Sun to Part Shade

Bletilla “Chinese Butterfly”

B. ochracea “Chinese Butterfly”

Evergreen Orchid

Bloom stalks grow tall over the foliage, to 30″. Creamy yellow flowers. Well drained soil, regular water during growing season.

Bletilla “Innocence”

B. striata “Innocence”

Evergreen Orchid

Clumps of large white flowers with lavender highlights atop the bloom stalks. Well drained soil, regular water during growing season.

Briza media

Evergreen Grass

Tolerates clay soil. Pendant spikelets rattle and rustle in summer breezes. Makes superb cut flowers.

Buddleia “Buzz Ivory”

Semi-Evergreen Perennial

Dwarf shrub with compact habit. Clusters of creamy white flowers in summer attract butterflies. Perfect for patio containers and small garden centerpieces. Prune back each year.

Buddleia “Buzz Lavendar”

Semi-Evergreen Perennial

Beautiful compact plant only 24″ tall in container. Stunning lavendar inflorescence. Great for patios and smaller gardens.

 

Buddleia “Buzz Magenta”

Semi-Evergreen Perennial

Beautiful compact plant only 24″ tall in container. Stunning magenta inflorescence. Great for patios and smaller gardens.

Buddleia “Buzz Midnight”

Semi-Evergreen Perennial

Beautiful compact plant only 24″ tall in container. Stunning deep-purple inflorescence. Great for patios and smaller gardens.

Buddleia “Buzz Pink-Purple”

Semi-Evergreen Perennial

Beautiful compact plant only 24″ tall in container. Stunning pink inflorescence. Great for patios and smaller gardens.

Buddleia “Buzz Purple”

Semi-Evergreen Perennial

Beautiful compact plant only 24″ tall in container. Stunning purple inflorescence. Great for patios and smaller gardens.

Buddleia “Buzz Sky Blue”

Semi-Evergreen Perennial

Beautiful compact plant only 24″ tall in container. Stunning purplish-blue inflorescence. Great for patios and smaller gardens.

Buddleia “Buzz Velvet”

Semi-Evergreen Perennial

Beautiful compact plant only 24″ tall in container. Stunning deep red-purple inflorescence. Great for patios and smaller gardens.

Buddleia “Buzz Violet”

Semi-Evergreen Perennial

Beautiful compact plant only 24″ tall in container. Stunning violet inflorescence. Great for patios and smaller gardens.

Calamagrostis “Cheju Do”

Calamagrostis x acutiflora “Cheju Do”
Variegated Reed Grass

Spectacular giant summer bloom stalks, lots of rich green, red and purple colors. Makes a good hedge or border accent, works well up against a building.

Calamagrostis “Karl Foerster”

Calamagrostis x acutiflora “Karl Foerster
Variegated Reed Grass

Spectacular giant summer bloom stalks, lots of rich green, red and purple colors. Makes a good hedge or border accent, works well up against a building.

Calamagrostis foliosa

Semi-Evergreen Reed Grass

Blue-green tuft-forrming clumps. Cream-colored flowers. California native that can be found in coastal forests. Can handle some clay soils, some sandy soils.

Calamagrostis nutkaensis

Semi-Evergreen Reed Grass

Swaying 2 feet above the grassy blades, purplish new flower spikes mature to a golden wheat color. Good for meadows, erosion control and coastal settings.

Carex comans “Bronze”

Evergreen Sedge

This beautiful clumping grass adds elegant texture and color to any garden with arching foliage that remains bronze all year long.

Carex pansa

Evergreen Sedge

Durable spreading sedge, used as lawn substitute or unmowed meadow.

Carex testacea

Evergreen Sedge

Plant in full sun to enjoy the full vibrancy of the colors, which are most spectacular in the winter months. Makes a good groundcover for hillsides. Recommended to let seed. Deer tolerant.

Carex tumulicola

Evergreen Sedge

Plant densely for a turf replacement. Propagate by seed or division in Spring.

Cassia didymobotrya

Senna didymobotrya
Evergreen Shrub/Tree

A multi branching tall shrub with wide spreading branches and pinnate laeves, has unusual spires of golden flowers and the leaves smell like popcorn.

Ceanothus “Joan Mirov”

Evergreen shrub

Small dark green leaves on scrabbly stems creates a perfect cover for low hillsides. Deep blue flower clusters completely cover the plant in spring.

Ceanothus “Point Sierra”

Evergreen Shrub

Low mounding shrub with arching branches and clusters of lavender blooms in late winter to early spring. Excellent for coastal gardens, provide afternoon shade inland.

Ceanothus “Starbright”

Evergreen shrub

Medium sized dark green leaves on dense upright stems. Deep blue flower clusters completely cover the plant in spring.

Ceanothus “Tilden Park”

Evergreen shrub

Small glossy green leaves with impressive displays of vivid blue flower clusters that completely cover the plant in late spring. Grows under native Oaks.

Ceanothus “Yankee Point”

C. griseus “Yankee Point”
Evergreen shrub

Fast growing ground-cover shrub with glossy dark green leaves and blue flower clusters winter through spring. Can handle partial shade and as low as 20 F.

Ceanothus hearstiorum

Evergreen Groundcover

One of the lowest growing Ceanothus, excellent groundcover. Small bumpy green leaves, medium blue flower clusters. Protect from afternoon sun inland. Prefers fast draining soil.