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Morning Light Silver Grass
Frades or Compact Escallonia
Creeping Mirror Plant
Hybrid White Rockrose
Morning Light Silver Grass

Common name: Morning Light Silver Grass
Botanical name: Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'

The 'Morning Light' is also a taller variety, growing to 6'-8' tall with delicate feathery plumes and very thin graceful leaves. This is a variegated form. It should receive sun to part shade, and average to little summer watering. Tall grasses are highly combustible.

Frades or Compact Escallonia

Common name: Frades or Compact Escallonia
Botanical name: Escallonia X exoniensis 'Frades'

The 'Frades' is an evergreen shrub that grows to 6'-8' tall and wide. It is valued for its glossy foliage and clusters of pink flowers. The heaviest bloom period is during spring and fall, with some flowers all year. The Escallonias grow best in sun to part shade, but will tolerate mostly shade if necessary. These plants usually need little or no summer watering. This is the most tolerant of poor drainage of all Escallonia varieties.

Creeping Mirror Plant

Common name: Creeping Mirror Plant
Botanical name: Coprosma X kirkii

This spreading evergreen shrub grows 1'-3' high and 2'-5' wide with small glossy leaves. It tolerates clay soils, mild drought situations, and wind.

Hybrid White Rockrose

Common name: Hybrid White Rockrose
Botanical name: Cistus X hybridus

This is a small evergreen shrub with 2" long gray green, crinkly leaves. It has pure white flowers with prominent yellow stamens. It flowers throughout the spring to early summer. Avoid heavy mulches. .

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Water Saving Tip:

Change spray sprinklers to low-flow bubbler or drip systems. Shrubs and trees are ideal candidates for this type of irrigation because the water is applied directly to the root zones.