California Fan Palm
Palms and cycads
These fast-growing fan palms are too tall for most suburban gardens; they are best suited to large properties, avenues, parkways. Species often hybridize if growing near each other.Washingtonia filifera
To 60 ft. tall, 20 ft. wide, with thicker trunk than W. robusta. Long-stalked, 3–6-ft., light green leaves stand well apart in open crown. As leaves mature, they bend down to form a “skirt” of thatch. In native stands in desert, this species always grows near springs or other moist spots.
Grows 2 in. tall and spreads by creeping stems. Gray-green leaves are oval, 3/4-in. long. Rounded 1/2-...
Mint-family member from South Africa. Branching to 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide. Hairy, square stems carry...
Dense grower to 5 ft. high and wide, with bright green leaves and lavender flowers.