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Baccharis pilularis “Pigeon Point”

Evergreen shrub

Small oval bright green leaves, low spreading branches, tiny white flowers. Very adaptable. Deer-resistant, easy to prune. Many pollinators.

Baccharis pilularis “Twin Peak”

Evergreen shrub

Small oval bright green leaves, low spreading branches, tiny white flowers. Very adaptable. Deer-resistant, easy to prune. Many pollinators.

Baccharis x “Starn Thompson”

Evergreen shrub

Mounding evergreen shrub is long-lived and can be planted in masses in native hillside gardens. Very small leaves are closely set. Inconspicuous flowers.

Baileya multiradiata

Deciduous Perennial

Abundant yellow marigold blooms. Needs good drainage and low water – great borders for cactus gardens. Deciduous silver foliage.

Banksia “Fireworks”

B. ericifolia “Fireworks”
Evergreen Shrub

A large upright shrub. Narrow heath-like leaves with silver undersides. The large autumn-colored columns of flowers are golden cones with red styles, in brilliant bloom from winter and into summer.

Banksia “Schnapper Point”

Evergreen Shrub

Dense, rounded shrub with needle-like foliage. Honey colored cone shaped flowers with a red shimmer spikes in summer and fall.

Banksia ashbyi

Evergreen Shrub

A compact upright shrub with long serrated leaves and impressive large orange flower cones. Coastal native, Mediterranean climate plant.

Banksia attenuata

Evergreen Shrub/Tree

A spreading shrub that can be grown into a tall tree, with impressive tall yellow flower cones.

Banksia caleyi

Evergreen Shrub

A compact upright shrub with long serrated leaves and impressive large flower cones, salmon pink fade to yellow. Can grow under Eucalyptus. Mediterranean climate plant.

Banksia ericifolia

Evergreen Shrub

A large compact upright shrub. Narrow heath-like leaves with silver undersides. The large autumn-colored columns of flowers are golden cones with red styles, in brilliant bloom from winter and into summer.

Banksia integrifolia

Evergreen Tree

A large open tree. Leathery dark green serrated leaves with silver undersides. Large yellow bottle-brush blooms, great for cut flowers. Coastal native, Mediterranean climate plant – keep dry in summer.

Banksia praemorsa

Evergreen Shrub

Dense upright shrub with long serrated leaves and large impressive cone flowers of yellow, cream, or burgundy. Coastal native, Mediterranean climate plant.

Banksia speciosa

Evergreen Shrub

Dense, rounded shrubby tree. Cream colored cone shaped flower spikes in summer and fall. Serrated leaf edges up and down the branches.

Brahea edulis

Palm Tree

Bright, green, palmate leaves. Large and broad before growing taller. Beautiful outdoor palm. Also makes a great container plant.

Brahea nitida

Palm Tree

Bright, green, palmate leaves with undersides of a chalky, white color. Beautiful outdoor palm. Also makes a great container plant.

Buddleia marrubifolia

Evergreen Perennial

Dense stalks of silver foliage topped with round bloom sprays of small orange and yellow buds spring and summer. Butterflies.

Caesalpinia “Sierra Sun”

Semi-Deciduous Tree

Small vase-shaped tree with bright yellow and orange flowers fall through spring. Low maintenance and drought tolerant. Deciduous below 25F.

Caesalpinia mexicana

Semi-Evergreen Tree

Small vase-shaped tree with very showy bright yellow flowers throughout the summer. Low maintenance and drought tolerant. Deciduous below 25F.

Calandrinia “Ruby Tuesday”

C. umbellata “Ruby Tuesday”
Semi-Succulent Perennial

Stunning clusters of vibrant pink flowers rise 18″ above a small grassy semi-succulent clump.

Calliandra “Sierra Star”

Deciduous

This hybrid blooms on and off all year long with stunning red hummingbird flowers. Uniform, dense growth. Can be massed together for maximum impact.

Calliandra californica

Semi-evergreen shrub

Open, vase-shaped shrub. Tiny leaves, red puffball flowers. Hummingbirds’ favorite. Also pollinated by butterflies.

Calliandra eriophylla

Semi-evergreen shrub

Small grey-green leaves, shrub is undistinguished until spring when the spectacular pink fairy duster blooms appear.

Callistemon citrinus “Jeffersii”

Evergreen shrub

Foliage smaller and narrower than true species. Long, red, stiff stamens form a long flower that resembles a bottlebrush and blooms year-round, but bloom peak is in the early summer through fall.

Callistemon viminalis “Slim”

Evergreen shrub

A narrow hedge form with an upright habit. Long, red, stiff stamens form a flower that resembles a bottlebrush and blooms spring through fall. Great for use as a screen or in tight spaces.

Calothamnus villosus

Evergreen Shrub

Vertical shrub with soft pine-needle-like leaves. Good in coastal locations. Will form an effective low screen. Red flowers winter through summer.

Calystegia macrostegia

Herbaceous Perennial Vine

Long lasting colorful blooms for a good part of the year. Great for climbing on fences. Keep watered through the summer to keep green. Deciduous in summer if dry.

Ceanothus “Anchor Bay”

C. gloriosus “Anchor Bay”
Evergreen shrub

Spectacular dense groundcover shrub. Low-spreading with rich dark green leaves, dark blue blooms in spring. Deer-resistant.

Ceanothus “Antonette”

Evergreen shrub

Dense shrub 8 to 10 feet tall with elongated green leaves and frosted, violet-blue flowers emerging from reddish buds in the spring. Handles clay soils.

Ceanothus “Arroyo de la Cruz”

Evergreen shrub

Wide mounding shrub with bright green glossy leaves contrasting with clusters of light blue flowers in the spring. Very attractive to butterflies and bees.

Ceanothus “Blue Jeans”

Evergreen shrub

Erect shrub with small deep green leaves. A prolific bloomer with rich dark lavender flowers. Fast growing, little water. Seeds are favored by many local birds.