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Photo unavailable CORDYLINE australis 'Paso Doble' (Dancing Series)
Torbay Palm

Subtropical Tree: Evergreen. Deer resistant. Coastal tolerant. Colorful, strap-like foliage are a mix of brilliant pink with dark purple variegation. Great border, bedding and container plant. Blooms: insignificant, creamy white. Height: 5 feet. Width: 3-4 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Prefers good drainage. Drought tolerant but is lusher with regular water. Water: moderate. USDA Z8. PP #29,714

CORREA 'Ivory Bells', Australian Fuchsia CORREA 'Ivory Bells'
Australian Fuchsia

Shrub: Evergreen perennial has hanging bell-shaped flowers. Good for pots, borders, ground cover on banks and/or slopes. Bloom time: winter-summer. Bloom color: creamy white. Height: 1.5-2'. Width: 3-4'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Does not like phosphorus, do not over fertilize with it! USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable CORREA 'Wyn's Wonder'
Variegated Australian Fuchsia

Shrub: Evergreen. Dense, velvety olive leaves with cream variegation densly cover this low evergreen shrub; when massed it is a good ground cover; rose pink bell shaped flowers emerge in late winter and dangle at the end of the branches. Drought tolerant once established. Great in mass plantings. Size: 2-3' x 3'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: mod. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable CUPHEA 'Hummingbird's Lunch'
Cigar Plant

Bright, showy, two-toned cherry red flowers are contrasted by bright yellow tips. Well-branched, natural mounding habit. Loves the heat so can tolerate dry locations but must be in well draining soil. Exposure: full sun/partial shade. Attracts hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees. Great in houses, hanging baskets, beds,and borders. Bloom time: early spring to fall. Height: 18-24”. Width: 24-36”. USAD Z8. PP 32,525.

CUPHEA FloriGlory 'Diana', Mexican Heather CUPHEA FloriGlory 'Diana'
Mexican Heather

Subshrub: Drought & heat tolerant. Evergreen. Talk about real flower power! More floriferous than older varieties. 2018 AAS Winner, praised for its larger flowers, impressive number of flowers & darker, more intensely colored magenta blooms. Provides season-long color for your borders, hanging baskets & containers. Bloom time: summer-fall. Height: 10-12". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z10.

Photo unavailable CUPHEA hyssopifolia 'Limelight'
False Heather, Mexican Heather, Elfin Herb

Subshrub: Evergreen perennial with tiny flowers and beautiful lime green or chartreuse foliage. Use in containers, small borders or as a ground cover. Attracts bees and butterflies. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: white. Height: 12-18 inches. Width: 18-24 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z8-11.

Photo unavailable CUPHEA hyssopifolia Cubano 'Cristo'
False Heather, Mexican Heather, Cigar Flower

Subshrub: Evergreen perennial with tiny, tubular flowers. When seen close up, the flower looks like a mouse face. Thrives in heat. Use in containers, small borders, or as a ground cover. Attracts pollinators. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: magenta. Height: 12-18 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z10.

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