reddish tinged newgrowth
- Used as a landscaping plant for the bright red berries it produces in wintertime.
- Birds eat the berries and distribute the seeds.
- A very difficult plant to eradicate once it gets established in wetland areas.
- A female cultivar of the species.
- Bright green wedge-shaped leaves with a few spines at the tip.
- Small red berries produced without fertilization.
- Leaves are cupped downwards.
Ilex cornuta 'Burfordii'
- alternate, elliptic leaves with rounded tips and rounded serrations along the margins,
- a dense, light-green bush.
- Deciduous shrub.
- Twigs have flat, corky wings that disappear on older growth.
- Leaves turn bright red in the fall.
Euonymus alatus 'Compactus'
Dwarf Wing-bark Euonymus
pillowy between leaf veins
- a boring green groundcover with no flowers or fruit,
- waxy foliage typical of the family,
- opposite leaves with pinnate venation,
- shallow serrations on the leaf margins.
Euonymus fortunei var. radicans
Common Winter Creeper
tiny leaves folded inside on another
- tiny leaves with denticulate margins,
- waxy foliage with some yellow mixed in with the dark green,
- a dense shrub or a low hedge.
Euonymus japonicus 'Microphyllus'
Box Leaf Euonymus
- opposite, compound leaves (unusual for Rosaceae),
- leaflets cut (lobed) into quarter-circles,
- gray bark peeling away in thin, vertical strips,
- dark, wine-red inner trunks and branches,
- dense, flat-topped panicles of small, white flowers in late spring.
Lyonothamnus floribundus spp. aspelifolius
Fern-leaf Catalina Ironwood
wavy leaf margin
little fruit capsules
- A small landscaping tree with upswept branches and a very vertical growth habit.
- Leaves are ovate to elliptic, finely toothed, and glossy above.
- Many small white flowers with 5 petals appear in early spring before the leaves emerge.
- Tiny fruits are green with yellow dots.
Pyrus calleryana 'Bradford'
wavier edges + serrate
- An evergreen pear that has more of a spreading habit than Bradford Pear.
- Landscape roses, planted for mass floral effect.
- Clusters of flowers on bushy plants.
- Provide mass color, informal hedges, and low borders.
Rosa Floribunda CVs
- a vigorous climbing rose,
- fragrant, blush-pink flowers.
Rosa Polyantha 'Cecile Brunner'
Cecile Brunner Polyantha Rose
- A native wild rose to California.
- The flowers are short-lived and fall apart easily.
California Wild Rose
completely spiny branches
- A deciduous shrub with a prickly stem,
- glossy, bright green, odd-pinnate compound leaves with distinctive heavy veining,
- pink flowers that are 3-4 inches across.
- alternate, elliptic to lanceolate leaves,
- new growth that is reddish-brown before turning green,
- leaf margins that are serrated from around the midpoint to the tip,
- (in the late spring and summer) flat-topped clusters of deep pink flowers.
Spiraea japonica 'Anthony Waterer'
Anthony Waterer Spiraea
Hedera helix 'Goldheart'
Goldheart English Ivy
Rice Paper Plant
Rosa Hybrid Tea CVs
Hybrid Tea Roses