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ALOYSIA triphylla (syn. LIPPIA citriodora), Lemon Verbena ALOYSIA triphylla (syn. LIPPIA citriodora)
Lemon Verbena

Perennial Herb: Deciduous. Deer resistant. Drought and coast tolerant. Very fragrant-nice lemon scent! Excellent when used as flavoring and in potpourris. Good border and container plant. Plant has a natural leggy growth habit. Native to Argentina & Chile. Bloom color: white. Height: 3-4 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable Chives (ALLIUM schoenoprasum)
Chives

Bulbous Perennial: Produces edible flowers & leaves. The leaves get a bitter taste once the plant flowers, so remove flower buds for best flavoring. Use leaves as seasoning-fresh or dried. Good plant for the rock garden as well. Bloom color: lavender. Height: 12". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable CYMBOPOGON flexuosus (East Indian Lemon Grass)
East Indian Lemongrass

Perennial Herb: Native to East India. The strongly lemon-scented leaves are used in cooking. They are good in stir-fry, with seafood, in soups, curries, sauces, pickles and tea. Cut into pieces before freezing. Grow in garden or in containers. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. Height: 5 feet. Width: 3 feet. Protect plant from freezing in winter.

Photo unavailable HESPEROZYGIS 'Midnight Mojito'
Supermint Series

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Native to South America. A wonderful new member of the mint family, with extremely scented foliage & flowers, perfect for garnishing your cocktails! This small, rounded Cuphea-like shrub is covered with lilac-blue flowers spring-fall. A real hummingbird magnet! Great for containers, patios or landscapes. Size: 10-14" x 10-14". Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: mod./dry. Prefers well-drained soil.

HESPEROZYGIS 'Sunrise Mojito', Supermint Series HESPEROZYGIS 'Sunrise Mojito'
Supermint Series

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Native to South America. A wonderful new member of the mint family, with extremely scented foliage & flowers, perfect for garnishing your cocktails! This small, rounded Cuphea-like shrub is covered with multi-colored orange & pink flowers spring-fall. A real hummingbird magnet! Great for containers, patios or landscapes. Size: 10-14" x 10-14". Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: mod./dry. Prefers well-drained soil.

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA allardii 'Meerlo'

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of coast, deer, gophers & fire. Very heat, humidity & drought tolerant. Beautifully variegated & highly fragrant foliage that hold its color well & does not burn. Good accent, border, container & cut flower plant. Perfect for bouquets as well as potpourri & sachets. Attracts bees, butterflies & hummingbirds. Late bloomer, starting in July. Blm color: pale blue. Ht.: 24-36". Spd.: 24-30". Exp.: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z9. PP#25,559.

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Blue River'
Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerates deer, drought, coast, gophers and fire. Good border, container and cut flower plant. Flowers can be used in cooking & potpourii. Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Uniform, compact variety. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: intense blue. Height: 14 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Ellagance Purple', Ellagance Series LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Ellagance Purple'
Ellagance Series

Shrub: Fleuroselect Gold Medal in 2008. Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers & fire. Good border, container & cut flower plant. This cultivar produces well-branched, bushy plants that provides early & prolific flowering. Attracts bees, butterflies & hummingbirds. Foliage color: silver-green. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: purple-blue. Ht.: 12-14". Spd.: 10-12". Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Hidcote', Hidcote Lavender LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Hidcote'
Hidcote Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Good border, container and cut flower plant. Flowers can be used in cooking and potpourii. Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. An excellent form. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: deep purple. Size: 1-2' x 2.5'. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Lady'
Lady English Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Good border, container and cut flower plant. Flowers can be used in cooking and potpourii. Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Fast growing & compact! Blooms: summer. Color: deep lavender blue. Size: 18-24" x 18". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Munstead'
Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Good border, container and cut flower plant. Flowers can be used in cooking and potpourii. Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: deep lavender. Size: 1.5' x 2'. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Platinum Blonde' ( L. Momparler' ), Variegated English Lavender LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Platinum Blonde' ( L. Momparler' )
Variegated English Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Beautiful variegated green & cream foliage. Neat compact habit. Fragrant. Foliage will turn soft gray in the autumn and winter, but regain its bicolored hues come spring. Foliage is brightest with new growth. Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Blooms: summer. Bloom color: blue. Height: 16-24" Spread: 18". Exp.: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z6. USPPP

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Twickle Purple'
Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Has blue-gray leaves with a camphor-rosemary scent. Good border, container, potpourii and cut flower plant. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: purple. Height: 1.5-3 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA angustifolia (English)
English Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: lavender blue. Height: 3-4 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA dentata 'Evermore Blue'
Lavender, Toothed Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers & fire. Attractive fern-like grey-green foliage with a strong fragrance. Good border, container, potpourii & cut flower plant. Perfect for bouquets as well as potpourri & sachets. Attracts bees, butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: purple-blue. Height: 12-14". Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z6.

LAVANDULA dentata 'Green', Lavender, Toothed Lavender LAVANDULA dentata 'Green'
Lavender, Toothed Lavender

Shrub: Tolerant drought, coast deer, gophers and fire. Good border, container, potpourii and cut flower plant. Fern-like indented green foliage with a strong fragrance. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom color: light purple. Size: 3' x 3'. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA pedunculata hybrid 'With Love'™
Lavender

Prolific show-stopper, longer flowering season than most, repeat flowers in flushes. Very large flower ‘wings’, above small inflorescence body, held tightly just above foliage. Mounding compact habit, disease resistant. Good in container, single planting, large grouping. Can be kept indoors up to 2 wks before planting. Blm. time: spr.-fall. Blms: cotton candy pk. Exp: sun-pt. shade. H: 2 ft. W: 2 ft. Wtr: mod. USDA Z6. PP#22709.

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA pinnata (syn. L. multifida, L. Downey)
Fernleaf Lavender

Shrub: Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Fragrance and foliage is unlike other species. Fast growing. Good border, container, potpourii and cut flower plant. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom color: purplish blue. Height: 3 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA stoechas 'Otto Quast'
French Lavender, Spanish Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, deer, gophers, fire & coast. Has gray green leaves with a camphor rosemary scent. Good border, container, potpourii and cut flower plant. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Blooms: spring-summer with "rabbit ear" type blooms. Color: dark lavender. Height: 1.5 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z8.

LAVANDULA stoechas 'Pretty Polly', French Lavender LAVANDULA stoechas 'Pretty Polly'
French Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, deer, gophers, fire & coast. Good border, container, potpourii & cut flower plant. Attracts butterflies & hummeringbirds. Compact growing variety. Foliage color: gray-green. Bloom time: spring-summer with "rabbit ear" type flowers. Bloom color: small blue topped with white bracts. Height: 16". Spread: 16". Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA stoechas 'Silver Anouk'
French Lavender, Spanish Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, deer, gophers, fire & coast. Has silver-gray leaves with a camphor rosemary scent. Good border, container, potpourii and cut flower plant. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Blooms: spring-summer with "rabbit ear" type blooms. Color: dark violet with clear purple wings. Height: 14-18" Spread: 12-14". Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z8. PP 20068

LAVANDULA stoechas 'White Anouk', French Lavender, Spanish Lavender LAVANDULA stoechas 'White Anouk'
French Lavender, Spanish Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, deer, gophers, fire & coast. Has silver-gray leaves with a camphor rosemary scent. Good border, container, potpourii and cut flower plant. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom time: spring-summer with "rabbit ear" type blooms. Bloom color: purple topped with white bracts. Height: 14-18". Spread: 12-14". Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z8. PPAF

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA x chaytoriae 'Silver Sands'

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers & fire. Striking silvery-grey leaves - the most silver leaf foliage of all Lavenders! Good border, container & cut flower plant. Perfect for bouquets as well as potpourri & sachets. Well-branched, bushy habit with large, deep pointed flower heads. Attracts bees, butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: dark purple. Ht.: 24-36". Spd.: 18-24". Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA x heterophylla
Sweet Lavender

Shrub: Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Good border, container and cut flower plant. Aromatic indented foliage. Fast growing. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom color: lavender. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. Height: 3' Width: around 1.5'. USDA Z7. (A hybrid of L. angustifolia & L. dentata).

LAVANDULA x heterophylla 'Goodwin Creek Grey', Lavender LAVANDULA x heterophylla 'Goodwin Creek Grey'
Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Good border, pot & cut flower plant. Compact habit with indented leaf margins & hairy silvery-grey lavender scented foliage. Developed in Oregon. Attracts bees, butterflies & hummingbirds. Blooms: summer. Color: purplish-blue. Ht: 3'. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z7. (L. dentata x L. lanata)

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