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2017 Contest Winner

Homeowner Robert & Elaine J
Location Oceanside
Yard Front


Robert & Elaine wanted to do something about their high-maintenance, water-thirsty front lawn. A co-worker suggested xeriscaping with succulents and they became after learning how these water-wise, low-maintenance plants come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors. Ultimately, they did the project themselves once their landscaper became unavailable. It was a daunting challenge, but with the help of family they simply took it one day at a time and soon their vision became a reality. It was quite a project, but they love what was accomplished.

Plants Used

Agave Americana var. marginata/Variegated Century Plant, Agave Attenuata/Foxtail, Lion’s tail, Crassula Arborescens, Crassula Gollum/Goblin Fingers, Crassula Perforata/String of Button Baby Necklace, Echeveria Gibbiflora var. metallica, Euphorbia Tirucallii/Sticks of Fire, Opuntia Microdasys/Prickly Pear Cactus, Crab Cactus Graptopetalum paraguayense/Ghost Plant Kalanchoe, Luciae/Flap Jack, Leptospermum scoparium/New Zealand Tea Tree, Nopales Cactus, Portulacaria Afra f. variegata/Elephant Bush Variegated, Sedum Nussbaumerianum, Senecio Jacobsenii/Trailing Jade or Weeping Jade, Tradescantia Pallida/Purple Heart, Tulbaghia Violacea Variegata/’Silver Lace’ Society Garlic, Golden Euonymus, Mexican Heather, Pigmy Date Palm, Purple Jacaranda Tree, Queen Palm

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