Grasses, Perennials, Shrubs and Trees

Anigozanthos “Red Sunrise”

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

Vibrant red and yellow flowers open to green and blend well with red stems. Long lasting blooms are perfect for cut flowers.

Anigozanthos “Regal Velvet”

Evergreen Perennial

Its small stature fills in nicely for smaller gardens and for borders. Gorgeous burgundy blooms open to bright green and yellow. Attractive to hummingbirds.

Anigozanthos “Royal Cheer”

Evergreen Perennial

20″ long bright green leaves topped with very full, well-branched 30″ bloom spikes. Flowers of rich red and deep blue-green bloom spring through summer. Attractive to hummingbirds.

Anigozanthos “Ruby Velvet”

Evergreen Perennial

Its small stature fills in nicely for smaller gardens and for borders. Stunning ruby red blooms spring through fall. Attractive to hummingbirds.

Anigozanthos “Rufus”

Evergreen Shrub

The reddest of the red-flowered Kangaroo Paws. Flowers on branched 3 foot tall stalks covered with red hairs from spring-fall.

Anigozanthos “Tequila Sunrise”

Evergreen Shrub

Vibrant reddish-orange flowers with yellow accents blend well with red stems. Long lasting blooms are perfect for cut flowers.

Anigozanthos “Yellow Gem”

Evergreen Shrub

Brilliant yellow flowers fade to orange, stand out against red stems. Long lasting blooms are perfect for cut flowers.

Anigozanthos flavidus

Evergreen Shrub

Vibrant fuzzy tall flowers. Long lasting golden blooms are perfect for cut flowers. Prefers full sun, can tolerate bright shade inland. Tolerates heavy clay soils.

Anigozanthos flavidus “Red”

Evergreen Shrub

Vibrant fuzzy tall flowers. Long lasting red blooms are perfect for cut flowers. Prefers full sun, can tolerate bright shade inland. Tolerates heavy clay soils.

Anigozanthos viridis “Phar Lap”

Evergreen Shrub

Green-blue flowers in winter through early summer. Plant in open area in garden with good drainage. Divide in late summer. Attractive to hummingbirds.

Anigozanthos “Gold Velvet”

Evergreen Perennial

It’s small stature fills in nicely for smaller gardens and for borders. Stunning gold blooms spring through fall.  Attractive to hummingbirds.

Anthurium “Big Bird”

Tropical Houseplant

Tropical plant with large red flower stalks and red berries. 2ft wrinkly green leaves. Lots of drama for a location with lots of light and lots of space.

 

Aquilegia formosa

Herbaceous Perennial

Small, delicate foliage with pendant orange and yellow flowers, from the Sierra Nevadas. Attractive to Hummingbirds. Deer-resistent, Clay-soils-tolerant. Can be deciduous in dry summers.

Archontophoenix cunninghamiana

Palm Tree

Slow growing single-trunked palm with a large crown of spreading leaves, to 12ft wide. Pendulous inflorescence will open to pink flowers.

Arctostaphylos “Bert Johnson”

Evergreen Groundcover

Gorgeous cascading form, perfect for a rock garden. Tiny pinkish white flowers in spring attract hummingbirds. This cultivar was introduced in Berkeley at Tilden Botanical Garden.

Arctostaphylos “Big Sur”

Evergreen shrub

Low growing Manzanita with an open form displaying attractive red bark. Small, pure white bell-shaped flowers in late winter attract hummingbirds. Great for a small garden or near a walkway.

Arctostaphylos “Bright Beauty”

Evergreen shrub

Low mounding shrub, spreads wide, stays dense, with small bright grey/green leaves and white flowers in winter through spring.

Arctostaphylos “Canyon Sparkles”

A. insularis “Canyon Sparkles”
Evergreen shrub

Glossy deep green leaves offset in the winter by clusters of white flowers. Channel Islands native becomes an open upright shrub with age. Attracts hummingbirds, resists deer, tolerates clay soils.

Arctostaphylos “Carmel Sur”

A. edmundsii “Carmel Sur”
Evergreen Groundcover

Fast-growing attractive low Manzanita. Light green foliage, easy to grow in gardens. Coastal sun, inland needs some shade.

Arctostaphylos “Dr. Hurd”

Evergreen shrub

Fast growing, tree-like, upright with open canopy. Classic dark red bark. Late winter clusters of white blooms. Spring berries. Perfect focal point for a garden, or along a dry creek bed

Arctostaphylos “Emerald Carpet”

Evergreen shrub

Very compact hybrid manzanita, dense with small glossy deep green leaves that nearly hide the attractive cinnamon red stems with exfoliating bark. Small white flowers in mid-winter.

Arctostaphylos “Ghostly”

A. silvicola “Ghostly”

Evergreen shrub
Grey leaves with deep red bark. Pure white flowers. Prefers to be dry in summer, can handle lots of rain/water in winter.

Arctostaphylos “Green Supreme”

Evergreen Groundcover/Shrub

Dense, fast growing Manzanita with glossy green leaves. May produce small white flowers in mid-winter. Prefers good drainage but tolerates a wide range of soils. Very disease resistant.

Arctostaphylos “Hood Mountain”

Evergreen Shrub

Small tree with greyish leaves and purplish cinammon bark.  Clusters of white bell-shaped flowers appear in late winter.

Arctostaphylos “Howard McMinn”

A. densiflora “Howard McMinn”
Evergreen shrub

Large evergreen mounding shrub with clusters of small flowers, white to light pink, in winter through spring. Berries are favored by native birds. Dark red trunk.

Arctostaphylos “John Dourley”

Evergreen shrub

New growth comes in bronzy green, then fades to grey green. Small, light pink bell-shaped flowers in spring, colorful berries in fall. Drought tolerant but does well with occasional irrigation.