Telegraph Weed. . A hairy, perennial, branching near the upper portion of the plant, with many varieties that ranges throughout California in several plant communities. Flowers yellow and showy. Sy... Learn more.
Rabbit brush is a nondescript two to four foot perennial that erupts in late summer with a passionate display of appealing yellow that has stopped many an artist and ... Learn more.
Venus Thistle is a rather large, tomentose, ( covered with short, soft, matted, white hairs) biennial (sometimes annual) thistle with 1-2" bright red flowers. Very showy. Can grow to six feet tall.... Learn more.
Speckled Clarkia or one of the flowers called Farewell to Spring. We do not sell these as container plants. They are rapidly being replaced by Ripgut, Bromus diandrus as they favor the same situation... Learn more.
Clarkia purpurea is an annual wildflower that grows from Santa Barbara to Marin County and inland to the western Sierras. This is a wildflower so we do not grow it. It is a nice annual but it cannot c... Learn more.
An annual with slender petaled pink flowers up a 2-3' stem. Not showy unless massed. Useful on north or east slopes up to and under oaks and pines. Native on the nursery site. Easy to grow. Learn more.
An annual that grows on north slopes, under trees, etc. in shady places. We commonly see it with Clarkia unguiculata in this area. It has a 1' spike of pale purple to pink flowers. Very showy. Learn more.
California Aster, the original common name was California Corethrogyne. (Lessingia filaginifolia, Aster filaginifolia, Aster tomentellius, Aplopappus haenkei, Corethrogyne tomentella, Corethrogyn... Learn more.
The Douglas Hawthorn is a delightful small tree from western creek banks and north slopes. The fruit is relished by birds, the foliage admired by the people. Ours has had flame orange foliage in fall... Learn more.
A coarse, trailing perennial, with gray-green, rough leaves, yellow flowers, and a large root, undergoes dormancy after flowering and fruiting. Occurs often in sandy areas. Produces a gourd, not edibl... Learn more.
Native to the foothills surrounding the Sacramento Valley in northern California. Fast to 12 ft. then slow to 40 ft. An evergreen tree with branching near base. Flat sprays like thuja. A fragrant, nic... Learn more.
Piute Cypress is a small tree that grows in the mountains of Kern County. Fast to 20' then slowly to 30'. C. nevadensis has very grey foliage. The temperature was -15 F on the site where these grow th... Learn more.
Wild Carrot is an annual wildflower that we sometimes have in our pots. It has been called Rattlesnake weed for it's supposed properties as a poultice on rattle snake bites. Chew it up and stick on... Learn more.
A 2' perennial with flowers in a 4' red spike. July- Aug., 1" red flowers worked by hummingbirds. They lived on our gallons in the nursery. Native in coast ranges, Monterey south. It has nice cut flow... Learn more.
This clumping perennial grass is so soft, and pretty, with really thin soft stems and leaves. Slender Hair Grass disappears in summer (drops to a faint brown patch); is a light grass that blows in the... Learn more.
Dicentra chrysantha, Golden Eardrops, is a gray perennial 2 feet tall with 4 feet spikes of yellow flowers. Flowers May - July. Found in the interior coast ranges and Sierra Nevada Range. cold tolera... Learn more.
Pacific Bleeding Heart (sometimes called Dutchman's Britches) is a 12-18 inch perennial with clusters of delicate, pink flowers in summer. A rock garden plant that grows in damp, places. This Dice... Learn more.
Diplacus aurantiacus, Sticky Monkey flower is the coastal form of Mimulus aurantiacus, a perennial with 1" orange flowers that likes partial shade if planted in the interior sun if it is along the c... Learn more.
Small perennial, goes dormant in summer, has a 1 foot high flower cluster with 1/2 inch shooting stars, good in woodland garden or north slope. We ship them in Jan-Feb. This plant is one of the first ... Learn more.
Broad-leafed shooting star is a nifty little early-spring perennial of the cool shady woods of central California and up into British Columbia, only growing in the mountains of southern California. I... Learn more.
A large clumping green grass. Native in the interface zone between plant communities or in openings. Commonly in areas that have seeps in winter. Drought resistant in most areas. In the desert areas,... Learn more.
Elymus triticoides - Creeping Wild-Rye, Valley Wild-Rye, or Alkali Rye, is native in moist bottom lands throughout much of the west. Looks like a cross between Bermuda grass and Salt grass. Use as you... Learn more.
Evergreen shrub, 5 ft., dry areas, central and southern California, and stems used for tea. Ephedra spp. are good wildlife plants. Grows with Eriogonum fasciculatum polifolium, Encelia actoni, Bricke... 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.