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Firebird Border Penstemon
Rainbow Fescue
Blue Fescue, Blue Fescuegrass
Eastern Redbud
California Fescue
Firebird Border Penstemon

Common name: Firebird Border Penstemon
Botanical name: Penstemon hybrids 'Firebird'

Penstemon gloxiniodes 'Firebird' is perennial, but sometimes treated as an annual. It has a compact, bushy, upright growth to 4' tall. Tubular summer flowers in loose spikes appear at the stem ends, in a rosy red color.

Rainbow Fescue

Common name: Rainbow Fescue
Botanical name: Festuca amethystima 'Superba'

The Rainbow Fescue is a hardy fescue with fine, blue green foliage that grows 8" tall. It has spring flowers that are 12" above the foliage. This fescue is a very showy, neat grass for sunny spots during spring and fall. The Rainbow Fescue is drought tolerant. -Cornflower Farms

Blue Fescue, Blue Fescuegrass

Common name: Blue Fescue, Blue Fescuegrass
Botanical name: Festuca glauca

This groundcover/grass will grow less than 1' tall and has small, blue green leaves.

Eastern Redbud

Common name: Eastern Redbud
Botanical name: Cercis canadensis

This small, deciduous tree with a rounded head is covered with small flowers of a rose pink color in the spring before the appearance of heart-shaped leaves. It can grow to 25' tall with an equal spread. It has a low branching habit with a rounded form. Leaves turn yellow green in the fall.

California Fescue

Common name: California Fescue
Botanical name: Festuca californica

The California Fescue is a cool season bunchgrass with blue green blades that reach 2'-5' high and 3' wide. Foliage arches gracefully upwards and outwards. Flower spikes reach 3' above the leaves. Plant in full sun or partial shade. It makes a great companion plant to oak trees and is handsome as a backdrop behind lower growing grasses for a meadow look. The California fescue is native to California and is a beneficial insect plant. -Cornflower Farms

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Curving to the Front Door

Photographer: GardenSoft

Water Saving Tip:

Adjust sprinklers to avoid watering sidewalks and driveways.