Grasses, Perennials, Shrubs and Trees

Achillea “Sunbeam”

Herbaceous Perennial

Fern-like foliage with bright yellow flowers in spring/summer.  Remove spent flowers for a late summer rebloom.  Cut flowers last a long time, look great dried. Attracts butterflies.

Achillea “Sunrise”

Herbaceous Perennial

Golden yellow flowers with a touch of pink in Spring/Summer. Remove spent flowers for a late summer rebloom. Cut flowers last a long time, look great dried. Attracts Butterflies.

Achillea “Terra Cotta”

Herbaceous Perennial

This hybrid yarrow has terra cotta colored flowers. Get for fresh cut flowers, and dried flower sprays will hold their color.

Achillea millefolium

Herbaceous Perennial

White to pink flowers in Spring/Summer. Remove spent flowers for a late summer rebloom. Cut flowers last a long time, look great dried. Attracts Butterflies.

Achillea millefolium “La Luna”

Herbaceous Perennial

Fern-like foliage with yellow flowers in spring/summer.  Remove spent flowers for a late summer rebloom.  Cut flowers last a long time, look great dried. Attracts Butterflies.

 

Achillea millefolium “Little Susie”

Herbaceous Perennial

Rose pink flowers in Spring/Summer fade to a soft lilac. Remove spent flowers for a late summer rebloom. Cut flowers last a long time, look great dried. Attracts Butterflies.

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.