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Fremontodendron “San Gabriel”

Evergreen shrub

Spreading, rounded shrub with dark green lobed leaves. Saucer-shaped buttercup yellow flowers in summer. Will espalier well.

Gaura “Lillipop Blush”

Perennial

Upright perennial with soft pink flowers spring through fall. Cut back stalks for repeat bloom. Looks great in pots. Heat and drought tolerant! Will not tolerate frost.

Gaura “Passionate Rainbow”

G. lindheimeri “Passionate Rainbow”
Perennial

Wispy, upright perennial. The stalkless leaves and flowers grow directly on the stems. Variegated leaves. Rose pink flowers bloom in the spring through fall. Cut back flower stalks for repeat bloom.

Gaura “Rosy Jane”

G. lindheimeri “Rosy Jane”
Perennial

Wispy, upright perennial. The stalkless leaves and flowers grow directly on the stems. Variegated leaves. Pink-edged white flowers bloom in the spring through fall. Cut back flower stalks for repeat bloom.

Gaura “Siskiyou Pink”

G. lindheimeri “Siskiyou Pink'”
Perennial Grass

“Wispy, upright perennial. The stalkless leaves and flowers grow directly on the stems. Rose pink flowers bloom in the spring through fall. Cut back flower stalks for repeat bloom.”

 

Gaura “Striking Oil”

G. lindheimeri “Striking Oil”

Perennial

Upright perennial with bright pink blooms flowering spring through fall.  Cut back stalks for repeat bloom.  Looks great in pots.  Heat and drought tolerant!

Gaura “Whirling Butterflies”

G. lindheimeri “Whirling Butterflies”
Perennial

Wispy, upright perennial. The stalkless leaves and flowers grow directly on the stems. Variegated leaves. Rose pink flowers bloom in the spring through fall. Cut back flower stalks for repeat bloom.

Gaura lindheimeri

Perennial

Wispy, upright perennial. The stalkless leaves and flowers grow directly on the stems. White flowers with a hint of pink bloom in the spring through fall. Cut back flower stalks for repeat bloom.

Globularia x indubia

Evergreen Perennial

Round light-lavender flowers with deep blue centers.  Thick grey-green leaves, spreads to 4ft wide.

Grevillea “Magic Lantern”

Evergreen Shrub

Mounding low shrub with grey foliage and showy red flower clusters. Do not cut back in summer before blooming. Do not fertilize, do not overwater.

Hakea bucculenta

Evergreen Shrub

Large upright shrub with slender green leaves and red blooms winter through spring. Needs very good drainage. Do not fertilize, except trace minerals.

Hakea francisiana

Evergreen Shrub

Upright shrub with slender green leaves and pink-red blooms winter through spring. Needs very good drainage. Do not fertilize, except trace minerals.

Hakea laurina

Evergreen Shrub

Small tree with flat slender blue-green leaves. White pincushion flowers with pink centers, blooming winter through spring. Needs very good drainage. Do not fertilize, except trace minerals.

Hakea salicifolia “Gold Medal”

Evergreen Shrub

Large dense upright shrub with lightly variegated foliage. New leaves are hot pink. White fragrant flowers winter through spring. Needs very good drainage. Do not fertilize, except trace minerals.

Helianthemum “Belgravia Rose”

Evergreen Perennial

Sub-shrub, low-growing groundcover, related to Rockrose (Cistus). Profusion of rose-pink flowers with yellow centers cover plant throughout spring, with some blooms coming in autumn as well.

Helianthemum “Ben Ledi”

Evergreen Perennial

Sub-shrub, low-growing groundcover. Silver grey leaves and a profusion of rose-red colored flowers cover plant throughout spring and summer.

Helianthemum “Ben Nevis”

Evergreen Perennial

Sub-shrub, low-growing groundcover. Green leaves and a profusion of orange flowers cover plant throughout spring.

Helianthemum “Dazzler”

Evergreen Perennial

Sub-shrub, low-growing groundcover. Green leaves and a profusion of red flowers cover plant throughout spring.

Helianthemum “Golden Nugget”

Evergreen Perennial

Ground cover with small gold-yellow flowers that appear in late spring. Drought tolerant once established. Great in beds, hanging baskets and trailing over walls. Deer resistant.

Helianthemum “Hartswood Ruby”

Hybrid, PP20044
Evergreen Perennial

Low-growing groundcover has true-red flowers with yellow centers spring through summer. Perfect for dry slopes, borders or in pots.

Helianthemum “Mesa Wine”

Evergreen Perennial

Sub-shrub, low-growing groundcover, related to Rockroses. Profusion of wine-red flowers cover plant throughout spring.

Helianthemum “Wisley Pink”

Evergreen Perennial

Sub-shrub, low-growing groundcover, related to Rockroses. Profusion of pink flowers cover plant throughout spring.

Helianthemum “Wisley Primrose”

Evergreen Perennial

Sub-shrub, low-growing groundcover, related to Rockroses. Profusion of vibrant yellow flowers cover plant throughout spring.

Hesperantha coccinea

Bulbous Perennial Iris

Good garden plant. Leafy clumps send up 2ft tall bloom stalk with vibrant red flowers. Spreads easily with water. Will die back if dry in summer, to come back in spring. Can be submerged in water.

Heterotheca villosa

Herbaceous Perennial

Low growing native perennial with grey-green leaves and hairy stems. Bright yellow flowers in summer. Makes a great groundcover for dry areas!

Ipheion uniflorum

Flowering Bulb

Small bulbs in the Amaryllis family, related to onions. Shiny green leaves, flattened, will have a bit of an onion scent. Blooms in spring. Plant bulbs 2-3″ deep in fall, or transplant potted plants in spring. Deciduous in summer.

 

Jacaranda mimosifolia

Semi-Deciduous tree

Long droopy green leaves, long-lasting lavender blue flowers mid-summer. Classic tropical look, but drought-tolerant.

Kniphofia rooperi

Clump-forming Perennial

Yellow/orange blooms on 4ft. stalks in fall through late winter. Arching, keeled, dark green leaves.

Larrea tridentata

Evergreen Shrub

Large shrub with small tough green leaves and tons of  yellow flowers in late spring. Very drought tolerant. A little water in summer and they are perfect patio plants, easy to prune to shape.