Evergreen, Shrubs, Decorative fruit or berries
Grown for form and foliage; clusters of small flowers are rather inconspicuous. Used chiefly as background plantings, hedges. Berries (typically pea size) are enjoyed by birds; volunteer seedlings may be a nuisance.Rhamnus crocea
Native to Coast Ranges fromNorthern California into Baja California.To 2–3 ft. high, 3–6 ft.wide, with many stiff branches,often spiny at tips. Roundishleaves frequently have finelytoothed edges; glossy dark topale green above, golden orbrownish beneath. Small brightred fruit. Takes full sun or partialshade in its native territory;does best with some shade inhotter inland areas. Little water.
There are some 250 species of penstemon. Most are native to the West, ranging from Canada into Mexico;...
Native to southern Chile and Argentina. Slender tree to 25 ft. tall, 20 ft. wide; distinguished chiefl...
From 1 ft. high,6–8 ft. wide. Very dense foliage with smaller, shinybronzy green leaves.Pale blue flow...