Thunderhead Japanese Black Pine
A shrubby, compact form of the Japanese Black Pine. Its irregular growth habit adds character to the landscape. Silvery white candles in spring and rich, dark green densely packed needles provide year-round beauty. An ideal focal point for the Asian garde
Hidcote Blue English Lavender
This versatile, fragrant evergreen shrub has many uses beyond the herb garden! Deep purple flower spikes above mounds of gray-green foliage provide great color to the front of shrub borders or spotted into the rock garden. Highly effective in mass plantin
Improved Green Globe Artichoke
Harvest your own tender artichokes! Big flower buds that form at the tops of stalks may be cut for eating. If not cut, buds open to spectacular purple, thistle-like flowers, great for arrangements. Unique, highly textured grey-green foliage adds season-lo
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Pungent flavor and aroma make 'Berggarten' a culinary delight. More compact than other species, the large oval leaves are unlike that of typical garden sage. The foliage takes on a purplish cast in full sun. Attractive and useful in herb gardens, mixed borders and containers.
Oregano is the key flavor in Italian food. The soft, fragrant green leaves are the secret little green flecks in the pasta sauce that gives it its mouth watering fragrance and taste. A lovely perennial for borders or patio containers. Tiny, rose pink flowers appear in the summer. Herbaceous.
Green Sheen Japanese Spurge
An excellent deer resistant groundcover for small shady areas. This improved selection has attractive evergreen stems with extra-glossy, bright green leaves. Tiny white flowers begin to appear in the spring. Spreads to form a dense carpet. Perfect for mass plantings under large trees in a shade to dappled sunlight setting.
Pink Princess Escallonia
Enjoy nearly year-round rosy red flower clusters on this upright, compact evergreen shrub. Finely textured, glossy, deep green foliage emits a sweet fragrance in warm weather. Thrives in coastal conditions. A great choice for a screening or hedge plant wi
Blue Jeans California Lilac
One of the toughest of the Ceanothus hybrids, offering a colorful show of lavender-blue flowers every spring with minimal care. Graceful form with glossy, small, holly-like leaves. Outstanding landscape accent for naturalized areas or waterwise gardens, providing seeds and cover for birds and wildlife. Evergreen.
Oregon Green Austrian Pine
Deep, glossy, rich green, stiff needles densely spaced and curved against the branches give the appearance of large pipe cleaners. The unique, more open form with asymmetrical branching creates a striking landscape specimen. In the spring there is a firework explosion of pearly white candles that come out in clusters. Evergreen.
Stiff, upright clump of steel blue gray foliage 2 feet tall, 1 foot spread. Sun or shade, this juncus prefers moist soil but will grow almost anywhere. Dormant in summer with no ground water, it comes back with the rains. Attractive in containers or as an accent. Very deer and cow resistant. Bay Area native.