LEUCOPHYLLUM FRUTESCEN OUTSTANDING NATIVE PLANT MEDIUM COMPACT SHRUB WITH DELICATE SILVER TO GRAY/GREEN LEAVES. PURPLE BLOOMS FROM SUMMER TO FALL.GROWS IN ALL TYPES OF SOIL IF WELL DRAINED. DROUGHT TOLERANT AND HEAT TOLERANT. MAY GROW TO 8' BY 8' HARDY THRU ZONE 8. TEXAS SAGE IS ALSO KNOWN AS THE RAIN PLANT TO SOME, DUE TO THE FACT IT TENDS TO BLOOM BEFORE A RAINFALL.
Muhly grass is easy to grow in full sun but you will want to help it adapt to your soil quickly by adding a good soil mix. This southern native grass will perform outstanding in your garden. With spiky green foliage topped with airy pink flowers in the fall. This is a great alternative to pampas grass, as the plumes fade the grass will still look good through out the winter. This grass is hardy through zone 6 and higher, cut back a too a few inches in the spring before new growth begins this will keep it looking great through out the year.
Little John Bottle Brush produces brilliant red brush-like flowers in the spring and summer, while remaining evergreen through out the year.This variety only grows to about 3 foot tall, so it will work well as a low hedge or border plant. Hardy zone 8-11 plant early spring to early fall in most areas. Once established requires very little watering, Little John's can be left to grow as a shrub or can be trimmed to have a single trunk look.
New to Creekside is the California Ivy! It is a climbing plant that can be cultivated indoors as well as outdoors. It thrives in many different climates and features beautiful green leaves. Although this ivy will only get to about 12 inches tall at maturity, it can spread out more than 6 feet! This beautiful groundcover is perfect for containers and is hardy from zones 6-10.