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Plant Index

This index includes all of the plants in the Plant Selection Guide grouped by type in alphabetical order.  Click on the Latin name and you will find facts and pictures about the individual plant.

Fern

   Asparagus densiflorus 'Myers'
Myer's Asparagus Fern
   Asparagus densiflorus 'Sprengeri
Sprengeri Asparagus Fern
   Dryopteris arguta
Wood Fern
   Polypodium californicum
California Ground Fern
   Polystichum munitum
Western Sward Fern
   Polystichum setuosum
Japanese Lace Fern

Grass or grass-like plant

   Anemanthele lessoniana (Stipa arundinacea)
New Zealand Wind Grass; Pheasant's Tail Grass
   Carex divulsa (formerly c. tumicola)
Berkeley Sedge
   Carex pansa
California Meadow Sedge
   Carex Testacea
Orange New Zealand Sedge
   Chionochloa flavicans Zotov
Snow Tussock, Toetoe
   Chondropetalum tectorum
Cape Rush
   Melinus nerviglumis or Rhynchelytrum nerviglume
Ruby Grass
   Muhlenbergia capillaris
Pink Muhly Grass, Pink Hair Grass, Purple Muhly
   Stipa gigantea
Giant Feather grass, Golden Oats
   Stipa ichu
Peruvian Feather Grass
   Stipa ramosissima
Pillar of Smoke

Ground Cover

   Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Emerald Carpet'
Emerald Carpet Manzanita
   Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Bearberry
   Ceanothus griseus horizontalis 'Yankee Point'
Yankee Pt. California Lilac
   Ceanothus griseus horizontalis (Carmel Creeper California Lilac)
Carmel Creeper California Lilac
   Fragaria chiloensis
Ornamental Strawberry
   Gazania rigens 'Gold Sun'
Creeping Gazania/Treasure Flower
   Geranium incanum
Cranesbill Geranium
   Juniperus procumbens 'Nana'
Dwarf Japanese Garden Juniper
   Juniperus sabina 'Arcadia'
Arcadia Juniper
   Lantana montevidensis 'New Gold'
New Gold Trailing Lantana
   Mahonia repens
Creeping Mahonia
   Microbiota decussata
Siberian Carpet Cypress
   Osteospermum 'Sparkler'
African Daisy
   Rosmarinus officinalis 'Huntington Carpet'
Huntington Carpet Rosemary
   Rubus calycinoides 'Emerald Carpet'
Creeping Rasberry
   Thymus praecox arcticus
Creeping Thyme
   Verbena tenuisecta 'Edith'
Edith Verbenan

Perennial

   Achillea 'Moonshine'
Yarrow
   Achillea millefolium 'Rosea'
Yarrow
   Agastache 'Apricot Sunset'
None
   Agastache 'Blue Fortune'
Anise Hyssop
   Antirrhinum multiflorum 'Rose Snapdragon'
Rose Snapdragon
   Arctotis stoechadifolia
African Daisy
   Artemisia 'Powis Castle'
Wormwood
   Asclepias tuberosa
Butterfly Plant
   Clivia miniata
Kaffir Lily
   Coreopsis grandiflora 'Early Sunrise'
Tickseed
   Cuphea llavea
Bat-faced Cuphea
   Datura metel 'Belle Blanche'
Devil's Trumpet
   Echinacea purpurea 'Big Sky Series'
Coneflower
   Eriogonum grande rubescens
Red Buckwheat
   Eschscholzia californica
California Poppy
   Gaura lindheimeri
Wand Flower/ Butterfly Gaura
   Geranium sanguineum
Bloody Cranesbill
   Helleborus x hybridus
Christmas/Lenten Rose
   Hemerocallis Varieties
Daylily
   Iris douglasiana
Pacific Coast Iris
   Lantana camara
Lantana
   Lavandula
Lavender
   Limonium sinuatum
Statice/Sea Lavender
   Mimulus aurantiacus
Sticky Monkey Flower
   Monardella villosa 'Russian River'
Coyote Mint
   Nepeta racemosa 'Walkers Low'
Catmint
   Origanum rotundifolium 'Kent Beauty'
Ornamental oregano
   Penstemon heterophyllus 'Margarita BOP'
Blue Bedder/Foothills Penstemon
   Perovskia atriplicifolia
Russian Sage
   Phlomis fruticosa
Jerusalem Sage
   Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm'
Black-Eyed Susan
   Salvia apiana
White Sage
   Salvia clevelandii 'Winifred Gilman'
Charparral Sage
   Salvia greggii
Autumn Sage
   Salvia leucantha
Mexican Sage
   Salvia nemorosa 'May Night'
Meadow Sage
   Salvia sclarea
Clary/Muscatel Sage
   Salvia spathacea
Hummingbird Sage
   Tagetes lemmonii
Mexican Bush Marigold/Lemon scented marigold
   Teucrium chamaedrys
Wall Germander
   Zauschneria californica 'Bert's Bluff'
California Fuchsia

Shrub

   Acer palmatum 'Crimson Queen'
Crimson Queen Red Japanese Maple
   Alyogyne huegelii
Blue Hibiscus
   Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Howard McMinn'
Howard McMinn Manzanita
   Arctostaphylos pajaroensis 'Paradise'
Paradise Manzanita
   Berberis thunbergii-atropurpurea 'Nana'
Dwarf Japanese Barberry
   Bougainvillea 'Rosenka'
Rosenka Bougainvillea
   Carpenteria californica
Bush Anemone
   Caryopteris x clandonensis
Blue Spirea/Bluebeard
   Ceanothus 'Concha'
California Lilac 'Concha'
   Ceanothus 'Julia Phelps'
Julia Phelps California Lilac
   Cercis occidentalis (Shrub)
Western Redbud
   Choisya ternate
Mexican Orange
   Cistus skanbergii
Pink Rockrose
   Coleonema pulchrum 'Sunset Gold'
Golden Breath of Heaven
   Convolvulus cneorum
Bush Morning Glory
   Correa 'Wyn's Wonder'
Varigated Correa 'Wyn's Wonder'
   Correa pulchella
Pink Australian Fuschia
   Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'
Royal Purple Smokebush
   Cupressus sempervirens 'Stricta'
Italian Cypress
   Daphne odora 'Aureo-marginata'
Winter Daphne
   Dendromecon harfordii
Island Bush Poppy
   Fremontodendron californicum 'Pacific Sunset'
Pacific Sunset Flannel Bush
   Garrya elliptica 'James Roof'
Coast Silk Tassel
   Heteromeles arbutifolia
Toyon/Christmas Berry
   Hypericum moserianum
St John's Wort/Gold Flower
   Ilex cornuta 'Carissa'
Holly 'Carissa'
   Lagerstroemia indica
Crape Myrtle
   Lavatera maritima
Lavatera/Tree Mallow
   Lupinus albifrons
Silver Bush Lupine
   Myrsine africana
African Boxwood
   Nerium oleander
Oleander
   Phormium 'Wings of Gold'
New Zealand Flax
   Picea pungens 'Glauca Globosa'
Dwarf Colorado Blue Spruce
   Pittosporum crassifolium 'Nana'
Karo Pittosporum
   Rhamnus alaternus 'Variegata'
Varigated Italian Buckthorn
   Rhamnus californica
Ca. Coffee Berry
   Ribes sanguineum glutinosum
Pink - Flowered Current
   Teucrium fruticans 'Azurea'
Bush Germander 'Azurea'

Succulent

   Aeonium 'Sunburst'
Copper Pinwheel
   Agave ‘Victoriae Reginae’
Queen Victoria’s Agave
   Aloe plicatilis
Fan Aloe
   Aloe striata
Coral Aloe
   Dudleya ‘Britonni’
Chalk Dudleya
   Echeveria ‘Afterglow’    Echeveria ‘Perle von Nuremberg’
Hens and Chicks
   Euphorbia characias wulfenii
Spurge
   Sedum makinoi ‘Ogon’
Golden Japanese Sedum, Golden Makino Sedum
   Sedum spurium ‘Tricolor’
Tricolor Two Row Stonecrop
   Senecio serpens
Blue Chalk Sticks
   Yucca filamentosa ‘Color Guard’
Adam’s Needle

Tree

   Arctostaphylos manzanita 'Dr. Hurd'
Dr. Hurd Manzanita Tree
   Cercis occidentalis (Tree)
Western Redbud
   Cotinus coggygria
Smoke Tree, ’Royal Purple’
   Feijoa sellowiana
Pineapple Guava
   Leptospermum scoparium
Tea Tree, ‘Ruby Glow’
   Olea europaea
Olive,’ Majestic Beauty’
   Prunus cerasifera
Cherry Plum, Flowering Plum
   Pyrus calleryana
Bradford Pear Tree
   Quercus suber
Cork Oak
   Schinus molle
California Pepper Tree
   Vitex agnus-castus
Lilac Chaste Tree

Vine

   Clytostoma callistegioides
Lavender Trumpet Vine
   Hardenbergia comptoniana
Lilac Vine
   Hardenbergia violacea rosea
Coral Pea Vine
   Rosa 'Cecile Brunner'
Cecile Brunner Rose/Sweetheart Rose/Mignon
   Rosa banksiae
Lady Banks Rose
   Wisteria sinensis
Chinese wisteria

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