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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 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.

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.

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 “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 “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 “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.

Arctostaphylos “Lester Rountree”

A. pajaroensis “Lester Rountree”
Evergreen shrub

Sturdy trunked small tree/shrub w/smooth, purplish bark, gray leaves & clusters of tiny, urn-shaped flowers, white flushed pink, in early spring.

Arctostaphylos “Paradise”

A. pajaroensis “Paradise”
Evergreen shrub

Large clusters of flowers of a lovely shade of pink in winter. Older foliage is blue-green and the newest growth is bronze red. Should be able to tolerate some summer water.

Arctostaphylos “Pt. Reyes”

Evergreen shrub

Low growing manzanita, compact form. Grey-green leaves with a rosy tinge and pink flowers Spring into Summer. Great for hillsides.

Arctostaphylos “Sentinel”

A. densiflora “Sentinel”
Evergreen shrub

Great quantities of pink and white flowers in early spring. Soft greyish leaves. Clay soil tolerant. Attracts hummingbirds and native butterflies.

Arctostaphylos “St. Helena”

Evergreen Tree

Large with red twisting trunk/branches. Small pink flowers in late winter are followed by small red berries in spring. Keep dry in summer once established.

Arctostaphylos “Sunset”

A. pajaroensis x A. hookeri
Evergreen shrub

Medium compact mounding shrub. Dense with grey-green leaves and pink flowers spring into summer.

Arctostaphylos “Vandenberg”

A. rudis “Vandenberg”
Evergreen shrub

Dense foliage forms a deep green garden backdrop, or perfect as a hedge. Clusters of small pink flowers in spring.

Arctostaphylos morroensis

Evergreen shrub

Endangered in its native range in Southern California, it grows well in coastal gardens throughout the state. Lavender flowers with red berries.

Arctostaphylos refugioensis

Evergreen Tree

Native to California’s Central Coast. Upright form, relatively fast-growing (for a Manzanita). Dense with reddish-green leaves and white flowers spring into summer. Tolerates heavy clay soils.

Arctostaphylos rudis

Evergreen shrub

Dense foliage forms a deep green garden backdrop, or perfect as a hedge. Clusters of small pink flowers in spring.

Arctostaphylos viscida

Evergreen shrub

This species is characterized by sticky grey-green foliage, white flowers and smooth red bark. Edible berries.

Armeria “Alba”

A. maritima “Alba”
Groundcover Perennial

Prefers coastal, sunny location or partial sun inland, but can handle most conditions. Fully drought-tolerant only at coast. White pom-poms will reach up to 12″. Can handle sandy soils or clay.

Armeria “Nifty Thrifty”

A. maritima “Nifty Thrifty”
Groundcover Perennial

Variegated chartreuse green foliage. Prefers coastal, sunny location or partial sun inland, but can handle most conditions. Fully drought-tolerant only at coast. Pink pom-poms will reach up 12″. Can handle sandy soils or clay.

Armeria “Rubrifolia”

A. maritima “Rubrifolia”
Groundcover Perennial

Dark burgundy foliage. Prefers coastal, sunny location or partial sun inland, but can handle most conditions. Fully drought-tolerant only at coast. Pink pom-poms will reach up to 12″. Can handle sandy soils or clay.

Armeria maritima

Groundcover Perennial

Prefers coastal, sunny location or partial sun inland, but can handle most conditions. Fully drought-tolerant only at coast. Pink pom-poms will reach up to 12″. Can handle sandy soils or clay.

Armeria maritima “Bloodstone”

Groundcover Perennial

Slow spreading, tufted grass-like clumps of dark green leaves. Blooms in spring with dark pink pom-pom flowers. Can handle sandy soils or clay.