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Photo unavailable OCIMUM kilimandscharicum 'African Blue' (Basil)

Annual or Short Lived Perennial: A sterile hybrid that blooms but does not produce seed. Stems streaked with maroon and small leaves with maroon veins and streaks on the reverse. Pinkish-lavender blooms. Great for pots & borders. Height 2-3'. Exposure: sun. Water: mod/regular USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable OCIMUM x citriodorum 'Pesto Perpetuo' (Basil)
Sweet Basil, Common Basil

Annual or Short Lived Perennial: A variegated variety with excellent flavor. It rarely flowers so it keeps putting out new leaves & retaining its flavor all year. Great for pots & borders. Nice appeal with 2 uses-culinary & ornamental. Upright growth habit. H: 18-24". W: 12-18".Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z9. (syn. O. basilicum 'Pesto Perpetuo') PP#16260

Photo unavailable OENOTHERA berlandieri 'Siskiyou'
Mexican Evening Primrose

Perennial: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Good border plant and ground cover. Nice for slopes and parking strips. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: pink. Height: 8-18 inches. Spreads several feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z7.

Photo unavailable OKRA 'Clemson Spineless'

Heirloom variety. One of the most desired okra varieties & has been a garden favorite for 80 years. Strong yield. Dark green, grooved pods. Excellent flavor. Best picked at 2 1/2- 3" long; the smaller the pods are when harvested, the more tender they'll be. Long season & the plant can get 6' tall. Great pickled, in soups, & stews. Spacing: 10". Full sun. DTM: 50-64 days.

Photo unavailable OLEA europaea 'Little Ollie'
Dwarf Olive

Dwarf, non-fruiting olive with a graceful, multi-branching habbit. Deep green leaves have lighter silvery-green undersides. Attractive as a formal clipped hedge or featured as a specimen shrub. Excellent in topiary form, or trained as a single trunk in smaller places. Heat, drtought and salt tolerant. Evergreen. Height: 6-8' Width: 6-8'

Photo unavailable OMPHALODES cappadocica
Navelwort

Perennial: Evergreen. Deer resistant. Good edging, woodland, ground cover & border plant. Slowly spreads by non-invasive rhizomes. Has forget-me-not like flowers in spring-summer (sometimes longer). Just darling! Attracts hummingbirds. Bloom color: bright blue. Size: 6-8" x 10". Exposure: part shade. Water: moist to moderate. USDA Z6-9.

Photo unavailable OPHIOPOGON chingii (syn. umbraticola)
Chinese Mondo Grass

Perennial: Native to China. A slow growing evergreen ground cover spreading by underground stems. Dense, very finely-textured leaves are long & narrow. Leaves are erect and then bend over. Use in rock gardens, beds, beside paths or along garden pools. Deer resistant. Blooms: summer. Color: white to lilac followed by blue-black berries. Ht: 4-6". Spreading growth. Part shade/sun on coast. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z7-10.

Photo unavailable OPHIOPOGON jaburan (syn. LIRIOPE gigantea)
White Lilyturf, Jaburan Lily

Perennial: Evergreen, clump forming plant useful in rock gardens, beds, beside paths or along garden pools. Also does well under deciduous trees. Deer resistant. Doesn't spread by underground stems. Produces clusters of white flowers in summer followed by deep blue berries. Size: 24" x 12". Sun/part shade. USDA Z7-10.

Photo unavailable OPHIOPOGON japonicus
Mondo Grass

Perennial: A slow growing evergreen ground cover spreading by underground stems. Use in rock gardens, beds, beside paths or along garden pools. Deer resistant. Blooms: summer. Color: white to lilac followed by blue-black berries. Ht: 8-12". Spreading growth. Part shade/sun on coast. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z7-10.

Photo unavailable OPHIOPOGON japonicus 'Nana'
Dwarf Mondo Grass

Perennial: A slow growing evergreen ground cover spreading by underground stems. Use in rock gardens, beds, beside paths or along garden pools. Deer resistant. Blooms: summer. Color: white to lavender followed by blue-black berries. Size: 2-3" x 12-24". Exposure: sun/shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z7-10.

Photo unavailable OPHIOPOGON planiscapus 'Nigrescens'
Black Mondo Grass, Black Lilyturf

Perennial: A slow growing evergreen ground cover. Tuft former with blackish foliage. Good as a ground cover, rock garden, low border and for moist areas. Deer resistant. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: pink. Size: 8" x 12". Exposure: part shade. Water: moist. USDA Z6.

Photo unavailable ORBEXILUM pedunculatum
Sampson's Snakeroot, Mountain Pea

Perennial: Semi-evergreen. Drought tolerant. Native to Southwest United States. Spreads by short rhizomes, forms a dense mat of glossy green foliage followed by clusters of blue-purple flowers summer-fall. Good ground cover for erosion control and dry or dappled shade. Irresistible to gophers and rabbits. Attracts butterflies. Height: 6-12". Spread: 2-3'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: dry. USDA Z2

Photo unavailable OREGANO 'Greek'
Organic Greek Oregano, Winter Oregano

Perennial Herb: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Culinary herb that has a stronger flavor than others-adds spice. Use fresh or dried for seasoning. Doesn't grow 'true' from seed. Attracts bees, butterflies and insects. Good cut flower. Bloom color: white. Height: 1-2 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. Hardy.

Photo unavailable OREGANO 'Hot & Spicy'
Organic Spicy Italian Oregano

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Spicy aroma and flavor, described as "a tongue tingling flavor." Makes a great culinary seasoning fresh or dried. Can replace Italian Oregano. Nice border, container & cut flower plant. Attracts bees, butterflies & insects. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: purple. Height: 18 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable OREGANO 'Italian'
Organic Common Oregano

The rich aroma will make your mouth water for pizza. Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Pleasant aroma & flavor that makes a great culinary seasoning fresh or dried. Good border, container and cut flower plant. Attracts bees, butterflies & insects. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: purple. Height: 18”. Width: 18”. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z5. (Maturity: 80 days) (Origanum vulgare)

Photo unavailable OREGANO 'Supreme'
Organic Italian Oregano

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. An excellent grower for edible & container gardening, the most popular oregano variety in Italy! This highly aromatic oregano is ideal for sauces, meats & dressings. It is even used in Italian pastries. Lvs can be used fresh or dried. Nice border, container & cut flower plant. Attracts bees, butterflies & insects. Blms: summer-fall. Blm color: prpl. Ht.: 8-10". Spd.: 12-20". Exp.: sun. Water: mod. Z5.

Photo unavailable OREGANO 'Wild Zaatar'
Heirloom Oregano

Heirloom - (Origanum syriacum) This plant that grows wild in Israel, Jordan and surrounding areas. Doubtless a common herb in Bible times, and still one of the tastiest! It has great flavor that blends hints of Oregano, Thyme and Marjoram. A favorite.

Photo unavailable ORIGANUM 'Bellissimo'
Ornamental Oregano

Subshrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. The pinkest brachts ever! A stunning new ornamental selection w/large hop-like flowers. Dried flowers can be used in arrangements. Has heart-shaped gray-green leaves. Perfect for the driest spots in your garden, requiring little water once established. Rock garden, container & border plant. Attracts butterfllies. Blms: summer-fall. Blm color: deep pink. Size: 6-8" x 18-24". Exp.: sun. Water: moderate-dry. USDA Z6. PPAF

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