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Golden Bamboo
Nandina, Heavenly Bamboo
Wings of Gold N.Z. Flax
Shrub Rose
Golden Bamboo

Common name:Golden Bamboo
Botanical name:Phyllostachys aurea

This bamboo will grow to about 25' tall and is drought tolerant with dense foliage.

Nandina, Heavenly Bamboo

Common name:Nandina, Heavenly Bamboo
Botanical name:Nandina domestica

Nandina domestica is a graceful upright shrub that grows from 3'-6' in height. It gets its name from its bamboo-like growth habit. When thinned from the center it bears a remarkable resemblance to bamboo. It is best used in groups. It can be used in a shaded patio or out in a shrub border with full sun. An interesting feature of Heavenly Bamboo is the bronze color in the new growth when planted in full sun. It also bears clusters of white flowers in the spring.

Wings of Gold N.Z. Flax

Common name:Wings of Gold N.Z. Flax
Botanical name:Phormium 'Wings of Gold'

Phormium ?Wings of Gold' has a bright olive green blades with creamy yellow margins. It grows to about 3' high and 3' wide. It likes full sun or half sun and prefers the soil to dry out completely between waterings.

Shrub Rose

Common name:Shrub Rose
Botanical name:Rosa Shrub varieties

The dark green, heavily veined leaves of this bushy shrub are strong support for the pure white or pink, nearly double flowers it produces. This is a very tolerant, heavily scented plant with an impressive fall color. Also, large hips appear intermittently with this plant.

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Soils and Compost:

Incorporate compost 6" into your soil to retain water, reduce compaction, feed earthworms, and provide valuable nutrients to your plants.

Water Saving Tip:

Change spray sprinklers to low-flow bubbler or drip systems. Shrubs and trees are ideal candidates for this type of irrigation because the water is applied directly to the root zones.

Integrated Pest Management:

Attract, or buy beneficial insects such as ladybugs and lacewings to control pest outbreaks in your garden.