MAY 2017 SPECIALS

Achillea (YARROW) all varieties

1 gallon size 10% off regular price $8.99

Butterflies love to sun themselves and sip nectar on the flat umbrella-like flower clusters. We have gray-leaved clumping varieties and green-leaved spreading varieties. Drought tolerant once established.

Briza media (QUAKING GRASS)

1 gallon size 10% off regular price $8.99

A delightful ornamental grass, growing 12 to 18 inches tall. Short clumps of deep-green leaves bear airy clouds of delicate heart-shaped greenish-purple seed heads in late spring and early summer. Foliage remains evergreen in mild regions. Drought tolerant once established.

 

Bulbine frutescens 'Hallmark'

1 gallon size 10% off regular price $10.99

Forms a carpet of succulent grasslike foliage and spikes of orange flowers. Sun or light shade. Drought tolerant once established.

 

Camellias

3 and 5 gallon size 15% off

Classic, glossy-leaved evergreen shrubs for shade. Showy flowers in winter and spring. We have many varieties and colors: various shades of pink, red, white.

Carex flacca ‘Blue Zinger’

(BLUE SEDGE) 1 gallon size 10% off

regular price $8.99

A rich blue selection of the European native. Makes a delightfully wispy-textured, evergreen, deer resistant groundcover. It prefers moist alkaline soils but is adaptable to a wide range of garden conditions and soil types.

Slowly spreads to 2’ with clumping habit.

Centaurea cineraria 'Silverdust'

DUSTY MILLER

1 gallon size 10% off regular price $7.99

Bright silver-gray foliage makes a  great textural accent in the sunny, low water garden.

 

Coreopsis 'Presto'

1 gallon size 25% off regular price $7.99

Compact, long flowering variety. Easy to grow, drought resistant. Blooms all summer. Attracts birds and butterflies.

 Grows to 1' x 1' in full sun.

 

Echium fastuosum

(PRIDE OF MADIERA)

1 gallon size 10% off regular price $9.99

A  large shrubby perennial from the Mediterranean. Large spikes of small flowers are usually shades of blue, but occasionally white or pink. Bees love it!

Geranium incanum

(PURPLE HARDY GERANIUM)

1 gallon size 10% off regular price $8.99

Reliable, durable groundcover. Feathery textured foliage and purple flowers. Reseeds freely. Grows to about 1' x 2'.

Heuchera villosa 'Caramel'

(CARAMEL CORAL BELLS)

1 gallon size 25% off regular price $9.99

Heat tolerant variety with showy amber-gold  foliage. Grow in light shade or full shade with regular water.

 

 

Lagerstroemia 'Muskogee'

bush form (HYBRID CRAPE MYRTLE)

1 gallon size 25% off regular price

$12.99

A popular deciduous tree or shrub with year round seasonal interest. Pale pinkish lilac flowers in late summer. Beautiful multicolored bark.  Red fall foliage. Fast growth to 20' tall.

A great variety for coastal conditions.

 

Lavandula angustifolia

(ENGLISH LAVENDER)

1 gallon size 10% off regular price $8.99

This is the variety of lavender used in fine perfumes. It has the sweetest scent of all lavenders. Deer resistant and drought tolerant.

 

Leonotis leonurus (LION'S TAIL)

1 gallon size 10% off regular price $8.99

Towers of unique fuzzy orange flowers. A hummingbird magnet! Deer resistant and drought tolerant.

Leymus arenarius 'Blue Dune' (BLUE LYME GRASS) 1 gallon size 10% off

regular price $8.99

This vigorous, drought tolerant grass spreads slowly by underground rhizomes and is great for erosion control in sand or clay. To 3'-4' tall. Inconspicuous flowers. Native to coastal northern Europe.

 

Polygala 'Petite Buttefly'  (DWARF SWEET PEA SHRUB) 1 gallon size 10% off regular price $9.99

A compact variety with a dense, rounded habit to 3' x 3'. Like other Polygalas, it is deer resistant and adapts to a wide range of garden conditions.

 

Pandorea jasminoides 'Alba' WHITE BOWER VINE) One gallon size

25% off regular price $12.99

These decorative vines climb with support and bloom much of the year; can be neatly kept on a small trellis or fence. Does well in our coastal or interior climates. It grows very well in shade but flowers best when in full sun. Flowers are 1-1/2 inches, trumpet-like in shape.Somewhat frost tender, it responds well to pruning in spring.

Penstemon all varieties

(BEARD TONGUE)

1 gallon size 25% off

Where would we be without Penstemons?  They are untroubled by snails or deer, thrive without fertilizer, and bloom profusely in the sunny low-water garden.

Strelitzia nicolai (GIANT BIRD OF PARADISE)

15 gallon size 10% off regular price $109.99

Instant jungle! Grows to 15' tall and wide. Large blue and white flowers resemble the heads of crested tropical birds.

 

Salvia 'Amistad' PP23,578 (FRIENDSHIP SAGE) 1 gallon size 10% off regular price $8.99

Spectacular deep blue-violet flowers attract hummingbirds, bees, and other beneficial insects and  pollinators. Grows to 3'-5' tall and 4'-6' wide in cool sun or light shade. Medium water needs.

Salvia apiana (WHITE SAGE)

1 gallon size 10% off regular price

California native sage with aromatic gray leaves and white flowers. Used in smudge sticks. Grow your own and save the chaparral! Full sun, low water. Deer resistant.

Salvia guaranitica 'Black and Blue' (ANISE SCENTED SAGE) 1 gallon size 25% off regular price $8.99

Anise-Scented Sage. Dramatic black calyxes show off vivid blue flowers from summer to fall. Sun or light shade. Moderate water.  3'x3'.

Salvia leucantha (MEXICAN BUSH SAGE) 1 gallon size 10% off regular price $8.99

Very common and popular sage here in Santa Cruz. Fuzzy purple and white flowers attract hummingbirds. Drought tolerant, durable, deer resistant. Grows to 4' x 4' in sun or light shade.

 Sinningia tubiflora 'Shelby' (HARDY GLOXINIA) 1 gallon size 10% off regular price $8.99

Fragrant, pale pink tube shaped flowers attract hummingbirds. Does well in containers in sun or light shade. Fuzzy foliage. Goes dormant in winter.

WOODEN GROW BOXES

16" WIDTH

25% OFF

Regular price $24.99