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Photo unavailable OCIMUM Herbalea 'Ajaka' (Basil)
Herbalea Basil

Annual or Short Lived Perennial: The Herbalea series are flavorful & showy with higher weather resistance & disease tolerance. Excellent spicy flavor. Highly aromatic. Great for containers & borders. Nice appeal with 2 uses-culinary & ornamental. Upright growth habit. Bloom color: reddish-pruple. Height: 20". Spread: 20". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable OCIMUM Herbalea 'Wild Color' (Basil)
Herbalea Basil

Annual or Short Lived Perennial: The Herbalea series are flavorful & showy with higher weather resistance & disease tolerance. Highly aromatic. Great for containers & borders. Nice appeal with 2 uses-culinary & ornamental. A great selection for pesto or slice thinly for an added zing to caprese salad. Upright growth habit. Bloom color: pruple. Height: 16-18". Spread: 12-14". Exp.: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

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.

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

OENOTHERA berlandieri 'Siskiyou', Mexican Evening Primrose 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.

OENOTHERA berlandieri 'Twilight', Evening Primrose OENOTHERA berlandieri 'Twilight'
Evening Primrose

Perennial: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Lavender-pink blooms contrast nicely against striking rich purple-bronze foliage. Good border container and ground cover plant. Nice for slopes and parking strips. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: lavender-pink w/ yellow eye. Height: 12-18". Width: 18-24". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5-8. USPP#17,230

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 ONION 'Monastrell'
Organic Onion

Monastrell produces big, 3 1/2-4 inch, slightly flattened globes with lustrous, dark red skin and internal rings making it a large and attractive red storage onion. The plants are vigorous as well as disease and sun scald-resistant. Produces uniform yields of single-centered bulbs that store 4-6 months. Intermediate-day variety. Plant in full sun. (Maturity 100 days)

Photo unavailable ONION 'Valencia'
Organic Onion

This Utah strain of the Yellow Sweet Spanish Onion is mild-flavored with warm yellow and brown skin, the bulbs can be 4-6" wide. Valencia also makes an excellent bunching onion when young. An intermediate day type (day neutral) that tolerates cool climates, it is an excellent keeper. Can be used fresh or cured. (Maturity: 120 days)

OPHIOPOGON chingii (syn. umbraticola), Chinese Mondo Grass 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 japonicus nigrescens 'Nana'
Dwarf Black Mondo

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: lilac. Height: 4-6". Exposure: part shade. Water: moist. USDA Z6.

OPHIOPOGON planiscapus 'Nigrescens', Black Mondo Grass, Black Lilyturf 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 groundcover 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 '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 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)

ORIGANUM 'Kent Beauty' (O. rotundifolium 'Kent Beauty'), Oregano ORIGANUM 'Kent Beauty' (O. rotundifolium 'Kent Beauty')
Oregano

Subshrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Rock garden, container & border plant. Dried flowers can be used in arrangements. Has heart-shaped gray-green leaves-known for its foliage, not its flowers. Attracts butterfllies. Blooms: summer. Color: pink. Size: 8" x 12". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z8. (A hybrid of O. scabrum x rotundifolium).

ORIGANUM 'Santa Cruz', Ornamental Oregano ORIGANUM 'Santa Cruz'
Ornamental Oregano

Perennial: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. A vigorous & spreading plant great for borders, beds, rock gardens & pots. A heavy bloomer with rosy pink blooms on 2' stems that are great for drying. Has culinary properties, but mainly grown for ornamental value. Re-seeds & seedlings vary slightly. Attracts bees and butterflies. 12-30" x 24". Sun. Water: mod. Hardy.

Photo unavailable ORIGANUM dictamnus
Crete Dittany or Dittany of Crete

Dwarf shrub: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Aromatic foliage with fruit in cone-like heads. Rock garden, cut flower, pot & hanging basket plant. Can use as a culinary herb but mostly used as an ornamental. Attracts bees, butterflies & insects. Blooms: summer. Color: pinkish purple. Size: 5-6" x 16". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z7.

Photo unavailable ORIGANUM heracleoticum (Greek Oregano)
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 ORIGANUM laevigatum 'Hopley's'
Oregano

Perennial: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Nice rock garden, cut flower, container and border plant. Native to Turkey, Iran & Pakistan. Very showy and mild tasting. Attracts bees, butterflies and insects. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: dark purple. Height: 1 foot. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable ORIGANUM marjorana (Sweet Marjoram)
Sweet Marjoram

Annual or Short Lived Perennial Herb: Somewhat cold-sensitive undershrub w/ sweet pine & citrus flavors. Used in soups, stews, sauces, veal, beef, lamb, fish, poultry, eggs, vegetables, & potatoes. It complements other spices like basil, garlic, thyme, & bay leaves, & can be added to Italian food in place of oregano. Bloom: white. Ht: 12-24" x 12-14".

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