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Asteriscus maritimus

Evergreen Perennial

Compact, low growing perennial with golden-yellow daisy flowers year round. Will tolerate regular irrigation with fast draining soil.

Baccharis pilularis “Pigeon Point”

Evergreen shrub

Small oval bright green leaves, low spreading branches, tiny white flowers. Very adaptable. Deer-resistant, easy to prune. Many pollinators.

Baccharis pilularis “Twin Peak”

Evergreen shrub

Small oval bright green leaves, low spreading branches, tiny white flowers. Very adaptable. Deer-resistant, easy to prune. Many pollinators.

Baccharis x “Starn Thompson”

Evergreen shrub

Mounding evergreen shrub is long-lived and can be planted in masses in native hillside gardens. Very small leaves are closely set. Inconspicuous flowers.

Baileya multiradiata

Deciduous Perennial

Abundant yellow marigold blooms. Needs good drainage and low water – great borders for cactus gardens. Deciduous silver foliage.

Banksia “Fireworks”

B. ericifolia “Fireworks”
Evergreen Shrub

A large upright shrub. Narrow heath-like leaves with silver undersides. The large autumn-colored columns of flowers are golden cones with red styles, in brilliant bloom from winter and into summer.

Banksia “Schnapper Point”

Evergreen Shrub

Dense, rounded shrub with needle-like foliage. Honey colored cone shaped flowers with a red shimmer spikes in summer and fall.

Banksia ashbyi

Evergreen Shrub

A compact upright shrub with long serrated leaves and impressive large orange flower cones. Coastal native, Mediterranean climate plant.

Banksia attenuata

Evergreen Shrub/Tree

A spreading shrub that can be grown into a tall tree, with impressive tall yellow flower cones.

Banksia blechnifolia

Evergreen

Low tothe ground, leaves arch outward and appear like fern leaves. Giant red cone flowers at the ground level in spring. Serrated leaves come in rusty brown and turn green with age. Drought tolerant, but a little extra water when hot will increase growth.

 

 

Banksia caleyi

Evergreen Shrub

A compact upright shrub with long serrated leaves and impressive large flower cones, salmon pink fade to yellow. Can grow under Eucalyptus. Mediterranean climate plant.

Banksia coccinea

Evergreen Shrub

Great for cut flowers. A compact upright shrub with impressive large scarlet flower cones. Mediterranean climate plant – keep dry in summer.

Banksia ericifolia

Evergreen Shrub

A large compact upright shrub. Narrow heath-like leaves with silver undersides. The large autumn-colored columns of flowers are golden cones with red styles, in brilliant bloom from winter and into summer.

Banksia integrifolia

Evergreen Tree

A large open tree. Leathery dark green serrated leaves with silver undersides. Large yellow bottle-brush blooms, great for cut flowers. Coastal native, Mediterranean climate plant – keep dry in summer.

Banksia marginata “Mini Marg”

Evergreen Shrub

Dense, rounded shrub, dark green foliage shows silver underneath, topped with stunning displays of orange-yellow flowers on cone shaped flower spikes in summer and fall.

Banksia menziesii

Evergreen Shrub

Great for cut flowers. A compact upright shrub with large maroon and yellow flower cones. Twisted trunk with thick bark. Coastal native, Mediterranean climate plant – keep dry in summer.

 

Banksia praemorsa

Evergreen Shrub

Dense upright shrub with long serrated leaves and large impressive cone flowers of yellow, cream, or burgundy. Coastal native, Mediterranean climate plant.

Banksia prionotes

Evergreen Shrub

Dense upright shrub with long serrated leaves and large impressive cone flowers of orange flowers. Coastal native, great in containers, can be grown for the cut flowers.

Banksia serrata

Evergreen Tree

Can grow tall if kept in perfect conditions but generally will stay smaller with hard growing.  Very large creamy-pink flower spikes. Coastal native, Mediterranean climate plant – keep dry in summer. Can handle sandy soils, doesn’t like clay.

 

Banksia speciosa

Evergreen Shrub

Dense, rounded shrubby tree. Cream colored cone shaped flower spikes in summer and fall. Serrated leaf edges up and down the branches.

Banksia spinulosa v. collina

Evergreen Shrub

Dense, rounded shrub with needle-like foliage. Golden-honey colored cone shaped flowers with orange undertones spikes in summer and fall.

Bauhinia lunarioides

Semi-deciduous shrub

Dainty slow growing small tree with an open growth habit and cute bi-lobed leaves. Small white flowers in late Spring through early Summer.

Bismarckia nobilis

Palm Tree

Large fan palm with remarkable silver blue leaves. Requires good drainage, especially in areas with cool temperatures and winter rain. Great in the landscape.

 

Buddleia “Buzz Hot Raspberry”

Evergreen Perennial

Dwarf shrub with compact habit. Perfect for patio containers and small garden centerpieces. In summer graceful tapering spikes of fragrant flowers. Prune back each year.

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 “Wisteria Lane”

Evergreen Perennial

Lilac flowers cascade in all directions off this small Butterfly Bush. Perfect for patio containers and small garden centerpieces. Prune back each year.

Buddleia marrubifolia

Evergreen Perennial

Dense stalks of silver foliage topped with round bloom sprays of small orange and yellow buds spring and summer. Butterflies.

Caesalpinia “Sierra Sun”

Semi-Deciduous Tree

Small vase-shaped tree with bright yellow and orange flowers fall through spring. Low maintenance and drought tolerant. Deciduous below 25F.