Golden spined column, slow growing, eventualy treelike to 20ft., usually branching above 6ft. White tubular flowers.
Tree-like to 20ft., branches low. Pink flowers. Develops woolly lateral cephalium.
Treelike to 20ft., branching above 6ft. White tubular flowers.
One of the wierdest tropical desert plants.
Care: Water weekly first year, do not let fully dry out. Water every 1-2 weeks thereafter. 4 hrs min. afternoon sun. Sensitive to changing light conditions. Senstivie to transplant – keep roots intact.
Rare caudiciform stapeliad; dry and warm in winter. Can grow to 10″ tall. We grow them with weekly water during the hot part of the year and monthly or less in the winter.
“Our largest native fern, often encountered along creeks and mountain seeps. Rather coarsely cut, light green fronds.”
Chiranthodendron pentadactylon X Fremontodendron “Pacific Sunset”
Large, broad, showy intergenic hybrid. If provided space in a garden, this centerpiece plant will be covered in golden flowers in spring. No water once established.
Thick round leaves on a vining succulent. Leaves will die back in drought conditions. Indoor in winter. Prefers heat.
Y. desmetiana “Blue Boy”
Lovely, purple-blue leaves make this yucca stand out in the garden. Will get a rounded shape over time as foliage arches. Large, white flowers on long stalks bloom in summer.
Y. filamentosa “Bright Edge”
Low growing w/yellow edged leaves, tall bloom spikes with creamy white flowers
Y. recurvifolia “Gold Ribbons”
Grows 4 to 8 ft tall. Gold leaves with green margins.
Y. aloifolia “Magenta Magic”
Upright, spiky leaves turn from green to purple with cooler temperatures. Dwarf yucca, good for containers. Large, white flowers on long stalks bloom in summer.
Short trunk, eventually 4ft. tall
Tree to 15’h.; narrow leaves; pendant blooms
Fast growing tree to 30 ft. with bright green leaves, large white flowers in summer
Tree to 20+ft. with striking silver stripes turning ivory with age. Can handle coastal seaspray conditions.
Tree to 20+ ft.with brightly colored striped leaves
Short trunk eventually to 6ft. h., rosette to 4ft. across; Pale bell shaped blooms.
2ft long variegated leaves with blush-red marginal edges in cooler weather. Clusters on the ground.
2ft. trunkless rosettes; Can form small colonies.
Tree to 12ft+, multiple heads, flexible blue-green leaves. Large creamy white bell shaped flowers on vigorous bloom stalks that arise from the centers of the head. Stunning centerpiece plant. Slow growing, will grow faster in areas that get more heat.
Sharp green leaves, slow growing to 15ft.
Tree to 20’h.; multi-branched. Frost/Heat hardy
Y. filamentosa “Color Guard”
Low growing w/yellow stripe down the center of the leaves, 4ft. tall bloom spikes with creamy white flowers.
Cycad grows to 3-5ft. across;
Recommended indoor in the Bay Area. Large cardboard-like leaves on wide spreading fronds. Short trunk very slow to develop.
Herbaceous stems and leaves growing from large underground succulent rhizomes. Known for its air-purifying effects, though poisonous itself.
Apricot-pink flowers appear mid summer through fall. Evergreen through the summer with some irrigation.