Grasses, Perennials, Shrubs and Trees

Achillea x kellereri

Herbaceous Perennial

Short silver foliage topped with stunning yellow-centered white flowers with scallopped petals. Deer resistant, attractive to butterflies and bees.

Achillea x lewisii “King Edward”

Herbaceous Perennial

Low growing, topped with pale yellow to creamy white flowers. Woolly green leaves. Can be used as a groundcover or in meadow gardens, and will do well between rocks as well. Blooms all summer long.

Adiantum capillus-veneris

Evergreen Fern

Graceful black-stemmed fern. Bright shade preferred. Drought tolerant in cool coastal gardens. Deer-proof.

Adiantum hispidulum

Evergreen Fern

Low clumping form with graceful arching foliage. Bright shade preferred. Drought tolerant in cool coastal gardens. Deer-proof.

Adiantum x tracyi

Evergreen Fern

Naturally occuring California hybrid fern. Bright shade preferred. Drought tolerant in cool coastal gardens. Deer-proof.

Agonis flexuosa “Burgundy”

Evergreen Tree

Arching, weeping habit. Great for coastal locations. Stunning burgundy leaves and clusters of white flowers.

Albuca nelsonii

Evergreen Bulb

Deep green fleshy leaves mound to 3 ft., with 5 ft. tall bloom stalks with tubular striped white blooms.

Albuca shawii

Evergreen Bulb

Deep green fleshy leaves mounds with dangly yellow blooms, fragrant and bell-shaped. Keep dry in winter – must have fast draining soil.

Allium schubertii

Summer-Deciduous Bulb

Low growing deer resistant decorative onion with huge umbels of purple flowers. After flowering, leaves die back, sprouting again with the Winter rains. Attracts butterflies and bees.

Allium sphaerocephalon “Hair”

Deciduous Bulb

Clumps of strap-like leaves. Blooms May-July, forming distinctive clusters of small bulbils in place of flowers on a 24″ stalk. String-like leaves drape downward, giving the appearance of hair.

Allium unifolium

Deciduous Bulb

Blooms May-July with white to pink flowers. Clumps of grass-like leaves through the winter and spring.

Amorphophallus konjac

Deciduous Bulb

Beautiful and distinct tropical foliage emerges in late spring as a single, enormous leaf atop a  speckled stem. Every couple years, may form a massive, striking “corpse” flower. Prefers well  draining soil. Winter dormant.

Amorphophallus konjac “Shattered Glass”

Deciduous Bulb

Beautiful and distinct tropical foliage emerges in late spring as a single, enormous leaf atop a  speckled stem. Every couple years, may form a massive, striking “corpse” flower. Prefers well  draining soil. Winter dormant.

Anagallis “Spice”

Evergreen Groundcover

Carpet of thick small green leaves, covered in 1″ pink flowers through the summer and into the fall. Great in containers.

Anagallis monelli

Evergreen Groundcover

Carpet of thick small green leaves, covered in 1″ vibrant blue flowers through the summer and into the fall. Great in containers. Best in Full Sun with regular water.

Anemone coronaria

Bulb

Lots of brightly colored flowers from spring into summer. Plant bulbs in fall 2-3″ deep or potted plants can be transplanted in spring. Regular water fall thru spring and while blooming.

 

Angelonia angustifolia

Evergreen Perennial

Long lasting colorful blooms. For a massed effect, space plants 9-12 in apart. They also make great flowering edging in front of perennial beds and borders. They’re good for cut flowers too.

Anigozanthos “Amber Velvet”

Evergreen Perennial

Its small stature fills in nicely for smaller gardens and for borders. Deep red blooms turn orange and open to yellow spring through fall. Attractive to hummingbirds.

Anigozanthos “Backdraft”

Evergreen Perennial

Vibrant fuzzy tall bloom stalks with dark red flowers in spring and again in fall. Long lasting blooms are perfect for cut flowers.

Anigozanthos “Big Red”

Evergreen Shrub

Vibrant fuzzy tall red flowers,blend well with red stems in Spring and again in Fall. Long lasting blooms are perfect for cut flowers.

Anigozanthos “Bright Orange”

“Pot-A-Roo” Series Kangaroo Paws
Evergreen Perennial

It’s small stature fills in nicely for smaller gardens and for borders. Bright orange and yellow blooms open to green late winter through summer.  Attractive to hummingbirds.

Anigozanthos “Burnt Orange”

Evergreen Perennial

Small stature fills in nicely for smaller gardens and for borders. Rusty orange blooms open late winter through summer. Attractive to hummingbirds.

Anigozanthos “Bush Dawn”

Evergreen Perennial

Clumps of grass-like foliage hold huge spikes of fuzzy yellow tubular flowers all spring through fall.

Anigozanthos “Bush Devil”

Evergreen Perennial

20″ long bright green leaves topped with very full, bloom spikes up to 4ft tall. Bright yellow and chartreuse blooms year round. Drives hummingbirds wild.

Anigozanthos “Bush Diamond”

Evergreen Shrub

White flowers with pink accents, especially apparent in colder months, spring through fall. Grass-like evergreen foliage.

Anigozanthos “Bush Gold”

Evergreen Perennial

20″ long bright green leaves topped with very full, well-branched 30″ bloom spikes. Bright yellow blooms spring through summer. Attractive to hummingbirds.

Anigozanthos “Bush Pearl”

Evergreen Shrub

Riotous pink flowers continuous through year. Grass-like evergreen foliage. Watch for slugs on new growth.

Anigozanthos “Bush Ranger”

Evergreen Shrub

Foliage reaches about 18″ and produces red flowers on branched 2 foot tall stalks covered with red hairs from spring-fall.