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SISYRINCHIUM californicum, Yellow-Eyed Grass SISYRINCHIUM californicum
Yellow-Eyed Grass

Perennial: Semi-evergreen. Deer resistant. Fairly drought tolerant. Clay tolerant. Native to California coast. Good for borders, rock gardens and sunny meadows. Suits informal gardens. Bloom color: yellow. Height: 6-12". Width: 6-12". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable SISYRINCHIUM striatum
Argentine Blue-Eyed Grass, Satin flower

Perennial: Deer resistant. Fairly drought tolerant. Semi-evergreen/evergreen. Nice border plant. Grayish-green leaves with spikes of flowers. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: pale yellow. Height: 18-24 inches. Spread: 12 inches. Exposure: sun/light shade. Water: moist/dry. USDA z7-10.

SISYRINCHIUM striatum 'Aunt May', Variegated Argentine Blue-Eyed Grass SISYRINCHIUM striatum 'Aunt May'
Variegated Argentine Blue-Eyed Grass

Perennial: Deer resistant. Fairly drought tolerant. Semi-evergreen/evergreen. Nice border plant. The cream-striped grayish green leaves carry spikes of flowers. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: purple-striped, straw yellow. Height: 18-30 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moist/dry. USDA z8-10.

Photo unavailable SOLIDAGO rugosa 'Fireworks'
Goldenrod

Perennial Herb: True to its name, this plant produces a dazzling cascade of slender brilliant yellow 18" flower spikes that pop above the foliage & resemble fireworks in summer-fall. Good cut flower & border plant. Attracts butterflies & bees. Size: 2.5-4' x 2.5-4'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moist/moderate. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable SPHAERALCEA incana
Grey Globemallow, Soft Globemallow

Perennial Subshrub: Native to the Southwestern US. Traditionally used by Native Americans for medicinal purposes. Excellent for beds, borders and cut flowers. Attracts butterflies. Bloom color: apricot. Height: 3-6'. Bloom time: summer-fall. Water: moderate. USDA Z 4-9.

Photo unavailable STACHYS 'Bello Grigio'
Mighty Velvet Lamb's Ears

Perennial: Evergreen. Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Striking silvery-white upstanding foliage. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. Very suitable for growing in a large pot or landscape beds. Prefers full sun and a well-drained soil, even a little on the dry side. Size: 18-24" x 18-24". PPAF

STACHYS byzantina 'Big Ears' (syn. 'Countess Helen von Stein'), Big Ears Lambs Ears, Woolly Betony STACHYS byzantina 'Big Ears' (syn. 'Countess Helen von Stein')
Big Ears Lambs Ears, Woolly Betony

Perennial: Drought & coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Good border, edging and ground cover plant. More rot resistant than many in this group. Distinct veining in leaves. Leaves longer & broader than the species. Blooms sparingly. Attracts butterflies. Height: 12". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

STACHYS byzantina 'Primrose Heron', Lamb's Ears, Woolly Betony STACHYS byzantina 'Primrose Heron'
Lamb's Ears, Woolly Betony

Perennial: Drought and coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Good border, edging and ground cover plant. Does well under high branching oaks. Attracts bees and butterflies. Nice yellowish wooly foliage. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: pinkish purple. Height: 1.5-2 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

STACHYS byzantina 'Silver Carpet', Lamb's Ears, Woolly Betony STACHYS byzantina 'Silver Carpet'
Lamb's Ears, Woolly Betony

Perennial: Drought and coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Good border, edging and ground cover plant. Does well under high branching oaks. Seldomly flowers. Height: 1-1.5 feet. Width: 2 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable STRELITZIA reginae
Bird of Paradise

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Native to S. Africa. Highly valued for its large, colorful blms in a bold blend of orange, blue & white, resembling an exotic bird. Adds a tropical look to any landscape. Long-lasting flower for cut arrangements. Crowns of long stalks w/large grey-green lvs provide year-round interest. Useful as a specimen plant, especially on a patio or near a pool. Size: 3.5-4 x 3-4'. Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod. Protect from frost.

SUTERA 'Epic Pink', Bacopa SUTERA 'Epic Pink'
Bacopa

Perennial Herb or Subshrub: A sturdy growth gives it adaptability to a wide range of climate conditions. A great sub for alyssum. Boasts epic-sized blooms. Good for pots, baskets, beds or as a ground cover. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: bright rose pink. Grow in sun to part shade. Provide ample water in full sun but avoid overwatering in shade. Height: 4-8". Spread: 10-12". USDA Z9. PPAF

SUTERA cordata 'Scopia Golden Leaves White', Bacopa SUTERA cordata 'Scopia Golden Leaves White'
Bacopa

Perennial Herb or Subshrub: A sturdy growth with a semi-trailing habit with bright golden foliage and white flowers gives it adaptability to a wide range of climate conditions. Good for pots, baskets, beds or as a ground cover. Bloom time: spring - fall. Grow in sun to part shade. Provide ample water in full sun but avoid overwatering in shade. Size: 4-6" x 12-24". USDA Z9.

SUTERA cordata 'Scopia Gulliver Blue', Bacopa SUTERA cordata 'Scopia Gulliver Blue'
Bacopa

Perennial Herb or Subshrub: A sturdy growth with a semi-trailing habit and extra-large lavender-blue flowers gives it adaptability to a wide range of climate conditions. Good for pots, baskets, beds or as a ground cover. Grow in sun to part shade. Provide ample water in full sun but avoid overwatering in shade. Size: 4-6" x 12-24". USDA Z9.

SUTERA cordata 'Scopia Gulliver White', Bacopa SUTERA cordata 'Scopia Gulliver White'
Bacopa

Perennial Herb or Subshrub: A sturdy growth with a semi-trailing habit and extra-large flowers gives it adaptability to a wide range of climate conditions. A great sub for white alyssum. Good for pots, baskets, beds or as a ground cover. Grow in sun to part shade. Provide ample water in full sun but avoid overwatering in shade. Size: 4-6" x 12-24". USDA Z9.

SUTERA hybrid 'Gold 'n' Pearls', Bacopa Gold 'n Pearls SUTERA hybrid 'Gold 'n' Pearls'
Bacopa Gold 'n Pearls

Perennial Herb or Subshrub: White flowers are held against a background of rich green and gold variegated foliage. Very adaptable & versatile plant that thives in part shade to shade. Excellent for containers, baskets, beds or as a ground cover. Height: 3-5". Water: moderate/moist. USDA Z9.

SUTERA hybrid 'Snowstorm Snow Globe', Bacopa SUTERA hybrid 'Snowstorm Snow Globe'
Bacopa

Perennial: Large single white blooms create a snowstorm all season long. Continuous bloomer, deadheading not necessary. Nice ground cover or excellent in hanging baskets. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: spring-frost. Height: 3-6". Width: 12-20". Exposure: sun-part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

SUTERA hybrid Snowstorm 'Blue', Bacopa Snowstorm Blue SUTERA hybrid Snowstorm 'Blue'
Bacopa Snowstorm Blue

Perennial Herb or Subshrub: A sturdy growth gives it adaptability to a wide range of climate conditions. A great sub for alyssum. Good for pots, baskets, beds or as a ground cover. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: purple blue. Grow in sun to part shade. Provide ample water in full sun but avoid overwatering in shade. Height: 3-8". USDA Z9. PPAF

SUTERA hybrid Snowstorm 'Giant Snowflake', Bacopa SUTERA hybrid Snowstorm 'Giant Snowflake'
Bacopa

Perennial: Attracts butterflies. A very vigorous variety with larger white flowers than 'Snowflake'. Nice ground cover or excellent in hanging baskets. Bloom time: spring-frost. Height: 4-8". Width: 30-36". Exposure: sun-part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z9. PP#17886.

SUTERA hybrid Snowstorm 'Pink', Bacopa Snowstorm Pink SUTERA hybrid Snowstorm 'Pink'
Bacopa Snowstorm Pink

Perennial Herb or Subshrub: A sturdy growth gives it adaptability to a wide range of climate conditions. A great sub for alyssum. Good for pots, baskets, beds or as a ground cover. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: light pink. Grow in sun to part shade. Provide ample water in full sun but avoid overwatering in shade. Height: 3-8". USDA Z9. PPAF

SUTERA Scopia 'Double Indigo', Bacopa 'Double Indigo' SUTERA Scopia 'Double Indigo'
Bacopa 'Double Indigo'

Perennial Herb or Subshrub: Sturdy growth with a semi-trailing habit and extra-large double indigo flowers gives it adaptability to a wide range of climate conditions. A great sub for alyssum. Good for pots, baskets, beds or as a ground cover. Bloom time: spring - fall. Exposure: sun to part shade. Provide ample water in full sun but avoid overwatering in shade. Height: 4-6". Spread: 12-24". USDA Z9.

SUTERA Scopia 'Double Snowball', Bacopa 'Double Snowball' SUTERA Scopia 'Double Snowball'
Bacopa 'Double Snowball'

Perennial Herb or Subshrub: Sturdy growth with a semi-trailing habit and extra-large double white flowers gives it adaptability to a wide range of climate conditions. A great sub for white alyssum. Good for pots, baskets, beds or as a ground cover. Grow in sun to part shade. Provide ample water in full sun but avoid overwatering in shade. Size: 4-6" x 12-24". USDA Z9.

TAGETES lemmonii, Mexican Marigold, Mt. Lemmon Marigold TAGETES lemmonii
Mexican Marigold, Mt. Lemmon Marigold

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Flowers throughout the year, heaviest winter-spring. Long lasting cut flower with aromatic leaves. Good border plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom color: golden orange. Size: 2-3' x 2-3' (sometimes 2-6' x 3-6'). Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z9. (syn. T. palmeri)

TAGETES lemmonii 'Compacta', Mexican Bush Marigold TAGETES lemmonii 'Compacta'
Mexican Bush Marigold

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Flowers throughout the year, heaviest winter-spring. Long lasting cut flower with aromatic leaves. Good border plant. Attracts butterflies. Native to Arizona and Northern Mexico. Bloom color: golden orange. Height: 2-3'. Spread: 3'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

TEUCRIUM ackermannii, Germander TEUCRIUM ackermannii
Germander

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought & coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Attractive silver-green foliage. Profusely branched shrublet with a spreading habit, 3-6" x 18". Good border, rock garden or container plant. Attracts bees & butterflies. Blooms: summer. Color: rose-purple . Full sun. Water: moderate/dry.

TEUCRIUM chamaedrys 'Tickle Pink', Pink Wall Germander TEUCRIUM chamaedrys 'Tickle Pink'
Pink Wall Germander

Perennial Herb or Subshrub: Drought tolerant once established. Deer resistant. Nice evergreen rock garden, ground cover, border and hedge plant. Attracts butterflies. Tolerates coast. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: deep pink. Size: 9-12" x 20-24". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

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