Strawberry ‘Sequoia’ Fragaria ananassa

Strawberry ‘Sequoia’ Fragaria ananassa Spring is here and that means it’s Strawberry season! We are growing some of the tastiest Strawberries around and ‘Sequoia’ is at the top of the list. This #1 selling Strawberry is officially considered June bearing/Spring bearing, however in mild climates it performs more like an Ever bearing Strawberry, producing fruit from late spring through autumn. ‘Sequoia’ was developed for Coastal California but is widely adaptable, even in cold winter areas. It is resistant to most leaf diseases that may affect other varieties. Generally speaking, June bearing/Spring bearing means that the plants produce a large harvest in late spring or early summer. The abund

Thymus x citriodorus ‘Lemon Thyme’

Thymus x citriodorus ‘Lemon Thyme’ Native to the rocky, arid mountains of Southern France, Spain, Italy and parts of Northern Africa, Thymus x citriodorus ‘Lemon Thyme’ is also at home in the Mediterranean climate of coastal California. This versatile herb can be grown in a variety of settings including rock gardens, kitchen, herb, and cottage gardens. It thrives when planted in mixed containers with other fragrant perennial herbs such Lavender and Oregano. It has a compact growth habit with multiple, somewhat woody branches growing from the base, and tender green foliage at the tips. It grows 6 – 8” tall and wide, and requires full sun. The Sunset Climate Zones are 1-24. The attractive, glo

Calylophus drummondianus (Texas Primrose, Square Bud Primrose)

Calylophus drummondianus (Texas Primrose, Square Bud Primrose) Deep in the heart of Texas you will find Calylophus drummondianus growing alongside other prairie wildflowers. This low-growing, mounding perennial is one tough plant! It can grow in areas that are hot and dry and can handle cold conditions down to 10°F. This beautiful plant goes dormant in the winter but wakes up in spring and blooms continually until late autumn. Calylophus drummondianus grows about 12 inches tall and 24 inches wide. The slender stems are covered with narrow deep green leaves and are tipped with clusters of bright yellow, four-petaled flowers. When mass planted, the vibrant yellow flowers add a bright splash of

Lysimachia nummularia ‘Aurea’ (Creeping Jenny, Moneywort)

Lysimachia nummularia ‘Aurea’ (Creeping Jenny, Moneywort) If you are looking to brighten up a shady area of your garden, then Lysimachia nummularia ‘Aurea’ is the one for you. It has shiny 1 inch, chartreuse-yellow leaves that grow along stems that spread 2 feet or more. This hardy perennial is a fast growing groundcover, creating a low, dense mat that hugs the ground and quickly fills in bare areas of the garden. It is also suitable in hanging baskets and window boxes. Its trailing growth habit makes it a great choice as the “spiller” component of a mixed container garden. ‘Aurea’ performs best in evenly moist, hummus-rich soil. It spreads by rhizomes and if allowed, can overtake neighborin

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