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CHAMAEMELUM nobile 'Treneague', Chamomile CHAMAEMELUM nobile 'Treneague'
Chamomile

Evergreen perennial: Deer, clay & drought tolerant. This is the non-flowering variety. Good ground cover, rock garden, border, pot & edging plant. Can use as a lawn substitute. Foliage has a very sweet fragrance when crushed or walked on. Size: 3-12" x 12". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8 or <. (syn. ANTHEMIS nobilis 'Treneague').

CHAMAEMELUM nobile 'Treneague', Chamomile CHAMAEMELUM nobile 'Treneague'
Chamomile

Evergreen perennial: Deer, clay & drought tolerant. This is the non-flowering variety. Good ground cover, rock garden, border, pot & edging plant. Can use as a lawn substitute. Foliage has a very sweet fragrance when crushed or walked on. Size: 3-12" x 12". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8 or <. (syn. ANTHEMIS nobilis 'Treneague').

CHRYSANTHEMUM parthenium 'Aureum', Golden Feather CHRYSANTHEMUM parthenium 'Aureum'
Golden Feather

Perennial: Deer & gopher resistant. Drought tolerant. Has daisy-like flower heads over finely cut aromatic golden foliage. Nice cut flower, border, container & accent plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: white with yellow center. Height: 1-3'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z5. (syn. TANACETUM parth. 'Aureum')

CHRYSANTHEMUM parthenium 'Aureum', Golden Feather CHRYSANTHEMUM parthenium 'Aureum'
Golden Feather

Perennial: Deer & gopher resistant. Drought tolerant. Has daisy-like flower heads over finely cut aromatic golden foliage. Nice cut flower, border, container & accent plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: white with yellow center. Height: 1-3'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z5. (syn. TANACETUM parth. 'Aureum')

Photo unavailable CISTANTHE grandiflora 'Jazz Time'
Rock Purslane

Perennial: Deer resistant. Drought & heat tolerant. Native to Chile. Good ground cover for tough dry areas. Also great in rock gardens, borders or containers. Of the Portulaca family. It has rubbery, blue-green succulent folg. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: bright magenta-violet. Size: 1’ x 2-3'. Exposure.: sun. Water: mod./dry. USDA Z8. (commonly sold as Calandrinia grandiflora in the industry but it is really CISTANTHE)

CISTANTHE grandiflora (formerly sold as CALANDRINIA spectabilis), Rock Purslane CISTANTHE grandiflora (formerly sold as CALANDRINIA spectabilis)
Rock Purslane

Perennial: Deer resistant. Drought & heat tolerant. Native to Chile. Good ground cover for tough dry areas. Also great in rock gardens, borders or containers. Of the Portulaca family. It has rubbery, blue-green succulent folg. Blm. time: summer-fall. Blm. color: bt. magenta-violet. Ht.: 12-18". Width: 3-4'. Exp.: sun. Water: mod./dry. USDA Z8. (commonly sold as CALANDRINIA spectabilis in the industry but it is really CISANTHE)

CISTANTHE grandiflora (formerly sold as CALANDRINIA spectabilis), Rock Purslane CISTANTHE grandiflora (formerly sold as CALANDRINIA spectabilis)
Rock Purslane

Perennial: Deer resistant. Drought & heat tolerant. Native to Chile. Good ground cover for tough dry areas. Also great in rock gardens, borders or containers. Of the Portulaca family. It has rubbery, blue-green succulent folg. Blm. time: summer-fall. Blm. color: bt. magenta-violet. Ht.: 12-18". Width: 3-4'. Exp.: sun. Water: mod./dry. USDA Z8. (commonly sold as CALANDRINIA spectabilis in the industry but it is really CISANTHE)

Photo unavailable COLEUS 'Dark Star'
SOLENOSTEMON scutellarioides 'Dark Star'

Perennial treated as an Annual: This vegetatively propagated coleus is bred for SUN tolerance, better foliage, ease in growing & less blooms than the seed types of the past. Great for beds, borders & containers. Thrives in moist spots in moist, rich well-draining soil. Dark puple leaves. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. Height: 10-14". Exposure: sun/shade. Deer resistant. USDA Z10.

COLEUS Color Clouds 'Valentine', Coleus COLEUS Color Clouds 'Valentine'
Coleus

Perennial treated as an Annual: Deer resistant. This coleus is bred for SUN tolerance, better foliage, growing ease & less blooms than the seed types of the past. Great for pots & borders where it brings instant color. This is the reddest red trailing Coleus ever. The trailing stems root where they land. Height: 10". Spread: 30" Exposure: part shade/shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z10.

Photo unavailable COLOCASIA esculenta 'Black Ruffles'
Elephant's Ear, Giant Taro, Ape Flower

Tuberous Perennial: Heat and cold tolerant. Resistant to deer, disease, heat, insects and mildew. Has large heart-shaped rich purple-black leaves with ruffled edges over deep plum stems. Border, container, water, and houseplant. Arching, tall, upright growth habit. Height: 4-5 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moist. USDA Z-9.

Photo unavailable COMMELINA coelestis 'Hopley's Variegated'
Dayflower, Blue Spiderwort

Tuberous Perennial: Drought tolerant. Clay tolerant. Produces showy 1" three-petaled blooms that last just a day, but are steadily produced in great numbers summer-fall. Creamy-green variegated foliage. Clump forming. Versatile and easy to grow in dry or moist soil. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom color: brilliant sky blue with bright yellow anthers. Size: 12-18" x 18". Exposure: sun/part shade. USDA Z7.

Photo unavailable CONVOLVULUS cneorum
Silverbush, Bush Morning Glory

Perennial: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Evergreen plant with funnel-shaped flowers. Rock garden, border and container plant. Attracts hummingbirds. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: white (rarely pink) with yellow throat. Size: 2-4' x 2-3'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8. (Sunset zones, 7-9, 14-24)

CONVOLVULUS cneorum, Silverbush, Bush Morning Glory CONVOLVULUS cneorum
Silverbush, Bush Morning Glory

Perennial: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Evergreen plant with funnel-shaped flowers. Rock garden, border and container plant. Attracts hummingbirds. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: white (rarely pink) with yellow throat. Size: 2-4' x 2-3'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8. (Sunset zones, 7-9, 14-24)

Photo unavailable CONVOLVULUS sabatius 'Compacta'
Dwarf Ground Morning Glory

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. A compact form of the species. Creates a low, trailing mat of round green leaves, bearing a long display of funnel-shaped lavender blue flowers. Excellent for rock gardens or edging, particularly in hot sunny areas. Also good container, hanging basket or ground cover plant. Combines nicely w/Helianthemum & Cerastium. Attracts hummingbirds. Blm time: summer-fall. Size: 8" x 12". Exp.: sun/light shade. Water: mod. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable CONVOLVULUS sabatius 'Compacta'
Dwarf Ground Morning Glory

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. A compact form of the species. Creates a low, trailing mat of round green leaves, bearing a long display of funnel-shaped lavender blue flowers. Excellent for rock gardens or edging, particularly in hot sunny areas. Also good container, hanging basket or ground cover plant. Combines nicely w/Helianthemum & Cerastium. Attracts hummingbirds. Blm time: summer-fall. Size: 8" x 12". Exp.: sun/light shade. Water: mod. USDA Z8.

CONVOLVULUS sabatius (C. mauratanicus), Ground Morning Glory CONVOLVULUS sabatius (C. mauratanicus)
Ground Morning Glory

Perennial: Fire retardant. Rock garden, container, hanging basket and ground cover plant. Combines nicely with Helianthemum and Cerastium. Attracts hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: lavender blue. Size: 1' x 3'. Exposure: sun or light shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z8.

COREOPSIS 'Jethro Tull', Fluted Tickseed COREOPSIS 'Jethro Tull'
Fluted Tickseed

Perennial: Deer and rabbit resistant. Attracts bees and butterflies. Drought tolerant. A cross between 'Zamphir' and 'Early Sunrise', it has broader fluted petals, a compact habit and an extended flowering season. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: yellow. Height: 12-18". Width: 18-24". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate-dry. USDA Z5. PP#18789.

COREOPSIS auriculata 'Nana', Mouse Ear Coreopsis, Dwarf Coreopsis, Tickseed COREOPSIS auriculata 'Nana'
Mouse Ear Coreopsis, Dwarf Coreopsis, Tickseed

Perennial: Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Good cut flower, border, ground cover, edging and container plant. Seeds attracts birds, flowers attract bees & butterflies. Bloom time: spring - fall. Bloom color: orange yellow. Size: 6" x 12-18". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable COREOPSIS Big Bang 'Mercury Rising'
Tickseed

Perennial: Tolerates deer and drought. The Big Bang series has gorgeous colors, great vigor, nonstop blooms that require no deadheading, a compact habit & large blooms. Good bedding, border, cut flower, ground cover, edging & pot plant. Attracts bees & butterflies. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: rose red with a yellow center. Height: 15-18 inches. Width: 20-36 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5. PP #24,689

Photo unavailable COREOPSIS Big Bang 'Star Cluster'
Tickseed (PP #23,035)

Perennial: Tolerates deer & drought. The Big Bang series has gorgeous colors, great vigor, nonstop blooms that require no deadheading, a compact habit & large blooms. Good bedding, border, cut flower, ground cover, edging & pot plant. Attracts bees & butterflies. Blooms: summer to fall. Color: creamy white w/a deep purple edge & patch at the base of the petal with a yellow center. Ht: 15-18 in. Width: 20-36 in. Sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable COREOPSIS grandiflora 'Solar Jewel' (='MVNC1902')
Tickseed

Perennial: Tolerates deer, heat, drought and humidity. The Solar series have a neat, mounded habit, very healthy foliage, continuous and abundant blooms & high disease resistance. Good cut flower, container and border plant. Attracts butterflies and bees. Bloom time: late spring-fall. Bloom color: bright red with yellow-orange margins. Rounded, bushy habit. Height: 20 inches. Width: 18 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

Photo unavailable COREOPSIS grandiflora 'Solar Moon' (='MVNC1906')
Tickseed

Perennial: Tolerates deer, heat, drought and humidity. The Solar series have a neat, mounded habit, very healthy foliage, continuous and abundant blooms and high disease resistance. Good cut flower and border plant. Attracts butterflies and bees. Bloom time: late spring-fall. Bloom color: soft yellow with dark red heart and gold. Rounded, bushy habit. Height: 20 inches. Width: 18 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

Photo unavailable COREOPSIS grandiflora Solanna 'Golden Sphere' (='DCOREO16')
Tickseed

Perennial: Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Well branched and self-cleaning variety with double golden spheres of flowers. Good cut flower, cottage, container and border plant. Attracts butterflies and bees. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: golden yellow. Compact, mounded growth habit. Height: 12-18 inches. Width: 20-24 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4. USPP #25,241

COREOPSIS grandiflora Sunny Day (='Balcorsunay'), Tickseed COREOPSIS grandiflora Sunny Day (='Balcorsunay')
Tickseed

Perennial: Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Produces a minimal amount of seed allowing for continuous bloom all summer, until the 1st hard frost. A low maintenance selection. Will continue to rebloom if spent flowers are removed. Bloom color: large, single golden-yellow. Good cut flower & border plant. Attracts butterflies and bees. Height: 18". Spread: 14". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z5. PP17,405.

COREOPSIS lanceolata 'Early Sunrise', Tickseed COREOPSIS lanceolata 'Early Sunrise'
Tickseed

Perennial: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Flowering time late spring - fall. Nice border plant. Bloom color: double yellow. Height: 1-2 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z3.

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