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SALVIA x microphylla Heatwave 'Glitter', Heatwave Sage SALVIA x microphylla Heatwave 'Glitter'
Heatwave Sage

Perennial: The Heatwave series bring intense flower colors in a tight, compact form. A hybrid cross of microphylla and greggii it provides increased garden hardiness. Also they do not spread or get as leggy as some Salvias do. Very tolerant of dry, hot conditions. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Aromatic. Blm time: spring-fall. Blm color: vibrant lilac pink. Ht: 2-3'. Width: 2-3'. Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod./dry. USDA Z6-9.

SALVIA x microphylla Heatwave 'Sparkle', Heatwave Sage SALVIA x microphylla Heatwave 'Sparkle'
Heatwave Sage

Perennial: The Heatwave series bring intense flower colors in a tight, compact form. A hybrid cross of microphylla and greggii it provides increased garden hardiness. Also they do not spread or get as leggy as some Salvias do. Very tolerant of dry, hot conditions. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Aromatic. Blm time: spring-fall. Blm color: vibrant deep pink. Ht: 2-3'. Width: 2-3'. Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod./dry. USDA Z6-9.

Photo unavailable SALVIA x superba 'Bordeau White'

Perennial Herb: Tolerates drought and deer. Excellent border plant or standing alone in a container. Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Blooms: spring-fall. Wide fragrant green leaves with spikes of white flowers. Bloom: spring-fall. Color: white. Height: 18-24". Growth habit: upright. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z4-9.

SALVIA x sylvestris 'Blue Hills' ('Blauhugel'), Meadow Sage, Hybrid Sage SALVIA x sylvestris 'Blue Hills' ('Blauhugel')
Meadow Sage, Hybrid Sage

Perennial Herb: Tolerates drought, deer and gophers. Excellent border, rock garden, pot and edge plant. Goes well under garden roses. Combines nicely with Achillea (yarrow). Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: medium blue. Height: 1-2 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5. (syn. S. nemorosa, S. superba)

SALVIA x sylvestris 'May Night' ('Mainacht'), Meadow Sage, Hybrid Sage SALVIA x sylvestris 'May Night' ('Mainacht')
Meadow Sage, Hybrid Sage

Perennial Herb: Tolerates drought, deer and gophers. Excellent border, rock garden, pot and edge plant. Goes well under garden roses. Combines nicely with Achillea (yarrow). Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: dark violet blue. Growth: 24" x 24". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5. (syn. S. nemorosa, S. superba)

SALVIA x sylvestris 'Snowhill' ('Schneehugel'), Meadow Sage, Hybrid Sage SALVIA x sylvestris 'Snowhill' ('Schneehugel')
Meadow Sage, Hybrid Sage

Perennial Herb: Tolerates drought, deer & gophers. Excellent border, rock garden, pot and edge plant. Goes well under garden roses. Combines nicely with Achillea (yarrow). Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: white. Ht: 18". W: 18". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5. (syn. S. nemorosa, S. superba)

Photo unavailable SAMBUCUS nigra 'Sunrise Surprise'
Welsh Gold Elder

Shrub or Small Tree: Deciduous. Golden green foliage with white flowers in summer that produce bright red berries later. Attracts butterflies & hummers. Good border plant. Ht: 40"'. Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/moist. Clay tolerant. USDA Z4.

SAMBUCUS nigra Black Tower ('Eiffel01'), Black Tower Elder SAMBUCUS nigra Black Tower ('Eiffel01')
Black Tower Elder

Shrub or Small Tree: Deciduous. A dramatic new Black Elder! Has a sturdy form w/black foliage that doesn't fade to green in summer but acutally gets darker. Loads of lemon scented, rich pk flowers in summer w/black berries later. Attracts butterflies & hummers. A break through plant w/intriguing black foliage. Good border plant. Ht: 6-8'. Sprd: 3-4'. Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/moist. Clay tolerant. USDA Z4. PP23,633.

Photo unavailable SANSEVIERIA 'Black Jade Hahnii'
Photo unavailable SANSEVIERIA 'Superba Robusta'
Photo unavailable SANTOLINA 'Little Nicky'
Dwarf Lavender Cotton

Evergreen shrub: Drought & coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Use in borders, containers. edges, rock garden & low hedges. Has rounded button-like flowers & aromatic foliage. Light on flowering, so stays tight & compact. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: summer. Color: bright yellow. Size: 6-8" x 8-12". Full sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z7.

SANTOLINA chamaecyparissus, Lavender Cotton SANTOLINA chamaecyparissus
Lavender Cotton

Evergreen shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Tolerates coastal conditions. Use in borders, edges, rock gardens and low hedges. Has rounded button-like flowers and aromatic foliage. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: bright yellow. Size: 2' x 3'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z7.

Photo unavailable SANTOLINA chamaecyparissus 'Nana'
Lavender Cotton

Evergreen shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Tolerates coastal conditions. Use in borders, edges, rock garden and low hedges. Has rounded button-like flowers and aromatic foliage. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: bright yellow. Height: to 12 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z7.

Photo unavailable SANTOLINA rosmarinifolia (S. virens)
Lavender Cotton

Evergreen shrub: Drought, deer, fire & coastal tolerant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Border, rock garden, edge, bank, ground cover, and hedge plant. Has rounded button-like flowers and aromatic foliage. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: creamy chartreuse. Height: to 2 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable SANTOLINA virens 'Lemon Fizz'
Cotton Lavender

Evergreen shrub: Distinctive chartreuse, thread-like foliage that is dramatically different from the common grey & green leaved ones. Really good color for winter interest! Use in containers, borders, edges, rock garden & low hedges. Needs well-draining area. Has rounded button-like flowers & aromatic foliage. Blm time: summer. Blm color: soft yellow. Size: 12" x 18". Compact, mounding. Exp: sun/lt. shade. Water: moderate/dry.

SANVITALIA 'Tequila', Creeping Zinnia, Mexican Zinnia SANVITALIA 'Tequila'
Creeping Zinnia, Mexican Zinnia

Perennial: Deer resistant. Drought & heat tolerant. Low maintenance. Great compact trailer for hanging baskets or containers. Good bed, border, groundcover or rock garden plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: golden yellow (daisy-like flowers). Height: 6-12". Spread: 24-32". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. Protect from frost. USDA Z9-11.

Photo unavailable SANVITALIA speciosa 'Talya Bright'
SATUREJA douglasii 'Indian Mint', Yerba Buena SATUREJA douglasii 'Indian Mint'
Yerba Buena

Perennial Herb: Member of the mint family. This cultivar has a nice cascading, trailing, uniform habit. Dk grn dense, bushy folg w/a highly minty fragrance. Mat-forming. Attractive herb for a ground cover, in shady garden borders or for containers/hanging baskets. Use lvs to make a refreshing tea. Color: wht. Blooms: spring-fall. Ht: 2-4". Width: 5-6'. Does well in shade, can also take sun. Water: mod. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable SATUREJA douglasii (Yerba Buena)
Yerba Buena ("Good Herb")

Perennial Herb: Native to California. Member of the mint family, well known for it's medicinal properties. Mat-forming, it will take light foot traffic, giving off a lovely minty fragrance. It is an attractive herb for ground cover and in shady garden borders. It produces small tubular, white to lavender flowers during late spring to early fall. Does well in shade, can also take sun.

SATUREJA species 'Mendocino', Yerba Buena ("Good Herb") SATUREJA species 'Mendocino'
Yerba Buena ("Good Herb")

Perennial Herb: Native to Northern California. Found in the Mendocino Forest. Has a slightly different fragrance than the species. Member of the mint family, well known for it's medicinal properties. Mat-forming, will take light foot traffic, giving off a lovely minty fragrance. Great as a ground cover & in shady garden borders. Height: 2-6". Spread: 3'. Exposure: sun-shade. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: white. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable SAXIFRAGA stolonifera
Photo unavailable SAXIFRAGA x arendsii 'Alpino Early Lime'
Saxifrage or Rockfoil

Perennial: Evergreen. Deer resistant. A game-changer in Saxifraga breeding, the 'Alpino Early' series is very free flowering with large blooms in stunning colors. Clump former with flower stalks that rise above the foliage. Excellent in pots, rock gardens and beds. Bloom time: spring. Bloom color: white tinged w/green. Height: 6-10". Width: 8-12". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Prefers well drained soil. USDA Z5.

SAXIFRAGA x arendsii 'Alpino Early Picotee', Saxifrage or Rockfoil SAXIFRAGA x arendsii 'Alpino Early Picotee'
Saxifrage or Rockfoil

Perennial: Evergreen. Deer resistant. A game-changer in Saxifraga breeding, the 'Alpino Early' series is very free flowering with large blooms in stunning colors. Clump former with flower stalks that rise above the foliage. Excellent in pots, rock gardens and beds. Bloom time: spring. Bloom color: reddish-pink w/cream centers. Height: 6-10". Width: 8-12". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Prefers well drained soil. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable SCABIOSA 'Snow Maiden'
Photo unavailable SCABIOSA 'Summer Nights'
Pincushion Flower

Perennial: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Good bedding, border, container, cut flower & rock garden plant. Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds & bees. Remove spent blooms to encourage more! Blooms continuously from spring-fall. Bloom color: wine-red flowers studded w/white pin like stamens. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z6.

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