San Diego Landscape Ideas

Landscape Ideas

Hakea suaveolens with Korean Grass

 Near La Jolla Shores, great combo effect here with the Hakea and Korean Grass(Zoysia tenuifolia).  Hakea suaveolens is native to Australia, Korean grass, - fair to guess it's native to Korea, but it is native to the 'far east' of Asia.  Unknown designer.

Malvaviscus arboreus

Malvaviscus arboreus, grows in a brambly fashion.  Fills in airy space, informal, intertwines amongst other plants.

After pruning, which is done annually in late winter/early spring:

Vons blue-yellow-orange-green composition

 

Lovely color combo composition at the Vons shopping center on Midway Drive, with Hymenosporum flavum(tree - yellowish), Agapanthus(blue), Hibiscus 'Crown of Bohemia'(orange), and Xylosma congestum(orangish new growth, hedge in background).  Unknown designer.

Vulpia myuros, grass

(Click underlined title to see more) Vulpia myuros, a common non-native annual grass that grows in wild areas of the San Diego region, native to Europe, and gets up to about a foot tall.  One caution about it is that it's highly flammable if ignited when dry.  However, makes attractive golden straw color when dry.

American Classic, front yard and house architecture

American Classic front yard and house architecture, with San Diego adapted industrial strength plants:  Liquidambar, Raphiolepis, Agapanthus, Fescue lawn.  In Point Loma.  Unknown designer.

Creative and Interesting Patio Brickwork

(Click on underlined title to see more) These two pictures are from the following blog site:  http://balconyofdreams.blogspot.com/2009/12/finally-got-laid.html.

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