what flowers should i put were? - Knowledgebase Question

pasadena, Ca
Question by jessicalopez2
October 27, 2009
i was just wondering what flowers were look good were. Can you go onto Google satellite and look at 1831 N. Newport Ave, Pasadena CA 91104. I want to know what flowers will look good were along both sides of the driveway and along the fence (there isn't anything anywhere now except the big palm tree)the flowers im taking in to consideration are the ones that home depot sells for like $2 for a pack

Answer from NGA
October 27, 2009


We can't really design your landscape for you. It's beyond the scope of this forum. But, we can provide a list of plants suitable for your growing region. For more ideas, Google "Mediterranean Garden" and you'll come up with all kinds of places to visit, some with sketches and photos of landscape designs. Here are some plants to include in your garden:
Vines --

Clematis cirrhosa ?Freckles?, ?Guernsey Cream? EVERGREEN VIRGIN?S BOWER;
Clematis viticella ?Etoile Violette? BLUE VIRGIN?S BOWER;
Hedera canariensis ?Variegata? VARIEGATED ALGERIAN IVY;
Hedera colchica PERSIAN IVY;
Jasminum azoricum RIVER JASMINE;
Jasminum officinale affine SUMMER JASMINE;
Rosa banksiae LADY BANKS ROSE;
Solanum jasminoides WHITE POTATO VINE;
Vitis californica ?Roger?s Red? RED-LEAF CALIFORNIA GRAPE;
Vitis vinifera ?Purpurea? RED-LEAF GRAPE.


Acanthus mollis BEAR?S BREECH;
Aethionema grandiflorum PERSIAN STONE CRESS;
Ballota pseudodictamnus ?Nana?* DWARF HOREHOUND;
Centranthus ruber JUPITER?S BEARD;
Delphinium cardinale SCARLET LARKSPUR;
Digitalis dubia DWARF FOXGLOVE;
Echium pininana BLUE TOWER OF JEWELS;
Epilobium (Zauschneria) ?Bowman Hybrid? CALIFORNIA FUCHSIA;
Epilobium (Zauschneria) californica latifolia CALIFORNIA FUCHSIA;
Epilobium (Zauschneria) canum CALIFORNIA FUCHSIA;
Erigeron glaucus SEA FLEABANE;
Euphorbia characias wulfenii MEDITERRANEAN SPURGE;
Euphorbia x martinii RED SPURGE;
Euphorbia myrsinites MYRTLE SPURGE;
Euphorbia rigida SILVER SPURGE;
Geranium maderense (monocarpic) MADEIRA CRANESBILL;
Helianthemum nummularium SUNROSE;
Helleborus argutifolius (corsicus) CORSICAN HELLEBORE;
Helleborus lividus CHRISTMAS ROSE;
Heuchera maxima and hybrids CORAL BELLS;
Iris Pacific Coast Hybrids PACIFIC COAST IRIS;
Isoplexis canariensis CANARY ISLAND SNAPDRAGON;
Lathyrus latifolius EVERLASTING PEA;
Leymus condensatus ?Canyon Prince? BLUE ISLAND RYE GRASS;
Limonium perezii PERENNIAL STATICE;
Mimulus cardinalis SCARLET MONKEY FLOWER;
Nepeta racemosa ?Walker?s Low? PERSIAN CATMINT;
Nepeta ?Six Hills Giant? SIX HILLS GIANT CATMINT;
Nolina parryi SPOON GRASS;
Origanum x ?Jim?s Best?, ?Rotkugel?, ?Santa Cruz?
Penstemon centranthifolius SCARLET BUGLER;
Penstemon heterophyllus BLUE PENSTEMON;
Penstemon spectabilis SHOWY PENSTEMON;
Polystichum munitum WESTERN SWORD FERN;
Salvia officinalis SAGE;
Salvia spathacea HUMMINGBIRD SAGE;
Sisyrinchium bellum BLUE-EYED GRASS;
Thalictrum fendleri polycarpum FENDLER?S MEADOW RUE;
Yucca whipplei ADAM?S NEEDLE.

Good luck with your landscape!

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