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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.

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.

Photo unavailable LATHYRUS odoratus 'Assorted' (Sweet Pea)
Sweet Pea

Annual: Richly fragrant large 2" flowers on long, strong stems, these beauties offer not only excellent exhibition and cut flower qualities, but also great garden performance. Long bloom period. Bloom color: assorted pastel colors. Height: 5-6'.

LAYIA gaillardioides, Woodland Tidytips LAYIA gaillardioides
Woodland Tidytips

Annual Herb: An attractive CA native with daisy-like flowers. Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Good in meadows, borders, rock gardens, mass plantings, raised beds & as a cut flower. Easy and quick to grow. Attracts butterflies & bees. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom Color: bright yellow w/scalloped edges. Mounding habit. Height: 1-2'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. Re-seeds. USDA Z3.

Photo unavailable LOBELIA 'Techno Heat Dark Blue'
Lobelia

Annual: The new Heat series are bred for improved heat tolerance. The mounding, semi-trailing growth habit and cobalt blue blooms makes this a fantastic choice for landscape, baskets and containers. No deadheading required. Size: 6-10" x 18-22". Water: mod-moist. Exposure: sun-part shade. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable LOBELIA 'Techno Heat Violet'
Lobelia

Annual: The new Heat series are bred for improved heat tolerance. The mounding, semi-trailing growth habit and almost violet blooms makes this a fantastic choice for landscape, baskets and containers. No deadheading required. Size: 6-10" x 18-22". Water: mod-moist. Exposure: sun-part shade. USDA Z9.

LOBELIA 'Techno Heat White', Lobelia LOBELIA 'Techno Heat White'
Lobelia

Annual: The new Heat series are bred for improved heat tolerance. The mounding, semi-trailing growth habit and almost pure white blooms makes this a fantastic choice for landscape, baskets and containers. No deadheading required. Size: 6-10" x 18-22". Water: mod-moist. Exposure: sun-part shade. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable LUPINUS nanus
Sky Lupine, Field Lupine, Dwarf Lupine

Annual: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. California native. Tolerates sand & clay. Clusters of sweet pea shaped flowers. A petite, low-grower, 6-20" tall, with rich-blue flowers, each with a white or yellowish spot. Often found growing with California poppies. Nice cut flower. Attracts bees, butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom time: spring-summer. Prefers full sun. Water: moderate. Considered toxic if directly ingested.

Photo unavailable MADIA elegans
Elegant Tarweed

Annual: Deer, drought & clay tolerant. CA native to grasslands & open forests. Large, 2" daisy-like blms are solid ylw or may have a red spot at the base of each petal forming a ring. Bright, showy & pineapple scented! Blms mid-summer to fall. Late season nectar source for bees, butterflies & other beneficial insects. The seeds are loved by small mammals & birds, especially finches. Size: 3-4' x 3'. Full sun. Water: mod.-dry.

NEMOPHILA maculata, Fivespot NEMOPHILA maculata
Fivespot

Annual: CA native with dainty little cup-shaped flowers. Good in meadows, borders, rock gardens, mass plantings, beds & pots. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: white with purple spots. Height: 12-18". Spread: 12-18”. Trailing growth habit. Tolerates alkaline soil and sand. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z7-10.

NEMOPHILA menziesii, Baby Blue Eyes NEMOPHILA menziesii
Baby Blue Eyes

Annual Herb: CA native with dainty little cup-shaped flowers. Good in meadows, borders, rock gardens, mass plantings, beds & pots. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: blue but can vary from white to blue some with black dots & some without. Ht: 6-12”. W: 12-18”. Trailing growth habit. Tolerates sand. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z7-10.

NICOTIANA x sanderae 'Perfume Bright Rose', Jasmine or Flowering Tobacco NICOTIANA x sanderae 'Perfume Bright Rose'
Jasmine or Flowering Tobacco

Perennial treated as an Annual: Deer resistant. Floriferous and fragrant beyond belief! An abundance of fragrant bright rose trumpet-shaped flowers, over a long period. Heat & shade tolerant. Good bed, border, cut flower & pot plant. Bloom time: summer. Compact growth: 20" x 12". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate.

NICOTIANA x sanderae 'Perfume Deep Purple', Jasmine or Flowering Tobacco NICOTIANA x sanderae 'Perfume Deep Purple'
Jasmine or Flowering Tobacco

Perennial treated as an Annual: Deer resistant. Winner of the 2006 All-America Selection. Floriferous and fragrant beyond belief! An abundance of fragrant dark purple trumpet-shaped flowers, over a long period. Heat & shade tolerant. Good bed, border, cut flower & pot plant. Bloom time: summer. Compact growth: 20" x 12". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate.

NICOTIANA x sanderae 'Perfume Lime', Jasmine or Flowering Tobacco NICOTIANA x sanderae 'Perfume Lime'
Jasmine or Flowering Tobacco

Perennial treated as an Annual: Deer resistant. Floriferous and fragrant beyond belief! An abundance of fragrant lime green trumpet-shaped flowers, over a long period. Heat & shade tolerant. Good bed, border, cut flower & pot plant. Bloom time: summer. Compact growth: 20" x 12". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate.

Photo unavailable PHACELIA campanularia
Desert Bells, Desert Canterbury Bells

Annual: California native. Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Showy, fast grower! Produces 1" wide, upward-facing, bell-shaped blooms atop branchy red stems in spring. The deep gentian blue flowers have white anthers & make the perfect standout in front beds, borders, containers or rock gardens. One of the few wildflower seeds that can grow into a good cut flower. Ht: 6-12". Exp.: full sun. Water: mod./dry. Needs good drainage, self-sows. USDA Z3.

PHACELIA tanacetifolia, Lacy Phacelia, Blue Tansy PHACELIA tanacetifolia
Lacy Phacelia, Blue Tansy

Annual: CA native. Deer resistant. Lav.-blue, bell-shaped flowers during summer. Grows well in hot, dry conditions & attracts a variety of pollinators to the garden or meadow. Used similarly to buckwheat as a winter cover. Useful to vineyards or alongside other crop fields, where it is valued for its long, coiling flower clusters of nectar-rich flowers. Ht: 24-36". sun/pt shade. Low/mod. water. Tolertates poor, rocky or sandy soil. Z3.

SALPIGLOSSIS 'Royale Chocolate', Painted Tongue SALPIGLOSSIS 'Royale Chocolate'
Painted Tongue

Annual: Native to Chile. Great bed, border or container plant. Showy trumpet-like blooms. Good cut flower. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: chocolatey-maroon w/ dark veining. Height: 2-3'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate.

SALPIGLOSSIS 'Royale Purple', Painted Tongue SALPIGLOSSIS 'Royale Purple'
Painted Tongue

Annual: A very easy to grow early spring annual. Showy trumpet-like flowers of deep purple with yellow centers. Great in beds, borders and containers. Nice cut flower. Bloom time: spring. Height: 10-14". Width: 6-10". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate.

Photo unavailable TROPAEOLUM majus 'Red Wonder'
Mounding Nasturtium, Indian Cress

Annual: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. A compact form with a mounding growth habit, 6-12" x 12-18". Good border, pot, cut flower & bedding plant. Can use leaves, flowers & unripe seed pods in salads-they have a peppery flavor. Attracts butterflies & hummers. Bright red flowers over dark green foliage. Exposure: sun/light shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

VIOLA cornuta 'Penny Azure Dawn', VIOLA cornuta 'Penny Azure Dawn'

Annual: Uniform habit and early-blooming. Both heat and cold tolerant. Free-flowering and overwinters excellently. Great in containers, baskets and bedding. Bloom time: spring-summer. Exposure: sun-part shade. Height: 4-6". Spread: 4-6". Water: moderate. Bloom color: pastel blue and yellow. USDA Z6.

VIOLA cornuta 'Penny Marlies', VIOLA cornuta 'Penny Marlies'

Annual: The Penny series boasts the vigor growers have now come to expect from hybrid violas. Larger than normal sized blooms proliferate over lush green, compact foliage. Excellent in both spring & fall, w/multiple uses for bedding, landscapes & containers. Hardy & heat tolerant. Blm color: dp prpl-lav. upper wings above gold-dusted petals splotched w/burgundy-black eye. Size: 4-6" x 4-6". Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod.

VIOLA cornuta 'Penny Mickey', VIOLA cornuta 'Penny Mickey'

Annual: Uniform habit and early-blooming. Both heat and cold tolerant. Free-flowering and overwinters excellently. Great in containers, baskets and bedding. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: white with deep purple outer and blotches with yellow eye. Height: 4-6". Spread: 4-6". Exposure: sun-part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z6.

VIOLA cornuta 'Penny Peach Jump-Up', VIOLA cornuta 'Penny Peach Jump-Up'

Annual: The Penny series boasts the vigor growers have now come to expect from hybrid violas. Larger than normal sized blooms proliferate over lush green, compact foliage. This series is excellent for both spring & fall, with multiple uses for bedding, landscapes & containers. Hardy & heat tolerant. Blm color: two upper purple petals w/blushed peach & citrus orange face. Ht: 4-6". Sprd: 4-6". Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: mod.

VIOLA cornuta 'Penny White Jump-Up', VIOLA cornuta 'Penny White Jump-Up'

Annual: The Penny series boasts the vigor growers have now come to expect from hybrid violas. Larger than normal sized blooms proliferate over lush green, compact foliage. This series is excellent for both spring and fall, and have multiple uses for bedding, landscapes & containers. Hardy and heat tolerant. Bloom color: purple cap with white lower petals. Height: 4-6". Spread: 4-6". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate.

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