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London Plane Tree
Red Fountain Grass
Ballerina Rhaph, Indian Hawthorn
London Plane Tree

Common name:London Plane Tree
Botanical name:Platanus x hispanica

The Platanus acerifolia is a fast-growing, deciduous tree that reaches a size 40-80' high by 30-40' wide. Its leaves are 3-5 lobed, with a width of 4-10". This plant is tolerant of most soils, smog, dust and reflected heat.

Red Fountain Grass

Common name:Red Fountain Grass
Botanical name:Pennisetum 'Rubrum'

This grass will reach 6' high and has deciduous, purplish/red leaves with clusters of purple flowers that appear in summer and fall.

Ballerina Rhaph, Indian Hawthorn

Common name:Ballerina Rhaph, Indian Hawthorn
Botanical name:Rhaphiolepis indica 'Ballerina'

This small shrub will grow 2' tall and 4' wide. It has small, dark green leaves that get a red tint in the winter and deep pink flowers that bloom fall through spring.

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Soils and Compost:

Maintain a two to four inch layer of mulch on the soil surface to reduce weeds, infiltrate rain water, and reduce compaction.

Integrated Pest Management:

Develop healthy soil for plants that are vigorous and naturally pest-resistant.