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ARCTOSTAPHYLOS uva-ursi 'Green Supreme', Manzanita, Bearberry ARCTOSTAPHYLOS uva-ursi 'Green Supreme'
Manzanita, Bearberry

Shrub: Evergreen. CA native. Selected from Tilden Botanical Garden, San Francisco. Deer, drought & fire resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Procumbent plant w/glossy bt. green foliage. A very dense groundcover w/no center die-back. Good choice for on banks. Wildlife friendly. Attracts hummingbirds. Blooms: spring. Color: white or pink. Mounding. Ht: 6-12". W: 6-12'. Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod/dry. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable ARCTOSTAPHYLOS uva-ursi 'Point Reyes'
Manzanita, Bearberry, Sandbeary

Shrub: Evergreen. CA native. Deer, drought & fire resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Introduced by Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. Procumbent plant w/dark green leathery foliage. A very dense groundcover w/no center die-back. Good choice for banks or rock gardens. Wildlife friendly. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Blms: spring followed by red berries summer-fall. Color: white or pink. Mounding. Height: 1'. Width: 6'. Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod/dry. USDA Z4.

ARCTOTIS hybrid 'Cherry Frost', African Daisy ARCTOTIS hybrid 'Cherry Frost'
African Daisy

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought, heat, coast & deer tolerant. Daisy-like flowers bloom in abundance November-May. An improved variety that is compact with extra profuse blooms. Good in pots & borders. Attracts butterflies. Foliage color: silvery-gray. Bloom Color: vivid cherry-red. Ht: 10-16". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Fertilizer: fertilize moderately with a balanced fertilizer. USDA Z9. PPAF

ARCTOTIS hybrid 'Pink Sugar', African Daisy ARCTOTIS hybrid 'Pink Sugar'
African Daisy

Perennial: Drought, heat, coast & deer tolerant. Daisy-like flowers bloom in abundance November-May. An improved variety that is compact with extra profuse blooms. Good in pots & borders. Attracts butterflies. Color: rose pink. Ht: 10-14". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Fertilizer: fertilize moderately with a balanced fertilizer. USDA Z9. PPAF

ARCTOTIS hybrid 'Sunset', African Daisy ARCTOTIS hybrid 'Sunset'
African Daisy

Perennial: Drought, heat, coast & deer tolerant. Daisy-like flowers bloom in abundance November-May. An improved variety that is compact with extra profuse blooms. Good in pots & borders. Attracts butterflies. Color: coral. Ht: 10-14". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Fertilizer: fertilize moderately with a balanced fertilizer. USDA Z9.

ARGYRANTHEMUM 'Glory Double Lemon', Marguerite Daisy ARGYRANTHEMUM 'Glory Double Lemon'
Marguerite Daisy

Perennial subshrub: Deer and heat tolerant. Grows well in coastal conditions. Good in borders, pots, rock gardens & window boxes. Attracts birds, bees & butterflies. Good cut flower. Blooms: summer. Color: light yellow, double flowers with deep yellow centers. Size: 12-20" x 12-20". Exposure: sun/part shade. Keep moist but not soggy. Prefers well-drained soil. Water: moderate. Protect from heavy frost.

ARGYRANTHEMUM 'Polly', Marguerite Daisy ARGYRANTHEMUM 'Polly'
Marguerite Daisy

Perennial subshrub: Deer and heat tolerant. Grows well in coastal conditions. Nice compact habit. Good in borders, pots, rock gardens & window boxes. Attracts birds, bees & butterflies. Good cut flower. Blooms: summer. Color: pure white w/yellow center. Size: 1.5' x 1.5'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Keep moist but not soggy. Prefers well-drained soil. Water: moderate. Protect from heavy frost.

ARGYRANTHEMUM frutescens 'Beauty Yellow', Marguerite Daisy ARGYRANTHEMUM frutescens 'Beauty Yellow'
Marguerite Daisy

Perennial subshrub: Deer and heat tolerant. Grows well in coastal conditions. Good in borders, pots, rock gardens & window boxes. Attracts birds, bees & butterflies. Good cut flower. Blooms: summer. Color: lemon-yellow. Size: 18-24" x 18-24". Exposure: sun/part shade. Keep moist but not soggy. Prefers well-drained soil. Water: moderate. Protect from heavy frost.

ARGYRANTHEMUM frutescens 'GoDaisy Mega White', Marguerite Daisy ARGYRANTHEMUM frutescens 'GoDaisy Mega White'
Marguerite Daisy

Perennial subshrub: Deer and heat tolerant. Grows well in coastal conditions. Good in borders, pots, rock gardens & window boxes. Attracts birds, bees & butterflies. Good cut flower. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: extra large, pure white. Height: 12-16". Spread: 10-12". Exposure: sun/part shade. Keep moist but not soggy. Prefers well-drained soil. Water: moderate. Protect from heavy frost.

ARGYRANTHEMUM frutescens Daisy Crazy 'Starlight Red', Marguerite Daisy ARGYRANTHEMUM frutescens Daisy Crazy 'Starlight Red'
Marguerite Daisy

Perennial subshrub: Deer and heat tolerant. Grows well in coastal conditions. Small, compact habit. Good in borders, pots, rock gardens & window boxes. Attracts birds, bees & butterflies. Good cut flower. Blooms: summer. Color: single red w/yellow eye. Size: 18-24" x 18". Exposure: sun/part shade. Keep moist but not soggy. Prefers well-drained soil. Water: moderate. Protect from heavy frost.

ARGYRANTHEMUM frutescens Daisy Crazy 'Summersong Rose', Marguerite Daisy ARGYRANTHEMUM frutescens Daisy Crazy 'Summersong Rose'
Marguerite Daisy

Perennial subshrub: Deer and heat tolerant. Grows well in coastal conditions. Small, compact habit. Good in borders, pots, rock gardens & window boxes. Attracts birds, bees & butterflies. Good cut flower. Blooms: summer. Color: semi-double, soft rosy pink. Size: 12-18" x 12-18". Exposure: sun/part shade. Keep moist but not soggy. Prefers well-drained soil. Water: moderate. Protect from heavy frost.

ARGYRANTHEMUM frutescens Daisy Crazy 'Summit Dark Pink', Marguerite Daisy ARGYRANTHEMUM frutescens Daisy Crazy 'Summit Dark Pink'
Marguerite Daisy

Perennial subshrub: Deer and heat tolerant. Grows well in coastal conditions. Small, compact habit. Good in borders, pots, rock gardens & window boxes. Attracts birds, bees & butterflies. Good cut flower. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: single pink. Height: 12-18". Exposure: sun/part shade. Keep moist but not soggy. Prefers well-drained soil. Water: moderate. Protect from heavy frost.

ARGYRANTHEMUM Go Daisy 'Fully Ruby', Marguerite Daisy ARGYRANTHEMUM Go Daisy 'Fully Ruby'
Marguerite Daisy

Perennial subshrub: Deer and heat tolerant. Grows well in coastal conditions. Good in borders, pots, rock gardens & window boxes. Attracts birds, bees & butterflies. Good cut flower. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: fully double, ruby-red. Height: 12-20". Exposure: sun/part shade. Keep moist but not soggy. Prefers well-drained soil. Water: moderate. Protect from heavy frost.

Photo unavailable ARISTALOE aristata (ALOE aristata)
Lace Aloe, Guinea-Fowl Aloe or Torch Plant

Perennial: Evergreen. Deer resistant. Native to S. Africa. One of the few frost hardy aloes. Despite its petite size, it is a vigorous grower. Clump-forming succulent w/dense 5-6" rosettes of stubby, lance-shaped, toothed, white-margined, drk grn leaves up to 4" long, w/small white spots & soft white spines, particularly beneath. Popular as an indoor plant. Attracts hummers. Blm time: summer. Blm color: coral orange. Ht: 12" (18" w/flwr). Water: dry. USDA Z7.

ARISTEA ecklonii, ARISTEA ecklonii

Perennial: Sword-like foliage carries saucer-shaped blue flowers in spring-summer. Evergreen and clump forming, good for borders and rock gardens. Native of S. Africa. Self sows. Exposure: sun/part shade. Growth: 1.5-2' x 1.5'. Water during dry periods. USDA Z9-11.

ARMERIA alliacea, Thrift Sea Pink ARMERIA alliacea
Thrift Sea Pink

Shrubby Perennial: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Clump forming. Good for on banks, rock gardens, borders and foregrounds. Can take seaside conditions. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: lavender pink. Height: 1.5-2 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z6.

ARMERIA maritima 'Alba', Common Thrift, Sea Pink ARMERIA maritima 'Alba'
Common Thrift, Sea Pink

Perennial Subshrub: Evergreen. Tolerates deer, drought, fire & coast. Somewhat gopher resistant. Clump former with grass-like tufts & white ball-shaped flower heads in spring-fall. Good rock garden, ground cover, edging, pot, cut flower & border plant. CA native. Attracts butterflies. Size: 6-10" x 12". Flower spikes 6-8". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z4-10.

ARMERIA maritima 'Nifty Thrifty', Variegated Common Thrift, Variegated Sea Pink ARMERIA maritima 'Nifty Thrifty'
Variegated Common Thrift, Variegated Sea Pink

Perennial Subshrub: Evergreen. Tolerates deer, drought, fire & coast. Somewhat gopher resistant. Clumping grass-like tufts are green with white edges and carry bright pink ball-shaped flower heads spring-summerl. Good rock garden, ground cover, edging, pot, cut flower & border plant. Attracts butterflies. Ht: 4-8". W: 4-8". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z4-10.

ARMERIA maritima 'Rubrifolia', Common Thrift, Sea Pink ARMERIA maritima 'Rubrifolia'
Common Thrift, Sea Pink

Perennial Subshrub: Evergreen. Tolerates deer, drought, fire & coast. Somewhat gopher resistant. Clumping dark reddish purple grass-like tufts w/ rose pink ball-shaped flower heads spring-fall. Rock garden, ground cover, edging, pot, cut flower & border plant. CA native. Attracts butterflies. Size: 8" x 12". Flowers 6-8". Sun with mod/dry water. USDA Z4-10.

ARMERIA maritima 'Splendens', Common Thrift, Sea Pink ARMERIA maritima 'Splendens'
Common Thrift, Sea Pink

Perennial Subshrub: Evergreen. Tolerates deer, drought, fire & coast. Somewhat gopher resistant. Clumping grass-like tufts w/ deep rose pink ball-shaped flower heads spring-fall. Rock garden, ground cover, edging, pot, cut flower & border plant. CA native. Attracts butterflies. Size: 6-10" x 12". Flowers 6-8". Sun with mod/dry water. USDA Z4-10.

Photo unavailable ARTEMESIA californica 'Canyon Gray'
Trailing Sagebrush, Coastal Sagebrush

Perennial Shrub: Deer & gopher resistant. Very drought tolerant. CA native. A large scale groundcover that spreads to form a compact mat w/finely divided light gray-green lvs. Aromatic. Useful as a bank cover or for the top of a retaining wall where it can cascade over the edge. Also nice filler or rock garden pant. Flowers are sparse & are fairly inconspicuous. Ht: 1-2'. W: 8-10'. Exp.: sun. Water: mod./dry. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable ARTEMESIA mauiensis 'Makana' Silver
Maui Wormwood Maui Wormwood

Perennial Shrub: Deer, drought & gopher resistant. Creates cushions of lacy, feathery, touchable silver plumes that add texture to mixed combinations. Softer looking foliage than other Artemisia. Better habit than the species. Can be used for containers, accent, or planted in mass. Can be trained as a small specimen tree. Flowers are insignificant. Fast growing & needs good drainage. Ht: 24". Width: 30-36". Exp.: sun. Water: mod./dry. USDA Z9. PPAF

ARTEMISIA 'Powis Castle', Wormwood ARTEMISIA 'Powis Castle'
Wormwood

Perennial Shrub: Deer & gopher resistant. Drought tolerant. Good rock garden, border and ground cover plant. Shrubby growth habit with gray flower spikes to 1 foot in length. Foliage is covered with silky, silvery hairs. Height: 3 feet. Width: 4-6 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8 or <. (syn. A. x absinthium x arborescens 'Powis Castle').

ARTEMISIA schmidtiana 'Silver Mound', Angels Hair ARTEMISIA schmidtiana 'Silver Mound'
Angels Hair

Perennial: Deer and gopher resistant. Drought tolerant. Evergreen. Nice rock garden, ground cover and border plant. Trim to keep it shapely. Foliage: silvery. Size: to 12 inches x 18 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable ARTICHOKE 'Green Globe'-
Organic Artichoke

This tasty variety produces heads that are 3-5” in diameter & have wonderfully thick, flavorful hearts. With thick, fleshy scales & solid center, the flower heads should be harvested when they are young. It needs a fairly long, mild growing season, or you may grow it as an annual. This variety does well in most areas. Plant in sun. (Maturity: 120 days) (Cynara scolymus ‘Green Globe’)

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