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Poppy Explosion
California Poppy, Golden Poppy
Coral Rockrose
Common Butterfly Bush, Summer Lilac
French Lavender, Toothed Lavender
California Poppy, Golden Poppy

Common name:California Poppy, Golden Poppy
Botanical name:Eschscholzia californica

This small annual (sometimes acts as a perennial) plant will grow to less than 1' tall and has light, small blue/green leaves with gold and orange flowers that bloom in spring and summer.

Coral Rockrose

Common name:Coral Rockrose
Botanical name:Cistus X skanbergii

This is a compact shrub 1-2 ft high and 3 ft. wide with soft gray-green leaves and small coral pink flowers in spring. It is drought tolerant. -Cornflower Farms

Common Butterfly Bush, Summer Lilac

Common name:Common Butterfly Bush, Summer Lilac
Botanical name:Buddleja davidii

Butterfly bush is a fast growing deciduous or semi-evergreen shrub ranging from 3 ft. up to 10 ft. with an open, rangy growth habit. It should be cut back nearly to the ground in fall or spring for size control and appearance. - Cornflower Farms

French Lavender, Toothed Lavender

Common name:French Lavender, Toothed Lavender
Botanical name:Lavandula dentata

This lavender has green leaves and will grow 3' H x 5' W. It has lavender flowers that are prominent in the spring and summer months.

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Soils and Compost:

Practice grass-cycling by leaving short grass clippings on lawns after mowing, so that nutrients and organic matter are returned to the soil.

Integrated Pest Management:

Attract, or buy beneficial insects such as ladybugs and lacewings to control pest outbreaks in your garden.