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ACAENA inermis 'Purpurea', Purple New Zealand Burr, Purple Goose Leaf ACAENA inermis 'Purpurea'
Purple New Zealand Burr, Purple Goose Leaf

Perennial: Evergreen. Deer resistant & drought tolerant. Native to New Zealand. Good in rock gardens as an accent plant or along borders. A very nice groundcover that needs little to no care. Foliage: fine feathery leaves w/purple-brown color. Bloom time: mid to late summer. Bloom color: brown sepals w/white anthers. Ht.: 2-4". Sd.: 12-24". Water: moderate/dry. Exp.: full sun/part shade. USDA Z5

ACAENA saccaticupula 'Blue Haze', New Zealand Burr ACAENA saccaticupula 'Blue Haze'
New Zealand Burr

Perennial: Evergreen. Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Fine fern-like foliage forms a mat of steel blue leaves, greenish flowers are produced on short stems in summer followed by mahogany-red burr-like fruits in fall. Great for borders, rock gardens or mixed containers. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: green. Height: 2-4". Spread: 12-24". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate-dry. USDA Z6.

ACANTHUS mollis, Bear's Breeches ACANTHUS mollis
Bear's Breeches

Perennial: Drought & clay tolerant. Deer resistant. Fast growing evergreen w/large leaves carrying spikes of tubular whitish flowers out of mauve bracts. Attracts butterflies. Blooms in late spring-early summer. Good border & cut flower plant. Clump forming. Foliage size: 2-4' x 3'. Flowers: 3' above. Sun on coast/part shade inland. Water: mod. USDA Z6-10.

ACHILLEA 'Coronation Gold', Fernleaf Yarrow, Milfoil ACHILLEA 'Coronation Gold'
Fernleaf Yarrow, Milfoil

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Tolerates deer, drought, fire, heat, humidity & poor soil. Somewhat gopher resistant. Has large 4" golden yellow flower heads summer-fall. Attracts butterflies. Nice for pots, borders, rock gardens & cut/dried flower. Upright, clumping & sterile: 2-3' x 1-2'. Flower spikes to 3'. Full sun. Water: mod/dry. USDA Z3-10. (A. clypeolata x A. filipendulina)

ACHILLEA 'Little Moonshine', Yarrow, Milfoil ACHILLEA 'Little Moonshine'
Yarrow, Milfoil

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Same bright gold flowers as Achillea ‘Moonshine’ but with a compact habit that's ideal for containers & smaller garden spaces. Tolerates drought, deer, fire, heat, coast & poor soil. Somewhat gopher resistant. Has 2-3" bright yellow flower heads in summer-fall. To use as a lawn, mow before it flowers. Attracts butterflies. Upright & clumping: 9-12" x 10-12". Full sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z3-10.

ACHILLEA 'Moonshine', Yarrow, Milfoil ACHILLEA 'Moonshine'
Yarrow, Milfoil

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Tolerates drought, deer, fire, heat, coast & poor soil. Somewhat gopher resistant. Has 2-3" bright yellow flower heads in summer-fall. Good for pots, borders, cut/dried flower & rock gardens. To use as a lawn, mow before it flowers. Attracts butterflies. Upright & clumping: 18-24" x 24". Full sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z3-10.

ACHILLEA 'Summerwine', Yarrow, Milfoil ACHILLEA 'Summerwine'
Yarrow, Milfoil

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Tolerates drought, heat, coast, deer, fire & poor soil. Somewhat gopher resistant. Has 3" burgundy-wine flower heads fading to mauve pink summer-fall. Good for pots, borders, cut/dried flower & rock gardens. To use as a lawn, mow before it flowers. Attracts butterflies. Upright, clumping: 2-3' x 2-3'. Sun. Water: mod/dry. USDA Z3-9.

ACHILLEA 'Terracotta' ('Terra Cotta'), Yarrow, Milfoil ACHILLEA 'Terracotta' ('Terra Cotta')
Yarrow, Milfoil

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Tolerates drought, heat, coast, deer, fire & poor soil. Somewhat gopher resistant. Has 2-4" pink flower heads that mature to terracotta summer-fall. Good for pots, borders, cut/dried flower & rock gardens. To use as a lawn, mow before it flowers. Attracts butterflies. Upright, clumping: 2-3' x 2-3'. Plant in sun. Water: mod/dry. USDA Z3-9.

ACHILLEA millefolium 'Apricot Delight', Tutti Frutti Series Yarrow ACHILLEA millefolium 'Apricot Delight'
Tutti Frutti Series Yarrow

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Known for long bloom period, unique flower color & compact habit. Tolerates drought, deer, fire, clay & poor soil. Somewhat gopher resistant. Blm color: shades of near red, dp apricot pk & pale salmon. Blooms: summer-fall. Good for pots, borders, cut/dried flowers & rock gardens. Attracts butterflies. Upright, clumping: 1-2' x 1-2'. Full sun intensifies hues. Water: mod/dry. USDA Z4-9. USPP#18738

Photo unavailable ACHILLEA millefolium 'Montara Mountain'
Yarrow

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Tolerates drought, deer, fire, heat, coast & poor soil. Somewhat gopher resistant. Was discovered on the lower slopes of Montara Mountain in the San Mateo County Coast. Broad white flower heads appear summer-fall. Good for pots, borders, cut/dried flower & rock gardens. To use as a lawn, mow before it flowers. Attracts butterflies. Height: 4'. Exp.: full sun. Water: mod./dry. USDA Z3.

ACHILLEA millefolium 'Paprika', Yarrow, Milfoil (Galaxy Hybrid) ACHILLEA millefolium 'Paprika'
Yarrow, Milfoil (Galaxy Hybrid)

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Tolerates drought, deer, fire, clay & poor soil. Somewhat gopher resistant. Has 4-5" ruby-red to orange-red flower heads fading to salmon rose summer-fall. Good for pots, borders, cut/dried flowers & rock gardens. To use as a lawn, mow before it flowers. Attracts butterflies. Upright, clumping: 2-3' x 2'. Sun. Water: mod/dry. USDA Z3-10.

ACHILLEA millefolium 'Pink Grapefruit', Tutti Frutti Series Yarrow ACHILLEA millefolium 'Pink Grapefruit'
Tutti Frutti Series Yarrow

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Known for their long bloom period, unique flower color & compact habit. Tolerates drought, deer, fire, clay & poor soil. Somewhat gopher resistant. Blm color: deep rose pink fading to pale creamy rose. Blm time: summer-fall. Good for pots, borders, cut/dried flowers & rock gardens. Attracts butterflies. Upright, clumping: 1-2' x 1-2'. Full sun intensifies hues. Water: mod/dry. USDA Z4-9. USPP#20741

ACHILLEA millefolium 'Saucy Seduction', Seduction Series Yarrow ACHILLEA millefolium 'Saucy Seduction'
Seduction Series Yarrow

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Known for their long bloom period, cheerful flower colors & robust uniform habit. Tolerates drought, deer, fire, clay & poor soil. Somewhat gopher resistant. Blm color: dp fuchsia pk fading to medium pk. Blm time: summer-fall. Good for pots, borders, cut/dried flowers & rock gardens. Attracts butterflies. Upright, clumping: 1-2' x 1-2'. Full sun intensifies hues. Water: mod/dry. USDA Z4-9. USPP#20782

ACHILLEA millefolium 'Sonoma Coast', Yarrow, Milfoil ACHILLEA millefolium 'Sonoma Coast'
Yarrow, Milfoil

Perennial Herb: Native to the Sonoma County coast near Salmon Creek. Evergreen. Tolerates drought, heat, coast, deer, fire & poor soil. Somewhat gopher resistant. Has creamy white flower heads summer-fall. Good for pots, borders, cut/dried flower & rock gardens. To use as a lawn, mow before it flowers. Attracts butterflies. Upright, clumping: 1' x 2-3'. Sun. Water: mod/dry. USDA Z3-9.

ACHILLEA millefolium 'Strawberry Seduction', Seduction Series Yarrow ACHILLEA millefolium 'Strawberry Seduction'
Seduction Series Yarrow

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Known for long blm period, cheerful flower colors & robust uniform habit. Tolerates drought, deer, fire, clay & poor soil. Somewhat gopher resistant. Blm color: strawberry red w/gold cntrs fading to buff ylw. Blm time: summer-fall. Good for pots, borders, cut/dried flwrs & rock gardens. Attracts butterflies. Upright, clumping: 1-2' x 1-2'. Full sun intensifies hues. Water: mod/dry. USDA Z4-9. USPP#18401

ACHILLEA millefolium 'Sunny Seduction', Seduction Series Yarrow ACHILLEA millefolium 'Sunny Seduction'
Seduction Series Yarrow

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Known for their long bloom period, cheerful flower colors & robust uniform habit. Tolerates drought, deer, fire, clay & poor soil. Somewhat gopher resistant. Blm color: buttery yellow. Blm time: summer-fall. Good for pots, borders, cut/dried flowers & rock gardens. Attracts butterflies. Upright, clumping: 1-2' x 1-2'. Full sun intensifies hues. Water: mod/dry. USDA Z4-9. USPP#20808

ACHILLEA millefolium 'White Beauty', Yarrow ACHILLEA millefolium 'White Beauty'
Yarrow

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Tolerates drought, deer, fire, clay & poor soil. Somewhat gopher resistant. Has white flower heads in summer-fall. Great cut or dried flower. Nice for pots, borders and rock gardens. To use as a lawn, mow before it flowers. Attracts butterflies. Upright & clumping: 18-24". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z3-10.

ACHILLEA millefolium 'Wonderful Wampee', Tutti Frutti Series Yarrow ACHILLEA millefolium 'Wonderful Wampee'
Tutti Frutti Series Yarrow

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Known for their long bloom period, unique flower color & compact habit. Tolerates drought, deer, fire, clay & poor soil. Somewhat gopher resistant. Blm color: rich pink maturing to an apple blossom pink. Blm time: summer-fall. Good for pots, borders, cut/dried flowers & rock gardens. Attracts butterflies. Upright, clumping: 1-2' x 1-2'. Full sun intensifies hues. Water: mod/dry. USDA Z4-9. USPP#18760

ACHILLEA millefolium (seed grown), Common Yarrow ACHILLEA millefolium (seed grown)
Common Yarrow

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Tolerates drought, deer, fire, clay & poor soil. Somewhat gopher resistant. California native. Has white flower heads in summer-fall. Great cut or dried flower. Nice for pots, borders and rock gardens. To use as a lawn, mow before it flowers. Attracts butterflies. Upright & clumping: 1-3' x 1-3'. Exposure: sun. Water: mod/dry. USDA Z3-10. (these are grown from seed, some variation could occur)

ACHILLEA Penhow 'Heartthrob', Penhow Series Yarrow ACHILLEA Penhow 'Heartthrob'
Penhow Series Yarrow

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Bred for a long season of interest in containers & perennial gardens alike. Outstanding heat & drought tolerance. Tolerates deer, fire, clay & poor soil. Somewhat gopher resistant. Bloom color: deep velvet red. Bloom time: summer-fall. Good for pots, borders, cut/dried flowers & rock gardens. Attracts butterflies. Upright, clumping. Size: 18" x 14". Exposure: full sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z3.

ACHILLEA Pink Island Form, Yarrow (native to the Channel Islands) ACHILLEA Pink Island Form
Yarrow (native to the Channel Islands)

Perennial Herb: Tolerates deer, drought, fire, clay, foot traffic & poor soils. Somewhat gopher resistant. Good pot, border, cut/dried flower & rock garden plant. To use as a lawn, mow before it flowers. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: spring-fall. Color: rosy pink. Size: 1-3' x 1-2'. Full sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z6 or below. (syn. A. millefolium & A. borealis)

ACHILLEA tomentosa, Dwarf Woolly Yarrow ACHILLEA tomentosa
Dwarf Woolly Yarrow

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Tolerates deer, drought, fire, heat, humidity & poor soil. Somewhat gopher resistant. Dwarf form. Woolly gray green foliage topped with dense, flattened flower heads bloom all season long. Good for pots, borders, rock gardens & cut/dried flower. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: bright yellow. Height: 6-12". Width: 12-18". Exposure: full sun. Water: mod/dry. USDA Z4.

ACHILLEA x kellereri, Keller's Yarrow, Milfoil ACHILLEA x kellereri
Keller's Yarrow, Milfoil

Perennial Herb: Semi-evergreen. Tolerates deer, drought, fire & poor soil. Somewhat gopher resistant. Good ground cover, pot, edging, rock garden, cut/dried flower & border plant. To use as a lawn, mow before it flowers. Has creamy-white flower w/pale yellow centers in summer. Matting: 6-8" x 12". Sun. Water: mod/dry-needs good winter drainage. USDA Z5-10.

ACHILLEA x lewisii 'King Edward', Woolly or Dwarf Yarrow, Milfoil ACHILLEA x lewisii 'King Edward'
Woolly or Dwarf Yarrow, Milfoil

Perennial Herb: Semi-evergreen. Tolerates drought, deer, fire, heat, coast & poor soil. NO heavy, wet soil. Somewhat gopher resistant. Good ground cover, edging, rock garden, pot, cut/dried flower & border plant. As a lawn, mow before it flowers. Has pale yellow blooms in summer. Matting: 4-6" x 12". Flower heads rise 4" above. Sun. Water: mod/dry. USDA Z4-9.

ACONITUM napellus, Garden Monkshood ACONITUM napellus
Garden Monkshood

Perennial Herb: Deciduous. Deer resistant. Beautiful cut flower, background and woodland plant. Produces helmet-shaped flowers along tall spikes over feathery foliage. Native to Europe. Bloom time: late spring-summer. Bloom color: violet blue. Size: 2-5' x 1'. Exposure: sun/light shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z6 or <.

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