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Plants For Northern Coastal Sage Scrub

Arctostaphylos Baby Bear Manzanita Bush

Arctostaphylos Baby Bear Manzanita Bush Manzanita by the baby bear
'Baby Bear' manzanita has dark red almost purple bark, bright rose pink flowers, liked by hummingbirds, butterflies, bumblebees and other native bees, easy to grow, tolerates most soils, Baby Bear man... Learn more.

Arctostaphylos columbiana

Arctostaphylos columbiana Hairy Manzanita
An evergreen, 5-10' high shrub, Hairy Manzanita grows along the coastal plains in the evergreen forest from northern California to British Columbia. A fuzzy, light- green plant that grows under pines,... Learn more.

Arctostaphylos edmundsii Indian Hill Manzanita groundcover
Evergreen ground cover. 6" by 4', light green foliage. Needs garden conditions with good drainage. It has no vigor in the heat and is not cold hardy below 20 deg.. (It's not as bad as 'Monterey Carpet... Learn more.

Arctostaphylos hooveri Hoovers Manzanita

Arctostaphylos hooveri Hoovers Manzanita
Hoovers Manzanita is an evergray 10' X `6' bush with red stems that has proved intractable in our climate and soil. This species has an interesting leaf appearance, because of the long, silvery, hair... Learn more.

Arctostaphylos pacifica x

Arctostaphylos pacifica x San Bruno Carpet
Arctostaphylos pacifica x is an evergreen groundcover that is very garden tolerant and grows well with regular waterings. This is supposed to be like A. glandulosa, but it looks much more like A. uv... Learn more.

Arctostaphylos pumila

Arctostaphylos pumila Sandmat Manzanita
A gray mounding ground cover manzanita from the inner dunes and hills around Monterey Bay. With a few summer wash offs and some afternoon shade, this rare species grows fair in our central coast range... Learn more.

Arctostaphylos Sonoma Manzanita Bush

Arctostaphylos Sonoma Manzanita Bush Stanford Manzanita
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 uva-ursi Point Reyes Manzanita

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Point Reyes Manzanita sandberry
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Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Radiant Manzanita

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Radiant Manzanita sandberry
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Armeria maritima californica

Armeria maritima californica Thrift
6" mound with 1" pink pom-poms 1' high. Will take almost any climate with regular water. Best in part shade inland, full sun along coast. Not drought tolerant or tough except on coastal bluffs. Excell... Learn more.

Artemisia californicaX Montara Montara

Artemisia californicaX Montara 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.

Baccharis pilularis consanguinea

Baccharis pilularis consanguinea Coyote Brush
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Baccharis pilularis pilularis Twin Peaks

Baccharis pilularis pilularis Twin Peaks Dwarf Coyote Brush
Native along coast from Sonoma to Monterey Co. A very adaptable groundcover. Near coast,1 ft. high 10 ft. wide, small leaves, evergreen. As you go inland the plant changes into a shrub. The leaves ge... Learn more.

Calystegia purpurata

Calystegia purpurata Purplish Morning Glory
Calystegia purpurata, or Purplish Morning Glory, is a perennial vine well enough behaved to use on a trellis next to your house. Flowers are large and cheerful, foliage looks like glossy salad gree... Learn more.

Carex globosa

Carex globosa Globe Sedge
A dark green mounding sedge that always looks like it just got watered. Globe sedge grows throughout the redwoods, conifer forests and oak woodlands all long the California coastal area. ... Learn more.

Ceanothus Blue Jeans

Ceanothus Blue Jeans Holly Leaf Mountain Lilac
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Ceanothus gloriosus gloriosus

Ceanothus gloriosus gloriosus Pt. Reyes Ceanothus
Evergreen groundcover 1 ft. high 6 ft. wide. It has blue flowers on dark green foliage. If you live near the coast it's a good tough ground cover. It will not tolerate full sun or drought in the inter... Learn more.

Ceanothus griseus

Ceanothus griseus Carmel Ceanothus
Ceanothus griseus, is a large bush or small tree, with beautiful, large, rounded, shiny, dark green leaves, and blue flowers, which grows very fast up to 8-10 ft. high and 4-6 ft. wide. Ceanothus gri... Learn more.

Ceanothus griseus Louis Edmunds

Ceanothus griseus Louis Edmunds Carmel Mtn. Lilac
Louis Edmunds Ceanothus is a mounding evergreen shrub, 3' X 6' that looks like a 'Carmel Creeper' on steroids. We use as large scale ground cover. If the edges are pruned the plant can become a he... Learn more.

Ceanothus rigidus Snowball

Ceanothus rigidus Snowball White Monterey Lilac
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Ceanothus thyrsiflorus Big Sur California lilac

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus Big Sur California lilac Big Sur Lilac
This California lilac is an evergreen 5' shrub to small tree. (This form is more of a four foot mound.) Flowers May-June with a good light blue show. They are not very cold hardy. They usually grow ... Learn more.

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus Snow Flurry

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus Snow Flurry White Flowered Mtn. Lilac
Snowflurry Ceanothus is an evergreen 10 foot bush with lush 2 inch leaves and a good white flower show. Not as drought tolerant or cold tolerant as other individuals of this species we have grown. Thi... Learn more.

Clarkia amoena

Clarkia amoena Farewell-to-spring
Clarkia amoena, or Farewell-to-spring, is an annual that grows to two feet high, with 1" to 2" pink flowers in late spring. This delicate annual grows well in sandy or clay soil and also tolerates... Learn more.

Diplacus aurantiacus

Diplacus aurantiacus Sticky Monkey Flower
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.

Epipactis gigantea

Epipactis gigantea Stream Orchid
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