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Photo unavailable MANGAVE 'Bloodspot'
Agave x Manfreda Hybrid

Shrub: Drought tolerant. A gorgeous hybrid of Japanese origin. Forms an upright, compact rosette. Grey-green leaves are dashed w/spots of cranberry & edged w/maroon. Lime green tubular flowers are displayed atop tall spikes. Perfect for smaller gardens, this slow grower rarely produces offsets. Attractive in rock gardens or combined w/other succulents. Elegant choice for containers. Ht.: 12" (6' w/flower) Width: 15". Exp.: full sun. Water: dry. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable MANGAVE 'Macho Mocha'
Agave x Manfreda Hybrid

Shrub: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. A slow-growing succulent that forms a rosette. Thick, fleshy blue-green lvs are thickly covered w/reddish-brown spots, especially towards the tips. A reddish flower spike topped by creamy-white flowers rises from the center, at which time new plants emerge from below the rosette. Attracts hummingbirds. Bloom time: spring. Size: 2-3' (8' w/flower) x 4-6'. Exp.: full sun/part shade. USDA Z8.

MECARDONIA hybrid 'GoldDust', MECARDONIA hybrid 'GoldDust'

Small deep yellow flowers appear late spring/early summer. Excellent heat tolerance. Low maintenance landscape plant that also works well in baskets and planters. Attracts butteflies and hummingbirds. Height: 2-5". Width: 1-2'. Exposure: sun.

MONARDA didyma 'Blue Stocking' (syn. 'Blaustrumpf'), Beebalm MONARDA didyma 'Blue Stocking' (syn. 'Blaustrumpf')
Beebalm

Perennial Herb: Aromatic leaves. Stems carry clusters of flowers that attract hummingbirds. Flowering time: June-August. Bloom color: purple. Growth: 36-48 inches x 18 inches. Exposure: sun/light shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

MONARDA didyma 'Jacob Cline', Beebalm MONARDA didyma 'Jacob Cline'
Beebalm

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Named for the son of Georgia plantsman and garden designer Jean Cline. Aromatic leaves. Large, showy whorls of scarlet red tubular flowers that attract butterflies & hummingbirds. Nice cut flower. Good border or accent plant. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: scarlet red. Growth: 36-48 inches x 18 inches. Exposure: sun/light shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

MONARDA didyma Sugar Buzz 'Bubblegum Blast', Beebalm MONARDA didyma Sugar Buzz 'Bubblegum Blast'
Beebalm

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Forms a solid dome of hot pink 2-2.5" flowers that attract butterflies & hummingbirds. The aromatic foliage smells like mint when crushed & is often used to flavor teas. Great in containers, front of the border, & cottage or butterfly gardens. Bloom time: summer. Size: 24" x 32". Exposure: sun/light shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4. PP#27,497

MONARDA didyma Sugar Buzz 'Grape Gumball', Beebalm MONARDA didyma Sugar Buzz 'Grape Gumball'
Beebalm

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Large, showy whorls of vibrant magenta 2-2.5" flowers that attract butterflies & hummingbirds. The aromatic foliage smells like mint when crushed & is often used to flavor teas. Great in containers, front of the border, & cottage or butterfly gardens. Bloom time: summer. Size: 20-24" x 16-24". Exposure: sun/light shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4. PP#27,498

MONARDELLA macrantha, Hummingbird Coyote Mint MONARDELLA macrantha
Hummingbird Coyote Mint

Perennial Herb: California native. Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Good container or rock garden plant. Dark green foliage is aromatic, with bright red-orange tubular flowers spring-summer. Height: 6". Width: 1'. Exposure: full sun/part shade. Water: moderate-dry. USDA Z7.

MONARDELLA villosa, Coyote Mint MONARDELLA villosa
Coyote Mint

Perennial Herb: California native. Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Attracts bees, butterflies and insects. Gray-green foliage smells strongly of mint, with long blooming lavender flowers June-August. Height: 2'. Spread: 2'. Exposure: full sun/part shade. Water: moderate-dry. USDA Z7.

Photo unavailable MONARDELLA villosa 'Russian River'
Coyote Mint

Perennial Herb. Evergreen. This form was selected by California Flora Nursery. California native from the rocky slopes along the Russian River. Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Attracts bees, butterflies & insects. Gray-green foliage smells strongly of mint, w/long blooming lavender flowers spring-summer. Height 12-18". Spread 2' Exp: sun/part shade Water: mod-dry USDA Z7

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