14-Garden of the Setting Sun

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Garden of the Setting Sun

Saturday April 23 | 10am - 5PM

Private Residence

Design & Care: Isara Ongwiseth,  FormLA Landscaping

Garden Size: 12,000 sq. ft., front/back

Started: 2016

The Spruce magazine featured this La Crescenta home’s exemplary architecture, making note of its terra cotta tile roof, ironworks, and the intricate tile of its stairways. The 100 percent native garden amplifies each of these distinctive charms. A rare, diaphanous ceanothus pops against the roof tiles. As its blooms fade in summer, berries of blue emerge from deep green Oregon grape to call the eye to the Spanish tile stairways. Established tree canopy, coffeeberry and more ceanothus build privacy along the ironwork fence and draw lovebirds to a fountain that pays homage to the spectacular sunsets that hover above it.

Notable Plants
California Lilac

Oregon Grape (Berberis aquifolium)
Sand Dune Sedge (Carex pansa)
California Lilac (Ceanothus spp.)
Cleveland Sage (Salvia clevelandii)
Lilac Verbena (Verbena lilacina ‘De la Mina’)