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Photo unavailable DICHONDRA donelliana
California Ponysfoot

Perennial: CA native. Forms a thick, mat-like ground cover of rounded leaves, densely packed along creeping stems. Once popular as a lawn substitute. The flowers are tiny, greenish-white, not real showy but interesting. A good ground cover for open slopes & headlands or use for green roofs or walls. Spreads by runners so don't use where you want it contained. Height: 3-6". Exp.: full sun on coast otherwise part shade. Water: dry.

DICHONDRA micrantha 'Emerald Falls', DICHONDRA micrantha 'Emerald Falls'

Perennial: Creates a denser, tighter and shorter plant than Silver Falls, with deep green leaves that are more rounded and held closer to the stem. Vigorous. This plant is very heat and drought tolerant. Good ground cover or excellent choice for mixed containers or in a hanging basket. Height: 2-4 inches. Spread: 3 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: dry. USDA Z8-11.

Photo unavailable DIDELTA Fancifillers 'Silver Strand'
Photo unavailable DIDISCUS caeruleus 'Lacy Lavender' (syn. TRACHYMENE caerulea)
blue lace flower

Annual: Heirloom - introduced from Australia in 1828! Sweet-scented flowers resemble Queen Anne's lace. The small flowers take the form of 2-3" wide umbels. Great for cottage and cutting gardens. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: pale lavender-blue. Height: 24-36". Width: 10". Water: moderate. Exposure: sun.

Photo unavailable DIERAMA pulcherrimum
Fairy Wand

Cormous Perennial: Native of South Africa. Evergreen grass-like 2' leaves carry arching 3-6' stems with pendulous bell-shaped flowers. Graceful & just darling!! Use as a large border plant and by pools & streams. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: pink. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z7.

DIGIPLEXIS Illumination 'Apricot', DIGIPLEXIS Illumination 'Apricot'

Perennial: Drought tolerant, deer and gopher resistant. Bell-shaped flowers on tall flower stalks, loved by bees, butterflies & hummingbirds. Cross between Digitalis & Isoplexis. Good cut flower. Bushy habit w/dense spikes of bi-colored orange to apricot flowers. Size: 24-36" x 18". Bloom time: spring-fall. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/moist. USDA Z8. PPAF

DIGIPLEXIS Illumination 'Berry Canary', DIGIPLEXIS Illumination 'Berry Canary'

Perennial: Drought tolerant, deer & gopher resistant. Bell-shaped flowers on tall flower stalks, loved by bees, butterflies & hummers. Cross between Digitalis & Isoplexis. More compact, proportional habit. Good cut flower. Bushy habit w/dense spikes of hot pink flwrs w/creamy yellow burgundy speckled throats. Size: 36" x 18". Blm time: spring-fall. Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod./moist. USDA Z8. USPPAF

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 purpurea 'Dalmatian Peach'
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: peach. Height: 2-3 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z4.

DIGITALIS purpurea 'Dalmatian Purple', Foxglove DIGITALIS purpurea 'Dalmatian Purple'
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: deep lavender purple. Height: 2-3 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable DIGITALIS purpurea 'Dalmatian White'
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: bright white with maroon spots. Height: 2-3 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z4..

Photo unavailable DIGITALIS purpurea 'Dalmation Rose'
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: deep pink with maroon spots. Height: 2-3 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z4..

DIGITALIS x mertonensis, Foxglove 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)

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