Green Mormon Tea
Green Mormon Tea is an evergreen shrub, 4 ft., desert areas, Calif. to Utah, looks like leafless shrub. In many desert locations both species (E. californica and Ephedra virides) exist together. Ephed... Learn more.
Fireweed is a 2-3' perennial covered with 1" pink flowers. The name Fireweed originated as it's a pioneer plant, one that is one of the first plants emerging after a fire Excellent to enhance a woodl... Learn more.
The perennial form that we grow has small 1/4 inch leaves that grow foot tall. It was found in a creek in the Fraizer Park area. Each year it appears when the soil warms up. Each year it goes to slee... Learn more.
Eriastrum densifolium austromontanum
A 1ft perennial. with bright blue flowers. It grows in gravelly soil. Very showy when in flower, invisible when not. Very drought tolerant. Native to many inland valleys and mountains.... Learn more.
A very fast growing large perennial that looks like a cross between a margarite and rabbit brush. Use in sunny rocky spots for dramatic color or to stablize the site until the pines or oaks kick in. P... Learn more.
Wedgeleaf Golden bush, Cliff Goldenbush or Cliff Heathgoldenrod is native in rocky crevices along the mountain edges of the southwestern deserts. Native from Baja to Nevada (along the east side of th... Learn more.
A five ft. perennial shrub. Native Americans and early settlers used it for a cure-all. Now used for soil stabilization; will sucker along roots and tie-up a bank area. It's very drought tolerant. A p... Learn more.
Smooth leaf yerba santa
Smooth leaf yerba santa is native to the mountains of southern California. Mixed habitats range from forest through Joshua Tree woodland, always on the edges of the desert, but not in the desert.... Learn more.
A small perennial with yellow-red flowers and grey-silver foliage. A rock garden plant for tough situations in higher elevations. The buckwheats are very important butterfly plants and one of the pil... Learn more.
Its native from N. Calif. to E. Washington, Idaho to 7500 feet. Its flowers are very light yellow flowers in a tight cluster. It has dark green foliage. It tolerates containers better than many. This ... Learn more.
Eriogonum nudum pubiflorum
Naked buckwheat is a slender spike of white or pink or yellow flowers. It harbors a delightful little insect that mirrors the flower petals. (I thought I'd knocked a flower off when I took the pictur... Learn more.
Sulphur Flower buckwheat
Sulphur flower buckwheat, Eriogonum umbellatum is one of the lowest of the perennial buckwheats, growing only 3 inches tall and 3 ft. wide, with showy yellow flowers and grey foliage; is an excellen... Learn more.
Eriogonum umbellatum polyanthum Shasta Buckwheat
Eriogonum umbellatum var. polyanthum, is a wide ranging form normal in the middle elevation Sierra Nevada mountains, with yellow flowers on a 1 ft high by 3 ft wide plant; likes good soil, some summer... Learn more.
Eriogonum ursinum is native to the middle elevations of the northern Sierra Nevada mountains, growing in full sun in most areas, afternoon shade in desert areas. Water once/week until established, th... Learn more.
Eriogonum wrightii subscaposum
Eriogonum wrightii subscaposum is a small buckwheat, compact and mounding with the plant not exceeding a foot tall. Wright's Buckwheat has slender pale pink flower spikes. This is a a desert buckwhe... Learn more.
Golden-Yarrow, a perennial, 1-2 ft. high, with bright yellow flowers in early summer, does best with full sun, a little summer water, and good drainage. Eriophyllum confertiflorum is excellent with ... Learn more.
Eriophyllum lanatum grandiflorum
Common Woolly Sunflower
Eriophyllum lanatum var. grandiflorum, Common Woolly Sunflower is a grey perennial, 1-2 ft. high, with yellow, daisy-like flowers, wo inches across; a good garden plant, liking full sun to part-day s... Learn more.
Annual, biennial, perennial, 1 ft., orange to orange-red, fragrant flowers, March - July, (longer with water), sun to part shade, dry to garden tolerant. We had one that lived for 2-3 years here and g... Learn more.
California Fescue grows in greenish gray tufts very much like a cross between Deer Grass and needle Grass. If you are into grasses it makes a good planting. Deer grass in the drainage, California Fesc... Learn more.
Idaho Fescue is a perennial grass, that can grow to a foot tall. It is native from around San Francisco to Canada. Idaho Fescue is good for a meadow grass in cool summer areas, but also grows in h... Learn more.