(Many work in the ground also.)
Flamingo lily (Anthurium andraeanum), Azalea ‘Alaska’ and others. (Other good varieties: ‘Happy Days’, ‘Phoenecia’, ‘Formosa’ is understock, often appears when sprouts grow from ground.
Angel’s Trumpet (Brugmansia ‘Charles Grimaldi’) Needs lots of water and fertilizer, can be pruned like a tree.
Citrus— Buddha’s hand(Citrus medica var. sarcodactylus), kumquat, Dwarf Meyer or ornamental lemon.
Crape myrtle (Lagerstroemia...
(Long blooming, spectacular, OR clean—one or the other!)
Bloom all season
Bloom but once a year but spectacularly
The right size to fit into patios or climb up to sun
Provide good color scheme
Charming flowers to enjoy up close or large, spectacular...
What is a patio?
A garden room
Word means walled, enclosed space, but now often not completely walled.
In winter cold air fills walled patio like water in a swimming pool.
Patios are California’s main garden gift to the nation. Now...