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Photo unavailable PHORMIUM cookianum 'Black Adder'
New Zealand Flax

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, windbreak, pots and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray & poor soil. Foliage: deep burgundy black leaves with glossy overlay. Height: 3 feet. Spread: 3 feet. Exposure: sun to light shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8.

PHORMIUM tenax 'Bronze Baby', New Zealand Flax, New Zealand Hemp, Flax Lily PHORMIUM tenax 'Bronze Baby'
New Zealand Flax, New Zealand Hemp, Flax Lily

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, windbreak, pots and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray and poor soil. Vigorous. Foliage: upright, arching red-brown with some orange in fall. Height: 3-4 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable PHORMIUM tenax 'Jack Spratt'
New Zealand Flax, New Zealand Hemp, Flax Lily

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, containers and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coastal winds, salt spray and poor soil. Foliage color: drooping, reddish-brown with bright green base. Height: 1.5-2 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: can vary. Sunset Zones 7-14. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable PHORMIUM tenax 'Mat's Merlot'
New Zealand Flax

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, containers & borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast, winds, salt spray & poor soil. Foliage: upper dk reddish prpl & smoky dk green below w/leave tips that arch over gracefully. Similar to 'Dark Delight' but w/slightly narrower lvs that are a little redder & have a more pronounced arch to the lvs. Size: 3-4' x 3-5'. Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod.-dry USDA Z8.

PHORMIUM tenax 'Pink Stripe', New Zealand Flax, New Zealand Hemp, Flax Lily PHORMIUM tenax 'Pink Stripe'
New Zealand Flax, New Zealand Hemp, Flax Lily

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, windbreak, containers and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray and poor soil. Foliage: bronze-green with pink margins. Height: 6 feet, bushy. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable PHORMIUM tenax 'Shiraz'
New Zealand Flax, New Zealand Hemp, Flax Lily

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Clumping, upright habit with sword-like burgundy red leaves that feature orange-red midribs. White flower clusters appear above the foliage in the summer. Exposure: full sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Attracts hummingbirds. Good for borders & rock gardens. Height: 2-3’. Width: 2-3’. USDA Z7.

Photo unavailable PHORMIUM tenax 'Tiny Tiger' (syn. 'Nana Aurea')
New Zealand Flax, New Zealand Hemp, Flax Lily

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, containers and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray and poor soil. Good grower. Foliage: upright and chunky gray-green with cream margins. Height: to 12 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable PHORMIUM tenax 'Toney Tiger'
New Zealand Flax, New Zealand Hemp, Flax Lily

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, containers and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray and poor soil. Vigorous. Foliage: upright and chunky gray-green with cream margins. Height: to 2.5-3 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable PHYLA nodiflora 'Tesla' (Lippia repens 'Tesla')
Lippia, Frogfruit

Perennial: Evergreen, deer, drought & fire toler. CA native. Part of Greenlee Meadow Collection. Very good lawn substitute, especially in difficult spots, can take foot traffic. Especially useful in heavy traffic areas & for erosion control. Ht: 2". Plant 2' apart for a quick, dense, creeping turf. Attracts bees, butterflies & other beneficials. Tolerates clay, sand & loamy soils. Blms: spring-fall. Blm color lav.-pk. Exp.: sun. Wtr: mod./dry. Z8.

Photo unavailable PHYSALIS pruinosa 'Goldie' (Ground Cherry Tomato)
Organic Ground Cherry, Strawberry Tomato, Cape Gooseberry

Annual: Sweet, tropical tasting œ-Ÿ" gold berries that are considered a superfood. When ripe, the husk becomes papery and the fruit falls off the plant and is ready picked from the ground. Place a tarp underneath at harvest time if desired. Fruits can be eaten raw, dried like raisins, frozen, canned, or made into preserves, cooked in pies, and desserts. Bushy growth habit. Height: 2.5-3 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. Days to maturity: 75

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.

Photo unavailable PLATYCODON grandiflorus 'Astra Blue' (syn. 'Astra Single Blue')
Balloon Flower

Herbaceous Perennial: Deer resistant. Attracts butterflies. Vigorous and floriferous. Has pretty balloon-shaped buds opening to flowers resembling bellflowers. Good on patios, flowerbeds, containers, borders, cottage gardens and rock gardens. Good cut flower. Emerges slowly in spring-be patient. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: violet blue. Height: 4–6 inches. Width: 8-10 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z3.

Photo unavailable PLATYCODON grandiflorus 'Astra Semi-Double Blue'i
Photo unavailable PLATYCODON grandiflorus 'Astra Semi-Double Pink'
Balloon Flower

Herbaceous Perennial: Deer resistant. Attracts butterflies. Vigorous and floriferous. Has pretty balloon-shaped buds opening to flowers resembling bellflowers. Good on patios, flowerbeds, containers, borders, cottage gardens and rock gardens. Good cut flower. Emerges slowly in spring-be patient. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: semi-double, soft pink. Height: 4-10 inches. Width: 12-16 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z3.

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