring. It prefers full to part sun with a moderate amount of watering, more during hot summer areas. It is deer resistant and looks great in woodland theme gardens.

Designer: Jack Lindeman

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Photographer: GardenSoft

Soils and Compost:

Practice grass-cycling by leaving short grass clippings on lawns after mowing, so that nutrients and organic matter are returned to the soil.

Integrated Pest Management:

Remove irrigation water and fertilizer from areas where you don't want weeds to grow.