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San Diego Red Bougainvillea
Trailing Lantana
Mexican Evening Primrose
San Diego Red Bougainvillea

Common name: San Diego Red Bougainvillea
Botanical name: Bougainvillea 'San Diego Red'

The large amount of flamboyant color on this species creates a wonderful accent in a garden. Varieties can be in bush or vine form; colors vary. Once established, they tend to need very little supplemental irrigation. 'San Diego Red' blooms in red, with large green leaves. It is one of the hardiest, and will climb high. All varieties are susceptible to fost damage.

Trailing Lantana

Common name: Trailing Lantana
Botanical name: Lantana montevidensis

Evergreen ground cover grows quickly to 2' x 3'. Leaves are medium green and flowers are lavender to white. Blooms year-round in frost free weather. Excellent for spilling over walls or down banks. Full sun. Very attractive to butterflies. Native of South America.

Mexican Evening Primrose

Common name: Mexican Evening Primrose
Botanical name: Oenothera speciosa

Perennial grows to 12" x 3'. Profuse pink crepe-paper flowers bloomspring through fall. With adequate water it will remain in flower all summer. Will go dormant without water. With onset of cold weather, leaves will turn red. Spring cut back will improve appearance. Birds like seeds. Attracts hummingbirds. Thrives in sunny dry areas on unimproved well drained soil

Designer:

Corner House and Garden

Photographer: GardenSoft

Water Saving Tip:

Group plants with similar watering needs in the same area.