Physiognomic species are Drypis spinosa, Festuca dimorpha and Cerastium tomentosum
. Drypis spinosa is the characteristic of the association.
The tawny plumes of Mexican feather grass (Stipa tenuissima), the silvery leaves of snow-in-summer (Cerastium tomentosum
), and the metallic-blue fingers of Senecio mandraliscae, when hit by sunlight, bounce it back, adding sheen and shimmer to the cool and bold look of the succulents.
* From the end of May until the end of June, the front yard of Kiyoshi and Erika Agena's home in Lakewood, Colorado, is blanketed by drifts of snow-in-summer (Cerastium tomentosum
Try Acacia redolens, Baja and Mexican evening primroses, Dalea greggii, dwarf rosemary, gazania, lippia, low-growing junipers, snow-in-summer (Cerastium tomentosum
), and verbena.
The silvery gray foliage of snow-in-summer (Cerastium tomentosum
) and the white woolly leaves of Helichrysum petiolatum glow in the sun and brighten the slope at dusk.
Pockets are planted with blue fescue (Festuca ovina glauca), Nierembergia 'Purple Robe' together with snow-in-summer (Cerastium tomentosum
), and white sweet alyssum.
Aptenia 'Red Apple' Asparagus Cerastium tomentosum
Ceratostigma plumbaginoides Duchesnea indica Ivy (Hedera helix) Japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica) Oregon grape (Mahonia aquifolium) Pelargonium tomentosum Ribes viburnifolium Rubus calycinoides Sarcococca hookerana humilis Star jasmine (Trachelospermum jasminoides) Vinca major