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Dry Pond and Blue Rockets
Pride Of Madeira
Bitsy Hybrid Daylily
Red Yucca
Pride Of Madeira

Common name:Pride Of Madeira
Botanical name:Echium candicans

Mature specimens of this evergren shrub can grow to a size of 6'-8' tall and 8'-10' wide. In the spring, spikes of rosy-violet to blue-purple flowers appear. It should receive sun to part shade, with little or no summer watering when established. This plant can be severely damaged by frost below 25 degrees F. -Monterey Bay Nursery

Bitsy Hybrid Daylily

Common name:Bitsy Hybrid Daylily
Botanical name:Hemerocallis 'Bitsy'

Yellow flowers in profusion for over 250 days per year here. Thin scapes give an airy, fairy-like quality. Tinty 2" lemon-yellow blossoms appear very early in the season above 12-20" slender, grassy foliage.- Greenwood Daylily Gardens

Red Yucca

Common name:Red Yucca
Botanical name:Hesperaloe parviflora

Spectacular accent for desert gardens. Tolerates drought, full sun, reflected heat, poor soils & cold to at least 0f. Rosettes of leaves to about 3-4' tall x 6' wide. Red flower stalks emerge spring & remain on plant till end of summer. Evergreen. Will spread to form crowded grasslike clump. Flowers pink to nearly red. Tx & Mx. Drought resistant but will appear better & bloom longer with added moisture. Very frost tolerant. Leaves grey green. Soil tolerant.

Dry Creek Pond

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Dry Pond and Blue Rockets

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Soils and Compost:

Incorporate compost 6" into your soil to retain water, reduce compaction, feed earthworms, and provide valuable nutrients to your plants.

Integrated Pest Management:

Develop healthy soil for plants that are vigorous and naturally pest-resistant.