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Photo unavailable PENSTEMON digitalis 'Husker's Red'
Border or Garden Penstemon, Beard Tongue

Perennial: Semi-evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers, fire and heat. Border plant with tubular flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Long lasting cut flower. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: white. Size: 2.5' x 1.5-2'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z3. PLANT OF THE YEAR-1995!

Photo unavailable PENSTEMON digitalis 'Onyx and Pearls'
Beardtongue

Perennial: Evergreen. Deer, drought & gopher resistant. Named after two polar opposite colors of gemstones, onyx refers to its dark foliage & pearls refers to its soft lavender flowers w/white interiors. From a distance, the flowers look white. Compared to 'Blackbeard', it is taller & fuller w/lighter colored flowers. Good bed/border & cut flower plant. Attracts butterflies & hummers. Blm time: summer-fall. Size: 36-40" x 40". Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: dry. USDA Z3. PPAF

Photo unavailable PENSTEMON hartwegii 'Peptalk Red'
Tubular Belle Rose, Beard Tongue

Perennial: Evergreen. Deer, drought & gopher resistant. The Peptalk series have been bred for their stunning colors, large flowers, really long flowering period, compact habit & beautiful shape. Border & container plant w/tubular flowers that attract butterflies & hummers. Excellent for cut flower arrangements. Blm time: summer-fall. Blm color: bright red w/white throat. Vigorous growth habit. Ht: 12-18". W: 12-18". Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: dry. USDA Z7.

Photo unavailable PENSTEMON heterophyllus 'Blue Springs'
Foothill Penstemon, Blue Bedder Penstemon

Perennial: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. A seed strain from 1969 of the CA native P. heterophyllus. Border and rock garden plant with tubular flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Blooms: summer. Color: cobalt green buds open to vivid blue at maturity. Sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable PENSTEMON heterophyllus 'Electric Blue'
Foothill Penstemon, Blue Bedder Penstemon

Perennial: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Of the California native P. heterophyllus. Border and rock garden plant with tubular flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Blooms: summer. Color: intense gentian blue. Height: 18 inches. Width: 18-24 inches. Sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

PENSTEMON heterophyllus 'Magarita BOP', Foothill Penstemon, Blue Bedder Penstemon PENSTEMON heterophyllus 'Magarita BOP'
Foothill Penstemon, Blue Bedder Penstemon

Perennial: California native. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Border and rock garden plant with tubular flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: sky blue-reddish purple. Height: 2'. Width: 3'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate-dry. USDA Z6.

PENSTEMON hybrida 'Cherry Sparks', Border or Garden Penstemon, Beard Tongue PENSTEMON hybrida 'Cherry Sparks'
Border or Garden Penstemon, Beard Tongue

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought & coast tolerant. Deer & gopher resistant. Fire retardant. This sterile variety is more heat tolerant & hardy than others w/dbl the bloom time! Border plant with tubular flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. A stand out in the garden or showy as a container combo. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: bright cherry red w/white throat. Height: 20". Spread: 20". Exp.: sun. Water: mod. USDA Z5.

PENSTEMON Riding Hood 'Delfts Blue', Border or Garden Penstemon, Beard Tongue PENSTEMON Riding Hood 'Delfts Blue'
Border or Garden Penstemon, Beard Tongue

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought & coast tolerant. Deer & gopher resistant. Fire retardant. Native to the Rocky Mountains & SW US. Flowers are pure blue trumpets, attractive in the border, containers & useful for cutting. Long blooming. An excellent low-maintenance perennial, especially for hot, dry sites. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Blms: spring-fall. Blm color: dp blue. H.t: 24-30". Spd.: 18-24". Exp.: sun. Water: mod. USDA Z3.

PENSTEMON Rose Quartz ('Novapenros'), Border or Garden Penstemon, Beard Tongue PENSTEMON Rose Quartz ('Novapenros')
Border or Garden Penstemon, Beard Tongue

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought & coast tolerant. Deer & gopher resistant. Fire retardant. Border plant with tubular flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. A stand out in the garden or showy as a container combo. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: bright bubblegum-pink w/white throat. Height: 20-24". Spread: 18-20". Exposure.: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z6. PP27,919.

PENSTEMON x mexicali 'Pikes Peak Purple', Border or Garden Penstemon, Beard Tongue PENSTEMON x mexicali 'Pikes Peak Purple'
Border or Garden Penstemon, Beard Tongue

Perennial: Drought and coast tolerant. Deer and gopher resistant. Fire retardant. Border plant with tubular flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom color: violet purple. Height: 15 inches. Width: 12 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. All Sunset zones. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable PENSTEMON x mexicali 'Red Rocks'
Border or Garden Penstemon, Beard Tongue

Perennial: Drought and coast tolerant. Deer and gopher resistant. Fire retardant. Border plant with tubular flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom color: bright rose. Height: 15 inches. Width: 12 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. All Sunset zones. USDA Z8.

PERICALLIS Baby Senetti 'True Blue', PERICALLIS Baby Senetti 'True Blue'

Perennial: The Baby series have a more compact habit and a smaller flower than the original. Blooms are 1.5 inches in diameter & are produced in larger quantities. Great for early season color. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: deep vivid blue. Height: 12-24". Width: 10-14". Protect from frost.

Photo unavailable PERICALLIS hybrid 'Senetti Blue Bicolor'

Perennial: Masses of vividly-hued blooms float above rounded, compact foliage. Great for early season color and as a container or bedding plant. Bloom color: blue-purple w/white center. Height: 16-24". Width: 10-14". Protect from frost.

PERICALLIS hybrid 'Senetti Light Blue Bicolor', PERICALLIS hybrid 'Senetti Light Blue Bicolor'

Perennial: Deer & rabbit resistant. Masses of vividly-hued blms float above rounded, compact foliage. Great for early season color & as a container or bedding plant. Adaptable as a houseplant w/bright light. Thrives in cool weather. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: early spring. Bloom color: light blue w/white center. Height: 12-24". Width: 12-18". Exposure: full sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Protect from frost.

Photo unavailable PEROVSKIA 'Little Spire'

Perennial Subshrub: Deciduous. Drought, deer and coast tolerant. Nice border plant with spike-like clusters of flowers and gray-green foliage. Combines nicely with lavenders. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: lavender blue. Height: 18-24". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z6. PP # 11643

Photo unavailable PEROVSKIA 'Longin'
Longin Russian Sage

Perennial Subshrub: Deciduous. Drought, deer and coast tolerant. Nice border plant with spike-like clusters of flowers. Combines nicely with lavenders. Resembles P. atriplicifolia but shorter in growth. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: lavender blue. Height: 1-2'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z6.

Photo unavailable PEROVSKIA atriplicifolia
Russian Sage

Perennial Subshrub: Deciduous. Drought, deer and coast tolerant. Nice border plant with spike-like clusters of flowers and gray-green foliage. Combines nicely with lavenders. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: lavender blue. Height: 3 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z6.

PEROVSKIA atriplicifolia 'Lacey Blue', Dwarf Russian Sage PEROVSKIA atriplicifolia 'Lacey Blue'
Dwarf Russian Sage

Perennial Subshrub: Deciduous. Drought, deer and coast tolerant. This improved compact & sturdy British introduction forms a bushy mound of fragrant grey-green leaves w/ spike-like clusters of flowers. Great for smaller gardens, borders & mixed containers. Combines nicely with lavenders. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: lavender blue. Height: 18". Width: 24". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4. (PP#20,845)

PETCHOA Supercal 'Light Yellow', Supercal Series Petchoa PETCHOA Supercal 'Light Yellow'
Supercal Series Petchoa

Perennial: Combines the best characteristics of Petunia & Calibrachoa; strong vigor, exceptional flower power & lush foliage. Displays a stunning mass of vibrant flowers. Disease resistant w/no sticky foliage. Ideal for hanging baskets, window boxes, container & mass planting. Blms: spring-fall. Bloom color: light yellow. Height: 10-14". Spread: 12-18". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. Needs good drainage. USDA Z10.

PETCHOA Supercal 'Salmon Glow', Supercal Series Petchoa PETCHOA Supercal 'Salmon Glow'
Supercal Series Petchoa

Perennial: Combines the best characteristics of Petunia and Calibrachoa; strong vigor, exceptional flower power & lush foliage. Displays a stunning mass of vibrant flowers. Disease resistant with no sticky foliage. Ideal for hanging baskets, window boxes, container and mass planting. Blms: spring-fall. Bloom color: soft pink w/yellow throat. Size: 10-14" x 12-18". Exp: sun. Water: mod. Needs good drainage. USDA Z10.

PETCHOA Supercal 'Terracotta', Supercal Series Petchoa PETCHOA Supercal 'Terracotta'
Supercal Series Petchoa

Perennial: Combines the best characteristics of Petunia & Calibrachoa; strong vigor, exceptional flower power & lush foliage. Displays a stunning mass of vibrant flowers. Disease resistant w/no sticky foliage. Ideal for hanging baskets, window boxes, container & mass planting. Blms: spring-fall. Bloom color: shades of pale ylw, apricot & rose-pk. Size: 12-16" x 14-20". Exp: sun. Water: mod. Needs good drainage. USDA Z10.

PETCHOA Supercal 'Violet', Supercal Series Petchoa PETCHOA Supercal 'Violet'
Supercal Series Petchoa

Perennial: Combines the best characteristics of Petunia & Calibrachoa; strong vigor, exceptional flower power & lush foliage. Displays a stunning mass of violet colored flowers. Disease resistant w/no sticky foliage. Ideal for hanging baskets, window boxes, container & mass planting. Blm time: spring-fall. Blm color: violet w/ yellow eye. Size: 10-14" x 12-18". Exp: sun. Water: mod. Needs good drainage. USDA Z10. PP# 24,791

PETCHOA Supercal Premium 'Cinnamon', Supercal Series Petchoa PETCHOA Supercal Premium 'Cinnamon'
Supercal Series Petchoa

Perennial: Combines the best characteristics of Petunia & Calibrachoa; strong vigor, exceptional flower power & lush foliage. Displays a stunning mass of vibrant flowers. Disease resistant w/no sticky foliage. Ideal for hanging baskets, window boxes, container & mass planting. Blms: spring-fall. Blm. color: shades of rusty red-orng w/ylw throat. Size: 14-20" x 14-22". Exp: sun. Water: mod. Needs good drainage. Z10. PPAF

Photo unavailable PETUNIA 'Moonlight Eclipse'
Petunia

Heat tolerant. Deer resistant. A newer variety w/ a mounding growth habit & an outrageously striking color combination. Gives off a unique 'glow in the dark' effect w/ its pale petal edging! It is perfect for hanging baskets, containers or as a ground cover. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Blooms: deep blue to purple flowers w/lime to chartreuse edges. Height: 10-14". Spread: 10-14". Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: mod./wet. USDA Z9. Perennial in mild climates.

PETUNIA axillaris, Wild White Petunia PETUNIA axillaris
Wild White Petunia

Perennial: Deer resistant. An original ancestor of modern Petunias. Large, 2.5” pure white flowers bloom spring through fall. Produces a sweet scent of vanilla and licorice at night making it an essential part of the evening garden. It is perfect for hanging baskets, containers or as a ground cover. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Height: 2'. Width: 2'. Exposure: full sun. Water: moderate/moist. USDA Z9.

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