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Southern California Plants

  • Plant Guide

    ‘Strawberry Fields’ gomphrena

    Gomphrena haageana 'Strawberry Fields'

    An upright, bushy annual with flowers (actually bracts) that resemble bright red strawberries with tiny yellow "seeds.

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    Cinnamon Girl™ distylium

    Distylium ‘PIIDIST-V’

    This variety has shown greater cold tolerance than the species, so it might survive in Zone 6 with some protection.

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    Jazz Hands® variegated Chinese fringe-flower

    Loropetalum chinense ‘Irodori’

    Jazz Hands Variegated Chinese Fringeflower is draped in stunning fragrant hot pink strap-like flowers along the branches in early spring.

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    ‘Tropical Storm’ elephant’s ear

    Colocasia esculenta 'Tropical Storm'

    This striking new Colocasia features dark -- almost black -- foliage which develops a creamy white center as the season progresses. At about two-and-a-half feet tall and wide, it is…

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    The Princess™ Spanish lavender

    Lavandula stoechas 'IBPR901-2'

    This Spanish lavender features the most intense pink blossoms in the species

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    Nova™ ‘Dragonfire’ Crocosmia

    Crocosmiiflora

    This Crocosmia succeeds where others fail.

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    Barbeque Rosemary

    Rosmarinus officinalis 'Barbeque'

    Foliage of this selection has especially good flavor and aroma for cooking. Fast growing, upright shrub with profuse, clear blue flowers.

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    Baby Pete agapanthus

    Agapanthus praecox ssp. orientalis 'Benfran'

    Masses of blue flowers just above clusters of short, wide evergreen foliage. Rarely sets seed pods, resulting in a longer bloom period.

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    Baby Pete Lily of the Nile

    Agapanthus praecox ssp. orientalis 'Benfran' P.P. #21,705

    This unique compact variety blooms weeks earlier than others! Masses of blue flowers just above clusters of short, wide evergreen foliage. Rarely sets seed pods, resulting in a longer bloom…

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    Windcliff Flurry

    Fuchsia magellancia

    Selected for brilliant red and purple flowers and winter hardiness. Blooms for months, irresistible to hummingbirds and a great background border.

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