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Photo unavailable ASCLEPIAS fascicularis
Narrow Leaf Milkweed, Mexican Whorled Milkweed

Perennial Herb: Deciduous. CA native. Deer resistant. Drought, clay & heat tolerant. Sends up many thin, erect stems while bearing distinctive long pointed lvs which are narrow, often whorled about the stem. Produces clusters of 2" lav. or lav.-tinted wht flowers summer-fall. Important host plant for Monarch butterfly caterpillars & nectar source for other butterflies as well. 3' x 3'. Exp: sun/pt shade. Water: mod./dry. USDA Z6.

ASCLEPIAS fruticosus (Gomphocarpus), Mini Swan Milkweed, Cotton Bush ASCLEPIAS fruticosus (Gomphocarpus)
Mini Swan Milkweed, Cotton Bush

Perennial treated as an annual: Decid., deer resist. & dt. tolerant. Host for Monarch butterflies & caterpillars. Has the same white blms as "Family Jewels" topped w/hairy balls, but they're pointed! The star-shaped flowers are followed by the pale green, hairy balls or seed pods. Good for cut flower arrangements. Attracts hummers. Blms summer-fall. Size: 3' x 3'. Exp. sun. Water: mod. USDA Z8. (syn. Gomphocarpus fruticosa).

ASCLEPIAS tuberosa, Butterfly Weed, Pleurisy Root ASCLEPIAS tuberosa
Butterfly Weed, Pleurisy Root

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant and drought tolerant. Good border plant and cut flower. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: bright orange, sometimes yellow or red. Flowers are followed by 6" long pointed pods. Upright, mounding habit. Ht: 2-3'. W: 1'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z3.

ASTER ageratoides 'Starshine', Japanese Aster ASTER ageratoides 'Starshine'
Japanese Aster

Perennial: Deer and rabbit resistant. Attracts butterflies and bees. Forms a midsized mound of green leaves, bearing loads of small, white yellow-eyed daisies from summer-fall. High resistance to powdery mildew. Good for border or container plantings. Nice cut flower. Bloom color: white. Height: 20-24". Width: 24-28". Exposure: sun-part shade. Water: moderate-moist. USDA Z8. PP#19403.

ASTER dumosus 'Alert', Aster ASTER dumosus 'Alert'
Aster

Perennial: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Deciduous. Good rock garden, border and cut flower plant. Attracts butterflies & bees. Pinch one-half of plant height before mid-July to allow plant to bush out. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: deep crimson red. Height: 1-1.5'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z3.

ASTER frikartii 'Moench'/'Monch', Frikart's Aster ASTER frikartii 'Moench'/'Monch'
Frikart's Aster

Perennial: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Deciduous. Produces fragrant flowers 2-3". Good cut flower, border & rock garden plant. Resistant to insects & diseases. Himalayas native. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: lavender blue with yellow center. Size: 1-3' x 1.5'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/moist. USDA Z4.

ASTER lateriflorus 'Lady in Black', Aster ASTER lateriflorus 'Lady in Black'
Aster

Perennial: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Deciduous. Border, cut flower and rock garden plant with rich burgundy foliage that contrasts nicely to the tiny white daisies that contain round raspberry cones borne along the leaf axils. Very strong grower. Blooms: summer-fall. Size: 3-4' x 2'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z3.

Photo unavailable ASTER novi-belgii 'Bahamas' (Island Series)
Island Series Aster, Dwarf Michaelmas Daisy

Perennial: Semi-evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Part of the Island series, a group of asters designed for their compact habit and flower power. Attracts bees & butterflies. Nice cut flower, border, pot & rock garden plant. Blooms: summer-fall. Bloom color: vibrant cerise pink. Size: 12-18" x 12-18". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable ASTER novi-belgii 'Barbados' (Island Series)
Island Series Aster, Dwarf Michaelmas Daisy

Perennial: Semi-evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Part of the Island series, a group of asters designed for their compact habit and flower power. Attracts bees & butterflies. Nice cut flower, border, pot & rock garden plant. Blooms: summer-fall. Bloom color: lavender blue w/yellow center. Size: 12" x 12". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable ASTER novi-belgii 'Samoa' (Island Series)
Island Series Aster, Dwarf Michaelmas Daisy

Perennial: Semi-evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Part of the Island series, a group of asters designed for their compact habit and flower power. Attracts bees & butterflies. Nice cut flower, border, pot & rock garden plant. Blooms: summer-fall. Bloom color: deep pink-purple w/yellow center. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

ASTERISCUS maritimus 'Golden Dollar', Mediterranean Beach Daisy ASTERISCUS maritimus 'Golden Dollar'
Mediterranean Beach Daisy

Perennial: Native to coastal bluffs of North Africa & the eastern Mediterranean. Low, spreader that produces dense clumps of gray-green leaves that are slightly fuzzy. Bright-yellow daisy flowers spring through mid-summer. Great addition to coastal gardens & well in sandy soils. It does great in containers as well. The blooms are dense, giving the entire plant a near-solid golden color. Size 8-16" x 8-16". Exp.: full sun. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable ASTILBE japonica 'Deutschland'
False Spiraea

Perennial: Deciduous. Deer resistant. Fern-like leaves carry clusters of tiny flowers in spring-summer. Good cut flower, border and woodland plant. Waterside is okay-tolerates bog. Attracts butterflies. Bloom color: pure white. Size: 1.5-2' x 1.5-2'. Exposure: light sun to shade. Water: moist. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable ASTILBE japonica 'Europa'
False Spiraea

Perennial: Deciduous. Deer resistant. Fern-like leaves carry clusters of tiny flowers in spring-summer. Good cut flower, border and woodland plant. Waterside is okay-tolerates bog. Attracts butterflies. Bloom color: baby pink. Size: 1.5-2' x 1.5-2'. Exposure: light sun to shade. Water: moist. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable ASTILBE x arendsii 'Amethyst'
False Spirea

Perennial: Deciduous. Deer resistant. Fern-like leaves carry clusters of tiny flowers in spring-summer. Good cut flower, border and woodland plant. Waterside is okay-tolerates bog. Attracts butterflies. Bloom color: lavender. Size: 1.5-2' x 1.5-2'. Exposure: light sun to shade. Water: moist. USDA Z4.

ASTILBE x arendsii 'Fanal', False Spiraea, Meadow Sweet ASTILBE x arendsii 'Fanal'
False Spiraea, Meadow Sweet

Perennial: Deciduous. Deer resistant. Fern-like leaves carry clusters of tiny flowers in spring-summer. Good cut flower, border and woodland plant. Waterside is okay-tolerates bog. Attracts butterflies. Bloom color: red. Size: 2 feet x 3 feet. Exposure: light sun to shade. Water: moist. USDA Z6.

ASTILBE x arendsii 'Peach Blossom', False Spiraea, Meadow Sweet ASTILBE x arendsii 'Peach Blossom'
False Spiraea, Meadow Sweet

Perennial: Deciduous. Deer resistant. Fern-like leaves carry clusters of tiny flowers in spring-summer. Good cut flower, border and woodland plant. Waterside is okay-tolerates bog. Attracts butterflies. Bloom color: light pink. Size: 2' x 3'. Exposure: light sun to shade. Water: moist. USDA Z6.

ASTILBE x arendsii 'Rheinland', False Spiraea, Meadow Sweet ASTILBE x arendsii 'Rheinland'
False Spiraea, Meadow Sweet

Perennial: Deciduous. Deer resistant. Fern-like leaves carry clusters of tiny flowers in spring-summer. Good cut flower, border and woodland plant. Waterside is okay-tolerates bog. Attracts butterflies. Bloom color: deep rose. Size: 2' x 3'. Exposure: light sun to shade. Water: moist. USDA Z6.

ASTILBE x arendsii 'White Gloria', False Spiraea, Meadow Sweet ASTILBE x arendsii 'White Gloria'
False Spiraea, Meadow Sweet

Perennial: Deciduous. Deer resistant. Fern-like leaves carry clusters of tiny flowers in spring-summer. Good cut flower, border and woodland plant. Waterside is okay-tolerates bog. Attracts butterflies. Bloom color: creamy white. Size: 2' x 3'. Exposure: light sun to shade. Water: moist. USDA Z6.

ATHYRIUM nipponicum 'Pictum' (A. goeringianum 'Pictum'), Japanese Painted Fern ATHYRIUM nipponicum 'Pictum' (A. goeringianum 'Pictum')
Japanese Painted Fern

Fern: Deciduous perennial. Native of Japan. Pink to burgundy stems carry soft gray-green leaves. The fronds grow to 1.5' long and plant makes a tight, slow spreading clump 1-2' high and 1.5' wide. Exposure: part shade/shade. Water: moist. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable BALLOTA 'All Hallow's Green' (Marrubium)

Evergreen subshrub: Drought tolerant and deer resistant. Nice evergreen border plant primarily grown for its apple green foliage. Shear back to keep plant tidy. Height: 12-18 inches. Width: 12-18 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

BAMBUSA multiplex, Clumping Bamboo BAMBUSA multiplex
Clumping Bamboo

A very beautiful semi-tropical bamboo perfect for hot areas. Gorgeous 1" diameter canes and lush foliage. New culms emerge a sunny bright yellow and are decorated with random green and pink-striping. Wonderful interior plant. Height: 20'. Exposure: sun.

BASIL 'Genovese', Organic Heirloom Basil BASIL 'Genovese'
Organic Heirloom Basil

Heirloom-Pesto lovers unanimously recommend ‘Genovese’ as the best variety for pesto due to its distinctively sweet flavor. Plants are strong producers of dk green, glossy lvs w/a characteristic spoon shape. Yields 7 to 8 cuttings. Though used mainly as a culinary herb, this basil has many therapeutic qualities as well. Biennial herb. Height: 18-24”. Width: 15”. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. (Maturity: 68 days)

BASIL 'Holy' (Sacred, Tulsi, Monk's Basil), Organic Holy Basil BASIL 'Holy' (Sacred, Tulsi, Monk's Basil)
Organic Holy Basil

Sacred Basil sets itself apart w/its pungent aroma & many medicinal properties. Whole lvs are crisp & clove flavored, very cooling in summer salads. Good flavoring vegetable in stir fry & steamed dishes. In additional to many nutritional values, it also has medicinal properties. Excellent pollen & nectar source for bees. Easy to grow. Height: 3 feet. Plant in sun/pt shade. An annual but will last longer w/regular pruning. (Maturity: 75 days)

BASIL 'Italian Large Leaf', Organic Basil BASIL 'Italian Large Leaf'
Organic Basil

Think big! A large leaf Genovese-type basil w/leaves up to 4” long. It is a great selection for pesto & Italian cuisine. This variety has a sweet flavor & when compared to ‘Genovese’, the flavor & scent are sweeter & less clove like. Does well in containers. Very aromatic & popular w/bees, butterflies & chefs! Slow to bolt. Ht: 30”. Width: 8”. Exp: sun/pt shade. (Maturity: 78 days) (Ocimum basilicum ‘Italian Large Leaf’)

Photo unavailable BASIL 'Lemon'
Organic Lemon Basil

A narrow leaf basil native to Southeast Asia with a delightfully strong aroma and lemony flavor. Delicious with fish and in salad dressings. Flowering stalks can be added to bouquets to lend a wonderful lemony fragrance. Small leaf variety. Biennial herb. Height: 18-30”. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z3-9. (Maturity: 60 days) (Ocimum basilicum citriodorum)

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