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Photo unavailable SANTOLINA virens 'Lemon Fizz'
Cotton Lavender

Evergreen shrub: Distinctive chartreuse, thread-like foliage that is dramatically different from the common grey & green leaved ones. Really good color for winter interest! Use in containers, borders, edges, rock garden & low hedges. Needs well-draining area. Has rounded button-like flowers & aromatic foliage. Blm time: summer. Blm color: soft yellow. Size: 12" x 18". Compact, mounding. Exp: sun/lt. shade. Water: moderate/dry.

SPIRAEA 'Magic Carpet', Bridal Wreath SPIRAEA 'Magic Carpet'
Bridal Wreath

Shrub of the rose family with bronze tipped foliage. Winter deciduous. Deer resistant. Clay tolerant. Good cut flower, border, ground cover & back ground plant. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: summer. Height: 15-18". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z3. (PP#9363) (syn. S. japonica 'Magic Carpet', S. japonica 'Walbuma').

Photo unavailable SPIRAEA japonica 'Goldflame'
Japanese Spiraea

Shrub of the rose family with bronze tipped foliage. Winter deciduous. Deer resistant. Clay tolerant. Good cut flower, border and back ground plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: pink. Height: 3-4 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

SPIRAEA nipponica 'Snowmound', Japanese Spiraea SPIRAEA nipponica 'Snowmound'
Japanese Spiraea

Shrub of the rose family. Winter deciduous. Deer resistant. Clay tolerant. Good border and back ground plant. Cut stems with blossoms create stunning flower arrangements. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: white. Height: 2-4'. Width: 2-4'. Exposure: sun/light shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable SYRINGA vulgaris 'Congo'
French Hybrid Lilac

Deciduous shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Early, compact & round. Very fragrant and free flowering. Good cut flower. Attracts butterflies & hummers. Blooms: spring-summer. Bloom color: wine red, single. Remove spent flower heads, prune out crowded branches. Height: 10'. Exposure: sun. Water during growing & blooming season. USDA Z2.

Photo unavailable SYRINGA vulgaris 'Sensation'
French Hybrid Lilac

Deciduous shrub: Drought & deer tolerant. Large, two-toned flowers! Excellent fragrance & cut flower. Attracts butterflies & hummers. Blooms: spring-summer. Bloom color: wine-red w/ white edges. Size: 10' x 8'. Remove spent flower heads, prune out crowded branches. Exposure: sun. Water during growing & blooming season. USDA Z2.

TEUCRIUM chamaedrys, Wall Germander TEUCRIUM chamaedrys
Wall Germander

Perennial Herb or Subshrub: Drought tolerant once established. Deer resistant. Nice evergreen rock garden, ground cover, border and hedge plant. Attracts butterflies. Tolerates coast. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: red-purple. Size: 1-2' x 1-2'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

TEUCRIUM chamaedrys, Wall Germander TEUCRIUM chamaedrys
Wall Germander

Perennial Herb or Subshrub: Drought tolerant once established. Deer resistant. Nice evergreen rock garden, ground cover, border and hedge plant. Attracts butterflies. Tolerates coast. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: red-purple. Size: 1-2' x 1-2'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

TEUCRIUM chamaedrys, Wall Germander TEUCRIUM chamaedrys
Wall Germander

Perennial Herb or Subshrub: Drought tolerant once established. Deer resistant. Nice evergreen rock garden, ground cover, border and hedge plant. Attracts butterflies. Tolerates coast. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: red-purple. Size: 1-2' x 1-2'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

TEUCRIUM chamaedrys, Wall Germander TEUCRIUM chamaedrys
Wall Germander

Perennial Herb or Subshrub: Drought tolerant once established. Deer resistant. Nice evergreen rock garden, ground cover, border and hedge plant. Attracts butterflies. Tolerates coast. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: red-purple. Size: 1-2' x 1-2'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

TEUCRIUM chamaedrys, Wall Germander TEUCRIUM chamaedrys
Wall Germander

Perennial Herb or Subshrub: Drought tolerant once established. Deer resistant. Nice evergreen rock garden, ground cover, border and hedge plant. Attracts butterflies. Tolerates coast. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: red-purple. Size: 1-2' x 1-2'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

TEUCRIUM chamaedrys 'Alba', White Wall Germander TEUCRIUM chamaedrys 'Alba'
White Wall Germander

Perennial Herb or Subshrub: Drought tolerant once established. Deer resistant. Nice evergreen rock garden, ground cover, border and hedge plant. Attracts butterflies. Tolerates coast. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: white. Size: 6-12" x 6-12". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

ABELIA x grandiflora 'Radiance', Abelia TEUCRIUM chamaedrys 'Alba'
White Wall Germander

Perennial Herb or Subshrub: Drought tolerant once established. Deer resistant. Nice evergreen rock garden, ground cover, border and hedge plant. Attracts butterflies. Tolerates coast. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: white. Size: 6-12" x 6-12". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

TEUCRIUM chamaedrys 'Prostratum', Dwarf Wall Germander TEUCRIUM chamaedrys 'Prostratum'
Dwarf Wall Germander

Perennial Herb or Subshrub: Drought tolerant once established. Deer resistant. Nice evergreen rock garden, ground cover, border and edging plant. Attracts butterflies. Tolerates coast. Slow growing dwarf variety. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: reddish-purple. Height: 6 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

Photo unavailable TEUCRIUM fruticans 'Curacao' (= 'Ventecu')
Bush Germander, Shrubby Germander

Perennial shrub: Drought, disease, deer and coast tolerant. Tough evergreen low hedge, border and topiary plant with olive-like silvery blue-gray foliage. Attracts butterflies. Thin in late winter. Has larger and bluer flowers than others. Smaller than Teucrium 'Azureum'. Bloom time: autumn and spring. Bloom color: electric blue. Height: 32 inches. Width: 32 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z7.

TIBOUCHINA urvilleana, Princess Flower, Purple Glory Bush TIBOUCHINA urvilleana
Princess Flower, Purple Glory Bush

Evergreen shrub or small tree. Deer resistant. Native to Brazil. Flowers in clusters at branch ends. Prune after flowering season. Protect from heavy winds as the stems are brittle. Good border plant. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: royal purple. Height: 5-18'. Grows best with roots in shade/top in sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z10.

Photo unavailable TRICHOSTEMA lanatum
Woolly Blue Curls

Shrub: Evergreen. Native to dry slopes, south coast ranges of California. Fuzzy violet-blue spikes spring-fall with narrow aromatic leaves. Both the flower & foliage are sweetly fragrant like freshly cut cedar with a hint of lavender. Excellent cut flower. Height: 3-4'. Width: 4-5'. Full sun. Needs good drainage. Hardy to 10 degrees F without freezing back & has been known to recover from the base at temperatures down to below zero.

Photo unavailable TRICHOSTEMA lanatum
Woolly Blue Curls

Shrub: Evergreen. Native to dry slopes, south coast ranges of California. Fuzzy violet-blue spikes spring-fall with narrow aromatic leaves. Both the flower & foliage are sweetly fragrant like freshly cut cedar with a hint of lavender. Excellent cut flower. Height: 3-4'. Width: 4-5'. Full sun. Needs good drainage. Hardy to 10 degrees F without freezing back & has been known to recover from the base at temperatures down to below zero.

Photo unavailable TRICHOSTEMA lanatum
Woolly Blue Curls

Shrub: Evergreen. Native to dry slopes, south coast ranges of California. Fuzzy violet-blue spikes spring-fall with narrow aromatic leaves. Both the flower & foliage are sweetly fragrant like freshly cut cedar with a hint of lavender. Excellent cut flower. Height: 3-4'. Width: 4-5'. Full sun. Needs good drainage. Hardy to 10 degrees F without freezing back & has been known to recover from the base at temperatures down to below zero.

Photo unavailable TRICHOSTEMA lanatum
Woolly Blue Curls

Shrub: Evergreen. Native to dry slopes, south coast ranges of California. Fuzzy violet-blue spikes spring-fall with narrow aromatic leaves. Both the flower & foliage are sweetly fragrant like freshly cut cedar with a hint of lavender. Excellent cut flower. Height: 3-4'. Width: 4-5'. Full sun. Needs good drainage. Hardy to 10 degrees F without freezing back & has been known to recover from the base at temperatures down to below zero.

Photo unavailable WEIGELA Towers of Flowers 'Appleblossom'
Weigela

Shrub: Truly a showstopper, this upright shrub becomes a tower of cascading large shell pink flowers, blooming in clusters on the entire stem. The flowers fade to a pale pinkish white, giving a lovely confetti-like feeling. Exposure: partial sun/ shade or in full sun in temperate environments. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom time: free-bloomer from spring-summer. Height: 48". Spread: 36". USDA Z6.

Photo unavailable WEIGELA Towers of Flowers 'Appleblossom'
Weigela

Shrub: Truly a showstopper, this upright shrub becomes a tower of cascading large shell pink flowers, blooming in clusters on the entire stem. The flowers fade to a pale pinkish white, giving a lovely confetti-like feeling. Exposure: partial sun/ shade or in full sun in temperate environments. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom time: free-bloomer from spring-summer. Height: 48". Spread: 36". USDA Z6.

Photo unavailable WEIGELA Towers of Flowers 'Cherry'
Weigela

Shrub: A showstopping shrub, this upright free-bloomer showcases whole stems filled with gorgeous cherry red blossom clusters, bursting against lush green-bronze foliage. Exposure: full sun/part shade. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom time: spring-summer. Height: 4'. Width: 24". USDA Z6.

Photo unavailable WEIGELA Towers of Flowers 'Cherry'
Weigela

Shrub: A showstopping shrub, this upright free-bloomer showcases whole stems filled with gorgeous cherry red blossom clusters, bursting against lush green-bronze foliage. Exposure: full sun/part shade. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom time: spring-summer. Height: 4'. Width: 24". USDA Z6.

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