Rabbitbrush is a member of the sunflower family. Their rubbery twigs have long been used to weave baskets; the sap as chewing gum; the leaves rubbed on as an insect repellent or boiled for tea, cough syrup, or other medicines; and the yellow summer flowers used as a dye. Read more: http://andy321.proboards.com/thread/75997/stuff?page=4#ixzz4KmmfXpF8
Cream De Mint™ Dwarf Mock Orange Pittosporum tobira 'Shima' - Glossy mint green leaves with creamy-white edges produce a fine accent, lovely low hedge or fill-in plant for borders. Dense, compact evergreen foliage requires little maintenance.
It's hard to beat false sunflower for garden performance. This tough perennial blooms all summer long and boasts impressive heat- and drought-tolerance. Most varieties, such as 'Summer Sun', shown here, grow 3-5 feet tall. 'Tuscan Sun' remains under 3 feet tall, perfect for small-space gardens.