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26-Bonfigli & Hessing

Bonfigli & Hessing

Sunday | April 14 | 10 AM–5 PM

Private Residence
Design & Care: Scrub Jay Studios (Andreas Hessing, resident)
Garden Size: 7,500 sq. ft., front/back
Started: 2004

About the Garden

Our garden is a semi-formal “collector’s garden” planted in 2004. This 100 percent native landscape covers 7,500 square feet. A winding decomposed granite path leads from a gabion wall to a rammed earth bench nestled beneath a mature coast live oak skirted by evergreen currant. Swaths of colorful wildflowers, a Dudleya-studded cliff, and espaliered flannel bush surround an art installation in the garden’s center. A 100-year-old house stands between the native garden and a propagation area.

Notable Plants

Southern Mountain Misery

California Buckeye (Aesculus californica)
Southern Mountain Misery (Chamaebatia australis)
Bright Green Dudleya (Dudleya virens ssp. hassei)
Conejo Buckwheat
(Eriogonum crocatum)
Chick Lupine (Lupinus microcarpus)

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