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Trees

 
Japanese Maple
Thesis a full sized Japanese Maple probably 15 to 20 years old.
Marina Strawberry Tree
This Marina has been pruned to expose the trunk and shape the structure.
Seiryu Japanese Maple
This is a young tree about 3-4 years in the grown. Very sun and heat resistant.
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.
This dwarf Redbud is slow growing to 8 to 10 and It has very few seed pods.
Redbud Don egolf
dwarf redbud a couple years olerthan the previous picture.
Rubye Atkinson Redbud
Eastern Redbud about 4 years old with typical flowers.
Redbud Oklahoma
Oklahoma is a deep purple flowering redbud with glossy leaves and a compact head.
Chinese Fringe tree
Chionanthus is a small to medium sized tree with showy mid spring blooms.
Crape Myrtle Zuni
Zuni is a mid sized variety with very good resistance to mildew.
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
Fast growing upright tree with excellent Fall color
Holly Oak
Holly Oak is is mid sized evergreen oak that does very well in the Central Valley.
Canary Island Pine
Fast growing upright pine that uses much less water than redwoods.
Scotch Pine
Scotch Pine is a large upright pine
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
Another sample of Tanyosho 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
Pruned oriental style.
Sequoiadendron
The Siera Redwood is a very pyramidal tree when young. Very large tree eventually.
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
This is a low spreading ground cover Manzanita. drought resistant evergreen.
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
Larger sample of Howard Mc Minn.
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
Medium sized deciduous shrub with showy spring and summer foliage. Attractive fall color.
Rose Glow barberry
Variegated form with purple and pink variegated leaves
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
Evergreen shrub with bright gold new growth. Slow growing to 8' x8'.
Juniper shimpaku
Juniper Gray Gleam
Grey Gleem is a compact upright Juniper slow growing to 6 to 8' and slowly larger.
magnolia little gem espaliered
Dwarf Little Gem Magnolia espaliered against a wall
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
Flower from a full sized fruiting pomegranate tree.
Dwarf Pomegranate
Compact shrub with red flowers in the late spring and with attractive fruit in the fall into winter.
Dwarf Pomegranate #2
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Vines

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Perennials and flowers

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bidens
Bidens is a 2 to 4 year perennial with a very long bloom season. Likes sun to part sun
dianella baby bliss
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
Echium is a 3-6 year perennial with spectacular spikes of purple flowers in the summer.
Cranesbill Rozanne
True geranium Roxanne is our favorite. Heavy blooming and long lived under most conditions. Low spreading growth.
Cranesbill Rozanne
Close up of flowers
Coral Bells Crimson Curls
One variety out of many decorative foliage coral bells. Grown for foliage not flowers. Likes open shade.
Perenniasl Hibiscus
Hibiscus mochutos. Has very large flowers on a plant that is cut to the ground in the winter.
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 is a low spreading ground cover for light to medium shade.
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
Certain Ivy geraniums make great color ground covers in the sum. Pick single forms for best results.
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
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
One of our favorite climbing roses. spectacular and heavy blooming.
sally Holmes
close up of flower cluster
rose ballerina close up
Old fashioned Climbing rose with good repeat blooming habit.
White Banks rose
White banks clambering into a tree. Heavy spring boomer. Evergreen with no thorns.
With banks rose #2
another view of banks Rose in tree.
dainty bess
Distinctive single. Available over the internet
double delight 9_9_01
fragrant
secret 9_13-1
Fragrant
Julia Childs - Version 2
Very heavy blooming Floribunda rose
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Sasanqua Camellias

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Sasanqua Jean May in Bloom
Compact bushy growth 3-5 ft tall and wide.
Sasanqua Jean May
Compact and bushy growth
Sasanqua Yuletide
Compact upright growth to 6' tall
Sasanqua kanjiro
Upright and bushy growing
Sasanqua Kanjiro
Bloom close up
Sasanqua Setsugekka
Setuugekka is upright and open growth pattern
Sasanqua cleopatra
compact and bushy growing from 3 to 5' tall and wide
Sasanqua Bonanza
Slow growing and mounding growth pattern
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 Oregon Sunset Japanese Maple
acer shigatatsu sawa
Acer seiryu
Japanese maple seedling
Seedling maples are subject to variation. Size, growth pattern and heat tolerance varies.
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