Sun to Part Shade

Nepenthes Miranda

Perennial Carnivore

Large hanging red-lipped pitchers. Well-drained soil should be kept moist. Hardy to 35F, keep warm in winter.

Ornithogalum magnum

Deciduous Bulb

Non-invasive bulb good for naturalizing. Flower spikes of white star-shaped flowers appear in late Spring and can be up to 3ft tall, lasting a few weeks at a time. Dormant in Winter.

Osteospermum “Kardinal”

Herbacious Perennial

Upright mounding, blooms 6 to 8 months of the year, tough as nails. Bold purple flowers.

Osteospermum “Lavender”

Herbacious Perennial

Upright mounding, blooms 6 to 8 months of the year, tough as nails. Lavender flowers with dark purple centers.

Oxalis “Coppertones”

O. vulcanicola “Coppertones
Mounding Perennial

Low mounding plants with bronze foliage and yellow flowers all season. Sterile, non-invasive.

Pelargonium fragrans

Evergreen Perennial

Forms a low mound of fragrant leaves. Great for small gardens. Covered in small white flowers throughout most of the year.

Penstemon “Enor”

Evergreen Perennial

Abundant deep purple flowers through spring, summer and into fall. Sun along the coast, shade further inland. Butterflies and hummingbirds.

Penstemon “Garnet”

Evergreen Perennial

Abundant fuchsia colored flowers spring through fall. Deadhead regularly to keep blooms coming. Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds.

Penstemon “Pike’s Peak”

Evergreen Perennial

Small purple flowers that bloom all summer long and into fall. Sun along the coast, shade further inland. Attrtacts butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer resistant.

Penstemon “St. Helena”

P. newberryi ssp. sonomensis “St. Helena”
Evergreen Perennial

This California native beardtongue has rose-purple flowers, intense color and abundant, through spring and summer.

Penstemon superbus

Evergreen Perennial

Stunning spikes of coral colored flowers pop up in spring. Slightly bluish leaves. Fast growing. Trim back old bloom stalks.

Phlomis fruticosa

Semi-deciduous Shrub

A bold grey shrub for a warm, sunny border. A great Mediterranean climate plant – beautiful yellow whorls of fall flowers.

Plectranthus “Mona Lavender”

Evergreen Perennial

Quick growing perennial shrub forms a well rounded, dense bush. Dark green glossy leaves with intensely lavender bloom sprays winter and spring.

Ribes “Barrie Coate”

R. malvaceum “Barrie Coate”
Deciduous shrub

Winter blooming hummingbird plant. Very dark pink flower clusters February-March. Woody branches have peeling red bark as they age.

Ribes “Christy Ridge”

R. malvaceum “Christy Ridge”

Deciduous shrub

Winter blooming hummingbird plant, blooms Oct-Mar. Spectacular pendant pink flower clusters. Deep green leaves. Woody branches have peeling red bark as they age. Requires part shade inland.

Ribes “Dancing Tassels”

R. malvaceum “Dancing Tassels”
Deciduous shrub

Winter blooming hummingbird plant. Spectacular pendant rose flower clusters. Woody branches have peeling red bark as they age

Ribes “Ortega Beauty”

R. malvaceum var. viridifolium “Ortega Beauty”
Deciduous Shrub

Winter blooming hummingbird plant. Spectacular pendant rose flower clusters. Deep green leaves. Woody branches have peeling red bark as they age. Requires part shade inland.

Ribes “White Icicle”

Deciduous shrub

Icy white flower clusters in early Spring, dark blue berries in Summer. Attracts bees, butterflies and birds.

Ribes aureum

Deciduous Shrub

Beautiful displays of fragrant golden-yellow flowers in late spring attract hummingbirds. Edible berries. Good fall color. Well adapted to our dry summers and wet winters. Tolerates heavy clay soil.

Ribes aureum v. gracillimum

Semi-perennial shrub

Flowers attract hummingbirds, berries attract other birds. Golden flower clusters in spring fade to red. Best in coastal gardens but keep protected from wind. Inland keep cool under tree canopy.

Ribes indecorum

Deciduous shrub

Beautiful sprays of fragrant white flowers in early spring. Attracts hummingbirds. Very drought tolerant once established, great under oaks. Native to the southern California Coast Ranges.

Ribes malvaceum

Deciduous shrub

Winter blooming hummingbird plant, blooms Oct-Mar. Spectacular pendant pink flower clusters. Deep green leaves. Woody branches have peeling red bark as they age. Requires part shade inland.

Ribes nevadense

Deciduous shrub

Flowers attract hummingbirds, berries attract other birds. Soft pink flower clusters in early spring through summer. Creeksides. Tolerates wet or dry conditions. Dormant in fall.