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Trees

 
Japanese Maple
Japanese Maple

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

Marina Strawberry Tree
Marina Strawberry Tree

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

Seiryu Japanese Maple
Seiryu Japanese Maple

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

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.

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.

Redbud Don egolf
Redbud Don egolf

dwarf redbud a couple years olerthan the previous picture.

Rubye Atkinson Redbud
Rubye Atkinson Redbud

Eastern Redbud about 4 years old with typical flowers.

Redbud Oklahoma
Redbud Oklahoma

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

Chinese Fringe tree
Chinese Fringe tree

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

Crape Myrtle Zuni
Crape Myrtle Zuni

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

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

Liquidqmbar Palo Alto
Liquidqmbar Palo Alto

Fast growing upright tree with excellent Fall color

Holly Oak
Holly Oak

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

Canary Island Pine
Canary Island Pine

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

Scotch Pine
Scotch Pine

Scotch Pine is a large upright pine

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.

Pine Tanyosho
Pine Tanyosho

Another sample of Tanyosho pine.

Japanese Black pine
Japanese Black pine

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

Japanese Black Pine
Japanese Black Pine

Pruned oriental style.

Sequoiadendron
Sequoiadendron

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

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.

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.

Howard Mc Minn Manzanita
Howard Mc Minn Manzanita

Larger sample of Howard Mc Minn.

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.

Purple Barberry
Purple Barberry

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

Rose Glow barberry
Rose Glow barberry

Variegated form with purple and pink variegated leaves

ceanothus
ceanothus

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

Chamaecyparis pisifera mops
Chamaecyparis pisifera mops

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

Juniper shimpaku
Juniper shimpaku
Juniper Gray Gleam
Juniper Gray Gleam

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

magnolia little gem espaliered
magnolia little gem espaliered

Dwarf Little Gem Magnolia espaliered against a wall

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.

Pomegranate flower
Pomegranate flower

Flower from a full sized fruiting pomegranate tree.

Dwarf Pomegranate
Dwarf Pomegranate

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

Dwarf Pomegranate #2
Dwarf Pomegranate #2

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

dianella baby bliss
dianella baby bliss
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

Pride of Madera
Pride of Madera

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

Cranesbill Rozanne
Cranesbill Rozanne

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

Cranesbill Rozanne
Cranesbill Rozanne

Close up of flowers

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.

Perenniasl Hibiscus
Perenniasl Hibiscus

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

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.

Lamium
Lamium

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

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.

Ivy geranium
Ivy geranium

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

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.

Statice perezii
Statice perezii

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

Roses We Like

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rose sally holmes
rose sally holmes

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

sally Holmes
sally Holmes

close up of flower cluster

rose ballerina close up
rose ballerina close up

Old fashioned Climbing rose with good repeat blooming habit.

White Banks rose
White Banks rose

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

With banks rose #2
With banks rose #2

another view of banks Rose in tree.

dainty bess
dainty bess

Distinctive single. Available over the internet

double delight 9_9_01
double delight 9_9_01

fragrant

secret 9_13-1
secret 9_13-1

Fragrant

Julia Childs - Version 2
Julia Childs - Version 2

Very heavy blooming Floribunda rose

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.

Sasanqua Jean May
Sasanqua Jean May

Compact and bushy growth

Sasanqua Yuletide
Sasanqua Yuletide

Compact upright growth to 6' tall

Sasanqua kanjiro
Sasanqua kanjiro

Upright and bushy growing

Sasanqua Kanjiro
Sasanqua Kanjiro

Bloom close up

Sasanqua Setsugekka
Sasanqua Setsugekka

Setuugekka is upright and open growth pattern

Sasanqua cleopatra
Sasanqua cleopatra

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

Sasanqua Bonanza
Sasanqua Bonanza

Slow growing and mounding growth pattern

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
Acer Oregon Sunset Japanese Maple
Acer Oregon Sunset Japanese Maple
acer shigatatsu sawa
acer shigatatsu sawa
Acer seiryu
Acer seiryu
Japanese maple seedling
Japanese maple seedling

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