Posted by San Diego Landscaper on Wednesday, 14 December , 2022
The holidays are fast approaching, and what better way to enjoy your yard or garden than to add a few native plants designed to bring holiday cheer to your outdoor spaces? Here are some lovely native plants that not only thrive in San Diego’s climate but also bring a bit of holiday fun to your yard.
One of San Diego’s favorite native plants, salvia thrives in the moderate climate of the city and comes in a wide variety of blooming colors, including a bright red that is perfect for a punch of holiday color. It also attracts pollinators such as butterflies, making it an eco-friendly addition to any yard. The plant normally blooms through early fall, but in mild weather may flower into later fall as well. A perennial, salvia will return year after year and requires only moderate watering, making it a great choice for xeriscaping plans. It can also survive in partial shade, making it a wise choice for bedding plants near your home.
Perhaps one of the most ideal plants for drought-tolerant landscaping, protea offers a beautiful reddish bloom through the mid-fall that will put you in the holiday spirit. Protea is a great choice for xeriscaping and also lures pollinators with its blossoms, helping you build a strong and healthy ecosystem in your yard. It is also an evergreen, so it will brighten your outdoor area all year with its beautiful, showy growth.
Aloe vera. One of the most popular succulents, aloe vera is not only a beautiful green that speaks of holiday treasure but is also useful as a medicinal plant. The juice of aloe vera is often used to soothe burns and sunburn When paired with agave and other cacti, aloe vera can be a stunning addition to any San Diego landscape. Best of all, plants are long-lived and can easily be propagated.
California fuchsia. Otherwise known as the “hummingbird flower,” the beautiful red blooms of this perennial make it a natural choice for the holidays. The flowers also attract lovely hummingbirds and other pollinators. These plants need little in the way of watering, and are low-growing; on average, mature plants are no more than two feet high. This makes them a wonderful choice for bedding close to walkways.
These and other lovely plants can grace your San Diego yard all year, and with a bit of planning, you can have color appropriate to each season at the right time!
If you want a beautiful, low-maintenance yard that is full of color, give Juniper Landscape company a call. We are ready to work with you to design and create the landscape of your dreams. If you are interested in xeriscaping or drought-tolerant plants, we can guide you to the right choices without sacrificing the beauty of your yard. Give us a call today to learn more about how we can help you build the perfect outdoor spaces for you and your family!
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