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Trailing Lantana
Mulga
Lantana
Trailing Lantana

Common name: Trailing Lantana
Botanical name: Lantana montevidensis

Evergreen ground cover grows quickly to 2' x 3'. Leaves are medium green and flowers are lavender to white. Blooms year-round in frost free weather. Excellent for spilling over walls or down banks. Full sun. Very attractive to butterflies. Native of South America.

Mulga

Common name: Mulga
Botanical name: Acacia aneura

A slow growing erect graceful tree reaches 20' x 15'. Has an open crown. Narrow linear phyllodes are leathery and somewhat variable from silver to green. Tiny rod shaped yellow flowers appear in spring and are followed by flat oblong seed pods. Needs only monthly water when established. Native to the Austrailan Desert.

Lantana

Common name: Lantana
Botanical name: Lantana 'Dwarf Yellow'

This small shrub will reach 3' tall at the most and has small, dark green leaves with yellow flowers that are in constant bloom throughout the year.

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Photographer: Richard Bond

Water Saving Tip:

Adjust your lawn mower to a higher setting.

Longer grass shades root systems and holds soil moisture better than a closely clipped lawn.