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Dymondia, Rock Ditty
Germander Sage
Red Buckwheat
Dymondia, Rock Ditty

Common name: Dymondia, Rock Ditty
Botanical name: Dymondia margaretae

This foliage is gray/green/silvery; it is a very dense, mat forming groundcover. It tolerates drought, cold, salt spray and poor soils. It's deep rooted and produces small, inconspicuous yellow flowers. Rock Ditty is great for use in between stepping stones or pavers.

Germander Sage

Common name: Germander Sage
Botanical name: Salvia chamaedryoides

Low mounding perennial with long bloom spreads by underground runners. Produces a small, silvery foliage which serves as a background for bright blue flowers. Bruised leaves have spicy fragrance. Native to eastern Mexico 7-9000' in desert habitat Grows to mature size of 2' tall and wide. Heaviest bloom in spring and early fall, intermittent throughout the rest of the season. Full sun, well drained site. No fertilizer. Drought tolerant.

Red Buckwheat

Common name: Red Buckwheat
Botanical name: Eriogonum grande v. rubescens

Red Buckwheat is a low growing, woody perennial 1'-2' high and 3' wide. It has showy, dark pink summer flowers that stand out against small, gray green foliage. It is a CA native that is drought tolerant. It attracts butterflies and benefical insects. - Cornflower Farms

Designer: Wynne Wilson

Parkway Plantings

Photographer: GardenSoft

Water Saving Tip:

Water between sunset and sunrise when temperatures and wind are the lowest.