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Color Garden for the California Coast

Create a kaleidoscope of color in your garden throughout the seasons with this easy-to-follow landscape plan.

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Plant List

A. Chinese fringe tree (Chionanthus retusus) (1)
B. Trumpet honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens), on arbor (2)
C. Confederate/star jasmine (Trachelospernum jasminoides) on tuteur (1)
D. Annuals, selected by gardener, in 3 containers
E. Compact Koreanspice viburnum (Viburnum carlesi 'Compacta') (2), plant four feet apart
F. Confetti variegated abelia (Abelia grandiflora 'Confetti') (2), plant 3-1/2 feet apart
G. Anthony Waterer spiraea (Spiraea x bumalda) 'Anthony Waterer') (2), plant four feet apart
H. Eichholz bearberry cotoneaster (Cotoneaster 'Eichholz') (5), plant 2-1/2 feet apart
I. Lemon Drop primrose (Oenothera 'Lemon Drop') (42), plant 1 foot apart
J. Eichholz bearberry cotoneaster (Cotoneaster 'Eichholz') (4), plant 2-1/2 feet apart
K. Goldsturm black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullvantii 'Goldsturm') (9), plant 1-1/2 feet apart
L. Adagio maiden grass (Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio') (5), plant 2-1/2 feet apart
M. Sunrise coneflower (Echinacea 'Sunrise') (4), plant 1-1/2 feet apart
N. Burgundy blanket flower (Gaillardia 'Burgundy') (8), plant 1-1/2 feet apart
O. Wood's Pink aster (Aster dumosus 'Wood's Pink') (8), plant 1-1/2 feet apart
P. Purple love grass (Eragrostis spectabilis) (13), plant 1-1/2 feet apart
Q. Anise hyssop (Agastache 'Tutti-Frutti') (15), annual in USDA Zone 5, plant 1-1/2 feet apart
R. Lady in Black aster (Aster laterfolius 'Lady in Black') (6), plant 2 feet apart

Key

1. Arbor: 4' wide x 2' to 3' deep
2. Tuteur: 2' wide x 6 to 7' high
3. Container: 18 to 22" wide
4. Stepping stones with mulch paths
5. Bench: 4' wide

How to install your landscape plan
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Landscape plan by Hortus Oasis
Illustrations by Simutis Illustrations

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