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Penstemon strictus

Evergreen Perennial

Huge numbers of blue-violet flowers throughout the spring and summer.

Petrophile longifolia

Evergreen Shrub

Low-growing shrub. Yellow and cream flowers bloom on short stems hidden low in the foliage. Needs very good drainage. Do not fertilize, except trace minerals. Blooms November to February.

Philodendron selloum

Evergreen Perennial

A tall shrub with large deeply-lobed glossy green leaves. Can take deep shade to coastal sun. Flowers are hidden inside a large white modified leaf called a spathe, often hidden under the giant leaves.

Phlomis purpurea

Semi-deciduous Shrub

Woolly, medium gray-green leaves and lavender flowers that appear off and on throughout the year. An easy plant to grow, takes very little care once established.

Plectranthus argentatus

Perennial

Soft, fuzzy silver foliage, with large sprays of 12″ bloom stalks covered in pale violet flowers summer through fall.

Polypodium guttatum

Evergreen Fern

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

Polystichum munitum

Evergreen Fern

Native along the West Coast, From Baja up to Alaska. Upright in sun, more open in shade.

Prosopis X “Phoenix”

Semi-Evergreen tree

Thornless hybrid with a stable rootstock and a fast-growing branch structure. Lush green leaves provide dense summer shade. Yellow flowers followed by brown seedpods. Prune for shape in summer.

Protea “Late Mink”

P. neriifolia “Late Mink”
Evergreen Shrub

Large pink flowers with apricot and coral accents and covered with light silver hairs. Flowers in full bloom in late winter. Plant in full sun in well drained soil & irrigate only occasionally once established.

Protea “Liebencherry”

P. repens x longifolia
Evergreen Shrub

Beautiful protea with large cherry red flowers. Young leaves are slightly fuzzy, mature leaves toughen and turn gray-green. Prefers well drained soils.

 

Protea “Pink Ice”

P. neriifolia “Pink Ice”
Evergreen Shrub

Upright shrub with silvery rose bracts that enclose the white flowers. Needs very good drainage. Do not fertilize, except trace minerals. Spectactular but short-lived.

Protea “Rose Mink”

P. laurifolia “Rose Mink”
Evergreen Shrub

Large pink flowers appear in mid-winter, with fine black and white hairs. grey-green leaves. Do not fertilize.

Protea “Susara”

Evergreen Shrub

P. magnifica x susannae hybrid
Beautiful protea with striking peach-pink flowers. Young leaves are slightly fuzzy, mature leaves toughen and turn gray-green. Prefers well drained soils. Great for cut flowers.

Protea “Sylvia”

P. susannae x P. eximia
Evergreen Shrub

Upright shrub with large burgundy-pink flowers. Needs very good drainage. Do not fertilize, except trace minerals. Spectactular but short-lived.

 

 

Protea cynaroides

Evergreen Shrub

Famous giant Protea with showy 10″ pink or red flowers fall through spring and small shows throughout the year – great for cut flowers. Prefers well drained soils.

 

Protea cynaroides “Mini King”

Evergreen Shrub

Dwarf Protea with giant showy 8″ pink or red flowers fall through spring and small shows throughout the year – great for cut flowers. Prefers well drained soils.

Protea cynaroides “Pink King”

Evergreen Shrub

Showy 10″ pink flowers fall through spring and small shows throughout the year – great for cut flowers. Prefers well drained soils.

 

 

Protea magnifica

Evergreen Shrub

Beautiful protea with second-largest flower heads. Young leaves are slightly fuzzy, mature leaves toughen and turn gray-green. Prefers well drained soils.

Protea obtusifolia

Evergreen Shrub

Large shrub with large red/pink flowers fall through winter and lasting into spring. Full sun and any soils including clay. Long lived, great in coastal gardens.

Raoulia australis

Creeping Groundcover

The low-spreading groundcover that can handle heavy foot traffic with the funny name. Plant in mounds and around rocks, or in open area 1ft. apart. v if planted with excellent drainage.

Restio tetraphyllus

Evergreen Rush

Bright green stems with feathery plumes. Will form broad, light, feathery mounds. Tall brown bloom spikes to 5ft.

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 “Claremont”

R. sanguineum “Claremont”
Deciduous shrub

Hummingbird plant. Spectacular bright pink flower clusters in winter and spring. Clay soils tolerant, grows near native oaks.

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.