Common name:Pride Of Madeira
Botanical name:Echium candicans
Mature specimens of this evergreen shrub can grow to a size of 6'-8' tall and 8'-10' wide. In the spring, spikes of rosy-violet to blue-purple flowers appear. It should receive sun to part shade, with little or no summer watering when established. This plant can be severely damaged by frost below 25 degrees F.
Common name:Morning Light Silver Grass
Botanical name:Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'
The 'Morning Light' is also a taller variety, growing to 6-8' tall with delicate feathery plumes and very thin graceful leaves. This is a variegated form. It should receive sun to part shade, and average to little summer watering. -Monterey Bay Nursery
Common name:Blue Oat Grass
Botanical name:Helictotrichon sempervirens
The blue oat grass is a evergreen blue clumping grass that grows 12-18 in. tall and wide. Its showy flowers are 1-2 ft. above the foliage. This plant looks good alone as well as in mass plantings. The blue oat grass likes dry hill sides and is drought tolerant. -Cornflower Farms
Common name:Brown Sedge
Botanical name:Carex testacea
The testacea variety is an evergreen perennial that reaches 2' tall bearing very narrow, coppery brown leaves splitting to hair-like threads at their tips, and continuing to grow to 4-8' in length. This plant should be grown in sun with little or no summer watering. -Monterey Bay Nursery
Invasive plants are non-native plant pests that can grow extensively because they are no longer controlled by natural predators. Invasive plants can escape from landscapes and aggressively invade wild land areas, destroying wildlife habitat and increasing the risk of fire and flooding.
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