Aloe striata is getting ready to bloom. The Coral Aloe is not an uncommon aloe in Southern California, but it is in my garden. Sometime during summer, as I bring plants home from nurseries and shows, this aloe inevitably loses … Continue reading
Posted in agaves, woody lilies, clippings, edibles, journal, pots and containers, succulents
Tagged Agave 'Mateo', Aloe 'Jacob's Ladder', Aloe striata, Annie's Annuals & Perennials, annuals, Atriplex hortensis, Chiltern Seeds, Heliophila longifolia, Los Angeles Grand Park, Mangave 'Lavender Lady', Salvia 'Marine Blue', seeds, Wild Garden Seed, Women's March 2018
What a difference almost a year makes. Photo above taken May 2015. Agave ‘Mateo’ is directly in front of the varigateted agave, swamped in grass, leaf tips just visible. Not a a nice way to treat a prize agave, but … Continue reading
The devoted gathered to hear Mr. Baldwin of the premiere West Coast nursery San Marcos Growers give a talk at Roger’s Gardens last Saturday on new plant introductions. Be warned that this post will be plant-wonkish in the extreme.
Posted in garden travel, Plant Portraits
Tagged Acacia cognata 'Cousin Itt', Adenanthos cuneatus 'Coral Drift', Agave 'Mateo', Agonis flexuosa 'Jedda's Dream', Agonis flexuosa 'Nana', Australian Native Plants, Beaucarnea 'Gold Star', Berzelia lanuginose, Bouteloua gracilis, Cordyline 'Design-a-line Burgundy', Dianella caerulea 'King Alfred', Lomandra longifolia 'Nyalla', Lygeum spartum, mediterranean climate, Phylica arborea, Phylica plumosa, Randy Baldwin, Roger's Gardens, San Marcos Growers, Sherman Library & Gardens, Solanum xanti, Thomasia solanacea 'Velvet Star', UCSC Koala Blooms plant introductions, Westringia fruticosa 'Mundi', Wollemia nobilis