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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. California native. A large scale groundcover that spreads to form a compact mat w/finely divided light gray-green leaves. 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 held within a sparse inflorescence & are fairly inconspicuous. Ht: 1-2'. Width: 8-10'. Exp.: sun. Water: mod./dry. Hardy to about 20-25° F.

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’)

Photo unavailable ARUGULA aka Roquette
Organic Arugula

An easy to grow green that is harvested for its strong, distinctive flavored leaves. It is used primarily fresh in salads, but it can also be cooked. Arugula is a leafy vegetable, like lettuce and spinach. It has a peppery, spicy taste and is a member of the mustard family. Plant in sun, but can tolerate some shade. (Maturity: 20 days baby, 40 days full size) (Eruca sativa).

ASARUM caudatum, Wild ginger ASARUM caudatum
Wild ginger

Perennial: Deer resistant. Clay tolerant. Rhizomatous evergreen, prostrate ground cover. Has heart-shaped leaves with small pitcher-shaped reddish-brown flowers in summer. Attracts butterflies. Height: 3-8 inches. Width: 10 inches (eventually will spread to form a nice clump). Exposure: shade. Water: moist. USDA Z7.

Photo unavailable ASARUM maximum 'Ling Ling'
Ling Ling Panda Face Ginger

Perennial: Evergreen. Deer resistant. Forms a clump of large dark green heart- shaped leaves up to 8", nicely patterened with light green on the sides of a central green strip. Produces in spring, and sometimes in fall 2" wide velvet blackflowers, each highlighted by a wide white band around the center, reminiscent of a panda. Hardy to 5 to 10 degrees. Height :6-8" Spread: 12" Exposure: shade Water: moist

ASCLEPIAS curassavica 'Red Butterfly', Bloodflower ASCLEPIAS curassavica 'Red Butterfly'
Bloodflower

Perennial Subshrub: Deer resistant. Native of South America. Deciduous bedding, container, border and cut flower plant. Flowering time: summer-fall. Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds & bees. Bloom color: corolla red, corona orange. Height: 3-3.5 feet. Expsoure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z7.

ASCLEPIAS curassavica 'Silky Gold', Bloodflower ASCLEPIAS curassavica 'Silky Gold'
Bloodflower

Perennial Subshrub: Deer resistant. Native of South America. Deciduous bedding, container, border and cut flower plant. Flowering time: summer-fall. Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds & bees. Bloom color: golden yellow. Height: 3-3.5 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z7.

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