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Helleborus “Red Lady”

Evergreen Perennial

This Lenten Rose displays flower colors of rich burgundy wine to deep red in winter thru spring. Silvery green foliage. Deer resistant.

Helleborus “Ruby Glow”

Evergreen Perennial

Ruby stems and pink flowers that age to a rose color in winter thru spring. Silvery green foliage.

Helleborus “Silver Dollar”

Evergreen Perennial

Great for dry shade. Green downward-facing flowers on pink bloom stalks above the leaves. Serrated grey-green foliage, hints of red in the flowers and leaves. Deer resistant.

Helleborus “Silver Lace”

Evergreen Perennial

Great for dry shade. Elegant green downward-facing flowers drape over the stiff serrated grey-green foliage. Deer resistant.

Helleborus “Golden Lotus”

Evergreen Perennial

Great for dry shade. Flower in early spring with long-lasting gold blooms, similar to the lotus flower. Deer resistant.

Heuchera “Beaujolais”

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Evergreen Perennial

Huge burgundy leaves with a touch of silver, heavily veined in deep violet. Cream-colored, bell-shaped blooms rise to 16″ mid-summer.

Heuchera “Bressingham Hybrids”

Evergreen Perennial

Low growing clump of large colorful leaves. Tall bloom sprays with dark red bell shaped flowers. Easy growing groundcover or for rock gardens. Long lasting cut flowers.

Heuchera “Caramel”

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Evergreen Perennial

Mounding, lobed, honey apricot leaves deepen in color with warm weather. Clusters of pink bells rise to 26″ mid-summer.

Heuchera “Encore”

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Evergreen Perennial

Deep rose purple leaves with a silver sheen, dark veins and vibrant, red purple undersides. Cream, bell-shaped flowers rise to 18″ mid-summer.

Heuchera “Fire Alarm”

Semi-Evergreen Perennial

Stunning display of red leaves. Good for dry shade, low water once established. Small pink flowers through summer. Deer resistant, drought tolerant.

Heuchera “Miracle”

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Evergreen Perennial

Lime leaves with central red purple splash mature to brick red with lime gold edge and silver reverse. Pink, clustered flowers rise to 14″ mid-summer.

Heuchera “Prince”

Evergreen Perennial

Neat and tidy densely-ruffled purple foliage. Cream, bell-shaped flowers rise to 18″ mid-summer on bright scarlet stems.

Heuchera “Stormy Seas”

Evergreen Perennial

White flowers on 3ft. stalks mid-spring through summer. Profusions of vibrant purple leaves.

Heuchera “Tiramisu”

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Evergreen Perennial

Bright yellow foliage with heavy splashes of red along veins and leaf center. Clusters of creamy, bell-shaped blooms rise to 18″ mid-summer.

Heuchera rubescens

Perennial Herb

Delicate, low groundcover with small leaves about 3″ across. Small pink and white flowers. Great for shady rock gardens.

Heuchera sanguinea “Firefly”

Evergreen Perennial

Low growing clump of large colorful leaves. Tall bloom sprays with bright red bell shaped flowers. Easy growing groundcover or for rock gardens. Long lasting cut flowers.

Heuchera sanguinea “Ruby Bells”

Evergreen Perennial

Low growing clump of fresh green leaves. Tall bloom sprays with lightly fragrant ruby red bell-shaped flowers. Easy growing groundcover or for rock gardens. Long lasting cut flowers.

Iris Pacific Coast Hybrids

Evergreen Perennial

Gorgeous clumps of dark green leaves give way to spectacularly colored blooms from spring through summer.

Leptinella gruveri

Groundcover, can handle some foot traffic. Moderate water but can be allowed to go dormant in the summer. Tiny leaves flat along the ground work well for between pavers.

Pellaea cordifolia

Evergreen Fern

Fern with small heart-shaped leaves along the fronds. Trim back to prevent leggy appearance. Fully drought-tolerant, but water regularly for optimal appearance.

Pellaea falcata

Evergreen Fern

Broadleaf fern, fishbone fronds. Trim back to prevent leggy appearance. Likes moisture but drought-tolerant in shade. Deer resistant.

Pellaea rotundifolia

Evergreen Fern

Cute round leaflets shaped like buttons, will trail over time on arched fronds. Well-draining, acidic soil with regular watering.

Philodendron “Xanadu”

Evergreen Perennial

A wide growing shrub with large deeply-lobed green leaves. Can take deep shade to light coastal sun.Great as a houseplant or outside, potted or in the ground.

 

 

Polypodium glycyrrhiza

Evergreen Fern

Shade-loving fern with deeply lobed leaves. Spreads slowly by rhizomes.

Polypodium scouleri

Evergreen Fern

Shade-loving fern with deeply lobed leaves. Spreads slowly by rhizomes.

Polystichum makinoi

Evergreen Fern

Large fern with shiny green fronds grown up in a vase-shape, arching outwards at the top.

Ribes viburnifolium

Evergreen Perennial Shrub

Dark green, heavily scented foliage with red stems. Tolerates clay soil. Semi-deer-tolerant. Edible fruit.