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Flanders Poppy
Toyon, Christmas Berry
California Poppy, Golden Poppy
Buchanan Sage, Buchanan's Fuchsia S
Flanders Poppy

Common name:Flanders Poppy
Botanical name:Papaver rhoeas

This beautiful annual has bright red single flowers, each petal often marked at its base with a large black blotch. Sow seeds in spring. Flanders Poppy is attractive near entries, walkways, and in containers. It can reach 3' tall and prefers full sun in well draining, rich soil. It may re-sow.

Toyon, Christmas Berry

Common name:Toyon, Christmas Berry
Botanical name:Heteromeles arbutifolia

Toyon is a California native evergreen shrub that grows 8'-15'. high and spreading 2'-3'. It has leathery, toothed leaves, white summer flowers and clusters of red winter berries. It tolerates full sun or partial shade, heat, smog, wind and heavy or light soils. It is drought tolerant, attracts beneficial insects and hummingbirds. - Cornflower Farms

California Poppy, Golden Poppy

Common name:California Poppy, Golden Poppy
Botanical name:Eschscholzia californica

This small annual (sometimes acts as a perennial) plant will grow to less than 1' tall and has light, small blue green leaves with gold and orange flowers that bloom in spring and summer.

Buchanan Sage, Buchanan's Fuchsia S

Common name:Buchanan Sage, Buchanan's Fuchsia S
Botanical name:Salvia buchananii

Salvia buchananii is a beautiful perennial that grows up to 1 to 2' tall but is more spreading than upright. It does not like frost and will act more like an annual in colder climates. Fuzzy, magenta flowers, 1" long, bloom in the summer. It attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Leaves are glossy green. This plant tends to be brittle so it's best to plant in areas with low traffic.

Designer: Jody Palmer

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Photographer: GardenSoft

Soils and Compost:

Incorporate compost 6" into your soil to retain water, reduce compaction, feed earthworms, and provide valuable nutrients to your plants.

Integrated Pest Management:

Develop healthy soil for plants that are vigorous and naturally pest-resistant.