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Photo unavailable PHLOMIS lanata
Jerusalem Sage

Perennial Shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Evergreen plant with soft, rounded foliage. Excellent ground cover, border, bank and rock garden plant. The hooded, bright yellow flowers appear in summer-fall. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Size: 3' x 4'. Exposure: sun/part shade.

Photo unavailable PHLOMIS purpurea
Purple Phlomis

Perennial Shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Evergreen plant with furry, heart-shaped foliage. Excellent ground cover, border, bank and rock garden plant. The hooded, rosy-lavender flowers appear in summer-fall. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Native to Spain . Height : 4-6' Width: 4-6' Exposure: sun/light shade. Little summer water. USDA Z4-10.

PHLOMIS russelliana, Sticky Jerusalem Sage PHLOMIS russelliana
Sticky Jerusalem Sage

Perennial Shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Evergreen plant with furry, heart-shaped foliage. Excellent ground cover, border, bank and rock garden plant. The hooded, butter yellow flowers appear in summer-fall. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Native to Asia minor. Size: 3' x 2'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Little summer water. USDA Z4-10. (syn. P. viscosa)

Photo unavailable PHLOMIS samia
Greek Jerusalem Sage

Perennial Shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Evergreen plant with furry, heart-shaped foliage. Excellent ground cover, border, bank and rock garden plant. The hooded, rosy-lavender flowers appear in summer-fall. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Height : 3-4' Width: 3' Exposure: sun/light shade. Little summer water. USDA Z7-10.

Photo unavailable PHYSOCARPUS opulifolius 'Dart's Gold'
Ninebark

Shrub: Deciduous. A hardy garden accent shrub with showy golden leaves all season long, small white flowers followed by showy reddish fruit, and interesting peeling papery bark for winter effect; extremely tough and durable, best foliage color is achieved in full sun. Good for cut flowers & branches. Easy to grow & adapts to many soils. Tolerates clay. Size: 4-5' x 4-5'. Water: mod. Exposure: sun-part shade. USDA Z3.

Photo unavailable PHYSOCARPUS opulifolius 'Red Baron'
Ninewest

Shrub: Deciduous. A hardy garden accent shrub with showy dark burgundy leaves all season long, small white flowers flushed with pink followed by showy reddish fruit, and interesting peeling papery bark for winter effect; extremely tough and durable, best foliage color is achieved in full sun. Good for cut flowers & branches. Easy to grow & adapts to many soils. Tolerates clay. Size: 8-6'. Water: mod. Exposure: sun-part shade. USDA Z3.

Photo unavailable PIERIS hybrid 'Forest Flame'

Shrub: Evergreen. Prefers moist, acidic soil. Good for hedging. Very suiting for a woodland garden. Vibrant red new growth that turns golden and eventually matures to dark green. Blooms in large clusters. Blooms: spring. Color: white. Growth habit: mounding. Ht:4-8 ft. Exposure: part sun/shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5-8

Photo unavailable PIERIS japonica 'Cavatine'

Dwarf Shrub: Evergreen. Prefers moist, acidic soil. Great as a border plant in the front of a landscape. Dark green folliage and blooms in large clusters. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: spring. Color: white. Growth habit: compact/rounding. Ht: 2 ft. Exposure: part sun/shade. Water: moderate to dry. USDA Z5-8

Photo unavailable PIERIS japonica 'Cupido'

Shrub: Evergreen. Prefers moist, acidic soil. Great in landscapes as a border plant. Dark green folliage with settle yellow trim around the borders of the leaves. Blooms in large clusters. Blooms: spring. Color: baby pink to white. Growth habit: mounding. Ht: 3-4 ft. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5-8

Photo unavailable PIERIS japonica 'Katsura'
Lily of the Valley, Japanese Pieris

Shrub: Deer resistant. Evergreen, well-branched & very floriferous. Beautiful, wine-red new foliage flushing continuously throughout the season turning dark green w/age. Slightly fragrant, rose-pink bell-shaped flowers appear early spring-summer. Use in foundation plantings, mixed borders, specimen, mass plantings & patio pots. Makes a stunning addition to a Japanese themed garden. Size: 4-5' x 4-5'. Best in part-shade. USDA Z5. USPP#15,452

Photo unavailable PIERIS japonica 'Little Heath'
Dwarf Lily of the Valley

Shrub: Evergreen. Dwarf variety. A favorite for rock gardens or small spaces, this neat, compact shrub forms a globe shape. Has yellow-green variegation on the margins of the gray-green leaves & the new leaves are pink. Showy clusters of small, white, bell-shaped flowers add to the beauty in spring. Also great for use as a low hedge, foundation plant, or container plant. Size: 2-3' x 2-3'. Exposure: part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable PIERIS japonica 'Mountain Fire'

Shrub: Evergreen. Prefers moist, acidic soil. Drought tolerant. Great in landscapes as a backround plant or a foundational plant. Very suiting for a woodland garden. Dark green folliage with vibrant red new growth. Blooms in large clusters. Blooms: spring. Color: white. Growth habit: mounding. Ht: 8-10 ft. Exposure: part shade/sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z5-8

Photo unavailable PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium
Tawhiwhi, Kohuhu

Tree: Evergreen. Drought, deer, fire and coast tolerant. Good screen or hedge plant. Has slender black twigs with shiny oval, wavy-edged leaves. Blooms: spring-summer. Bloom color: dark purple, fragrant. Height as free standing tree: 40', can be kept at 10-12' for hedging. Exposure: sun or light shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9 or <.

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Elfin', Tawhiwhi PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Elfin'
Tawhiwhi

Tree: Evergreen. A dwarf form of the Pittosporum tenuifolium. Drought, deer, fire and coast tolerant. Good hedge plant. Has slender black twigs and stems that contrast with silvery green leaves. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: purple, fragrant. Height: 24" Width: 24". Exposure: sun/light shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9 or <.

Photo unavailable PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Gold Star'
Tawhiwhi, Kohuhu

Tree: Evergreen. Drought, deer, fire & coast tolerant. Good screen or hedge plant. Has slender red stems with shiny oval, wavy-edged leaves of gold & green with a cream center. Blooms: spring-summer. Color: lilac, fragrant. Compact growth habit. Grows slowly & can takes well to pruning. Ht: 5-10'. W: 3-4'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9 or <.

Photo unavailable PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Harley Botanica'
Tawhiwhi

Tree: Evergreen. Drought, deer, fire and coast tolerant. Good hedge or screen plant. Has slender black twigs and stems that contrast with bright green and white/yellow variegated leaves. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: purple, fragrant. Height: 10-15' Width: 10-15'. Exposure: sun/light shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9 or <.

Photo unavailable PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Irene Patterson'
Kohuhu

Tree: Evergreen. Drought, deer, fire & coast tolerant. Native to Australia. Attractive marbled pale green & silver folg. are contrasted against slender black stems. The new growth is a creamy white color, creating a striking lit-up effect. Lvs turn greener as they mature. Good hedge or screen plant due to its “shape-ability”. Blooms: spring-summer. Bloom color: purple, fragrant. Size: 4-5' x 4-5'. Exp.: sun/light shade. Water: mod./dry. Z8.

Photo unavailable PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Ivory Sheen'

Tree: Evergreen. Drought, deer, fire and coast tolerant. Native to Australia. A variegated form of P. 'Silver Sheen'. It has a more dainty quality. Good hedge or screen plant. Extremely compact growth habit with stunning ivory & green variegated foliage. Stems are dark brownish black. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: purple, fragrant. Height: 6-10'. Width: 4'. Exposure: sun/light shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Jade'
Tawhiwhi, Kohuhu

Tree: Evergreen. Drought, deer, fire & coast tolerant. Native to New Zealand. A new selection bearing clear jade-green oval leaves which contrasts well against it’s darker stems. More compact habit than the straight species. Good screen or hedge plant. Blooms: spring-summer. Bloom color: purple, fragrant. Height: 6-8'. Width: 5-6'. Exposure: sun or light shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9 or <.

Photo unavailable PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Marjorie Channon'
Variegated Kohuhu

Tree: Evergreen. Drought, deer, fire and coast tolerant. Good hedge or screen plant. Has slender black twigs and stems that contrast with light green oval foliage that has rich cream colored margins. In early summer it bears 1/2 inch bell-shaped, honey-scented flowers. Bloom color: blackish-red. Height: 8-12' Width: 6-8'. Exposure: sun/light shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9 or <.

Photo unavailable PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Oliver Twist'

Tree: Evergreen. Drought, deer, fire and coast tolerant. Good hedge or screen plant. Has slender black twigs and stems that contrast with silvery green leaves. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: pink, fragrant. Height: 8-10' Width: 5-6'. Exposure: sun/light shade. Water: moderate USDA Z9 or <.

Photo unavailable PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Silver Sheen'
Tawhiwhi, Kohuhu (P. Mayi or P. nigricans)

Tree: Evergreen. Drought, deer, fire and coast tolerant. Good hedge or screen plant. Has slender black twigs and stems that contrast with silvery green leaves. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: purple, fragrant. Height: around 9' or more. Exposure: sun/light shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9 or <.

Photo unavailable PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Wrinkled Blue'
Kohuhu KOHUHU

Tree: Evergreen. Drought, deer, fire and coast tolerant. Good hedge or screen plant. Wrinkled silvery-blue leaves on striking black stems. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: purple, fragrant. Height: 10-12' Width: 4-6'. Exposure: sun/light shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

PROSTANTHERA ovalifolia 'Variegata', Australian or Variegated Mint Bush PROSTANTHERA ovalifolia 'Variegata'
Australian or Variegated Mint Bush

Shrub: Evergreen, fast growing perennial from Australia. The fragrant, deep green leaves have cream colored variegation and hold branched stalks of bell-shaped flowers in spring. Blooms abundantly. Prune after flowering to promote bushy growth. Bloom color: purple. Ht: 8-12'. W: 6-8'. Exposure: sun to shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z7-10.

Photo unavailable RHUS pendulina
White Karee

Tree: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Native to South Africa. Moderate-sized tree w/ graceful, tidy habit that is well suited for small-medium sized gardens. Use as a street tree, near water, as a shade tree, informal hedge, screen or barrier against wind. Attracts birds, butterflies & bees. Willowy lt grn lvs against attractive lt grey bark that becomes coarse & flaky as the tree ages. Tiny grnish-yellow flwrs appear spring-summer followed by small round berries. Ht: 20-30'. (SEARSIA pendulina)

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