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Society Garlic
Red New Zealand Flax
Jack Spratt New Zealand Flax
Pink Breath Of Heaven
Society Garlic

Common name:Society Garlic
Botanical name:Tulbaghia violacea

This clumping perennial will grow less than 1' tall and has narrow, blue green leaves. Clusters of lavender flowers bloom in spring and summer. Leaves and flowers have a distinct onion or garlic smell if crushed.

Red New Zealand Flax

Common name:Red New Zealand Flax
Botanical name:Phormium tenax 'Rubrum'

New Zealand Flax is an excellent accent plant for the garden. Evergreen leaves are long, narrow, and grow upright. Clusters of flowers grow on spikes above the foliage in late spring and summer. 'Rubrum' is a large, bold plant with stiff, vertical, strap-like leaves that arise from its base and are dark purplish-red in color. It should be grown in full sun.

Jack Spratt New Zealand Flax

Common name:Jack Spratt New Zealand Flax
Botanical name:Phormium tenax 'Jack Spratt'

Phormium 'Jack Spratt' is an evergreen perennial. Big, dramatic plant composed of many swordlike, stiffly vertical leaves in a fan pattern. Flowers stems reach high above leaves, bearing clusters of small blossoms.

Pink Breath Of Heaven

Common name:Pink Breath Of Heaven
Botanical name:Coleonema pulchrum

Pink Breath of Heaven is a fine textured wispy shrub growing 5 ft. high with tiny pink flowers and fragrant leaves. It blooms sporadically throughout the year. It needs good drainage and is drought tolerant. - Cornflower Farms

The Right Plant Right Place

Putting the right plants in the right places in the right groupings is both the challenge and art of good landscape design.

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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:

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