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Edition 18.25 Yamagami's Garden Center June 21, 2018
Store Hours: 7 Days a Week, from 9 AM to 6 PM

Featured Quote:

"'Tis my faith that every flower
Enjoys the air it breathes!"

~ William Wordsworth, Lines Written in Early Spring, 1798

Summer Sale: 6/22-6/24, 30-50% off

Low-Water Beauties

Ceanothus 'Cool Blue', also known as 'Skylark', is an amazing plant with many talents. Its flowers attract pollinators and it is disease- and pest-resistant. To top it off, it is drought-tolerant too! It can tolerate our clay soil and handle full sun on the coast and part shade inland. It's evergreen and produces pretty blue flowers in the spring. Grows to 3 to 5 feet tall and 4 to 5 feet wide. Looks great as a border plant or in containers. Is a low-water beauty once established.

Myoporum parvifolium 'Pink' is a great low-water and heat-loving ground cover. It is a low, dense, trailing evergreen that grows 2 to 6 inches tall with a whopping 5 to 10 foot spread! It's drought-tolerant, likes full sun, and can handle hot spots like sidewalks. It's also very hardy to 20 degrees. You really get the bang for your buck with this great water-wise ground cover.

Dymondia margaretae (Silver Carpet) is a slow-spreading, very flat groundcover growing 1 to 2 inches tall at best. It has very nice gray-green narrow leaves with slightly fuzzy undersides. It produces small, yellow, daisy-like flowers that bloom among the foliage all summer. This low-water plant does wonderfully in full sun to light shade. Excellent for filling in gaps between stepping stones. Can handle light foot traffic.

Eye-Popping Color

Come check out Dahlia 'Mystic Illusion' and 'Mystic Enchantment'. They are truly set apart from other Dahlia varieties by their delicate, deep mahogany to black foliage topped with big masses of richly colored blooms. Their stems are sturdy and do not require staking.

The Mystic Dahlia series is low-maintenance and is ideal for containers, borders, and garden beds. The gorgeous flowers attract bees and butterflies and make for exceptional cut flowers. You can deadhead the spent flowers to extend blooming time. They will grow 18 to 24 inches tall and 12 to 18 inches wide, and will bloom from summer to the first frost.

'Mystic Illusion'

'Mystic Enchantment'

Berry Delicious Blueberries

Blueberries make for great evergreen shrubs and hedges that you get to eat! We carry many different varieties ranging from early season to late and from small to tall. Here are some details on some of the selections we offer.

All blueberries like acidic soil and acid fertilizer. They also prefer a sunny location with a little shade. Keep them evenly moist especially in summer dry heat. Adding a 2 to 3 inch layer of mulch on top of the soil offers great protection from the heat and will help reduce water needs.

'O'Neal' Southern Highbush is a midseason producer. Large, dark blue fruit with excellent flavor. Long harvest season. Round, spreading bush. Grows 5 to 6 feet tall and wide.

'Southmoon' Southern Highbush is an early to midseason producer. Produces exceptionally tasty, sky-blue berries. Vigorously-growing to 6 feet tall and 6 feet wide. Long harvest season.

'Misty Blue' Southern Highbush. Early producer. Large, firm, sky-blue berries have excellent flavor. Early fruiting with a second small fall harvest. Outstanding in the landscape, with hot pink blossoms and attractive evergreen foliage. Grows to 5 feet high and 6 feet wide.

'Bountiful' Southern Highbush. Midseason producer. Produces an abundance of large, super-sweet berries along with showy blue foliage. Semi-dwarf bush grows from 3 feet high to 4 feet wide.

'Pink Icing' Blueberry has gorgeous spring foliage. 'Pink Icing' grows 3 to 4 feet tall and wide. Sweet robust flavor; ripens midsummer with turquoise-blue berries.

Tantalizing Tillandsias

Tillandsias, also known as Air Plants, are great as a water-wise indoor plant. They are very unique in that they do not require any soil to live and grow.

You can attach them to wood, set them inside a glass terrarium or let them just sit atop your table. They come in many sizes, colors, and textures. All they need is a mist or spray a couple times a week, or just a quick soak in some water.

Come check out the amazing selection in our houseplant room!

Coming Events

Summer Sale! Three Days Only!
Friday through Sunday, June 22nd through 24th:

30% to 50% Off select material.

Tuesday, July 3rd, Yamagami's is closed for inventory.

Wednesday,, July 4th, Yamagami's is closed
to celebrate the 4th with our families. We wish you all a happy and safe 4th of July!

3 day forecast

3 day forecast


Eden Vally
G&B Organics Eden Valley Blend Potting Soil with BiocharMax™. BiocharMax™ is a soft-wood biochar that provides soil, plant and environmental benefits.

Since 1948, Yamagami's Garden Center has been committed to the promotion of beauty and the plants, products and friendly, professional support needed to attain and maintain that beauty. In my parents' footsteps (and Taro Yamagami's before them), I promise to continue that tradition. I invite you to visit us in the nursery and on our website, for help in making your yard into a beautiful garden.
Thanks for visiting,

Preston Oka

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Cupertino, CA 95014

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Rose Planting Mix
Especially formulated for all varieties of roses, flowers and blooming shrubs

Acid Planting Mix
Made especially for acid-loving, shade-dwelling plants.

GBO Fruit Tree Fertilizer
Grow better tasting, more nutritious fruit, with more abundant crops.

Soil Building Compost
Great for breaking up hard clay soils to improve drainage.

Vegetable fertilizer
Helps produce more abundant, better tasting and more nutritious vegetables.

New Native Planting Mix
Ideal for CA natives and other water-wise plants.