Sun to Part Shade

Solanum “Mountain Pride”

S. xanti “Mountain Pride”
Evergreen shrub

Striking purple flowers start in early spring and can bloom through summer and fall. A little extra water when blooming will keep them going for months. Dormant without water in summer.

Solanum “Spring Frost”

Evergreen shrub

Small, slightly grey-green leaves give this airy shrub a glow in sunlight. Showy white flowers start in early spring and can bloom through summer and fall.

Protect from hard frosts.

Solanum pyracanthum

Evergreen shrub

Wonderful orange spined leaves make this airy shrub glow in sunlight. Showy violet flowers and bright fruit add to the alien monster” appeal. Protect from hard frosts.

Solanum umbelliferum

Evergreen shrub

Small, slightly grey-green leaves give this airy shrub a glow in sunlight. Showy violet flowers start in early spring and can bloom through summer and fall.

Stipa gigantea

Evergreen Feather-Grass

Very dramatic when used where afternoon sun back-lights the golden cloud of blooms. Can reseed.

Strelitzia juncea

Evergreen shrub

Striking narrow-leaved version of the classic Bird of Paradise. Forms large upright clumps filled in Spring and Summer with large orange bird like flowers. Very low water once established.

Strelitzia nicolai

Evergreen shrub

Large leaves, stretching vertically and tree-like, spreading out in a fan. Giant white flowers. Leaves will show damage with high winds, easy to prune. Can grow indoor, but won’t flower.

Thamnochortus cinereus

Evergreen Feather-Reed Restio

The sparse branched bloom stalks rise like a fountain out of a mass of dense upright dark-green stems. Female and male flowers on separate plants, with silver bracts on female flowers. Protect from frost to maintain full look.

Trachycarpus fortunei

Palm Tree

Large fan palm with compact crown. Makes a good landscape as well as container plant. Will get 20ft outdoor, staying much smaller in a container. Young plants need protection from frost.

Verbena “Endurascape Red”

Evergreen Perennial

Beautiful vibrant purple flowers nearly year-round. Grows wide in the ground or makes for a spectacular container plant and in hanging baskets.

Verbena “Tapien Blue Violet”

Trailing Perennial

Flowers range from dark purple through lavender. Not reliably freeze hardy. Great in hanging baskets. They take trimming well, and respond with thickened habit and renewed flowering.

Verbena lilacina “de la Mina”

Perennial

A small growing mounding subshrub with violet flowers through the summer. Will look more lush and have continuous blooms with occasional water through the summer.

Zephyranthes candida

Perennial Bulb

Amaryllis relative with rush-like foliage and bright white blooms late summer through fall.  Tolerant of any soil.