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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.

Parkinsonia aculeata

Evergreen tree

Gracefully arcing canopy, spiny branches atop a short trunk, covered in bright yellow flowers in spring.

Parkinsonia X “Desert Museum”

Cercidium “Desert Museum”
P. microphylla x P. florida x P. aculeata
Evergreen tree

Gracefully arcing canopy, thornless branches atop a short trunk, tiny leaves, covered in bright yellow flowers in spring.

Pennisetum “Fairy Tails”

Evergreen Fountain Grass

A clumping, blue-green, evergreen grass w/dark wheat-colored blooms in spring and summer. Looks best cut back in late winter to expose new foliage. Drought and heat resistant.

Pennisetum “Fireworks”

P. setaceum “Fireworks”
PP18,504
Fountain Grass

A clumping semi-evergreen grass w/dazzling red foliage and white, green and pink stripes throughout the growing season. Looks best cut back in late winter to expose new foliage. Drought and heat resistant.

Pennisetum “Red Buttons”

P. messiacum “Red Buttons”

Fountain Grass
Furry burgundy blooms that fade to beige as they age on 3 foot stalks. Divide in Fall or allow seeds to dry on plants.

Pennisetum “Rubrum”

P. setaceum “Rubrum”
P. setaceum “Cupreum”
Fountain Grass

A clumping semi-evergreen grass 4-5+ feet tall with dark burgundy-red foliage and red plumes. Looks best cut back in late winter to expose new foliage. Rarely seeds out. Drought and heat resistant.

Pennisetum messiacum

Fountain Grass

Furry burgundy blooms on 3 foot stalks. Divide in Fall or allow seeds to dry on plants.

Penstemon “Diablo”

Evergreen Perennial

Huge numbers of fiery red flowers adorn this low growing green shrub throughout the spring, summer and fall.