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Nadine's Garden
Coral Rockrose
Provence Blue Lavandin
Prostrate Rosemary
Quasti Spanish Lavender
Powis Castle Artemisia
Hybrid White Rockrose
Crape Myrtle
Coral Rockrose

Common name:Coral Rockrose
Botanical name:Cistus skanbergii

This is a compact shrub 1-2 ft high and 3 ft. wide with soft gray-green leaves and small coral pink flowers in spring. It is drought tolerant. -Cornflower Farms

Provence Blue Lavandin

Common name:Provence Blue Lavandin
Botanical name:Lavandula X intermedia 'Provence'

With tall 24"-30" stems, 'Provence' has true, lavender colored flowers that are fragrant and excellent for cutting. It flowers in early June and has large, gray green leaves.

Prostrate Rosemary

Common name:Prostrate Rosemary
Botanical name:Rosmarinus officinalis 'Prostratus'

The 'Prostratus' grows to a height of 2-3' with a spread to 8'. Its flowers are pale, lavender-blue in color, and the leaves are needle-like with a dark, blue-green color. This plant makes a good ground cover, and its leaves can be used as seasoning in cooking.

Quasti Spanish Lavender

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

Powis Castle Artemisia

Common name:Powis Castle Artemisia
Botanical name:Artemisia 'Powis Castle'

This mounding shrub reaches 3 ft. high and up to 5ft. wide with fine silver foliage. - Cornflower Farms

Hybrid White Rockrose

Common name:Hybrid White Rockrose
Botanical name:Cistus hybridus

This is a small evergreen shrub with 2 in. long gray-green crinkly leaves. It has pure white flowers with prominant yellow stamens . It is produced throughout the spring to early summer. Avoid heavy mulches. Also sold as Cistus corbariensis.

Crape Myrtle

Common name:Crape Myrtle
Botanical name:Lagerstroemia indica

The new leaves of this species are 2" long, bright gren, and tinged with bronze. Its fall color is affected by the weather. While it has a bare outline, its rounded seed capsules add interest. Its delicate flowers bloom in 6-12" long clusters. The colors of its flowers are shades of red, rose, pink, purple, and white. It thrives on heat, and new cultivars have been created that resist mildew.

Designer: Nadine Cloudt

Nadine's Garden

Photographer: GardenSoft

Soils and Compost:

Practice grass-cycling by leaving short grass clippings on lawns after mowing, so that nutrients and organic matter are returned to the soil.

Integrated Pest Management:

Drip and other smart irrigation delivers water directly to roots, allowing no excess water for weeds.