Middle Bougainvillea probably 'Orange King', ties in with building. Unknown designer.
Unknown landscape architect/designer.
Unknown landscape designer.
East Carmel Valley, Michael Buckner succulent-n-cactus designscape, Located in a private gated communitySubmitted by Scott on Mon, 08/23/2010 - 10:26pm
Euporbia 'Ammak'(light), Euphorbia ingens(dark), Euphorbia trigona(small), Agave parryi 'huachucensis', coarse decomposed granite. Unknown designer.
Regional Natives of Particular Interest: Arctostaphylos glandulosa ssp. crassifolia, Del Mar ManzanitaSubmitted by Scott on Sun, 08/22/2010 - 12:11pm
(Click underlined title to see more) Del Mar Manzanita, in center, gets a few feet or more all around, wider than taller, with Eriogonum fasciculatum(local Buckwheat) in left foreground, Torrey Pines in background, Adenostoma fasc. between them in the mid-background. Below photo with the Manzanita in foreground, with a little portion of Lemonade Berry showing at left side of photo, and a mixture of the rest mentioned above to the right background.
An upright evening primrose. Tolerates a range of watering / moisture situations, but normally is found where watering or moistness is frequent throughout the year, like many other garden plants. Occasionally plants will be found growing wild in urban areas near asphalt or concrete where no irrigation occurs, doing pretty well and blooming most of the time.
(Click on underlined title to see more)The Bismarck Palm has silvery to blue-grey-green foliage color(described as 'glaucous'). Green leaved strains are also available but the glaucous strains do better in SoCaL and other similar climates. Grows to around 40 plus feet to the top of the foliage, and with adequate conditions can do so in about as many decades, and potential to 100 feet in a century.
(Click underlined title for more info) Delphinium cardinale, the red flowered stalks, grows about 5 to 6 feet tall in bloom, foliage stays within about a foot of ground. Blooms late Spring into Summer. Foliage is green and growing in winter with the rains then withers by late Spring.
(Click on underlined title to see more) The trio, a common match-up in coastal cliff areas; these are at Blacks. With South african annual iceplant.The trio with Mirabilis californica.