Wild and Native
Sticky Monkey Flower
California Wild Grape
Bee's Bliss Creeping Sage
Sticky Monkey Flower

Common name:Sticky Monkey Flower
Botanical name:Mimulus aurantiacus

Sticky Monkey Flower is a drought tolerant evergreen shrub 4 ft. ft tall with numerous orangish/yellow flowers in spring and summer. It is a California native that attracts hummingbirds. This shrub can be found on the dry hills and canyon slopes in the Sierra Nevada foothills and the central Coast Ranges. -Cornflower Farms

California Wild Grape

Common name:California Wild Grape
Botanical name:Vitis californica

The California wild grape is a woody deciduous vine that with round large leaves. The flowers are in small fragrant blooms and berry clusters appear in the summer. This vine has sprawling , climbing growth habit. The California wild grape is native to California and is drought tolerant. -Cornflower Farms

Bee's Bliss Creeping Sage

Common name:Bee's Bliss Creeping Sage
Botanical name:Salvia 'Bee's Bliss'

This mounding groundcover has gray-green leaves with lavender-blue flowers that bloom in the spring.

Designer: Agi Kehoe

Wild and Native

Photographer: GardenSoft

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.

Water Saving Tip:

Even during our hottest months we don't need to water daily.

Give your plants a chance to breathe.

Water late at night or in the early morning hours to avoid losses to wind and evaporation.

Integrated Pest Management:

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