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CORDYLINE 'Design-a-Line Burgundy', Torbay, Cabbage or Cornish Palm CORDYLINE 'Design-a-Line Burgundy'
Torbay, Cabbage or Cornish Palm

Shrub: Evergreen. Deer resistant. Coastal tolerant. This is a new clump forming Cordyline. Tight dense habit, similar to a Phormium. Great container plant. Foliage color: weeping burgundy. Established plants have fragrant white flowers in summer. Garden size: 3' x 3'. Exposure: sun/light shade. Prefers good drainage. Fairly drought tolerant but is lusher with regular water. USDA Z8. PPAF

Photo unavailable CORDYLINE australis 'Red Sensation'
Torbay, Cabbage or Cornish Palm

Subtropical Tree: Evergreen. Deer resistant. Coastal tolerant. Ruby bronze sword-like leaves. Great container plant. Established plants have fragrant white flowers in spring. Erect growth habit. Garden size: 15-25' x 8-10'. Smaller in pots. Exposure: sun/light shade. Prefers good drainage. Fairly drought tolerant but is lusher with regular water. USDA Z9 or <.

Photo unavailable CORDYLINE fruticosa 'Caruba Black'
Torbay, Cabbage Palm

Subtropical Tree: Evergreen. Deer resistant. Coastal tolerant. A stunning indoor, patio or tropical garden specimen w/rich purple-black leaves that have a slight metallic sheen. Provides superb contrast w/light colored walls & bright-colored foliage plants. Flat, strappy leaves are shorter offering more compact growth. Does not flower. Drought tolerant but is lusher w/regular water. Size: 4-5' x 1.5'. Exp.: pt shade. Protect from frost. USPP#19,825

CORREA 'Carmine Bells', Australian Fuchsia CORREA 'Carmine Bells'
Australian Fuchsia

Shrub: Evergreen perennial with hanging bell-shaped flowers. Use as ground cover on banks or slopes. Bloom color: deep red. Height: 1.5-2 feet. Width: 3-4 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z9. Dislikes phosphorus-don't over fertilize with it.

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 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.

CUPHEA cyanea, Pink Cigar Plant CUPHEA cyanea
Pink Cigar Plant

Perennial: Tiny shrublet from Mexico. Great for borders, beds, or containers. Cute tiny flowers surround the plant. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: pink with yellow tips. Height: 1 foot. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

CUPHEA cyanea, Pink Cigar Plant CUPHEA cyanea
Pink Cigar Plant

Perennial: Tiny shrublet from Mexico. Great for borders, beds, or containers. Cute tiny flowers surround the plant. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: pink with yellow tips. Height: 1 foot. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

CUPHEA cyanea, Pink Cigar Plant CUPHEA cyanea
Pink Cigar Plant

Perennial: Tiny shrublet from Mexico. Great for borders, beds, or containers. Cute tiny flowers surround the plant. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: pink with yellow tips. Height: 1 foot. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

CUPHEA cyanea, Pink Cigar Plant CUPHEA cyanea
Pink Cigar Plant

Perennial: Tiny shrublet from Mexico. Great for borders, beds, or containers. Cute tiny flowers surround the plant. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: pink with yellow tips. Height: 1 foot. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

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.

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 DODONAEA viscosa 'Purpurea'
Purple Hop Bush, Hopseed Bush

Shrub: Drought and coast tolerant. Fire retardant. Evergreen plant with willow-like leaves. A natural bush, but can be trained as a tree. Tolerant of many conditions-heat, wind, sun/shade and seaside conditions. Bears pinkish fruit and ornamental papery seed capsules. Height: 6-8 feet with little water, 15 feet with more water. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable DODONAEA viscosa 'Purpurea'
Purple Hop Bush, Hopseed Bush

Shrub: Drought and coast tolerant. Fire retardant. Evergreen plant with willow-like leaves. A natural bush, but can be trained as a tree. Tolerant of many conditions-heat, wind, sun/shade and seaside conditions. Bears pinkish fruit and ornamental papery seed capsules. Height: 6-8 feet with little water, 15 feet with more water. USDA Z8.

DORYCNIUM hirsutum, Hairy Canary Clover DORYCNIUM hirsutum
Hairy Canary Clover

Subshrub: Evergreen spreading perennial with hairy gray-green leaves. Drape over rocks or edges. Cut back 1/2 of plant for new growth-shoots will come up. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: pale pink and white. Height: 2 feet. Width: 2 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z8.

DORYCNIUM hirsutum, Hairy Canary Clover DORYCNIUM hirsutum
Hairy Canary Clover

Subshrub: Evergreen spreading perennial with hairy gray-green leaves. Drape over rocks or edges. Cut back 1/2 of plant for new growth-shoots will come up. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: pale pink and white. Height: 2 feet. Width: 2 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z8.

DORYCNIUM hirsutum, Hairy Canary Clover DORYCNIUM hirsutum
Hairy Canary Clover

Subshrub: Evergreen spreading perennial with hairy gray-green leaves. Drape over rocks or edges. Cut back 1/2 of plant for new growth-shoots will come up. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: pale pink and white. Height: 2 feet. Width: 2 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z8.

ECHEVERIA species, Hens and Chicks ECHEVERIA species
Hens and Chicks

Shrub: Succulent perennial. Great rock garden plant. Makes 4-6 inch gray green rosettes and produces offsets very freely. Flowers are bell-shaped. Bloom color: orange-red. Exposure: sun. USDA Z8.

ECHEVERIA species, Hens and Chicks ECHEVERIA species
Hens and Chicks

Shrub: Succulent perennial. Great rock garden plant. Makes 4-6 inch gray green rosettes and produces offsets very freely. Flowers are bell-shaped. Bloom color: orange-red. Exposure: sun. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable EPILOBIUM canum 'Sierra Salmon'
California Fuchsia or Hummingbird Flower

Shrublet: Evergreen/Semi-evergreen. Drought, deer & fire tolerant. California native. Attracts bees, butterflies & hummingbirds. Plant on slight slopes among rocks, in dry stream-beds, against rock walls or in rock gardens. Good for erosion control and fall color. Blooms: summer-fall. Bloom color: salmon orange. Clump forming. Size: 1' x 2-3'. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable EPILOBIUM canum ssp. Canum
California Fuchsia or Hummingbird Flower

Shrublet: Evergreen/Semi-evergreen. Drought, deer & fire tolerant. California native. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Good for rock gardens, borders & under oaks. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: red. Clump forming. Size: 1-2' x 1-2'. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z8. (syn. EPILOBIUM californica, ZAUSCHNERIA californica)

Photo unavailable EPILOBIUM canum ssp. canum 'Calistoga'
California Fuchsia or Hummingbird Flower

Shrublet: Evergreen/Semi-evergreen. Drought, deer & fire tolerant. California native. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Good for rock gardens, borders & under oaks. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: orange-red. Semi-trailing. H: 1-2'. W: 3-4'. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. Hardy to 10 degrees or below. USDA Z8. (syn. ZAUSCHNERIA californica 'Calistoga')

Photo unavailable EPILOBIUM canum ssp. canum 'Calistoga'
California Fuchsia or Hummingbird Flower

Shrublet: Evergreen/Semi-evergreen. Drought, deer & fire tolerant. California native. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Good for rock gardens, borders & under oaks. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: orange-red. Semi-trailing. H: 1-2'. W: 3-4'. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. Hardy to 10 degrees or below. USDA Z8. (syn. ZAUSCHNERIA californica 'Calistoga')

Photo unavailable EPILOBIUM canum ssp. canum 'Calistoga'
California Fuchsia or Hummingbird Flower

Shrublet: Evergreen/Semi-evergreen. Drought, deer & fire tolerant. California native. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Good for rock gardens, borders & under oaks. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: orange-red. Semi-trailing. H: 1-2'. W: 3-4'. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. Hardy to 10 degrees or below. USDA Z8. (syn. ZAUSCHNERIA californica 'Calistoga')

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