Las Pilitas Nursery

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Santa Margarita, CA 93453

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This website is dedicated to Bert Wilson. His genius continues to inspire us.

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Light Snow
Our light snow in February 2013

We had a very light snow and it doesn't look like it's going to break 40 degrees today even with bri

Drought tolerant, low growing and is fire retardant?
Ceanothus maritimus in foreground, Salvia Pt. Sal in background, and Baccharis Pigeon Point  in the rest of the picture. This ground cover has been in place for 30 years. It gets mowed to the ground about every 10 years and has had no water except at planting.

We get questions like what is drought tolerant, low growing and is fire retardant? A little hard to

Stop stressing

So much symbolism.

Penny's native plant picks for Los Angeles
Anna's Hummingbird on Penstemon Margarita BOP in a Southern California wildflower garden

Some of our books and references.

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