Low; Moderate in Summer

Adiantum x tracyi

Evergreen Fern

Naturally occuring California hybrid fern. Bright shade preferred. Drought tolerant in cool coastal gardens. Deer-proof.

Allium sphaerocephalon “Hair”

Deciduous Bulb

Clumps of strap-like leaves. Blooms May-July, forming distinctive clusters of small bulbils in place of flowers on a 24″ stalk. String-like leaves drape downward, giving the appearance of hair.

Amorphophallus konjac

Deciduous Bulb

Beautiful and distinct tropical foliage emerges in late spring as a single, enormous leaf atop a  speckled stem. Every couple years, may form a massive, striking “corpse” flower. Prefers well  draining soil. Winter dormant.

Amorphophallus konjac “Shattered Glass”

Deciduous Bulb

Beautiful and distinct tropical foliage emerges in late spring as a single, enormous leaf atop a  speckled stem. Every couple years, may form a massive, striking “corpse” flower. Prefers well  draining soil. Winter dormant.

Anigozanthos “Backdraft”

Evergreen Perennial

Vibrant fuzzy tall bloom stalks with dark red flowers in spring and again in fall. Long lasting blooms are perfect for cut flowers.

Anigozanthos “Big Red”

Evergreen Shrub

Vibrant fuzzy tall red flowers,blend well with red stems in Spring and again in Fall. Long lasting blooms are perfect for cut flowers.

Anigozanthos “Bush Diamond”

Evergreen Shrub

White flowers with pink accents, especially apparent in colder months, spring through fall. Grass-like evergreen foliage.

Anigozanthos “Bush Pearl”

Evergreen Shrub

Riotous pink flowers continuous through year. Grass-like evergreen foliage. Watch for slugs on new growth.

Anigozanthos “Bush Ranger”

Evergreen Shrub

Foliage reaches about 18″ and produces red flowers on branched 2 foot tall stalks covered with red hairs from spring-fall.

Anigozanthos “Bush Sunset”

Evergreen Shrub

Upright perennial plant with 2-3 feet tall sword-like foliage and 5-6 feet tall wands of dark red flowers. Remove old leaves and flower stalk after bloom to promote more rigorous growth.

Anigozanthos “Bush Tango”

Evergreen Shrub

Upright perennial plant with 2 ft tall sword-like foliage and 3 ft tall wands of dark red flowers. Remove old leaves and flower stalk after bloom to promote more rigorous growth.

Anigozanthos “Bush Tenacity”

Evergreen Shrub

Upright perennial plant with 2 ft tall sword-like foliage and 3 ft tall red stems topped with orange-gold flowers. Remove old leaves and flower stalk after bloom to promote more rigorous growth.

Anigozanthos “Harmony”

Evergreen Shrub

Vibrant fuzzy tall yellow flowers on pinkish-red stems in Spring and again in Fall. Long lasting blooms are perfect for cut flowers. Cut back after blooms are done.

Anigozanthos “Pink Joey”

Evergreen Shrub

“Bright, clear pink buds dusted with grey mature to form a flower with a deep lavender pink base and grey green outer segment.” Perfect for cut flowers.

Anigozanthos “Red Cross”

Evergreen Shrub

Fuzzy, burgundy-red flowers held high above grasslike foliage. Long lasting blooms are perfect for cut flowers. Attractive to hummingbirds.

Anigozanthos “Rufus”

Evergreen Shrub

The reddest of the red-flowered Kangaroo Paws. Flowers on branched 3 foot tall stalks covered with red hairs from spring-fall.

Anigozanthos “Tequila Sunrise”

Evergreen Shrub

Vibrant reddish-orange flowers with yellow accents blend well with red stems. Long lasting blooms are perfect for cut flowers.

Anigozanthos “Yellow Gem”

Evergreen Shrub

Brilliant yellow flowers fade to orange, stand out against red stems. Long lasting blooms are perfect for cut flowers.

Anigozanthos flavidus

Evergreen Shrub

Vibrant fuzzy tall flowers. Long lasting golden blooms are perfect for cut flowers. Prefers full sun, can tolerate bright shade inland. Tolerates heavy clay soils.

Anigozanthos flavidus “Red”

Evergreen Shrub

Vibrant fuzzy tall flowers. Long lasting red blooms are perfect for cut flowers. Prefers full sun, can tolerate bright shade inland. Tolerates heavy clay soils.

Anigozanthos viridis “Phar Lap”

Evergreen Shrub

Green-blue flowers in winter through early summer. Plant in open area in garden with good drainage. Divide in late summer. Attractive to hummingbirds.

Artemisia “Silver Mound”

Semi-deciduous perennial

Dense mound of soft feathery sliver-grey foliage.  Useful in rock gardens and as a border plant.

Artemisia frigida

Semi-deciduous Perennial

Dense mound of soft wooly sliver-grey foliage. Fragrant and useful in rock gardens or as a border plant. Tiny yellow flowers in summer.

Ceanothus “Tuxedo”

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Evergreen shrub

Hybrid California Lilac with glossy deep green leaves, deep blue flowers summer through fall. Makes a great tall hedge, takes a good pruning. Drought-tolerant, easy to grow.

Dodonaea viscosa “Purpurea”

Evergreen Shrub

Rapid growing, more upright when young spreading out with age. Narrow bronzy-green 4 inch long leaves turn purple with cooler weather. Tiny green flowers clusters mid-summer.

Elegia cuspidata

Evergreen Restio

Upright stems to 3 feet. Brown sheaths, dark brown flowers.

Helichrysum “Ruby Cluster”

Evergreen Perennial

Showy clusters of deep pink buds open to white flowers. Large grey leaves. Low growing groundcover.

Homalocladium platycladum

Evergreen shrub

Flat, segmented, bright green stems with tiny red and white flowers along the edges.

Iris douglasiana

Evergreen Perennial

Light Blue flowers May thru June. Can handle full sun at coast, prefers shade and some summer water inland.