Colleen Johnsen's California Plants
Class #63: Plant Materials And Design B, Lab #16

Class #63: Plant Materials And Design B, Lab #16


Botanical Name: Tagetes lemmonii
Botanical Pronunciation: tah-GEE-tees le-mown-ee-i
Common Name: Mexican Marigold
Family Name: Asteraceae
Diseases: None
Flower: Yellow-orage daisy that is 1-1 1/4' dia. in late fall to spring with fragrant leaves.
Growth: 3-6'height x 4-6 ' spread, fast growing.
Landscape Use: Attracts bees, attracts butterflies, bank cover, container plant, deer proof, erosion control, rock gardens, seacoast and shrub mass.
Light: Sun on the coast and inland.
Location: Northwest 600 building.
Pest: None.
Problems: Weak wooded, short lives in gardens 10 years and reseeds.
Propagation: By cuttings and seeds.
Pruning: Mid spring, cut back every 2-3 years or radically every year.
Tolerance: Deer, drought, heat, insects, neglect seacoast, smog/dust and winds.
Type: Broadleaf evergreen woody perennial shrub that is dense with yearly pruning, round, semi-open, spreading and upright.
Water: Moderate to none in summer.
California Native: No
Description: Hardy to 23 degrees.
Sunset zones: 8-10, 12-24.
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Botanical Name: Juniperus chinensis 'Torulosa'
Botanical Pronunciation: yew-NIP-er-uss chai-NEN-sis 'tor-yew-LOS-eh'
Common Name: Twisted Hollywood Juniper
Family Name: Cupressaceae
Diseases: Twig blight (control) copper spray. Root rot (control) stop watering.
Flower: Insignificant.
Growth: 15-25' heigh x 8-10' spread, slow growing.
Landscape Use: Backgroung, deer proof, espalier, hedge (unusual), rock garden, screen, shrub mass, street tree and wind break.
Light: Sun to shade on coast and inland.
Location: South of 450, West side of forum.
Pest: Red spiders (control) increase watering & twig borers (control) prune and destroy affected areas.
Problems: Can be a fire hazard and skin rashes.
Propagation: By cuttings.
Pruning: Thin branches to form to your liking.
Tolerance: Deer, drought, heat, neglect, seacoast, smog/dust and winds.
Type: Conifer tree or shrub that is dense, open (pruned) picturesque, spreading and upright.
Water: Dry between, none in summer.
California Native: No
Description: Hardy to 0 degrees.
Sunset zones: 1-24,H1, H2.
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Botanical Name: Viburnum tinus ' Spring Bouquet'
Botanical Pronunciation: vy-BURN-uhm TIE-nuss
Common Name: Laurustinus Caprifoliaceae
Family Name: Caprifoliaceae
Diseases: Mildew (control) more sun, better air circulation.
Flower: Rosy res/white umbels, star shaped clusters 3" in january to march.
Growth: 6- 12' heigh X 3-6' spread that is fast to average growth.
Landscape Use: Atrracts birds, attracts butterflies, cut/dried flowers, deer resistant, hedge, screen and shrub mass.
Light: Sun to shade on coast and inland.
Location: South side of Administration Building.
Pest: Red spiders, thrips, & aphids.
Problems: None.
Propagation: By cuttings.
Pruning: After blooming as desired and will tolerate shearing.
Tolerance: Deer, drought, heat, lawn irrigation, neglect but with irrigation.
Type: Broadleaf evergreen shrub that in dense, oval, spreading and upright.
Water: Moderate.
California Native: No
Description: Hardy to 5 degrees.
Sunset zones: 4-10, 14-24,
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Botanical Name: Tecoma capensis
Botanical Pronunciation: tech-oh- MARE-ee-ah kah-PEN-sis
Common Name: Cape Honeysuckle
Family Name: Bignoniaceae
Diseases: Leaf spot (control) horticulture oil, copper spray, limit water.
Flower: Orange tubular, trumpet shapes 2" X 1/2" in Oct.-Feb.
Growth: 15-30' heigh x 10-15' spread, fast growth.
Landscape Use: Attracts birds, background back cover, container plant, espalier, hedge, screen, seacoast, and vine with lots of pruning.
Light: Sun to part shade on the coast.
Location: In front of theater.
Pest: Aphids and scale (control) fertilize and increase water.
Problems: None.
Propagation: By cuttings, layering, seeds and rooted stems.
Pruning: Spring, to control or shape.
Tolerance: Drought, heat, neglect, seacoast and winds.
Type: Broadleaf evergreen vine.
Water: Dry between.
California Native: No
Description: Hardy to 20-22 degrees.
Sunset zones 12-17, 20-24, H1, H2.
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Botanical Name: Vinca major 'Variegata'
Botanical Pronunciation: VIN-kah MAY-jerr var-eh-gah-tah
Common Name: Variegated Periwinkle
Family Name: Apocynaceae
Diseases: None.
Flower: Blue to lavender five petel star shape 1 1/2
Growth: 6-12
Landscape Use: Bank cover, ground cover and on the sea coast.
Light: Sun to shade on the coast.
Pest: Meally bugs, aphids and scale.
Problems: Invasive.
Propagation: By cuttings and divisions.
Pruning: Sheer 3-6
Tolerance: Drought, wind, smog,sea coast,heat, insects, deer, neglect, lawn irrigation and poor drainage.
Type: Broadleaf evergreen herbaceous ground cover.
Water: Will tolerate all kinds of watering.
California Native: No
Description: Loose light color ground cover. This is a mentioned/ review plant.
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Botanical Name: Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca'
Botanical Pronunciation: say-druss dee-oh-DAR-ah
Common Name: Blue Atlas Cedar
Family Name: Pinaceae
Diseases: None.
Flower: Insignificant has cones that look like a beehive in light brown.
Growth: 50-70' heigh x 30-40' spread, slow growth.
Landscape Use: Deer proof, lawn tree, specimen plant, parks/campuses and large commerial use.
Light: Sun on the coast and inland.
Location: West of 450 - Forum building.
Pest: None.
Problems: Can be a fire hazard (highly flammable), excess litter, drain clogger and allergen.
Propagation: By cuttings and seeds.
Pruning: Winter when there is less pitch and whole branch.
Tolerance: Deer, drought, heat, insects, lawn irrigation, seacoast and winds.
Type: Conifer tree that is open, picturesque, pyramidal, spreading and upright.
Water: Moderate to dry between
California Native: No
Description: Mentioned in Lab 7
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Botanical Name: Cedrus deodara
Botanical Pronunciation: SAY-cruss dee-oh-DAR-ah
Common Name: Deodar Cedar
Family Name: Pinscese
Diseases: None.
Flower: Cone, beehive-like reddish brown.
Growth: 60 - 80'heigh x 40 - 60' spread average to fast growth.
Landscape Use: Attracts bees/birds, screen, specimen plant, windbreak, park, campus and large public spaces.
Light: Sun on the coast and inland.
Location: East of 450 - Forum building.
Pest: None.
Problems: Fire hazard, excess litter.
Propagation: Cuttings and seeds.
Pruning: None.
Tolerance: Deer, drought, heat,insects,lawn irrigation, seacoast, smog and wind.
Type: Conifer that is dense, pictureque, pyramidal, spreading, upright and weeping.
Water: Dry between, monthly, none in summer.
California Native: No
Description: Hardy to 0 degrees.
Sunset zones: 3b.-10, 14-24.
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Botanical Name: Muhlenbergia rigens
Botanical Pronunciation: mule-en-BURR-gee-ah RYE-gens
Common Name: Deer Grass
Family Name: Poacace
Diseases: None.
Flower: Open, wand-like panicle 6-20' x 1/4
Growth: 3' X 3' average growth.
Landscape Use: Bank cover, deer proof, erosion control, meadow/grassland, restoration, rock garden, seacoast, specimen plant, mixed borders and grass mass.
Light: Sun to part shade on the coast and inland.
Location: Hillside south of 100 & in front of 'Cabrillo College' signs.
Pest: Gophers.
Problems: None.
Propagation: By division and seed.
Pruning: In the early spring, prune every 2 years to 6".
Tolerance: Deer, drought, heat,insect, neglect (except yearly pruning), seacoast and winds.
Type: Grass, dense, clumping, spreading and upright.
Water: Dry between none in summer coast.
California Native: Yes
Description: Hardy to 10 degrees.
Sunset zones: - 24
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Botanical Name: Dryopteris erythrosora
Botanical Pronunciation: dry-OP-terr-iss air-rith-row-SOAR-ah
Common Name: Autumn Fern
Family Name: Polypodiaceae
Diseases: None
Flower: Insignificant.
Growth: 2'heigh x 2'spread, average growth to fast.
Landscape Use: Bank cover, cut flower, deer proof, erosion control, shrub/plant mass and dry stream bed.
Light: Shade on the coast and inland.
Location: Sesnon front entry area.
Pest: None.
Problems: Invasive/reseeds but slow spreading.
Propagation: By division and spores.
Pruning: Remove old fronds in March as desires.
Tolerance: Deer, drought, heat, insects, lawn irrigation and neglect.
Type: Broadleaf evergreen fern.
Water: Dry between.
California Native: No
Description: Sunset zones 2-9, 14-24.
Hardy to 0
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Botanical Name: Erigeron x moerheimii
Botanical Pronunciation: air-RIDGE-err-on more-heim-ee-i
Common Name: Purple Fleabane
Family Name: Asteraceae
Diseases: None.
Flower: Purple - lavender daisy 1" dia. in mid spring-fall with no fragrant.
Growth: 1' heigh x 12-18"spread, average growth.
Landscape Use: Attracts bees/birds, bank cover, border/edging, container plant, deer proof, erosion control, fire retardant, groundcover, rock garden, seacoast, wall spiller and hanging basket.
Light: Sun to part shade on the coast and inland.
Location: South side of Children's Center fence.
Pest: Gophers (control) baskets or ?
Problems: Invasive.
Propagation: By cuttings.
Pruning: Shear to 3-6" in late spring or if it looks ratty.
Tolerance: Deer, drought, heat, insect, lawn irrigation, neglect and seacoast.
Type: Broadleaf evergreen herbaceous perennial groundcover.
Water: Dry beyween to none in summer.
California Native: No
Description: Hardy to 10-20 degrees.
Sunset zones: 12-24, H1, H2.
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Botanical Name: Santolina virens *
Common Name: Green Lavender Cotton
Diseases: None.
Growth: 2' x 1 1/2 '
Light: Sun on the coast.
Pest: None
Problems: Can get woody.
Type: Broadleaf evergreen subshrub.
Water: Dry between to none in summer,
California Native: Yes
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Botanical Name: Ribes sanguineum 'Barrie Coate' *
Common Name: White Flowering Currant
Diseases: None.
Growth: 6-10' x 6' fast growth.
Light: Sun to part shade on the coast.
Pest: Spider mites.
Problems: None.
Type: Deciduous
California Native: Yes
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Botanical Name: Magnolia soulangeana
Botanical Pronunciation: mag-KNOLL-ee-ahh sue-lawngee-ON-uh
Common Name: Saucer Magnolia
Family Name: Magnoliaceae
Diseases: None.
Flower: White-pinkinside tupip shaped 6" X 6" in mid winter - early spring that is fragrant.
Growth: 25-30'heigh x 25'spread, slow growth.
Landscape Use: Container plant, deer proof, espalier, lawn tree, shade tree, grove and specimen plant.
Light: Sun to shade on the coast and inland.
Location: Soquel Nursery & Sesnon House front door.
Pest: Aphids and spider mites (control) incrase water and fertilizer.
Problems: Drain clogger and excess litter.
Propagation: By cuttings and grafting.
Pruning: None required for several years but do as desired.
Tolerance: Deer, drought, heat, insect, lawn irrigation, and neglect. No sea coast and no winds.
Type: Deciduous tree that is dense or open, semi-open, spreading and upright.
Water: Ample moist to moderate.
California Native: No
Description: Hardy to 0 degrees.
Sunset zones: 2-10, 12-24.
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Botanical Name: Chaemomeles japonica
Common Name: Flowering Quince
Diseases: Fire blite and root.
Growth: 3-10' X 2-10' fast growth.
Light: Sun to part shade on the coast.
Pest: Scales and curalio beetle.
Problems: None.
Type: Deciduous shrub.
Water: Drey between.
California Native: No
Description: SANTA CRUZ: Chestnut Street
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Botanical Name: Acacia redolens
Botanical Pronunciation: ah-KAY-shah RED-o-tens
Common Name: Prostrate Acacia
Flower: Puff ball 1/4
Growth: 3-5' x 15' fast growing but dense and spreading.
Light: Sun on the coast and inland.
Pest: none.
Problems: Short lived.
Propagation: By cuttings.
Pruning: To control.
Type: Broadleaf evergreen subshrub.
Water: Dry between and none in summer.
California Native: No
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Botanical Name: Perovskia atriplicifolia
Common Name: Russian Sage
California Native: No
Description: CAMPUS: West of Theater on hillside
MENTIONED
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Botanical Name: Dymondia margaritae
Common Name: Dymondia
California Native: No
Description: CAMPUS: N.W. of Photo building


TYPE: Broadleaf evergreen, perennial g/c.

GROWTH: 2-3" x 4-6" Adverage.

LIGHT: Sun on both coast and inland.

WATER: Dry between.

PROBLEMS: None.

PEST: None.

DISEASES: None.

PROPAGATION: Cuttings and divisions.

PRUNING: Not required.
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Botanical Name: Osteospermum fruticosum
Botanical Pronunciation: oss-tea-oh-SPER-mum fruh-teh-COS-uhm
Common Name: African Daisy
Family Name: Asteraceae
Diseases: None.
Flower: White, purple daisy shape 2" dia. in Nov.- March, all year with fragrant leaves.
Growth: 12-18" heigh X 12-18" spread.
Landscape Use: Attracts bees/bird, bank cover, deer proof, erosion control, fire retardant, groundcover, seacoast, wall spiller, and hanging basket.
Light: Sun on the coast and inland.
Location: Across drive from front of Sesnon House.
Pest: Snails (control) mow back every 2-3 years.
Problems: Invasive/reseeds.
Propagation: By cuttings.
Pruning: Shear back to 6".
Tolerance: Deer, drought, heat, insects/disease resistant, lawn irrigation, neglect, seacoast, smog/dust and wind.
Type: Broadleaf evergreen perennial groundcover.
Water: Dry between.
California Native: No
Description: Hardy to 15 degrees.
Sunset zones 8,9, 12-24, H1, H2.
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Botanical Name: Cormus florida
Common Name: Eastern Dogwood
California Native: No
Description: REVIEW
TYPE: Deciduous tree
GROWTH: 10-20' x 10' slow-adverage
LIGHT: Sun to part shade
WATER: Ample moisture
PROBLEMS: Suckers
PEST: None
DISEASES: Verticillium wilt
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Botanical Name: Brachycome
Common Name: Swan River Daisy
California Native: No
Description: CAMPUS
MENTIONED
TYPE: Perennial
GROWTH: 1' x 1 1/2 mounds
LIGHT: Full sun
WATER: regular water
FLOWER: Spring to summer
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Botanical Name: Malus floribunda
Botanical Pronunciation: mal-uss floor-eh-bun-dah
Common Name: Japanese Crabapple
Family Name: Roseaceae
Diseases: Fireblight (control) pruning out disease wood & Mildew (control) more sun.
Flower: Circulas 1" dia. white and pink in March-April.
Growth: 12'+ height X 18' spread, fast growth.
Landscape Use: Attracts bees/birds, espalier, screen, specimen plant and street tree.
Light: Sun on the coast and inland.
Location: Sesnon House
Pest: Aphids, borers, fire blite and mildew (control) look at irrigation.
Problems: Suckers.
Propagation: By cuttings, seed and grafting.
Pruning: Every 2-3 years to shape structurally May - June.
Tolerance: Heat, lawn irrigation and neglect.
Type: Deciduous tree that is dense, roung, semi-open, spreading, upright and weeping..
Water: Monthly.
California Native: No
Description: Hardy to 0 degrees.
Sunset zones: 1-11, 14-21.
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Botanical Name: Carex 'Frosty Curls'
Common Name: Sedge
California Native: No
Description: SANTA CRUZ GROUND COVER
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Botanical Name: Ameria white
California Native: Yes
Description: SANTA CRUZ GROUND COVER
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Botanical Name: Cerastium
California Native: No
Description: SANTA CRUZ GROUND COVER
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Botanical Name: Festuca
California Native: No
Description: SANTA CRUZ GROUND COVER
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Botanical Name: Lime Thyme
California Native: No
Description: SANTA CRUZ GROUND COVER
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Botanical Name: Thyme
California Native: No
Description: AT SANTA CRUZ GROUND COVER
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Botanical Name: Mondo grass
California Native: No
Description: At: SANTA CRUZ GROUND COVER
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Botanical Name: Black mondo grass
California Native: No
Description: SANTA CRUZ GROUND COVER
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Botanical Name: Lamium chequers
Common Name: Dead Nettle
California Native: No
Description: At: SANTA CRUZ GROUND COVER
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Botanical Name: Thymus 'Elfin'
Common Name: Elifin Thyme
California Native: No
Description: At: SANTA CRUZ GROUND COVER
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Botanical Name: Vinca minor 'Alba
Common Name: Periwinkle or Myrtle
California Native: No
Description: At: SANTA CRUZ GROUND COVER
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Botanical Name: Magnolia
California Native: No
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Botanical Name: Carpenteria califormia *
Common Name: Bush Anemone
California Native: Yes
Description: Portola Valley Ranch

TYPE: Broadleaf evergreen shrub

GROWTH: 8-12' x 6-8' slow

LIGHT: Sun to part shade

WATER: Dry between to none in summer

PROBLEMS: None

PEST: Aphids

DISEASE: None
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Botanical Name: Eriogonum spp.*
Common Name: Buckwheats
California Native: Yes
Description: Portola Valley Ranch

TYPE: Perennial g/c or subshrub

GROWTH: 8-12" x 1-3' slow to adverage

LIGHT: Sun
WATER:Dry between, monthly, none in summer

PROBLEMS: None

PEST: None

DISEASES: Crown rot in wet soil

Botanical Name: Prunus illicifolia *
Common Name: Holly Leaf Cherry
California Native: Yes
Description: Portola Valley Ranch

TYPE: Broadleaf evergreen tree or shrub

GROWTH:20-30' x 20-30' adverage

LIGHT: Sun to part shade

WATER: Dry between, monthly, none in summer

PROBLEMS: None

PEST: Whiteflies

DISEASES: None

Botanical Name: Romneya coulteri
Common Name: Matilija Poppy
California Native: Yes
Description: Brown Marketplace
corner of clares & Cap Rd

TYPE: Deciduous perennial

GROWTH: 5-12' x 8' fast

LIGHT: Sun

WATER: Dry between, monthly, none in summer

PROBLEMS: Underground runners

PEST: None

DISEASE: None

Botanical Name: Convolvulus mauritanicus
Botanical Pronunciation: kun-VUL-view-lus sab-e-A-tuss
Common Name: Ground Morning Glory
Family Name: Coinvolvulaceae
Diseases: None
Flower: Funnel shaped, circular lavender-blue in the summer to fall that is not edible.
Growth: 1-2' x 2-3' spread. It is average growth with medium texture.
Landscape Use: Container plant.
Light: Sun on the coast and inland.
Location: East of Hollywood Video.
Pest: None.
Problems: None.
Propagation: By cuttings,
Pruning: Tip prun as needed.
Tolerance: Deer, drought, heat, and insect/disease resistant.
Type: Broadleaf evergreen groundcover that is a heraceous perennial.
Water: Monthly/dry season.
California Native: No
Description: Hardy to 10 degrees.
Sunset zones 4-9, 12-24.
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Botanical Name: Vinca minor
Common Name: Dwarf periwinkle
Diseases: None.
Flower: Star shape, blueish lavendar.
Growth: 6-8
Light: Will Tolerate sun, but likes part sun to shade on the coast.
Pest: Mealy bugs, aphaids, and scale.
Problems: None.
Type: Broadleaf evergreen ground cover.
Water: Moderate to dry between
California Native: No
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Botanical Name: Rhaphiolepis indica
Botanical Pronunciation: RAFF-ee-oh-lep-iss IN-dick-ah
Common Name: Indian Hawthorn
Family Name: Roseaceae
Diseases: Fungle leaf spot.
Flower: Pink/white 5 pedel cluster in the spring.
Growth: 3-6' X 3-8'
Landscape Use: Backgound, container plant, espalier, hedge, screen, and specimen.
Light: Sun to part sun on coast and inland.
Pest: Aphids to control increase water.
Problems: None.
Propagation: By cuttings.
Pruning: As desired but not required.
Tolerance: Drought, winds, smog/dust, heat, neglect lawn irrigation and desert conditions.
Type: Broadleaf evergreen shrub that is dense spreading, upright and globular.
Water: Dry between to none in summer.
California Native: No
Description: Hardy to 10-20 degree.
Sunset Zones 8-10 and 12-24
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Botanical Name: Syzygium paniculatum
Common Name: Eugenia or Australian Brush Cherry
California Native: No
Description: MENTIONED plant

Botanical Name: Bacopa monnier
Botanical Pronunciation: bah-CO-pa moan-ee-AIR-ee
Common Name: Bacopa
Flower: White all year.
Growth: 3" x 2 ' fast growing.
Landscape Use: Background, container plant, wall spiller ground cover.
Light: Sun to part sun on the coast and part sun inland.
Pest: Snails.
Problems: None.
Pruning: As desired will tolerate shearing.
Type: Broadleaf evergreen herb. perennial groundcovermat forming semi-open form.
Water: Ample moisture to moderate.
California Native: No

Botanical Name: Teucrium fruticans
Botanical Pronunciation: TWO-kree-uhm / FRUIT-eh-kans
Common Name: Bush Germander
Family Name: Lamiaceae
Diseases: None.
Flower: Pale blue-lavender-deep blue 5 Pedel 3/4-1" dia. teardrop with fragrant leaves.
Growth: 40-8'heigh x 4-8'spread, slow to average growth.
Landscape Use: As background, bank cover, container plant, to attract bird/bees, informal hedge, rock garden, screen, on the sea coast and shrub mass.
Light: Sun on the coast and inland.
Location: West of LRC.
Pest: None.
Problems: None.
Propagation: By cuttings and seeds.
Pruning: As desired in late winter and early spring, thin/cut back every 3 yewars or so.
Tolerance: Drought, deer, wind, sea coast, heat, insect or disease resistant and neglect.
Type: Broadleaf evergreen shrub that is dense round, spreading and upright.
Water: Monthly.
California Native: No
Description: Medium scale gray leaf loose shrub with sage like flower.
Hardy to 0 degrees.
Sunset zones: 4-24.
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Botanical Name: Phygelius spp.
Common Name: Cape Fusia
California Native: No
Description: TYPE:

GROWTH:

LIGHT:

WATER:

FLOWER:

PROBLEMS:

PEST:

DISEASES:

Botanical Name: Vinca minor 'Variegata'
Common Name: Variegated Perwinkle
California Native: No
Description: REVIEWED:See Lab 3
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Botanical Name: Rosa californica
Botanical Pronunciation: RO-zah cal-eh-FOUR-beh-kah
Common Name: California Wild Rose
Family Name: Rosaceae
Diseases: None.
Flower: Open single rose in white to deep rose in the spring to summer and fragrant.
Growth: 6-9' heigh X 6'+ spread.
Landscape Use: Attracts birds, infornal hedge, barrier and wild life value.
Light: Sun to Part sun on the coast and inland.
Location: Rear dunes of Sunset State Beach.
Pest: Rose slugs (control) spray with diazinon or hand pick. Aphids (control) rince off with water.
Problems: Invasive.
Propagation: Root divisions, cuttings and seeds (stratify)
Pruning: Trim back canes in late fall for extra vigor the following year.
Tolerance: Sea coast.
Type: Deciduous evergreen shrub that is semi-open, spreading, upright and globular.
Water: Monthly but needs occasional deep watering in summer.
California Native: Yes
Description: Hardy to: 0 degrees.
Sunset zones: All

Botanical Name: Helichrysum petiolare
Botanical Pronunciation: hell-eh-KRY-some pet-e-o-LAR-a
Common Name: Licorice Plant
Family Name: Asteraceae
Diseases: Fungal leaf spot (control) prune to remove and avoid overhead water.
Flower: Tan, creamy yellow clusters of tiny daisy-like flowers 1/8" in the summer.
Growth: Fast in youth 1 1/2-3' x 4- 6'
Landscape Use: As a bank cover, container plant, ground cover, hanging basket, fire retardant, that is deer proff.
Light: Sun to part sun on the coast and inland.
Location: Baskin Children's Center & Soquel Nursery Growers.
Pest: Spider mites (control) increase watering.
Problems: Invasive rooted stems.
Propagation: By cuttings.
Pruning: Tip prune as needed but will tolerate shearing.
Tolerance: Deer, drought, insect/disease resistant, neglect, seacoast and winds.
Type: Broadleaf evergreen herbaceous perennial vine or subshrub.
Water: Monthly/Dry season.
California Native: No
Description: Hardy to 20-25 degrees.
Sunset zones: 16, 17, 22-24.

Botanical Name: Claytonia perfoliata
Common Name: Miner's Lettuce
Family Name: Portulaceae
Diseases: None.
Flower: White star-like, bell-like clusters in center of leaf in Feb.-May.
Growth: 6-12" x 6-12' fast growing.
Landscape Use: Attracts birds, container plant, deer proof, fire retardant, groundcover, and shade plant.
Light: Sun to moisy/heavy shade.
Location: Wilder Ranch.
Pest: None.
Problems: Reseeds.
Propagation: By seeds.
Pruning: None required.
Tolerance: Deer, insect/disease resistant, neglect and seacoast.
Type: Broadleaf evergreen groundcover that is clumping, mat like and spreads.
Water: Ample.
California Native: Yes
Description: Hardy to 20 degrees.

MENTIONED IN LAB 10