Grow thorny plants like agave, barberry, cactus, Natal plum
, and yucca under rear windows.
But euonymus, Italian cypress, myrtle, natal plum
, oleander, pittosporum, viburnum, and many other common Western shrubs can play the same roles.
Next, she poked Natal plum
foliage adorned with fruit into the foam and clustered purple hop bush and magnolia leaves across the mantel.
Good choices for many parts of California include bougainvillea, citrus, Natal plum
, and pyracantha.
Examples are bougainvillea, Natal plum
(Carissa grandiflora), smoke tree (Cotinus coggygria), border penstemon (P.