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Flax and Shrubs on Parkway
Dazzler Flax
Bearberry
Dazzler Flax

Common name:Dazzler Flax
Botanical name:Phormium 'Dazzler'

Dazzler Flax is a New Zealand flax with large reddish leaves from 3-6' in height.

Bearberry

Common name:Bearberry
Botanical name:Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

A hardy, creeping evergreen shrub, it grows 6-12" high and spreads as much as 10-12'. It has glossy green leathery leaves attached to dark brown branches. Its flowers are white to light pink in late winter and early spring; berries are bright red.

Mulch keeps weeds down and allows water in.

Managing Your Soil

Healthy soil is the cornerstone of a vibrant landscape. It provides oxygen and nutrients vital to plant growth and sustenance. It provides protection from the sun and stability for root systems.

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Flax and Shrubs on Parkway

Photographer: GardenSoft

Soils and Compost:

Maintain a two to four inch layer of mulch on the soil surface to reduce weeds, infiltrate rain water, and reduce compaction.

Integrated Pest Management:

Remove irrigation water and fertilizer from areas where you don't want weeds to grow.