Demonstration Garden

These are several examples from our water efficient garden, featuring hardy plants from the local area. 

 

Plants in Our Demonstration Garden

Demonstration  Garden

Manzania

ARCTOSTAPHYLOS ‘EMERALD CARPET’

  • 1" high spreading to 4"
  • Part sun to shade
  • Some summer water
  • Small white flowers in winter

© Las Pilitas Nursery, www.laspilitas.com

 

 

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Manzania

ARCTOSTAPHYLOS ‘JOHN DOURLEY’

  • 3-4’ high and wide
  • Full sun to some shade
  • Infrequent to no Summer water
  • Very hardy once established

© Las Pilitas Nursery, www.laspilitas.com

 

 

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Coyote Brush

BACCHARIS PILULARIS ‘PIGEON POINT’

  • 2’ high spreading to 10’
  • Full sun to some shade
  • Little to no Summer water
  • Prune back every 2-4 years, very tough plant years

© Las Pilitas Nursery, www.laspilitas.com

 

 

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Spice Bush

CALYCANTHUS OCCIDENTALIS

  • Growth up to 8’ high by 5’ wide
  • Deciduous, Shade
  • Can take regular water

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Bush Anemone

CARPENTERIA CALIFORNICA

  • Growth to 6’ high by 4’ wide
  • Part sun to shade
  • Infrequent Summer water
  • Beautiful white flowers in spring

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California Mountain Lilac

CEANOTHUS ‘CONCHA’

  • Growth to 6’ high by 6’ wide (or more)
  • Full sun to part shade
  • Occasional Summer water

© Steve Wright, Bishop Burton College

 

 

 

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Yankee Point

CEANOTHUS GRISEUS

  • 1-2’ high spreading to 6’ wide
  • Mostly sun to some shade (inland)
  • Occasional Summer water

© Las Pilitas Nursery, www.laspilitas.com

 

 

 

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Western Rosebud

CERCIS OCCIDENTALIS

  • Small tree to 18’ high
  • Full sun to part shade
  • Can take regular Summer water but prefers occasional water
  • Deciduous, pink flowers bloom before leaves sprout in early spring

© Br. Alfred Brousseau, Saint Mary's College

 

 

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Virgin Bower Vine

CLEMATIS LIGUSTICIFOLIA

  • Climbing vine to 25’ or more
  • Part Sun to part shade
  • Regular Summer water
  • Deciduous with white flowers later Winter to early Spring

© Las Pilitas Nursery, www.laspilitas.com

 

 

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Western Dogwood

CORNUS NUTTALLII

  • Small to medium tree up to 40’ or more
  • Light shade
  • Moist soil; Regular water
  • Beautiful large flowers in Spring

© Las Pilitas Nursery, www.laspilitas.com