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LOMANDRA longifolia 'Katrinus Deluxe', Mat Rush LOMANDRA longifolia 'Katrinus Deluxe'
Mat Rush

Perennial: Evergreen. Deer resistant. Tough ornamental grass-like plant w/crmy ylw blms in spring. Great alternative to shrubs & ground covers. Excellent for commercial or highway plantings. Faster to establish than L. 'Breeze'. Extremely drought tolerant once established. Performs well in sand or clay soils. Tolerant of heavy frost & hot or humid conditions. Size 2-3' x 2-3'. Exp.: full sun/pt shade. USDA Z7. PP# 19,262.

Photo unavailable LOMANDRA longifolia x confertifolia 'Lime Tough'
Mat Rush

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Compact grass with fine lime green leaves that stay lush all year round. In summer fragrant small yellow flower spikes emerge. This plant is extremely hardy and tolerates frost and dry conditions. Grows in full sun to part shade and is adaptable to most clay, loam and well drained soils and performs well under trees.

Photo unavailable LONICERA japonica 'Halliana'
Japanese Honeysuckle, Hall's Honeysuckle

Deciduous vine: Deer & drought resistant. Clay tolerant. A vigorous & free flowering woody-stemmed plant with clusters of tubular, extremely fragrant white flowers that mature to yellow. Named in honor of George Rogers Hall, an American medical doctor living in Japan. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Can be invasive. Blooms: early summer-fall. Ht: 15-30'. Spread: 3-6'. Exp.: full sun/part shade. Water: mod.-dry. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable LONICERA japonica 'Purpurea'
Japanese Honeysuckle, Purple-Leaf Honeysuckle

Deciduous vine: Deer & drought resistant. Clay tolerant. A vigorous & free flowering woody-stemmed plant w/clusters of tubular, extremely fragrant purple-red & white bicolored flowers that age to a creamy ylw. This vine produces coral-red fruit & its foliage turns dp prpl bronze in winter. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Can be invasive. Blooms: early summer-fall. Ht: 10-30'. Exp.: full sun/pt shade. Water: mod.-dry. USDA Z6.

Photo unavailable LONICERA nitida 'Baggesen's Gold'
Box or Boxleaf Honeysuckle

Evergreen shrub: Tolerant of drought, deer, clay, gophers, coast & salt spray. Good border, container & hedge plant-good for clipping & responds well to pruning. Resistant to oak root fungus. Has bluish-purple fruit. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Blooms: spring. Color: creamy white. Ht: to 6'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

LONICERA nitida 'Lemon Beauty', Box or Boxleaf Honeysuckle LONICERA nitida 'Lemon Beauty'
Box or Boxleaf Honeysuckle

Evergreen shrub: Tolerant of drought, deer, clay, gophers, coast & salt spray. Good border, pot & hedge plant-good for clipping & responds well to pruning. Resistant to oak root fungus. Has green foliage with gold edges with bronze tints on new growth. Attracts butterflies & hummers. Blooms: spring. Size: 3' x 3'. Sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z7.

LONICERA pileata, Privet Honeysuckle LONICERA pileata
Privet Honeysuckle

Shrub: Evergreen or semi-evergreen dense, prostrate plant for slopes, bank cover or rock gardens. Blooms in late spring with fragrant creamy white flowers followed by violet berries. Attracts butterflies. Good seaside shrub. Takes clipping and pruning. Water: moderate. Deer and clay tolerant. Growth: 2 feet x 8 feet. Exposure: part shade. USDA Z5-10.

Photo unavailable LOTUS berthelotii
Parrot's Beak, Coral Gem

Subshrub: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Good for hanging baskets, containers, ground cover or to let cascade over a wall. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: scarlet. Height: 12 inches. Trailing 2-3 foot long stems. Exposure: sun/part shade. Moderate water. USDA Z10.

Photo unavailable LOTUS bertholetti 'Red'
Parrot’s Beak

Subshrub: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Good for hanging baskets, containers, ground cover or to let cascade over a wall. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: red. Height: 12 inches. Trailing 2-3 foot long stems. Exposure: sun/part shade. Moderate water. USDA Z10.

LOTUS maculatus 'Gold Flash', Trefoil LOTUS maculatus 'Gold Flash'
Trefoil

Perennial: Good for hanging baskets, rock gardens, containers, ground cover and on banks. Very showy and adds a tropical look to your garden. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: gold with red tips-unusual shape. Height: 12 inches. Trailing growth habit. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z10.

Photo unavailable LUDISIA discolor var. nigracans (syn. ANOECTOCHILUS discolor)
Black Jewel Orchid

Orchid: Grown for its foliage instead of its flowers. Attractive diamond-shaped leaves range from dark green to chocolate brown to black with a thin silver line down the center. The leaves are very velvety! White flowers are held on 12" flower spikes above the foliage. Height: 10 inches. Width: 12 inches. USDA Z10. Mostly grown as a houseplant and in terrariums. Indoors: bright, indirect light, can tolerate humidity. Consistent water, moist but not soggy. Pet friendly.

LUPINUS succulentus, Arroyo Lupine LUPINUS succulentus
Arroyo Lupine

Annual: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. CA native. A very large & quick grower! Bears clusters of 8" sweet pea shaped blooms in dense spikes. Fragrant. Nice cut flower. Great for fields, slopes, roadsides, country gardens. Excellent in wildflower mixtures or sow w/California poppy for contrast. Attracts bees, butterflies & hummingbirds. Blm time: spring-summer. Blm color: rich purple blue. Ht: 3-4'. Width: 1-3'. Full sun. Water: moderate-dry.

Photo unavailable LYSIMACHIA congestiflora 'Persian Chocolate'
Dense-flowered Loosestrife

Perennial: Semi-evergreen. Mat forming ground cover with purple foliage and loads of flowers. Good ground cover, hanging basket, container and ground cover plant. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: gold. Height: 2-6 inches. Width: 3 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z6-9. PPAF

Photo unavailable LYSIMACHIA nummularia 'Aurea'
Creeping Jenny/Charlie, Moneywort

Perennial: Deer resistant. Coast tolerant. Evergreen ground cover, container and hanging basket plant-will spill over walls. Does well near streams. Attractive golden-yellow foliage. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: yellow. Height: 3-5 inches. Width: 2 feet. Exposure: shade. Water: moist. Bog tolerant. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable LYSIMACHIA nummularia 'Goldilocks'
Creeping Jenny/Charlie, Moneywort

Perennial: Deer resistant. Coast tolerant. Evergreen ground cover, container and hanging basket plant-will spill over walls. Does well near streams. Attractive greenish gold foliage. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: yellow. Height: 2-4 inches. Width: 2-3 feet. Exposure: sun/shade. Water: moist. Bog tolerant. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable LYSIMACHIA nummularia 'Green'
Creeping Jenny, Green Moneywort

Perennial: Deer resistant. Coast tolerant. Evergreen ground cover, container and hanging basket plant-will spill over walls. Does well near streams. Attractive bright green foliage. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: yellow. Height: 2-4 inches. Width: 2 feet. Exposure: shade. Water: moist. Bog tolerant. USDA Z4.

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