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DIGIPLEXIS Illumination 'Flame', DIGIPLEXIS Illumination 'Flame'

Perennial: Drought tolerant, deer & gopher resistant. Bell-shaped flowers on tall flower stalks, loved by bees, butterflies & hummers. Cross between Digitalis & Isoplexis. Plant of the Year at 2012 Chelsea Flower Show. Good cut flower. Bushy habit w/dense spikes of rosy pk flowers & soft creamy orange throats (looks like a living flame). Size: 36" x 18". Blm time: spring-fall. Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod./moist. USDA Z8. USPPP.

DIGIPLEXIS Illumination 'Raspberry', DIGIPLEXIS Illumination 'Raspberry'

Perennial: Drought tolerant, deer & gopher resistant. Bell-shaped flowers on tall flower stalks, loved by bees, butterflies & hummers. Cross between Digitalis & Isoplexis. Good cut flower. Bushy habit w/dense spikes of ruby-rose pk flowers & soft creamy orange throats. Size: 12-16" x 15-18". Blm time: spring-fall. Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod./moist. USDA Z8. USPPAF

Photo unavailable DIGITALIS purpurea 'Dalmatian Mix'
Foxglove

Perennial: Drought tolerant. Deer and gopher resistant. Produces bell-shaped flowers on tall flower stalks that are loved by butterflies & hummingbirds. Good cut flower, woodland and border plant - may need staking. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: assorted. Height: 2-3 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable DIGITALIS x mertonensis
Foxglove

Perennial: Drought tolerant. Deer & gopher resistant. The tubular flowers are shaped like fingers of glove. Good woodland, border and cut flower plant. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: pink with brown-white veining. Size: 2-3' x 1'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8 or <.

Photo unavailable DILL 'Bouquet'
Organic Dill

The most widely grown organic dill for fresh eating, flowers & seed heads. An early maturing variety, producing seed heads well ahead of others & right in time for pickling. The foliage is great sprinkled on potatoes, tomatoes, grilled salmon, spinach, green beans, cucumbers, squash, & lamb chops. Considered the best for seed production. Annual or Biennial. Avg. height is 30”. Plant in sun. (Maturity: 45 days leaf, 95 seed)

Photo unavailable DILL 'Greensleeves'
Organic Dill

Annual: A slow to bolt variety which makes it ideal for leaf production (rather than seed production) over a long season. Dark green aromatic leaves are leafy, finely cut and nicely sweet fresh or dried. Great for making dill pickles! Compact growth habit. Does well in containers. Height: 12-18 inches. Exposure; sun. Heat tolerant. Days to maturity: 45 (Botanical name: ANETHUM graveolens 'Greensleeves')

Photo unavailable DODONAEA viscosa 'Purpurea'
Purple Hop Bush, Hopseed Bush

Shrub: Drought and coast tolerant. Fire retardant. Evergreen plant with willow-like leaves. A natural bush, but can be trained as a tree. Tolerant of many conditions-heat, wind, sun/shade and seaside conditions. Bears pinkish fruit and ornamental papery seed capsules. Height: 6-8 feet with little water, 15 feet with more water. USDA Z8.

DORYCNIUM hirsutum, Hairy Canary Clover DORYCNIUM hirsutum
Hairy Canary Clover

Subshrub: Evergreen spreading perennial with hairy gray-green leaves. Drape over rocks or edges. Cut back 1/2 of plant for new growth-shoots will come up. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: pale pink and white. Height: 2 feet. Width: 2 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable DRYOPTERIS filix-mas 'Barnesii'
Male Fern

Fern: Deciduous perennial. Native of Europe and United Statess. Rabbit resistant. Deep green leaves. The fronds grow to 2.5' long and plant makes a tight, slow spreading clump 2.5-3'' high and 1.5-2' wide. Exposure: part shade/shade. Water: moist. USDA Z4-8.

Photo unavailable DUDLEYA brittonii
Giant Chalk Dudleya

Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. A solitary or low slowly-clumping succulent with a beautiful 12-18" wide rosette of chalky-white leaves surrounding a thick basal stem. Native to coastal areas of the Pacific side of Baja California. Excellent rock garden, container or specimen plant. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Blm time: spring-summer. Blm color: arching red stems w/yellow blms. Size: 1-2' (w/flower stalks) x 1-2'. Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: dry. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable DUDLEYA brittonii 'Green'
Giant Chalk Dudleya

Perennial succulent: Slow clumping. Huge 12- 18” wide, flat light green rosettes surround thick basal stems. Spikes arch upward blushing red with pale yellow flowers. Bloom time: late spring/early summer. Exposure: full sun. Inland areas do better in partial shade. Soil: good drainage. Water: dry. Seaside tolerant/Drought tolerant. Height: 1’. Width: 1-2’. USDA Zone 8.

Photo unavailable DUDLEYA cymosa 'Bolinas Lagoon'

Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. CA native. A relatively small form of cymosa, with rosettes of grey-green leaves growing 4-6" across. Attractive, compact reddish-yellow inflorescence to 8" high or so. Excellent rock garden, container or specimen plant. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Blm time: spring-summer. Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: dry. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable DUDLEYA cymosa 'Tuoloume River'

Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. An interesting form of cymosa from the low elevations of the Sierra. Narrow, grass green foliage with canary yellow inflorescence. Rosettes grow to 6" high & wide. If plants are grown lean, the green foliage can develop an attractive reddish tip. Excellent rock garden, container or specimen plant. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Blm time: spring-summer. Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: dry. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable DUDLEYA cymosa pumila 'Figueroa Mountain'

Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. CA native. A nice glaucous grey form of cymosa from Figueroa Mountain. Narrow, grey leaves curve upward to form a pretty cluster. Attractive, yellow inflorescence spread outward from the plant rather than held perfectly upright. Excellent rock garden, container or specimen plant. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Blm time: spring-summer. Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: dry. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable DUDLEYA farinosa 'North Coast Form'
Bluff Lettuce

Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. A spectacular and unusual form of farinosa, the species commonly found along the immediate coast of Northern California. This form, limited to one cove, has exceptionally broad, glaucous white foliage that forms softball-sized rosettes. Excellent rock garden, container or specimen plant. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Blm time: spring-summer. Blm color: yellow. Size: 4-8" (w/flower stalks) Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: dry. USDA Z9. (syn. 'Noyo River')

Photo unavailable DUDLEYA pulverulenta
Chalk Liveforever

Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. CA native. A ground-hugging slow-clumping succulent w/beautiful 12-18" wide rosettes of chalky-white leaves surrounding a 2" thick basal stem. Stout silvery-white 1-2' long spikes arch upwards and bear clusters of reddish flowers spring-summer. Excellent rock garden, container or specimen plant. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Size: 1-2' (w/flower stalks) x 1-2'. Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable DUDLEYA traskiae
Santa Barbara Liveforever

Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. CA native. Endangered. Endemic to Santa Barbara Island of the Channel Islands. Protected under the Endangered Species Act. Forms a dense rosette of pointed, chalky blue-gray, succulent leaves. Yellow flower heads are held in clusters atop thick, upright, showy, red stems. Excellent rock garden, container or specimen plant. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Size: 6" x 6-12". Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: dry. USDA Z9.

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