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Leucadendron argenteum

Evergreen Shrub

Dense, vigorous growing tree-like shrub with large grey-green leaves. Develops gray bark. Good for coastal gardens.

Leucadendron linifolium

Evergreen Shrub

Silvery-green leaves on slender upright branches. Silver cone flowers at branch tips in Spring. Deer resistant.

Leucadendron “Jubilee Crown”

Evergreen Shrub

Medium shrub with narrow grey-green leaves tipped in autumn colors. Flowering occurs spring and summer with red cones developing in the fall. Great for floral arrangements.

Leucophyllum “Compacta”

Evergreen Perennial

Slow growing with a dense mounded form of light gray foliage. Blooms often when the months get warm, masses of pink flowers.

Leucophyllum “Lynn’s Legacy”

L. langmaniae “Lynn’s Legacy”
Evergreen Perennial

Slow growing with a dense mounded form of green foliage. Blooms often when the months get warm, masses of lavender flowers.

Leucospermum “Brandi dela Cruz”

Evergreen Shrub

Medium shrub with giant orange and red pincushion flowers starting in late winter through spring. Prefers acidic, fast-draining soil and full sun.

Leucospermum “Flame Giant”

Evergreen Shrub

Large shrub with giant orange pincushion flowers starting in late winter through spring. Prefers acidic, fast-draining soil and full sun. Short-lived (8-10 years).

Leucospermum “Goldfinger”

Evergreen Shrub

Upright stems with giant orange-red-golden pincushion flowers in spring. Excellent cut flower. Prefers fast-draining soils.

Leucospermum “Goldie”

Evergreen Shrub

Upright stems with giant bright yellow pincushion flowers in spring. Excellent cut flower. Prefers fast-draining soils.

Leucospermum “High Gold”

Evergreen Shrub

Mounding shrub with giant yellow pincushion flowers in spring. Excellent cut flower. Lime-green new growth ages to grey-green, leaves have a felt-like texture. Prefers fast-draining soils.

Leucospermum “Scarlet Ribbon”

Evergreen Shrub

Medium sized shrub with serrated leaves and red tips. Gorgeous multicolored pincushion flowers in yellow, orange, pink, and scarlet. Tolerates a wider range of soils than most Leucospermums.

Leucospermum “Spider Hybrid”

Evergreen Shrub

Large shrub with large, serrated leaves and red tips. Salmon-pink and golden-yellow pincushion flowers with red-tipped stamens through spring.

Leucospermum “Tango”

Evergreen Shrub

Upright stems with firey orange-red pincushion flowers in spring. Excellent cut flower. Prefers acidic, fast-draining soil and full sun.

Leucospermum “Veldfire”

Evergreen Shrub

Medium shrub, dark green leaves with red tips. Yellow flowers with red ribbons spring and into summer. Prefers acidic, fast-draining soil and full sun.

Leucospermum cuneiforme

Evergreen Shrub

Dense vertical shrub with giant yellow pincushion flowers that age to red in spring. Excellent cut flower. Lime-green new growth ages to leathery grey-green, leaves have a felt-like texture. Prefers fast-draining soils.

 

Leucospermum gueinzii

Evergreen Shrub

Medium sized shrub, grey/green in color with soft fuzzy leaves. Giant red pincushion flowers are sure to attract birds.

Leucospermum pattersonii “Brothers”

Evergreen Shrub

Mounding shrub with red pincushion flowers in spring. Excellent cut flower. Lime-green new growth ages to a soft grey-green. Leaves have a felt-like texture. Prefers fast draining soils.

Leucospermum “Rainbow”

Medium sized shrub with serrated leaves and red tips. Gorgeous multicolored pincushion flowers in yellow, orange, and red. Tolerates a wider range of soils than most Leucospermums.

Leymus “Canyon Prince”

Turf Grass

Blue-grey, evergreen, running, mat-forming grass thrives on seasonal winter rains. Avoid regular summer irrigation or the grass will flop over.

Lilium lancifolium

Herbaceous Perennial

Spectacular down-facing spotted-orange flowers. Grown from a bulb, flowers in late summer.

Lupinus albifrons

Perennial Shrub

Blue flower spikes sit on top of silvery shrub. Needs good drainage, full sun, and little water. Butterfly plant, moderately deer-resistant. Useful to fix nitrogen in depleted soils.

Lupinus arboreus

Semi-Deciduous Perennial Shrub

Gray-green palm-like leaves with beautiful lilac colored flowers in early spring to late summer. Useful for depleted soils to fix nitrogen. Tolerates coastal sandy soils. Seeds easily.

Lupinus chamissonis

Perennial Shrub

Blue flower spikes sit on top of silvery shrub. Needs good drainage, full sun, and little water. Grows well in coastal sands. Useful to fix nitrogen in depleted soils.

Lupinus polyphyllus v. burkei

Deciduous Shrub

Gorgeous 5 ft. spikes of classic lavender lupine flowers. Grows alongside creeks and streams throughout the West Coast. Can be allowed to go dormant in fall with a lot less water. Blooms May through July.

Lupinus sericatus

Perennial Shrub

Rare Northern California Lupine with purple flowers in spring, silvery foliage. Needs good drainage, full sun, and little water. Butterfly plant, moderately deer-resistant.

Maireana sedifolia

Evergreen Shrub

Semi-succulent upright shrub with unusual white foliage. Thrives in hot, dry locations; needs good drainage. Occasional tiny pale pink flowers along stems.

Malacothamnus “Jolon”

M. palmeri “Jolon”
Evergreen Shrub

Vibrant green foliage year-round gives to small bright pink flowers throughout the summer. Coastal native. Attractive to Butterflies.

Malacothamnus palmeri

Evergreen Shrub

Vibrant green foliage year-round gives to small bright pink flowers throughout the summer. Coastal native (Big Sur Area). Butterfly plant.

Marrubium “All Hallows Green”

M. bourgaei “All Hallows Green”

Evergreen perennial

Short shrub spreads many feet wide and makes an excellent border. Lime green leaves, round and textured, send up cream colored flowers in spring and fall.

Melampodium leucanthum

Herbaceous Perennial

Low growing, drought tolerant perennial daisy with honey-scented flowers spring-summer. Self sows freely. Deer resistant. Butterflies and birds love it!