Grasses, Perennials, Shrubs and Trees

Tagetes lemmonii “Compacta”

Evergreen Shrub

Compact perennial bush w/ evergreen foliage, fragrant when crushed. Flowers late summer through fall with bright yellow flowers. Butterflies.

Tanacetum densum

Evergreen Perennial

Feathery grey leaves form a dense groundcover. Small yellow flowers pop up 6-12″ above the foliage in spring. Ideal for coastal gardens – can’t take heat.

Teucrium fruticans “Azurea”

Evergreen Shrub

This Mediterranean evergreen shrub grows well in the Bay Area. Silvery gray foliage. Deep blue flowers cover the plant most of the year – spring thru fall.

Thamnochortus cinereus

Evergreen Feather-Reed Restio

The sparse branched bloom stalks rise like a fountain out of a mass of dense upright dark-green stems. Female and male flowers on separate plants, with silver bracts on female flowers. Protect from frost to maintain full look.

Themeda “Blue Roo”

Low-growing Grass

Gracefully arcing blue-grey leaves.  Rusty red bloom heads in late summer

Thymus “Elfin”

Herb, Groundcover

Tiny purple flowers in summer. Fragrant green leaves. Great in rock gardens and mixed pots.

Thymus “Lime”

Thymus x citriodorus “Lime”
Perennial Herb

Fragrant lime-green leaves, small pink flowers in summer. Great in rock gardens and mixed pots. Grows well in small containers and on windowsills.

Thymus “Pink Chintz”

Herb, Groundcover

Completely coated in tiny pink flowers in summer. Fragrant green leaves. Great in rock gardens and mixed pots.

Thymus praecox

Herb, Groundcover

Tiny red flowers in summer. Fragrant green leaves. Great in rock gardens and mixed pots.

Thymus praecox “Albus”

Herb, Groundcover

Tiny white flowers in summer. Fragrant green leaves. Great in rock gardens and mixed pots.

Trachycarpus fortunei

Palm Tree

Large fan palm with compact crown. Makes a good landscape as well as container plant. Will get 20ft outdoor, staying much smaller in a container. Young plants need protection from frost.

Tradescantia “Sitara Gold”

Perennial

Golden and green striped leaves with purple undersides, white blue-tinted flowers. Vigorously clumping. Hardy to 30F, may die back to the ground during cold weather and resume growth in spring.

Tradescantia sillamontana

Evergreen Perennial

Sprawling stems with paired grey leaves can climb to 2 feet tall, topped with magenta flowers throughout the summer and fall. Very low water in coastal gardens, more inland and in sun. Indoor or Outdoor.

Trithrinax acanthocoma

Fan Palm

Slow growing medium-sized single-trunked palm with a large crown of spreading leaves. Grows in clay soils.

Typhonium venosum

Sauromatum venosum
Deciduous Bulb

Underground tubers will spread and multiply. Shoots up 20″ vegetation. Carrion flower has a foul stench. Can bloom from bulb without planting.

Uncinia “Belinda’s Find”

Perennial Sedge

Shiny, dark reddish bronze leaves with a bright cherry red variegation. Loosely tufted, upright form.

Ursinia sericea

Evergreen Perennial

Silver leaves and vibrant yellow daisy flowers on long, bent stalks make for a stunning addition to low water gardens. Fast draining soil and a little extra water in the summer.

Vauquelinia californica

Evergreen Tree

Evergreen shrub or small tree with tough glossy leaves and tiny white flowers in late spring. Can be trained as a single or multistemmed tree.

Verbena “Endurascape Purple”

Evergreen Perennial

Beautiful vibrant purple flowers nearly year-round. Grows wide in the ground or makes for a spectacular container plant and in hanging baskets.

Verbena “Endurascape Red”

Evergreen Perennial

Beautiful vibrant purple flowers nearly year-round. Grows wide in the ground or makes for a spectacular container plant and in hanging baskets.

Verbena “Little One”

V. bonariensis “Little One”
Upright Perennial

Stunning dwarf airy vertical stems topped with purple flowers mid summer work well mixed in with mounding perennials like Salvia, or poking out from a low growing Prickly Pear.