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Mimulus “Trish”

Evergreen Perennial

Dark green glossy leaves and numerous dusky rose-pink flowers that fade to salmon. Flowers are borne nearly year-round in coastal gardens. Deer resistant.

Mimulus “Valentine”

Evergreen Perennial

Dark green glossy leaves with brilliant red blooms year round. Deer resistant.

Mimulus alatus

Evergreen Perennial

Orange flowers spring and summer. Deer resistant. Grown as an annual in colder climates.

Mimulus aurantiacus

Evergreen Perennial

Commonly found growing wild on California hillsides. Orange flowers appear sporadically throughout the year. Much more drought tolerant than other mimulus. Deer resistant.

Mimulus puniceus

M. aurantiacus var. puniceus
Evergreen Perennial

Flowers are slightly smaller than other species of Mimulus. Great for attracting hummingbirds to your garden. Semi dormant in winter and will re-emerge in spring. Deer resistant.

Muhlenbergia “Regal Mist”

Semi-Evergreen Grass

Small clump grass with misty pink flowers in fall. Foliage turns tan in fall. Cut to the ground in late winter to clean up. Water well through the dry summer months.

Muhlenbergia capillaris

Semi-Evergreen Grass

Fine green stems topped with misty pink flowers in fall. Foliage turns tan in fall. Cut to the ground in late winter to clean up. Deer Resistant.

Muhlenbergia dubia

Evergreen Grass

Stunning grass with tall soft bloom spikes to 3ft. from late summer to fall.  A stunning vertical accent especially when back-lit by autumn sun.

Muhlenbergia reverchonii

Semi-Evergreen Grass

Bright plumes of purple blooms through the fall. Cut to the ground in late winter to clean up. Deer Resistant

Muhlenbergia rigens

Semi-Evergreen Grass

Deer resistant. Whip-like blooms to 5 feet tall. A stunning vertical accent especially when back-lit by autumn sun. Used in basketry.

Musa basjoo

Evergreen Hardy Banana

Extremely cold-tolerant, or beautiful indoor tropical houseplant grown for the foliage. Blooms frequently. Good container plant. Large blue-green leaves.

Nepenthes alata

Perennial Carnivore

Large genus of about 120 species and hybrids, with dangling pitchers that collect rainwater. Vining tendrils.

Oenothera “Siskiyou”

O. berlanderi “Siskiyou”
Evergreen Perennial

Huge masses of light pink flowers spring through late summer that open in the late afternoon and fade by morning.

Oenothera caespitosa

Evergreen Perennial

Perennial occurs throughout the Western US, especially above 4500 feet. Huge masses of white flowers spring through late summer that open in the afternoon and fade by morning.

Oenothera speciosa

Evergreen Perennial

Perennial occurs throughout the Western US. Huge masses of rose pink flowers spring through late summer that open in the afternoon and fade by morning.

Olea “Little Ollie”

O. europaea “Little Ollie”
Evergreen tree

Dwarf non-fruiting olive, multi-stemmed, with dark green leaves. Excellent for hedges and marine exposures.

Olea “Manzanillo”

O. europaea “Manzanillo”
Evergreen tree

Cultivated for edible fruit. The epitome of a Mediterranean climate plant – loves the San Francisco Bay Area. Picturesque shade tree with grey leaves.

Olea “Montra”

O. europaea “Montra”
Evergreen tree

Bushy multi-stemmed small tree. Fruitless. Closely spaced grey-green leaves. Great for small yards. The epitome of a Mediterranean climate plant for the Bay Area.

Olea “Skylark”

O. europaea “Skylark”
Evergreen tree

Compact, multi-trunked small tree. Small fruit some years. Closely spaced grey-green leaves. Great for small yards. The epitome of a Mediterranean climate plant for the Bay Area.

Olea “Wilsonii”

O. europaea “Wilsonii”
Evergreen tree

Cultivated to be fruitless. The epitome of a Mediterranean climate plant – loves the San francisco Bay Area. Picturesque shade tree with grey leaves, and no fruit dropping – “a clean plant.”

Olea europaea ssp. africana

Evergreen tree

Pea-sized black fruit. Picturesque shade tree with glossy dark green leaves, brown on the undersides.

Ophiopogon “Black Beard”

O. planiscapus “Black Beard”
Evergreen Lily

Slow growing, tight clumps of arching silky black grass-like blades. 14″ bloom spikes with white flowers.

Ophiopogon japonicus

Evergreen Lily

Fast growing, tight clumps of thin, arching deep green grass-like blades. 12″ bloom spikes with lavender flowers.

Origanum “Herrenhausen”

Evergreen Herbaceous Perennial

Small purple flowers sprays cover the stems in summer and through the fall. Groundcover with erect stems.

Origanum microphyllum hybrid

Evergreen Herb

Low growing, mounding. Tiny fragrant green leaves. Lavender-pink flowers. Great in rock gardens and mixed pots.