Common name:Quasti Spanish Lavender
Botanical name:Lavandula stoechas 'Quasti'
This lavender grows to 2' tall. The flower spikes are topped with purple bracts. It is drought tolerant - Cornflower Farms
Common name:Red Hot Poker
Botanical name:Kniphofia uvaria
This small shrub will reach about 3' tall and has large green leaves with orange flowers that bloom in summer and fall.
Common name:Lavender Cotton
Botanical name:Santolina chamaecyparissus
This ground cover/small shrub will grow to 3' tall and has small, grayish/silver leaves with yellow flowers that bloom in the summer.
Common name:Carolina Jessamine
Botanical name:Gelsemium sempervirens
As a vigorous evergreen, this vine has fine, rich, glossy foliage complete with trumpet-shaped, yellow flowers that are borne from late winter to spring. Carolina Jessamine will bloom best in full sun.
Common name:White Rockrose
Botanical name:Cistus ladanifer 'Blanche'
The fragrant leaves of this species are 4" in length, and are dark green above and lighter green beneath, and are sticky. Its white flowers are 3" wide, with yellow centers. It is rather tough and is resistant of minor neglect. Leaves are olive-green above and blue-gray beneath, lanceolate, aromatic and pubescent. The pure white flowers are 4" in diameter. A tough and durable selection that makes an effective screen. -Native Sons Nursery
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Practice grass-cycling by leaving short grass clippings on lawns after mowing, so that nutrients and organic matter are returned to the soil.
Remove irrigation water and fertilizer from areas where you don't want weeds to grow.