Please tell me what this plant is?

Please tell me what this plant is?

These are in a town square in my hometown of Lompoc, CA. I live on the Central Coast of the state. Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket They are over 6' tall, some of them. Thank you so much!
Pics!

Pics!

This is the lushest my front bed has ever been in May.

This is the lushest my front bed has ever been in May.

Things I’ve Learned in the 1st Year

Things I’ve Learned in the 1st Year

redone living room and study

redone living room and study

TROUBLE!

TROUBLE!

i love my room!!!

i love my room!!!