Sun to Part Shade

Sedum “Autumn Joy”

Deciduous Perennial

Great border plant, robust clumps. Large pink flower sprays in summer fade to red in fall. Attractive to Butterflies; Deer resistant.

Sedum “Bertram Anderson”

Deciduous Perennial

Great border plant, robust clumps. Large purple flower sprays in late summer. Attractive to Butterflies; Deer resistant.

Sedum “Frosty Morn”

Deciduous Perennial

Beautiful white flower sprays in late summer heat, fade to pale pink as temperatures cool. Attractive to Butterflies; Deer resistant.

Sedum “Matrona”

Deciduous Perennial

Great border plant, robust clumps with broad purple/red leaves. Large pink flower sprays in late-summer. Attractive to Butterflies; Deer resistant.

Sedum “Postman’s Pride”

Deciduous Perennial

Great border plant, robust clumps. Large pink flower sprays in late-summer with amazing dark luscious leaves. Attractive to Butterflies; Deer resistant.

Sedum “Rosy Glow”

Deciduous Perennial

Great border plant. Overwhelming rosy red bloom sprays. Attractive to Butterflies; Deer resistant. Creates stunning masses of blue/green foliage.

Sedum alboroseum “Mediovariegatum”

Deciduous Perennial

Great border plant, robust clumps. Large yellow flower sprays in late summer fade to white in fall. Attractive to Butterflies; Deer resistant.

Senecio viravira

Evergreen Perennial

Gorgeous serrated silver leaves. Cream-colored blooms. Cut off blooms to create a denser foliage. Very drought tolerant.

Sisyrinchium “Devon Skies”

Perennial

Dwarf Blue-eyed Grass hybridized in England is a cute little perennial well placed in a meadow or rock garden.

Sisyrinchium “Quaint and Queer”

Perennial

Classic California wildflower with unusual white flowers with darker inner petals and bright yellow centers on tall bloom spikes.

Sisyrinchium “Stripey”

S. bellum “Stripey”

Perennial Grass

Beloved wildflower forms tufts with amethyst-purple flowers. Cute green and creamy-yellow variegation in the leaves.

 

Solanum “Indian’s Grey”

Evergreen shrub

Small, slightly grey leaves give this airy shrub a glow in sunlight. Striking blue flowers start in early spring and can bloom through summer and fall. Dormant without water in summer.

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.

Uncinia “Belinda’s Find”

Perennial Sedge

Shiny, dark reddish bronze leaves with a bright cherry red variegation. Loosely tufted, upright form.