Flowers attract hummingbirds, berries attract other birds. Golden flower clusters in spring fade to red. Best in coastal gardens but keep protected from wind. Inland keep cool …
Beautiful displays of fragrant golden-yellow flowers in late spring attract hummingbirds. Edible berries. Good fall color. Well adapted to our dry summers and wet winters. Tolerates heavy …
R. malvaceum “Barrie Coate”
Winter blooming hummingbird plant. Very dark pink flower clusters February-March. Woody branches have peeling red bark as they age.
R. sanguineum “Claremont”
Hummingbird plant. Spectacular bright pink flower clusters in winter and spring. Clay soils tolerant, grows near native oaks.
R. malvaceum “Dancing Tassels”
Winter blooming hummingbird plant. Spectacular pendant rose flower clusters. Woody branches have peeling red bark as they age
Beautiful sprays of fragrant white flowers in early spring. Attracts hummingbirds. Very drought tolerant once established, great under oaks. Native to the southern California Coast Ranges.
Winter blooming hummingbird plant, blooms Oct-Mar. Spectacular pendant pink flower clusters. Deep green leaves. Woody branches have peeling red bark as they age. Requires part shade inland.
Flowers attract hummingbirds, berries attract other birds. Soft pink flower clusters in early spring through summer. Creeksides. Tolerates wet or dry conditions. Dormant in fall.
R. malvaceum var. viridifolium “Ortega Beauty”
Winter blooming hummingbird plant. Spectacular pendant rose flower clusters. Deep green leaves. Woody branches have peeling red bark as they age. Requires …
Stunning deep red flowers hang down from clusters in Spring. Spiny Gooseberries come next.
Flowers attract hummingbirds, berries attract other birds. Spectacular bright red flower clusters in early spring. Clay soils tolerant, grows near oaks. Plant towards wet section in native garden.
Evergreen Perennial shrub
Glossy green leaves, spiny stems, red trumpet flowers late winter through spring. Semi-deer-tolerant. Hummingbirds go wild! Tolerates clay soils.
R. sanguineum “Spring Showers”
Hummingbird plant. Spectacular draping bright pink flower clusters in winter and spring. Clay soils tolerant, grows near native oaks.
Evergreen Perennial Shrub
Dark green, heavily scented foliage with red stems. Tolerates clay soil. Semi-deer-tolerant. Edible fruit.
Icy white flower clusters in early Spring, dark blue berries in Summer. Attracts bees, butterflies and birds.
Ribes sanguineum ‘Claremont’
This native flowering currant has delicious fruit, if you like currants that is, and you know who you are. But it’s really all about the flowers …
Ribes viburnifolium in bloom.
These are a smaller ribes than the blooming ribes I posted a couple days ago. It only gets 2 to 3 feet tall, but will grow …
Ribes sanguineum “Claremont”
It’s out favorite time of year in the Native California plant world – the time when the Ribes grow fresh new green leaves and stunning displays of …
Coastal native that will grow to 3 feet wide. Small grey-green, spoon shaped leaves stay at a foot tall while flowers grow to two feet. Can handle …
Delicate, low groundcover with small leaves about 3″ across. Small pink and white flowers. Great for shady rock gardens.
Large arrow-shaped leaves, red stems. Likes warm and humid. Tropical Houseplant can handle a variety of indoor light conditions, bright indirect is best. Fast draining soil, moderate water, some …
1g Eriogonum grande v. rubescens
San Miguel Island Buckwheat
Get a beautiful California Native flowering perennial
… spend the night near their favorite tasajillo clump under a mesquite, the one with the ripest red berries….
Every winter my parents traveled West Texas, doing up to twelve Audubon …
I love crocheted cacti! They’re my favorite crafted cacti around!
Wow, now that’s some crocheted cactus, that is. 2 blooms and deep green ribs. I’m going out …
From the current issue of National Geographic,
A city of limestone towers rises in western Madagascar…. Unexplored passages shelter some of the island’s—and the world’s—strangest species …
The Lakeland (FL ) Ledger has an article about monstrose cactus, but no pictures. How can that be?
Monstrose plants include cactus species that ordinarily display prominent ribs but sometimes grow …
… and urban design firm, is exactingly modern in design, made to complement the building that rises in its midst.
Why don’t they publish pictures? I don’t understand. Now …
Several erect stems to 10′ h.; prominent rounded ribs
Large high-altitude cactus, tree-like to 20′ Branches low; 6 to 8 ribs.
Tree-like to 13 feet tall; Dark blue-green stems, 6-10 ribs