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Photo unavailable PHILADELPHUS x purpureomaculatus 'Belle Etoile'
Mock Orange

Shrub: Deciduous. Arching growth habit. Great for borders, hedge or woodlands. Very fragrant flowers. After flowering, cut old growth back to young shoots. Attracts butterflies. Flowering time: spring-summer. Bloom color: 2.5" white with red blotch. Size: 4-6' x 8'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

PHLOMIS 'Edward Bowles', Jerusalem Sage PHLOMIS 'Edward Bowles'
Jerusalem Sage

Perennial Shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. A hybrid between P. fruticosa & P. russeliana. Evergreen plant with felted, lance-shaped foliage. Excellent ground cover, border, bank and rock garden plant. The hooded, bright yellow flowers appear in summer-fall. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Size: 3-4' x 3'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Little summer water. USDA Z4-10.

Photo unavailable PHLOMIS bovei ssp. maroccana

Perennial Shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Evergreen plant with woolly, lance-shaped foliage that forms a mound, from which tall woolly stems grow with lipped lilac-pink flowers. Excellent ground cover, border, bank and rock garden plant. Bloom time: summer-fall. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Size: 3-5' x 1-3'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Little summer water. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable PHLOMIS bovei ssp. maroccana

Perennial Shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Evergreen plant with woolly, lance-shaped foliage that forms a mound, from which tall woolly stems grow with lipped lilac-pink flowers. Excellent ground cover, border, bank and rock garden plant. Bloom time: summer-fall. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Size: 3-5' x 1-3'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Little summer water. USDA Z9.

PHLOMIS fruticosa, Jerusalem Sage PHLOMIS fruticosa
Jerusalem Sage

Perennial Shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Evergreen plant with furry, lance-shaped foliage. Excellent ground cover, border, bank and rock garden plant. The hooded, bright yellow flowers appear in summer-fall. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Size: 3-4' x 3-4'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Little summer water. USDA Z4-10.

PHLOMIS fruticosa, Jerusalem Sage PHLOMIS fruticosa
Jerusalem Sage

Perennial Shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Evergreen plant with furry, lance-shaped foliage. Excellent ground cover, border, bank and rock garden plant. The hooded, bright yellow flowers appear in summer-fall. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Size: 3-4' x 3-4'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Little summer water. USDA Z4-10.

PHLOMIS fruticosa, Jerusalem Sage PHLOMIS fruticosa
Jerusalem Sage

Perennial Shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Evergreen plant with furry, lance-shaped foliage. Excellent ground cover, border, bank and rock garden plant. The hooded, bright yellow flowers appear in summer-fall. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Size: 3-4' x 3-4'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Little summer water. USDA Z4-10.

PHLOMIS fruticosa, Jerusalem Sage PHLOMIS fruticosa
Jerusalem Sage

Perennial Shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Evergreen plant with furry, lance-shaped foliage. Excellent ground cover, border, bank and rock garden plant. The hooded, bright yellow flowers appear in summer-fall. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Size: 3-4' x 3-4'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Little summer water. USDA Z4-10.

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 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 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.

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.

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 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 '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 '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 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 <.

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 '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 RIBES hirtellum 'Pixwell' (Pixwell Gooseberry)
Pixwell Gooseberry

Shrub: Deciduous. Commonly sold & very productive cultivar developed in N. Dakota in 1932. Low-growing, almost thornless bushes are very hardy & bear medium-sized fruit, starts out green, turning purple upon ripening. Delicious fresh or for pies & jellies. Bears the second year, yields 4-6 qts. a year at maturity. Easy to pick; withstands drought. Self-pollinating. Exp: sun/pt shade. Water: mod. Ht: 3-5'. W: 3-4'. USDA Z3.

RIBES viburnifolium, Catalina Currant, Island Gooseberry RIBES viburnifolium
Catalina Currant, Island Gooseberry

Shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. California native. A low-growing evergreen currant with handsome fragrant leaves & dark red stems. Small clusters of interesting star-shaped maroon flowers decorate the arching branches in late winter to early spring. Excellent under oaks & for erosion control in dry, shaded spots. Berries appeal to birds. Height: 2-3'. Width: 4-6'. Water: moderate/dry. Exp: part shade/shade. USDA Z6.

RIBES viburnifolium, Catalina Currant, Island Gooseberry RIBES viburnifolium
Catalina Currant, Island Gooseberry

Shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. California native. A low-growing evergreen currant with handsome fragrant leaves & dark red stems. Small clusters of interesting star-shaped maroon flowers decorate the arching branches in late winter to early spring. Excellent under oaks & for erosion control in dry, shaded spots. Berries appeal to birds. Height: 2-3'. Width: 4-6'. Water: moderate/dry. Exp: part shade/shade. USDA Z6.

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