JULY 2018 SPECIALS            

BIOKOVO CRANE'S BILL

Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Biokovo'

1 gallon size  25% off

regular price $8.99

 

An excellent groundcover for our cool summers, which forms a mossy, light-green mound of aromatic foliage with large, blush-pink flowers.  It spreads slowly to 3' wide or more and 6-8" high.  Requiring average water, it tolerates sun and light shade.

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BOG SAGE

Salvia uliginosa

1 gallon size 25  % off

regular price $8.99

 

A beautiful salvia for that hard to plant soggy spot.  Growing 4-6' tall, 3-4' wide, the sky-blue flowers top lacey, deep green foliage.  Plants will bloom all summer and into autumn and are hard to 15 degrees.

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CARMEL CREEPER WILD LILAC

Ceanothus griseus horizontalis

1 gallon size 10% off

regular price $9.99

 

Large, rounded, glossy green leaves cover this fast growing, 2' tall, 12-15' wide California native  groundcover.  In late winter and early spring, light blue, lightly fragrant flowers appear. 

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'DESERT BLAZE' AUTUMN SAGE

Salvia greggii 'Desert Blaze'.

1 gallon size 10% off

regular price of $8.99

 

Salvias are one of the most popular garden plants in our area in part because of their low water requirements. Desert sage are reliably steady bloomers and are deer resistant as well.

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'FEESEY' RIBBON GRASS 

Phalaris arundinacea picta 'Feesey'

1 gallon size 10% off

regular price $8.99

 

This North American (and Eurasian) native forms a 2 to 3 foot-high clump. It's distinguished by the white stripes along the edges of the stems. Reliably hardy and easy to grow. Tolerates very wet even boggy areas but can do well with low to moderate water. 

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FIBER OPTICS PLANT

Isolepis (Scirpus) cernua

1 gallon size 25% off

regular price $8.99

 

This care-free sedge with small, brown flower spikelets appearing at the ends of drooping, threadlike green stems appear as an intriguing, iridescent sheen. Typically, it reaches between 6-12" tall, requiring moist conditions. It is perfect for the perimeter of a pond or bog.  

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LEMON BOTTLE BRUSH

Callistemon citrinus

1 gallon size 10% off

regular price $9.49

 

Bright red, 6" long flower 'brushes' appear in cycles throughout the year.  A massive shrub, reaching 10-15' tall in 10 years or less. Responds well to light pruning and shearing. It can be trained into a patio tree or sheared to create a flowering formal hedge. Tolerant of heat, cold, and adverse soils. Very low water requirements once established and very easy to grow.

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LEMON VERBENA

Aloysia triphylla

1 gallon size  25% off

regular price $8.99 

 

The sweet, lemon-scented foliage is used to flavor teas and cakes and is a popular additive for homemade soaps and lotions.  Airy clusters of white or pinkish flowers appear in the spring and sporadically throughout the year on 6' tall stems.

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LION'S TAIL

Leonotis leonurus

1 gallon size 10% off

regular price $9.99

 

Whorls of furry, tubular, orange flowers top 4-6' tall stems, providing a spectacular evergreen shrub for your drought-tolerant garden. Deer- resistant and a hummingbird favorite, it thrives in full sun and is relatively easy to grow.

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YARROW

Achillea 

1 gallon 25% off

Regular price $9.99

 

A colorful addition to any drought-tolerant garden, all yarrow  are  excellent nectar sources for beneficial insects, including butterflies.  These evergreen perennials are great for cutting gardens or mixed borders. Deer resistant.

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