Combine them in a container with native bunch grass such as a blue or green-bladed Festuca idahoensis or the much larger blue-leaved, giant wild rye, Leymus condensatus "Canyon Prince." Native, succulent Dudleya perform well in containers filled with a fast-draining cactus and succulent mix.Dudleya edulis (the San Diego Dudleya) has narrow, chalk-green leaves.Upon successful registration we will email you a confirmation with the event details.For questions about the Event email Angie, your Orange County Pre-Dating Speed Dating Coordinator or to register by phone call 562-841-5842.Set plants so they sit at the same level in the container as they did in their nursery cans. Nan Sterman is the author of "California Gardener's Guide Volume II." She's a gardening expert, communicator and designer who has long grown an organic garden that both feeds her family and beautifies her yard.
This 4- to 6-foot plant sports small, mauve puff flowers in winter and spring.
Current listings show the modestly proportioned and pleasantly unassuming if stylishly renovated and hardly inexpensive 1940s traditional cottage, located on a quiet cul-de-sac in the laid back but high-cost Brentwood area, provides a total of four bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms in 2,760-square-feet.
Current online listings, which curiously make use of the same images used to market the property at the time it was purchased by Miz Harmon last year, show there are white-painted hardwood floors and sisal carpeting throughout including in the primary entertaining spaces that include a central foyer flanked by formal living and dining rooms with exposed ceiling beams and, in the living room, a grey flag stone faced fireplace.
Not all natives tolerate a long-term stint in a container, but many do.
Hummingbird sage (Salvia spathacea) grows low and wide with deep magenta flowers and broad, ruffled green leaves that smell fruity when crushed.