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Glorious Napa Hillside
Coral Rockrose
Powis Castle Artemisia
Prostrate Rosemary
Hybrid White Rockrose
Coral Rockrose

Common name:Coral Rockrose
Botanical name:Cistus skanbergii

This is a compact shrub 1-2 ft high and 3 ft. wide with soft gray-green leaves and small coral pink flowers in spring. It is drought tolerant. -Cornflower Farms

Powis Castle Artemisia

Common name:Powis Castle Artemisia
Botanical name:Artemisia 'Powis Castle'

This mounding shrub reaches 3 ft. high and up to 5ft. wide with fine silver foliage. - Cornflower Farms

Prostrate Rosemary

Common name:Prostrate Rosemary
Botanical name:Rosmarinus officinalis 'Prostratus'

The 'Prostratus' grows to a height of 2-3' with a spread to 8'. Its flowers are pale, lavender-blue in color, and the leaves are needle-like with a dark, blue-green color. This plant makes a good ground cover, and its leaves can be used as seasoning in cooking.

Hybrid White Rockrose

Common name:Hybrid White Rockrose
Botanical name:Cistus hybridus

This is a small evergreen shrub with 2 in. long gray-green crinkly leaves. It has pure white flowers with prominant yellow stamens . It is produced throughout the spring to early summer. Avoid heavy mulches. Also sold as Cistus corbariensis.

Designer: Nadine Cloudt

Glorious Napa Hillside

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.

Integrated Pest Management:

Remove irrigation water and fertilizer from areas where you don't want weeds to grow.