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Photo unavailable LIMONIUM perezii (Statice)
Sea Lavender

Subshrub: Evergreen. Drought and coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Long, oval dark green leaves hold statice-type flowers. Good border, cut flower and container plant. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: deep mauve-blue. Size: 3' x 3'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable LIRIOPE muscari 'Big Blue'
Lilyturf

Perenial: Evergreen arching green foliage. Clumping growth habit. Good in rock gardens, edgings, borders & dry shade. Tolerates heat, deer, humidity & drought. Flower spikes resemble grape hyacinth. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: violet blue. Size: 8-18" x 12". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moist to dry. USDA Z5-10.

Photo unavailable LIRIOPE muscari 'Silvery Sunproof'
Variegated Lilyturf

Perennial: Evergreen arching green & yellow foliage. Clumping growth habit. Good ground cover, rock garden, edge, border & dry shade plant. Tolerates heat, deer, humidity & drought. Flowers resemble grape hyacinth. Blooms: lavender in summer-fall. Size: 12-18" x 8-12". Sun/part shade. Water: moist to dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable LIRIOPE spicata 'Silver Dragon'

Perennial: Evergreen arching silver & white foliage. Clumping growth habit. Good ground cover, rock garden, edge, border & dry shade plant. Tolerates heat, deer, humidity & drought. Flowers resemble grape hyacinth. Has black berries in fall. Blooms: lilac in summer-fall. Ht: 18". Sun/part shade. Water: moist to dry. USDA Z5. (syn. L. muscari 'Silver Dragon')

LITHODORA 'Gold 'n Sapphires', LITHODORA 'Gold 'n Sapphires'

Subshrub: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Good rock garden, container, ground cover & bank plant. Brilliant blue flowers contrast beautifully against striking gold foliage staying attractive all summer long. Bloom time: spring-summer. Height: 4". Width: 18". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z5. PPAF

LITHODORA diffusa 'Heavenly Blue', LITHODORA diffusa 'Heavenly Blue'

Subshrub: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Good rock garden, container, ground cover & bank plant. Dark green, hairy rosemary-like foliage. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: vivid deep blue. Size: 6-12" x 12". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. Sunset Zones 5-7, 14-17. USDA Z7. syn. LITHOSPERMUM d. 'Heavenly Blue'

Photo unavailable LOBELIA 'Bella Bianca'
Bella Series Lobelia

Annual or Tender Perennial: The Bella series features dainty flowers from mid spring to mid fall. It brings an extremely fine & delicate texture to the garden and should be used to full effect. Great as a ground cover, in borders, spilling over pots, hanging baskets, rock gardens and window boxes. Easy to grow. Very heat tolerant. Attracts butterflies. Exp.: full sun/part shade. Blms: spring-fall. Blm color: white. Water: mod. Ht.: 6-8". Spd.: 8-12". Z10.

Photo unavailable LOBELIA 'Bella Oceano'
Bella Series Lobelia

Annual or Tender Perennial: The Bella series features dainty blms from spring to fall. It brings an extremely fine & delicate texture to the garden & should be used to full effect. Great as a ground cover, in borders, spilling over pots, hanging baskets, rock gardens & window boxes. Easy to grow. Very heat tolerant. Attracts butterflies. Exp.: full sun/pt shade. Blms: spring-fall. Blm color: royal blue w/wht eye. Water: mod. Ht.: 6-8". Spd.: 8-12". Z10.

Photo unavailable LOBELIA excelsa
Chilean Lobelia, Devil's Tobacco

Shrub: Evergreen. A large, rare & exotic variety native to Chile. Vigorous grower w/very little care or attention, will withstand drought, heat, fog & salty ocean air w/minimal damage. Profuse bloomer that produces showy clusters of tubular orng-red flwrs in spring-fall. Good screen or hedge plant. Attracts hummers. Can be pruned heavily to control size & shape. Height: 4-6'. Width: 3-5'. Exp: sun. Water: mod/dry. USDA Z9.

LOBELIA laxiflora, Mexican Lobelia LOBELIA laxiflora
Mexican Lobelia

Perennial: Fairly drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Good border and container plant. Nice cut flower. Nearly ever blooming in coastal areas, summer blooming elsewhere. Bloom color: orange red. Height: 2 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/moist (can endure bog sites). USDA Z9.

LOBELIA laxiflora x linearis 'Helen Ewart', LOBELIA laxiflora x linearis 'Helen Ewart'

Perennial: Given to us by local plantsman Dan Lozano. This is an upright form of Lobelia spp. without the running characteristics of laxiflora. Fairly drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Good border & container plant. Nice cut flower. Nearly ever blooming in coastal areas, summer blooming elsewhere. Bloom color: orange w/red spots in the middle. Ht: 2-3 feet (sun), 3-4 feet (shade). Exp.: sun-shade. Water: mod. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable LOBELIA siphilitica
Great Lobelia, Cardinal Floweer

Perennial: Clump-former with tubular flowers. Good border, container and cut flower plant. Native to eastern United States. Deer resistant. Attracts hummingbirds. Bloom time: late summer and autumn. Bloom color: blue. Size: 24-36" x 18". Exposure: part shade. Water: moist (resents wet conditions in winter). Bog tolerant. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable LOBELIA tupa
Devil's Tobacco

Perennial: Deer resistant. Bog tolerant. An unusual form from Chile with 2-lipped flowers and gray-green lightly felted foliage. Doesn't resemble typical Lobelias. Attracts hummingbirds. Good cut flower. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: scarlet to deep dull scarlet with red-purple stems. Size: 6-8' x 3-4'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/moist. USDA Z8.

LOBULARIA maritima 'White Stream', Sweet Alysumm LOBULARIA maritima 'White Stream'
Sweet Alysumm

Annual of Tender Perennial: Great as a ground cover, in boders, pots, hanging baskets, rock gardens and window boxes. Easy to grow with very fragrant honey scented flowers. Very heat tolerant. Attracts butterflies. Grow in full sun or part shade. Bloom time: spring - fall. Bloom color: white. Water: moderate. Height: 8-12". Spread: 12-15" USDA Z10.

Photo unavailable LOMANDRA confertifolia ssp. rubiginosa 'Pacific Sky'

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to Australia. A non-invasive & easy to maintain grass w/fine long blue-gray foliage & a clump-forming habit. Improved vigor & disease resistance when compared to similar varieties. During summer it produces highly fragrant small yellow blooms. Mass plantings give a wonderful seaside Mediterranean feel. Once established it has a very low watering requirement. Height:1-2'. Width: 2-3'. Exp.: sun/pt. shade. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable LOMANDRA hystrix 'Tropic Belle'

Perennial: A tufted hardy plant with arching strap like leaves and yellow flower spikes in Spring. Suited to moist soils ( Height then about 35") but can tolerate dry conditions ( Height then about 25") Width about 28" Tolerates both clay and sandy soils, windy and salt laden windy positions. Very phytophera resistant. Sun to part shade

Photo unavailable LOMANDRA longifolia 'Arctic Frost'
Mat Rush

Perennial: A versatile ornamental grass-like plant with variegated dark green with white edged foliage. Yellow flower heads in spring that are fragrant. A great alternative for shrubs and ground covers. Excellent for mass commercial or highway plantings. Extremely drought tolerant when established. Performs well in sand or clay soils. Tolerates heavy frost, seaside, & hot humid conditions. Evergreen till about 15 degrees. Size: 1-2' x 1-2'. Water: low. Light: Full sun to part shade.

Photo unavailable LOMANDRA longifolia 'Baby Breeze'
Mat Rush

Perennial: A versatile ornamental grass-like plant with narrow green foliage & fragrant yellow flower heads in spring. A great alternative for shrubs & ground covers. Excellent for mass, commercial or highway plantings. Extremely drought tolerant when established. Performs well in sand or clay soils. Tolerates heavy frost, seaside, & hot humid conditions. Evergreen till about 15 deg. Ht: 16-18 in. W: 18 in. Water: low. Exposure: sun/part shade. USDA Z9-11. PP #28,260

LOMANDRA longifolia 'Breeze', Mat Rush LOMANDRA longifolia 'Breeze'
Mat Rush

Perennial: A versatile ornamental grass-like plant ,yellow flower heads in spring. A great alternative for shrubs and ground covers. Excellent for mass commercial or highway plantings. Extremely drought tolerant when established. Performs well in sand or clay soils. Tolerates heavy frost and hot and/or humid conditions. Evergreen till about 15 degrees. Height: 2-3' Width: 2' Full sun to part shade PP #15,420

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