Common name: Butterfly-Iris, Fortnight Lily
Botanical name: Dietes iridioides
This clumping evergreen Iris bears tall, narrow leaves to 30" tall and white flowers marked purple in the center on stalks up to 3' tall. This variety has stiffer, darker foliage than the bicolor form. It requires sun to part shade with little or no summer watering when established. -Monterey Bay Nursery
Common name: Rhaphiolepis Pink Lady
Botanical name: Rhaphiolepis indica 'Pink Lady'
This slow growing plant will only grow 4'-5' high and has dark green, thick foliage. It produces clusters of pink flowers that bloom in spring and clusters of black fruit in the fall. 'Pink Lady' is a vigorous grower to 4'-5' tall and 4'-6' wide, a size which can easily be kept smaller with occasional pruning.
Common name: Chinese Elm
Botanical name: Ulmus parvifolia 'Drake'
The 'Drake' is a tall, semi-evergreen tree with a graceful, weeping habit of growth. Its leaves are small with a dark green color. With proper care, this can mature into a beautiful tree.
Common name: Ruby Glow Manuka
Botanical name: Leptospermum scoparium 'Ruby Glow'
Ruby Glow Manuka has small, needle-like, green leaves with showy, 1/2" rose-like flowers in winter and spring. These shrubs can be thinned to enhance their attractive branch structure and flaking bark. They need very little water once established. 'Ruby Glow' is compact, upright and grows 6'-8' tall by 4'-5' wide. It has dark foliage with deep red blooms; it works well as a red accent in the garden.
Common name: Lily of the Nile
Botanical name: Agapanthus africanus
This evergreen ground cover/shrub will grow about 3' tall and has large green leaves with blue flowers ( there is also a white variety) that bloom in spring and summer. It will grow in all soils but prefers loam soil.