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CLARKIA unguiculata (syn. C. elegans), Mountain Garland, Farewell to Spring, Godetia CLARKIA unguiculata (syn. C. elegans)
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. Easy to grow. Use as a cut flower, in beds, borders, mass plantings & pots. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: shades of pink to salmon to purple. Ht: 2-3’. Width: 1’. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z7-10.

CLEOME 'Clio Magenta', Spider Flower CLEOME 'Clio Magenta'
Spider Flower

Annual: Drought, deer & heat tolerant. Tons of flower power! Features showy spikes of violet spider-like flowers with pink overtones rising above the foliage from early summer to mid fall. Creates a bushy, screen or border plant. Also great in in mixed containers or as a cut flower. Exposure: full sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Height: 24" (36" with flower). Width: 18-24". Sterile.

Photo unavailable CLEOME 'Clio Pink Lady'
Spider Flower

Annual: Drought, deer & heat tolerant. Tons of flower power! Features showy spikes of pink spider-like flowers with pink overtones rising above the foliage from early summer to mid fall. Creates a bushy, screen or border plant. Also great in in mixed containers or as a cut flower. Exposure: full sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Height: 24" (36" with flower). Width: 18-24". Sterile.

COLLINSIA heterophylla, Purple Chinese Houses COLLINSIA heterophylla
Purple Chinese Houses

Annual: Native to CA. Exquisite flowers like little pagodas gave this wildflower its name. Lush white, rose-purple blms are tiered in whorls near the top of the 2' stalks. Long lasting cut flower. Good for butterly or cottage gardens. Can be grown under oaks where it will self-sow for a woodland effect. Attracts bees & butterflies. Bloom time: spring-summer. Size: 12-24" x 12". Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Hardy.

CUPHEA ignea, Cigar Plant, Firecracker Plant CUPHEA ignea
Cigar Plant, Firecracker Plant

Perennial but grown as an annual: Evergreen in warm climates. Prolific bloomer that is great for beds or containers. Grows best in full sun and has a long flowering time. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Flowers are 1-1.5 inches long. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: red-orange. Height: 12-18". Spread: 24-36". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z11.

ESCHSCHOLZIA caespitosa 'Sundew', California Poppy ESCHSCHOLZIA caespitosa 'Sundew'
California Poppy

Annual: Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Native to California. Border, edging and container plant. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: bright yellow. Height: to 6 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z7.

ESCHSCHOLZIA californica 'Buttermilk', California Poppy ESCHSCHOLZIA californica 'Buttermilk'
California Poppy

Annual: Drought & clay tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Native to California. Border, edging and container plant. Great for naturalizing. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: creamy white (doesn't always come true from seed). Height: 12-15 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z6.

ESCHSCHOLZIA californica 'Champagne and Roses', California Poppy ESCHSCHOLZIA californica 'Champagne and Roses'
California Poppy

Annual: Drought & clay tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Native to California. Border, edging and container plant. Birds are attracted to the seeds. Great for naturalizing. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: Shades of champagne, soft rose and deep pink . Height: 12-16 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z6.

ESCHSCHOLZIA californica 'Cherry Swirl', California Poppy ESCHSCHOLZIA californica 'Cherry Swirl'
California Poppy

Annual: Drought & clay tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Native to California. Border, edging & pot plant. Great for naturalizing. Birds are attracted to the seeds. Blooms: spring-summer. Color: double & semi-double fluted blooms of bright red w/a yellow center. Doesn't always come true from seed. Ht: 10". Full sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z6.

ESCHSCHOLZIA californica 'Orange King', California Poppy ESCHSCHOLZIA californica 'Orange King'
California Poppy

Annual: Drought & clay tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Native to California. Border, edging and container plant. Birds are attracted to the seeds. Great for naturalizing. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: orange (doesn't always come true from seed). Height: 12-16 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z6.

ESCHSCHOLZIA californica 'Red Chief', California Poppy ESCHSCHOLZIA californica 'Red Chief'
California Poppy

Annual: Drought & clay tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Native to California. Border, edging and container plant. Birds are attracted to the seeds. Great for naturalizing. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: scarlet red. Height: 12-16 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z6.

ESCHSCHOLZIA californica 'Strawberry Fields', California Poppy ESCHSCHOLZIA californica 'Strawberry Fields'
California Poppy

Annual: Drought & clay tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Native to California. Border, edging & pot plant. Great for naturalizing. Birds are attracted to the seeds. Blooms: spring-summer. Color: double & semi-double fluted blooms of intense red w/a yellow center. Doesn't always come true from seed. Ht: 10". Full sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z6.

ESCHSCHOLZIA californica 'Thai Silk Fire Bush', California Poppy ESCHSCHOLZIA californica 'Thai Silk Fire Bush'
California Poppy

Annual: Drought & clay tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Native to California. Border, edging and container plant. Great for naturalizing. Birds are attracted to the seeds. Foliage is silvery blue. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: fiery red with bright yellow eyes. Height: around 10 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z6.

GILIA tricolor, Birds Eyes GILIA tricolor
Birds Eyes

Annual: California native. Drought tolerant. Extremely floriferous! Produces tons of dainty 1/2" light blue or violet flowers set off by powder-blue stamens & a yellow throat w/dk purple ring at the top. Blooms on bushy, ferny upright stems. Has a subtle, sweet & chocolatey scent. Excellent in bouquets or sunny borders. Attracts bees, butterflies & hummingbirds. Size: 24" x 18". Exp.: full sun/pt shade. Water: mod./dry. Self-sows.

Photo unavailable HEMIZONIA congesta spp luzulifolia
Hayfield Tarweed

Annual: CA native. Drought tolerant. Bears a profusion of darling 3/4” white daisies mid-late summer, on multi-branching sticky stems. Rich musky, fragrance. Loves hot, dry situations, grows about 1-2' tall & wide, can be pruned before flowering for bushier plants. Self-sows freely. Mound forming. Likes banks, grasslands & full sun. Attractive to bees, butterflies & birds. Water: moderate-dry. Full sun. Tolerates most soils.

IMPATIENS hawkeri 'Sun Harmony Deep Orange', New Guinea Impatiens IMPATIENS hawkeri 'Sun Harmony Deep Orange'
New Guinea Impatiens

Annual: Large, (2") deep orange blooms over glossy green foliage all season long. Heat tolerant. Early blooming, compact & well-branched variety. Good bedding, border, container or hanging basket plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: spring-fall. Height: 12-18". Width: 9-12". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Prefers well-drained, rich, moist soil. USDA Z9-11.

IMPATIENS hawkeri 'Sun Harmony Purple', New Guinea Impatiens IMPATIENS hawkeri 'Sun Harmony Purple'
New Guinea Impatiens

Annual: Large, (2") vivid purple blooms over glossy green foliage all season long. Heat tolerant. Early blooming, compact & well-branched variety. Good bedding, border, container or hanging basket plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: spring-fall. Height: 12-18". Width: 9-12". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Prefers well-drained, rich, moist soil. USDA Z9-11.

Photo unavailable IMPATIENS hawkeri Sunpatiens 'Compact Electric Orange'
New Guinea Impatiens

Annual: SunPatiens offer unrivaled flower power along with a compact, mounding & spreading habit. They are robust, sun-loving & heat-loving! Good bedding, border, container or hanging basket plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom color: electric orange. Bloom time: spring-fall. Height: 14-28". Width: 14-24". Thrives in full sun or part shade. Water: moderate. Prefers well-drained, rich, moist soil. USDA Z9. PP#24,675

Photo unavailable IMPATIENS hawkeri Sunpatiens 'Compact Lilac'
New Guinea Impatiens

Annual: SunPatiens offer unrivaled flower power along with a compact, mounding & spreading habit. They are robust, sun-loving & heat-loving! Good bedding, border, container or hanging basket plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom color: bold lilac purple. Bloom time: spring-fall. Height: 14-28". Width: 14-24". Thrives in full sun or part shade. Water: moderate. Prefers well-drained, rich, moist soil. USDA Z9. PP#19,392

Photo unavailable IMPATIENS hawkeri Sunpatiens 'Compact Red'
New Guinea Impatiens

Annual: SunPatiens offer unrivaled flower power along with a compact, mounding & spreading habit. They are robust, sun-loving & heat-loving! Good bedding, border, container or hanging basket plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom color: red. Bloom time: spring-fall. Height: 14-28". Width: 14-24". Thrives in full sun or part shade. Water: moderate. Prefers well-drained, rich, moist soil. USDA Z9. PP#25,015

Photo unavailable IMPATIENS hawkeri Sunpatiens 'Compact White Improved'
New Guinea Impatiens

Annual: SunPatiens offer unrivaled flower power along with a compact, mounding & spreading habit. They are robust, sun-loving & heat-loving! Good bedding, border, container or hanging basket plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom color: white. Bloom time: spring-fall. Height: 14-28". Width: 14-24". Thrives in full sun or part shade. Water: moderate. Prefers well-drained, rich, moist soil. USDA Z9. PP#24,320

IMPATIENS walleriana 'Musica Orange', Double Impatiens IMPATIENS walleriana 'Musica Orange'
Double Impatiens

Annual: The Musica series features small flowers w/ short stems creating a greater color impact since the flowers are held more upright than other varieties. Fully-double orange blooms over bright green foliage all season long. Good bedding, border, container or hanging basket plant. Attracts butterflies. Blm time: spring-fall. Height: 10-12". Width: 10-12". Exp: part shade. Water: mod. Prefers well-drained, rich, moist soil. USDA Z9-11.

IMPATIENS walleriana 'Musica Pure White', Double Impatiens IMPATIENS walleriana 'Musica Pure White'
Double Impatiens

Annual: The Musica series features small flowers w/ short stems creating a greater color impact since the flowers are held more upright than other varieties. Fully-double pure white blms over bt. green foliage all season long. Good bedding, border, container or hanging basket plant. Attracts butterflies. Blm time: spring-fall. Height: 10-12". Width: 10-12". Exp: part shade. Water: mod. Prefers well-drained, rich, moist soil. USDA Z9-11.

ISOTOMA axillaris Fizz n Pop 'Glowing Violet', Laurentia ISOTOMA axillaris Fizz n Pop 'Glowing Violet'
Laurentia

Annual: Heat & drought tolerant. Native to Australia. A new series featuring nectar-rich blooms. Petals on the 1œ" flowers are nearly 3 x larger than the straight species. The five-petalled flowers shine iridescent violet-purple w/bright yellow eye atop cut feathery, mid-grn foliage w/ a tight, compact & rounded habit. Slightly fragrant. Good pollinator, container, basket & edging plant for the summer garden. Size: 1' x 1-2'. Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod.

ISOTOMA axillaris Fizz n Pop 'Pretty in Pink', Laurentia ISOTOMA axillaris Fizz n Pop 'Pretty in Pink'
Laurentia

Annual: Heat & drought tolerant. Native to Australia. A new series featuring nectar-rich blooms. Petals on the 1œ" flowers are nearly 3 x larger than the straight species. The five-petalled flowers glow hot pink w/bright yellow eye atop cut feathery, mid-grn foliage w/ a tight, compact & rounded habit. Slightly fragrant. Good pollinator, container, basket & edging plant for the summer garden. Size: 1' x 1-2'. Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod.

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