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Edition 18.33 Yamagami's Garden Center August 14, 2018
Store Hours: 7 Days a Week, from 9 AM to 6 PM

Featured Quote:

"Gardens are a form of autobiography."

~Sydney Eddison, Horticulture Magazine, August/September 1993

Hibiscus are Perfect
for Summertime!

Want to add some tropical paradise to your garden or landscape? We have what you need! Hibiscus are in stock, and can transform your garden into a magical paradise of your own.

Hibiscus are very beautiful, producing large flowers in an array of colors: orange, pink, red, yellow and wine. The Syriacus species even have blue and white shades for a calm feeling.

All Hibiscus love a sunny location in the garden and prefer deep watering once a week. Fertilize with high bloom fertilizer to keep those blooms coming back all summer long. All Hibiscus are frost tender, so protect them when the temperature drops below 30 degrees.

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Summer in Paradise'
Produces beautiful, wispy, 8 to 9-inch pink flowers that gently move with the wind. Has dark green leaves with an airy feel. These Hibiscus grow 5 to 6 feet high and 4 to 5 feet wide.

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Fiesta'
'Fiesta' has beautiful orange flowers with a touch of pink in the center. These little beauties will grow well in a large container, as well as in the garden. They will grow moderately to 6 to 8 feet high and 6 feet wide.

Hibiscus syriacus 'Azurri Blue Satin' (common name: Rose of Sharon)
'Azurri Blue Satin' will give you wonderful rich-blue flowers all summer long. Can grow anywhere from 8 to 12 feet, so give this beauty some room to grow.

Can be grown as a hedge or perennial. Requires good deep watering when first getting established in the yard. Too much water daily will cause blossom drop.

(common name: Flowering Maple)

Abutilon 'Tiger Eye'
One of the most sought-after flowering maples because of the outstanding flower that just keeps on blooming - starting in spring and continuing through summer. It is in bloom more often in mild climates.

'Tiger Eye' loves the early morning sun, and shade the rest of the day. Water deeply, especially in the heat of summer. This flowering maple can grow 5 to 8 feet high and 4 to 5 feet wide, and can be trimmed to keep shape.

Abutilon 'Moonchimes'
A little golden goddess with soft yellow bell-shaped flowers! Wonderful, tropical perennial-shrub that has green blue fuzzy leaves. Blooms like crazy in late summer through early fall. Likes moist, rich, well-drained soil in a shady part of the garden.

'Moonchimes' can be grown in containers, because it only reaches 2 to 3 feet high with equal width. Pinch back new growth to make stems sturdy and strong. Nice for a porch or covered area right outside a kitchen window.

Abutilon 'Halo'
Beautiful evergreen shrub. Produces soft apricot bell-shaped flowers with a touch of a yellow hue. Small and pretty, but makes a big statement when in full bloom. Hummingbirds love this little 'Halo' Abutilon and keep coming back for more.

Likes rich, moist, well-drained soils. Will grow nicely in a cool shady area of the garden and will flower off and on throughout the year when planted in the right place. This little gem will grow 4 to 5 feet high and wide.

Echinacea for the heat of the day!!

Echinacea 'Cheyenne Spirit' Series
Herbaceous perennials with striking hues of reds, oranges, yellows and pinks. These coneflowers favor summertime and can withstand the heat, while other soft, tender perennials need a little shade to get them through the hot days of summer.

Plant Echinaceas in a full sun area with a good drink of water in the morning hours and they will keep blooming throughout summer, even into fall. Plant them together to make an array of color that is perfect for making a statement! They grow 24 to 30 inches tall and 18 to 24 inches wide.

Echinacea 'Magnus'
What a beauty on its own!! 'Magnus' gives off sturdy, 6-inch, magenta-rose-colored flowers, and was named the perennial plant of the year in 1998. It will perform just like its cousins and bloom throughout summer into fall. Can be used as cut flower. Its best friends are butterflies! 'Magnus' is a fast grower and can reach a height of 3 feet, with a clumping habit. Likes deep watering in extreme heat (but not everyday).

Echinacea 'Pow Wow White'
'Pow Wow White' has pure white flowers with big, outstanding golden centers that stand up just like soldiers at attention. Wonderful herbaceous perennial blooms summer through fall. Great for planting in beds or containers in a sunny location.

These babies are drought tolerant once established and have no need for deadheading! Water deeply, not often, to get them established. 'Pow Wow White' Echinacea is a fast grower to 16 to 20 inches high and 12 to 16 inches wide. Plant and enjoy!!


Tristar Strawberry
We are so lucky in our area because we get to harvest strawberries throughout the summer months, starting as early as June (sometimes earlier, when the plants are established). Tristar is an everbearing strawberry. It produces strong, sweet and aromatic fruit from summer through fall.

Plant them in stages and have strawberries throughout the growing season. Plant in containers or hanging baskets and watch them grow over the edges for easy picking. It's a great way for children to engage in eating fresh fruit right from the garden!

Albion Strawberry
Albion Strawberry is a great choice for a dessert strawberry. Albion is everbearing and will produce a good harvest through the months of June and July. It is incredibly sweet, has a firm consistency, and withstands heat and humidity.

Albion is also disease-resistant and can stay evergreen in frost-free areas. It's a delight straight from the garden, or in dishes like fruit salads and strawberry shortcake. Albion strawberries will grow 12 inches tall and about 24 inches wide and are great for containers, hanging baskets, and in raised beds.

Pineapple Crush Strawberries
Known as an alpine strawberry, these are smaller than other strawberries, but don't let that fool you! They have just as much flavor and sweetness and wondrous aroma. At harvest time, they will yield handfuls of flavor in small, pointed, yellow fruit.

'Pineapple Crush' strawberry plants have small leaves and a mounding growth habit. They are hardy and easy to grow. They will produce in the first year and return year after year!! Plant in a sunny location; a little shade never hurts. Water regularly while they are getting established and don't let them dry out. 'Pineapple Crush' will produce summer through fall. A must-have for everyone!


Euphorbia 'Ruby Glow' (common name: Wood Spurge)
If you have a warm sunny spot in your garden and find it's tough to find something that will tolerate a heated area, try Euphorbia 'Ruby Glow'.

'Ruby Glow' is an excellent addition to your landscape, with its wonderful texture, purple to green foliage and cherry red stems. Oh, and don't forget the yellow-green flower brachts!

Grows to 1 to 2 feet high and 1 to 2 feet wide. Water deeply once a week. It's deer and rabbit-resistant and drought-tolerant once fully established.

Euphorbia 'Blackbird'
With its dark deep purple to almost black velvety leaves, 'Blackbird' makes a statement in any garden. This lovely evergreen shrub has a compact, bushy habit and grows 18 to 20 inches tall with an equal spread.

Plant in a sunny location. Will tolerate high heat areas and has lower water needs once established. Also makes a great container plant as long as it has good drainage. Has spectacular yellow green flowers (bracts) during summer months. Easy to maintain.

Save the Date!

Sunday, August 19th, 9 AM to 6 PM

Birthday Wheel Sale! Yamagami's is turning 70!

Come Celebrate our Birthday! Spin our Wheel of Fortune for amazing savings and save 20% to 70% off your entire purchase!

All sales final. limited to stock on hand. Cannot be combined with other discounts.

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

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

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

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.

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.

Finally, the perfect soil for raised beds!

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