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Bay Natives: The San Francisco Source for Native Plants 10 Cargo Way
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We are a walk-in retail nursery at Pier 96 on San Francisco's historic industrial southern waterfront. Find us at 10 Cargo Way next to Heron's Head Park. Come to the end of Cargo Way, make a u-turn and pull in the big green gate for off-street parking. We generally do not ship, just local delivery for larger orders.

We carry a wide selection of rare and endemic Bay Area Native Plants, plus many choice species from across the state: distinctive and little-known drought tolerant California Native Plants for the urban landscape, since 2005.


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Featured Plants

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Acaena pinnatifida var. californica  Pacific Acaena  East Bay 
Easy to grow, a low ground cover with ferny leaves. Perfect for dry sunny spots in rocky soil; it requires excellent drainage. An oft-overlooked member of the local Franciscan flora that delivers high horticultural value in the built landscape. 
Qty:
(1)  10" tree band  $ 12.00 


Acer circinatum  Vine Maple   
4 to 20 ft. tall. Likes partial shade. Very similar to Japanese Maple. Fall color and spring flush color varies for each individual. 
Qty:
(1)  45 gal  $ 750.00 
Qty:
(3)  15 gal  $ 210.00 

Acer macrophyllum  Big-leaf Maple   
Gorgeous, large, fast-growing deciduous tree. 30 to 100 ft. tall. Sun to part shade.  
Qty:
(4)  5 gal  $ 40.00 

Acer macrophyllum 'Rubrum'  Red Big-leaf Maple  East Bay Hills 
Gorgeous, large, fast-growing deciduous tree. 30 to 100 ft. tall. Sun to part shade. Natural variation has new growth reddish. 
Qty:
(1)  7 gal  $ 65.00 
Qty:
(4)  5 gal  $ 40.00 


Achillea millefolium 'Island Pink'  Yarrow  So. Cal. 
Light pink flowered form of this easy spreading groundcover with ferny foliage. Full sun, drought tolerant but also likes summer water.  
Qty:
(26)  1 gal  $ 12.00 
status: potted up 6-17-14 


Adenostoma fasciculatum  Chamise  Santa Cruz Mtns. 
A common component of chaparral, chamise is evergreen and drought tolerant, a good choice as a low-maintenance shrub for neglectful or low-irrigation gardeners. Older specimens can become dry and flammable; not recommended for planting near house. 
Qty:
(1)  2 gal  $ 25.00 
Qty:
(3)  5 gal  $ 40.00 


Adiantum capillus-veneris x mairisii Green Wall  Mairis's Southern Maidenhair Fern Green Wall   
Green wall 2-1/2" deep wood frame by 18-1/2 x 48-1/2 wide made from 1x pine frame, 2" x 1/4" galvanized steel grid and black landscape felt with Adiantum capillus-veneris hybrid from England. A. capillus-veneris is a California native though this is a hybrid from European stock. There is also some Oxalis oregana Klamath Ruby 
Qty:
(1)    $ 250.00 


Aesculus californica  California Buckeye  East Alameda Co. 
Large deciduous shrub or tree, 20 to 36 ft. high. Showy white flowers 4-12 in. long. Drought tolerant. Full sun. Native to San Francisco and greater Bay Area. Various toxic qualities; ground up seeds used by Native Californians to stun fish making them easier to catch.  
Qty:
(3)  5 gal  $ 40.00 
Qty:
(1)  15 gal  $ 125.00 
Qty:
(2)  7 gal  $ 75.00 


After the First Full Moon in April  book  Josephine Peters & Beverly Ortiz  
In this extraordinary book Josephine Peters, a respected northern California Indian elder and Native healer, shares her vast, lifelong cultural and plant knowledge. The book begins with Josephine's "[Peters's] herbal knowledge extends beyond medicine to food, basket making, technology in general, firewood, aesthetics, myths, and all of life. She shares her knowledge and thoughts with expert help from Ortiz, a leader in the California Native scholarly world. Peters's knowledge is highly eclectic, drawing not only on all the groups around her but also on southern Californian Native plant knowledge, Mexican traditions, and even Chinese herbal medicine (via some Chinese neighbors in northwestern California). This book is extremely valuable for showing the full extent of the knowledge of one such healer and for anyone interested in herbal medicine and food, Native Californian traditions, or a read about a fascinating individual. 
Qty:
(7)  book  $ 35.00 


Agrostis pallens Bronze Form  Bronze Bentgrass   
A delicate spreading grass with attractive flowers, often found scrambling up shrubs but it makes a nice thick meadow grass too. Regular mowing makes a fine manicured turf. 
Qty:
(26)  10" tree band  $ 8.00 


Alnus rhombifolia  White Alder   
A fast-growing tree to 50-80 feet, white alder thrives in riparian zones and other wet habitats, esp. after logging or a fire. The roots fix nitrogen in the soil, making this a valuable member of the ecosystem. White alder wood is valuable for timber and often used for interior finishing, also to smoke meats and fish. 
Qty:
(5)  15 gal  $ 100.00 

Alnus rubra  Red Alder   
A fast-growing tree to 70 feet, red alder thrives in riparian zones and other wet habitats, esp. after logging or a fire. The roots fix nitrogen in the soil, making this a valuable member of the ecosystem. Red alder wood is valuable for timber and often used for interior finishing, also to smoke meats and fish. 
Qty:
(3)  7 gal  $ 87.50 
status: potted up 4-4-14 


Anemopsis californica  Yerba Mansa   
Winter dormant wetland perennial with curious flowers like white sea anenomes. Forming a colony via runners like a strawberry, this good fast groundcover grows best when the mother plant can get her roots into fresh running water like a seep or spring. Native Americans used the fragrant foliage of yerba mansa to treat diseases of the skin and blood. 
Qty:
(1)  2 gal  $ 28.00 

Angelica hendersonii  Coast Angelica   
Big bold umbel. Similar to Heracleum but smaller & neater leaf. Preferred larval host plant (over the weedy fennel & dill) by anise swallowtail butterflies. The roots and seeds can be used to treat upset stomach.  
Qty:
(0)  2 gal  $ 22.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal  $ 12.00 

Aquilegia formosa  Columbine   
Classic Western Columbine, truly a gorgeous plant for early summer hummingbird fodder. Forms several erect, branched stems; 1 to 3 ft. high. Moist wooded areas. Sun to shade. Native to San Francisco and greater Bay Area. Snails also love it, alas. Extract of the root was used by Natives to enhance energy and stamina. 
Qty:
(45)  3" rose pot  $ 7.00 
Qty:
(4)  1 gal  $ 15.00 
Qty:
(53)  1 gal  $ 15.00 


Arctostaphylos 'Pacific Mist'     
Nice low mounding manzanita with erect branching habit. Grey-green leaves. 2-3 ft. high and 6-10 ft. wide.  
Qty:
(0)  1 gal  $ 12.00 
status: potted up 4-21-14 
Qty:
(4)  1 gal  $ 12.00 

Arctostaphylos andersonii.  Santa Cruz Manzanita  Watsonville, Pajaro 
Gorgeous, rare, and endangered endemic manzanita from sand hills in the Santa Cruz Mountains, adapted to fog, heat, and drought. Grows 6-8 feet tall and wide with characteristic red curvy branches and a big winter bloom.  
Qty:
(0)  2 gal  $ 35.00 

Arctostaphylos bakeri 'Louis Edmunds'  Louis Edmunds Manzanita  Sonoma County 
A well-branched shrub from 5 to 8 feet with slender, upswept branches and a greyish-green tint to the foliage. A big and bright pink bloom leads to abundant reddish berries. This cultivar is a beautiful specimen and a reliable performer in northern California. 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal  $ 18.50 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal  $ 45.00 
Qty:
(5)  1 gal  $ 15.00 

Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Howard Mcminn'  Howard Mcminn Manzanita   
Medium-sized manzanita with neat green leaves & red stems which thrives in garden conditions - including clay. Grows 3-5 ft high and 5-7 ft wide. 
Qty:
(3)  2 gal  $ 25.00 

Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Sentinel'     
Closely related to 'Howard McMinn.' Gorgeous red bark with dark green-grey leaves. Erect habit, 6-12' high and 4-10 ft. wide.  
Qty:
(0)  1 gal  $ 12.00 
Qty:
(1)  2 gal  $ 29.00 

Arctostaphylos glauca  Bigberry Manzanita  East Bay 
Tall specimen shrub or small tree, up to 30 ft (largest in the world). Wonderful color with red bark and wide silvery leaves. Photo shows fresh green growth. 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal  $ 20.00 
status: small but healthy 3-14-14 

Arctostaphylos manzanita 'Dr. Hurd'  Doctor Hurd's Manzanita   
Here's the one your mother warned you about: tall, dark, and handsome, a 6 to 12 ft. shrub to small tree with long crooked branches, smooth reddish bark, and large bright evergreen leaves. Highly seductive. The leaf extract of the Arctostaphylos species has anti-microbal qualities and the berries are edible.  
Qty:
(0)  15 gal  $ 150.00 


Arctostaphylos nummularia  Glossy Leaf Manzanita   
2-4' tall, with small, dark green round leaves with reddish tips. Old bark does not peel to smooth red. 
Qty:
(4)  1 gal  $ 14.00 


Arctostaphylos ohloneana  Ohlone Manzanita  Ben Lomond 
Gorgeous, rare, and endangered endemic manzanita from siliceous shale in the Santa Cruz Mountains, adapted to fog, heat, and drought. Grows 3-6 feet tall and wide with characteristic red curvy branches and leaves tilted each at their own angle giving a rich texture.  
Qty:
(2)  2 gal  $ 25.00 

Arctostaphylos pajaroensis  Pajaro Manzanita   
Amazing color of new coppery leaves. To 6-ft. but usually 3-ft. and spreading to 12-ft but upright branches. Needs some care or gets leggy, can be pruned. 
Qty:
(2)  2 gal  $ 18.50 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal  $ 9.50 

Arctostaphylos pungens  Pointleaf Manzanita   Indians, Monterey Co. 
Handsome shrub or small tree ranging from 3 to 6 feet; taller than wide; The bark is smooth. dark green/gray Leaves are covered with fine hairs and are thick, leathery, and oval shaped with pointed tips. white urn-shaped flowers in late winter -early spring, medium red berries. tolerates drought, clay and alkaline soils as well as frost. This is the only species found outside California -- such as Arizona. 
Qty:
(3)  2 gal  $ 25.00 

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Emerald Carpet'  Emerald Carpet Kinickinick   
Clean and green low-growing groundcover in garden conditions. 4-18 in. high and 6-10 ft. wide with white flowers. This is a widely acclaimed hybrid of Arctostaphylos uva-ursi and A. nummularia. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal  $ 12.00 


Armeria maritima  Sea Thrift   
Grass-like perennial groundcover with cheerful pink flowers on 6" stems. Likes full sun and little water once established. Easy to multiply by divisions. 
Qty:
(14)  1 gal  $ 12.00 

Asarum caudatum  Wild Ginger   
Lush groundcover from redwood forests and mixed evergreen woodlands. Likes deep shade, with aromatic leaves and intriguing red flowers like orchids, usually hidden beneath leaves. Native to greater Bay Area. The Indians used these roots as a soothing digestive tea, similar to common ginger. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal  $ 15.00 
Qty:
(13)  3" rose pot  $ 10.00 

Asclepias fascicularis  Narrowleaf Milkweed   
Delicate narrow leaves and fairly neat appearance. Tolerates shade. Habitat plant for the larvae of the monarch butterfly. 
Qty:
(5)  1 gal  $ 14.00 
status: potted up 4-14 

Asclepias speciosa  Showy Milkweed   
Robust perennial to 3-foot or more. Large leaves are not as silvery as the species in the photo, flowers are light pink. Needs sun. This is the larval host plant for the monarch butterfly 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal  $ 14.00 
status: potted up 4-1-14 
Qty:
(3)  3" rose pot  $ 7.00 
status: potted up 4-1-14 
Qty:
(0)  1/2 gal  $ 10.00 
status: potted up 4-1-14 
Qty:
(16)  1 gal  $ 14.00 
status: potted up 5-14 


Athyrium filix-femina 'Minutissimum'  Dwarf Lady fern   
Dwarf form of this beautiful bright green deciduous fern which requires lots of moisture & shade. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal  $ 14.00 


Atriplex lentiformis ssp. breweri  Brewer's Quailbush   
Lovely silvery white foliage year round. Excellent wildlife plant. Can be sheared to a tidy 5 ft tall and wide, or in hot sunny moderately-watered conditions, can be 8-foot tall & 25 foot wide. This is an excellent and under-utilized plant, native to the Bay Area, that tolerates harsh soils & poor drainage. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal  $ 12.00 
Qty:
(1)  2 gal  $ 22.00 
status: potted up 5-25-14 

Baccharis pilularis  Coyote Brush   
Normal wild shrub form. 
Qty:
(7)  1 gal  $ 12.00 

Baccharis pilularis 'Twin Peaks'  Dwarf Coyote Brush   
Dwarf form. 
Qty:
(34)  1 gal  $ 10.00 


Basalt 4-inch Cobblestones  Bench   
4-inch square, 2-inch thick. 
Qty:
(84)    $ 2.50 

Basalt Stone Seat  Bench   
Beautiful garden seating crafted from Washington basalt. Roughly 18" diameter and 20" tall although each stone is unique. With flamed seating surface and chiseled edges. 
Qty:
(1)    $ 790.00 
status: 3.5 CF, 660 lbs 
Qty:
(1)    $ 564.00 
status: 2.5 CF, 478 lbs 
Qty:
(1)    $ 519.00 
status: 2.3 CF, 427 lbs 


Berberis aquifolium (Mahonia)  Oregon Grape   
Spiny evergreen shrub with edible berries. 3 to 6 ft. high forming thick clumps through rhizomes. Sun to shade. Great habitat plant. Externally used by Natives in salves as a disinfectant.  
Qty:
(1)  7 gal  $ 65.00 

berry: Vaccinium ovatum 'Thunderbird'  Evergreen Huckleberry, fruit   
Succulent winedark berries (reputedly the tastiest of all native berries) emerging from the distinctive vase-shaped ericaceous flower, and luscious red new foliage maturing into deep shades of green -- behold the textural symphony of California huckleberry. Extremely adaptable to sun or shade, water or drought, wind or fog, this is a long favorite of savvy gardeners. Try planting it in an old tree stump, and watch it propsper! You'll need two plants to cross-pollinate and set fruit and they fruit more in the sun. 'Thunderbird' is a clone with a heavy berry crop, growing to 6'. 
Qty:
(2)  2 gal  $ 29.00 
status: potted up 7-22-14 

berry: Vaccinium ovatum 'Wunderlich'  Evergreen Huckleberry, fruit   
Succulent winedark berries (reputedly the tastiest of all native berries) emerging from the distinctive vase-shaped ericaceous flower, and luscious red new foliage maturing into deep shades of green -- behold the textural symphony of California huckleberry. Extremely adaptable to sun or shade, water or drought, wind or fog, this is a long favorite of savvy gardeners. Try planting it in an old tree stump, and watch it propsper! You'll need two plants to cross-pollinate and set fruit and they fruit more in the sun. 'Wunderlich' is a clone growing vigorously to 8' or more. 
Qty:
(6)  2 gal  $ 29.00 
status: potted up 7-22-14 


berry: Vitis labrusca 'Eastern Concord'  Eastern Concord Grape, berry   
Dark fruit, large seed table grapes. 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal  $ 45.00 

berry: Vitis vinifera  Wine Grape, berry   
Rarely available reclaimed 40-year-old wine grape vines. 
Qty:
(20)  bare root  $ 350.00 
status: Zinfandel 5ft cordon espalier 
Qty:
(20)  bare root  $ 350.00 
status: Syrah 5ft cordon espalier 
Qty:
(3)  24" box  $ 400.00 
status: Zinfandel 2.5ft short gobelet head pruned 
Qty:
(19)  bare root  $ 350.00 
status: Zinfandel 5ft tall cane head pruned 
Qty:
(20)  bare root  $ 350.00 
status: Cabernet 5ft tall cane head pruned 

berry: Vitis vinifera 'Thompson Seedless'  Thompson Seedless Table Grape, berry   
White seedless table grapes. 
Qty:
(22)  5 gal  $ 35.00 
status: potted up 2-21-14 


Buchloe dactyloides  Buffalo Grass   
 
Qty:
(4)  1 gal  $ 12.00 
Qty:
(14)  5" tree band  $ 4.00 
Qty:
(16)  2" rose pot  $ 2.50 

Calamagrostis foliosa  Leafy Reedgrass  North Coast 
Showy plumes on a clean looking bunch grass - foliage is a striking textural deep blue green with seasonal red tinging. Occurs on north coast sandstone, serpentine and pine forests. 
Qty:
(0)  10" tree band  $ 10.00 

Calamagrostis nutkaensis  Pacific Reedgrass  San Francisco 
Large shade tolerant grass with attractive plume flowers. Evergreen, 2-3ft. high and wide. Native to hilltops in the Bay Area that capture extra moisture, occasional up to Alaska. 
Qty:
(0)  10" tree band  $ 10.00 


California Native Gardening: A Month -by-Month Gui  book  Helen Popper 
California Native Gardening: A Month -by-Month Guide  
Qty:
(3)  book  $ 31.95 

California Native Plants for the Garden  book  Carol Bornstein, David Fross, Bart O-Brien 
An authoritative reference on native plant gardening with detailed advice on design, installation, watering, pruning, and pest control. Winner of the American Horticultural Society's Book Award. 
Qty:
(11)  book  $ 29.95 


Calocedrus decurrens  Incense Cedar   
A large, fragrant, and beautiful evergreen tree that thrives in serpentine and other low-nutrient soils. Foliage can remain all the way to the ground, so it makes a beautiful large soft-edged hedge if you hand-clip back to the brown stems to shape. Shearing doesn't look right given the coarse open angular texture of the foliage and will cause the tips to turn brown for a while till they recover. 
Qty:
(1)  24" box  $ 350.00 
Qty:
(5)  1 gal  $ 14.00 


Calystegia macrostegia var. cyclo. 'Candy Cane'  Western Morning Glory   
 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal  $ 14.00 


Carex pansa  Pacific Dune Sedge  Asilomar 
One of the most popular sedges for creating an alternative lawn. More of a wild meadow, it looks best unmowed with water twice per month, but trimming with weed whacker twice or thrice per year keeps it more tidy. Click the photo for pictures of a wild stand on a coastal bluff and a planted inland meadow. Up to 18" tall but floppy & soft. Works well for irrigated rooftop gardens. A David Amme selection. 1.7 plugs per square foot at 10-inch triangular spacing for good one season coverage; planting a larger size will allow wider spacing. Also read this indepth article by David Amme. For shipping, please add one shipping box (see below) per 200 plugs; this is 3-day UPS and it can't ship over the weekend, so orders will go out Mondays, Tuesdays, or Wednesdays.  
Qty:
(353)  1 gal  $ 12.00 
Qty:
(0)  plug  $ 1.75 

Carex praegracilis  Tiburon Field Sedge  Marin 
The Tiburon variety is a recent selection with stiffer leaves and a slightly glaucus ornamental look. 
Qty:
(200)  plug  $ 1.75 
status: special order 


Carpenteria californica 'Elizabeth'  Bush Anemone  Fresno Co. 
A fast-growing shrub 5-9 feet tall with silvery shredding bark (on old stems), an oblong blue-green leaf, and a spectacular flower of white touched with gold. It naturally grows in hot dry places, on north slopes with snow melt ground water, but cultivars will take a good deal of garden water in summer. Blooms best with eastern exposure or in conditions of partial high dappled shade. 
Qty:
(1)  15 gal  $ 130.00 
Qty:
(2)  2 gal  $ 25.00 
status: potted up 6-27-14 but large 

Ceanothus 'Concha'  Concha California Lilac   
8 foot tall, 10 foot spread with purplish blue flowers coming from reddish buds. A long time popular hybrid, Concha tolerates alkalinity, summer water and drought. 
Qty:
(1)  2 gal  $ 22.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal  $ 12.00 

Ceanothus 'Dark Star'  California Lilac   
'Dark Star' is the Ceanothus cultivar with the deepest, most intense shade of blue flowers. Perhaps the same as Julia Phelps Often blooms twice in the Bay Area: once in spring and a bonus in fall. Completely drought-tolerant and loves full sun, fast-growing to 5-6 feet tall and 7-8 feet wide. 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal  $ 25.00 

Ceanothus 'El Dorado'     
A big, somewhat slow-growing shrub (for a Ceanothus) with interesting yellow and green variegated foliage. Does well in Central Valley heat.  
Qty:
(1)  5 gal  $ 35.00 
Qty:
(10)  1 gal  $ 12.00 
Qty:
(3)  2 gal  $ 22.00 
status: potted up 5-16-14 

Ceanothus 'Joyce Coulter'  Coulter's California Lilac   
A medium-sized shrub, fast-growing to 3 feet high and 6 feet wide. Full sun, low water, needs good drainage. Similar appearance to Julia Phelps and Dark Star but lower with larger crinkly leaves & lighter flowers - hearstiorum is the next step down in size. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal  $ 12.00 
Qty:
(20)  3" rose pot  $ 6.00 
status: potted up 5-10-14 

Ceanothus 'Ray Hartman'  Ray Hartman Ceanothus   
A reliable, tall, fast-growing and big-blooming selection, this hybrid of C. arboreus and C. thyrisflorus makes an excellent screen or can be shaped into an attractive street tree. Larger leaves, similar to the Yankee Point spreader. 
Qty:
(5)  15 gal  $ 150.00 
status: tree form -  
Qty:
(1)  7 gal  $ 50.00 
Qty:
(11)  2 gal  $ 30.00 
status: potted up 5-13-14 

Ceanothus arboreus  Island Blueblossom  Santa Cruz Island 
The "tree ceanothus" can reach heights of 20 feet in the matter of a few years. Wonderful blue blossoms in spring attract butterflies and summer/fall seeds will bring feeding birds including quail. 
Qty:
(4)  1 gal  $ 17.00 
status: potted up 6-22-14; potted up 7-20-14 

Ceanothus griseus 'Louis Edmonds'  Carmel Mountain Lilac   
Dark green leaves, medium tall to 3 or 4' and spreading to 10' wide -- survives clay, alkalinity, sand, wind, heat, sun, and water. 
Qty:
(3)  10 gal  $ 75.00 

Ceanothus hearstiorum    San Luis Obispo 
Beautiful rich blue flowers & small leaves on a mat-forming plant. Coastal origin, needs some shade and water inland and can even handle water near a lawn. Slow-growing but worth the wait for an elegant, tidy, long-lived ground cover.  
Qty:
(3)  1 gal  $ 12.00 

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus 'Snow Flurry'     
White-flowering cultivar of San Francisco's local species of Ceanothus. Robust shrub to 10' tall and wide. 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal  $ 12.00 

Cercis occidentalis  Redbud   
Spectacularly blooming small tree/shrub that needs some inland valley heat to bloom well (not for the beach) and a place to get deep roots into groundwater somehow. 
Qty:
(2)  15 gal  $ 120.00 
Qty:
(4)  5 gal  $ 75.00 


Cercocarpus betuloides  Mountain mahogany   
Large shrub to a small tree. Generally a chapparal component but I've seen one thrive next to a lawn for decades becoming a nice patio tree. 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal  $ 35.00 


Clarkia davyi  Trailing Farewell to Spring  Peninsula 
Trailing coastal bluff species of this late-spring blooming annual - good for hanging baskets. 
Qty:
(32)  2" rose pot  $ 2.00 
Qty:
(6)  3" rose pot  $ 2.00 
status: potted up 5-12-14 


Clematis ligusticifolia  Virgin's Bower   
Grows along streams and has many flowers in close clusters. Photo is C. lasiantha. 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal  $ 14.00 
status: potted up 6-16-14 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal  $ 12.00 
status: potted up 6-16-14 


Collinsia heterophylla  Chinese Houses   
Beautiful annual wildflower, easy from seed, blooms reliably in part shade. Spectacular flowers up to a foot tall will re-seed for a colorful and recurring display year after year. 
Qty:
(0)  1/2 oz seed  $ 20.00 


Cornus glabrata  Brown Dogwood   
Fast to establish in well-watered habitats, the deciduous brown dogwood has smooth attractive foliage that draws a wide variety of wildlife. More compact and tidy than other native dogwoods, this is an excellent choice for fall color in the garden. 
Qty:
(7)  5 gal  $ 35.00 


Cornus nutalii x florida 'Eddie's White Wonder'  Flowering Dogwood   
It's suspected that this is a hybrid with a more garden tolerant species. They are popular as street trees in Oregon. Also they are grafted onto garden tolerant root stock, so maybe not very drought tolerant. Spectacular flowers! 
Qty:
(1)  15 gal  $ 250.00 


Corylus cornuta  Hazel   
Hazel trees look great in the dappled understory of a larger canopy, often growing as a multi-trunk with a fountain shape. Nuts are tasty and edible but other critters usually get them first. The wide translucent mint-shaped leaves will catch and hold any available light; after the fall drop, they make a rich mulch. Usually wider than tall (6 to 10 feet), this tree grows more compact when wind-clipped. 
Qty:
(2)  15 gal  $ 160.00 
Qty:
(4)  2 gal  $ 29.00 
status: potted up 5-22-14 

Crataegus suksdorfii  California Hawthorne   
 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal  $ 15.00 


Cupressus forbesii  Tecate Cypress  So Cal, Baja 
Gorgeous red bark and gray folliage on this neat 15-foot fast growing tree. 
Qty:
(1)  7 gal  $ 85.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal  $ 14.00 
Qty:
(2)  2 gal  $ 26.00 

Cupressus goveniana  Gowen Cypress  Pacific Grove 
15' to 30' tall with a rich lemony fragrance, Gowen Cypress grows in scattered populations alongside the native Monterey Cypress in Monterrey, and in Mendocino, and the Santa Cruz Mountains. 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal  $ 17.00 


Darlingtonia californica  Cobra Plant  Mendocino 
With their bulbous green heads, twisted red tongues, and long tubular bodies, the cobra plant is aptly named. A wonderful (and slightly creepy) carnivorous bog plant. 
Qty:
(0)  4" pot  $ 45.00 


Dendromecon harfordii  Island Bush Poppy   

Coastal island form does well in San Francisco. 
Qty:
(2)  5 gal  $ 45.00 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal  $ 15.00 


Designing California Native Gardens  book  Glenn Keator and Alrie Middlebrook 
The "Plant Community" approach to artful and ecological gardens. 
Qty:
(2)  book  $ 36.95 


Dicentra formosa  Bleeding Heart   
Seasonal groundcover with luscious ferny foliage in late winter through mid-summer and a heart-shaped pink blossom in spring. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal  $ 16.00 


Disporum smithii  Fairy Bells   
This has a larger flower than hookeri. Probably needs more moisture. Disporum has been changed to Prosartes. 
Qty:
(4)  3" rose pot  $ 8.00 


Distichlis spicata  Salt Grass  San Francisco 
Looks and acts like Bermuda Grass with vigorous spreading rhizomes. Tolerates foot traffic, salt water and fresh water innundation, clay and probably dog pee. The strongly pattered leaves are eye catching. 
Qty:
(5)  1 gal  $ 12.00 


Dodecatheon clevelandii ssp. insulare  Shooting Stars   
Beautiful spring ephemeral wildflower for meadows & rock gardens. Requires dry summer dormancy. 
Qty:
(6)  1 gal  $ 12.00 


Dryopteris filix-mas  Male Fern   
Fascinating species. The so-called "male fern" (though ferns are neither male nor female) has the same alternating-frond pattern as a wood fern but more robust, growing up to five feet tall. Needs regular water.  
Qty:
(10)  1 gal  $ 14.00 


Elymus glaucus  Blue Wild Rye   
Tough, useful restoration species but doesn't do well in pots and is a short lived bunchgrass. 
Qty:
(10)  2" rose pot  $ 2.00 
Qty:
(10)  5" tree band  $ 4.00 


Epilobium canum spp. latifolia 'Everett's Choice'  Everett's Native Fuchsia   
A distinctive form of this famous October-blooming perennial, Everett's Choice has larger tomentose leaves with a greyish-green color, and brilliant red flowers adored by hummingbirds. Can be mowed in the winter to keep tidy. 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal  $ 12.00 

Epilobium canum ssp. canum  Narrow-leaved California Fuschia   
This form is from Central to Southern foothills, is reported to be more drought tolerant and has beautiful fine textured needle leaves. Less leggy than the straight canum. 
Qty:
(5)  1 gal  $ 12.00 

Epipactis giganteum  Stream Orchid   
Summer blooming streamside orchid. Easy to grow with some water the clumps will just keep growing. 
Qty:
(3)  3" rose pot  $ 10.00 

Epipactis giganteum 'Serpentine Night'  Black Stream Orchid   
This popular cultivar has a blackish blue color to the leaves. 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot  $ 10.00 

Erigeron glaucus 'Cape Sebastian'  Seaside Daisy   
Common reliable native groundcover, drought tolerant, needs some sun.  
Qty:
(2)  1 gal  $ 12.00 
status: potted up 5-17-14, 6-8-14 

Erigeron glaucus 'WR'  Seaside Daisy   
This horticultural hybrid has a more narrow leaf and more consistent lavender-colored flower. Probably at least half non-native. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal  $ 12.00 


Eriogonum giganteum  St. Catherine's Lace   
A giant wild buckwheat that supports all manner of butterflies and birds, St. Catherine's Lace grows wild on the Channel Islands but loves San Francisco weather and can reach 5 to 6 feet tall in full sun under conditions of total drought and neglect. Great source of cut flowers throughout the summer. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal  $ 17.00 


Eriogonum grande rubescens  Rosy Buckwheat  San Miguel Island 
Similar in form to our local coast buckwheat but with beautiful rosy colored flowers. Easy care for sunny well drained spots to 12 inches high and 2 feet wide. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal  $ 14.00 
status: potted up 5-15-14 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal  $ 14.00 
status: potted up 6-7-14 

Eriogonum latifolium  Coast Buckwheat   
Our common local low growing species. Great for butterfly nectar! Brown seed heads add interest through late summer. 
Qty:
(15)  1 gal  $ 12.00 

Eriogonum umbellatum  Shasta Sulfur Buckwheat   
Perennial with bright yellow flowers for bees & butterflies. Sun & good drainage. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal  $ 14.00 

Eryngium aristulatum  Jepson's Button Celery  East Bay 
Curious wetland/vernal pool perennial with spiky blue flower. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal  $ 12.50 

Erysimum capitatum.  Western Wallflower   
Yellow wallflower that brightens the dry sunny slopes of Mount Diablo and other local natural areas. 
Qty:
(20)  1 gal  $ 12.00 

Erysimum franciscanum var. crassifolium  Dense-leafed Franciscan wallflower   
A more densely-leafed varient of the Franciscan wallflower, generally with a bloom more yellow than cream. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal  $ 12.00 


Festuca rubra 'Point Molate'  Molate Fescue  Point Molate, Richmond 
The Point Molate form of red fescue is more drought tolerant than typical Red Fescue, more silvery blue colored with a bit wider, more upright leaf and starts growing earlier in the winter rather than waiting for spring. This is an excellent lawn alternative. Looks better tall so if you mow, do it in March when it can still recover for a natural look. 
Qty:
(740)  plug  $ 1.30 


Frankenia salina  Alkali Heath   
Little pink flowers on this salt marsh species. Doesn't need salty soil. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal  $ 12.00 


Fremontodendron 'Sungold Hybrids'  Sungold Hybrid Flannel Bush   
Dwarfed hybrid to 5 ft tall producing wide yellow flowers spring-summer. No direct summer water. 
Qty:
(2)  5 gal  $ 40.00 

Fremontodendron ‘San Gabriel’  Flannel Bush   
Large 15-20' yellow flowering form. 
Qty:
(2)  5 gal  $ 40.00 


fruit: Apple 'Anna'  Anna Apple, fruit   
Dwarf, easy. On M-7 Subtropical variety, may be almost evergreen in mild winters. Sweet-tart with great flavor!

    Estimated Chilling Requirement
    200 hours below 45°F
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
    5 - 10
    Pollination
    Self-fruitful or pollenized by Dorsett Golden or Einshemer.
    Bloom Season within fruit type(see note)
    very early
    Harvest Season within fruit type
    very early
    Harvest Dates
    June 30 to July 25
    (approximate for Hickman, CA)
 
Qty:
(5)  5 gal  $ 58.50 
status: potted up 5-25-14 

fruit: Apple 'Beverly Hills'  Beverly Hills Apple, fruit   
Best late harvest for mild San Francisco climate. On M-111.
    Estimated Chilling Requirement
    300 hours below 45°F
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
    5 - 10
    Pollination
    Self-fruitful.
    Harvest Season within fruit type
    very late
    Harvest Dates
    July 10 to July 25
    (approximate for Hickman, CA)
 
Qty:
(5)  5 gal  $ 42.25 
status: potted up 5-25 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal  $ 42.25 
status: potted up 2-21-14 

fruit: Apple 'Fuji' Espalier  Fuji Apple, fruit   
Espaliered on M-7, 3-Tiered
    Estimated Chilling Requirement
    less than 500 hours below 45°F
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
    6 - 9
    Pollination
    Self-fruitful.
    Bloom Season within fruit type(see note)
    midseason
    Harvest Season within fruit type
    late midseason
    Harvest Dates
    September 20 to October 7
    (approximate for Hickman, CA)
 
Qty:
(4)  10 gal  $ 180.00 
status: potted up 2-18-14 

fruit: Apple 'Golden Dorsett' Espalier  Golden Dorsett Apple, fruit   
Smallish fruited subtropical variety, evergreen in The Bahamas where the variety originated as a seedling from a Golden Delicious. Lowest chill, it will even work in a foggy neighborhood. Forms lots of fruiting spurs and fruits so heavily that it doesn't have time to grow large. Can make 3 crops a year.
    Estimated Chilling Requirement
    100 hours below 45°F
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
    5 - 10
    Pollination
    Self-fruitful.
    Bloom Season within fruit type(see note)
    very early
    Harvest Season within fruit type
    very early
    Harvest Dates
    June 25 to July 10
    (approximate for Hickman, CA)
 
Qty:
(3)  10 gal  $ 180.00 
status: potted up 1-19-14 

fruit: Apple 'Pink Lady'  Pink Lady Apple, fruit   
Marginal in SF. Late-ripening and low-chill. On M-7.
    Estimated Chilling Requirement
    300-400 hours below 45°F
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
    6 - 9
    Pollination
    Self-fruitful.
    Bloom Season within fruit type(see note)
    midseason
    Harvest Season within fruit type
    very late
    Harvest Dates
    October 15 to November 10
    (approximate for Hickman, CA)
 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal  $ 44.85 
status: potted up 2-21-14 
Qty:
(4)  tree pot 2  $ 39.85 
status: potted up 2-21-14 
Qty:
(2)  7 gal  $ 49.85 
status: potted up 2-21-14 

fruit: Apricot 'Katy'  Katy Apricot, fruit   
Marginal in SF, but low chill and early. On Citation.
    Estimated Chilling Requirement
    200-300 hours below 45°F
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
    7 - 10
    Pollination
    Self-fruitful.
    Bloom Season within fruit type(see note)
    very early
    Harvest Season within fruit type
    early
    Harvest Dates
    May 25 to June 5
    (approximate for Hickman, CA)
 
Qty:
(9)  10 gal  $ 53.75 
status: potted up 2-18-14 

fruit: Aprium' Flavor Delight'  Flavor Delight Aprium, fruit   
On Citation.
    Estimated Chilling Requirement
    less than 300 hours below 45°F
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
    6 - 10
    Pollination
    Self-fruitful, but largest crops when pollenized by another apricot.
    Bloom Season within fruit type(see note)
    very early
    Harvest Season within fruit type
    early
    Harvest Dates
    June 3 to June 17
    (approximate for Hickman, CA)
 
Qty:
(1)  10 gal  $ 56.25 
status: potted up 2-18-14 
Qty:
(5)  7 gal  $ 50.25 
status: potted up 2-18-14 

fruit: Asian Pear 'Shinseiki'  Shinseiki Asian Pear, fruit   
On Calleryana
    Estimated Chilling Requirement
    250-300 hours below 45°F
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
    5 - 10
    Pollination
    Self-fruitful.
    Bloom Season within fruit type(see note)
    midseason
    Harvest Season within fruit type
    early
    Harvest Dates
    July 25 to August 10
    (approximate for Hickman, CA)
 
Qty:
(1)  10 gal  $ 49.75 
status: potted up 2-21-14 
Qty:
(6)  15 gal  $ 59.75 
status: potted up 2-21-14 

fruit: Cherry 'Minnie Royal'  Minnie Royal Cherry   
Cherries are marginal in SF but this is your best bet. Can grow in containers. On Newroot-1. Needs another cherry (best is Royal Lee) to cross-pollinate.
Estimated Chilling Requirement
200-300 or fewer hours below 45°F
USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
6 - 10
Pollination
Pollenized by Royal Lee.
Bloom Season within fruit type(see note)
early
Harvest Season within fruit type
early
Harvest Dates
May 10 to May 23
(approximate for Hickman, CA)
 
Qty:
(7)  5 gal  $ 52.25 
status: potted up 2-18-14 

fruit: Cherry 'Royal Lee'  Minnie Royal Cherry   
Cherries are marginal in SF but this is your best bet. Can grow in containers. On Newroot-1. Needs another cherry (best is Royal Lee) to cross-pollinate.
Estimated Chilling Requirement
200-300 or fewer hours below 45°F
USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
6 - 10
Pollination
Pollenized by Royal Lee.
Bloom Season within fruit type(see note)
early
Harvest Season within fruit type
early
Harvest Dates
May 10 to May 23
(approximate for Hickman, CA)
 
Qty:
(6)  5 gal  $ 52.25 
status: potted up 2-18-14 

fruit: Donut Peach 'Stark Saturn'  'Stark Saturn' Donut Peach   
White Peach. On Citation.
    Estimated Chilling Requirement
    200-300 hours below 45°F
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
    5 - 10
    Pollination
    Self-fruitful.
    Bloom Season within fruit type(see note)
    late midseason
    Harvest Season within fruit type
    early midseason
    Harvest Dates
    June 25 to July 10
    (approximate for Hickman, CA)
 
Qty:
(1)  7 gal  $ 49.15 
status: potted up 2-18-14 
Qty:
(2)  5 gal  $ 45.15 
status: potted up 2-18-14 

fruit: Nectarine 'Arctic Star'  Arctic Star Nectarine, fruit   
White subacid Nectarine. On Citation.
    Estimated Chilling Requirement
    300 hours below 45°F
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
    7 - 10
    Pollination
    Self-fruitful.
    Bloom Season within fruit type(see note)
    early
    Harvest Season within fruit type
    early
    Harvest Dates
    June 8 to June 25
    (approximate for Hickman, CA)
 
Qty:
(5)  10 gal  $ 63.85 
status: potted up 2-18-14 

fruit: Nectarine 'Snow Queen'  Snow Queen Nectarine, fruit   
On Citation
Estimated Chilling Requirement
    250-300 hours below 45°F
USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
    8 - 10
Pollination
    Self-fruitful.
Bloom Season within fruit type(see note)
    late midseason
Harvest Season within fruit type
    early midseason
Harvest Dates
    June 18 to July 1
    (approximate for Hickman, CA)
 
Qty:
(5)  7 gal  $ 47.85 
status: potted up 2-18-14 
Qty:
(2)  5 gal  $ 43.85 
status: potted up 2-18-14 

fruit: Peach 'Red Baron'  Red Baron Peach, fruit   
On Citation
Estimated Chilling Requirement
250-300 hours below 45°F
USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
7 - 10
Pollination
Self-fruitful.
Bloom Season within fruit type(see note)
early midseason
Harvest Season within fruit type
midseason
Harvest Dates
July 18 to August 1
(approximate for Hickman, CA)
 
Qty:
(1)  10 gal  $ 53.85 
status: potted up 2-18-14 
Qty:
(4)  7 gal  $ 47.85 
status: potted up 2-18-14 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal  $ 43.85 
status: potted up 2-18-14 

fruit: Pear 'Comice'  Comice Pear, fruit   
Dwarf. On OHxF333
    Estimated Chilling Requirement
    600 hours below 45°F
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
    5 - 9
    Pollination
    Self-fruitful in most climates of Western U.S. or plant with Bartlett.
    Bloom Season within fruit type(see note)
    late midseason
    Harvest Season within fruit type
    late
    Harvest Dates
    September 15 to October 5
 
Qty:
(4)  10 gal  $ 53.85 
status: potted up 2-21-14 
Qty:
(5)  5 gal  $ 43.88 
status: potted up 5-25-14 
Qty:
(1)  7 gal  $ 47.85 
status: potted up 2-21-14 

fruit: Plum 'Santa Rosa'  Santa Rosa Plum, fruit   
On Citation
Estimated Chilling Requirement
    300 hours below 45°F
USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
    5 - 10
Pollination
    Self-fruitful.
Bloom Season within fruit type(see note)
    midseason
Harvest Season within fruit type
    early
Harvest Dates
    June 25 to July 5
    (approximate for Hickman, CA)
 
Qty:
(5)  10 gal  $ 53.85 
status: potted up 2-18-14 

fruit: Pluot 'Flavor Grenade'  Flavor Grenade Pluot, fruit   
On Myro 29C. Needs a Santa Rosa plum or another pluot to cross-pollinate.
    Estimated Chilling Requirement
    200-300 hours below 45°F
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
    6 - 10
    Pollination
    Pollenized by Flavor King PluotŪ, Dapple Dandy PluotŪ, Emerald Drop PluotŪ or Santa Rosa plum.
    Bloom Season within fruit type(see note)
    midseason
    Harvest Season within fruit type
    late
    Harvest Dates
    August 30 to October 2
    (approximate for Hickman, CA)
 
Qty:
(3)  10 gal  $ 54.75 
status: potted up 2-18-14 
Qty:
(1)  tree pot 2  $ 38.75 
status: potted up 2-18-14 

fruit: Pluot 'Flavor Grenade' with Plum 'Santa Ro  Flavor Grenade Pluot, Santa Rosa Plum, fruit   
Two trees in one pot, for cross-pollination. On Myro 29C. Needs a Santa Rosa plum or another pluot to cross-pollinate.
    Estimated Chilling Requirement
    200-300 hours below 45°F
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
    6 - 10
    Pollination
    Pollenized by Flavor King PluotŪ, Dapple Dandy PluotŪ, Emerald Drop PluotŪ or Santa Rosa plum.
    Bloom Season within fruit type(see note)
    midseason
    Harvest Season within fruit type
    late
    Harvest Dates
    August 30 to October 2
    (approximate for Hickman, CA)
 
Qty:
(1)  10 gal  $ 88.60 
status: potted up 2-18-14 


Gilia capitata  Globe Gilia   
Beautiful blue flowers attract bees, reseeds readily. Can get up to 18 inches in fertile soil. 
Qty:
(1)  seed  $ 75.00 
status: 1/4th lb 
Qty:
(1)  1/2 lb. seed  $ 95.00 
Qty:
(0)  1/2 oz seed  $ 15.00 
Qty:
(1)  1 oz. seed  $ 25.00 


Goat Driftwood  Goat Driftwood   
Decorative branches with their bark chewed off by goats. Redwood, Incense Cedar, Willow, New Zealand Christmas Tree and others. Pricing is by the inch-foot; 1 inch diameter x 1 foot long. 
Qty:
(62)  inch-foot  $ 2.00 

Grape Wood  Grape Wood   
Large 14 year old grape vines from a Sonoma vineyard. Hand peeled and treated to preserve the rich brown color of the inner bark. Normally you will only see short branch sections available and they are sand blasted down to the white wood. Root wood with a similar character was popular in ancient Asia for contemplation on a scholar's table. 
Qty:
(1)    $ 400.00 
status: 11-foot cordon espalier  
Qty:
(1)    $ 200.00 
status: 2.5ft short gobelet head pruned, stem sawed off 
Qty:
(20)    $ 150.00 
status: 5ft tall cane head pruned 
Qty:
(1)    $ 500.00 
status: 2.5ft gobelet head pruned glass table 
Qty:
(1)    $ 150.00 
status: 27-inch gobelet head pruned wall mount antler branch 
Qty:
(1)    $ 55.00 
status: 12-inch root wood ground smooth and waxed 
Qty:
(1)    $ 40.00 
status: 28-inch waxed branch 
Qty:
(1)    $ 55.00 
status: 28-inch mounted branch 
Qty:
(1)    $ 55.00 
status: 12-inch candle holder branch with LED lights and battery case 
Qty:
(1)    $ 50.00 
status: 19-inch branch with LED lights and battery case 
Qty:
(1)    $ 10.00 
status: 5-inch branch  
Qty:
(2)    $ 15.00 
status: 10-inch magnetic branch  


Grindelia stricta  Gumplant  Bay Area 
Local form with less wide flat leaves than ssp. venulosa. 
Qty:
(4)  1 gal  $ 12.00 
Qty:
(26)  1 gal  $ 12.00 
status: potted up 4-1-14 


Growing California Native Plants  book  Marjorie Scmidt and Katherine L. Greenberg 
The long-awaited second edition of Schmidt's 30-year-old classic hands-on guide to native plants for the novice and the master alike. 
Qty:
(1)  book  $ 26.95 


Helenium puburulum  Sneezeweed  Bay Area 
Tall inside-out orange daisy. 
Qty:
(8)  1 gal  $ 12.00 
status: potted up 7-18-14 

Heracleum maxima rubrum  Red Cow Parsnip  Fairfax 
Red-stemmed version of the huge perennial with flat topped white flowers and loads of seed for birds. Cut them back or knock them over in late summer or fall. This is one of a few 'megaherbs' - shrub sized but dies back to the ground in winter.  
Qty:
(4)  2 gal  $ 22.00 


herb: French Tarragon  French Tarragon, herb   
AKA Wormwood. Exotic spice used in a variety of dishes including chicken fish or eggs to bring a unique taste to the table. Likes heat and well drained soil, very drought tolerant needs some protection in the winter if in wet conditions.  
Qty:
(1)  1 gal  $ 12.00 
Qty:
(5)  1/2 gal  $ 6.00 

herb: Italian Marjoram  Italian Marjoram, herb   
Milder version of Oregano.  
Qty:
(7)  1 gal  $ 12.00 
Qty:
(68)  3" rose pot  $ 6.00 
status: potted up 5-14-14 

herb: Italian Oregano  Italian Oregano, herb   
Italian cooking spice, use dried or fresh in a variety of dishes, especially pasta's and pasta sauce. Grows best in hot slightly dry conditions with well drained soil. Does very well in gardens as well as in planter boxes  
Qty:
(68)  3" rose pot  $ 6.00 
Qty:
(15)  1 gal  $ 12.00 

herb: Large-leaf Italian Basil  Large-leaf Italian Basil, herb   
This is a wonderful herb for any home garden, can be grown indoors or out. Italian Basil has a tasty leaf that is used in many culinary dished and is one of the main ingredients in pesto. Basil needs full sun in light, well drained soil with plenty of water. you can encourage bushy growth by topping the plant and pinching the flowers heads off before they bloom.  
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot  $ 3.00 
Qty:
(6)  1 gal  $ 8.00 
Qty:
(2)  six-pack  $ 4.00 

herb: Parsely 'Italian Dark Single'  Italian Dark Single Parsely, herb   
Great herb for the kitchen garden, used in many Italian dishes and as a garnish to cleanse the palate between courses. Parsley wants to be in full sun with moist rich soil. Easily grown in a window or in the ground. Pinch back flowers to encourage more leaves with a sweeter taste.  
Qty:
(11)  3" rose pot  $ 3.00 

herb: Stevia rebaudiana  South American Sweetleaf, herb   
A 2-3 foot shrubby herb found in South America, likes hot moist conditions. Used as Dietary supplement and sugar alternative in many countries. Extremely sweet (taste can linger in mouth for some time) has very little effect on blood sugar and is calorie free. Use leaves fresh or make a concentrate. 
Qty:
(9)  1 gal  $ 12.00 
Qty:
(4)  3" rose pot  $ 6.00 
Qty:
(31)  1 gal  $ 12.00 

herb: Thyme 'English'  English Thyme, herb   
An extremely versatile herb which can be used in almost any dish to add a light and fresh note. Grow in well drained soil in full to part shade, tolerates poor soil and does well both in-doors (next to a window) and in planters. Do not over water  
Qty:
(62)  3" rose pot  $ 6.00 


Heteromeles arbutifolia  Toyon   
One of California's most deeply emblematic species, Toyon is a large shrub to medium tree with evergreen foliage, a big white bloom in summer, and abundant red berries in December (hence the alternative common name "Christmas Berry"). Excellent as a hedgerow or other screen, but also wonderful as a specimen plant or focal point in the garden. One of the best native species to attract birds and other beneficial wildlife. 
Qty:
(5)  5 gal  $ 40.00 


Heterotheca sessiliflora ssp. bolanderi  Hairy Goldenaster  San Bruno Mtn. 
An extraordinary groundcover for full sun; lovely silver-grey foliage with velvet texture and cheerful yellow flowers. Completely drought-tolerant and a good butterfly plant. This is a local selection from San Bruno Mountain. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal  $ 14.00 

Heuchera maxima  Giant Island Alumroot  So Cal Islands 
Big lush evergreen perennial for dry shade or sun on the coast with a little water. Gets around 2 feet tall and wide with three foot flower spikes that have tiny pinkish white flowers. Great for ground cover under oaks and is surprisingly drought tolerant.  
Qty:
(28)  1 gal  $ 14.00 

Heuchera micrantha  Alum Root  Bay Area 
Our local Heuchera has a small size to 12 inches and white flowers. A charming deer resistant plant for dry shade. 
Qty:
(1)  3" rose pot  $ 6.00 


Hierochloe occidentalis  Vanilla Grass  Bay Area 
Deep Redwood forest bunch grass with wide fragrant green leaves which does well in deep organic soils in the shade of conifers with slightly dry soils. 
Qty:
(9)  3" rose pot  $ 9.50 


Iris douglasiana  Douglas Iris   
Lush deep green foliage and a beautiful spring bloom distinguish this gorgeous iris. A perfect choice for the garden in partial shade. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal  $ 16.00 
status: Santa Lucia 


Keckiella cordifolia  Climbing Penstemon   
A scandent scrambling plant growing into a lovely 3-5 foot thicket with sprays of red flowers in spring and summer. Drought tolerant; full to part sun. Deciduous under extreme conditions, keeps it's leaves with a bit of water in high summer. Attracts humming birds. 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal  $ 25.00 
Qty:
(4)  3" rose pot  $ 6.00 


Lavatera assurgentiflora  Island Tree Mallow   
Fast-growing, many-branched tree covered with bright pink blossoms (pinker than the picture) throughout the year. Hummingbird magnet.Similar to Malacothamnus The name has been changed to Malva assurgentiflora. 
Qty:
(5)  1 gal  $ 12.00 


Layia platyglossa  Tidy Tips  Colusa Co.  
Small yellow and white annual. 
Qty:
(2)  seed  $ 75.00 
status: 1/4th lb 
Qty:
(0)  1/2 oz seed  $ 15.00 
Qty:
(2)  1 oz. seed  $ 25.00 


Leymus condensatus 'Canyon Prince'  Canyon Prince Giant Wild Rye   
Very large spreading grass; can become invasive. Great for naturalizing and crowding out non-native weeds. Sand-lover. 
Qty:
(13)  1 gal  $ 10.50 
status: potted up 7-17-14 


Lilium pardalinum  Leopard Lily   
This is the common Leopard lily that grows along streams in the forest. 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal  $ 18.00 
status: potted up 6-16-14 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal  $ 18.50 

Lilium parryi  Lemon Lily   
A rare fragrant beauty. 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal  $ 18.00 
status: potted up 6-16-14 


Lonicera hispidula  California Honeysuckle  San Francisco 
Grows as a creeping, understory plant similar to symphoricarpos in dry shade or can grow up as a tall vine with age or water. Nice reddish leaves. 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal  $ 25.00 

Lonicera hispidula.  California Honeysuckle   
Grows as a creeping, understory plant similar to symphoricarpos in dry shade or can grow up as a tall vine with age or water. Nice reddish leaves. 
Qty:
(2)  7 gal  $ 65.00 
status: potteed up 6-10-14 


Lonicera involucrata  Twinberry   
An attactive shrubby form of honeysuckle, twinberry grows locally from the Presidio to San Bruno Mountain and graces the gardens of savvy native plant aficionados with its attractive flowers and fruit. In conditions of abundant water it can reach 20 feet tall and wide, but is also drought-tolerant in coastal scrub where it is usually 4 to 8 feet tall. 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal  $ 35.00 
Qty:
(4)  7 gal  $ 65.00 
status: potted up 6-14-14 

Lonicera involucrata.  Twinberry  Butte County 
Northern foothills form with yellow flowers and red berries. 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal  $ 35.00 


Lotus crassifolius v. otayensis  Otay Mountain Lotus   
Soft velvety grey upright stems to three feet tall. with clusters of purple and white pea-flowers in spring and grey-green oblong leaves. Moderate to full sun. Low to moderate water. The name has been changed to Hosackia crassifolia var. otayensis.  
Qty:
(1)  3 gal  $ 35.00 


Lyonothamnus floribundus ssp. asplenifolius  Fernleaf Catalina Ironwood   
20-30 foot tall, 15 feet wide tree with red peeling bark and large thick fern-like leaves. Large clusters of flat-topped white flowers in early summer. 
Qty:
(0)  15 gal  $ 165.00 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot  $ 6.00 
status: potted up 5-17-14 


Madia elegans  Elegant Madia  local 
Here are some classic old descriptions of the tarweeds from Parsons early 20th century book hemazonia and madia and Arvind Kumar's madia elegy (and a nice picture).  
Qty:
(24)  5" tree band  $ 5.00 
Qty:
(0)  10" tree band  $ 8.00 


Melica imperfecta  Coast Range Oniongrass   
A densely tufted perennial bunchgrass with luscious new growth in spring leading to gorgeous silvery inflorescence. Good for erosion control and once an important forage for elk (but most good native stands now wiped out by overgrazing). 
Qty:
(9)  1 gal  $ 10.00 


Mimulus aurantiacus  Sticky Monkey Flower   
Long blooming drought tolerant shrub about 3 foot tall and wide. This is a major component of bay area coastal scrub and even the edges of redwood forests where it tolerates some shade. Mid-summer brown leaves and leggy stems can be tamed with pruning but even unkept, they just keep blooming. Great for hummingbirds and bumblebees. Deer resistant. 
Qty:
(0)  1/8 oz. seed  $ 6.00 
Qty:
(1)  seed  $ 100.00 
status: 1/4 lb 
Qty:
(10)  1 gal  $ 12.00 
status: potted up 5-15-14 

Mimulus bifidus 'Junipero Serra'  Azalea-flowered Bush Monkey Flower  Santa Lucia 
Larger flower with same orange as our local aurantiacus for this selection. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal  $ 12.00 
status: STOCK PLANT - not for sale 


Monardella macrantha  Hummingbird Mint  Monterey 
A trailing perennial with a delightful light mint scent and big, tubular red hummingbird flowers. Likes perfect drainage with a little water and part shade in hot areas. 
Qty:
(0)  1/2 gal  $ 12.00 
status: potted up 3-21-14 
Qty:
(3)  1/2 gal  $ 12.00 
Qty:
(0)  1/2 gal  $ 12.00 
status: potted up 5-13-14 
Qty:
(22)  1/2 gal  $ 12.00 
status: potted up 7-6-14 

Monardella odoratissima  Mountain Pennyroyal  Sierra 
A climbing pennyroyal that also spreads by runners, this smaller-leafed specimen has the sweetest smelling foliage of them all. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal  $ 12.00 
status: potted up 3-21-14 
Qty:
(12)  3" rose pot  $ 6.00 
status: potted up 5-12-14 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal  $ 12.00 
status: potted up 5-10-14 


Myrica californica  Pacific Wax Myrtle   
A handsome and fast-growing evergreen to 18 feet or more, adaptable to sun or shade, with bursts of new growth in lustrous light green set off against mature foliage of darker hue and waxier texture. Excellent when sheared as a hedge (it responds well to cutting) or pruned into a specimen tree by thinning the bushy branches to reveal their forking architecture. A proud community member of redwood forests and mixed oak woodlands in the Bay Area. The roots fix nitrogen, improving soils, the leaves can be used to season stews like bay laurel and the waxy berries are a delicacy for northern flickers, chestnut-backed chickadees, yellow-rumped warblers, tree swallows, towhees, Cedar Waxwings and Robins. 
Qty:
(1)  24" box  $ 400.00 
status: 8-foot tall specimen  
Qty:
(8)  24" box  $ 350.00 
status: 6-foot tall specimen  
Qty:
(3)  15 gal  $ 100.00 
status: potted up 6-14-14 
Qty:
(24)  1 gal  $ 12.00 


Nassella cernua  Nodding Needle Grass   
Similar to purple needlegrass. 
Qty:
(26)  2" rose pot  $ 3.00 

Nassella lepida  Foothill Needle Grass   
This species is smaller than Purple Needle grass, more suitable for a small garden. Beatiful shimmering in the wind, backlit. 
Qty:
(9)  2" rose pot  $ 2.00 


Nemophila maculata  Five-spot   
Annual wildflower similar to Baby Blue-eyes but white with blue spots. 
Qty:
(2)  1/2 oz seed  $ 15.00 
Qty:
(4)  1 oz. seed  $ 25.00 
Qty:
(2)  1/2 lb. seed  $ 125.00 

Nemophila menziesii  Baby Blue Eyes   
Easy carpets of baby-blue bliss for the bees. 
Qty:
(1)  seed  $ 75.00 
status: 1/4th lb 
Qty:
(1)  1 oz. seed  $ 25.00 

Oenothera elata ssp. hirsutissima  Hooker's Evening Primrose   
Tall, vigorous, covered in yellow blossoms! This free-seeding freebooter comes up everywhere it wants to. Hummingbirds like it. AKA Oenothera hookeri 
Qty:
(1)  1/8 oz. seed  $ 6.00 
Qty:
(1)  1/2 oz seed  $ 15.00 
Qty:
(3)  1 oz. seed  $ 25.00 


Osmorhiza berteroi  Sweet Cicely  East Bay 
A little woodland fennel relative with sweet anise flavored young seed pods. 
Qty:
(17)  3" rose pot  $ 6.00 

Oxalis oregana 'Klamath Ruby'  Klamath Ruby Redwood Sorrel   
This is not like the invasive weedy Bermuda Buttercups Oxalis but is a slowly spreading Redwood forest species with white to pink flowers and purplish leaves that can be nibbled for the sour flavor. 
Qty:
(6)  1 gal  $ 15.00 

Penstemon grinnellii  Grinnell's Beardtongue   
Similar to P. spectabilis, the large lavender flower has hairs inside which explain the common name Beardtongue. Makes an 18" bush - needs good drainage and summer dormancy. 
Qty:
(15)  1 gal  $ 14.00 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal  $ 12.00 
status: potted up 6-22-14 

Penstemon heterophyllus 'Catherine De La Mare'  Foothill Penstemon   
Beautiful blue flowers with a little more pink than most. This variety is quite tolerant of drought or garden watering. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal  $ 14.00 

Penstemon palmeri  Scented Penstemon   
Tall flowerheads with fragrant whitish-purple flowers and silvery sculptured clasping leaves from hot dry rocky well drained places. 
Qty:
(9)  1 gal  $ 14.00 

Penstemon spectabilis  Spectacular penstemon   
The grandaddy of the horticultural penstemons, this purple-blue stunner grows 3-4 feet tall and wide, preferring the full sun and little water it enjoys in its native range of southern california washes and ravines (San Gabriel Mtns).  
Qty:
(1)  1 gal  $ 15.00 

Plantago subnuda  Tall Coastal Plantain  East Bay 
Striking coastal wildlife species with a rosette of fleshy stemless leaves and small green-brown flowers on dense 1-foot spikes. An important larval host plant for butterflies. AKA goose tongue. Away from the immediate coast, this species will need additional irrigation. The seeds are edible and they reseed readily. 
Qty:
(10)  1 gal  $ 12.00 


Platanus racemosa  Western sycamore  Cull Canyon 
Fast-growing deciduous tree, often found in riparian zones. 
Qty:
(2)  15 gal  $ 100.00 


Polypodium californicum 'Sarah Lyman'  California Polypody   
Summer deciduous, first thing to leaf out with the fall rains. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal  $ 15.00 
Qty:
(10)  1 gal  $ 15.00 
status: potted up 5-5-14 

Polypodium scouleri.  Leather Fern  Edgehill Mtn. SF 
Evergreen form of polypody fern, does not grow on soil but on rocks and tree branches in fog swept areas. 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal  $ 10.00 

Polystichum munitum  Sword Fern   
A rugged and robust evergreen fern 2-4 feet tall with numerous fronds, common in damp woodlands below 2500 ft. Easy, beautiful, and bold in the garden. 
Qty:
(3)  15 gal  $ 75.00 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal  $ 14.00 


Populus tremuloides  Quaking Aspen   
Needs ample water. 
Qty:
(5)  5 gal  $ 24.00 


Prunus illicifolia  Islais Cherry   
This wonderful and local species (see the old-school population on San Francisco's Bayview Hill) grows evergreen up to 12 feet or more, making a lovely and hardy, bird-friendly, drought-tolerant hedge. 
Qty:
(10)  3" rose pot  $ 7.00 
Qty:
(2)  10 gal  $ 100.00 
Qty:
(2)  5 gal  $ 50.00 
Qty:
(2)  7 gal  $ 70.00 
status: potted up 4-4-14 

Prunus illicifolia ssp. lyonii  Catalina Cherry   
From the Channel Islands, a tall, robust form of the Islais cherry. Grows to 40 feet or more. Large and dark and shiny leaves and long panicles of white flowers on this Catalina Island native tree. Birds love the berries. 
Qty:
(5)  1 gal  $ 12.00 
Qty:
(1)  10 gal  $ 85.00 


Pseudognaphalium ramosissimum  Pink Everlasting  East Bay 
Attractive pink flowers on a short lived biennial which reseeds readily. Good sand dune plant. Foliage has a maple syrup fragrance, or some say it smells like curry. Formerly Gnaphalium ramosissimum. 
Qty:
(36)  3" rose pot  $ 5.00 


Quercus agrifolia  Coast live oak  San Mateo Co 
 
Qty:
(3)  2 gal  $ 25.00 
Qty:
(8)  5 gal  $ 35.00 

Quercus chrysolepis  Canyon Live Oak or Goldencup Oak  Bay Area 
The goldencup, a mid-sized oak usually less than 50 feet tall, has gorgeous leaves dusted underneath with gold, and nice fat acorns nestled in wooly bowl-shaped caps.  
Qty:
(3)  5 gal  $ 40.00 
Qty:
(12)  2 gal  $ 30.00 

Quercus douglasii  Blue oak   
The blue oak earns its common name from the tint of its exquisite deciduous foliage, particularly when the beautiful new growth emerges in early spring. The tree can reach 20-60 feet tall, growing in thin soils or from crevices between rocks, and it is an important member of many old-growth oak groves in the east bay and elsewhere The blue oak earns its common name from the tint of its exquisite deciduous foliage, particularly when the beautiful new growth emerges in early spring. The tree can reach 20-60 feet tall, growing in thin soils or from crevices between rocks, and it is an important member of many old-growth oak groves in the east bay and elsewhere. 
Qty:
(2)  15 gal  $ 125.00 
Qty:
(2)  5 gal  $ 40.00 

Quercus wislizenii  Interior live oak  Mendocino Co 
Similar to Coast Live Oak, for hotter, drier areas. 
Qty:
(17)  5 gal  $ 40.00 
status: potted up 6-18-14 


Ranunculus californica  California Buttercup  Bay Area 
Nice addition to a wildflower meadow for February flowers, then recedes in summer. Seasonally damp east slopes with Dodecatheon. Makes a great long lasting cut flower! 
Qty:
(15)  3" rose pot  $ 6.00 


Rhamnus californica  Coffeeberry   
One of the most emblematic of California native plants, coffeeberry is a lustrous evergreen growing to 10 feet tall and wide in full sun. Flowers insignificant; berries are highly attractive to birds. This ranks among the best choices for a beautiful, locally-appropriate, low-maintenance, drought-tolerant shrub. 
Qty:
(24)  1 gal  $ 12.00 

Rhamnus californica 'Eve Case'  Coffeeberry   
A compact coastal cultivar of the excellent evergreen shrub. Clean green glossy leaves & berries for wildlife. Usually makes a 5-foot mound. 
Qty:
(7)  1 gal  $ 14.00 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal  $ 22.00 

Rhamnus crocea  Redberry   
These are slow growers to 4-5 feet and marvelous miniature shrubs, easy in the garden, an ideal solution for well-drained conditions like chert or sandy soils. Redberry are dioecious; you need a male and female plant to set seed, and these have not been sexed. 
Qty:
(10)  3" rose pot  $ 18.00 
status: potted up 5-27-14 

Rhus ovata  Sugarbush  So. Cal. inland 
Evergreen shrub with beautiful red flush on new growth 4-10 foot with a sweet tasting gummy fruit similar to Rhus integrifolia. 
Qty:
(4)  1 gal  $ 14.00 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal  $ 40.00 

Ribes californicum  Hillside Gooseberry   
Very prickly, nice fall color. Edible berries, likes slightly dry part shade, tolerates seasonal flooding and is summer dormant. Great for under oaks or edge of garden; do not put on walkways.  
Qty:
(1)  7 gal  $ 60.00 

Ribes malvaceum  Chapparal Currant  San Bruno Mountain 
The best flowering currant for the Bay Area. More drought tolerant, dense growing and sun tolerant than sanguineum. 
Qty:
(12)  1 gal  $ 14.00 

Ribes sanguineum 'Elk River Red'  Elk River Red Flowering Currant   
Early blooming 7-10 foot deep red selection from the Pacific Northwest 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal  $ 17.00 


Ribes viburnifolium  Catalina Perfume  Catalina Island 
More of a groundcover than a vine but distinct from all the shrub form Ribes. Glossy green leaves thrive in dry shade. 
Qty:
(2)  5 gal  $ 35.00 


Romneya coulteri  Matilija Poppy   
Also called Fried Egg Plant because of the yellow center and white petals, this vigorous specimen is best on a dry south-facing slope where its 8-foot flower stalks won't flop over onto the path. Spreads readily from fast-running rhizomes especially in sandy soils. Can be summer deciduous in certain areas. 
Qty:
(1)  2 gal  $ 25.00 
Qty:
(2)  5 gal  $ 40.00 

Rosa californica     
Gets big & spreads with sun & water on creek banks. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal  $ 12.00 

Rubus parviflorus  Thimbleberry   
Big, thornless 3-4 foot rangy beautiful soft-stemmed blackberry relative for moist fertile conditions but happy with just a bit of water & shade or sun on the coast. Large maple-leaves drop in winter leaving a rich twiggy texture. 
Qty:
(5)  1 gal  $ 12.00 

Rubus spectabilis var. franciscana  Salmonberry  Bay Area 
A gorgeous deciduous shrub from a vigorous rhizome, salmonberry forms a thicket 6 ft. tall with reddish leaves and delicious edible fruit. Often found at streamsides; needs garden water. 
Qty:
(6)  1 gal  $ 12.00 

Salix lucida  Shining Willow  San Francisco 
Can get fairly large compared to Arroyo Willow. Up to 35 feet tall. Bright green leaves, red & yellow stems. 
Qty:
(6)  5 gal  $ 35.00 

Salvia brandegei  Brandegee Sage  Santa Rosa Island 
Similar to our local Salvia mellifera (Black Sage) but with smaller green leaves and beautiful blue flowers; also has a very pleasant citrus like sent. 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal  $ 35.00 
status: potted up 3-11-14 
Qty:
(1)  2 gal  $ 22.00 
status: potted up 3-11-14 

Salvia clevelandii  Cleveland's sage   
An upright evergreen shrub to 3 or 4 feet, with silvery-green leaves and a showy blue flower display in summer, this drought-tolerant hummingbird magnet was named for the western botanist Daniel Cleveland, not for the city in Ohio. The wonderful fragrance of its foliage hits you at twenty paces. 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal  $ 12.00 

Salvia clevelandii 'Winifred Gilman'  Winifred Gilman Sage   
Handsome, compact clevelandii selection with showy deep violet flowers, reddish stems and a sweet fragrance to about 3 feet high and wide. 
Qty:
(1)  2 gal  $ 25.00 

Salvia leucophylla 'Figueroa'     
Silver fragrant leaves and pinkish purple flowers! 3' tall by 6' wide. 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal  $ 12.00 

Salvia munzii  Munz's Sage   
Small sage, 2-3 feet tall. From far southern CA, so very drought tolerant! Blue flowers. 
Qty:
(4)  2 gal  $ 25.00 
status: potted. up 4-19-14 
Qty:
(5)  1 gal  $ 14.00 
status: potted up 5-12-14 


Salvia spathacea.  Hummingbird Sage   
This aromatic perennial grows wild along the coast from Orange County to San Francisco, where it thrives on exposed north-facing slopes and in the dry duff under oaks. Creeps from a rhizome, sends up arrow-shaped leaves with the most delicious fragrance of any sage and robust pink blossoms that attract hummingbirds. See the star appearance of Salvia spathacea in the Locals Only story on Bernal Hill
Qty:
(4)  5 gal  $ 40.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal  $ 14.00 


Sambucus nigra caerulea  Blue Elderberry   
A many-branched shrub or small tree from 10-30' tall and 8-20' wide, the blue elderberry gives delicious edible fruit and makes a choice selection for the native habitat garden. Common along stream banks and in open areas of forest. 
Qty:
(8)  5 gal  $ 35.00 

Sambucus racemosa  Red Elderberry   
Very fast growing wetland shrub to 20 ft. Can be cut to the ground annually to keep neat appearance. Great very close to a water feature where it can dip its roots into the water. Large umbels of white flowers followed by stunning red berries which are poisonous to people but loved by birds. 
Qty:
(1)  15 gal  $ 150.00 
status: local San Francisco source 


Sequoia sempervirens  Coast Redwood   
 
Qty:
(1)  15 gal  $ 100.00 
status: Aptos Blue 


Sidalcea calycosa ssp. rhizomata  Point Reyes Checkerbloom   
An uncommon plant from freshwater marshes at Point Reyes (and into Sonoma and Mendocino counties), this easy and beautiful groundcover for wet areas is listed as an endangered species by the CNPS. It spreads quickly when planted in the ground, and (with flowing fresh water) gives a bounty of pink flowers throughout the summer. In a pot, it makes attractive trailing stems with reddish leaves but no flowers. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal  $ 12.00 
Qty:
(2)  3" rose pot  $ 6.00 
status: divided 7-18-14 

Sidalcea malviflora  Checkerbloom   
Hearty low spreading perennial wildflower for the coastal prairie. Luxuriant in bloom. Larval host for several butterflies; Skippers and Ladies.  
Qty:
(5)  1 gal  $ 12.00 
status: dark pink flowered form 

Silene scouleri  Scouler's Catchfly  San Bruno Mountain 
Carnation relative for sunny rock garden conditions.  
Qty:
(6)  1 gal  $ 12.00 
status: small 6-3-13 

Sisyrinchium californicum  Yellow-eyed Grass   
Named "californicum" for the Golden State, this iris relative likes moist streambanks and only opens its flowers in full sun. Easy in those conditions; goes dormant in winter. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal  $ 8.00 
Qty:
(4)  3 gal  $ 20.00 


Smilacina racemosa  Fat Solomon Seal   
Fragrant and large, this redwood forest lily grows in clumps. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal  $ 17.00 


Sod: Fescue Blend  Fescue Blend Sod   
A low-maintenance complement to natural landscapes, this versatile grass can be mowed for an "alternative lawn" look, or left unmowed for more of a wild meadow. Includes Festuca idahoensis, F. occidentalis, and F.rubra 'Pt. Molate.' Sold in 2' x 5' rolls; easy to install. 
Qty:
(65)  sq. ft. sod  $ 3.00 


Solanum umbelliferum  Blue Witch, Nightshade  San Francisco 
Upright to 3 ft. Grows in shade of other plants and trees. Large blue flowers with enough winter water. Can bloom year-round when happy. This batch was propagated from local San Francisco stock. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal  $ 16.00 

Solanum umbelliferum var. incanum 'Indians Grey'  Blue Witch   
Silvery leafed selection with more spreading habit. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal  $ 14.00 

Solidago californica  Goldenrod  Bay Area 
Easy to grow, with yellow flowers in late summer. This form is taller than S. spathulata. 
Qty:
(11)  2 gal  $ 25.00 
status: potted up 5-18-14 


Sporobolus airoides  Alkali Sacaton   
Grows in alkalai seeps and makes big fascinating feathery flower heads. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal  $ 12.00 


Styrax officionalis  Snowbell Bush   
Small delicate deciduous tree/shrub with fragrant snowdrop blossoms. Looks similar to Cercis/Redbud in leaf. 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal  $ 30.00 
Qty:
(3)  5 gal  $ 45.00 

Symphoricarpos albus  Snowberry   
Such an adaptable plant, this small shrub is perfect for filling in the background, but actually very charming in the foreground too. Foliage looks shimmering and delicate, yet stands up to tough conditions. Deciduous. 
Qty:
(0)  9" tree band  $ 9.00 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal  $ 14.00 

Symphoricarpos albus.  Snowberry  Tilden Park 
Such an adaptable plant, this small shrub is perfect for filling in the background, but actually very charming in the foreground too. Foliage looks shimmering and delicate, yet stands up to tough conditions. Deciduous. 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal  $ 40.00 
Qty:
(1)  2 gal  $ 25.00 

Symphoricarpos mollis  Creeping Snowberry   
Local species, low growing ground cover. 
Qty:
(7)  1 gal  $ 14.00 
Qty:
(1)  2 gal  $ 22.00 


Tall Tapered Square Fiberglass Planter Pot  Grey   
30-inch tall, 15-inch top, 11-inch bottom 
Qty:
(1)  15 gal  $ 158.00 


Tanacetum camphoratum  Dune Tansy   
A silver ferny-leafed dune plant with yellow flowers, this former champion of the Franciscan flora spreads rapidly by rhizomes but is threatened in the wild by habitat destruction. It makes a strong statement of local ecological solidarity in the garden. Renamed to T. bipinnatum :-( 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal  $ 12.00 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal  $ 18.00 

Thalictrum fendleri  Meadowrue   
Charming perennial for part shade with some moisture. These are dioecious so you'll need a male and female plant to set seed.  
Qty:
(6)  1 gal  $ 12.00 


The California Native Landscape  book  Greg Ruban and Lucy Warren 
 
Qty:
(6)  book  $ 34.95 


Toxicodendron diversilobum  Poison Oak   
 
Qty:
(2)  5" tree band  $ 6.00 


Trillium chloropetalum  Giant Wake Robin   
A remarkable lily for the woodland setting.

note: all the Trilliums were divided and measured on December 12, 2012 - price is $50/inch (average of length and width of bulb. A 1-inch bulb should bloom nicely with a few stalks, a half inch bulb probably wqon't bloom for a years or two. They take at least 7 years from seed to bloom. The oldest mother plants are about 25 years old; I counted the rings. 
Qty:
(2)  5" tree band  $ 17.00 
Qty:
(2)  2 gal  $ 91.50 
status: 1.83 - pink  
Qty:
(1)  2 gal  $ 83.50 
status: 1.67 - pink  
Qty:
(2)  1 gal  $ 29.00 
status: .58 - pink  
Qty:
(1)  1 gal  $ 25.00 
status: .50 - DW2 
Qty:
(6)  1 gal  $ 29.00 
status: .58 - DW3 
Qty:
(2)  1/2 gal  $ 22.50 
status: .45 - DW3 


Umbellularia californica  California Bay Laurel   
Slow growing very large tree that can be kept pruned and neat. Grows well in containers. Fragrant leaves can be used in cooking but you need much less than European bay. 
Qty:
(2)  15 gal  $ 210.00 
Qty:
(6)  10" tree band  $ 12.00 
status: potted up 3-4-14 


Urtica dioica  Stinging Nettle  East Bay 
Looks like a tall mint up to 6 foot high but stings can last for hours. Larval host for Red Admiral butterfly. 
Qty:
(21)  5" tree band  $ 6.00 


veggie: Artichoke 'Green Globe'  Green Globe Artichoke, veggie   
Native to the Mediterranean region Artichoke's are a must have for any home garden with enough space. Getting between 3 and 5 feet tall and wide this delicious vegetable requires some room to grow. They can live up to 5 years producing several artichoke heads in the summer months. They need full sun and some water especially in hot, dry areas. 
Qty:
(0)  10 gal  $ 18.00 
Qty:
(3)  1/2 gal  $ 7.00 
Qty:
(7)  1 gal  $ 12.00 
status: potted up 7-6-14 

veggie: Asparagus UC 157 F2  Asparagus, veggie   
This wonderful plant from the coasts of Europe and Asia is a treasure for the patient vegetable gardener. Plants start producing usable spears around 3 years of age and can live up to 20 years. Asparagus wants to be in well drained, richly fertilized soil in full sun. helpful sites on how to grow asparagus. http://www.kew.org/plants-fungi/Asparagus-officinalis.htm , http://www.organicgardening.com/learn-and-grow/asparagus-growing-guide 
Qty:
(18)  3" rose pot  $ 4.00 
Qty:
(31)  10" tree band  $ 8.00 

veggie: Celery 'Tango'  Tango Celery, veggie   
Celery is a wonderful, versatile vegetable originally from the Mediterranean region, which can be eaten raw or used in a variety of dishes ranging from salads to stuffing. This variety is known for producing a hearty crop in a relatively short amount of time and is prized for its sweet taste and non-stringy texture. Celery wants to be in full sun but can handle part shade, it needs consistently moist soil, and does not like to dry out. 
Qty:
(54)  3" rose pot  $ 3.00 

veggie: Cherry Tomato 'Super Sweet 100'  Super Sweet 100 Cherry Tomato, veggie   
Tons and tons of tangy-sweet cherry tomatoes throughout the growing season. Requires staking. Flavor: tangy with a sweet aftertaste, notes of pumpkin and lime. 
Qty:
(1)  2 gal  $ 10.00 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal  $ 16.00 
status: with wire cage support 

veggie: Cucumber 'Lemon'  Cucumber Lemon, veggie   
Qty:
(4)  1 gal  $ 7.00 

veggie: Emerite Pole Bean  Emerite Pole Bean, veggie   
Long beans are delicious even when larger. Keeps producing till frost. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal  $ 7.00 
Qty:
(22)  1/2 gal  $ 5.00 
Qty:
(1)  24" box  $ 150.00 
status: with old grape vine support potted up 6-26-14 

veggie: Pea 'Oregon Sugar Pod'  Oregon Sugar Pod Pea, veggie   
Qty:
(15)  3" rose pot  $ 4.00 
Qty:
(15)  2" rose pot  $ 2.00 

veggie: Pepper 'Fresno Chile'  Fresno Chile Pepper  AS- 5/27/14 Blooms Nursery 
Qty:
(7)  5 gal  $ 14.00 
Qty:
(1)  15 gal  $ 25.00 
status: 3 plants 
Qty:
(2)  2 gal  $ 12.00 
status: potted up 7-6-14 
Qty:
(9)  1 gal  $ 7.00 
status: potted up 7-6-14 

veggie: Pepper 'Gypsy'  Gypsy Pepper, veggie   
A sweet bell-type pepper that ripens from pale green to yellow to red, and can be eaten at any stage. 
Qty:
(2)  5 gal  $ 14.00 
Qty:
(10)  1 gal  $ 7.00 
Qty:
(1)  3" rose pot  $ 4.00 

veggie: Pepper 'Pinot Noir'  Pinot Noir Pepper, veggie   
A sweet bell-type pepper that ripens in a rainbow of colors to dark purple-black. Good in cool and warm climates. 
Qty:
(10)  1 gal  $ 7.00 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal  $ 14.00 
Qty:
(3)  3" rose pot  $ 4.00 

veggie: Squash 'Scallopini'  Scallopini Squash, veggie   
Qty:
(6)  1 gal  $ 7.00 
status: potted up 5-18-14 
Qty:
(7)  5 gal  $ 14.00 
status: potted up 5-18-14 

veggie: Sweet Corn 'Honey and Pearl'  Sweet Corn 'Honey and Pearl', veggie   
Qty:
(11)  3" rose pot  $ 2.00 
Qty:
(21)  10" tree band  $ 7.00 
status: potted up 6-14-14 

veggie: Tomato 'Brandywine'  Brandywine Tomato, veggie   
Unequaled flavor juicy slicing tomato. Heritage, slow to mature, wanting a long hot sunny season. Exquisite flavor. 
Qty:
(2)  2 gal  $ 10.00 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal  $ 20.00 

veggie: Tomato 'Celebrity'  Celebrity Tomato, veggie   
Modern hybrid, very disease resistant with prized flavor that you won't find in the grocery store. Easy on compact 3-4-foot long-harvest vines which benefit from support for the large crop of four-inch fruits. 
Qty:
(8)  2 gal  $ 10.00 

veggie: Tomato 'Japanese Black Trifele'  Japanese Black TrifeleTomato, veggie   
A pear-shaped dark tomato. Meaty and firm with a sweet herbal flavor. 
Qty:
(16)  1 gal  $ 7.00 
Qty:
(9)  5 gal  $ 14.00 
Qty:
(3)  5 gal  $ 16.00 
status: with wire cage support 

veggie: Tomato 'Roma'  Roma Tomato, veggie   
Open pollinated (non-hybrid) canning/sauce variety, selected in the 1950's for wilt resistance, good handling and few seeds. Three-inch oblong fruits on somewhat compact 4-5-foot vines with one big harvest. Less juicy, and texture is less meaty, but great for cooking sauce, putting on a pizza, or adding into omelettes. 
Qty:
(5)  2 gal  $ 10.00 

veggie: Tomato Grafted 'Mighty Mato Cherokee Purpl  Mighty Mato Cherokee Purple Grafted Tomato, veggie   
Heirloom classic on a high-tech disease resistant rootstock. Big burgundy-tinged juicy slicing tomatoes from Tennessee Cherokee tribe breeding heritage. Top-notch garden-only flavor. 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal  $ 18.00 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal  $ 22.00 
status: with custom wire cage support 

veggie: Tomato Grafted 'Stupice'  Stupice hybrid Tomato, veggie   
This popular Czechoslovakian very early season hybrid performs in cold and wind (San Francisco) with a extended production of 2-inch round fruits on semi-dwarf 2-3-foot vines. You can stake them or not. 
Qty:
(4)  2 gal  $ 14.00 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal  $ 18.00 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal  $ 20.00 
status: with wire cage support 
Qty:
(1)  15 gal  $ 50.00 
status: with old grape vine support 


Vine Tape     
Qty:
(7)    $ 5.00 
status: 1/2 inch, 150 feet, 8 mil 
Qty:
(9)    $ 7.00 
status: 1 inch, 150 feet, 8 mil 


Vitis californica  Wild Grape   
The true wild form with good fruit for eating. Train it up a fence or into a tree, or let it scramble horizontally to make a good seasonal groundcover and excellent quail habitat. Deciduous.  
Qty:
(1)  2 gal  $ 20.00 


Wood Planter Box - Recycled     
A sturdy design for some old, rough, full 2x3's we came across. Shaggy, aged doug fir shows on the top and lurks on bottom edges. It's the same size and shape as our commercial wood growing boxes, or a teak English citrus box. 
Qty:
(1)  24" box  $ 1,400.00 


Woodwardia fimbriata  Giant Chain Fern   
Beautiful, LARGE fern given adequate water. can take sun or shade. does not like to dry out. do not fertilize. Drought tolerant when established but occurs naturally in seeps.  
Qty:
(1)  1 gal  $ 15.00 


Yucca brevifolia  Joshua Tree   
Desert tree form yucca. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal  $ 18.00 
Qty:
(2)  5 gal  $ 52.00 

Yucca whipplei  Our Lord's Candle   
A rosette of long succulent pointed leaves up to three feet long. The bloom shows it is a lily relative. 
Qty:
(5)  3" rose pot  $ 7.00 

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