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California Poppy, Golden Poppy
Cushion Sageleaf Rockrose
Pink Coral Rockrose
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.

Cushion Sageleaf Rockrose

Common name:Cushion Sageleaf Rockrose
Botanical name:Cistus salviifolius 'Prostratus'

Sageleaf rockrose. One of the more garden tolerant of the genus, this low growing rockrose has sage green leaves and a wide spreading habit of 6' or more. Early spring flowers are white with a yellow basal stain. Southern Europe. -Native Sons Nursery

Pink Coral Rockrose

Common name:Pink Coral Rockrose
Botanical name:Cistus X skanbergii

This Rockrose is a bushy evergreen shrub 4' high and 6' across with narrow, gray green leaves and complimentary clear pink flowers. Flowers appear in great profusion in mid-spring and can continue well into summer. It is more refined in character than most other rockroses, and well-suited to smaller gardens. -Native Sons Nursery

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Photographer: GardenSoft

Soils and Compost:

Maintain a two to four inch layer of mulch on the soil surface to reduce weeds, infiltrate rain water, and reduce compaction.

Integrated Pest Management:

Drip and other smart irrigation delivers water directly to roots, allowing no excess water for weeds.