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PARAHEBE linifolia (syn. HEBE, VERONICA linifolia), PARAHEBE linifolia (syn. HEBE, VERONICA linifolia)

Subshrub: Native to New Zealand. Growth is small, well branched and inclined to sprawl. Good for rock gardens. Saucer-shaped white or pale rose flowers with deeper veins appear in spring and fall. Attracts butterflies. Height: 6-10 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z8-11.

Photo unavailable PHILADELPHUS x purpureomaculatus 'Belle Etoile'
Mock Orange

Shrub: Deciduous. Arching growth habit. Great for borders, hedge or woodlands. Very fragrant flowers. After flowering, cut old growth back to young shoots. Attracts butterflies. Flowering time: spring-summer. Bloom color: 2.5" white with red blotch. Size: 4-6' x 8'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

PHLOMIS 'Edward Bowles', Jerusalem Sage PHLOMIS 'Edward Bowles'
Jerusalem Sage

Perennial Shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. A hybrid between P. fruticosa & P. russeliana. Evergreen plant with felted, lance-shaped foliage. Excellent ground cover, border, bank and rock garden plant. The hooded, bright yellow flowers appear in summer-fall. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Size: 3-4' x 3'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Little summer water. USDA Z4-10.

Photo unavailable PHLOMIS bovei ssp maroccana

Perennial Shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Evergreen plant with woolly, lance-shaped foliage that forms a mound, from which tall woolly stems grow with lipped lilac-pink flowers. Excellent ground cover, border, bank and rock garden plant. Bloom time: summer-fall. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Size: 3-5' x 1-3'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Little summer water. USDA Z9.

PHLOMIS fruticosa, Jerusalem Sage PHLOMIS fruticosa
Jerusalem Sage

Perennial Shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Evergreen plant with furry, lance-shaped foliage. Excellent ground cover, border, bank and rock garden plant. The hooded, bright yellow flowers appear in summer-fall. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Size: 3-4' x 3-4'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Little summer water. USDA Z4-10.

Photo unavailable PHLOMIS italica
Balearic Island Sage

Perennial Shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Evergreen plant with woolly, lance-shaped foliage that forms a mound, from which tall woolly stems grow with lipped lilac-pink flowers. Excellent ground cover, border, bank and rock garden plant. Bloom time: summer-fall. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Size: 1-2' x 2-4'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Little summer water.

Photo unavailable PHLOMIS lanata
Jerusalem Sage

Perennial Shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Evergreen plant with soft, rounded foliage. Excellent ground cover, border, bank and rock garden plant. The hooded, bright yellow flowers appear in summer-fall. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Size: 3' x 4'. Exposure: sun/part shade.

Photo unavailable PHLOMIS purpurea
Purple Phlomis

Perennial Shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Evergreen plant with furry, heart-shaped foliage. Excellent ground cover, border, bank and rock garden plant. The hooded, rosy-lavender flowers appear in summer-fall. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Native to Spain . Height : 4-6' Width: 4-6' Exposure: sun/light shade. Little summer water. USDA Z4-10.

PHLOMIS russelliana, Sticky Jerusalem Sage PHLOMIS russelliana
Sticky Jerusalem Sage

Perennial Shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Evergreen plant with furry, heart-shaped foliage. Excellent ground cover, border, bank and rock garden plant. The hooded, butter yellow flowers appear in summer-fall. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Native to Asia minor. Size: 3' x 2'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Little summer water. USDA Z4-10. (syn. P. viscosa)

Photo unavailable PHLOMIS samia
Greek Jerusalem Sage

Perennial Shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Evergreen plant with furry, heart-shaped foliage. Excellent ground cover, border, bank and rock garden plant. The hooded, rosy-lavender flowers appear in summer-fall. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Height : 3-4' Width: 3' Exposure: sun/light shade. Little summer water. USDA Z7-10.

Photo unavailable PHYSOCARPUS opulifolius 'Dart's Gold'
Ninebark

Shrub: Deciduous. A hardy garden accent shrub with showy golden leaves all season long, small white flowers followed by showy reddish fruit, and interesting peeling papery bark for winter effect; extremely tough and durable, best foliage color is achieved in full sun. Good for cut flowers & branches. Easy to grow & adapts to many soils. Tolerates clay. Size: 4-5' x 4-5'. Water: mod. Exposure: sun-part shade. USDA Z3.

Photo unavailable PHYSOCARPUS opulifolius 'Red Baron'
Ninewest

Shrub: Deciduous. A hardy garden accent shrub with showy dark burgundy leaves all season long, small white/pink flowers followed by showy reddish fruit, and interesting peeling papery bark for winter effect; extremely tough and durable, best foliage color is achieved in full sun. Good for cut flowers & branches. Easy to grow & adapts to many soils. Tolerates clay. Size: 8-6'. Water: mod. Exposure: sun-part shade. USDA Z3.

Photo unavailable PIERIS hybrid 'Forest Flame'

Shrub: Evergreen. Prefers moist, acidic soil. Good for hedging. Very suiting for a woodland garden. Vibrant red new growth that turns golden and eventually matures to dark green. Blooms in large clusters. Blooms: spring. Color: white. Growth habit: mounding. Ht:4-8 ft. Exposure: part sun/shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5-8

Photo unavailable PIERIS japonica 'Cavatine'

Dwarf Shrub: Evergreen. Prefers moist, acidic soil. Great as a border plant in the front of a landscape. Dark green folliage and blooms in large clusters. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: spring. Color: white. Growth habit: compact/rounding. Ht: 2 ft. Exposure: part sun/shade. Water: moderate to dry. USDA Z5-8

Photo unavailable PIERIS japonica 'Cupido'

Shrub: Evergreen. Prefers moist, acidic soil. Great in landscapes as a border plant. Dark green folliage with settle yellow trim around the borders of the leaves. Blooms in large clusters. Blooms: spring. Color: baby pink to white. Growth habit: mounding. Ht: 3-4 ft. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5-8

Photo unavailable PIERIS japonica 'Katsura'
Lily of the Valley, Japanese Pieris

Shrub: Deer resistant. Evergreen, well-branched & very floriferous. Beautiful, wine-red new foliage flushing continuously throughout the season turning dark green w/age. Slightly fragrant, rose-pink bell-shaped flowers appear early spring-summer. Use in foundation plantings, mixed borders, specimen, mass plantings & patio pots. Makes a stunning addition to a Japanese themed garden. Size: 4-5' x 4-5'. Best in part-shade. USDA Z5. USPP#15,452

Photo unavailable PIERIS japonica 'Little Heath'
Dwarf Lily of the Valley

Shrub: Evergreen. Dwarf variety. A favorite for rock gardens or small spaces, this neat, compact shrub forms a globe shape. Has yellow-green variegation on the margins of the gray-green leaves & the new leaves are pink. Showy clusters of small, white, bell-shaped flowers add to the beauty in spring. Also great for use as a low hedge, foundation plant, or container plant. Size: 2-3' x 2-3'. Exposure: part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable PIERIS japonica 'Mountain Fire'

Shrub: Evergreen. Prefers moist, acidic soil. Drought tolerant. Great in landscapes as a backround plant or a foundational plant. Very suiting for a woodland garden. Dark green folliage with vibrant red new growth. Blooms in large clusters. Blooms: spring. Color: white. Growth habit: mounding. Ht: 8-10 ft. Exposure: part shade/sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z5-8

Photo unavailable PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium
Tawhiwhi, Kohuhu

Tree: Evergreen. Drought, deer, fire and coast tolerant. Good screen or hedge plant. Has slender black twigs with shiny oval, wavy-edged leaves. Blooms: spring-summer. Bloom color: dark purple, fragrant. Height as free standing tree: 40', can be kept at 10-12' for hedging. Exposure: sun or light shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9 or <.

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Elfin', Tawhiwhi PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Elfin'
Tawhiwhi

Tree: Evergreen. A dwarf form of the Pittosporum tenuifolium. Drought, deer, fire and coast tolerant. Good hedge plant. Has slender black twigs and stems that contrast with silvery green leaves. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: purple, fragrant. Height: 24" Width: 24". Exposure: sun/light shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9 or <.

Photo unavailable PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Gold Star'
Tawhiwhi, Kohuhu

Tree: Evergreen. Drought, deer, fire & coast tolerant. Good screen or hedge plant. Has slender red stems with shiny oval, wavy-edged leaves of gold & green with a cream center. Blooms: spring-summer. Color: lilac, fragrant. Compact growth habit. Grows slowly & can takes well to pruning. Ht: 5-10'. W: 3-4'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9 or <.

Photo unavailable PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Harley Botanica'
Tawhiwhi

Tree: Evergreen. Drought, deer, fire and coast tolerant. Good hedge or screen plant. Has slender black twigs and stems that contrast with bright green and white/yellow variegated leaves. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: purple, fragrant. Height: 10-15' Width: 10-15'. Exposure: sun/light shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9 or <.

Photo unavailable PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Irene Patterson'
Kohuhu

Tree: Evergreen. Drought, deer, fire & coast tolerant. Native to Australia. Attractive marbled pale green & silver folg. are contrasted against slender black stems. The new growth is a creamy white color, creating a striking lit-up effect. Lvs turn greener as they mature. Good hedge or screen plant due to its “shape-ability”. Blooms: spring-summer. Bloom color: purple, fragrant. Size: 4-5' x 4-5'. Exp.: sun/light shade. Water: mod./dry. Z8.

Photo unavailable PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Ivory Sheen'

Tree: Evergreen. Drought, deer, fire and coast tolerant. Native to Australia. A variegated form of P. 'Silver Sheen'. It has a more dainty quality. Good hedge or screen plant. Extremely compact growth habit with stunning ivory & green variegated foliage. Stems are dark brownish black. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: purple, fragrant. Height: 6-10'. Width: 4'. Exposure: sun/light shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Jade'
Tawhiwhi, Kohuhu

Tree: Evergreen. Drought, deer, fire & coast tolerant. Native to New Zealand. A new selection bearing clear jade-green oval leaves which contrasts well against it’s darker stems. More compact habit than the straight species. Good screen or hedge plant. Blooms: spring-summer. Bloom color: purple, fragrant. Height: 6-8'. Width: 5-6'. Exposure: sun or light shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9 or <.

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