Rhamnus californica 'Mound San Bruno' syn. (Frangula californica) California Coffeeberry, Ca

Rhamnus californica 'Mound San Bruno' syn. (Frangula californica) California Coffeeberry, California Buckthorn An evergreen shrub that is native to California, South Western United States and Baja California. Commonly known as California Coffeberry, this long-living perennial is frequently found in communities of Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, and Oak Woodlands. It grows 3-5 feet tall and 8-12 feet wide, with branches that have a reddish tinge and dark green leaves that have a buff-colored underside. 'Mound San Bruno's flowers are not showy, but are an important nectar source for native Bees and Butterflies. Rhamnus californica is a good choice for Wildlife gardens, habitat restoration and n

Eriogonum fasciculatum ‘Warriner Lytle’ (California Buckwheat)

Eriogonum fasciculatum ‘Warriner Lytle’ (California Buckwheat) Native to the foothills and desert-mountain slopes of California, Eriogonum fasciculatum ‘Warriner Lytle’ is an outstanding addition to a sunny spot in the landscape. This sprawling Buckwheat grows 1-3 feet tall, with arching branches that spread 4-5 feet wide. In spring and summer, deep rose flower buds appear, opening up to pinkish-white flowers. As summer progresses into fall the flowers gradually change to a rich reddish brown. The flowers are an excellent nectar source for Bees and Butterflies, making this a great choice for a pollinator garden. In fall the seed heads attract local birds, creating a bird-friendly habitat. In

Satureja douglasii ‘Yerba Buena’ (syn. Clinopodium douglasii)

Satureja douglasii ‘Yerba Buena’ (syn. Clinopodium douglasii) Commonly found growing in communities of Coastal Scrub, Chaparral, mixed Evergreen Forests and Redwood Forests, from Southern California to British Columbia, Satureja douglasii ‘Yerba Buena’ is a fantastic understory groundcover that thrives in mostly shady conditions. Legend has it that early settlers of a small coastal California town found it in such abundance, that they named their new community “Yerba Buena”. Over the years the settlement grew significantly and its name was changed – to San Francisco. This humble California native grows about 6 inches tall and can spread up to 4 feet wide. Its square-shaped stems and fragrant

Festuca glauca ‘Beyond Blue’ (‘Beyond Blue’ Fescue)

Festuca glauca ‘Beyond Blue’ (‘Beyond Blue’ Fescue) Best known for its intense, powder-blue foliage, Festuca glauca ‘Beyond Blue’ is an outstanding ornamental grass that creates a vivid display in the garden. When planted along the edge of a garden path, ‘Beyond Blue’ will beckon visitors to discover where the path leads. In a rock garden, it adds a dramatic contrast in shape, texture and color to the often smooth and fleshy leaves of succulents. Mass planted in a landscape, the brightness of the blue will cause people to stop and take notice. Festuca glauca ‘Beyond Blue’ grows in tidy mounds, 9-12” tall and 18” wide, with quill-like blades that hold their icy-blue color year-round. Feathery

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