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Rock and Perennial Hillside
Serbian Bellflower
Torch Lily Improved
Sun Rose
Adagio Eulalia Grass
Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar
Glossy Abelia
Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar
Serbian Bellflower

Common name:Serbian Bellflower
Botanical name:Campanula poscharskyana

The large, light lavender blue flowers of this Bellflower are produced along trailing stems throughout the year. It is a fast, easy grower in areas of sun to partial shade. -Monterey Bay Nursery

Torch Lily Improved

Common name:Torch Lily Improved
Botanical name:Kniphofia hybrids

This perennial will grow to about 6' tall and has large green, grass-like leaves with red, orange, and yellow tubular flowers that bloom in summer. Flowers resemble tiki torches. Hummingbirds love the flowers.

Sun Rose

Common name:Sun Rose
Botanical name:Helianthemum nummularium

An evergreen shrublet that grows 6"-8" high and 2' wide, the flowers of this plant are 1" wide, and from April to June, are borne in shades of red, apricot, orange, yellow, pink, rose and white.

Adagio Eulalia Grass

Common name:Adagio Eulalia Grass
Botanical name:Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio'

These deciduous grasses grow from 2'-3' tall, and often turn orange or dark red before going dormant. Tall, showy spikes of feathery, curved seed heads are borne and retained well into the winter or the following spring. It should receive sun to part shade, and average to little summer watering. -Monterey Bay Nursery

Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar

Common name:Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar
Botanical name:Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca Pendula'

This large, slow-growing conifer exhibits weeping growth form. Its golden leaves are 1" in size, and it also requires full sun in order to best develop its color. It serves as an excellent specimen or rock garden subject.

Glossy Abelia

Common name:Glossy Abelia
Botanical name:Abelia X grandiflora

Abelia X grandiflora is a semi-evergreen shrub of medium size. It has small, white, fragrant flowers that bloom from spring through the fall season. Bracts add a bronzy tint to the flowers. Abelia makes a good sheared hedge or screen. When unsheared, it is naturally arching.

Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar

Common name:Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar
Botanical name:Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca Pendula'

This large, slow-growing conifer exhibits weeping growth form. Its golden leaves are 1" in size, and it also requires full sun in order to best develop its color. It serves as an excellent specimen or rock garden subject.

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Rock and Perennial Hillside

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:

Develop healthy soil for plants that are vigorous and naturally pest-resistant.