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Re: A Couple of Gondwana Plants
Stan, "sunset" is not infallible and more than a few plants the "western garden book" suggests should not grow here do in fact grow quite nicely. Monterey cypress is one of them and it grows to HUGE sizes here.
the upper southern oregon coast
USDA zone 9a (Sunset zone 5)
DRY cool summers and WET cool winters
grow eucalyptus, banksias, telopeas, grevilleas, bottlebrush, mexican pines and oaks