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Ilex cornuta 'Rotunda'
Dwarf Chinese Holly
- 5 points on leaf- 3 at the top and 2 at the bottom, super sharp and stiff, barrier plant, grows roundish, leaves are cardboardish and shiny, dark green leaves, needs a little
- heat and humidity, highly toxic red berries from fall to winter, male and female plants. Grows 3-4' tall and 6-8' wide.
- Round bushy shape, super tight, no points on leaf, round serrated leaf, small cupping leaf, berries under the leaf, black berries, used in massing or specimin for habit. leaves are cardboardish and shiny, dark green leaves, needs a little
- heat and humidity, male and female plants. Grows 5' high and wide.
Deltoidy shape, very popular, comes in lots of varigated varieties, lots of points on leaves that causes the leaf to buckle and twist, super sharp. leaves are cardboardish and shiny, dark green leaves, needs a little heat and humidity, highly toxic red berries from fall to winter, male and female plants. Grows 30-50' tall and 20-30' wide.
Ilex x meserveae
- Darker tone, purple stem, points follow the shape of the leaf, white flowers, not sharp, most hardy holly, needs a little
- heat and humidity, highly toxic red berries from fall to winter, male and female plants. Grows 4-5' high and wide.
Very small leaf, no ponts serrated leaf edge, super small glasslike berries, produces a lot berries, kind of wild looking if not pruned, topiary, multitrunked, needs a little heat and humidity, highly toxic red berries from fall to winter, male and female plants. Grows 15-20' high and wide.
Ilex x 'Nellie R. Stevens'
Nellie R. Stevens Holly
Dark leaves with 3-5 points at the top, rounded base, new growth is lighter, deltoidy shaped, loads up with berries, specimin for habit and berries. Grows 15-20' tall and 10' wide.
Ilex x attenuata 'Savannah"
Leaf is broad at the top and narrow at the base, points along the edge turn in. leaves are cardboardish and shiny, dark green leaves, needs a little heat and humidity, highly toxic red berries from fall to winter, male and female plants. Grows 30-50' tall and 10-20' wide.
Deciduous, loses foliage, keeps the berries, doesn't need water in winter, regular serrated leaf. Grows 5-10 high and wide.
Is a woody grass, branches at the bottom, long canes, comes in 2 types- clumping and running. Running types are super aggressive and can spread 20' in a season, Clumping types stays where it's at, acts as a monocarp in that it is in a vegetative state for a long time, when it flowers it dies. One of top 20 landscaped plants, grows in tight or big spots. Grows 10-20' if tall can grow 30-100' tall and depending can spread about that much.
Dracaena (Cordyline) australis
When young grows straight up and then branches out as it gets older, common plant, has long leaf habit, comes in burgendy or green (most common), seen a lot as a house plant, if kept year to year, can get huge, specimin for habit and sometimes color (depending on the variety) or as a bedding plant.
Blossoms in large trumpets, blossoms are extremely toxic! Very large flower can get 12" long, flowers come in white, orange, pinkish colors, and yellow. Specimin for blossom, blossoms are incredably messy, super fragrant, fragrance comes out in the evening, flowers year round. Grows 10-20' high and wide.
Looks and feels like holly, One differenciation is that the leaves grow opposite instead of even, making for a kind of whirled look. Grows 5' high and wide.
Well liked for xeric qualities and baby blue flower, specimin for flower.
Native to New Zealand, xeric qualities.
Seen a lot in desert regions, Well liked for wild rugged look and greyish blueish color. Used a lot for achieving a natural look. Grows 3-5' high and wide.
Xeric, blooms in summer, foliage citrusy smelling, flower similar to new zealand christmas tree, willow-like stiff leaf, specimin for flower, attracts birds/butterflies.
Produces fruit that looks like a plum (edible). Small compact shrub, thorns that branches in a v pattterns, super fragrant blossom, summer blooming, massing, specimin for fragrance, fruit, and flower.
California Pepper Tree
looks like weeping willow (pendulus habit), fern like pinnate leaf, produces berries that is used for pepper, dry berry, fruits summer into fall, flowers in spring, xeric. Grows 25-30' high and wide.
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