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ABUTILON x hybridum 'Nabob', Flowering Maple, Chinese Lantern ABUTILON x hybridum 'Nabob'
Flowering Maple, Chinese Lantern

Shrub: Evergreen perennial. Good container and border plant. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Upright arching growth habit with very large, drooping bell-like flowers. Bloom time: spring-fall. Color: dark red, very glossy. Size: 8-10' x 8-10'. Prune during growing season. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

ABUTILON x hybridum 'Nabob', Flowering Maple, Chinese Lantern ABUTILON x hybridum 'Nabob'
Flowering Maple, Chinese Lantern

Shrub: Evergreen perennial. Good container and border plant. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Upright arching growth habit with very large, drooping bell-like flowers. Bloom time: spring-fall. Color: dark red, very glossy. Size: 8-10' x 8-10'. Prune during growing season. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

ABUTILON x hybridum 'Nabob', Flowering Maple, Chinese Lantern ABUTILON x hybridum 'Nabob'
Flowering Maple, Chinese Lantern

Shrub: Evergreen perennial. Good container and border plant. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Upright arching growth habit with very large, drooping bell-like flowers. Bloom time: spring-fall. Color: dark red, very glossy. Size: 8-10' x 8-10'. Prune during growing season. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

ABUTILON x hybridum 'Savitzii', Flowering Maple, Chinese Lantern ABUTILON x hybridum 'Savitzii'
Flowering Maple, Chinese Lantern

Shrub: Evergreen perennial. Good container and border plant. Upright growth habit is very dense but slow in growth. Mainly valued for its beautiful variegated creamy yellow foliage as it's a shy bloomer. Prune during growing season. Bloom color: orange. Size: 3-4' x 3-4'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

ABUTILON x hybridum 'Savitzii', Flowering Maple, Chinese Lantern ABUTILON x hybridum 'Savitzii'
Flowering Maple, Chinese Lantern

Shrub: Evergreen perennial. Good container and border plant. Upright growth habit is very dense but slow in growth. Mainly valued for its beautiful variegated creamy yellow foliage as it's a shy bloomer. Prune during growing season. Bloom color: orange. Size: 3-4' x 3-4'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable ABUTILON x hybridum 'Tangerine'
Flowering Maple, Chinese Lantern

Shrub: Evergreen perennial. Good pot & border plant. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Upright arching growth with drooping bell-like flowers and broad foliage. Blooms: spring-fall. Bloom color: bright orange. Size: 4-6' x 4-6'. Prune during growing season. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5. (syn. Abutilon 'Tangerine Belle')

Photo unavailable ABUTILON x hybridum 'Tangerine'
Flowering Maple, Chinese Lantern

Shrub: Evergreen perennial. Good pot & border plant. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Upright arching growth with drooping bell-like flowers and broad foliage. Blooms: spring-fall. Bloom color: bright orange. Size: 4-6' x 4-6'. Prune during growing season. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5. (syn. Abutilon 'Tangerine Belle')

Photo unavailable ABUTILON x hybridum 'Tangerine'
Flowering Maple, Chinese Lantern

Shrub: Evergreen perennial. Good pot & border plant. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Upright arching growth with drooping bell-like flowers and broad foliage. Blooms: spring-fall. Bloom color: bright orange. Size: 4-6' x 4-6'. Prune during growing season. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5. (syn. Abutilon 'Tangerine Belle')

ABUTILON x hybridum 'White', Flowering Maple, Chinese Lantern ABUTILON x hybridum 'White'
Flowering Maple, Chinese Lantern

Shrub: Evergreen perennial. Good container and border plant. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Upright arching growth habit with drooping bell-like flowers and broad foliage. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: white. Size: 8-10' x 8-10'. Prune during growing season. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

AGONIS flexuosa 'Jervis Bay Afterdark'/'After Dark', Sweet Willow Myrtle, Willow Peppermint AGONIS flexuosa 'Jervis Bay Afterdark'/'After Dark'
Sweet Willow Myrtle, Willow Peppermint

Tree: Evergreen. Deer & coast tolerant. Attracts birds. Good specimen, container or screen plant. Spring & summer foliage has bright flushes of claret/purple that deepens to dark burgundy through winter-peppermint scented when crushed. Blooms: white. Size: 20' x 10-16', slightly weeping. Exp.: sun. Water: dry/moist-best with some water. USDA Z9-11.

Photo unavailable ALOCASIA plumbae 'Metallica' (syn A. indica 'Metallica')
Elephant's Ear, Taro

Herbaceous Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerates heat, deer and rabbits. Large, arrow shaped puckered leaves are 12-16 inches long. Dark olive-green foliage with a metallic sheen and dark purple stems. Good border, container and houseplant. Upright growth habit. Sap is toxic, use caution if exposed. All parts contain calcium oxalate crystals which can irritate the skin. Height: 4-5 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/moist. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable ALOCASIA tigrina (syn. A. zebrina)
Elephant's Ear

Herbaceous Shrub: Tolerates deer and rabbit. Large, arrow shaped leaves over striped stems that resemble tiger striping. Good border, container and houseplant. Sap is toxic, use caution if exposed. All parts contain calcium oxalate crystals which can irritate the skin. Height: 5 feet. Exposure: part shade/shade. Water: moderate/moist. USDA Z8-11.

Photo unavailable ANISODONTEA capensis 'Elegans Princess'
African Mallow, Cape Mallow

Half-hardy Shrub: This tender upright shrub produces an abundance of lavender-pink hibiscus like blooms with a raspberry ring around a yellow center. Evergreen/semi-evergreen. Attracts butterflies. Height: 3’. Width: 20”. Habit: compact. Soil: moist with good drainage. Exposure: sun/part shade. Bloom time: summer-fall.

Photo unavailable ANISODONTEA capensis 'Elegans Princess'
African Mallow, Cape Mallow

Half-hardy Shrub: This tender upright shrub produces an abundance of lavender-pink hibiscus like blooms with a raspberry ring around a yellow center. Evergreen/semi-evergreen. Attracts butterflies. Height: 3’. Width: 20”. Habit: compact. Soil: moist with good drainage. Exposure: sun/part shade. Bloom time: summer-fall.

Photo unavailable ANISODONTEA capensis 'Pink'
African Mallow, Cape Mallow

Perennial: This easy-to-grow, upright evergreen sub-shrub boasts showy pink flowers with raspberry centers and veins that resemble a hibiscus. A prolific bloomer, bloom time is from spring until frost, or all year round in warmer climates. Attracts bees and butterflies. Low maintenance, drought and heat tolerant. Height: 24-36”. Width: 18-36”. Exposure: full sun/partial shade. Soil should be moist with good drainage. USDA Zone 8.

ARCTOSTAPHYLOS densiflora 'Emerald Carpet', Sonoma Manzanita, Vine Hill Manzanita ARCTOSTAPHYLOS densiflora 'Emerald Carpet'
Sonoma Manzanita, Vine Hill Manzanita

Shrub: Native to Sonoma, CA. Deer, drought & fire resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Procumbent plant with glossy green foliage. Outer branches root when they touch soil. Good choice for on banks. Wildlife friendly. Attracts hummingbirds. Blooms: spring. Color: white or pink. Mounding growth. Ht: 10-16". W: 3-6'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

ARCTOSTAPHYLOS densiflora 'Howard McMinn', Sonoma Manzanita, Vine Hill Manzanita ARCTOSTAPHYLOS densiflora 'Howard McMinn'
Sonoma Manzanita, Vine Hill Manzanita

Shrub: Native to Sonoma, CA. Deer, drought & fire resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Good choice for on banks & hills. Very dependable & adaptable. Wildlife friendly! Attracts birds, butterflies & hummingbirds. Blooms: winter-spring. Color: white tinged w/ pink. Dense, upright & spreading. Ht: 4-7'. W: 6-10'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

ARCTOSTAPHYLOS uva-ursi 'Green Supreme', Manzanita, Bearberry ARCTOSTAPHYLOS uva-ursi 'Green Supreme'
Manzanita, Bearberry

Shrub: Evergreen. CA native. Selected from Tilden Botanical Garden, San Francisco. Deer, drought & fire resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Procumbent plant w/glossy bt. green foliage. A very dense ground cover w/no center die-back. Good choice for on banks. Wildlife friendly. Attracts hummingbirds. Blooms: spring. Color: white or pink. Mounding. Ht: 6-12". W: 6-12'. Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod/dry. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable ARCTOSTAPHYLOS uva-ursi 'Point Reyes'
Manzanita, Bearberry, Sandbeary

Shrub: Evergreen. CA native. Deer, drought & fire resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Introduced by Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. Procumbent plant w/dark green leathery foliage. A very dense ground cover w/no center die-back. Good choice for banks or rock gardens. Wildlife friendly. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Blms: spring followed by red berries summer-fall. Color: white or pink. Mounding. Height: 1'. Width: 6'. Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod/dry. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable BALLOTA 'All Hallow's Green' (Marrubium)

Evergreen subshrub: Drought tolerant and deer resistant. Nice evergreen border plant primarily grown for its apple green foliage. Shear back to keep plant tidy. Height: 12-18 inches. Width: 12-18 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable BALLOTA 'All Hallow's Green' (Marrubium)

Evergreen subshrub: Drought tolerant and deer resistant. Nice evergreen border plant primarily grown for its apple green foliage. Shear back to keep plant tidy. Height: 12-18 inches. Width: 12-18 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable BEGONIA 'Gene Daniels'
Cane-type Begonia

Shrub: Cane-type, very large, upright grower. Coral-pink flowers are on continuous display. The flowers are set off by huge dark bronzey-green heart-shaped leaves with a red reverse. Good for porches, patios, large containers or tropical settings. Perennial outdoors where there is no frost or can be used as a houseplant in bt., indirect light. Late winter into summer. Height: 4-6'. Width: 4-6'. Exp: part shade/shade. Water: mod. USDA Z9. Hardy to at least 30° F.

Photo unavailable BEGONIA 'Gene Daniels'
Cane-type Begonia

Shrub: Cane-type, very large, upright grower. Coral-pink flowers are on continuous display. The flowers are set off by huge dark bronzey-green heart-shaped leaves with a red reverse. Good for porches, patios, large containers or tropical settings. Perennial outdoors where there is no frost or can be used as a houseplant in bt., indirect light. Late winter into summer. Height: 4-6'. Width: 4-6'. Exp: part shade/shade. Water: mod. USDA Z9. Hardy to at least 30° F.

Photo unavailable BEGONIA 'Gene Daniels'
Cane-type Begonia

Shrub: Cane-type, very large, upright grower. Coral-pink flowers are on continuous display. The flowers are set off by huge dark bronzey-green heart-shaped leaves with a red reverse. Good for porches, patios, large containers or tropical settings. Perennial outdoors where there is no frost or can be used as a houseplant in bt., indirect light. Late winter into summer. Height: 4-6'. Width: 4-6'. Exp: part shade/shade. Water: mod. USDA Z9. Hardy to at least 30° F.

Photo unavailable BERBERIS thunbergii 'Orange Torch'
Japanese Berberis, Barberry

Deciduous shrub: A distinctive & unique variety with golden foliage, an eye catching orange edge, and pale yellow mid-spring blooms. The orange color deepens in cooler temperatures with pretty bright red berries in the fall. Good for hedges/borders. Drought tolerant & deer resistant. Height: 3-4'. Width: 2-3’. Water: moderate. Exposure: sun/part shade. USDA Z5.

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