Common name: Coast Live Oak
Botanical name: Quercus agrifolia
The Coast Live Oak is an evergreen, round-headed tree. It can reach 15'-40' high and 20' wide and grows very well from the coastal areas to the interior valleys. It is native to CA, is drought tolerant, and attracts butterflies. -Cornflower Farms
Common name: Border Penstemon
Botanical name: Penstemon gloxiniodes
This perennial plant will reach 3' high and has medium-sized, glossy dark green leaves with red and pink flowers that bloom in summer and fall. It needs a bit extra water in the summer and no water in the winter. Flowers are attractive to hummingbirds.
Common name: Sea Lavender
Botanical name: Limonium perezii
This mounding shrub will reach about 3' high and has large, dark green leaves with small blue and purple flowers that bloom in spring and summer.
Common name: Lamb's Ear
Botanical name: Stachys byzantina
This tiny shrub will grow less than 1' tall and has medium-size, greyish-green leaves with blue and lavender flowers that bloom in the spring.
Common name: Santa Barbara Daisy
Botanical name: Erigeron karvinskianus
This low mounding perennial, with fine leaves and white to pinkish daisy-like flowers, is an excellent asset to rock gardens.
|Designer: Connie Lefkowitz||
Patio Under the Oak