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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. The parent of this giant seed strain 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. Upright & clumping to 4' tall. Full sun. Water: mod./dry. USDA Z3-10.

ACHILLEA millefolium 'New Vintage White' (='Balvinwite'), Yarrow, New Vintage Series ACHILLEA millefolium 'New Vintage White' (='Balvinwite')
Yarrow, New Vintage Series

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Tolerates drought, deer, fire, clay & poor soil. Somewhat gopher resistant. Has pure 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. Compact, upright & clumping: Height: 12-14". Width: 10-12". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z4-9. USPP#25711

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 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)

Photo unavailable 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.

Photo unavailable 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.

ACIS nicaeensis (LEUCOJUM), Mentone, Winter Snowflake ACIS nicaeensis (LEUCOJUM)
Mentone, Winter Snowflake

Bulbous Perennial: Native to southeastern France, near the Mediterranean. Pure white bell-shaped blooms appear gracefully in late spring. 1-3 flowers per stem. Well-suited in a nice cool spot in the garden or excellent for small containers. Height: 3-5". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/moist. (syn. LEUCOJUM nicaeensis).

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