Annual

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Photo unavailable AGERATUM houstonianum 'Timeless Mix'
Floss Flower

Annual: Deer, drought and heat tolerant. Intense flower power! Produces masses of fluffy, powder puff blooms in a mix of shades of red, pink, blue, and white that cover upright mounds of foliage all season long. Good in beds, borders, as a cut flower, and in mixed containers. Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer-fall. Height: 24-30 inches. Width: 9-12 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Protect from heavy frost.

Photo unavailable AGROSTEMMA githago 'Purple Queen'
Corn Cockle

Annual Herb: Easy to grow! Produces 1-2" blooms on willowy gray green stems. Nice in borders and containers. Excellent cut flower. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: rosy purple with veining. Height: 24-36 in. Width: 8-10 in. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate.

ALCEA rosea 'Chater's Double Salmon Pink', Hollyhock ALCEA rosea 'Chater's Double Salmon Pink'
Hollyhock

Biennial or short lived perennial: A great old-fashioned garden favorite! Makes an attractive backdrop to any garden. Excellent cut flower. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: double salmon-pink. Height: 5-6 feet. Width: 2'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/moist. USDA Z3.

ALCEA rosea var. nigra 'The Watchman', Hollyhock ALCEA rosea var. nigra 'The Watchman'
Hollyhock

Biennial or short lived perennial: This is an heirloom variety. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Makes an attractive backdrop to any garden. Nice cut flower. Attracts hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: deep maroon, almost black with yellow throat. Height: 5-6 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/moist. Drought tolerant. USDA Z3.

ALCEA sylvestris 'Zebrina' (MALVA sylvestris 'Zebrina'), French Hollyhock, Zebra Hollyhock ALCEA sylvestris 'Zebrina' (MALVA sylvestris 'Zebrina')
French Hollyhock, Zebra Hollyhock

Biennial or short lived perennial: Unique, showy, pinwheel blooms make an attractive backdrop to any garden. Excellent cut flower. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. More tolerant of hot weather than most varieties. Good disease resistance. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: 2" white to lavender flowers w/dp prpl stripes pointing to a prpl cntr. Ht: 3-4'. Width: 1.5-2'. Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: mod./moist. USDA Z3.

Photo unavailable AMMI visnaga 'Green Mist'
False Queen Anne’s Lace, Laceflower

Annual: Great cut flower with lace-like blooms that are a great “filler” in any bouquet. Has attractive feathery foliage. Grow in beds, borders & pots. Blooms: summer. Color: greenish-white. Height: 2-4’. Spread: 4’. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/moist.

Photo unavailable BEGONIA hybrid 'Belleconia Rose'
Belleconia Series Begonia

Shrub: A spectacular series of cascading begonias with a tight teardrop habit, excellent branching & a multitude of medium to large-sized, fully double flowers all summer long. Heat-tolerant & doesn’t require any deadheading. Ideal in large hanging baskets, mixed containers & window boxes. Bloom color: rose pink. Height: 8-12". Width: 8-12". Prefers part-shade to shade. Water: moderate-dry. USDA Z10. PPAF

Photo unavailable BEGONIA hybrid 'Belleconia Salmon'
Belleconia Series

Shrub: A spectacular series of cascading begonias with a tight teardrop habit, excellent branching & a multitude of medium to large-sized, fully double flowers all summer long. Heat-tolerant & doesn’t require any deadheading. Ideal in large hanging baskets, mixed containers & window boxes. Bloom color: salmon-coral. Height: 8-12". Width: 10-14". Prefers part-shade to shade. Water: moderate-dry. USDA Z10. PPAF

BEGONIA hybrid 'Belleconia Snow', Belleconia Series BEGONIA hybrid 'Belleconia Snow'
Belleconia Series

Shrub: A spectacular series of cascading begonias with a tight teardrop habit, excellent branching & a multitude of medium to large-sized, fully double flowers all summer long. Heat-tolerant & doesn’t require any deadheading. Ideal in large hanging baskets, mixed containers & window boxes. Bloom color: white. Height: 8-12". Width: 10-14". Prefers part-shade to shade. Water: moderate-dry. USDA Z10. PPAF

BEGONIA hybrid 'Summerwings Apricot', Summerwings Series BEGONIA hybrid 'Summerwings Apricot'
Summerwings Series

Shrub: An elegant series of single-flowered cascading begonias with a bushy habit, excellent branching & a multitude of medium-sized, graceful flowers all summer long. Heat-tolerant & doesn’t require any deadheading. Ideal for hanging baskets, mixed containers & window boxes. Bloom color: apricot. Height: 8-12". Width: 10-14". Prefers part-shade to shade. Water: moderate-dry. USDA Z10. PPAF

BEGONIA hybrid 'Summerwings Dark Elegance', Summerwings Series BEGONIA hybrid 'Summerwings Dark Elegance'
Summerwings Series

Shrub: An elegant series of single-flowered cascading begonias with a bushy habit, excellent branching & a multitude of medium-sized, graceful flowers all summer long. Shining coral-red flowers resemble glowing embers over rich bronze-green foliage w/maroon reverse. Heat-tolerant & doesn’t require any deadheading. Ideal for hanging baskets, mixed containers & window boxes. Size 8-12" x 8-12". Prefers part-shade to shade. Water: mod.-dry. USDA Z10. PPAF

Photo unavailable BEGONIA hybrid 'Summerwings Ebony & Orange'
Summerwings Series Begonia

Shrub: An elegant series of single-flowered cascading begonias with a bushy habit, excellent branching & a multitude of medium-sized, graceful flowers all summer long. Bright orange flowers are truly vibrant over dark green-black foliage. Heat-tolerant & doesn’t require any deadheading. Ideal for hanging baskets, mixed containers & window boxes. Size 8-12" x 8-12". Prefers part-shade to shade. Water: mod.-dry. USDA Z10.

Photo unavailable BRACTEANTHA bracteata 'Apricot/Peach Mix'
Everlasting Flower, Strawflower

Short-lived Perennial or Annual: Drought, heat & deer tolerant. Has unique 2-2 œ" flowers with a straw like texture. Nice bedding, rock garden, container & cut flower plant where the flowers dry perfectly! Use flowers fresh or dried for bouquets, dried arrangements & wreaths. Blooms: spring-fall. Color: apricot and peach. Tall & well-branched. Ht.: 36-40". Exp.: sun. Water: mod./dry. USDA Z8-10. (syn. HELICHRYSUM, XEROCHRYSUM bracteatum)

Photo unavailable BRACTEANTHA bracteata 'Vintage White'
Everlasting Flower, Strawflower

Short-lived Perennial or annual: Drought, heat and deer tolerant. Has unique 2-2.5" flowers with a straw like texture. Nice bedding, rock garden, container and cut flower plant where the flowers dry perfectly! Use flowers fresh or dried for bouquets, dried arrangements and wreaths. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: pure, double white. Height: 36-40 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8-10. (syn. HELICHRYSUM, XEROCHRYSUM bracteatum).

Photo unavailable BRACTEANTHA hybrid 'Cottage Ice' (='Wesbracoice')
Everlasting Flower, Strawflower

Short-lived Perennial or Annual: Drought, heat & deer tolerant. The Cottage series has high disease resistance & all season durability. The unique straw-like flowers are good fresh or dried for arrangements & wreaths. Nice bedding, rock garden, pot & cut flower plant. Blms: spring-fall. Color: white. Mounding growth habit. Ht.: 10-15". Spd.: 10-12". Exp.: sun. Water: mod./dry. USDA Z8-10 (syn. HELICHRYSUM, XEROCHRYSUM bracteatum)

Photo unavailable BRACTEANTHA hybrid 'Cottage Pink' (='Wesbracopi')
Everlasting Flower, Strawflower

Short-lived Perennial or Annual: Drought, heat & deer tolerant. The Cottage series has high disease resistance & all season durability. The unique straw-like flowers are good fresh or dried for arrangements & wreaths. Nice bedding, rock garden, pot & cut flower plant. Blms: spring-fall. Color: pink. Mounding growth habit. Ht.: 10-15". Spd.: 10-12". Exp.: sun. Water: mod./dry. USDA Z8-10 (syn. HELICHRYSUM, XEROCHRYSUM bracteatum)

Photo unavailable BRACTEANTHA hybrid 'Cottage Yellow' (='Wesbracoye')
Everlasting Flower, Strawflower

Short-lived Perennial or Annual: Drought, heat & deer tolerant. The Cottage series has high disease resistance & all season durability. The unique straw-like flowers are good fresh or dried for arrangements & wreaths. Nice bedding, rock garden, pot & cut flower plant. Blooms: spring-fall. Color: golden yellow. Mounding growth. Ht: 10-15". Width: 10-12". Exposure: sun. Water: mod/dry. USDA Z8-10 (syn. HELICHRYSUM, XEROCHRYSUM bracteatum)

Photo unavailable CALLISTEPHUS chinensis 'Tower Custom Mix'
China Aster

Herbaceous Annual: All the elegance & beauty of peonies & gardens mums on this easy to grow plant. Gorgeous 2-3" peony-type blms are heavy blooming & held on tall, semi branching stems. Great border, cut flower, & pot plant. Attracts bees, butterflies, & birds. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: assorted mix of ylw, chamois, white, red, violet, silver, blue, cherry rose, dusty pk, light blue, & salmon. Ht: 28-32". Water: mod. Exp.: sun.

Photo unavailable CELOSIA spicata Kelos 'Fire Purple' (syn. C. plumosa Kelos 'Fire Purple')
Cockscomb, Woodflower

Annual: Drought tolerant. A cut bouquet favorite due to the electrifying feathery purple plumes that hold their color through the heat of summer and continue into fall. Robust, compact, vibrant green foliage with hints of burgundy. Uses: beds, borders, edges, mass plantings, hanging baskets, ground cover, containers, and as a cut flower. Blooms: spring-fall. Color: purple. Height: 12-20 inches. Width: 12-30 inches. Exposure: full sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z11.

Photo unavailable CELOSIA spicata Kelos 'Fire Red' (syn. C. plumosa Kelos 'Fire Red')
Cockscomb, Woodflower

Annual: Drought tolerant. A cut bouquet favorite due to the electrifying feathery bold red plumes that hold their color through the heat of summer and continue into fall. Robust, compact, vibrant bright green foliage. Uses: beds, borders, edges, mass plantings, hanging baskets, ground cover, containers, and as a cut flower. Blooms: spring-fall. Color: bold red. Height: 12-20 inches. Width: 12-30 inches. Exposure: full sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z11.

Photo unavailable CELOSIA spicata Kelos 'Fire Yellow' (syn. C. plumosa Kelos 'Fire Yellow')
Cockscomb, Woodflower

Annual: Drought tolerant. A cut bouquet favorite due to the electrifying feathery bright yellow plumes that hold their color through the heat of summer and continue into fall. Robust, compact, vibrant light green foliage. Uses: beds, borders, edges, mass plantings, hanging baskets, ground cover, containers, and as a cut flower. Blooms: spring-fall. Color: bright yellow. Height: 12-20 inches. Width: 12-30 inches. Exposure: full sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z11.

CLARKIA amoena, Farewell To Spring, Godetia CLARKIA amoena
Farewell To Spring, Godetia

Annual Herb: CA native. Tolerates seaside conditions, deer & drought. Flowers: 1-2", 4-petaled cup-shaped white to pink flowers with a splash of bright red on each petal. Blooms: spring-summer. Attracts bees. Ht: 1-3 ft. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z7.

Photo unavailable CLARKIA amoena 'Grace Salmon'
Farewell to Spring, Godetia

Annual Herb: CA native. Tolerates seaside conditions, deer and drought. Use in borders, cottage and cut gardens. Sturdy stems hold upward facing clusters of cup-shaped blooms-truly a great cut flower. Provide staking if needed. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: bright salmon. Attracts bees and butterflies. Height: 18-30 inhces. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z7.

CLARKIA rubicunda 'Ruby Chalice', Herald-of-Summer CLARKIA rubicunda 'Ruby Chalice'
Herald-of-Summer

Annual Herb: Tolerates sand & clay. CA native. Deer & drought tolerant. Creates a profusion of showy 2” cup-shaped blooms. Mound-forming. Easy to grow. Makes a wonderful, longest lasting cut flower! Use in beds, borders, mass plantings & pots. Attracts bees & butterflies. Bloom color: lavender-pink w/dark red centers. Bloom time: spring-summer. Ht: 30". Width: 30". Exposure: sun/light shade. Water: mod./dry. Self-sows.

Photo unavailable CLARKIA unguiculata 'Elegant Salmon' (syn. C. elegans 'Elegant Salmon')
Mountain Garland, Farewell to Spring, Godetia

Annual Herb: Tolerates deer, sand & clay. CA native. Deer and drought tolerant. Attracts bees. Has unusual slender petaled, puffy flowers arranged on spikes over silver foliage w/purple-red stems. Easy to grow. Use as a cut flower, in beds, borders, mass plantings & pots. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: salmon. Ht: 2-3'. Width: 1'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z7-10.

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