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Photo unavailable COMFREY (Symphytum Officinalis)
Knitbone, Boneset

Herbaceous perennial native to Europe. Used as a topical to treat skin irritations, cuts, sprains and swelling. Beautiful in any garden with long oval shaped fuzzy leaves topped with a purple bell shaped flower. Height: 3-4'. Bloom time: May-September. USDA Z9. Please note: Comfrey should not be taken internally as, even in small doses over time, it can be harmful.

Photo unavailable COMMELINA coelestis 'Hopley's Variegated'
Dayflower, Blue Spiderwort

Tuberous Perennial: Drought tolerant. Clay tolerant. Produces showy 1" three-petaled blooms that last just a day, but are steadily produced in great numbers summer-fall. Creamy-green variegated foliage. Clump forming. Versatile and easy to grow in dry or moist soil. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom color: brilliant sky blue with bright yellow anthers. Size: 12-18" x 18". Exposure: sun/part shade. USDA Z7.

Photo unavailable CONVOLVULUS cneorum
Silverbush, Bush Morning Glory

Perennial: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Evergreen plant with funnel-shaped flowers. Rock garden, border and container plant. Attracts hummingbirds. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: white (rarely pink) with yellow throat. Size: 2-4' x 2-3'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8. (Sunset zones, 7-9, 14-24)

Photo unavailable CONVOLVULUS sabatius 'Compacta'
Dwarf Ground Morning Glory

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. A compact form of the species. Creates a low, trailing mat of round green leaves, bearing a long display of funnel-shaped lavender blue flowers. Excellent for rock gardens or edging, particularly in hot sunny areas. Also good container, hanging basket or ground cover plant. Combines nicely w/Helianthemum & Cerastium. Attracts hummingbirds. Blm time: summer-fall. Size: 8" x 12". Exp.: sun/light shade. Water: mod. USDA Z8.

CONVOLVULUS sabatius (C. mauratanicus), Ground Morning Glory CONVOLVULUS sabatius (C. mauratanicus)
Ground Morning Glory

Perennial: Fire retardant. Rock garden, container, hanging basket and ground cover plant. Combines nicely with Helianthemum and Cerastium. Attracts hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: lavender blue. Size: 1' x 3'. Exposure: sun or light shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z8.

COPROSMA 'Evening Glow', Mirror Plant COPROSMA 'Evening Glow'
Mirror Plant

Shrub or Small Tree: Evergreen. Deer and coast tolerant. Good border, rock garden, hedge and container plant. A New Zealand native with dramatic glossy golden foliage that turns to rich orange with pink-red shades. Insignificant flowers. Tolerates trimming and clipping. Size: 4-5' x 3-4'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/moist. USDA Z8.

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 'Purple Dazzler' (syn. C. fruticosa cv., C. stricta 'Dark Purple')
Torbay, Cabbage Palm

Subtropical Tree: Evergreen. Deer resistant. Coastal tolerant. A stunning indoor, patio or tripical garden specimen with shiny purple-black leaves. Provides nice contrast with light colored walls and bright colored foliage plants. Long, strappy leaves are 2 inches wide and 18 inches long and arch to create a fountain-like look. Drought tolerant but is lusher with regular water. Bloom color: violet. Ht: 3-8 feet. Width: 2-3 feet. Exposure: part shade. Protect from frost. USDA Z9-11.

Photo unavailable CORDYLINE australis 'Paso Doble' (Dancing Series)
Torbay Palm

Subtropical Tree: Evergreen. Deer resistant. Coastal tolerant. Colorful, strap-like foliage are a mix of brilliant pink with dark purple variegation. Great border, bedding and container plant. Blooms: insignificant, creamy white. Height: 5 feet. Width: 3-4 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Prefers good drainage. Drought tolerant but is lusher with regular water. Water: moderate. USDA Z8. PP #29,714

COREOPSIS 'Jethro Tull', Fluted Tickseed COREOPSIS 'Jethro Tull'
Fluted Tickseed

Perennial: Deer and rabbit resistant. Attracts bees and butterflies. Drought tolerant. A cross between 'Zamphir' and 'Early Sunrise', it has broader fluted petals, a compact habit and an extended flowering season. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: yellow. Height: 12-18". Width: 18-24". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate-dry. USDA Z5. PP#18789.

COREOPSIS auriculata 'Nana', Mouse Ear Coreopsis, Dwarf Coreopsis, Tickseed COREOPSIS auriculata 'Nana'
Mouse Ear Coreopsis, Dwarf Coreopsis, Tickseed

Perennial: Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Good cut flower, border, ground cover, edging and container plant. Seeds attracts birds, flowers attract bees & butterflies. Bloom time: spring - fall. Bloom color: orange yellow. Size: 6" x 12-18". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable COREOPSIS Big Bang 'Mercury Rising'
Tickseed

Perennial: Tolerates deer and drought. The Big Bang series has gorgeous colors, great vigor, nonstop blooms that require no deadheading, a compact habit & large blooms. Good bedding, border, cut flower, ground cover, edging & pot plant. Attracts bees & butterflies. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: rose red with a yellow center. Height: 15-18 inches. Width: 20-36 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5. PP #24,689

Photo unavailable COREOPSIS Big Bang 'Star Cluster'
Tickseed (PP #23,035)

Perennial: Tolerates deer & drought. The Big Bang series has gorgeous colors, great vigor, nonstop blooms that require no deadheading, a compact habit & large blooms. Good bedding, border, cut flower, ground cover, edging & pot plant. Attracts bees & butterflies. Blooms: summer to fall. Color: creamy white w/a deep purple edge & patch at the base of the petal with a yellow center. Ht: 15-18 in. Width: 20-36 in. Sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable COREOPSIS grandiflora 'Solar Jewel' (='MVNC1902')
Tickseed

Perennial: Tolerates deer, heat, drought and humidity. The Solar series have a neat, mounded habit, very healthy foliage, continuous and abundant blooms & high disease resistance. Good cut flower, container and border plant. Attracts butterflies and bees. Bloom time: late spring-fall. Bloom color: bright red with yellow-orange margins. Rounded, bushy habit. Height: 20 inches. Width: 18 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

Photo unavailable COREOPSIS grandiflora 'Solar Moon' (='MVNC1906')
Tickseed

Perennial: Tolerates deer, heat, drought and humidity. The Solar series have a neat, mounded habit, very healthy foliage, continuous and abundant blooms and high disease resistance. Good cut flower and border plant. Attracts butterflies and bees. Bloom time: late spring-fall. Bloom color: soft yellow with dark red heart and gold. Rounded, bushy habit. Height: 20 inches. Width: 18 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

Photo unavailable COREOPSIS grandiflora Solanna 'Golden Sphere' (='DCOREO16')
Tickseed

Perennial: Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Well branched and self-cleaning variety with double golden spheres of flowers. Good cut flower, cottage, container and border plant. Attracts butterflies and bees. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: golden yellow. Compact, mounded growth habit. Height: 12-18 inches. Width: 20-24 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4. USPP #25,241

COREOPSIS grandiflora Sunny Day (='Balcorsunay'), Tickseed COREOPSIS grandiflora Sunny Day (='Balcorsunay')
Tickseed

Perennial: Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Produces a minimal amount of seed allowing for continuous bloom all summer, until the 1st hard frost. A low maintenance selection. Will continue to rebloom if spent flowers are removed. Bloom color: large, single golden-yellow. Good cut flower & border plant. Attracts butterflies and bees. Height: 18". Spread: 14". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z5. PP17,405.

COREOPSIS lanceolata 'Early Sunrise', Tickseed COREOPSIS lanceolata 'Early Sunrise'
Tickseed

Perennial: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Flowering time late spring - fall. Nice border plant. Bloom color: double yellow. Height: 1-2 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z3.

Photo unavailable COREOPSIS rosea Permathread 'Shade of Rose'
Threadleaf Tickseed

Perennial: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. A beautiful addition to the pollinator garden, adds old fashioned charm to the front of borders. Great for cottage style plantings & other informal styles. Excellent cut flower, ground cover and container plant. Attracts bees & butterflies. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: rosy pink petals with darker pink tips & yellow center. Size: 16-18" x 16-18". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable COREOPSIS verticillata 'Hot Paprika' (Sizzle and Spice Series)
Tickseed, Thread-Leaf Coreopsis

Perennial: Tolerates deer, drought and heat. Somewhat gopher resistant. Easy to grow. Good cut flower, border, ground cover, container and edging plant. Attracts bees, birds and butterflies. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: spicy red with gold button centers. This series has compact, rounded habits and is covered in blooms. Height: 15-18 inches. Width: 22-24 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. UDSA Z3. PP #28,522

Photo unavailable COREOPSIS verticillata 'Ladybird'
Thread-Leaf Coreopsis, Tickseed

Perennial: Deer and drought tolerant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Very eye-catching! A new hybrid that ups the bar. Like a traditional verticillata it is very hardy but more compact & resistant to powdery mildew. Good cut flower, border, ground cover, container & edging plant. Attracts bees, birds & butterflies. Blms: summer-fall. Blm color: brilliant red sometimes tipped w/ylw. Size: 10-12" x 15". Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: mod./dry. USDA Z5. PP#27,362

COREOPSIS verticillata 'Moonbeam', Thread-Leaf Coreopsis COREOPSIS verticillata 'Moonbeam'
Thread-Leaf Coreopsis

Perennial: Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Good cut flower, border, ground cover, container and edging plant. Attracts bees, birds and butterflies. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: pale yellow. Size: 1.5-2' x 2'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z3.

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