12,288 California Native Plants Home Design Photos

Casey Boyter Gardens
Boyter Bunkhouse Green Roof
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as native grasses, can be a good way to introduce more diversity and increase the aesthetic charm of the roof. Intensive roofs, or roof gardens, are the perfect example of this. Some even have bushes and trees.
all green roofs require irrigation in the beginning while the roots of the plants are
mats made offsite). The reason that water-storing plants are so popular is because they are beautiful and hardy enough to stand up to the tough conditions of a roof. However, sometimes combining these with other types of vegetation, such as native grasses, can be a good way to introduce more diversity
also have deep pockets in it (similar to an egg carton) to store water that will then be released back to the plants during the next heat wave.
“love the dog on the roof” — jabomom
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Leptospermum scoparium
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Planting notes. Like Australian tea tree, New Zealand tea tree grows well in coastal conditions and is very drought tolerant, requiring only occasional water once established. Do not overwater. Well-drained, rocky soil is best and is similar to its native coastal
Planting notes. Like Australian tea tree, New Zealand tea tree grows well in coastal conditions and is very drought tolerant, requiring only occasional water once established. Do not overwater. Well-drained, rocky soil is best and is similar to its native coastal cliffs. Plant in full sun
coastal cliffs. Plant in full sun, in spring or early summer.
Perfect plant for 'hot summer areas' and NC coast. The silhouette is beautiful and four seasons of interest in the garden.
“NZ tea tree” — svenn13
Eco Minded Solutions
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Front & Backyard Design, La Jolla - Terrace
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of the home and the paver driveway, with native grasses incorporated to create movement in the landscape. Colorful grasses create movement here in this side view of the home. A succulent garden with a low-water-use plant palette and colorful flowering plants is featured. Boulders found on the property
modern home allows residents to enjoy the beautiful ocean views. The deck is constructed of cumaru wood, with cable rail wrapped around it. A native, low-water-use plant palette is featured in the foreground. Featured here are steps with cable rail leading down to the lower terrace. Concrete steppers in the
se plant palette. A horizontal screen fence made of beautiful cumaru wood is in the foreground, with a modern paver driveway in view. Here, a succulent garden with vibrant flowers can be viewed in the foreground. This aloe plant with coral flowers is a great example of a low-water-use focal plant. The
Union Studio, Architecture & Community Design
Concord Riverwalk
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you’re planting a native that spreads easily by, say, rhizomes, maybe you shouldn’t plant it along your fence where in a year or two it’ll be in your neighbor’s space. I’ve heard about folks planting aggressive plants in buried containers, to which I laugh. No container is gonna hold back a plant from
from being itself. And further, no “safe” or “sterile” or “seedless” plantnative or not — will stay that way forever (there’s little more a plant wants to do than reproduce).More: Why Native Plants Make Gardening So Much Better
“NICE LANDSCAPING IN A NEIGHBORHOOD” — suzannewei
Hansen's Northwest Native Plant Database
Snowberry
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Snowberry / Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus Photo: Hansen's Northwest Native Plant Database, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported
Seasonal interest: Pretty light green spring foliage on arching stems; delicate pink flowers in early summer; striking white berries all winter When to plant: Fall to spring is ideal, but it’s unfussy
produce the most abundant flowers and fruit in partial to full sun and moist soil. Plant in the back forty, where the the arching, warm brown stems and snowy white berries can be enjoyed as a backdrop to more formal plantings in winter. It will be relished by wildlife, whether humans see it or not, offering
songbirds. The arching stems of snowberry look pretty in spring and summer. When left to its own devices or gently thinned from the base annually, the plants develop a graceful look en masse, both in leaf and after the foliage has dropped.How to use it. Common snowberry is deciduous and has a wild, informal
“Common Snowberry grows sun or shade white berries in winter.” — lawiercioch
Carney Logan Burke Architects
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Fish Creek Compound Guest House
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Boulders, native plantings and annuals define and soften the setting.
***the stone border for planting around the building
Use if boulders and annual planting
Boulders/planting hiding foundation
boulder planting area
Boulders, native plantings and annuals define and soften the setting.
Boulders and plants define and soften the setting.
“corner glass” — stevansimich
Dig Your Garden Landscape Design
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Favorite CA Native Plants
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Ascelpias speciosa - Showy Milkweed. A Monarch butterfly food and habitat plant. Photo: Eileen Kelly @ ...
This is a native CA plant and a important host food for the Monarch Butterfly. A large medium to large shrub with stunning flowers early Summer. It is evergreen so looks good throughout the seasons in CA. Here's a link that might provide more info. I hope this helps! ...
Great Design Plant: Milkweed Quit cringing. This not-weed plant is a sight to behold in the garden, has a delicious vanilla scent and is a magnet for butterflies
II, milkweed fluff was used to fill pillows for GIs. And the milky sap can be applied to remove warts. Is there anything milkweed can't do? Try this plant in your garden and you won't regret it. Common milkweed (Asclepias speciosa, zones 3 to 9). This is a moderate spreader in loamy soils (slower in
“Common milkweed” — chifrog
Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design LLC
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Belmont Hill Residence
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staircase provides casual passage to a gently sloping lawn knoll carved from the existing hillside. Lush perennial borders and native plant stands create edges and thresholds, and a crisp palette of traditional and contemporary materials merge––building upon the surrounding topography and site geology.
muscular canopy trees, remnant fieldstone walls, and native stone outcroppings. Sound vegetation management principles guide each phase of installation, and the true character of the woodland is revealed. Stone walls form terraces that traverse native topography, and a meticulously crafted stone staircase
stones, pavers, bricks, blocks, pads, plants
Love this path. I like the mixed natural materials. Gravel, stone bricks, plant life. The texture is very pleasing to the eye. And the colors make it lively.
“Entry walk possibility” — louieheltzel
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