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Photo unavailable SANTOLINA chamaecyparissus 'Nana'
Lavender Cotton

Evergreen shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Tolerates coastal conditions. Use in borders, edges, rock garden and low hedges. Has rounded button-like flowers and aromatic foliage. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: bright yellow. Height: to 12 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z7.

Photo unavailable SANTOLINA rosmarinifolia (S. virens)
Lavender Cotton

Evergreen shrub: Drought, deer, fire & coastal tolerant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Border, rock garden, edge, bank, ground cover, and hedge plant. Has rounded button-like flowers and aromatic foliage. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: creamy chartreuse. Height: to 2 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable SANTOLINA virens 'Lemon Fizz'
Cotton Lavender

Evergreen shrub: Distinctive chartreuse, thread-like foliage that is dramatically different from the common grey & green leaved ones. Really good color for winter interest! Use in containers, borders, edges, rock garden & low hedges. Needs well-draining area. Has rounded button-like flowers & aromatic foliage. Blm time: summer. Blm color: soft yellow. Size: 12" x 18". Compact, mounding. Exp: sun/lt. shade. Water: moderate/dry.

SOLIDAGO 'Little Lemon', Goldenrod SOLIDAGO 'Little Lemon'
Goldenrod

Shrub: Deer and rabbit resistant. This variety is one of the most compact forms of goldenrod on the market today, typically growing to only 14” tall & to 18” wide. Great in smaller gardens. Nice border or container plant. Attracts bees and butterflies. Tolerates clay soil. Bloom color: yellow. Bloom time: summer-fall. Height: 10-14". Width: 12-18". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z5. PP#17297.

SOLLYA heterophylla, Australian Bluebell Creeper SOLLYA heterophylla
Australian Bluebell Creeper

Evergreen shrub or vine. Tolerates deer & drought and will grow under Eucalyptus. Use as a ground cover, clipped hedge or border plant. When used in containers or new walls, plants will spill over and trail. Blooms: summer. Color: blue bell-shaped flower. Height: vining 6-8'. Loose: 2-3'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable SPIRAEA japonica 'Gold Mound'
Japanese Spiraea

Shrub of the rose family with bright gold foliage. Winter deciduous. Deer resistant. Clay tolerant. Good cut flower, border and back ground plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: pink. Height: 2'. Low, mounding growth habit. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable SPIRAEA japonica 'Goldflame'
Japanese Spiraea

Shrub of the rose family with bronze tipped foliage. Winter deciduous. Deer resistant. Clay tolerant. Good cut flower, border and back ground plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: pink. Height: 3-4 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable SPIRAEA nipponica 'Snowmound'
Japanese Spiraea

Shrub of the rose family. Winter deciduous. Deer resistant. Clay tolerant. Good border and back ground plant. Cut stems with blossoms create stunning flower arrangements. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: white. Height: 2-4'. Width: 2-4'. Exposure: sun/light shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable TEUCRIUM aroanium
Gray Creeping Germander

Shrub: Evergreen. Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Native to Greece. Lavender-pink blooms have a sweet honeysuckle scent and cover the plant all season. Best in rock gardens, in beds or as a small scale ground cover. Bloom time: spring-summer. Height: 2-3". Width: 18-24". USDA Z5.

TEUCRIUM chamaedrys, Wall Germander TEUCRIUM chamaedrys
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: red-purple. Size: 1-2' x 1-2'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

Photo unavailable TEUCRIUM chamaedrys 'Alba'
White 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: white. Size: 6-12" x 6-12". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

TEUCRIUM chamaedrys 'Prostratum', Dwarf Wall Germander TEUCRIUM chamaedrys 'Prostratum'
Dwarf Wall Germander

Perennial Herb or Subshrub: Drought tolerant once established. Deer resistant. Nice evergreen rock garden, ground cover, border and edging plant. Attracts butterflies. Tolerates coast. Slow growing dwarf variety. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: reddish-purple. Height: 6 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

TEUCRIUM chamaedrys 'Summer Sunshine', Wall Germander TEUCRIUM chamaedrys 'Summer Sunshine'
Wall Germander

Perennial Herb or Subshrub: Drought tolerant once established. Deer resistant. Nice evergreen rock garden, ground cover, border and edging plant with bright golden foliage. Attracts butterflies. Tolerates coast. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: purple pink. Size: 6-8" x 12-15". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

TEUCRIUM cussonii (syn. T. majoricum), Germander TEUCRIUM cussonii (syn. T. majoricum)
Germander

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought & coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Foliage is gray-green above, white underneath. Profusely branched shrublet with a mat forming habit, 4-6" x 2-4'. Good border, rock garden & edging plant. Attracts bees & butterflies. Blooms: summer. Color: rose lavender. Full sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z7.

TEUCRIUM fruticans 'Azureum', Bush Germander, Shrubby Germander TEUCRIUM fruticans 'Azureum'
Bush Germander, Shrubby Germander

Perennial shrub: Fairly drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Tough evergreen hedge, border and topiary plant with olive-like blue-green leaves with white undersides. Attracts butterflies. Tolerates coast. Thin in late winter. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: dark blue. Size: 4-8' x 4-8'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z7.

TIBOUCHINA urvilleana, Princess Flower, Purple Glory Bush TIBOUCHINA urvilleana
Princess Flower, Purple Glory Bush

Evergreen shrub or small tree. Deer resistant. Native to Brazil. Flowers in clusters at branch ends. Prunter after flowering season. Protect from heavy winds as the stems are brittle. Good border plant. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: royal purple. Height: 5-18'. Grows best with roots in shade/top in sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z10.

Photo unavailable TIBOUCHINA urvilleana 'Rich Blue Sun'
Princess Flower, Purple Glory Bush

Evergreen shrub or small tree. Deer resistant. Native to Brazil. Flowers in clusters at branch ends. Prune after flowering season. Protect from heavy winds as the stems are brittle. Good border plant. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: large violet-blue. Height: 3-4'. Grows best with roots in shade/top in sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z10.

Photo unavailable TRICHOSTEMA lanatum
Woolly Blue Curls

Shrub: Evergreen. Native to dry slopes, south coast ranges of California. Fuzzy violet-blue spikes spring-fall with narrow aromatic leaves. Both the flower & foliage are sweetly fragrant like freshly cut cedar with a hint of lavender. Excellent cut flower. Height: 3-4'. Width: 4-5'. Full sun. Needs good drainage. Hardy to 10 degrees F without freezing back & has been known to recover from the base at temperatures down to below zero.

Photo unavailable VITEX agnus-castus
Chaste Tree, Hemp Tree

Deciduous shrub or small tree. Resistant to oak root fungus. Deer resistant. Clay tolerant. Has 7 inch flower spikes. Good in summer border. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: blue. Height: 6-10 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

WEIGELA Briant Rubidor (='Olympiade'), Weigela WEIGELA Briant Rubidor (='Olympiade')
Weigela

Shrub: Deciduous. Deer & clay tolerant. Has pretty chartreuse foliage that changes with the season. Background, border, woodland & screen plant. Good cut flower. Attracts hummingbirds. Blooms: spring-summer. Color: ruby red, funnel-shaped flowers. Size: 4-8' x 4-9'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4. (syn. W. florida 'Briant Rubidor')

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