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Tiger Aloe

Aloe variegata Classic sword-shaped thick leaves, uniquely marked with white stippling, add interest to any rock garden, xeriscape or succulent collection. Tall stalks of pink to red flowers add striking contrast. Foliage develops a red-brown tint when drought stressed. Evergreen. Light Needs: Partial to full sun Watering Needs: Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme [...]

By |2018-08-14T17:52:09+00:00August 14th, 2018|Off The Beaten Path|0 Comments

Mount Everest Senecio

Senecio ficoides ‘Mount Everest’ Like Blue Chalksticks, on steroids. Senecio ‘Mount Everest’ is a strong, upright grower, reaching 2-3' in one growing season. No staking or support necessary. Fabulous new structural component for succulent gardens. Evergreen. Light Needs: Full sun to part shade Watering Needs: Low water once established Average Landscape Size: 2 to 3 [...]

By |2018-08-14T17:47:27+00:00August 14th, 2018|Off The Beaten Path|0 Comments

Bright Star Yucca

Yucca gloriosa var. recurvifolia ‘Walbristar’ Boldly colored rosettes of strappy green leaves with bright yellow edges are sure to add drama to the landscape. Leaves curve gracefully downward, each ending with a sharp tip. Develops a short, trunk-like base over time, with a tree-like appearance. Deep pink buds on tall flower stalks open to fragrant, [...]

By |2018-08-14T17:44:08+00:00August 14th, 2018|Off The Beaten Path|0 Comments

Royal Purple Smoke Tree

Cotinus coggygria ‘Royal Purple’ Dramatic, long-lasting, pinkish purple, smoke-like airy seed clusters backed by reddish purple foliage create a prized small tree or large accent shrub. Foliage holds its color all summer, then turns scarlet red in autumn. Deciduous. Light Needs: Full Sun Watering Needs: Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat Average [...]

By |2018-08-14T17:34:38+00:00July 31st, 2018|Off The Beaten Path|0 Comments

Variegated Cassava

Manihot esculenta ‘Variegata’ The stunning foliage on this tropical shrub brightens the garden with large, deeply lobed palmate leaves with bright green and yellow variegation. A wonderful warm-season accent, or use it as a showy potted plant to brighten up the garden.  Light Needs: Partial to full sun Watering Needs: Water regularly to keep soil [...]

By |2018-08-14T17:35:54+00:00July 31st, 2018|Off The Beaten Path|0 Comments

Sensory Garden

Sensory Garden A sensory garden is a self-contained area that concentrates a wide range of sensory experiences. Usually these gardens senses include sight, touch, taste, smell and even sound and all of these components are possible to capture in a well-planned, well-executed sensory garden. All gardens appeal to the senses, since every [...]

By |2018-06-20T15:44:44+00:00June 20th, 2018|Display Garden|0 Comments

2018 California Friendly Garden Contest Winners

Congratulations 2018 Winners! Please take a moment to scroll through the following gardens that are winners of our 2018 California Friendly Garden Contest. Often, it is the nearly invisible parts of a California Friendly garden that go unnoticed. If you are considering changes to your own garden we hope these [...]

CA Friendly Garden Contest Finalists – 2018

CONGRATULATIONS! To the finalists of the 2018 California Friendly® Garden Contest Please take a moment to scroll through the following images of great California Friendly gardens. These gardens are not only beautiful, but often contains a multitude of nearly invisible features that attract birds and butterflies, support pollinators, reduce water runoff and green [...]

Royal Florals on Good Day LA with Christopher Nichols

Roger’s Gardens was thrilled to be featured on Fox’s Good Day LA on Tuesday, May 15. The segment topic was about inspired floral arrangements and table-scapes for the upcoming Royal wedding between Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, and the past royal weddings for Princess Diana & Prince Charles and Princess Kate & Prince [...]

By |2018-05-17T14:38:38+00:00May 17th, 2018|Floral, Home Page, Inspiration|0 Comments

Small Space Garden

Small Space Garden Just because your patio space is limited doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a beautiful garden. The key is selecting the right furniture and taking advantage of vertical elements like pots, trellises, and hanging baskets. Wire-frame chairs or other furnishings with a slim profile keep the patio from feeling too [...]

By |2018-08-14T16:43:50+00:00March 15th, 2018|Display Garden|0 Comments