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Rock Retaining Hillside
Striped Society Garlic
Rockrose
Star Jasmine, Confederate Jasmine
Striped Society Garlic

Common name:Striped Society Garlic
Botanical name:Tulbaghia violacea 'Variegata'

The striped Society Garlic is a garlic scented perennial with green narrow leaves that have white margins to 1 ft. tall. The flowers are lavender clusters on a 1-2 ft. stem that bloom in the spring and summer. This perennial is drought tolerant. -Cornflower Farms

Rockrose

Common name:Rockrose
Botanical name:Cistus palhinae

The palhinae variety produces long, pointed leaves and large white flowers with a small crimson spot. Its narrow leaves, rounded at the tips, are well-covered with a beautiful shiny, sticky resin, appearing "varnished." The plant requires average to good drainage, and little or no summer watering when established. It should be grown in sun or part shade. -Monterey Bay Nursery

Star Jasmine, Confederate Jasmine

Common name:Star Jasmine, Confederate Jasmine
Botanical name:Trachelospermum jasminoides

The star jasmine is an evergreen vine that grows 20 ft. tall or a ground cover that reaches 1-2 ft. tall and 4-5 ft. wide. It has white fragrant flowers in the summer and can tolerate sun or partial shade. The star jasmine is also drought tolerant. -Cornflower Farms

Stacked rock retaining wall.

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Rock Retaining Hillside

Photographer: GardenSoft

Soils and Compost:

Physical weed control, including mulching, or hand removal protects the watershed from harmful chemicals.

Integrated Pest Management:

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