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Lo\' & Beholdtm Lilac Chip Butterfly Bush, Buddleja
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Lilac Chip is one of the newest introductions in this line of compact, basically sterile Butterfly Bushes. A tight compact mound of blue-green foliage is topped with spikes of lilac colored, fragrant flowers.
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 5,6,7,8,9,10,11
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline, Alkaline
  • Soil & Moisture: Well-drained soils, with average moisture. Does not tolerate wet feet / poor drainage but are otherwise fairly adaptable.
  • Grows To: 12-24''H x 18-24''W
  • Native To / Origin: US Gardens- NC, JC Raulston, Dr. Dennis Werner - 2012
California
Oceanside
Baja Red Rose of Montana, Coral Vine
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

It dies to the ground in winter, but faithfully returns from the ground each spring. This is the selection with the deepest red color, comes from seed collected in southern Baja California.
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8,9,10
  • pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
California
Oceanside
Butterflytm Deep Pink Pentas, Egyptian Star Cluster
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

The Butterfly Series Pentas have been selected as a 2012 Louisiana Super Plant! Give it a rich fertile soil and periodic water during dry spells. An excellent choice for butterfly and hummingbird gardens that will flower from summer until frost.
  • Native To / Origin: Africa
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Soil & Moisture: Well-drained, average moisture, moderately fertile acid soils.
California
Oceanside
Early Bird Gold Black-Eyed Susan, Rudbeckia
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

Drought tolerant, deer resistant, and reliable. A must have perennial! Early Bird Gold Rudbeckia produces wave after wave of bright golden yellow, 3-4" daisies from late spring to fall on a nicely branching plant.
  • Grows To: 12-18''H x 12-18''W (Flower stalks 24''H)
  • Native To / Origin: US - Dupont Nursery, Plaquemine, LA - 2011
  • Container Size: Quart / 30 fl.oz. / 887 ml
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,9
California
Oceanside
Sweet Coneflower
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

This vigorous native produces masses of black-eyed golden yellow daisies from mid-summer to fall on tall sturdy stems. Along with 'Herbstonne', the Sweet Coneflower is one of the latest to flower.
  • Native To / Origin: US- Eastern central
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9
California
Oceanside
American Elderberry, Common Elderberry
Prices start at : 14.99 USD

Elderberry was selected as the 2013 Herb of the Year by the International Herb Society. Periodic removal of older and weaker canes will help to keep them growing vigorously. A mulch will also provide many benefits as well.
  • Soil & Moisture: Moist to average moist to wet, well-drained, fertile soils. Tolerates clay.
  • Native To / Origin: US - all but a few western states as well as central and eastern Canada
  • Container Size: Quart / 30 fl.oz. / 887 ml
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
California
Oceanside
Cheyenne Spirit Purple Cone Flower
Prices start at : 6.99 USD

Provide ample sunlight and good drainage. The Purple Coneflower is an excellent plant for pollinators with its nectar rich flowers. These 'daisies' are actually a composite flower and are composed of a multitude of ray flowers (the wide normally colorful...
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
  • Soil & Moisture: Well-draining, average moist soils. Do not keep overly wet or soggy. Drought resistant once well-established.
  • Native To / Origin: US - Kieft Seeds
California
Oceanside
Kobalt Blue Salvia, Anise Sage
Prices start at : 8.99 USD

Deep cobalt-blue tubular flowers are held atop the medium green lightly fragrant foliage from summer to fall. One of the darkest blue flowers for the perennial garden Kobalt Salvia, an Anise Sage, is much enjoyed by hummingbirds and larger butterflies.
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 7,8,9,10,11
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
California
Oceanside
Incense Passionflower, Passionvine
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

Bumblebees are perfectly designed for this as the pollen is rubbed on their back as they circle the corona drinking nectar and then carry it to the next flower. Like the native Maypop Passionflower, Incense readily spreads by rhizomes.
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • Grows To: 15-20'H
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Indoor Light: Direct sunlight
California
Oceanside
Big Momma Turks Cap
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Turk's Cap is well-loved and so is known by a variety of common names including: Turk's Turban, Lady's Eardrops, Scotchman's Purse, Wild Fuchsia, Drummond Wax-Mallow, Texas Mallow, Mexican Apple, Red Mallow, May Apple, Wild Turk's Cap, Bleeding Heart,...
  • Salt Tolerance: Moderate
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Indoor Light: Direct sunlight
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Native To / Origin: US- Greg Grant, SFA Gardens, Nacogdoches, TX
  • Soil & Moisture: Average to moist but moderatley drought tolerant once well established. Adaptable to soil types.
California
Oceanside
Zagreb Threadleaf Coreopsis, Tickseed
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Drought tolerant and deer resistant. Deadheading will help ensure a fall repeat. Images courtesy of North Creek Nurseries. Zagreb Coreopsis may slowly spread by rhizomes. Zagreb Coreopsis is slightly more compact than Moonbeam.
  • Grows To: 12-18''H x 18-24''W
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
  • Native To / Origin: US - Eastern
  • Soil & Moisture: Somewhat dry to average moist soils. Tolerant of poor soils.
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9
California
Oceanside
Great Coneflower, Cabbage-Leaf Coneflower
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

The large attractive soft, blue-green foliage makes a nice garden accent and is at its prime in winter and spring. The huge, to 6", golden, daisy-like blooms with tall dark brown cones or eyes are held on tall sturdy stems which can grow to 7' or more!...
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic
  • Native To / Origin: US - Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, and reported from Oklahoma
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Soil & Moisture: Average to moist. Clay or sand.
California
Oceanside
Yellow Boy Mexican Hat, Grey Headed Coneflower, Upright Prairie Coneflower, Red Hats
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Mexican Hat is an easy to grow clump forming perennial with finely textured blue-gray foliage. Brilliant golden yellow drooping petals surround the tall gray cones from late spring to fall.
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
  • Grows To: 18-24''H x 24-30''W
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
California
Oceanside
Colorwheel Stokesia Daisy, Stoke\'s Aster
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

The 3" wide, cornflower-like daisies open white, slowly work their way through shades of lavender, and finally deepen to a violet blue creating a rainbow of cool-colored flowers even on the same flower stalk.
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, well-drained soils. Moderately drought tolerant once well-established.
  • Salt Tolerance: Moderate
  • Grows To: 12-18''H x 12-18''W
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 7,8,9,(5,6 if mulched)
California
Oceanside
Lady in Red Scarlet Sage, Blood Sage, Hummingbird Sage
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Lady in Red Scarlet Sage produces a nearly non-stop display of loose spikes of scarlet red tubular flowers from spring to frost on an upright to spreading plant. Scarlet Sage is the number one most recommended Salvia species for hummingbirds! A tender...
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Grows To: 2-3'H x 18-24''W
  • Salt Tolerance: Moderate
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
California
Oceanside
Frog fruit, Turkey Tangle Frogfruit
Prices start at : 5.99 USD

A low growing member of the Verbena family Frogfruit makes a beautiful, easy groundcover that is covered by tiny heads of dainty, nectar filled white flowers from late spring to fall.
  • Soil & Moisture: Moist to average moist, well-drained to clay, poor to average fertile soils. Resistant to periodic flooding as well as periodic drought once well-established.
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline, Alkaline
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Grows To: 3-12"H and spreading to 3'+, space at 16-24"+
California
Oceanside
Angel Wing Jasmine, Shining Jasmine, Star Jasmine
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

This naturally sprawling vine-like shrub can easily be pruned to produce a dense mass of foliage and flowers. Sweetly fragrant clusters of 2", star-like, pure white blooms are produced continuously throughout the summer months against a rich glossy green...
  • Grows To: 5'H x 6'W
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade, Light shade
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
California
Oceanside
Hybrid Blue Arrowleaf Sage
Prices start at : 5.99 USD

We suspect that this may be the same as the cultivar sold as 'Big Swing' but we cannot fully attest to that at this point. Salvias are considered the #1 plant for Hummingbirds with their tubular flowers designed for pollination by these amazing flyers.
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10,11
  • Native To / Origin: US - Cabrillo College, CA
  • Grows To: 24-48''H x 12-16''W
California
Oceanside
Tall Blazing Star, Gayfeather, Liatris, Rough Blazing Star, Button Snakeroot
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Plant it at the back of the border in small to large groupings for a wonderful effect and the butterflies will love you for it as well. No staking is required for this beautiful native clump-forming cormous perennial.
  • Native To / Origin: US - Central
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Grows To: 3-4'H x 18''W
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9
California
Oceanside
Sharp or Slender Blazing Star, Gayfeather, Liatris
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Grown from locally collected seed. Attracts Butterflies. Multiple plants per pot. This beautiful perennial wildflower is found only in the Pineywoods of western Louisiana and east Texas.
  • Grows To: 24-30''H x 8-12''W
  • Native To / Origin: US - W Louisiana, E Texas
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 7,8,9
  • pH Range: Acidic, Slightly Acidic
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Oceanside
Compass Plant
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Attracts butterflies and other pollinators. The dark green, deeply dissected foliage of the Compass Plant was used as a compass as the large leaves generally point north and south.
  • Grows To: 4-8'+H x 2'W
  • Native To / Origin: East & Central US, excluding FL
  • Deer Resistance: Occassionally Bothered
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9
  • pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
California
Oceanside
Star of Surbiton Passion Flower, Passionvine
Prices start at : 17.99 USD

Provide a winter mulch where marginally hardy or enjoy this free flowering, lightly fragrant vine as a container plant or annual where not hardy. The extra large, up to 5" wide, long lasting flowers of the Star of Surbiton Passion Flower are composed...
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade
  • Indoor Light: Direct sunlight
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, fertile, well-drained soils.
California
Oceanside
Katie Blue Ruellia, Dwarf Ruellia, Dwarf Mexican Petunia, Desert Petunia, Mexican Blue Bells, Florida Bluebells
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

In mild winter climates, like zone 9 and 10, they can remain evergreen and will flower for most of the year. For sheer flower power and durability it is hard to beat the Dwarf Mexican Petunias! These reliable perennials lend themselves to use as a groundcover,...
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8,9,10
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
California
Oceanside
Scaly Blazing Star, Gayfeather, Liatris
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Clusters of deep violet-purple flowers emerge from short upright to arching stems in summer and are held above the deep green grass-like foliage of this tough bulbous native perennial wildflower.
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 5,6,7,8,9
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • pH Range: Acidic, Slightly Acidic
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
California
Oceanside
Miss Violet Butterfly Bush, Buddleja
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

Spikes of deep violet, nectar rich, fragrant flowers are borne all summer on this vigorous yet compact Butterfly Bush. Buddleias can grow to become large shrub-like perennials in mild climates but most grow as herbaceous perennials in zone 6 and colder.
  • Soil & Moisture: Well-draining, average moist soils.
  • Grows To: 4-5'H x 4-6'W
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Native To / Origin: US Gardens- JC Raulston, NCSU, Dr. Dennis Werner
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline, Alkaline
California
Oceanside
Black Knight Butterfly Bush, Buddleja
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

An excellent choice for butterfly gardens as well as providing nectar for a host of other pollinators including hummingbirds. Black Knight Butterfly Bush is an exceptionally free-flowering shrub, producing the intensely deep purple, fragrant flowers from...
  • Fertilizing: Once growth commences in spring to midsummer.
  • Soil & Moisture: Well-drained to average, moderately fertile soils.
  • Pruning: Prune in late winter or early spring, rejuvenate with hard pruning every 2-3 years.
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 5,6,7,8,9,10,11
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • Native To / Origin: Netherland Gardens - Ruy , Moerheim Nursery, Dedemsvaart, Netherlands, circa 1959
California
Oceanside
American Elderberry, Common Elderberry
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

For excellent info on Elderberry from the Herb Society of America click here . Elderberries are dioecious, both male and female at the same time, and may be semi-self fertile but it is best to plant at least two for cross pollination and the heaviest...
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • Salt Tolerance: High soil and aerosol salt tolerance
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10
California
Oceanside
Blue Porterweed
Prices start at : 8.99 USD

Brown, Horticulture Agent, and Kim Cooprider, Master Gardener, from the Lee County University of Florida Extension. An excellent choice for butterfly gardens or in containers. Deep indigo 1/4" blooms adorn the long spike-like bloom stems from spring to...
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9B,10,11
  • Native To / Origin: American Tropics
  • Pruning: Not needed except to remove spent flower stems though it's not required, pinch to improve branching.
  • Fertilizing: Spring-frost or year round in warm, frost free conditions.
California
Oceanside
Lindley\'s Butterfly Bush
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

The blooms are borne continuously from late spring to fall. Buddlejas are considered invasive in some areas, please consult your local state offices before purchasing. Deep violet flowers hang like grapes from this upright to arching shrub.
  • Native To / Origin: China
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Grows To: 6'H x 6'W
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
California
Oceanside