Colorful Corner Entry Garden
Majority natives mixed with a few accent plants to brighten up any part shade corner. Native and glossy foliage for shady nooks and under established trees. Pops of red and purple leaves and native berries mix up the look through the seasons. Perfect pairing with sycamores and deodar cedars.
Suitable for damp-ish or streamside soils though quite drought tolerant once established (when given adequate shade).
Medium (300 sq.ft.): Purple-leaved Coral Bells, Pink Coral Bells, Elk Grey Rush or Blue Rye Grass, Purple Wandering Heart, Mexican Lobelia, Russian or Hummingbird Sage, Coastal Daisy + Canyon Gooseberry or Chaparral Currant, Tea Tree or Purple Barberry*, Catalina Perfume
Large (covers 500-750 sq.ft.): Purple-leaved Coral Bells, Pink Coral Bells, Elk Grey Rush Grass, Deer grass, Mexican Lobelia, Russian or Hummingbird Sage, Canyon Gooseberry or Chaparral Currant, Tea Tree or Purple Barberry*, Catalina Perfume + Ceanothus 'Dark Star' (needs part sun), Ginko Biloba*, Purple Forest Pansy or Purple Cherry Plum tree.
Custom Planting Plans include the cost of plants and only need to be purchased with one product.
*Barberry (berberis) is not a drought-tolerant plant species. Can survive on moderate water in shade.
Sunset Zone: 16-24
Sun: Part Sun
Wildlife: Birds & Pollinators
Fragrance: Mild Sage
Water Needs: Low-Moderate
Soil Needs: Improve Fertility