Colorful Plants for Saira's Sunny Parking Strip

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We suggested a variety of groundcovers, perennials, and shrubs that will thrive in a sunny parking strip and offer interest throughout the year with colorful flowers and foliage. Many of the flowers will attract pollinators! Click on the Pins for details about each plant.

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Rubus calycinoides "Creeping Raspberry"

This evergreen spreads quickly, holds a slope tenaciously, and does well in dry conditions once established. Excellent for sites where other plants have not performed well. Sun or shade. Leaves turn raspberry red in fall.

Common Rock Rose {Helianthemum nummularium} growing on steep slope amongst limestone outcrop. Colorful Plants, Colorful Flowers, Beautiful Flowers, Rock Rose, Ornamental Plants, Different Flowers, Yellow Flowers, Trees To Plant, Garden Inspiration
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Common Rock Rose {Helianthemum nummularium} | Alex Hyde

Gold Nugget Sun Rose (Helianthemum x nummularium) is a tough groundcover and great for growing in full sun and becomes drought tolerant when established. Blooms with golden yellow flowers from May to June. This evergreen groundcovers grows 6 inches tall x 12 inches wide.

Pink Ice Candytuft is a tough, evergreen groundcover with thick foliage smothered by large light pink flowers in mid spring. Great for rockeries and parking strips. Grows in full sun to part shade, 6 inches tall x 12 inches wide. Colorful Plants, Colorful Flowers, Evergreen Groundcover, Light Pink Flowers, Plantation, Garden Plants, Shrubs, Perennials, Ice
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Iberis sempervirens Pink Ice® - Corbeille d'argent - Thalspi

Pink Ice Candytuft is a tough, evergreen groundcover with thick foliage smothered by large light pink flowers in mid spring. Great for rockeries and parking strips. Grows in full sun to part shade, 6 inches tall x 12 inches wide.

Creeping Thyme Ground Cover Seeds- Thymus Serpyllum Magic Carpet - Mixed with Vermiculite- Beautiful, ground cover and drought resistant Ground Cover Seeds, Ground Cover Plants, Low Growing Ground Cover, Garden Border Plants, Garden Borders, Garden Paths, Hill Garden, Landscaping On A Hill, Landscaping Ideas
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Red Thyme is a low-growing, spreading ground cover that has purplish-red flowers throughout summer. Grows 3 to 6 inches tall and spreads 12 to 18 inches wide. Although it is a slow grower, it becomes an effective ground cover along a pathway or as a lawn substitute. Grows well in full sun. Evergreen.

This Lithodora is an evergreen carpeting perennial that produces bright royal blue, star shaped flowers over a long period. These pretty bloom smother the mats of evergreen foliage from late spring in to summer. With such a long flowering period, Litho Late Summer Flowers, Seed Packaging, Seed Germination, Ground Cover Plants, Woodland Nursery Decor, Flower Seeds, Cactus Flower, Zinnias, Blue Flowers
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Lithodora is a beautiful evergreen ground cover blooming in spring with deep blue flowers. This ground cover grows well in rockeries and on slopes in full sun to part shade. Grows 6 inches tall and 24 inches wide.

Perennials

 Garden Crossings Online Garden Center offers a large selection of Spurge Plants. Shop our Online Perennial catalog today. Colorful Plants, Colorful Flowers, Green Flowers, Ascot, Evergreen, Shrubs, Perennials, Cactus, Succulents
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Fireland Yarrow shows off orangey-red flowers from June-September. This perennial is a great choice for full sun and hot areas, and it attracts butterflies! Grows 18 inches tall x 24 inches wide.

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Flamenco Torchlily (Kniphofia) blooms in summer with bold spikes of orange, red, and yellow from June to September. A hummingbird favorite! Grows best in full sun. 12-18 inches tall x wide. Evergreen.

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Goldfinger Libertia is a showstopper with its distinctive golden yellow leaves and provides beautiful color throughout the season. In summer, the blooming Iris-like white flowers are great for pollinators. Full sun to part shade. 18" tall x wide. Blooms from June to July. Evergreen.

Below front car side shrubs The bright green ground cover is Angelina Sedum. A drought tolerant perennial that spreads quickly Long Blooming Perennials, Shade Perennials, Landscaping Plants, Front Yard Landscaping, Blue Oat Grass, Front Yard Plants, Green Ground, Ground Cover Plants, Drought Tolerant Plants
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PlantFiles Pictures: Blue Oat Grass 'Sapphire' (Helictotrichon sempervirens) by sanannie

Sapphire Blue Oat Grass(Helictotrichon) is a reliable favorite with wide blue evergreen leaves. Best grown in full sun for best color. Produces tall seed heads in June. Grows 1-24 inches tall x wide. The blue color pairs nicely with yellow tones perennial and shrubs.

Lavender ‘Platinum Blonde’ p. (Lavandula angustifolia hybrid) ‘Platinum Blonde’ is a striking new lavender variety that’s gaining attention for its attractive gray-green leaves with creamy-yellow variegation all along the leaf margins. Colorful Plants, Exotic Plants, Cool Plants, Tropical Plants, Unusual Plants, Lavender Flowers, Blue Flowers, Lavender Blue, Permaculture

Lavande Platinum Blonde - Lavandula compacte à feuillage panaché

Platinum Blonde Lavender offers beautiful color year round with cream and green evergreen leaves. Blooms in summer with lovely fragrant blue flower spikes. Great for attracting pollinators. Grows best in full sun, 16-24 inches tall x 18 inches wide.

Shrubs

Daphne x transatlantica 'Eternal Fragrance' plants from Thompson & Morgan - experts in the garden since 1855 Perfume Diesel, Daphne Flower, Daphne Shrub, Clematis Plants, Perfume Fahrenheit, Perfume Invictus, Plants Delivered, Flowers
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Daphne x transatlantica 'Eternal Fragrance' plants

Eternal Fragrance Daphne blooms from March to August with fragrant flowers. Evergreen, slow growing shrub. Grows to about 3 feet tall x wide.

Sunset Rock Rose is a is a drought-tolerant, evergreen shrub blooming in summer with bright pink flowers and will add beautiful color to your garden. Blooms best in full sun. Grows feet tall x wide. Moss Phlox, Evergreen Groundcover, Low Growing Shrubs, Spanish Lavender, Rock Rose, Planting Roses, Flower Gardening, Fruit Garden, Vegetable Gardening

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Want a tough as nails plant…that blooms in winter? Try heaths and heathers!

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Daphne x transatlantica 'Eternal Fragrance' plants

Eternal Fragrance Daphne blooms from March to August with fragrant flowers. Evergreen, slow growing shrub. Grows to about 3 feet tall x wide.

Sunset Rock Rose is a is a drought-tolerant, evergreen shrub blooming in summer with bright pink flowers and will add beautiful color to your garden. Blooms best in full sun. Grows feet tall x wide. Moss Phlox, Evergreen Groundcover, Low Growing Shrubs, Spanish Lavender, Rock Rose, Planting Roses, Flower Gardening, Fruit Garden, Vegetable Gardening

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Want a tough as nails plant…that blooms in winter? Try heaths and heathers!

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Heaths and Heathers come in a wide variety if colors and bloom times, some blooming in winter while others in fall. These perennials are evergreen, grow well in full sun and are drought tolerant when established. Height and width can vary depending upon variety.

Learn how to grow and care for sedum plants! These tough succulents are cold hardy, drought tolerant and heat tolerant! And, stonecrop is deer resistant! Blue Spruce, Landscaping Software, Landscaping Plants, Shade Plants, Air Plants, Landscape Design, Garden Design, Evergreen Groundcover, Sedum Plant
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Learn how to grow and care for sedum plants! These tough succulents are cold hardy, drought tolerant and heat tolerant! And, stonecrop is deer resistant!

Specializing in rare and unusual annual and perennial plants, including cottage garden heirlooms and hard to find California native wildflowers. Backyard Pergola, Pergola Shade, Outdoor Pergola, Patio Roof, Pergola Kits, Shade Canopy, Shade Plants, Landscaping Plants, Outdoor Plants
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Rubus calycinoides "Creeping Raspberry"

This evergreen spreads quickly, holds a slope tenaciously, and does well in dry conditions once established. Excellent for sites where other plants have not performed well. Sun or shade. Leaves turn raspberry red in fall.

Common Rock Rose {Helianthemum nummularium} growing on steep slope amongst limestone outcrop. Colorful Plants, Colorful Flowers, Beautiful Flowers, Rock Rose, Ornamental Plants, Different Flowers, Yellow Flowers, Trees To Plant, Garden Inspiration
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Common Rock Rose {Helianthemum nummularium} | Alex Hyde

Gold Nugget Sun Rose (Helianthemum x nummularium) is a tough groundcover and great for growing in full sun and becomes drought tolerant when established. Blooms with golden yellow flowers from May to June. This evergreen groundcovers grows 6 inches tall x 12 inches wide.

Pink Ice Candytuft is a tough, evergreen groundcover with thick foliage smothered by large light pink flowers in mid spring. Great for rockeries and parking strips. Grows in full sun to part shade, 6 inches tall x 12 inches wide. Colorful Plants, Colorful Flowers, Evergreen Groundcover, Light Pink Flowers, Plantation, Garden Plants, Shrubs, Perennials, Ice
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Iberis sempervirens Pink Ice® - Corbeille d'argent - Thalspi

Pink Ice Candytuft is a tough, evergreen groundcover with thick foliage smothered by large light pink flowers in mid spring. Great for rockeries and parking strips. Grows in full sun to part shade, 6 inches tall x 12 inches wide.

Creeping Thyme Ground Cover Seeds- Thymus Serpyllum Magic Carpet - Mixed with Vermiculite- Beautiful, ground cover and drought resistant Ground Cover Seeds, Ground Cover Plants, Low Growing Ground Cover, Garden Border Plants, Garden Borders, Garden Paths, Hill Garden, Landscaping On A Hill, Landscaping Ideas
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Red Thyme is a low-growing, spreading ground cover that has purplish-red flowers throughout summer. Grows 3 to 6 inches tall and spreads 12 to 18 inches wide. Although it is a slow grower, it becomes an effective ground cover along a pathway or as a lawn substitute. Grows well in full sun. Evergreen.

This Lithodora is an evergreen carpeting perennial that produces bright royal blue, star shaped flowers over a long period. These pretty bloom smother the mats of evergreen foliage from late spring in to summer. With such a long flowering period, Litho Late Summer Flowers, Seed Packaging, Seed Germination, Ground Cover Plants, Woodland Nursery Decor, Flower Seeds, Cactus Flower, Zinnias, Blue Flowers
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Lithodora is a beautiful evergreen ground cover blooming in spring with deep blue flowers. This ground cover grows well in rockeries and on slopes in full sun to part shade. Grows 6 inches tall and 24 inches wide.

 Garden Crossings Online Garden Center offers a large selection of Spurge Plants. Shop our Online Perennial catalog today. Colorful Plants, Colorful Flowers, Green Flowers, Ascot, Evergreen, Shrubs, Perennials, Cactus, Succulents
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Euphorbia Ascot Rainbow - Buy Spurge Perennials Online

Buy Euphorbia Ascot Rainbow - Buy Spurge Perennials Online. Garden Crossings Online Garden Center offers a large selection of Spurge Plants. Shop our Online Perennial catalog today.

Fireland Yarrow shows off orangey-red flowers June-September. A great choice for full sun and hot areas, and it attracts butterflies! Colorful Plants, Colorful Flowers, California Native Garden, Achillea Millefolium, Dream Garden, Red Flowers, Garden Inspiration, Perennials, Planting Flowers
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Fireland Yarrow shows off orangey-red flowers from June-September. This perennial is a great choice for full sun and hot areas, and it attracts butterflies! Grows 18 inches tall x 24 inches wide.

Kniphofia ‘Flamenco’ mixture zone 5 x all season bloom Edible Flowers, All Flowers, Growing Flowers, Planting Flowers, Backyard Plants, Landscaping Plants, Garden Plants, Colorful Plants, Colorful Flowers

Plant Profile for Kniphofia ‘Flamenco’ mixture - Torchlily Perennial

Flamenco Torchlily (Kniphofia) blooms in summer with bold spikes of orange, red, and yellow from June to September. A hummingbird favorite! Grows best in full sun. 12-18 inches tall x wide. Evergreen.

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Goldfinger Libertia is a showstopper with its distinctive golden yellow leaves and provides beautiful color throughout the season. In summer, the blooming Iris-like white flowers are great for pollinators. Full sun to part shade. 18" tall x wide. Blooms from June to July. Evergreen.