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Native Perennials



 

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:
(0)  10" tree band   12.00 

Achillea millefolium  Yarrow   
Easy spreading groundcover with ferny foliage and a strong bloom of white umbels. Full sun, drought tolerant but also likes summer water.  
Qty:
(13)  1 gal   12.00 

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:
(7)  1 gal   8.00 
status: potted up 4-29-15 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 2-6-15 
Qty:
(8)  3" rose pot   7.00 

Actea rubra  Baneberry   
Northern woodland species. Elegant leaves and brightly colored (poisonous) berries. 
Qty:
(8)  1 gal   16.00 

Agave americana  Century Plant   
Slow growing up to 12 feet wide with 20 foot flower spikes from the desert southwest. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   14.00 

Agoseris grandiflora  California Dandelion  Bay Area 
Our own handsom Native Dandelion. Similar to Silverpuffs and Blow Wives
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Anaphalis margaritaceae  Pearly Everlasting  Bay Area 
What a wonderful and appropriate common name. Pearly Everlasting has silver leaves and white pearl-like "flowers" (actually bracts). Very attractive to insects and other benficial wildlife, and appear like dried flowers even when fresh. Anaphalis does not have the maple syrup fragrance of some of the related Gnaphaliums, but it is the larger more substantial species of Everlasting. Spreads by runners underground, with luscious green shoots in spring and an abundant bloomer throughout the summer. 
Qty:
(10)  1 gal   14.00 

Anemone deltoidea  Columbian Windflower   
Found in northern California, the delicate white flowers grow in shade. 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   10.00 

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:
(2)  1 gal   14.00 

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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)  1 gal   12.00 

Apocynum cannabinum  Indian hemp   
A robust 4-foot shrub, generally in moist places, with smooth bay-shaped leaves and small white flowers. Used by Indians for rope and basket-weaving, this plant also contains the alkaloid Harmalol, a reversible MAO-inhibitor; the genus is Greek for "Dog-Be-Gone" and refers to its ancient use as a dog poison. 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal   15.00 

Aquilegia exima  Serpentine Columbine   
Serpentine Columbine is a slightly more hardy species than the local Western Columbine, A. formosa; this one tolerates poor soils and drought, so is easier to grow. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   0.00 
status: STOCK PLANT -not for sale 

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:
(0)  seed packet   10.00 
status: one gram, 400 seeds 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   7.00 
Qty:
(10)  1 gal   15.00 
Qty:
(0)  1/2 gal   8.00 

Arabis blepharophylla  Coast Rock Cress  Bay Area 
A charming and edible cress with a bright pink bloom to 1 foot high, Arabis blepharophylla grows wild on Twin Peaks and other natural areas in the Bay Area. It is listed as uncommon by the Jepson Manual, mostly due to habitat loss. A suitable candidate for the grassland meadow, the rock garden, or even a mixed perennial bed. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Aralia californica  Elk Clover   
A striking 3- to 9-ft. perennial for moist and shaded areas, elk clover grows Jurassic leaves more than three feet long and blooms in a bold galaxy of white star-shaped flowers that draw droves of hungry butterlies. Native to the greater Bay Area, this is the only California native in the Ginseng family. The root was used by Native Americans topically for skin ailments. This is one of a few 'megaherbs' - shrub sized but dies back to the ground in winter. 
Qty:
(6)  1 gal   15.00 
Qty:
(5)  tree pot   17.00 

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:
(8)  5 gal   40.00 

Arctostaphylos regismontana  Kings Mountain Manzanita  Santa Cruz Mtns 
A rare Bay Area endemic from sandstone and granite outcrops, 6 to 12 ft. The clasping leaves give rich texture to the foliage.  
Qty:
(1)  2 gal   0.00 
status: STOCK PLANT - not for sale 

Arctostaphylos virgata  Bolinas Manzanita  Inverness Ridge 
The rare and endemic manzanita from the Bolinas headlands and Inverness Ridge at Point Reyes. A robust beauty of variable shape and size, up to 15 feet. Big bloomer. 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   29.00 

Arctostaphylos viridissima 'White Cloud'  White Cloud Whitehair Manzanita  Santa Cruz Island 
The uncommon whitehair manzanita reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide; the cultivar 'White Cloud' was selected by Bert Johnson for its profuse snowy-white flowers and dense, glossy, dark green leaves. He grew it from a cutting taken on the island in 1979. This is a vigorous and rampant grower for us. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   18.00 

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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:
(1)  1 gal   12.00 

Armeria maritima 'Rubrifolia'  Sea Thrift   
Purple-leafed form with deep magenta flowers & fine texture. 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal   12.00 
status: divided 12-27-14 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   6.00 

Armeria maritima ssp. californica  Sea Thrift  Bay Area 
This is our local subspecies with larger leaves & taller light pink flowers. 
Qty:
(5)  1 gal   14.00 
status: small 1-7-15 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 

Armeria maritima white  White Sea Thrift   
Grass-like perennial groundcover with cheerful white flowers on 6" stems. Likes full sun and little water once established. Easy to multiply by divisions. 
Qty:
(6)  1/2 gal   8.00 
status: potted up 2-8-15 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 2-8-15; potted up 3-22-15 

Artemisia 'Silver Surfer'  Mugwort   
Wide silver-leafed hybrid of A. douglasiana, sukdorfii and ludoviciana. Mugwort is usually found at streamsides, often well above the stream in loose clumps offering soft fragrant foliage among the Roses, Wildryes and Snowberry. Mugwort has many traditional medicinal uses.  
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 12-21-14 
Qty:
(1)  1/2 gal   8.00 
status: potted up 2-5-15 
Qty:
(16)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 12-21-14 

Artemisia douglasiana  Mugwort   
1 to 4ft. high with serrated leaves. Tolerates part shade. Mugwort is usually found at streamsides, often well above the stream in loose clumps offering soft fragrant foliage among the Roses, Wildryes and Snowberry. Chaparral and Grassland. Native to San Francisco and greater Bay Area. Mugwort has many traditional medicinal uses such as treating colds and fevers and calming nerves. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(2)  1/2 gal   6.00 

Artemisia dranunculus.  Tarragon  Sunol 
Local form of this circumboreal herb. AKA Wormwood. 
Qty:
(0)  2" rose pot   6.00 

Artemisia pycnocephala  Beach Sagewort   
Very reliable in garden conditions, low grower with silver leaves and no fragrance, flowers inconspicuous but foliage gorgeous. Prefers sun and sandy soil. Wild form is a little taller. 
Qty:
(9)  10" tree band   12.00 
status: SF sourced -tall 

Artemisia pycnocephala 'David's Choice'  Beach Sagewort   
Very reliable in garden conditions, low grower with silver leaves and no fragrance, flowers inconspicuous but foliage gorgeous. Prefers sun and sandy soil. 
Qty:
(28)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 3-22-15; potted up 3-26-15 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   7.00 

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   14.00 
Qty:
(5)  1/2 gal   10.00 

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Asarum lemmonii  Lemon's Wild Ginger  Sierra 
Smaller-leafed form of the easy groundcover for deep boggy shade; a pipevine relative. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 

Asclepias fascicularis  Narrowleaf Milkweed   
Delicate narrow leaves and fairly neat appearance. Tolerates shade. Habitat plant for the larvae of the monarch butterfly. 
Qty:
(4)  D40   8.00 
status: barely alive 
Qty:
(4)  4" pot   10.00 

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:
(3)  D40   7.00 
status: barely alive 

Aster chilensis  California Aster  San Francisco 
A lovely and fast-spreading native aster with lavender ray flowers and a golden center. Local San Francisco source. A guaranteed magnet for butterflies & beneficial insects. Plant in full sun. May grow invasive in the garden. Renamed to Symphyotrichum chilense :-( 
Qty:
(18)  1 gal   12.00 

Aster chilensis (dwarf)  Dwarf California Aster  Tilden 
Low-growing form of our native aster with lavender petals and golden center. A guaranteed magnet for butterflies & beneficial insects. Some varieties can be invasive in the garden but we believe this one is reasonable. 
Qty:
(6)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(3)  4" pot   6.00 
status: potted up 10-22-14 

Barbarea orthoceras  American wintercress   
Small perennial mustard relative, usually found in moist soils, part shade to full sun with edible leaves having a peppery mustard flavor. 
Qty:
(3)  3" rose pot   5.00 

Betula occidentalis  Water Birch   
Normally a multi-stemmed shrub with brown birch bark but can be trained up as a tall single stem tree. 
Qty:
(0)  15 gal   130.00 
status: large tree form - 
Qty:
(3)  7 gal   65.00 

Boykinia occidentalis  Coast Boykinia   
Like a small Heuchera; a lovely shade perennial with abundant pinkish white flowers. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   6.00 

Camissonia ovata  Sun Cups   
These showy, low-growing flowers are commonly found nestled in the grass of meadows, pastures and trailsides. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 

Castilleja exserta  Purple Owl's Clover   
An annual lavender colored variation on our Indian Paintbrush, this wildflower paints the hills of the Bay Area in breathtaking hues. 
Qty:
(0)  1/8 oz. seed   15.00 
Qty:
(0)  seed packet   10.00 
status: one gram 

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Cirsium occidentale  Cobweb Thistle   
A grey-leaved, woolly biennial with a vivid red flower. Great for pollinators in a sunny well-drained spot! Prickly but not weedy. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   12.00 

Claytonia sibirica  Candyflower   
Attractive, shiny, fleshy, spatula-shaped edible leaves related to Miner's Lettuce. The numerous white to pink flowers are borne on racemes for a long period, as long as there is moisture. Reseeds! 
Qty:
(0)  2" rose pot   2.00 
Qty:
(4)  3" rose pot   4.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   10.00 
Qty:
(1)  2" rose pot   2.00 

Coreopsis gigantea  Giant Coreopsis  Southern CA 
Giant Coreopsis grows to 8-foot with a stout tree-like trunk and produces dozens of large showy sunflowers. It grows along the coast from LA north and on the Channel Islands. 
Qty:
(7)  2 gal   29.00 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   35.00 
status: potted up 1-11-15 

Coreopsis maritima  Sea Dahlia  So. Cal. 
Similar to Giant Coreopsis but only 2 feet tall. In the wild, these dry up completely in late spring but light watering and deadheading can keep them blooming almost year round as long as they have good drainage. San Diego to Baja. 
Qty:
(4)  1 gal   12.00 

Crassula connata   Sand Pigmyweed   
 
Qty:
(1)  2" rose pot   4.00 

Cynoglossum grande  Hound's Tongue   
Our native 'Foreget-me-not', this woodland species emerges with bronze leaves which presumably give the common name, then forms tall brilliant blue flowers in March. The deep roots make this rare in the nursery trade. 
Qty:
(1)  5" tree band   12.00 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   30.00 

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:
(1)  4" pot   0.00 
status: STOCK PLANT - not for sale 

Darmera peltata  Indian Rhubarb   
This is a wetland plant with attractive foliage that reaches 5 feet across per leaf; wonderful in a streamside wild setting but much smaller in a container. This is one of a few 'megaherbs' - shrub sized but dies back to the ground in winter.  
Qty:
(5)  5 gal   40.00 

Datura discolor  Thorn Apple   
This annual species has beautiful fragrant white trumpet-flowers with deep pink to violet centers which mature into spiny "thorn apples" filled with hallucinogenic seeds (HIGHLY TOXIC). Datura has a lovely evening fragrance. Wants full sun but can handle some shade. Plants can reach 3 feet tall and 5 feet wide in rich, moist soil. Datura is extremely drought and poor-soil tolerant, where it will only get 2x3. Reseeds readily. 
Qty:
(28)  seed packet   6.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   8.00 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   7.00 

Datura wrightii  Jimson Weed or Thorn Apple  Sacramento Valley 
Handsome white trumpet flowers mature into spiny "thorn apples" filled with hallucinogenic seeds (highly toxic). Fascinating species. 
Qty:
(1)  1/2 gal   10.00 

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Delphinium cardinale  Red Larkspur  San Mateo Co 
Spectacular perennial for meadows, needs to dry out in summer. 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 6-4-15 

Delphinium nudicaule  Red Larkspur  Santa Cruz Mtns. 
Spectacular perennial for rock gardens with bright red flower; needs to dry out in summer. 
Qty:
(0)  5" tree band   8.00 

Delphinium variegatum  Royal Larkspur  Santa Cruz Mtns. 
Spectacular perennial for rock gardens with blue flower; needs to dry out in summer. 
Qty:
(0)  5" tree band   8.00 

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:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 3-13-15 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   15.00 

Dichondra donelliana  California Ponysfoot   
A good groundcover for open slopes and headlands, tight green mat with attractive foliage, flower inconspicuous. Fills in between bunch grasses, spreads by runners so don't use where you want it contained. Has been used for lawns in the past though that was a different species. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(1)  3" rose pot   6.00 
status: divided 8-19-14 
Qty:
(4)  1/2 gal   8.00 

Drosera rotundifolia  Sundew   
 
Qty:
(0)  4" pot   0.00 
status: STOCK PLANT - not for sale 

Dudleya anomala x attenuata  Groovy Dudleya   
A hybrid of two small, totally tubular species from Baja California. It grows in colonies or large clumps. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 

Dudleya brittonii  Giant Chalk Dudleya   
Large flat chalky white species from Baja can be put in a clay pot and never watered. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   16.00 
Qty:
(7)  1 gal   16.00 
status: clay pot 

Dudleya brittonii 'Baja Mar Green'  Dudleya  Baja 
Green form of this large, extra drought-tolerant species from Baja between Rosarito & Ensenada: can be grown in a clay pot and never watered. Flower stems are red; flowers themselves are pale yellow. Full sun will turn the leaf tips red. Over many decades, they mature into 3-foot stalks like miniature Joshua Trees. 
Qty:
(5)  1 gal   16.00 
status: clay pot 

Dudleya brittonii x cymosa  Chalk Dudleya   
A hybrid of Dudleya brittonii and D. cymosa. This variety has large grey rosettes and pale red flowers. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   17.50 

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Dudleya caespitosa  Sea Lettuce  Monterey 
Narrow leaves and yellow flowers gradually increase in size. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   15.00 

Dudleya caespitosa x cymosa  Sea Lettuce   
Narrow leaves and dark yellow flowers. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 

Dudleya cymosa  Canyon Liveforever   
 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   15.00 

Dudleya edulis  San Diego Dudleya   
Narrow leaves and white flowers gradually increase in size. 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal   14.00 

Dudleya farinosa  North Coast Dudleya  San Francisco 
Green to silver succulent rosettes with pale yellow spring bloom. Hummingbirds like it! Drought resistant even in a pot! 
Qty:
(0)  2" rose pot   4.00 
Qty:
(2)  3" rose pot   8.00 
Qty:
(5)  1 gal   14.00 

Dudleya farinosa...  North Coast Dudleya  Bayview Hill 
Plump and red-tinged green. 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   8.00 

Dudleya hassei  Catalina Live-Forever  So Cal 
Medium-sized southern Cal. species with silver sword leaves, develops smooth red stems with age. Easy to grow & spectacular. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(0)  4" pot   8.00 
Qty:
(1)  3" rose pot   8.00 
Qty:
(0)  2" rose pot   3.00 
Qty:
(4)  3" rose pot   8.00 
status: cuttings potted 1-16-15 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   22.00 

Dudleya lanceolata  Lance-leafed Liveforever  So. Cal. 
Narrow leaves and orange to deep yellow flowers gradually increase in size. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 

Dudleya palmeri  Palmer's Liveforever  Central, South Coast 
Medium sized species from the central-south coast with a red-orange flower! 
Qty:
(7)  1 gal   14.00 
status: in clay pot 

Dudleya pulverulenta  Chalk Dudleya   
Chalk Liveforever has a basal rosette that grows one to two feet wide, from which a 1 1/2 ft. spike of red flowers appear in May – July. Native from about Northern San Luis Obispo county south along the coast. As its name implies, this dudleya species has a "chalky" waxy substance on its leaves that helps with drought tolerance. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 
status: in clay pot 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   22.00 
status: in clay pot 

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Dudleya traskiae  Santa Barbara Island Liveforever   
Rare species with largeish silver leaves and prominent red tall flower stems. 
Qty:
(8)  1 gal   14.00 
status: clay pot 

Epilobium angustifolium ssp. circumvagum  Fireweed  Sierra Nevada 
Name has been changed to Chamerion angustifolium subsp. circumvagum  
Qty:
(0)  bare root   6.00 
status: bare root might be available, call to verify 

Epilobium canum  California Fuchsia   
CA fuchsia blooms in October, a welcome source of color in the fall landscape. It retains attractive silvery low growing foliage year round and spreads by the root. Can be mowed in the winter to keep tidy. 
Qty:
(11)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 4-22-15 
Qty:
(16)  4" pot   6.00 

Epilobium canum 'Calistoga'  California Fuchsia   
CA spreader with wide grey leaves and scarlet flowers. Grows 12" tall and 4' wide. Prefers full sun and tolerates most soils types.  
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Epilobium canum 'Catalina'  California Fuchsia   
Silver leafed upright California Fuchsia. 
Qty:
(9)  1 gal   12.00 

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:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   12.00 
Qty:
(12)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 12-12-14 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 3-15-15 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   24.00 
status: potted up 4-19-15 

Epilobium canum spp. latifolia 'UC Hybrid'     
A distinctive form of this famous October-blooming perennial, UC Hybrid has brilliant red flowers adored by hummingbirds. Can be mowed in the winter to keep tidy. 
Qty:
(0)  2" rose pot   0.00 

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:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Epilobium canum.  California Fuchsia  San Bruno Mountain 
A local population of the wonderful fall-blooming perennial. Low growing and spreading with a red bloom favored by hummingbirds. 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(1)  4" pot   7.00 
status: divided 2-7-15 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   12.00 
status: divided 2-7-15  
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Epilobium septentrionale 'Wayne's Silver'  Humboldt County Fuchsia   
An exquisite silver-leafed form of California Fuchsia! Less than a foot tall and up to 3 feet wide. 
Qty:
(5)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   14.00 
status: potted up 5-8-15 

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Epipactis giganteum 'Serpentine Night'  Black Stream Orchid   
This popular cultivar has a blackish blue color to the leaves. 
Qty:
(2)  3" rose pot   8.00 
status: divided 4-24-13 - reserved small 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   10.00 

Ericameria ericoides  Mock Heather   
A local Bay Area beauty, Ericameria grows in sand dunes and other dry, sharp-draining soils. A 3-4' perennial covered in bright yellow flowers for the summer. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Erigeron glaucus  Seaside Daisy  Bay Area 
Common reliable native groundcover, drought tolerant, needs some sun.  
Qty:
(45)  10" tree band   12.00 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   6.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   21.00 
Qty:
(0)  D16   8.50 

Erigeron glaucus 'Cape Sebastian'  Seaside Daisy   
Common reliable native groundcover, drought tolerant, needs some sun.  
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Erigeron glaucus 'Sea Breeze'  Seaside Daisy   
Common reliable native groundcover, drought tolerant, needs some sun. This horticultural selection has an intensly colored pink/purple flower. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

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:
(0)  1 gal   10.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   10.00 

Eriogonum crocatum  Saffron Buckwheat  Ventura 
Perennial with bright greenish-yellow flowers for bees & butterflies. Sun & good drainage. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Eriogonum fasciculatum var. foliolosum  Eastern Mojave buckwheat   
A more compact form of the California buckwheat, this drought-tolerant desert plant attracts legions of birds, bees, butterflies, and other beneficial wildlife. The Jepson Manual calls it an important honey plant. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Eriogonum fasciculatum var. polifolium  Eastern Mojave buckwheat   
An upright form of the California buckwheat with silvery leaves, this drought-tolerant desert plant attracts legions of birds, bees, butterflies, and other beneficial wildlife. The Jepson Manual calls it an important honey plant. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

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)  2 gal   17.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 

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Eriogonum latifolium  Coast Buckwheat   
Our common local low growing species. Great for butterfly nectar! Brown seed heads add interest through late summer. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 4-22-15 
Qty:
(18)  10" tree band   12.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Eriogonum umbellatum  Shasta Sulfur Buckwheat   
Perennial with bright yellow flowers for bees & butterflies. Sun & good drainage. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   17.00 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   26.00 

Eriophyllum confertiflorum  Oregon Sunshine  Bay Area 
Very fine textured foliage clasps the stems. Bright yellow flowers in summer. 
Qty:
(29)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 
status: potted up 1-18-15 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 
status: potted up 1-18-15 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 
status: potted up 3-15-15; potted up 3-29-15 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   7.00 
status: potted up 5-6-15 

Eriophyllum lanatum    Spreading Wooly Sunflower 
Found in dry areas. It grows between 6-12” tall and forms a dense, wooly mat of fragrant, silver foliage. It also produces hundreds of 1” golden daisies from early May till the end of June  
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Eriophyllum lanatum ' Walkers Beauty'  Spreading Wooly Sunflower   
var. achillaeoides 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Eriophyllum lanatum 'Siskiyou'  Spreading Wooly Sunflower   
This is the ground hugging form of our soft wooded fast growing coastal sage scrub denizen from the Sonoma Coast, which provides wonderful yellow sunflowers in summer. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   6.00 

Eriophyllum lanatum var. achilleoides  Yarrow-Leaf Wooly Sunflower   
Cheerful yellow blooms brighten a dry flowerbed. Drought tolerant, full sun. 1' tall. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Eriophyllum lanatum var. arachnoideum  Spreading Wooly Sunflower   
This is the ground hugging form of our soft wooded fast growing coastal sage scrub denizen from the Sonoma Coast, which provides wonderful yellow sunflowers in summer. 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   6.00 

Eriophyllum stachaedifolium  Lizard Tail  Bay Area 
With beautiful silvery-blueish-green foliage and a bright yellow bloom in summer, Lizard Tail is a distinguished member of the local Franciscan flora. Grows in time into a sprawling evergreen perennial/shrub 30" tall and 5 feet wide; excellent wildlife habitat and good for erosion control in disturbed areas. Easy in the garden with full sun, little water, and good drainage. 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   6.00 
status: potted up 2-8-15 
Qty:
(10)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 2-27-15 

Eryngium aristulatum  Jepson's Button Celery  East Bay 
Curious wetland/vernal pool perennial with spiky blue flower. 
Qty:
(0)  2" rose pot   3.50 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   8.00 
status: not in stock 

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Erysimum capitatum.  Western Wallflower   
Yellow wallflower that brightens the dry sunny slopes of Mount Diablo and other local natural areas. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(3)  2 gal   18.00 

Erysimum franciscanum  Franciscan wallflower   
This bright, fragrant, and rare denizen of San Francisco's open spaces (Twin Peaks, Mount Davidson, Bernal Hill, and others) makes a charming addition to the mixed flower bed. White flowers, enchanting scent, and the irresistable solidarity of bolstering populations of local endangered species. An uncommon local perennial 1-2 feet tall with fragrant yellow- to cream-colored flowers, found on serpentine outcrops and occasionally in coastal dunes. In the garden, it likes full sun and requires excellent drainage. 
Qty:
(0)  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:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Euthamia occidentalis  Flat-topped Goldenrod   
Local wetland species. Good yellow color in shade or sun. up to 4 ft tall. hardy and drought tolerant but prefers lots of water in winter. 
Qty:
(7)  1 gal   12.00 

Fiskars Titanium Scissors No.5  clippers   
Titanium mini-tipped scissors, great for intricate cuts; spring-assist to make cutting easier and soft-grip handle for comfortable use 
Qty:
(0)     18.00 

Fragaria chiloensis  Beach Strawberry   
Forms a thick groundcover, easy and tough even dog tolerant. Beach Strawberry can be distinguished from Wood Strawberry by it's glossy thicker more leathery leaves. 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   5.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   10.00 
Qty:
(0)  4" pot   5.00 

Fragaria chiloensis 'Schooner Gulch Dwarf'  Beach Strawberry   
Forms a thick groundcover, easy and tough even dog tolerant. Beach Strawberry can be distinguished from Wood Strawberry by it's glossy thicker more leathery leaves. 
Qty:
(9)  3" rose pot   7.00 
status: divided 11-1-14 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(6)  1 gal   14.00 
status: potted up 5-8-15 

Fragaria vesca ssp. californica  Wood Strawberry   
A fast and easy groundcover for partial shade, the woodland strawberry gives wonderful white rose-flowers in the spring followed by a bounty of compact, tasty fruit. Soft velvety green leaves take on attractive shades of red when given less water and more sun. 
Qty:
(9)  tree pot   17.00 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   6.00 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   5.00 

Fragaria vesca.  Wood Strawberry   
A fast and easy groundcover for partial shade, the woodland strawberry gives wonderful white rose-flowers in the spring followed by a bounty of compact, tasty fruit. Soft velvety green leaves take on attractive shades of red when given less water and more sun. 
Qty:
(0)  1/2 gal   10.00 

Fragaria virginiana  Mountain Strawberry  Sagehen Preserve 
Sierra species with blue leaves. Winter deciduous. 
Qty:
(2)  3" rose pot   6.00 

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Frankenia salina  Alkali Heath   
Little pink flowers on this salt marsh species. Doesn't need salty soil. 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   6.00 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 1-4-14 

Fraxinus dipetala  California Ash   
Flowering shrub or small tree with fast-branching habit up to 20 ft. Seems to be deer-proof. Nice choice for a native street tree. 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   0.00 
status: STOCK PLANT - not for sale 

Gnaphalium californicum  California Everlasting   
Perenial with leaves with a fragrance of maple syrup or curry, AKA California Curry Plant. Similar to Pearly Everlasting has silver leaves and white pearl-like "flowers" (actually bracts). Very attractive to insects and other benficial wildlife, and appear like dried flowers even when fresh. Spreads by runners underground, with luscious green shoots in spring and an abundant bloomer throughout the summer. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Grindelia stricta  Gumplant  Bay Area 
Local form of gumplant with less wide flat leaves than ssp. venulosa. Yellow daisies, tough plant! Used medicinally for respiratory issues. 
Qty:
(20)  1 gal   12.00 

Grindelia stricta var. angustifolia  Large Saltmarsh Gumplant  Bay Area 
Local form that makes a 3-foot shrub, sometimes with a thick tree trunk. 
Qty:
(0)  seed   0.00 

Grindelia stricta var. platyphylla  Spreading Gumplant  Bay Area 
Prostrate form of gumplant with big leathery leaves. Yellow daisies, tough plant! Used medicinally for respiratory issues. AKA G. stricta ssp. venulosa or G. latifolia. 
Qty:
(5)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 6-4-15 

Helenium puburulum  Rosilla  Bay Area 
Tall inside-out orange daisy. 
Qty:
(4)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(0)  4" pot   6.00 
Qty:
(3)  3" rose pot   5.00 
Qty:
(1)  5" tree band   5.00 
Qty:
(25)  4" pot   6.00 
status: potted up 1-30-15 

Helianthus californicus  California sunflower   
Clusters of 3-inch sunflowers on dozens of perennial stems up to 8ft tall may need staking. Dies back to ground in winter. Likes moist conditions: deep infrequent flooding promotes flowering spring through fall. 
Qty:
(1)  2 gal   25.00 

Heracleum maxima  Cow Parsnip   
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. Formerly H. lanatum. 
Qty:
(3)  10" tree band   10.00 
Qty:
(23)  1 gal   12.00 

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:
(1)  2 gal   22.00 

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herb: Satureja douglasii  Yerba Buena, herb   
This fast-growing minty groundcover with the heavenly fragrance once covered large swaths of the Bay Area, giving its Spanish name Yerba Buena ("good herb") to the original pueblo that later became San Francisco. A delightful, medicinal, and iconic choice from our local flora that deserves a spot in every garden. Satureja has been changed to Clinopodium by the taxonomists. 
Qty:
(47)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 4-24-15 
Qty:
(21)  1/2 gal   10.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(5)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 5-8-15 
Qty:
(80)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 5-15-15 

Heterotheca villosa 'San Bruno Mountain'  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:
(1)  1 gal   12.00 

Heuchera 'Canyon Delight'  Coral Bells   
Hybrid with compact green leaves and magenta pink flowers. 
Qty:
(6)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 6-2-15 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal   12.00 

Heuchera 'Santa Ana Cardinal'  Coral Bells   
Compact green leaves with deep red flowers. Hybrid between the Arizona species H. sanguinea and southern California Island species H. maxima. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

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:
(2)  1 gal   15.00 
Qty:
(15)  1/2 gal   10.00 
Qty:
(0)  4" pot   8.40 
Qty:
(14)  1 gal   15.00 
status: potted up 5-15-15 

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:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Heuchera micrantha 'Martha Roderick'.  Alum Root  Bay Area 
This selection of our local species has pinkish flowers. Our local Heuchera has a small size to 12 inches and white flowers. A charming deer resistant plant for dry shade. 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   16.00 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal   16.00 

Heuchera pilosissima  Coast Alumroot   
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:
(2)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   6.00 

Heuchera rubescens  Pink Alumroot  Sierras 
A nice compact form with pink flowers Small leaves. drought tolerant. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 

Hibiscus lasiocarpus  California Hibiscus  sacramento river basin 
This is a rare and endangered wetland species. heart-shaped velvety leaves and beautiful white to pink hibiscus flowers. plant grows back larger each year given the right conditions - wet. 
Qty:
(30)  1 gal   15.00 
Qty:
(5)  2 gal   29.00 

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Hoita macrostachya  Leather Root  East Bay 
Wetland perennial with purple summer pea flowers on 4-foot sprawling stems. Winter dormant. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 

Horkelia californica  California Dewberry  San Francisco 
Good groundcover for neglected sunny rocky spot. Interesting musky fragrance when stepped on. 
Qty:
(1)  10" tree band   12.00 
Qty:
(4)  1 gal   12.00 

Horkelia californica.  California Dewberry  Eastern Alameda Co 
Good groundcover for neglected sunny spot. Interesting musky fragrance when leaves are crushed. This form has a more silvery/felty foliage. 
Qty:
(17)  3" rose pot   6.00 
status: divided 12-27-14 

Isomeris arborea  Bladderpod   
A fascinating species that straddles the desert and the coastal scrub, bladderpod can grow 4' tall x wide and it serves as an excellent, versatile, evergreen low shrub for harsh conditions of drought, wind, and sun. Abundant yellow flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds. The unusual fruit are seed pods like Japanese paper lanterns; shake them to hear the loose seeds rattling around inside. 
Qty:
(0)  3 gal   32.00 
Qty:
(2)  5 gal   35.00 

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)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 
status: potted up 11-9-14 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 
status: potted up 1-18-15 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal   14.00 
status: potted up 2-1-15 

Lemna minor  Common Duckweed   
We are not certain of the species - this was found growing in our storm drain. 
Qty:
(1)     6.00 
status: 1 cup 

Lessingia filaginifolia  Beach Aster   
Fast-growing groundcover with silvery foliage and a prolific late-summer bloom. The name has been changed to Corethrogyne filaginifolia. 
Qty:
(4)  1 gal   14.00 
status: potted up 12-6-14 

Lessingia filaginifolia 'Silver Carpet'  Silver Carpet Branching Beach Aster  Monterey Co. 
Fast-growing groundcover with silvery foliage and a prolific late-summer bloom. A selection by Santa Barbara Botanic Garden horticulturist Carol Bornstein, collected from coastal bluffs exposed to ocean spray in Monterey County. The name has been changed to Corethrogyne filaginifolia. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(4)  1 gal   22.00 
status: potted up 2-27-15 
Qty:
(28)  1 gal   14.00 
status: potted up 1-10-14 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   14.00 
status: potted up 1-18-15 

Lessingia filaginifolia var. californica  California Beach Aster   
Spreading form of this beautiful late summer bloomer makes the bees & butterflies happy. The name has been changed to Corethrogyne filaginifolia. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Lewisia cotyledon  Cliff Maids (white)   
A spectacular white- to pink-flowering plant with basal rosette of fleshy leaves and a deep taproot, this plant grows in rocky, sandy slopes and is an obvious choice for the rock garden. It needs full sun and excellent drainage. 
Qty:
(1)  3" rose pot   12.00 

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Limonium californicum  western marsh rosemary   
Hardy and semi-showy low-growing plant from salt marshes and coastal strand. 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   30.00 
status: special order 

Lithophragma affine  San Francisco Woodland Star  San Rafael 
Nice tiny plant with small reddish saxifrage basal leaves, spreads by root, pretty white star flowers on spikes, good on steep slopes with some shade. Good in cracks of a mortared stone wall. Summer dry is no problem but I don't think extra water will hurt them. 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   8.00 
status: divided 12-29-12, 2-21-13 Three are still dormant as of 11/26/13 

Lobelia cardinalis  Cardinal Flower   
Showy red-flowered plant to 3 feet, commonly found along stream banks and other moist places. Needs garden water. Powerful medicinal herb. 
Qty:
(0)  5" tree band   5.00 
Qty:
(25)  3" rose pot   6.00 
status: potted up 4-22-15 

Lobelia dunnii ssp. serrata  Dunn's Lobelia  UC Bot 
Bright blue flowers last a full month at least in summer. Likes wet and some shade but is drought tolerant. Fine textured groundcover. 
Qty:
(9)  1 gal   12.00 

Lomatium californicum  California Celery  San Mateo Co 
Broad leathery ornamental leaves distinguish this perenial dryland parsley relative which provides food for Anise Swallowtail butterfly larvae & flowers for many beneficial insects. 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   6.00 

Lomatium insulare  San Nicolas Island Lomatium  San Nicolas Island 
A rare perennial coastal parsley relative which provides food for Anise Swallowtail butterfly larvae & yellow flowers with nectar for many beneficial insects. 
Qty:
(1)  3" rose pot   7.00 
Qty:
(0)  5" tree band   7.00 
Qty:
(1)  9" tree band   10.00 
Qty:
(89)  3" rose pot   7.00 
status: potted up 1-4-15; 1-16-15 

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:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Lotus formosissimus  Coast Lotus  Bay Area 
Moisture loving ground cover with kaleidescopic flowers. The name has been changed to Hosackia gracilis. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   7.00 

Lotus scoparius  Deerbroom   
Yellow-flowering butterfly plant, an early-succession species in disturbed habitats that fixes nitrogen in the soil. A great starter or companion plant when reclaiming a vacant lot with native plants. The name has been changed to Acmispon glaber :-( 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   6.00 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 1-4-14 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   6.00 

Lupinus arboreus  Yellow Bush Lupine   
Fast-growing short-lived shrub to five feet with profuse yellow bloom. Reseeds easily in the garden and fixes nitrogen in the soil to the benefit of neighboring plants. 
Qty:
(6)  5" tree band   6.00 
status: potted up 12-28-14 
Qty:
(0)  1/2 oz seed   20.00 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 2-27-15; potted up 3-29-15 
Qty:
(0)  1/2 gal   8.00 
status: potted up 2-27-15 
Qty:
(8)  3" rose pot   6.00 
status: potted up 4-22-15 

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Lupinus bicolor     
Annual, small species. 
Qty:
(0)  1/8 oz. seed   6.00 
Qty:
(3)  1 oz. seed   30.00 
Qty:
(0)  1/2 oz seed   20.00 
Qty:
(22)  2" rose pot   3.00 
Qty:
(1)  seed   100.00 
status: 1/4th lb 

Lupinus formosus  Summer Lupine  Yolo Co. 
Medium low spreading perennial with felty green leaves & showy flowers, this species tolerates hot inland conditions. Mission Blue caterpillars will use this species though they prefer L. albifrons, then L. variicolor. 
Qty:
(12)  3" rose pot   6.00 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   12.00 

Lupinus propinquus  Blue Tree Lupine   
Fast-growing short-lived shrub to five feet, identical to L. arboreus but with lavender-blue flowers instead of yellow. 
Qty:
(2)  2 gal   22.00 

Lupinus variicolor  Many-colored Lupine  San Francisco 
A true local champion, this easy perennial groundcover for full sun grows wild on the grassy slopes and exposed peaks of Bernal Hill, Twin Peaks, Mount Davidson, Bayview Hill, and other natural areas of San Francisco. Feathery blue-green foliage and bountiful blue blossoms throughout spring and summer. This bumblebee and butterfly magnet is a specialized host for the endangered Mission Blue butterfly.  
Qty:
(0)  1/2 gal   10.00 

Lysichiton americanus  Skunk Cabbage   
Robust bog plant for shade. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   16.00 

Mimulus cardinalis  Scarlet Monkeyflower   
Native to wetlands throughout the American West, this red-flowering favorite will thrive in a watered sunny garden. 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   6.00 
Qty:
(6)  1 gal   12.00 

Mimulus cardinalis 'Maroon'  Scarlet Monkeyflower   
This form has a purple/maroon throat and deep red flowers. This species likes sun and water, even with it's feet in water. 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(2)  3" rose pot   6.00 

Mimulus cardinalis 'Santa Cruz Island Gold'  Golden Channel Islands Monkeyflower  Seed from Santa Cruz Island via Tilden Botanical G 
This is the golden-flowering form of the (usually) scarlet monkeyflower. A wetland species, it needs garden water to be happy in cultivation. Grown from seed collected by Glenn Keator and introduced into the trade by the Tilden Botanical Garden. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   12.00 

Mimulus cardinalis x lewisii  Monkeyflower   
A pink-flowered Monkeyflower hybrid for a watered sunny garden. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Mimulus floribundus  Many-flowered Monkeyflower  South Bay 
Miniature variation on the yellow annual with leaves more like cardinalis. It's native to wet places and thrives in a watered sunny garden. 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   4.00 

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Mimulus guttatus  Seep-spring Monkeyflower   
This is really an annual but it'll survive in a coastal climate and reseeds so readily that it never goes away given some water. It's native to seeps and very wet places and thrives in a watered sunny garden. 
Qty:
(11)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(6)  2" rose pot   3.00 
Qty:
(47)  3" rose pot   4.00 

Mimulus guttatus Dwarf  Dwarf Seep-spring Monkeyflower   
A charming miniature form of the seep monkey.. 
Qty:
(0)  4" pot   7.00 

Mimulus lewisii  Pink Mountain Monkeyflower  Sierras 
Likes cool moist conditions with water and sun or part shade. 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   6.00 
status: M. cardinalis hybrid 

Mimulus tilingii  Tiling's Monkeyflower   
Low growing species from wet spots in the Sierras, intergrades with M. guttatus. 
Qty:
(0)  4" pot   6.00 

Monardella linoides ssp. viminea  Willowy Monardella   
An endangered species from rocky washes of Southern California, the willowy monardella survives long periods of benign neglect in the garden by sending a deep taproot down to find the water table. Fragrant foliage with an interesting scent and a cheerful lavender flower. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   0.00 
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 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   10.00 
Qty:
(11)  3" rose pot   7.00 
status: potted up 11-23-14 

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)  5 gal   40.00 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   6.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(0)  1/2 gal   8.00 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 3-21-15 
Qty:
(2)  3" rose pot   6.00 
Qty:
(12)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 5-1-15 
Qty:
(15)  1 gal   12.00 
status: bn cuttings, potted up 5-15-15 

Monardella villosa.  Coyote Mint  San Bruno Mountain 
A unique clone that produces stacked flower globes like a salvia. Leaves have a fuzzy texture and broad curvature; nice big bloomer; wonderful aroma. 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   7.00 
Qty:
(17)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 
status: potted up 1-23-15 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 
status: potted up 5-8-15 

Montia parvifolia  Little-leaf Miner's Lettuce   
Succulent leaves, grows in shady or moist spots. Makes an interesting little textural counterpoint in the garden. 
Qty:
(9)  3" rose pot   6.00 
Qty:
(13)  1/2 gal   12.50 
status: potted up 1-18-15 

Oenothera caespitosa  Fragrant Evening Primrose  East of Sierras 
Perennial from Pinion Juniper and desert areas. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   15.00 

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Oenothera deltoides ssp. howellii  Antioch Dunes Primrose   
Rare perennial from the delta. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 6-4-15 

Osmorhiza berteroi  Sweet Cicely  East Bay 
A little woodland fennel relative with sweet anise flavored young seed pods. 
Qty:
(11)  3" rose pot   6.00 
status: dormant 8-14 

Oxalis oregana  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:
(0)  1 gal   21.00 
Qty:
(0)  4" pot   8.50 

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:
(0)  1 gal   15.00 
Qty:
(0)  4" pot   10.00 

Oxalis oregana 'Tilden Pink'  Redwood Sorrel   
This selection from Tilden has extra deep pink flowers. Redwood Sorrel is not like the invasive weedy Bermuda Buttercups Oxalis but is a slowly spreading Redwood forest species with purplish leaves that can be nibbled for the sour flavor. 
Qty:
(0)  4" pot   6.00 

Oxalis oregana 'variegated'  Variegated Redwood Sorrel   
This variety has white patterns on dark green leaves with deep purple underneath and pale white/pink flowers. 
Qty:
(0)  4" pot   6.00 

Oxalis oregana 'White'  Redwood Sorrel   
A pure white flowered form. 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:
(0)  1 gal   15.00 

Penstemon azureus var. angustissimus  Harlequin Beardtongue   
An easy 18" perennial for full sun and well drained soils, very drought and frost tolerant, this one also tolerates light shade and moist soils. The flower buds emerge in shades of yellow, then develop a deeper bluish hue as they open and mature into robust purple. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   15.00 

Penstemon centranthifolius  Scarlet Bugler   
Hummingbird bliss for the rock garden. 2-4' tall. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 
status: potted up 9-27-14 

Penstemon eatonii  Firecracker Penstemon  So. Cal. 
A dry-loving member of the sagebrush scrub, this showy penstemon loves full sun and is prized by the discerning horticulturalist for its tall scarlet flower spikes. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   15.00 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   7.00 

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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:
(2)  1 gal   24.00 
status: potted up 1-22-15 
Qty:
(1)  1/2 gal   7.00 
status: potted down 1-22-15 

Penstemon heterophyllus 'Blue Springs'  Foothill Penstemon   
Beautiful blue flowers with a touch of pink. This variety is quite tolerant of drought or garden watering. Narrow leaves on a woody well-branched plant 1-3 ft. tall with dense bud clusters on the upper stems bursting into a vivid floral display of luscious blue. 
Qty:
(13)  1 gal   14.00 
status: potted up 6-7-15 

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 
Qty:
(0)  1/2 gal   9.00 

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

Penstemon newberryi var. sonomensis  Sonoma beardtongue  St. Helena 
Creeping groundcover with abundant red flowers on showy 2' spikes in summer. A rare and elusive chaparral plant known from fewer than twenty occurrences, it requires good drainage and full sun to part shade. Can be difficult in the garden but worth it for the bloom. Sensitive to heat and frost. Too much water in the summer will kill it. 
Qty:
(1)  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:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 

Penstemon pseudospectabilis  Desert Beardtongue   
Photo is a different species but similar flower. From the Mojave desert. 
Qty:
(0)  1/2 gal   10.00 

Penstemon rydbergii  Rydberg's Penstemon   
A Sierra mountain penstemon with salvia-like whorls of blue flowers. Likes some moisture and full sun. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 

Penstemon speciosus  Royal Penstemon   
Gorgeous long-lived perennial, 2 or 3 feet tall, with a big summer bloom of intense indigo flowers. Likes lean, coarse soils and good drainage. Highly drought tolerant. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   10.00 

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:
(0)  1 gal   15.00 
Qty:
(0)  seed packet   8.00 
status: 1 gram 
Qty:
(3)  1/8 oz. seed   15.00 
Qty:
(0)  1/2 oz seed   30.00 
Qty:
(8)  1 oz. seed   50.00 
Qty:
(1)  seed   180.00 
status: 1/4th lb 

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Perideridia californica  California Yampah  Mt Diablo 
Endemic to California, this species has a more intricate leaf. Marvelous Anise Swallowtail butterfly larval food plant. No native plant garden should be without a few of these. Any conditions, grows up to 3 feet, then cut back to the base. 
Qty:
(23)  5" tree band   7.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(2)  9" tree band   9.00 

Perideridia kellogii  Western Yampah   
Marvelous Anise Swallowtail butterfly larval food plant. No native plant garden should be without a few of these. Any conditions, grows up to 3 feet, then cut back to the base. 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(0)  1/8 oz. seed   10.00 
Qty:
(2)  1/2 gal   8.00 
status: potted up 1-16-15 

Petasites palmatus  Colts foot   
Vigorous spreading leafy groundcover for dappled shade. 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal   12.00 

Phacelia bolanderi  Woodland Phacelia   
Beautiful easy flowers in the shade for bumblebees. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   18.00 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   6.00 

Phacelia californica  Scorpionflower   
Fascinating fiddlehead purple flowers on interesting hairy leaves. Likes dry sunny banks. 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   6.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 12-21-14 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Phacelia malvifolia  Stinging Phacelia  Marin 
Annual with white flowers for mixed shade delights bumblebees and stings your fingers slightly. Easy, reseeds. 
Qty:
(9)  3" rose pot   3.00 

Phyla nodiflora  Lippia  Tesla, Alameda County 
Tiny ground hugging plant, very useful between stepping stones in harsh conditions and excellent butterfly nectar. All sorts of insects are drawn to the flowers of this verbena relative. AKA Capeweed, Creeping Lip Plant, Frog-Fruit, Frog's Bit, Licorice Verbena, Turkey Tangle Frogfruit, Condamine Couch, Creeping Vervain, Matgrass and more worldwide. Larval host for buckeye butterflies. Usually found in moist conditions. 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   6.00 
Qty:
(216)  2" rose pot   3.00 
status: divided 5-31-15 - small 

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:
(15)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 10-23-14 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(12)  2" rose pot   3.00 
Qty:
(17)  3" rose pot   6.00 
status: potted up 2-8-15 

Polemonium pulcherrimum  Sky Pilot   
This alpine beauty has showy blue flowers with a delicious sweet fragrance on footlong stalks in late summer. Also charming glossy pinnate foliage. Summer water and good drainage in sun or shade. 
Qty:
(7)  seed packet   8.00 
status: 1/4 gram packet = 100 seeds 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   6.00 

Polygonum paronychia  Dune Knotweed  San Francisco 
Low-growing easy and fine needle-leafed dune plant. In the garden it doesn't need sand, just sun, where it swiftly forms a tight mat for a fast and attractive drought-tolerant groundcover. 
Qty:
(12)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(18)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 10-21-14 

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Potentilla anserina ssp. pacifica  Pacific Silver Cinquefoil  Bay Area 
Easy to grow, ferny leaves, silver beneath, flower like a strawberry's but yellow. Likes wet conditions. Spreads by runners like a strawberry. Jepson calls it invasive in the garden. 
Qty:
(13)  1 gal   10.00 

Potentilla glandulosa  Potentilla  San Francisco 
Easy to grow perennial groundcover, ferny leaves, flower like a strawberry's. The name has been changed to Drymocallis glandulosa. 
Qty:
(3)  2 gal   20.00 
status: potted up 9-3-14 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   10.00 

Prunella vulgaris  Self-Heal   
A spreading verly low groundcover with a purple flower, this circumboreal species has been widely hailed as an important medicinal herb. Spreads vigorously with water. Useful between stepping stones. 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   5.00 
Qty:
(27)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 4-22-15 
Qty:
(10)  1 gal   12.00 

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:
(11)  3" rose pot   5.00 

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:
(9)  4" pot   6.00 
status: potted up 1-27-15 
Qty:
(239)  2" rose pot   2.00 

Romanzoffia californica  Mistmaidens   
Charming little misty cliff dweller, does fine with just winter rains and goes completely dormant in summer. 
Qty:
(20)  3" rose pot   6.00 
status: dormant 9-14 
Qty:
(1)  seed packet   6.00 
status: 1 gram 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   15.00 
Qty:
(24)  2" rose pot   0.00 
status: From Seed. P-9-16-14 

Salvia 'Bee's Bliss'     
Aromatic and drought-tolerant mounding/spreading groundcover with silvery leaves and a soft blue blossom. 6 feet wide, 2 feet tall. 
Qty:
(14)  1 gal   14.00 

Salvia clevelandii 'Deer Spring Silver'     
4x4 sage, very similar to 'Allen Chickering.' This selection is more tolerant of inland hot climates than others. 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   25.00 

Salvia leucophylla 'Amethyst Bluff'  Amethyst Bluff Purple Sage  Pt. Sal, 
A heavy blooming selection from Pt. Sal, north of Santa Barbara. In youth it's rather low growing but in time can grow to as much as 10 feet tall and 15 wide. 
Qty:
(2)  3" rose pot   8.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal   12.00 

Salvia leucophylla 'Point Sal'     
Vigorous ground cover, 2-3' tall 4'wide with soft green-grey leaves and a lavender flower.  
Qty:
(58)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   6.00 

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Salvia sonomensis  Sonoma sage   
Creeping groundcover to 1 ft. tall and fast-spreading. Leaves are silvery grey. Great on a sunny slope. Deep blue flowers are a hummingbird magnet. Good drainage a must; cannot tolerate irrigation during summer months. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(12)  3" rose pot   7.00 

Salvia sonomensis 'Nefertierra Jade'  Green Sonoma Sage  Sonoma County 
Lovely green-foliage form of the easy and aromatic spreader for dry conditions and full sun. Beautiful blue flowers in spring and early summer. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   15.00 

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:
(6)  tree pot   16.00 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   40.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(2)  2 gal   25.00 

Satureja mimuloides  Summer Savory  South Coast 
An attractive 18-inch perennial, a native in sunny moist spots along California's southern coast. Pleasant minty fragrance to the leaves; pull off a flower and sip the nectar to learn why hummingbirds love it. 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   6.00 
Qty:
(6)  1 gal   12.00 

Scrophularia californica  Bee Plant  Bay Area 
What can you say? Given regular water it will grow to the size of your car before you wake up in the morning. 
Qty:
(0)  5" tree band   5.00 

Scutellaria siphocampyloides  Austins Skullcap   
Brilliant blue flowers on this mint relative. Needs some moisture, deciduous. Photo is a different species but flower is similar. 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal   14.00 

Sedum spathulifolium  Stonecrop  Montara Mountain 
A lovely creeping succulent, easy to grow in full sun and drought, native to the Bay Area. The bright yellow blooms in summer attract the rare and endangered San Bruno Elfin and numerous other butterflies. 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   5.00 

Sedum spathulifolium 'Cape Blanco'  Stonecrop   
This variety has a silvery blue leaf. 
Qty:
(1)  3" rose pot   7.33 
Qty:
(0)  plug   1.00 

Sedum spathulifolium 'Carnea'  Carnea Stonecrop   
A green succulent with red stems. Great for containers or rock gardens! 
Qty:
(9)  2" rose pot   4.00 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   5.00 

Sedum spathulifolium 'Purpurea'  Purple Stonecrop   
A gorgeous purple-leaved cultivar of the Bay Area's fabulous local creeping succulent. 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   6.00 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal   12.00 

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Sedum spathulifolium.  Stonecrop  Berkeley 
A lovely creeping succulent, easy to grow in full sun and drought, native to the Bay Area. The bright yellow blooms in summer attract the rare and endangered San Bruno Elfin and numerous other butterflies. 
Qty:
(0)  2" rose pot   4.00 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   6.50 

Sedum spathulifolium..  Stonecrop  San Bruno Mountain 
A lovely creeping succulent, easy to grow in full sun and drought, native to the Bay Area. The bright yellow blooms in summer attract the rare and endangered San Bruno Elfin and numerous other butterflies. 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   5.00 

Sedum spathulifolium..  Stonecrop   
A lovely creeping succulent, easy to grow in full sun and drought, native to the Bay Area. The bright yellow blooms in summer attract the rare and endangered San Bruno Elfin and numerous other butterflies. 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   8.00 

Selaginella bigelovii  Spike Moss  San Benito Co. 
Tough coarse moss grows in open seasonally damp rocky spots with sharp drainage. 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   8.00 

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:
(1)  2 gal   22.00 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal   12.00 
status: divided 5-2-14; divided 7-18-14 
Qty:
(0)  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:
(7)  1 gal   14.00 
status: divided 12-8-14; potted up 1-23-15 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(2)  1/2 gal   10.00 

Sidalcea stipularis  Scadden Flat Checkerbloom   
Endangered wetland species from Southern California. 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   20.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(0)  4" pot   8.00 
Qty:
(0)  1/2 gal   10.00 

Silene scouleri  Scouler's Catchfly  San Bruno Mountain 
Carnation relative for sunny rock garden conditions.  
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   7.00 
status: potted up 10-11-14 
Qty:
(47)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 12-21-14 

Sisyrinchium bellum  Blue-eyed Grass   
Petite and attractive member of the iris family, largely drought-tolerant with cheerful blue flowers throughout the spring and summer. Mix them in with bunchgrasses. 
Qty:
(361)  1 gal   1.75 
status: potted up 12-21-14 
Qty:
(20)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 12-21-14 
Qty:
(289)  plug   1.75 
Qty:
(29)  2" rose pot   2.50 

Sisyrinchium bellum 'Arroyo de la Cruz'  Blue-Eyed Grass   
Hardy cultivar of the miniature iris relative, largely drought-tolerant with cheerful blue flowers throughout the spring and summer. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

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Sisyrinchium bellum 'Ft. Bragg'  Blue-Eyed Grass   
Petite and attractive member of the iris family, largely drought-tolerant with cheerful blue flowers throughout the spring and summer. This variety is more compact and tidy than the straight species, thus prized by horticulture. 
Qty:
(0)  4" pot   6.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Sisyrinchium bellum 'Rocky Point'  Blue-Eyed Grass   
Petite and attractive member of the iris family, largely drought-tolerant with cheerful blue flowers throughout the spring and summer. This variety is more compact and tidy than the straight species, thus prized by horticulture. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   12.00 

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)  3 gal   20.00 
Qty:
(38)  3" rose pot   5.00 
Qty:
(38)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(0)  10" tree band   12.00 
Qty:
(25)  2" rose pot   2.50 

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   14.00 
status: potted up 12-5-14 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   14.00 
status: potted up 3-29-15 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 
status: potted up 1-4-14 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 
status: potted up 3-15-15 

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

Solanum xantii 'Mountain Pride'  Blue Witch   
A greener-leafed nightshade species, reaching 2' tall. Poor drainage is no problem! Part shade and little water are ideal. VERY deer-resistant! 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Solidago californica  Goldenrod  Bay Area 
Easy to grow, with yellow flowers in late summer. This form is taller than S. spathulata. 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   25.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 1-4-15 

Solidago spathulata  Coast Goldenrod  Bay Area 
Low growing coastal species of Goldenrod makes a neat basal clump of leaves. Easy to grow, with yellow flowers in late summer.

The plant has a pleasant anise-like fragrance and many medicinal uses; John Muir wrote that a single sprig can cure depression and atheism. Goldenrod can be used as a laxative and to control diarrhea. Goldenrod actually does not cause hay fever - the sticky pollen is carried by insects, not windblown. 
Qty:
(5)  1 gal   12.00 

Sphaeralcea ambigua  Desert Globemallow   
 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   20.00 

Stachys ajugoides  Rigid Woodmint  San Francisco 
This is the more common local species of this fuzzy, spreading, pink-flowered musky mint. 
Qty:
(1)  2 gal   20.00 

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Stachys albens  Cobwebby Hedgenettle  Eastern Alameda Co. 
Beautiful, white, very fuzzy foliage with citrus aroma. Easy to grow, can become invasive w/ too much water. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(1)  2 gal   15.00 
Qty:
(2)  3" rose pot   5.00 

Stachys bullata  Hedge Nettle  San Francisco 
A California endemic in the mint family. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

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:
(3)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(24)  5 gal   35.00 

Tanacetum camphoratum.  Dune Tansy  Lake Merced 
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. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Tellima grandiflora  Fringe Cups   
Thrives on neglect in moist shade, reseeding readily, this Heuchera relative makes a pleasant woodland backdrop and reveals a unique flower on closer inspection. 
Qty:
(6)  3" rose pot   6.00 
status: reserved for potting up 
Qty:
(25)  3" rose pot   6.00 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal   12.00 

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:
(2)  3" rose pot   6.00 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal   12.00 

Trichostema lanatum  Wooly Blue Curls   
 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   22.00 

Trifolium wormskjoldii  Springbank Clover  Bay Area 
Lovely low-growing perennial clover, local to legendary El Polin Spring in the Presidio of San Francisco (among others). It does best with some water, and makes a plausible lawn substitute. 
Qty:
(0)  4" pot   6.00 

Typha Species  Cattail   
Vigorous wetland grass with distinctive fluffy seed head when mature. 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal   12.00 

Urtica dioica  Stinging Nettle  East Bay 
Looks like a tall mint up to 6 foot high, edible and nutritious when cooked but its stings can last for hours. Larval host for Red Admiral butterfly. 
Qty:
(20)  5" tree band   6.00 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   18.00 

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Vancouveria hexandra  Deciduous inside-out flower   
Coarse, rhizomatous groundcover with small leaves that die back in winter. Thrives in coniferous forests and shade gardens. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Vancouveria planipetala  Redwood Ivy   
Delicate Redwood forest perennial, evergreen in mild climates, spreads by rhizomes. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 

Verbena lasiostachys  Western Vervain  Berkeley 
Perennial wetland species with tall spike of purple flowers on a lanky plant. 
Qty:
(15)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(17)  1 gal   12.00 

Verbena lilacina 'De la Mina'  Lilac Verbena  Cedros Island Baja 
Evergreen perennial from sand dunes on an island off Baja to 2 feet with showy fragrant flowers that attract butterflies. Can bloom almost year round on the coast. Drought tolerant unlike our local wetland species. 
Qty:
(5)  1 gal   12.00 

Viola adunca  Western Dog Violet   
A nice vigorous woodland violet with pretty blue flower. 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   6.00 
Qty:
(8)  1 gal   14.00 

Viola sempirvirens  Evergreen Violet   
Small perennial with yellow flowers, creeps along the ground in moist coastal woodlands. 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal   14.00 

Whipplea modesta  Modesty   
Known as Yerba De Selva (herb of the wood) or Modesty for its innocuous character. Keator's description says it always looks like its about to burst into spectacular growth. It is easy & looks good all year round. Very similar to Yerba Buena in appearance and culture. Needs some shade and some summer water but looks great with little water in shade. 
Qty:
(0)  1/2 gal   8.00 

Wyethia angustifolia  Mule's-ears   
An abundant low-growing sunflower, Wyethia punctuates the red chert hills of San Francisco's Bayview Hill with cheerful yellow blooms. Grown from seed collected locally. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   18.00 

Wyethia helenoides  Wooly Mule's-ears   
 
Qty:
(0)  10" tree band   18.00 
status: dormant 

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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 houses in fire-prone areas. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   16.00 
status: potted up 11-29-14 small 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   50.00 

Arctostaphylos 'John Dourley'  John Dourley Manzanita   
This is a medium-sized manzanita very similar to pajaroensis which thrives in garden conditions - including clay. Grows 3-5 ft high and 5-7 ft wide.Small and very colorful new leaves. 
Qty:
(4)  5 gal   45.00 
Qty:
(1)  7 gal   65.00 
status: large 
Qty:
(3)  2 gal   25.00 
status: potted up 12-5-14 

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   14.00 

Arctostaphylos 'Sunset'  Sunset Manzanita  Monterey County 
Natural hybrid of Arctostaphylos hookerii X pajaroensis is more compact, less leggy and more drought tolerant than Pajaro. 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   25.00 
Qty:
(10)  1/2 gal   11.00 

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 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   20.00 
status: potted up 2-1-15 

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:
(0)  5 gal   45.00 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(5)  1/2 gal   11.00 
Qty:
(2)  7 gal   65.00 

Arctostaphylos columbiana  Hairy Manzanita  Tilden 
Among the largest manzanitas, a fine specimen to 15 feet tall with big and widely spaced bluish-green leaves and a magnificent architectural habit. Also found as a 3-4' bush in the pygmy forests above Mendocino. Good focal point in the xeriscape garden. 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   40.00 

Arctostaphylos crustacea ssp. crustacea  Lake Merced Brittleleaf Manzanita  Brotherhood Way, SF 
An old-school San Francisco native, this gorgeous six-foot shrub once thrived in the sand dunes along Brotherhood Way near Lake Merced; it is now rare and endangered in this region. Formerly A. tomentosa ssp. crustacea. 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   0.00 
status: STOCK PLANT - not for sale 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   20.00 
status: potted up 2-1-15 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   20.00 
status: potted up 5-3-15 

Arctostaphylos crustacea ssp. rosei  Brittleleaf Manzanita  Brotherhood Way, SF 
An old-school San Francisco native, this gorgeous six-foot shrub once thrived in the sand dunes along Brotherhood Way near Lake Merced; it is now rare and endangered. 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   0.00 
status: STOCK PLANT - not for sale 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

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Arctostaphylos crustacea ssp. subcordata  Santa Cruz Island Manzanita  Santa Cruz  
Rare and endangered 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   0.00 
status: STOCK PLANT - not for sale 

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:
(0)  2 gal   25.00 
Qty:
(5)  15 gal   130.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(0)  7 gal   65.00 
status: potted up 12-5-14 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   35.00 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   14.00 
status: potted up 2-1-15 

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:
(10)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   42.00 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   28.00 
Qty:
(1)  1/2 gal   11.00 
Qty:
(10)  3" rose pot   11.00 

Arctostaphylos edmundsii 'Bert Johnson'  Bert Johnson Manzanita   
Lush groundcover for coastal conditions. Forms a flat mat, gray-green leaves, bronze new growth, white flowers with pink tinge. Tolerates clay & heavy water if well drained. Lovely spilling over walls. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 

Arctostaphylos edmundsii 'Big Sur'  Big Sur Manzanita   
Lush groundcover for coastal conditions. Forms a 2-foot mound, gray-green leaves, bronze new growth, white flowers with pink tinge. Tolerates clay & heavy water if well drained. Lovely spilling over walls. 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   40.00 

Arctostaphylos edmundsii 'Carmel Sur'     
Lush groundcover for coastal conditions. Like uva-ursi but leaves more felty with pink tones in the new growth. Tolerates clay & heavy water if well drained. Lovely spilling over walls. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(2)  2" rose pot   0.00 
status: From Seed. P-9-16-14 

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:
(0)  1 gal   20.00 
status: small but healthy 3-14-14 

Arctostaphylos glutinosa  Schreiber's Manzanita  Santa Cruz Mtns. 
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)  5 gal   40.00 

Arctostaphylos hookeri 'Monterey Carpet'  Monterey Manzanita   
One ft. high ground cover spreading to 4 feet. Fine-textured foliage looks delicate but stands up to rough conditions including high winds and total drought on the coast. An excellent choice for the fog belt. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   15.00 

Arctostaphylos hookeri 'Wayside'  Monterey Manzanita   
2 ft. high shrubby ground cover spreading to 8 feet & rooting to spread further. Fine-textured foliage looks delicate but stands up to rough conditions including high winds and total drought. An excellent choice for the fog belt, give it part shade in hot climates. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

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Arctostaphylos hookerii  Hooker's Manzanita   
A beautiful specimen along a rock wall or spilling out of a container. In winter its grey green leaves are offset by dangling clusters of small white flowers. A very adaptable plant, it is drought tolerant, and thrives in heavy or rocky soil, including serpentine.  
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   20.00 

Arctostaphylos hookerii ssp. franciscana  Franciscan Manzanita  San Francisco 
Rescued from the Laurel Hill Cemetery in San Francisco, this low, dense manzanita is now extinct in the wild. A beautiful specimen along a rock wall or spilling out of a container. In winter its grey green leaves are offset by dangling clusters of small white flowers. A very adaptable plant, it is drought tolerant, and thrives in heavy or rocky soil, including serpentine.  
Qty:
(1)  2 gal   0.00 
status: STOCK PLANT - not for sale 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   18.50 

Arctostaphylos imbricata ssp. imbricata  San Bruno Mountain manzanita  Strybing 
This is the rare prostrate manzanita found in the wild only on San Bruno Mountain. A lovely groundcover to 8" tall with dense clasping leaves and compact flower clusters, it is one of our most prized local endemics and a proud specimen for the native plant garden. 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   0.00 

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)  5 gal   40.00 
Qty:
(0)  15 gal   150.00 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(0)  20 gal   288.00 
status: special order, call to verify 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   48.00 

Arctostaphylos manzanita 'St. Helena'  Manzanita   
A disease-resistant manzanita that grows into a small tree. Selected from Napa County. 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   40.00 
Qty:
(0)  15 gal   150.00 
Qty:
(0)  7 gal   80.00 

Arctostaphylos montaraensis  Montara Mountain Manzanita  Montara 
A rare and endangered species endemic to Montara Mountain in San Mateo County, this 3- to 15-foot beauty has tightly clasping upright silver-green leaves, stems covered in white bristles, and the red gnarled trunk for which manzanitas are prized. 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   40.00 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   20.00 
status: potted up 2-1-15 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal   20.00 
status: potted up 2-1-15 

Arctostaphylos morroensis  Morro Manzanita  Central Coast 
A rare and threatened sand dune species endemic to San Luis Obispo County. Smallish silvery leaves on sprawling shaggy deep red branches, eventually forming a large shrub of 4-8 feet. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   40.00 

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:
(1)  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:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 

Arctostaphylos pajaroensis 'Paradise'  Paradise Manzanita   
Larger selection of the species, with long bloom and pink flowers. Amazing color of new coppery leaves. Grows up to 8 foot tall and spreading to 10-ft. 
Qty:
(10)  5 gal   40.00 

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Arctostaphylos pumila  Sandmat Manzanita   
An endangered endemic from the sand dunes of Monterey Bay, this gorgeous manzanita grows around 30" tall with greyish-green foliage the texture of fine velvet; new growth is touched with crimson on the edges. Its tight habit and attractive coloration make this an outstanding choice for a small city garden, especially in the sandy soils it prefers. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   17.50 

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:
(0)  2 gal   25.00 

Arctostaphylos purissima  La Purissima Manzanita  Santa Barbara County 
Charismatic, rare, and ravishing ground cover with heavy bloom and fruit. Loves sandy soil, full sun, and no supplemental water once established (completely drought tolerant). Gorgeous textures of leaf and branch.  
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   0.00 
status: STOCK PLANT - not for sale 

Arctostaphylos refugioensis  Refugio manzanita  Santa Barbara 
Exquisite specimen from the Santa Ynez Mountains above Refugio Beach. Grows 8-15' tall with architectural habit, leaves tightly clasped and overlapping with red margins, big bloomer. 
Qty:
(6)  5 gal   40.00 

Arctostaphylos rudis 'Vandenberg'  Vandenberg Shagbark Manzanita  Vandenberg Air Force Base 
A rare species from old sand dunes along the central coast, Arctostaphylos rudis tolerates full sun, no water, and total neglect (when given adequate drainage). Grows 7' x 10', with lovely grey-green foliage and pinkish-white flowers in winter. 
Qty:
(4)  1 gal   15.00 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   40.00 
Qty:
(4)  1 gal   15.00 
status: potted up 8-2-14 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal   15.00 
status: potted up 2-1-15 

Arctostaphylos sensitiva  Sensitive Manzanita  Felton 
2-4' high, with small, dark green round glossy leaves with reddish tips. 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   40.00 

Arctostaphylos silvicola  Silver Manzanita  Bonny Doon 
Gorgeous rare manzanita with silver foliage, endemic to the sand hills of Santa Cruz County. 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   40.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 

Arctostaphylos specimens  large specimen Manzanitas  Sierra Foothils 
6 to 20 ft. tall & wide. There are two species, Arctostaphylos manzanita is greener leafed, Arctostaphylos viscida is more silvery. Perhaps Arctostaphylos × helleri [myrtifolia × viscida]. Can only be dug in spring or winter, you can come choose the ones you want in the field, south of Sacramento. Delivery is roughly the price of a 48" box specimen. 
Qty:
(0)  48" box   1.00 
status: call or email for details, seasonal availability 
Qty:
(0)  60" box   2.00 
status: call or email for details, seasonal availability 
Qty:
(0)  72" box   4.00 
status: call or email for details, seasonal availability 
Qty:
(0)  96" box   10.00 
status: call or email for details, seasonal availability 
Qty:
(0)  84" box   8.00 
status: call or email for details, seasonal availability 

Arctostaphylos tomentosa  Woollyleaf Manzanita   East Bay Hills 
Beautiful large species. Name has changed to A. crustacea. 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   40.00 

Arctostaphylos tomentosa ssp. subcordata  Subcordate Manzanita  Santa Cruz Island 
A lovely and uncommon manzanita from the Channel Islands, up to 8 feet tall, with smooth red bark and finely tomentose (hairs less than 1 mm) twigs and leaves. 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   0.00 
status: STOCK PLANT - not for sale 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   25.00 
status: STOCK PLANT - not for sale 

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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 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   35.00 

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Point Reyes'  Point Reyes Manzanita   
Nice low groundcover with dark green rounded leaves, 6 in. high and 6 ft. wide. Selected from a choice local population at Point Reyes, this is a popular favorite. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Radiant'  Radiant Manzanita   
One of the oldest and best-loved cultivars of Arctostaphylos uva-ursi or kinnikinnick, 'Radiant' is a fast, vigorous grower with thin glossy leaves and a ground-hugging habit. Lovely when allowed to trail over the top of a retaining wall. Prefers acidic soil and coastal climate. 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal   12.00 

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'San Bruno Mountain'  San Bruno Mountain Kinickinick  San Bruno Mountain 
The local selection of this low-growing manzanita. Full sun to part shade. Disease resistant. 1' tall by 6' wide. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Wood's Coompact'  Wood's Compact Kinnickinnick   
Low-growing manzanita groundcover to 6 foot wide with pink flowers and big bright red edible berries. Full sun to part shade. Disease resistant.  
Qty:
(6)  1 gal   12.00 

Arctostaphylos x repens  Mt. Vision Manzanita  Pt. Reyes 
Low ground cover with nice reddish flush of new growth. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   18.00 
status: potted up 2-1-15 

Arctostaphylos ‘Lester Rowntree’  Lester Rowntree Manzanita  Rancho Santa Ana 
Large specimen shrub manzanita to 10 or 15 feet, heart shaped copper-colored leaves, abundant bloom, and twisted burgundy branches. Lester is a lady
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   15.00 

Artemisia arbuscula  Little Sagebrush  Sierra 
Eighteen-inch silvery fragrant shrub, native to the high desert but does well in Bay Area gardens & looks a LOT nicer than you might think. Photo is different species but gives the general idea. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 

Artemisia californica  Coastal Sage   
Evergreen shrub, 1.5 to 3ft. high. Very fragrant greyish-blue feathery foliage. Full sun. Indicator component of coastal sage scrub. Native to San Francisco and greater Bay Area. 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   24.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(13)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 3-15-15 
Qty:
(6)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 5-8-15 
Qty:
(7)  1/2 gal   7.00 

Artemisia californica 'Canyon Gray'  Coastal Sage   
Evergreen shrub. This is the ground hugging form. Very fragrant greyish-blue foliage. Full sun. Coastal scrub. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   40.00 

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Artemisia californica 'Montara'  Coastal Sage  Montara mt 
A medium-sized ground-hugging form of the fragrant evergreen shrub for full sun in coastal conditions.  
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   0.00 
status: STOCK PLANT - not for sale 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Artemisia tridentata var. vaseyana  Great Basin Sagebrush  Eastern Sierra 
Three foot silvery fragrant shrub, native to the high desert but does well in Bay Area gardens & looks a LOT nicer than you might think. Photo is different species but gives the general idea. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   15.00 

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:
(19)  2 gal   22.00 

Baccharis pilularis  Coyote Brush   
Common upright form of this evergreen shrub. Excellent habitat plant growing 5-6 ft tall. Not known whether these are male or female. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 12-3-14 
Qty:
(5)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 3-21-15, Twin Lady Hybrid 
Qty:
(4)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 3-21-15, Upright hybrid 
Qty:
(35)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 5-1-15, Twin Pigeon Lady Hybrid 

Baccharis pilularis 'Pigeon Point'  Dwarf Coyote Brush   
Dwarf form of the native coyote brush. Male cultivar, inconspicuous flowers but neat evergreen foliage. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Baccharis pilularis 'San Bruno Lady'  'San Bruno Lady' Coyote Brush  San Bruno Mtn. 
This semi-dwarf female makes white fluffy seeds. It was growing about 2-feet high in the wild on San Bruno Mountain. An exclusive Bay Natives selection, chosen for beautiful foliage and tight habit. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 

Baccharis pilularis 'Twin Peaks'  Dwarf Coyote Brush   
Dwarf form of the native coyote brush. Male cultivar, inconspicuous flowers but neat evergreen foliage. Smaller leaves than 'Pigeon Point.'  
Qty:
(0)  3 gal   25.00 
Qty:
(39)  1 gal   10.50 
status: potted up 1-10-15 
Qty:
(69)  1 gal   10.50 
status: potted up 12-12-14 

Baccharis pilularis 'Twin Pigeon Lady'  'Twin Pigeon Lady' Coyote Brush   
Spawn of San Bruno Lady with Pigeon Point and Twin Peaks. Gender and size undetermined but they mostly seem like low growers. 
Qty:
(14)  1 gal   12.00 

Baccharis salicifolia  Seep Willow, Mulefat   
Like a cross between Coyote Brush and a small willow, this deciduous shrub grows in dry rocky arroyos with an upright open form, spreading by the root. It's fairly drought-tolerant, actually. Good for a tallish open background shrub and high wildlife value in late summer with profuse fluffy flowers, though not 'showy' in a traditional sense. 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   35.00 
Qty:
(7)  2 gal   25.00 
Qty:
(4)  1 gal   12.00 

Berberis 'Skylark' (Mahonia)  Oregon Grape   
Small-leafed selection, aquifolium-pinnata hybrid to 5 ft tall and wide. Spiny evergreen shrub with edible berries forming thick clumps through rhizomes. Sun to shade. Great habitat plant. Externally used by Natives in salves as a disinfectant.  
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   46.00 

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Berberis aquifolium 'Compacta' (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:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

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:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(2)  5 gal   50.00 

Berberis fremontii (Mahonia)  Desert Mahonia   
A tough and spiny four-foot shrub with yellow flowers, great bird attractor and completely deer proof. Full sun, no water, needs good drainage. 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   29.00 

Berberis nevinii    So Cal 
A rare endemic with rigid, multi branched, upright stems growing 6-12' in height and width. Young leaves have distinctive chartreuse color maturing to bluish-green. Generous fragrant bloomer in spring; golden flowers followed by translucent red to orange berries. Very attractive to birds. 
Qty:
(2)  2 gal   29.00 

Berberis pinnata 'Ken Hartman'  California Holly Grape  San Gabriel Mts. 
Growing 6 feet tall often less wide, this easy shrub thrives in a wide variety of soils and climates (good for both sun and shade). Polished green leaves on well-branched stems are punctuated by the spectacular shoots of new growth in lacquered shades of orange and red. Blue waxy berries are edible. Differs from B. aquifolium by smaller more colorful spiny leaves, more drought tolerant and slightly shorter. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   18.75 

Berberis repens (Mahonia)  Creeping Mahonia   
Low spreading form of the upright oregon grape, no taller than 2 feet. Lovely foliage and showy edible fruit. 
Qty:
(6)  1 gal   16.50 

berry: Amelanchier alnifolia 'Martin'  Serviceberry   
Deciduous shrub to small tree with showy white flowers in spring, tasty fruit in summer. This cultivar is selected for the quality of it's edible fruit. 
Qty:
(0)  10" tree band   12.00 

berry: Amelanchier utahensis  Serviceberry  Bay Area 
Deciduous shrub with showy white flowers in spring, tasty fruit in summer. This is our local species accustomed to dry summers. 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   50.00 
Qty:
(5)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 4-22-15 

berry: Ribes aureum var. gracillimum  Golden Currant   
This one needs some shade and/or moisture and can have a more upright form than the similar R. quercetorum. Three to six feet tall and six feet wide. Native from Riverside to the South Bay. Doesn't like wind or extreme heat. The best currant for edible berries.  
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   40.00 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(3)  2 gal   25.00 
status: potted up 11-16-14 

berry: Vaccinium ovatum  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. 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   45.00 

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berry: Vaccinium ovatum 'Blue Madonna'  Evergreen Huckleberry, fruit   
Smaller than other Vaccinium ovatum selections, 'Blue Madonna' has bluish-green leaves and small white flowers. This shrub tolerates sun or shade near the coast, but prefers shade inland. Grow it in well drained, acidic soil, and provide it with moderate watering.  
Qty:
(3)  1 gal   14.00 

berry: Vaccinium ovatum 'Indian's Wanderer'  Evergreen Huckleberry , fruit   
Low, thicketing selection; reddish stems, dark narrow leaves. 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   40.00 

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:
(3)  2 gal   29.00 

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:
(0)  2 gal   29.00 
status: potted up 1-9-15 

Calycanthus occidentalis  Western Spicebush   
Sprawling 5-8 ft. high deciduous shrub with spicy foliage and fragrant lush vermillion flowers. Likes sun to part shade and moist soils but fairly drought tolerant.  
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   40.00 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   25.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 

Carpenteria californica  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 fragrant flower of white touched with gold. It naturally grows in hot dry places in the Sierra foothills, with some shade and a bit of water in summer. Blooms best with eastern exposure or in conditions of partial high dappled shade.  
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   17.00 

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:
(4)  5 gal   45.00 
Qty:
(0)  15 gal   130.00 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   24.00 

Ceanothus 'Blue Ray'  California Lilac   
Cross of Ray Hartman with Centennial to get deeper blue. Same size as Ray Hartman, prunable as a tree. 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   22.00 

Ceanothus 'Centennial'  Centennial California Lilac   
Deepest blue flowers & small holly leaves on a mat-forming plant. 12 inches high and 6 foot spread. 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   35.00 
status: special order, call to verify 
Qty:
(10)  1 gal   12.00 

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:
(12)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(2)  5 gal   40.00 

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Ceanothus 'Cynthia Postan'  Cynthia Postan California Lilac   
6-8 foot shrub, half way between 'Concha' and 'Wheeler Canyon', somewhat slower growing with deep blue fragrant flowers. 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   0.00 
status: STOCK PLANT - not for sale 

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)  15 gal   120.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   22.00 
status: potted up 10-11-14 
Qty:
(144)  1/2 gal   7.00 
status: potted up 4-29-15 
Qty:
(2)  5 gal   35.00 

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:
(15)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(8)  5 gal   35.00 
Qty:
(16)  2 gal   22.00 
Qty:
(5)  2 gal   22.00 
status: potted up 5-1-15 

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:
(26)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(3)  5 gal   35.00 

Ceanothus 'Julia Phelps'  California Lilac   
Similar to Dark Star but a bit wider spreading. 
Qty:
(0)  15 gal   100.00 
status: special order, call to verify 
Qty:
(28)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 4-22-15 
Qty:
(4)  4" pot   8.00 
Qty:
(16)  4" pot   7.00 
Qty:
(3)  2 gal   18.00 
status: potted up 5-1-15 

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:
(0)  15 gal   150.00 
status: tree form 
Qty:
(0)  24" box   370.00 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   40.00 
status: staked columns 
Qty:
(7)  15 gal   150.00 
status: staked columns - not lolipop yet 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   15.00 
status: staked column 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   6.00 
Qty:
(29)  5 gal   35.00 
Qty:
(13)  1 gal   12.00 

Ceanothus 'Tassajara Blue'  California Lilac   
Hybrid between C. arboreus and C. griseus, this selection makes an 8-foot shrub that tolerates drought or garden watering. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   22.00 

Ceanothus 'Wheeler Canyon'  Wheeler Canyon California Lilac  Ventura 
Numerous red buds unfold, blanketing the whole thing in sky-blue flowers. with medium-sized leaves on a 4-6-foot high, not too wide shrub. Prefers coastal climates. 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   35.00 
Qty:
(8)  1 gal   12.00 

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:
(0)  5 gal   45.00 

Ceanothus arboreus 'Cliff Schmidt'  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:
(0)  15 gal   70.00 

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Ceanothus cuneatus  Buckbrush   
Local to the Bay Area, this ceanothus is tough and deer-resistant! Can grow to 8 ft. White flower clusters. 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   35.00 

Ceanothus foliosus var. vineatus  Vine Hill California Lilac   
Beautiful deep blue flowers, medium small leaves, AKA Wavyleaf Ceanothus. Endangered species from only 2 known occurrences near Sebastapol, possibly Mendocino. 2-3 feet wide, 6 foot spread. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   0.00 
status: STOCK PLANT - not for sale 

Ceanothus gloriosus 'Anchor Bay'  Point Reyes Ceanothus  Marin 
Popular ground cover to 1 or 2 feet high and 6 feet wide with holly leaves, compact form and relatively deer resistant. Tolerates garden water but doesn't need much. 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   32.00 
status: special order 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Ceanothus gloriosus ssp. porrectus  Mount Vision Ceanothus  Point Reyes 
The rare and endangered prostrate shrub, also called Prostrate Holly-leaved Ceanothus, endemic to the Inverness Ridge at Point Reyes, CA. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

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 griseus hor. 'Yankee Point'     
Low evergreen mound, 2-3' by 10'. Great for coastal conditions, and fast! 
Qty:
(13)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   22.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(5)  5 gal   24.00 

Ceanothus griseus horizontalis 'Diamond Heights'     
Wide spreading shrub, with a dense, ground hugging habit, 1' x 6'. Even more significant is the foliage, which is a combination of bright green and golden yellow, highly appealing year round. The light blue spring flowers in this case take second place to the leaves.  
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   15.00 

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:
(29)  1 gal   12.00 

Ceanothus impressus 'Puget Blue'  Santa Barbara Ceanothus   
Similar to Julia Phelps but larger, to 8-10 feet with arching branches and profuse bloom. 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   35.00 

Ceanothus maritimus 'Frosty Dawn'  California Lilac   
Compact coastal ceanothus with lavender-blue flowers. 2' tall by 5' wide. Very early bloomer. 
Qty:
(50)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 12-12-14 
Qty:
(17)  2 gal   24.00 
status: potted up 4-24-15 

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Ceanothus maritimus 'Popcorn'  California Lilac   
Coastal species to 2-3 feet tall and 4-6 feet wide, profuse white spring bloom with the fragrance of buttered popcorn!  
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   40.00 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal   14.00 
status: potted up 3-29-15 

Ceanothus maritimus 'Valley Violet'  California Lilac   
Coastal species to 3 feet tall and 3-4 feet wide, profuse purple early spring bloom. Tolerates Central Valley heat and drought. One of the most compact shrub form Ceanothus selections. 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   12.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 2-8-15; potted up 3-29-15 
Qty:
(25)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 12-12-14 
Qty:
(16)  2 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 4-24-15 

Ceanothus rigidus 'Snowball'  Snowball California Lilac   
A small (2-4'tall, 10' wide), drought and heat tolerant, deer resistant shrub covered in clusters of white flowers. Horticultural selection from Monterey County of C. cuneatus var. rigidus. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus  California Lilac   
3 to 18 ft. shrub or small tree. Light to deep blue flowers that have a sweet, honey-like fragrance. This is the only Ceanothus locally native to the Bay Area; it also grows in chaparral and on wooded slopes and in mixed evergreen forests from Sta. Barbara co. to S. Oregon. Used on wedding nights by Native Californians, the medicinal part of Ceanothus is the root. This complex herb should be used by “healthy people under stress not sick people under treatment” (Moore).  
Qty:
(2)  5 gal   35.00 
status: SF sourced 
Qty:
(2)  15 gal   130.00 
status: SF sourced 

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus 'Arroyo de la Cruz'     
Medium blue flowered selection of San Francisco's local species of Ceanothus. Robust shrub to 10' tall and wide. 
Qty:
(4)  1 gal   12.00 

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus 'Skylark'  California Lilac   
A popular cultivar of our local species from Mendocino with nice compact growth 4 to 5 feet tall 6 to 7 wide with especially dark green leaves and profuse, long-lives dark blue flowers with the fragrance of wintergreen. Garden tolerant.  
Qty:
(7)  5 gal   35.00 

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus 'Snow Flurry'     
White-flowering cultivar of San Francisco's local species of Ceanothus. Robust shrub to 10' tall and wide. 
Qty:
(0)  15 gal   110.00 
status: call for availability 
Qty:
(12)  1 gal   12.00 

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. repens  Reposing California Lilac  Bay Area 
Prostrate form of the fabulous Ceanothus thyrsiflorus, the only species of California Lilac native to San Francisco. Forms a tight carpet of ground cover; nice blue flowers in Spring and an occasional bonus bloom in the Fall. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 2-8-15 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Ceanothus Volunteer  California Lilac   
Random volunteer seedlings of unknown size and flower characteristics. 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   30.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   10.00 

Cephalanthus occidentalis  Buttonwillow   
A vigorous water-loving shrub or small tree 6-30 ft. deciduous, with distinctive reddish-gold new growth and an unusual flower like a white pufferfish. 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   40.00 
Qty:
(1)  15 gal   0.00 
status: STOCK PLANT - not for sale 

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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:
(1)  24" box   350.00 
status: single trunk 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   75.00 
Qty:
(1)  15 gal   120.00 
status: multi-trunk 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   7.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
status: very small 1-9-15 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 3-15-15 

Chilopsis linearis 'Burgundy'  Desert Willow   
A deciduous desert small tree. Spectacular, trumpet-shaped pink flowers in summer. 
Qty:
(0)  bare root   38.15 

Chrysolepis chrysophylla  Chinquapin  Santa Cruz County 
A chestnut relative with handsome evergreen leaves and tasty nuts (if you can beat the squirrels to them). Use two pairs of pliers with welding gloves to extract the nutmeat from its spiky shell. This gorgeous, slow-growing, and rarely available tree likes acidic, well-drained soil. 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   35.00 

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:
(3)  7 gal   75.00 
Qty:
(4)  5 gal   35.00 
Qty:
(9)  1 gal   14.00 

Cornus sericea ssp. occidentalis  Red-twig Dogwood   
Large shrub with flat umbels of attractive white flowers in summer. Gorgeous leaves and bark turns beautiful shades of red and yellow in winter. Deciduous, reaches 12 ft tall and wide. Fast growing. Likes wet areas, but is surprisingly drought tolerant.  
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   35.00 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 10-26-14 very small 
Qty:
(4)  1/2 gal   10.00 

Cornus sericea ssp. occidentalis 'Skyline Dwarf'  Red-twig Dogwood 'Skyline Dwarf'   
Nice compact form of the red-twig dogwood stays 6 feet tall and wide. 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   35.00 
status: potted up 10-12-14 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

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:
(1)  7 gal   65.00 
Qty:
(2)  5 gal   40.00 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   8.00 
Qty:
(0)  15 gal   160.00 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   29.00 
Qty:
(5)  1/2 gal   11.00 

Corylus cornuta 'red'  Hazel - red fall color  Lake County 
This one has an uncommon red fall color! 
Qty:
(0)  15 gal   0.00 
status: STOCK PLANT - not for sale 

Crataegus douglasii  Douglas' Hawthorne   
 
Qty:
(1)  15 gal   0.00 
status: STOCK PLANT - not for sale 

Crataegus suksdorfii  California Hawthorne   
Large thorny deciduous shrub, possibly a small 15-foot tree. Sometimes called the Klamath Hawthorn, there is also a population in the area of Sebastapol, Sonoma County. The pinkish white flower resembles a crabapple and it makes dark purple fruit which birds relish. It needs some extra moisture. Name changed to C. gaylussacia, but why? 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   25.00 
Qty:
(4)  1 gal   17.00 

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Dendromecon harfordii  Island Bush Poppy   

6'-8' evergreen shrub. Big beautiful yellow flowers! Drought tolerant. Perfect drainage needed. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   18.00 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   45.00 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   29.00 

Encelia     
 
Qty:
(1)  2 gal   29.00 

Eriodictyon californicum  Yerba Santa   
Chapparal shrub to 3 ft. with sticky sweetly aromatic leaves. The botanic name is Greek for "California wooly net" (from the underside of the leaves) and the common name is Spanish for "sacred herb." Makes a good hikers chewing gum and the fiddleneck flowers are a favorite butterfly roost. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   18.00 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   28.00 

Eriogonum parvifolium  Cliff Buckwheat  Moss Landing 
Compact pink or whitish-flowered species. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 1-11-15 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 3-15-15 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   12.00 
Qty:
(7)  1 gal   12.00 
status: bn volunteers, potted up 5-15-15 

Eriogonum arborescens  Santa Cruz Island Buckwheat   
This large wild buckwheat grows to six feet tall in full exposure to sun, storm, sea air, and drought. A heavy bloomer with handsome silvery leaves, it makes a bold statement of beauty and self-reliance in the garden. 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   18.00 

Eriogonum fasciculatum 'Warriner Lytle'  Warriner Lytle California Buckwheat   
Prostrate form with pink white. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(10)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 3-15-15 
Qty:
(5)  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:
(0)  2 gal   25.00 
status: potted up 10-19-14 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   14.00 

Eriogonum nudum  Naked Buckwheat  Marin 
Dainty pink flowered local species. 
Qty:
(0)  2" rose pot   4.00 

Euonymus occidentalis  Western Burning Bush   
Interesting deciduous shrub for moist forest conditions. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 

Forestiera pubescens  Desert Olive  Mines rd. Alameda Co. 
Deciduous olive relative from desert washes, fairly unusual in the Bay Area, easy to grow. Makes small yellow flowers and little edible olives. Six to fifteen feet tall and wide. 
Qty:
(2)  15 gal   165.00 
Qty:
(6)  10 gal   100.00 
Qty:
(1)  20 gal   210.00 
status: potted up 10-12-14 
Qty:
(2)  2 gal   25.00 
status: potted up 12-21-14 very small 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   14.00 
status: potted up 5-8-15 

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Fremontodendron 'California Glory'  Flannel Bush   
Large evergreen tree/shrub with fast-growing sprawling habit to 30 feet tall. Gorgeous yellow bloom for most of the year. Extremely drought-tolerant once established.  
Qty:
(3)  5 gal   42.00 
Qty:
(2)  10 gal   85.00 

Fremontodendron 'Ken Taylor'  Spreading Flannel Bush   
This hybrid with ssp. decumbens gets about 3 feet tall & 8 feet wide producing wide yellow flowers throughout the summer. More garden tolerant than most but requires good drainage & deep infrequent watering the first year, no direct summer water after that. 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   48.00 
Qty:
(0)  15 gal   190.00 
status: special order 

Fremontodendron 'Pacific Sunset'  Flannel Bush   
Large hybrid of mexicanum & californicum to 20 ft or more.  
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   40.00 

Fremontodendron 'Sungold Hybrids'  Sungold Hybrid Flannel Bush   
Dwarfed hybrid to 5 ft tall producing wide yellow flowers spring-summer. No direct summer water. 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   40.00 

Fremontodendron ‘San Gabriel’  Flannel Bush   
Large 15-20' yellow flowering form of flannel bush. Summer DRY, full sun, good drainage. Can be espaliered! 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   40.00 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   40.00 

Galvezia juncea  Baja Bush Snapdragon  Cedros Island 
Photo is a different species. 3-4 feet tall by 4-6 feet wide, the many stems are almost fatter than the leaves, giving it the look of a Palo Verde. Drought tolerant but looks better with some extra water. 
Qty:
(29)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 6/27/15 
Qty:
(24)  3" rose pot   6.00 
status: potted up 5-8-15 

Garrya elliptica  Silk Tassel  San Bruno Mountain 
Cuttings taken from a known male. 
Qty:
(2)  2 gal   0.00 
status: STOCK PLANTs - not for sale 

Garrya elliptica 'Evie'  Silk Tassel 'Evie'   
Evergreen shrub that grows more vertical to 10 or 20 feet and can be kept fairly narrow. Evie's flowers are a bit shorter than the James Roof selection but the flowers are more abundant and it has more compact foliage. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(0)  15 gal   130.00 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   46.00 

Garrya elliptica 'James Roof'  James Roof Silk Tassel   
The long-tasseled form most prized by horticulture, named for one of the greatest champions of the Franciscan flora. Very similar to shrubby oaks for most of the year, Garrya puts on a show every January with a big winter bloom hanging from its branches like the silk tassels on graduates' caps. 
Qty:
(4)  15 gal   150.00 
status: tree form 
Qty:
(5)  5 gal   40.00 

Gaultheria shallon  Salal   
Elegant groundcover or low shrub for partial shade, salal has luscious green leaves ringed with a hint of red, and the deep red branches so distinctive in the Erica family, with the same fine clusters of gorgeous urn-shaped blossoms one finds on manzanita and madrone. Salal grows wild on Mount Davidson (San Francisco) and in coastal conditions from Santa Barbara to Alaska. 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal   17.50 

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herb: Lepechinia fragrans  Island Pitcher Sage  So. Cal. 
Fragrant furry upright plant with big floppy leaves and white to lavender pitcher flowers. Good as culinary seasoning. Can be pruned severely often to keep a form. Likes rocky soils. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   30.00 
Qty:
(20)  1 gram   0.25 
status: whole leaf 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   7.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 
status: potted up 3-15-15 

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. Here's a detailed discussion of Toyon. 
Qty:
(121)  2" rose pot   4.00 
Qty:
(13)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   25.00 
Qty:
(1)  15 gal   120.00 
Qty:
(50)  3" rose pot   7.00 
Qty:
(18)  1/2 gal   11.00 
Qty:
(0)  7 gal   80.00 
Qty:
(12)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 11-1-14 
Qty:
(38)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 11-23-14 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 1-23-15 
Qty:
(4)  5 gal   35.00 
Qty:
(25)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 3-15-15 

Heteromeles arbutifolia 'Davis Gold'  Toyon   
Yellow-berried form of Toyon. 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   42.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   18.00 
Qty:
(0)  7 gal   70.00 
status: potted up 9-21-14 

Heteromeles arbutifolia 'Sunrise'  Sunrise Toyon  San Bruno Mountain 
This selection From San Bruno Mountain starts with a mix of orange and red, eventually ripening mostly red. 
Qty:
(0)     0.00 
status: cuttings rooting... 

Holodiscus discolor  Ocean Spray   
A gorgeous and adaptable shrub for both sun or shade, Ocean Spray has fine scalloped leaves, a prolific and frothy white bloom, and the ability to thrive under conditions of garden water or total drought. 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   40.00 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   24.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 

Juniperus californica  California Juniper  Livermore 
Slow growing to 15 feet, very blue leaves, edible berries, no water once established. 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   35.00 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   14.00 
status: small 1-15 
Qty:
(0)     28.00 
status: in 6-inch sq. bonsai pot - small 1-15 

Lepechinia calycina  Pitcher-sage  Marin 
Fragrant furry upright plant with big floppy leaves and white pitcher flowers. Our local species. Can be pruned severely often to keep a form. Likes rocky soils. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

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:
(8)  5 gal   35.00 
status: potted up 5-7-15 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(0)  7 gal   65.00 
Qty:
(2)  2 gal   22.00 
Qty:
(2)  3" rose pot   8.00 

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

Lupinus albifrons  Silver Lupine   
The caterpillar food plant of San Francisco's rare and endangered Mission Blue butterfly, Silver Lupine grows 3-4 feet tall with feathery silver foliage and a heavy summer bloom of bright blue blossoms. A proven favorite for low maintenance, wildlife attraction, and unparalleled beauty. 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   35.00 
Qty:
(91)  3" rose pot   8.00 
status: potted up 5-6-15 
Qty:
(10)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 
status: potted up 1-10-15 
Qty:
(49)  2" rose pot   3.00 
status: potted up 5-5-15 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal   14.00 
status: potted up 5-15-15 

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Lupinus albifrons var. collinus  Silver Lupine  Alameda County 
This is the low-growing form of Silver Bush Lupine, found on Twin Peaks and other open spaces in San Francisco, another host plant for the endangered Mission Blue butterfly. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Lupinus chamissonis  Chamisso's lupine   
This sand-lover grows natively at Baker Beach in the Presidio and elsewhere in the dunes and strands of coastal California. 4' tall with silvery leaves and profuse flowers of soft violet to blue. 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   6.00 

Malacothamnus fremontii  Fremont's, Bushmallow   
Felty silver leaves, upright habit, powder-pink blooms. Similar to Lavatera assurgentiflora Native to Shasta to Riverside County including inland Bay Area. 
Qty:
(2)  5 gal   40.00 
status: potted up 1-16-15 
Qty:
(1)  2 gal   25.00 

Malacothamnus jonesii  Slender Bush Mallow  Central Coast 
Felty light green to ash leaves, upright slender habit. Pink Mallow flowers from early may to late July; host plant for the Large White Skipper Buttefly (Heliopetes ericetorum). Similar to Malacothamnus fremontii.  
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   35.00 

Malacothamnus palmeri var. lucianus  Devil's, Palmer's, Bushmallow  Arroyo Seco 
Arroyo Seco Bush Mallow is a very rare fast-growing, many-branched large shrub covered with fuzzy green leaves and bright pink blossoms throughout the year. Hummingbird magnet. Similar to Lavatera assurgentiflora 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   35.00 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   17.00 
status: potted up 2-1-15; potted up 3-22-15 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   25.00 
status: potted up 5-1-15 

Malus fusca  Oregon Crabapple   
Small tree to 20 or 30 feet with white flowers, needs some moisture, tolerates part shade. Toothed leaves don't look like an apple but flowers do. 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal   12.00 
status: divided 8-12-14 

Mimulus 'Cream'  Sticky Monkey Flower   
A delectable cultivar of sticky monkey flower, Mimulus "Cream' gives a bounty of buttery white flowers throughout the summer. Loves full sun and little water; requires good drainage. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 

Mimulus 'Firecracker'  Red Bush Monkeyflower   
Narrow, bright red flowers. 
Qty:
(11)  1 gal   12.00 
status: red aurantiacus from Hopland 

Mimulus 'Salsa'  Red Bush Monkeyflower   
Large, deep red flowers. Not Sticky. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 4-22-15 
Qty:
(0)  3" rose pot   6.00 

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:
(3)  1/2 oz seed   15.00 
Qty:
(1)  1/8 oz. seed   6.00 
Qty:
(1)  seed   100.00 
status: 1/4 lb 
Qty:
(15)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(12)  3" rose pot   6.00 
Qty:
(20)  3" rose pot   8.00 
Qty:
(4)  1 gal   12.00 

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Mimulus bifidus 'Junipero Serra'  Azalea-flowered Bush Monkey Flower  Santa Lucia 
Larger flower with same orange as our local aurantiacus for this selection. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

Mimulus Hybrids  Assorted Bush Monkeyflower   
 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   40.00 

Mimulus puniceus  Otay Monkeyflower  San Diego 
Deep red flowered form of the bush monkeyflower. 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal   14.00 
status: potted up 3-13-14 

Mimulus Salmon  Sticky Monkey Flower   
 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   12.00 

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)  15 gal   100.00 
Qty:
(4)  24" box   350.00 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   35.00 
Qty:
(8)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(10)  2 gal   22.00 

Neviusia cliftonii  Shasta Snow Wreath  Mt. Shasta 
A delicate and uncommon deciduous shrub 6-8 ft. tall with a delicate white flower, the Shasta Snow Wreath was only discovered by western civilization in 1992. Good for dappled shade and north-facing slopes; prefers limestone soil. 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   40.00 
Qty:
(17)  1 gal   14.00 
status: divided 8-14 

Oemleria cerasiformis  Osoberry   
This deciduous shrub produces buckets of berries with a mild apricot flavor and large seeds. A proud member of the native habitat garden. Osoberry are dioecious; you need a male and female plant to set seed. They grow to about five-foot in California and can reach 15-foot tree proportions in Oregon or maybe with extra water in CA. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   40.00 
Qty:
(2)  10" tree band   14.00 

Oemleria cerasiformis.  Osoberry  San Francisco 
This deciduous shrub produces buckets of tasty berries for critters though they are mostly seed. A proud member of the native habitat garden. This batch was propagated from local San Francisco stock. Osoberry are dioecious; you need a male and female plant to set seed.  
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   40.00 

Philadelphus lewisii  Mock Orange   
Deciduous shrub with sweetly fragrant white flowers. Large vase shape. This species is native to California's northern mountainous regions. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   15.00 

Philadelphus lewisii 'Goose Creek'  Mock Orange   
Double-flowered selection of this deciduous shrub with sweetly fragrant white flowers. Large vase shape. This species is native to California's northern mountainous regions. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   14.00 

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Physocarpus capitatus (prostrate)  Ninebark groundcover  San Bruno Mountain 
Low form of the wonderful deciduous shrub; this one stays less than 2 feet tall, with the same lush green foliage (in season) and a white bloom of clustered rose flowers; likes garden water but will thrive on north-facing slopes without and tolerates poor drainage. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   0.00 
status: STOCK PLANT - not for sale 

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:
(12)  15 gal   125.00 
Qty:
(7)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(1)  10 gal   100.00 
Qty:
(7)  5" tree band   7.00 
Qty:
(11)  2 gal   28.00 
status: potted up 1-25-15 
Qty:
(7)  1 gal   14.00 
status: potted up 5-1-15 
Qty:
(7)  1 gal   14.00 
status: potted up 5-15-15 

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:
(3)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(5)  5 gal   35.00 
Qty:
(1)  10 gal   85.00 
Qty:
(4)  15 gal   150.00 
status: staked tree form - potted up 10-14-14 
Qty:
(1)  7 gal   65.00 
Qty:
(4)  15 gal   150.00 
status: staked tree form - tall but thin 
Qty:
(8)  3" rose pot   7.00 

Prunus illicifolia.  Islais Cherry  Bayview Hill 
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:
(1)  1 gal   12.00 
status: potted up 12-14-14 

Prunus virginiana ssp. demissa  Western Chokecherry   
Showy pollinator-friendly flowers & fruit for the birds on a deciduous shrub. Found near ravines where there is a little more groundwater. 
Qty:
(4)  5 gal   35.00 
Qty:
(7)  1 gal   35.00 
status: potted up 3-15-15 

Quercus berberidifolia  California Scrub Oak   
Semi-evergreen shrub sized oak that fits in your garden. 10'+, drought is a-ok! 
Qty:
(0)  tree pot   18.00 
Qty:
(16)  5 gal   40.00 
Qty:
(15)  10" tree band   18.00 

Quercus durata  Leather Oak   
A tough chaparral species growing up to 10 feet or so, the leather oak provides fast attractive cover in the xeriscape garden and anchors myriad beneficial relationships with birds, insects, and other wildlife. 
Qty:
(1)  2 gal   25.00 

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:
(1)  2 gal   20.00 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal   12.00 

Rhamnus californica 'Eve Case'  Coffeeberry   
A compact coastal cultivar of this excellent evergreen shrub. Clean green glossy leaves & berries for wildlife. Usually makes a 5-foot mound. 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   42.00 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   25.00 

Rhamnus californica 'Leatherleaf'  Coffeeberry  Montara Mountain 
This coffeeberry's distinctive large dark leathery leaves resemble a Rhododendron. Sun or shade, 6' evergreen goodness! 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   35.00 

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Rhamnus californica 'Mound San Bruno'  Coffeeberry  San Mateo Co. 
Smaller leaves and a more dense compact habit than the common wild form. 3-7 feet high (perhaps double that) and wider than tall. 
Qty:
(0)  1 gal   15.00 
Qty:
(0)  5 gal   50.00 
Qty:
(1)  15 gal   130.00 
Qty:
(0)  2 gal   30.00 
status: potted up 1-25-15 

Rhamnus californica 'Seaview'  Dwarf Coffeeberry   
Low growing form to 2 feet high and twice as wide.