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PHLOX subulata 'Emerald Cushion Blue', Moss Pink, Moss Phlox or Mountain Phlox PHLOX subulata 'Emerald Cushion Blue'
Moss Pink, Moss Phlox or Mountain Phlox

Perennial: Evergreen. Fairly drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Rock garden and ground cover plant. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Blooms profusely in spring-summer with star-shaped flowers. Bloom color: pale lavender blue. Height: 4-6 inches. Width: 24 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z3.

Photo unavailable PHLOX subulata 'Snowflake'
Moss Pink, Moss Phlox or Mountain Phlox

Perennial: Evergreen. Fairly drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Loose clusters of large star-shaped flowers cover the top of this mat-forming creeper for a long period. Good groundcover, in bank plantings or in rock gardens. Spectacular when cascading over walls. Attracts butterflies & hummers. Blms: spring-summer. Blm color: white. Size: 4-6" x 24". Exp.: sun. Water: mod./dry. USDA Z3.

Photo unavailable PHYLA nodiflora 'Tesla' (Lippia repens 'Tesla')
Lippia, Frogfruit

Perennial: Evergreen, deer, drought & fire toler. CA native. Part of Greenlee Meadow Collection. Very good lawn substitute, especially in difficult spots, can take foot traffic. Especially useful in heavy traffic areas & for erosion control. Ht: 2". Plant 2’ apart for a quick, dense, creeping turf. Attracts bees, butterflies & other beneficials. Tolerates clay, sand & loamy soils. Blms: spring-fall. Blm color lav.-pk. Exp.: sun. Wtr: mod./dry. Z8.

Photo unavailable PLANTAGO subnuda
Tall Coastal Plantain, Naked Plantain

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Deer resist. CA native found in wet & moist habitat types, often in coastal areas. Tolerates clay, loam & sandy soils. Grows to 6" tall & its seed stalks, which are extremely striking, stand 1' tall. Pk veined lvs are attractively arranged in a low-growing rosette. Seeds are edible & reseed readily. Larval host plant for butterflies. Blm color: grn-brwn. Exp.: sun/prt shade. Additional water during dry summer months.

PLECOSTACHYS serpyliifolia, Petite Licorice PLECOSTACHYS serpyliifolia
Petite Licorice

Subshrub: Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Spreading ground cover with small silver leaved foliage. Trim to keep tidy. Good in containers and hanging baskets. Attracts butterflies. Size: 1-1.5 feet x 3 feet. Bloom color: pink. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9. (syn. HELICHRYSUM microcephalum)

Photo unavailable PLECTRANTHUS 'Guacamole'

Tender perennial. Lovely scalloped lvs & trailing habit are perfect for hanging baskets or containers. Deep purple steams w/distinctive green & golden yellow foliage adding a nice dimension of color. Makes an attractive houseplants.. Blm time: summer-winter. Exp.: pt shade/shade. Likes rich moist soils.Size: 18-24" x 18-24". Z10.

Photo unavailable PLECTRANTHUS 'Little Lavender'

Tender perennial. Grows to 2-3' in height and width. Rich green foliage, purple tones may be enhanced, with increased light exposure. Bloom color: lavender. Partial to full shade. Likes rich moist soils. Hardy to 30-40 F.

Photo unavailable PLECTRANTHUS ciliatus

Tender perennial. Rich green foliage with purple undersides. Bloom color: pink. Bloom time: summer-winter. Exposure: part shade/shade. Likes rich moist soils. Height: 1 foot. Spread: 2-3 feet. USDA Z10.

PLECTRANTHUS ciliatus 'Lemon Twist', PLECTRANTHUS ciliatus 'Lemon Twist'

Tender perennial. Lovely scalloped lvs & trailing habit are perfect for hanging baskets or containers. Lvs emerge chartreuse in spring, turning green in color w/distinctive ylw edges the rest of the year adding a nice dimension of color. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. Makes an attractive houseplants.. Blm time: summer-winter. Exp.: pt shade/shade. Likes rich moist soils. Ht: 10". Spd.: 24-36". Z10.

PLECTRANTHUS forsteri 'Variegata', PLECTRANTHUS forsteri 'Variegata'

Evergreen, bushy perennial with scalloped oval leaves that have a white margin. Good ground cover & pot plant. Blooms: summer. Irregular flowers are tubular, white to pale mauve. Size: 2'+ x 2'+. Exposure: sun Water: moderate. (Have some reports of new growth from roots in cold climates.) USDA Z10. (syn. P. coleoides 'Variegata')

Photo unavailable PLUMBAGO 'White'
Cape Leadwort

Perennial: Semi-evergreen shrub with clusters of phlox-like flowers. Drought & clay tolerant. Deer resistant. Native to South Africa. Good border, bank, background and filler plant. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: large white. Makes a mounding shrub or a vine if tied and given support. Attracts butterflies. Shrub size: 6' x 6-10'. Vine height: 12' or more. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: dry. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable POLEMONIUM 'Bressingham Purple'
Jacob's Ladder

Perennial: Deer resistant. Border, woodland, container & rock garden plant with clusters of bell-shaped flowers on burgundy stems. Forms a compact, lush mound of deep green, ferny foliage, which takes on dark purple tones in spring & fall. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: deep electric lavender-blue. Size: 12-15" x 8-12". Exposure: shade/part shade. Water: moist. USDA Z4. Blooms of Bressingham. USPP#15367

Photo unavailable POLEMONIUM caeruleum 'Brise d'Anjou'
Variegated Jacob's Ladder

Perennial: Deer resistant. Border, woodland, container & rock garden plant with clusters of bell-shaped flowers. Differs from others due to the lovely variegated creamy foliage. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: violet-blue. Size: 18-24" x 18-24". Exposure: shade/part shade. Water: moist. USDA Z2-9. Blooms of Bressingham. (PP#9781)

Photo unavailable POLEMONIUM reptans 'Stairway to Heaven'
POLEMONIUM reptans 'Touch of Class', Variegated Jacob's Ladder POLEMONIUM reptans 'Touch of Class'
Variegated Jacob's Ladder

Perennial: Deer resistant. The pink tinted, green and white foliage in the spring, is covered with masses of sky blue flowers in early summer. They prefer moist but well-drained, humus-rich soil with some shade from the heat of the day, especially in warmer climates. Great in borders and containers. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Size: 15-18" x 15-18". Water: mod-moist. Exposure: part shade-shade. USDA Z3.

Photo unavailable POLEMONIUM yezoense 'Purple Rain Strain'
Jacob's Ladder

Perennial: Deer resistant. Border, woodland, container & rock garden plant with clusters of bell-shaped flowers on burgundy stems. Forms a compact, lush mound of deep green,ferny foliage, which takes on dark purple tones in spring & fall. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: llavender-blue. Size: 18-24" x 15-18". Exposure: shade/part shade. Water: moist. USDA Z4-9.

Photo unavailable PORTULACARIA afra 'Red Stem'
Photo unavailable POTENTILLA gracilis
Graceful or Slender Cinquefoil

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. California native. Tolerates deer, drought & clay. Forms a mound of dark green foliage topped w/sunshine ylw blooms on upright slender stems. Good container or rock garden plant or for lightly shaded patios & decks. Will tolerate full sun in cooler climates but prefers morning sun only or light shade all day. Attracts butterflies & bees. Bloom time: spring-summer. Size: 8-12" x 12-15". Water: dry. USDA Z3

PRIMULA vulgaris Primlet 'Golden Shades', Primrose, English Primrose PRIMULA vulgaris Primlet 'Golden Shades'
Primrose, English Primrose

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Bog tolerant. Produces fragrant flowers that resemble mini-roses. Primlet Gold has the strongest scent in the series. Good for pots, borders, woodland settings, edges and windowsills. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: spring. Bloom color: gold. Size: 6" x 8". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z6.

PRIMULA vulgaris Primlet 'Lemon Shades', Primrose, English Primrose PRIMULA vulgaris Primlet 'Lemon Shades'
Primrose, English Primrose

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Bog tolerant. Produces fragrant flowers that resemble mini-roses. Good for pots, borders, woodland settings, edges and windowsills. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: spring. Bloom color: soft yellow w/darker yellow center. Size: 6" x 8". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z6.

PRIMULA vulgaris Primlet 'Purple', Primrose, English Primrose PRIMULA vulgaris Primlet 'Purple'
Primrose, English Primrose

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Bog tolerant. Produces fragrant flowers that resemble mini-roses. Primlet Purple is the most vigorous in the series. Good for pots, borders, woodland settings, edges & windowsills. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: spring. Color: bright magenta-violet with yellow eye. Size: 6" x 8". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z6.

PRIMULA vulgaris Primlet 'Scarlet', Primrose, English Primrose PRIMULA vulgaris Primlet 'Scarlet'
Primrose, English Primrose

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Bog tolerant. Produces fragrant flowers that resemble mini-roses. Good for pots, borders, woodland settings, edges and windowsills. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: spring. Bloom color: scarlet red. Size: 6" x 8". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z6.

PRIMULA vulgaris Primlet 'Sunrise', Primrose, English Primrose PRIMULA vulgaris Primlet 'Sunrise'
Primrose, English Primrose

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Bog tolerant. Produces fragrant flowers that resemble mini-roses. Good for pots, borders, woodland settings, edges and windowsills. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: spring. Bloom color: warm yellow & soft orange bicolor have a slight picotee and vein pattern. Size: 6" x 8". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z6.

PRIMULA vulgaris Primlet 'White', Primrose, English Primrose PRIMULA vulgaris Primlet 'White'
Primrose, English Primrose

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Bog tolerant. Produces fragrant flowers that resemble mini-roses. Good for pots, borders, woodland settings, edges and windowsills. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: spring. Bloom color: light cream. Size: 6" x 8". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z6.

PRUNELLA 'Light Blue', Self Heal PRUNELLA 'Light Blue'
Self Heal

Perennial Herb: Rock garden, ground cover, edging & border plant. Nice under shrubs. Attracts bees & insects. Blooms: summer. Color: light blue. Height: 4-12". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Tolerant of clay. USDA Z3. (This plant was given to us and the bloom color is unlike any other and truly unique.)

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