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Map 1236 N. Peck Ave.
Manhattan Beach, CA
(West of Polliwog Park)
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CA Native Shrubs (misc.)
Bush Anemone
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Carpenteria californica*Threatened CA Native
BUSH ANEMONE
Uses: Looks similar to camellia bush. Showy white flowers with yellow centers on evergreen shrub. Likes light shade.
Sun Exposure
Partial sun to shade
Water Requirements
Semi-dry to semi-moist
Soil Preference
Sandy to clay
Height & Width
6' x 3'
Flowers
Spring; White
Deciduous or Evergreen
Evergreen with water

 

 
Narrow Leaf Milkweed
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Asclepias fascicularisCA Native
NARROW LEAF MILKWEED
Uses: Wildflower meadow, rock garden, containers. Monarch butterflies drink nectar, lay eggs on leaves.
Sun Exposure
Sun (flowers less in shade)
Water Requirements
Semi-dry
Soil Preference
Sandy to clay
Height & Width
To 3' tall, spreader
Flowers
Spring; White clusters
Deciduous or Evergreen
Evergreen
 
WesternRedbud
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Cercis occidentalisCA Native
WESTERN REDBUD
Uses: Gorgeous accent shrub, small multi-trunked tree. Heart-shaped leaves, brilliant pink pea-shaped flowers.
Sun Exposure
Full sun to part shade
Water Requirements
Dry to semi-dry
Soil Preference
Sandy to clay
Height & Width
To 15' x 15'
Flowers
Spring; Pink
Deciduous or Evergreen
Deciduous
 
CaliforniaWildGrape
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Vitis californicaCA Native
CALIFORNIA GRAPE (WILD)
Uses: Groundcover, fence-cover, climbing vine on trellis. Small edible fruit attracts wildlife. Lovely fall colored leaves.
Sun Exposure
Sun to part sun
Water Requirements
Semi-dry to regular water
Soil Preference
Sandy to clay
Height & Width
30'- 40' x spreader
Flowers
Spring; Yellowish
Deciduous or Evergreen
Deciduous
 
MatilijaPoppy
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Romneya coulteriRare CA Native
Matilija Poppy
Uses: Slope, back of garden. Spreading, upright, shrub. Dramatic 6" diameter white flowers with orange centers.
Sun Exposure
Sun
Water Requirements
Dry to semi-dry
Soil Preference
Well drained
Height & Width
6'-8' x spreader
Flowers
May/June; White
Deciduous or Evergreen
Evergreen with water
 
Lemonadeberry
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Rhus integrifoliaCA Native
LEMONADEBERRY
Uses: Dense shrub for large area, slope, as hedge, food/cover for wildlife. Dainty flowers. Make tea from berries.
Sun Exposure
Sun to part sun
Water Requirements
Dry to semi-dry
Soil Preference
Sandy to clay to rocky
Height & Width
2'- 8' x up to 30'
Flowers
Spring; Pink
Deciduous or Evergreen
Evergreen
 
CoffeeberryEveCase
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Rhamnus californica 'Eve Case'CA Native
COFFEEBERRY
Uses: Dense specimen plant, clipped hedge, food/cover for wildlife. Red to black fall berries attract all sorts of birds.
Sun Exposure
Sun to part sun
Water Requirements
Semi-dry to semi-moist
Soil Preference
Sand to clay
Height & Width
6'- 8' x 3'- 4'
Flowers
Spring; Yellow
Deciduous or Evergreen
Evergreen
 
FremontsBushMallow
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Malacothamnus fremontiiCA Native
FREMONT'S BUSH MALLOW
Uses: Hardy, spreads by suckers to form thicket. Excellent erosion control. Soft, attractive flowers and leaves.
Sun Exposure
Part sun to shade
Water Requirements
Dry to semi-dry
Soil Preference
Rocky, sandy
Height & Width
3'x 3'- 6'
Flowers
Spring/Sum; Pink
Deciduous or Evergreen
Evergreen
 
TreeMallow
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Lavatera assurgentifloraEndangered CA Native
TREE MALLOW
Uses: Shrub, small tree, informal hedge. Striking tropical-looking flowers with long blooming season.
Sun Exposure
Sun to part sun
Water Requirements
Dry to semi-dry
Soil Preference
Sandy or clay
Height & Width
10'-15' x 8'-10'
Flowers
Wint - Sum; Magenta
Deciduous or Evergreen
Evergreen
 
HeartleavedPenstemon
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Keckiella cordifoliaCA Native
HEART-LEAVED PENSTEMON
Uses: Sprawling shrub will spill down hillsides or walls in cascades of summer color. Likes dry shady areas.
Sun Exposure
Sun or part shade
Water Requirements
Semi-dry
Soil Preference
Sand to clay
Height & Width
3'-4' x 3'-4'
Flowers
Summer; Red
Deciduous or Evergreen
Evergreen
 
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