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Japanese Blood Grass
Autumn Sage
Swiss Mountain Pine
Shore Juniper
Fountain Grass
Japanese Blood Grass

Common name:Japanese Blood Grass
Botanical name:Imperata cylindrica 'Rubra'

This ground cover/grass can reach up to 3' tall and has green leaves that are reddish/maroon at the tips.

Autumn Sage

Common name:Autumn Sage
Botanical name:Salvia greggii 'Alba'

This drought-tolerant, evergreen shrub is 4' tall x 4' wide and produces beautiful white flowers that bloom from spring to fall.

Swiss Mountain Pine

Common name:Swiss Mountain Pine
Botanical name:Pinus mugo

Pinus mugo is an evergreen tree or shrub that grows slowly. Needles are 2 in., dark green, stout, and crowded. Cones are 1-2 in., oval, and tawny to dark brown. Generally a bushy, twisted, somewhat open pine.

Shore Juniper

Common name:Shore Juniper
Botanical name:Juniperus conferta 'Blue Pacific'

This improved form of the Junipreus conferta, the growth of this variety is more compact, with foliage that is a rich blue-green color.

Fountain Grass

Common name:Fountain Grass
Botanical name:Pennisetum alopecuroides

Pennisetum alopecuroides is a perennial grass. Bright green, 3-4 ft. foliage clumps are topped by pinkish plumes in early summer. Leaves turn yellow in fall, brown in winter.

Mulch between stepping stones.

Designer: Connie Lefkowits

Side Path to Statuary

Photographer: GardenSoft

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:

Remove irrigation water and fertilizer from areas where you don't want weeds to grow.