The Gottlieb Native Garden

a california love story

The Gottlieb Native Garden is a flourishing ecosystem belonging to Susan and Dan Gottlieb, friends of flora and fauna and devoted environmental philanthropists. With more than 100 hand-selected plant species and hundreds of animal species, the backyard is a National Wildlife Federation-certified Backyard Wildlife Habitat and a Xerces Society-designated Pollinator Habitat.

Non-native Plant, Trees and Weeds


spectabilisBougainvillea Bougainvillea  (purple flower)
Taraxacum officialDandelion
Hordeum murinum Foxtail Broom Grass
Lantana camera -Lantana
Eriobotrya japonica - Loquat Tree
Salvia leucanthaMexican Sage
Lea europaeaOlive Tree
Yucca glauca -Plains Yucca
Pyracantha or Firethorn Pyracantha
Brooms diandrusRipgut Broom Grass
Asclepius curassavicaScarlet Milkweed, Butterfly Weed  (also known as Bloodflower)
Grevillea robusta - Silky Oak Tree