Arctostaphylos pechoensis Margarita's Joy
Margarita's Joy manzanita is an interesting natural hybrid that occurs on the central coast. A very neat, tight and clean manzanita that is small enough to fit in most gardens. Dainty. The plant is g... Learn more.
Arctostaphylos purissima Burton Mesa Groundcover
This ground cover form of Arctostaphylos purrissima is a bright green, evergreen groundcover one foot by four foot. Purrissima is very tolerant of sand and can grow in beach sand in coastal regions. I... Learn more.
Rainbowensis is a lower moundy Big Berried Manzanita. We grew some for a remediation in South Riverside County, and are growing new plants off of the extra plants. We have not played with the plants ... Learn more.
Arctostaphylos rudis Burton Beauty Manzanita
Arctostaphylos rudis 'Burton Beauty' looks a bit like a columnar Howard McMinn. However, unlike Howard McMinn that grows in northern California in clay soil and moderate rainfall, Burton Bea... Learn more.
Arctostaphylos Sonoma Manzanita Bush
Sonoma manzanita was not impressive until it flowered. The large pink flowers made quite an impression on everyone. The foliage is neat, green, and glossy. The bark is deep red and clean. A nice pla... Learn more.
Arctostaphylos tomentosa subcordata Tranquil Cliff
Santa Cruz Island Manzanita
Arctostaphylos tomentosa ssp. subcordata is a manzanita that is supposed to only occur on the Channel Islands, but occurs (according to Smith and Hoover, and we found it in a couple of surveys also), ... Learn more.
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Radiant Manzanita
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Arctostaphylos uva-ursi saxicola
Evergreen groundcover that is dark green with some red. Very garden tolerant and it tolerates regular water. A very formal dark green with reddish hues. Our mother plants were less than a foot tall (... Learn more.
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi suborbiculata San Bruno
A manzanita introduction by Ken Taylor from San Bruno mountain. This Arctostaphylos might be the uva-ursi forma leobreweri saved from extinction by James Roof. Nice plant, tolerant of gardens and eve... Learn more.
Arctostaphylos wellsii Wells Manzanita
A 6', gray foliage, red trunk and stems, a very clean and neat 'reserved' plant with red-brown bark. This manzanita grows in the Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, and Avila area on sandstone, and sand o... Learn more.
Purple three awn grass is a perennial grass of the Kansas prairie that can be spotted in many small patches throughout Southern California. A grass lovers dream grass, small clumps of green stems with... Learn more.
Artemisia californicaX Montara Montara
Montara is a selection from San Mateo Co. and appears to be a natural hybrid between Artemisia californica and Artemisia pycnocephala.(Both forms have a diploid chromosome count of 18.) Use in a xero... Learn more.
(Syn. Artemisia dracunculoides, Artemisia glauca) Tarragon (probably not the variety called French Tarragon, the culinary herb) is a very unattractive weed of disturbed places. Worldwide, maybe native... Learn more.
San Diego Sagewort
San Diego Sagewort lives in the coastal valleys of southern San Diego, from about Escondido south in washes and ravines where there\'s a little more ground moisture. This plant, along with its cousin,... Learn more.
California aster ( Symphyotrichum chilense) has summer flowers that make showy cheerful displays along roadsides of much of Coastal Southern California. Great for a woodland shade garden or full su... Learn more.
Nuttall's Milkvetch grows on coastal bluffs and along the coastal strand. If the conditions are harsh with salt spray or drought they will be soft, fuzzy gray. If the conditions are easy and life good... Learn more.
Southern California Locoweed
Southern California Locoweed grows from Santa Barbara to Orange County into Chino hills. So if you live in the Los Angeles Basin this is the locoweed for you and some of your butterflies. Some of the... Learn more.