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Trees

 
Japanese Maple
Japanese Maple

Thesis a full sized Japanese Maple probably 15 to 20 years old.

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Marina Strawberry Tree
Marina Strawberry Tree

This Marina has been pruned to expose the trunk and shape the structure.

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Seiryu Japanese Maple
Seiryu Japanese Maple

This is a young tree about 3-4 years in the grown. Very sun and heat resistant.

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cedrus libani  Pendula Glauca
cedrus libani Pendula Glauca

This is a young 3-5 year specimen in the ground. It grows into spectacular interesting specimen.

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Cercis Chinensis Don Egolf.
Cercis Chinensis Don Egolf.

This dwarf Redbud is slow growing to 8 to 10 and It has very few seed pods.

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Redbud Don egolf
Redbud Don egolf

dwarf redbud a couple years olerthan the previous picture.

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Rubye Atkinson Redbud
Rubye Atkinson Redbud

Eastern Redbud about 4 years old with typical flowers.

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Redbud Oklahoma
Redbud Oklahoma

Oklahoma is a deep purple flowering redbud with glossy leaves and a compact head.

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Chinese Fringe tree
Chinese Fringe tree

Chionanthus is a small to medium sized tree with showy mid spring blooms.

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Crape Myrtle Zuni
Crape Myrtle Zuni

Zuni is a mid sized variety with very good resistance to mildew.

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Chinese Rain tree
Chinese Rain tree

Koelreuteria is a small to medium sized deciduous tree with showy spring blooms and showy tan colored seed capsules in the fall

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Liquidqmbar Palo Alto
Liquidqmbar Palo Alto

Fast growing upright tree with excellent Fall color

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Holly Oak
Holly Oak

Holly Oak is is mid sized evergreen oak that does very well in the Central Valley.

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Canary Island Pine
Canary Island Pine

Fast growing upright pine that uses much less water than redwoods.

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Scotch Pine
Scotch Pine

Scotch Pine is a large upright pine

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Pinus Tanyosho
Pinus Tanyosho

Tanyosho pine is usually sold as a sheared round headed pine but developes into a large round headed multi trunked specimen.

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Pine Tanyosho
Pine Tanyosho

Another sample of Tanyosho pine.

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Japanese Black pine
Japanese Black pine

Grows into an irregular headed pine that is often pruned to accent the regular and wind blown shape.

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Japanese Black Pine
Japanese Black Pine

Pruned oriental style.

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Sequoiadendron
Sequoiadendron

The Siera Redwood is a very pyramidal tree when young. Very large tree eventually.

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Kawakami Flowering Pear
Kawakami Flowering Pear

Earliest Spring blooming tree. last tree to lose its leaves and first to leaf in the spring.

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Shrubs

 
Emerald Carpet Manzanita
Emerald Carpet Manzanita

This is a low spreading ground cover Manzanita. drought resistant evergreen.

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Howard Mmc Minn Manzanita
Howard Mmc Minn Manzanita

Compact mid sized shrub. Prunes well if done when young. Can be allowed to get largemand open to show the branch structure.

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Howard Mc Minn Manzanita
Howard Mc Minn Manzanita

Larger sample of Howard Mc Minn.

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Arbutus compacta flowers
Arbutus compacta flowers

This is an evergreen shrub that grows inn the 6-10' range depending on age. We like it pruned to open and expose the branches.

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Purple Barberry
Purple Barberry

Medium sized deciduous shrub with showy spring and summer foliage. Attractive fall color.

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Rose Glow barberry
Rose Glow barberry

Variegated form with purple and pink variegated leaves

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ceanothus
ceanothus

Ceanothus is an evergreen shrub that, depending on the variety, grows from 1 to 10' tall. It is drought resistant. Spring flowers.

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Chamaecyparis pisifera mops
Chamaecyparis pisifera mops

Evergreen shrub with bright gold new growth. Slow growing to 8' x8'.

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Juniper shimpaku
Juniper shimpaku
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Juniper Gray Gleam
Juniper Gray Gleam

Grey Gleam is a compact upright Juniper slow growing to 6 to 8' and slowly larger.

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magnolia little gem espaliered
magnolia little gem espaliered

Dwarf Little Gem Magnolia espaliered against a wall

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Nandina Gulfstream
Nandina Gulfstream

This is a well established Gulf Stream Nandina. Grows about 3-4' tall and slowly larger. Do not shear. prune individual canes instead.

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Pomegranate flower
Pomegranate flower

Flower from a full sized fruiting pomegranate tree.

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Dwarf Pomegranate
Dwarf Pomegranate

Compact shrub with red flowers in the late spring and with attractive fruit in the fall into winter.

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Dwarf Pomegranate #2
Dwarf Pomegranate #2
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Vines

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Perennials and flowers

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bidens
bidens

Bidens is a 2 to 4 year perennial with a very long bloom season. Likes sun to part sun

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dianella baby bliss
dianella baby bliss
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Luxuriant Bleeding Heart
Luxuriant Bleeding Heart

This is notably hardier and longer blooming than the old fashoned variety. Blooms from late spring through end of summer

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Pride of Madera
Pride of Madera

Echium is a 3-6 year perennial with spectacular spikes of purple flowers in the summer.

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Cranesbill Rozanne
Cranesbill Rozanne

True geranium Roxanne is our favorite. Heavy blooming and long lived under most conditions. Low spreading growth.

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Cranesbill Rozanne
Cranesbill Rozanne

Close up of flowers

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Coral Bells Crimson Curls
Coral Bells Crimson Curls

One variety out of many decorative foliage coral bells. Grown for foliage not flowers. Likes open shade.

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Perenniasl Hibiscus
Perenniasl Hibiscus

Hibiscus mochutos. Has very large flowers on a plant that is cut to the ground in the winter.

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candy tuft
candy tuft

Iberis is a low compact perennial that blooms very early Spring and starts in even in the winter here. Shear after flood fades.

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Lamium
Lamium

Lamium is a low spreading ground cover for light to medium shade.

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Lavender - Spanish
Lavender - Spanish

Heavy blooming Lavender. typical life span of 3 to 5 years depending on watering. longer living if in low water conditions.

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Ivy geranium
Ivy geranium

Certain Ivy geraniums make great color ground covers in the sum. Pick single forms for best results.

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African Daisy
African Daisy

Osteospermum has developed into a long blooming 2 to 4 years color perennial. Usually sold in 4" pots or #1 sized containers.

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Statice perezii
Statice perezii

This is another spectacular 2-4 year color perennial. Bloomms almost year round in our climate zone.

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Roses We Like

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rose sally holmes
rose sally holmes

One of our favorite climbing roses. spectacular and heavy blooming.

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sally Holmes
sally Holmes

close up of flower cluster

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rose ballerina close up
rose ballerina close up

Old fashioned Climbing rose with good repeat blooming habit.

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White Banks rose
White Banks rose

White banks clambering into a tree. Heavy spring boomer. Evergreen with no thorns.

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With banks rose #2
With banks rose #2

another view of banks Rose in tree.

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dainty bess
dainty bess

Distinctive single. Available over the internet

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double delight 9_9_01
double delight 9_9_01

fragrant

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secret 9_13-1
secret 9_13-1

Fragrant

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Julia Childs - Version 2
Julia Childs - Version 2

Very heavy blooming Floribunda rose

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Sasanqua Camellias

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Sasanqua Jean May in Bloom
Sasanqua Jean May in Bloom

Compact bushy growth 3-5 ft tall and wide.

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Sasanqua Jean May
Sasanqua Jean May

Compact and bushy growth

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Sasanqua Yuletide
Sasanqua Yuletide

Compact upright growth to 6' tall

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Sasanqua kanjiro
Sasanqua kanjiro

Upright and bushy growing

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Sasanqua Kanjiro
Sasanqua Kanjiro

Bloom close up

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Sasanqua Setsugekka
Sasanqua Setsugekka

Setuugekka is upright and open growth pattern

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Sasanqua cleopatra
Sasanqua cleopatra

compact and bushy growing from 3 to 5' tall and wide

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Sasanqua Bonanza
Sasanqua Bonanza

Slow growing and mounding growth pattern

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Sasanqua Shishi Gashira
Sasanqua Shishi Gashira

Slow growing compact and can be almost ground cover with a little pruning

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Japanese Maples

 
 
acer Peaches and Cream
acer Peaches and Cream
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Acer Oregon Sunset Japanese Maple
Acer Oregon Sunset Japanese Maple
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acer shigatatsu sawa
acer shigatatsu sawa
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Acer seiryu
Acer seiryu
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Japanese maple seedling
Japanese maple seedling

Seedling maples are subject to variation. Size, growth pattern and heat tolerance varies.

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