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Echium wildpretii

Herbaceous Biennial

A biennial producing a dense rosette of leaves during the first year and in the second year produces an erect inflorescence w/hundreds of dark pink to almost red flowers. Self-seeds and restarts.

 

Echium “Blue Bedder”

E. plantagineum “Blue Bedder”
Herbaceous Biennial

Fast growing, covered in pink buds and then large blue bell-shaped blooms for months. Cold hardy, reseeds reliably.

Elegia cuspidata

Evergreen Restio

Upright stems to 3 feet. Brown sheaths, dark brown flowers.

Elegia fistulosa

Evergreen Restio

Low maintenance, easy to grow. Tall grass-like plant is attractive year-round. Brown sheaths, dark brown flowers.

Encelia californica

Herbaceous Perennial

Easy to grow rich 2″ yellow blooms. Dead-head for longer bloom season. Fast-growing, short-lived. Attractive to Butterflies. Clay-tolerant. Semi-Deciduous

Encelia farinosa

Herbaceous Perennial

Easy to grow rich 2″ yellow/orange blooms. Dead-head for longer bloom season. Silvery foliage. Attractive to bees and butterflies. Clay-tolerant. Semi-Deciduous

Ephedra viridis

Evergreen Shrub

“The Navajo brewed the tops into a drink for use as a cough medicine. Other indians roasted the seeds, ate them whole or ground them into a meal for various uses” (Elmore and Janish, Shrubs and Trees of the Southwest Uplands, 1976).

Epilobium “Carmen’s Grey”

E. canum “Carmen’s Grey
Evergreen perennial

Hummingbird plant. Broad, bright-grey leaves covered with orange-red trumpet-shaped flowers. Cut back in early spring for fuller growth.

Epilobium “Catalina”

E. canum “Catalina”
Evergreen perennial

Hummingbird plant. Upright shrub of grey-green foliage covered with scarlet trumpet-shaped flowers.

Epilobium “Schiefflin’s Choice”

Evergreen Perennial

Grey foliage covered with orange-red trumpet-shaped flowers in summer and fall. Spreads vigorously. Very attractive to hummingbirds. Deer resistant.

Epilobium “Silver Select”

Evergreen perennial

Hummingbird plant. Spectacular upright mound of silver foliage covered with scarlet trumpet-shaped flowers.

Epilobium “UC Hybrid”

E. canum “UC Hybrid”
Evergreen perennial

Hummingbird plant. Spectacular tight mound of grey-green foliage covered with scarlet trumpet-shaped flowers. Place this groundcover at the front of garden, skirting taller plantings.

Epilobium “Wayne’s Silver”

E. canum “Wayne’s Silver”
Evergreen perennial

Hummingbird plant. Spectacular tight mound of silver foliage covered with scarlet trumpet-shaped flowers. Place this groundcover at the front of garden, skirting taller plantings.

Epilobium canum “Marin Pink”

Evergreen Perennial

Hummingbird plant. Broad, grey-green leaves covered with light pink trumpet-shaped flowers. Cut back in early spring for fuller growth.

Epilobium “Orange Carpet”

E. canum “Orange Carpet”
Semi-deciduous Perennial

Hummingbird plant. Light green foliage covered with orange-red trumpet-shaped flowers.  A lovely accent to any (native) garden.

Eremophila “Blue Bells”

Evergreen Perennial

Low growing shrub with slender silver-green leaves, flushed with tubular blue to purple flowers throughout the year.

Eremophila “Summertime Blue”

Evergreen Shrub

Spreads wide, arching branches with needle-like green leaves. tubular blue flowers from spring thru summer. Clay-soil-tolerant.

Eremophila “Valentine”

Evergreen Shrub

This dense shrub provides great winter color – tiny dark green leaves take on a red tinge and masses of pink and red tubular flowers through late winter. Cut back in early spring after blooming.

Eremophila hygrophana

Evergreen Perennial

Bushy shrub with lavender-blue flowers throughout the growing season.

Erica canaliculata “Rosea”

Evergreen Shrub

Charming shrub with soft green foliage and bright pink tubular flowers blooming spring through fall. Young plants can be pruned after flowering to encourage bushy growth and flower-bearing stems.

 

 

 

Erica speciosa

Evergreen Shrub

Charming evergreen shrub of soft needle-like foliage and bright red tubular flowers with yellow tips blooming late Fall through Spring. Young plants can be pruned after flowering to encourage bushy growth and flower-bearing stems.

 

Erica verticillata

Evergreen Shrub

Charming shrub with soft green foliage and bright pink tubular flowers blooming spring through fall. Young plants can be pruned after flowering to encourage bushy growth and flower-bearing stems.

 

 

Erigeron glaucus

Evergreen Perennial

Clay tolerant, found on clay coastal bluffs. A great butterfly plant, mixes well with coastal sages and monkey flowers. Lavender flowers spring through summer when it could use a little extra water.

Eriogonum “Ella Nelson’s Yellow”

E. nudum “Ella Nelson’s Yellow”
Evergreen Perennial

Widely distributed from the Coast to the Sierra Nevadas. Small grey-green spoon-shaped leaves with 18″ tall bloom stalks and large yellow bloom sprays. Attractive to bees. Deer resistant.

Eriogonum crocatum

Evergreen Perennial

“Wooly silver white leaves that contrast beautifully with sulfur yellow to chartreuse-yellow flower heads that appear late spring through late summer and then turn a cinnamon brown color.”

Eriogonum fasciculatum

Evergreen Perennial

Sprawling, low growing evergreen native with pinkish white bloom clusters throughout the summer. Dark green narrow leaves, arching stems.

Eriogonum grande var. rubescens

Evergreen Perennial

Coastal native that will grow to 3 feet wide. Small grey-green, spoon shaped leaves stay at a foot tall while flowers grow to two feet. Can handle heavy clay soil and attracts butterflies!

Eriogonum latifolium

Evergreen Perennial

Small Northern California coastal buckwheat. Can handle sea-spray and wind. Attracts native insects and butterflies. Enjoyed by rabbits. Buff colored flowers on long bloom stalks. Deer resistant.

Eriogonum nudum

Evergreen Perennial

Small evergreen native with flowers that bloom white, pale pink, or yellow spring through summer. The mid-sized leaves have distinctly wavy margins.