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Deer Grass
Sticky Monkey Flower
Tree Lupine
California Poppy, Golden Poppy
Chalk Dudleya, Chalk-Lettuce
Coast  Live Oak
Mexican Fan Palm
Striped Society Garlic
Douglas Iris
Cedros Island Verbena cv.
Deer Grass

Common name: Deer Grass
Botanical name: Muhlenbergia rigens

The Deer Grass is a warm season perennial that forms dense clumps from the base. The spike-like flower stalks grow 2'-3' tall and this grass has striking foundation form. The Deer Grass is native to California and needs watering once or twice a month after it has been established. The more water it has, the greener it is.

Sticky Monkey Flower

Common name: Sticky Monkey Flower
Botanical name: Mimulus aurantiacus

Sticky Monkey Flower is a drought tolerant evergreen shrub 4' tall with numerous, orangish yellow flowers in spring and summer. It is a California native that attracts hummingbirds. This shrub can be found on the dry hills and canyon slopes in the Sierra Nevada foothills and the central Coast Ranges. -Cornflower Farms

Tree Lupine

Common name: Tree Lupine
Botanical name: Lupinus arboreus

This shrub has grayish green leaves with flowers may be in yellow, blue, or lavender forms and bloom in the spring.

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.

Chalk Dudleya, Chalk-Lettuce

Common name: Chalk Dudleya, Chalk-Lettuce
Botanical name: Dudleya pulverulenta

Chalk Dudleya is a succulent. with 12" diameter rosette and waxy leaves; it has interesting flower spikes.

Coast  Live Oak

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; it grows very well from the coastal areas to the interior valleys. It is native to California, is drought tolerant, and attracts butterflies. -Cornflower Farms

Mexican Fan Palm

Common name: Mexican Fan Palm
Botanical name: Washingtonia robusta

The Mexican Fan Palm is a very tall, rapidly growing palm with large, fan-shaped leaves. It has a tropical look, and can grow several feet a year. This species is excellent for larger gardens and lining streets and avenues.

Striped Society Garlic

Common name: Striped Society Garlic
Botanical name: Tulbaghia violacea 'Variegata'

The Striped Society Garlic is a garlic-scented perennial with green narrow leaves that have white margins to 1' tall. The flowers are lavender clusters on a 1'-2' stem that bloom in the spring and summer. This perennial is drought tolerant. -Cornflower Farms

Douglas Iris

Common name: Douglas Iris
Botanical name: Iris douglasiana

Douglas iris is an evergreen perennial for shade or partial sun with blue violet spring flowers. It is a California native that is drought tolerant. -Cornflower Farms

Cedros Island Verbena cv.

Common name: Cedros Island Verbena cv.
Botanical name: Verbena lilacina 'De La Mina'

Verbena lilacina 'De La Mina' is a selection introduced by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden. It is a fast-growing shrub that reaches 3' tall and 3' wide. Flowers are purple and fragrant and bloom all year long in coastal areas. These star-shaped flowers are held high above the mound shaped foliage. It does well in sun and part sun and is considered drought tolerant. It is a beautiful shrub that attracts butterflies.

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Native Mix

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Water Saving Tip:

Mulching and adding compost to soil can minimize evaporation and help soil absorb and store water.