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Special Features

Below is a list of plants categorized by various special features.

Attractive Berries

Schinus molle
  • California Pepper Tree
    • Attractive Berries
Mahonia repens
  • Creeping Mahonia
    • Attractive Berries
    • Erosion Control
    • Fall Color
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  • Bearberry
    • Attractive Berries
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
Berberis thunbergii-atropurpurea 'Nana'
  • Dwarf Japanese Barberry
    • Attractive Berries
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
Prunus cerasifera
  • Cherry Plum, Flowering Plum
    • Attractive Berries
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Asparagus densiflorus 'Sprengeri
  • Sprengeri Asparagus Fern
    • Attractive Berries
    • Low Maintenance
Fragaria chiloensis
  • Ornamental Strawberry
    • Attractive Berries
    • Low Maintenance
Heteromeles arbutifolia
  • Toyon/Christmas Berry
    • Attractive Berries
    • Low Maintenance
Rhamnus californica
  • Ca. Coffee Berry
    • Attractive Berries
    • Low Maintenance
Clivia miniata
  • Kaffir Lily
    • Attractive Berries
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Arctostaphylos manzanita 'Dr. Hurd'
  • Dr. Hurd Manzanita Tree
    • Attractive Berries
    • Low Maintenance
    • Unusual Shape

Erosion Control

Mahonia repens
  • Creeping Mahonia
    • Attractive Berries
    • Erosion Control
    • Fall Color
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
Anemanthele lessoniana (Stipa arundinacea)
  • New Zealand Wind Grass; Pheasant's Tail Grass
    • Erosion Control
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
Rubus calycinoides 'Emerald Carpet'
  • Creeping Rasberry
    • Erosion Control
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
Carex Testacea
  • Orange New Zealand Sedge
    • Erosion Control
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Coleonema pulchrum 'Sunset Gold'
  • Golden Breath of Heaven
    • Erosion Control
    • Fragrance
Lavandula
  • Lavender
    • Erosion Control
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Huntington Carpet'
  • Huntington Carpet Rosemary
    • Erosion Control
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
Ceanothus griseus horizontalis (Carmel Creeper California Lilac)
  • Carmel Creeper California Lilac
    • Erosion Control
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Lupinus albifrons
  • Silver Bush Lupine
    • Erosion Control
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Nepeta racemosa 'Walkers Low'
  • Catmint
    • Erosion Control
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Correa 'Wyn's Wonder'
  • Varigated Correa 'Wyn's Wonder'
    • Erosion Control
    • Good Under Oaks
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Correa pulchella
  • Pink Australian Fuschia
    • Erosion Control
    • Good Under Oaks
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Emerald Carpet'
  • Emerald Carpet Manzanita
    • Erosion Control
    • Low Maintenance
Carex pansa
  • California Meadow Sedge
    • Erosion Control
    • Low Maintenance
Juniperus sabina 'Arcadia'
  • Arcadia Juniper
    • Erosion Control
    • Low Maintenance
Bougainvillea 'Rosenka'
  • Rosenka Bougainvillea
    • Erosion Control
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Chionochloa flavicans Zotov
  • Snow Tussock, Toetoe
    • Erosion Control
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Lantana montevidensis 'New Gold'
  • New Gold Trailing Lantana
    • Erosion Control
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Salvia leucantha
  • Mexican Sage
    • Erosion Control
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Verbena tenuisecta 'Edith'
  • Edith Verbenan
    • Erosion Control
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Arctostaphylos pajaroensis 'Paradise'
  • Paradise Manzanita
    • Erosion Control
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Quercus suber
  • Cork Oak
    • Erosion Control
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Ceanothus griseus horizontalis 'Yankee Point'
  • Yankee Pt. California Lilac
    • Erosion Control
    • Showy Flowers

Fall Color

Mahonia repens
  • Creeping Mahonia
    • Attractive Berries
    • Erosion Control
    • Fall Color
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  • Bearberry
    • Attractive Berries
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
Berberis thunbergii-atropurpurea 'Nana'
  • Dwarf Japanese Barberry
    • Attractive Berries
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
Prunus cerasifera
  • Cherry Plum, Flowering Plum
    • Attractive Berries
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Anemanthele lessoniana (Stipa arundinacea)
  • New Zealand Wind Grass; Pheasant's Tail Grass
    • Erosion Control
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
Rubus calycinoides 'Emerald Carpet'
  • Creeping Rasberry
    • Erosion Control
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
Carex Testacea
  • Orange New Zealand Sedge
    • Erosion Control
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Cercis occidentalis (Shrub)
  • Western Redbud
    • Fall Color
    • Good Under Oaks
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Caryopteris x clandonensis
  • Blue Spirea/Bluebeard
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'
  • Royal Purple Smokebush
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Cuphea llavea
  • Bat-faced Cuphea
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Melinus nerviglumis or Rhynchelytrum nerviglume
  • Ruby Grass
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm'
  • Black-Eyed Susan
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Salvia greggii
  • Autumn Sage
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Zauschneria californica 'Bert's Bluff'
  • California Fuchsia
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Acer palmatum 'Crimson Queen'
  • Crimson Queen Red Japanese Maple
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
    • Unusual Shape
Muhlenbergia capillaris
  • Pink Muhly Grass, Pink Hair Grass, Purple Muhly
    • Fall Color
    • Showy Flowers
Chondropetalum tectorum
  • Cape Rush
    • Fall Color
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen
Cotinus coggygria
  • Smoke Tree, ’Royal Purple’
    • Fall Color
    • Specimen
    • Unusual Shape

Fragrance

Mahonia repens
  • Creeping Mahonia
    • Attractive Berries
    • Erosion Control
    • Fall Color
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
Coleonema pulchrum 'Sunset Gold'
  • Golden Breath of Heaven
    • Erosion Control
    • Fragrance
Lavandula
  • Lavender
    • Erosion Control
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Huntington Carpet'
  • Huntington Carpet Rosemary
    • Erosion Control
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
Ceanothus griseus horizontalis (Carmel Creeper California Lilac)
  • Carmel Creeper California Lilac
    • Erosion Control
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Lupinus albifrons
  • Silver Bush Lupine
    • Erosion Control
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Nepeta racemosa 'Walkers Low'
  • Catmint
    • Erosion Control
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Artemisia 'Powis Castle'
  • Wormwood
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
Choisya ternate
  • Mexican Orange
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
Origanum rotundifolium 'Kent Beauty'
  • Ornamental oregano
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
Pittosporum crassifolium 'Nana'
  • Karo Pittosporum
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
Thymus praecox arcticus
  • Creeping Thyme
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
Achillea millefolium 'Rosea'
  • Yarrow
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Agastache 'Blue Fortune'
  • Anise Hyssop
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Datura metel 'Belle Blanche'
  • Devil's Trumpet
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Monardella villosa 'Russian River'
  • Coyote Mint
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Salvia clevelandii 'Winifred Gilman'
  • Charparral Sage
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Tagetes lemmonii
  • Mexican Bush Marigold/Lemon scented marigold
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Teucrium chamaedrys
  • Wall Germander
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Daphne odora 'Aureo-marginata'
  • Winter Daphne
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Carpenteria californica
  • Bush Anemone
    • Fragrance
    • Showy Flowers
Wisteria sinensis
  • Chinese wisteria
    • Fragrance
    • Showy Flowers
Vitex agnus-castus
  • Lilac Chaste Tree
    • Fragrance
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen

Low Maintenance

Mahonia repens
  • Creeping Mahonia
    • Attractive Berries
    • Erosion Control
    • Fall Color
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  • Bearberry
    • Attractive Berries
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
Berberis thunbergii-atropurpurea 'Nana'
  • Dwarf Japanese Barberry
    • Attractive Berries
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
Prunus cerasifera
  • Cherry Plum, Flowering Plum
    • Attractive Berries
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Asparagus densiflorus 'Sprengeri
  • Sprengeri Asparagus Fern
    • Attractive Berries
    • Low Maintenance
Fragaria chiloensis
  • Ornamental Strawberry
    • Attractive Berries
    • Low Maintenance
Heteromeles arbutifolia
  • Toyon/Christmas Berry
    • Attractive Berries
    • Low Maintenance
Rhamnus californica
  • Ca. Coffee Berry
    • Attractive Berries
    • Low Maintenance
Clivia miniata
  • Kaffir Lily
    • Attractive Berries
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Arctostaphylos manzanita 'Dr. Hurd'
  • Dr. Hurd Manzanita Tree
    • Attractive Berries
    • Low Maintenance
    • Unusual Shape
Anemanthele lessoniana (Stipa arundinacea)
  • New Zealand Wind Grass; Pheasant's Tail Grass
    • Erosion Control
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
Rubus calycinoides 'Emerald Carpet'
  • Creeping Rasberry
    • Erosion Control
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
Carex Testacea
  • Orange New Zealand Sedge
    • Erosion Control
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Lavandula
  • Lavender
    • Erosion Control
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Huntington Carpet'
  • Huntington Carpet Rosemary
    • Erosion Control
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
Ceanothus griseus horizontalis (Carmel Creeper California Lilac)
  • Carmel Creeper California Lilac
    • Erosion Control
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Lupinus albifrons
  • Silver Bush Lupine
    • Erosion Control
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Nepeta racemosa 'Walkers Low'
  • Catmint
    • Erosion Control
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Correa 'Wyn's Wonder'
  • Varigated Correa 'Wyn's Wonder'
    • Erosion Control
    • Good Under Oaks
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Correa pulchella
  • Pink Australian Fuschia
    • Erosion Control
    • Good Under Oaks
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Emerald Carpet'
  • Emerald Carpet Manzanita
    • Erosion Control
    • Low Maintenance
Carex pansa
  • California Meadow Sedge
    • Erosion Control
    • Low Maintenance
Juniperus sabina 'Arcadia'
  • Arcadia Juniper
    • Erosion Control
    • Low Maintenance
Bougainvillea 'Rosenka'
  • Rosenka Bougainvillea
    • Erosion Control
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Chionochloa flavicans Zotov
  • Snow Tussock, Toetoe
    • Erosion Control
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Lantana montevidensis 'New Gold'
  • New Gold Trailing Lantana
    • Erosion Control
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Salvia leucantha
  • Mexican Sage
    • Erosion Control
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Verbena tenuisecta 'Edith'
  • Edith Verbenan
    • Erosion Control
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Arctostaphylos pajaroensis 'Paradise'
  • Paradise Manzanita
    • Erosion Control
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Quercus suber
  • Cork Oak
    • Erosion Control
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Garrya elliptica 'James Roof'
  • Coast Silk Tassel
    • Espalier
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Cercis occidentalis (Shrub)
  • Western Redbud
    • Fall Color
    • Good Under Oaks
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Caryopteris x clandonensis
  • Blue Spirea/Bluebeard
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'
  • Royal Purple Smokebush
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Cuphea llavea
  • Bat-faced Cuphea
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Melinus nerviglumis or Rhynchelytrum nerviglume
  • Ruby Grass
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm'
  • Black-Eyed Susan
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Salvia greggii
  • Autumn Sage
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Zauschneria californica 'Bert's Bluff'
  • California Fuchsia
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Acer palmatum 'Crimson Queen'
  • Crimson Queen Red Japanese Maple
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
    • Unusual Shape
Artemisia 'Powis Castle'
  • Wormwood
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
Choisya ternate
  • Mexican Orange
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
Origanum rotundifolium 'Kent Beauty'
  • Ornamental oregano
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
Pittosporum crassifolium 'Nana'
  • Karo Pittosporum
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
Thymus praecox arcticus
  • Creeping Thyme
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
Achillea millefolium 'Rosea'
  • Yarrow
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Agastache 'Blue Fortune'
  • Anise Hyssop
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Datura metel 'Belle Blanche'
  • Devil's Trumpet
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Monardella villosa 'Russian River'
  • Coyote Mint
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Salvia clevelandii 'Winifred Gilman'
  • Charparral Sage
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Tagetes lemmonii
  • Mexican Bush Marigold/Lemon scented marigold
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Teucrium chamaedrys
  • Wall Germander
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Daphne odora 'Aureo-marginata'
  • Winter Daphne
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Carex divulsa (formerly c. tumicola)
  • Berkeley Sedge
    • Good Under Oaks
    • Low Maintenance
Dryopteris arguta
  • Wood Fern
    • Good Under Oaks
    • Low Maintenance
Polypodium californicum
  • California Ground Fern
    • Good Under Oaks
    • Low Maintenance
Iris douglasiana
  • Pacific Coast Iris
    • Good Under Oaks
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Salvia spathacea
  • Hummingbird Sage
    • Good Under Oaks
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Antirrhinum multiflorum 'Rose Snapdragon'
  • Rose Snapdragon
    • Low Maintenance
Echeveria ‘Perle von Nuremberg’
  • Hens and Chicks
    • Low Maintenance
Eriogonum grande rubescens
  • Red Buckwheat
    • Low Maintenance
Feijoa sellowiana
  • Pineapple Guava
    • Low Maintenance
Juniperus procumbens 'Nana'
  • Dwarf Japanese Garden Juniper
    • Low Maintenance
Microbiota decussata
  • Siberian Carpet Cypress
    • Low Maintenance
Mimulus aurantiacus
  • Sticky Monkey Flower
    • Low Maintenance
Myrsine africana
  • African Boxwood
    • Low Maintenance
Olea europaea
  • Olive,’ Majestic Beauty’
    • Low Maintenance
Polystichum munitum
  • Western Sward Fern
    • Low Maintenance
Polystichum setuosum
  • Japanese Lace Fern
    • Low Maintenance
Sedum makinoi ‘Ogon’
  • Golden Japanese Sedum, Golden Makino Sedum
    • Low Maintenance
Sedum spurium ‘Tricolor’
  • Tricolor Two Row Stonecrop
    • Low Maintenance
Senecio serpens
  • Blue Chalk Sticks
    • Low Maintenance
Achillea 'Moonshine'
  • Yarrow
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Agastache 'Apricot Sunset'
  • None
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Howard McMinn'
  • Howard McMinn Manzanita
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Arctotis stoechadifolia
  • African Daisy
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Asclepias tuberosa
  • Butterfly Plant
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Ceanothus 'Concha'
  • California Lilac 'Concha'
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Ceanothus 'Julia Phelps'
  • Julia Phelps California Lilac
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Cistus skanbergii
  • Pink Rockrose
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Convolvulus cneorum
  • Bush Morning Glory
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Coreopsis grandiflora 'Early Sunrise'
  • Tickseed
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Dendromecon harfordii
  • Island Bush Poppy
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Echinacea purpurea 'Big Sky Series'
  • Coneflower
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Eschscholzia californica
  • California Poppy
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Fremontodendron californicum 'Pacific Sunset'
  • Pacific Sunset Flannel Bush
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Gaura lindheimeri
  • Wand Flower/ Butterfly Gaura
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Gazania rigens 'Gold Sun'
  • Creeping Gazania/Treasure Flower
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Geranium incanum
  • Cranesbill Geranium
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Geranium sanguineum
  • Bloody Cranesbill
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Hardenbergia violacea rosea
  • Coral Pea Vine
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Helleborus x hybridus
  • Christmas/Lenten Rose
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Hemerocallis Varieties
  • Daylily
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Hypericum moserianum
  • St John's Wort/Gold Flower
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Lantana camara
  • Lantana
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Limonium sinuatum
  • Statice/Sea Lavender
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Nerium oleander
  • Oleander
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Penstemon heterophyllus 'Margarita BOP'
  • Blue Bedder/Foothills Penstemon
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Perovskia atriplicifolia
  • Russian Sage
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Phlomis fruticosa
  • Jerusalem Sage
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Ribes sanguineum glutinosum
  • Pink - Flowered Current
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Salvia nemorosa 'May Night'
  • Meadow Sage
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Salvia sclarea
  • Clary/Muscatel Sage
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Teucrium fruticans 'Azurea'
  • Bush Germander 'Azurea'
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Aloe striata
  • Coral Aloe
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen
Alyogyne huegelii
  • Blue Hibiscus
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen
Cercis occidentalis (Tree)
  • Western Redbud
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen
Stipa gigantea
  • Giant Feather grass, Golden Oats
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen
Stipa ichu
  • Peruvian Feather Grass
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen
Yucca filamentosa ‘Color Guard’
  • Adam’s Needle
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen
Pyrus calleryana
  • Bradford Pear Tree
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
    • Unusual Shape
Aeonium 'Sunburst'
  • Copper Pinwheel
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Cupressus sempervirens 'Stricta'
  • Italian Cypress
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Dudleya ‘Britonni’
  • Chalk Dudleya
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Echeveria ‘Afterglow’
  • N / A
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Euphorbia characias wulfenii
  • Spurge
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Picea pungens 'Glauca Globosa'
  • Dwarf Colorado Blue Spruce
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Rhamnus alaternus 'Variegata'
  • Varigated Italian Buckthorn
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Salvia apiana
  • White Sage
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Phormium 'Wings of Gold'
  • New Zealand Flax
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
    • Unusual Shape
Asparagus densiflorus 'Myers'
  • Myer's Asparagus Fern
    • Low Maintenance
    • Unusual Shape

Showy Flowers

Prunus cerasifera
  • Cherry Plum, Flowering Plum
    • Attractive Berries
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Clivia miniata
  • Kaffir Lily
    • Attractive Berries
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Ceanothus griseus horizontalis (Carmel Creeper California Lilac)
  • Carmel Creeper California Lilac
    • Erosion Control
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Lupinus albifrons
  • Silver Bush Lupine
    • Erosion Control
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Nepeta racemosa 'Walkers Low'
  • Catmint
    • Erosion Control
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Correa 'Wyn's Wonder'
  • Varigated Correa 'Wyn's Wonder'
    • Erosion Control
    • Good Under Oaks
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Correa pulchella
  • Pink Australian Fuschia
    • Erosion Control
    • Good Under Oaks
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Bougainvillea 'Rosenka'
  • Rosenka Bougainvillea
    • Erosion Control
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Chionochloa flavicans Zotov
  • Snow Tussock, Toetoe
    • Erosion Control
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Lantana montevidensis 'New Gold'
  • New Gold Trailing Lantana
    • Erosion Control
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Salvia leucantha
  • Mexican Sage
    • Erosion Control
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Verbena tenuisecta 'Edith'
  • Edith Verbenan
    • Erosion Control
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Ceanothus griseus horizontalis 'Yankee Point'
  • Yankee Pt. California Lilac
    • Erosion Control
    • Showy Flowers
Hardenbergia comptoniana
  • Lilac Vine
    • Espalier
    • Showy Flowers
Cercis occidentalis (Shrub)
  • Western Redbud
    • Fall Color
    • Good Under Oaks
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Caryopteris x clandonensis
  • Blue Spirea/Bluebeard
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'
  • Royal Purple Smokebush
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Cuphea llavea
  • Bat-faced Cuphea
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Melinus nerviglumis or Rhynchelytrum nerviglume
  • Ruby Grass
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm'
  • Black-Eyed Susan
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Salvia greggii
  • Autumn Sage
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Zauschneria californica 'Bert's Bluff'
  • California Fuchsia
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Muhlenbergia capillaris
  • Pink Muhly Grass, Pink Hair Grass, Purple Muhly
    • Fall Color
    • Showy Flowers
Chondropetalum tectorum
  • Cape Rush
    • Fall Color
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen
Achillea millefolium 'Rosea'
  • Yarrow
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Agastache 'Blue Fortune'
  • Anise Hyssop
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Datura metel 'Belle Blanche'
  • Devil's Trumpet
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Monardella villosa 'Russian River'
  • Coyote Mint
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Salvia clevelandii 'Winifred Gilman'
  • Charparral Sage
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Tagetes lemmonii
  • Mexican Bush Marigold/Lemon scented marigold
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Teucrium chamaedrys
  • Wall Germander
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Carpenteria californica
  • Bush Anemone
    • Fragrance
    • Showy Flowers
Wisteria sinensis
  • Chinese wisteria
    • Fragrance
    • Showy Flowers
Vitex agnus-castus
  • Lilac Chaste Tree
    • Fragrance
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen
Iris douglasiana
  • Pacific Coast Iris
    • Good Under Oaks
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Salvia spathacea
  • Hummingbird Sage
    • Good Under Oaks
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Achillea 'Moonshine'
  • Yarrow
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Agastache 'Apricot Sunset'
  • None
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Howard McMinn'
  • Howard McMinn Manzanita
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Arctotis stoechadifolia
  • African Daisy
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Asclepias tuberosa
  • Butterfly Plant
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Ceanothus 'Concha'
  • California Lilac 'Concha'
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Ceanothus 'Julia Phelps'
  • Julia Phelps California Lilac
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Cistus skanbergii
  • Pink Rockrose
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Convolvulus cneorum
  • Bush Morning Glory
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Coreopsis grandiflora 'Early Sunrise'
  • Tickseed
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Dendromecon harfordii
  • Island Bush Poppy
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Echinacea purpurea 'Big Sky Series'
  • Coneflower
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Eschscholzia californica
  • California Poppy
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Fremontodendron californicum 'Pacific Sunset'
  • Pacific Sunset Flannel Bush
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Gaura lindheimeri
  • Wand Flower/ Butterfly Gaura
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Gazania rigens 'Gold Sun'
  • Creeping Gazania/Treasure Flower
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Geranium incanum
  • Cranesbill Geranium
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Geranium sanguineum
  • Bloody Cranesbill
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Hardenbergia violacea rosea
  • Coral Pea Vine
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Helleborus x hybridus
  • Christmas/Lenten Rose
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Hemerocallis Varieties
  • Daylily
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Hypericum moserianum
  • St John's Wort/Gold Flower
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Lantana camara
  • Lantana
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Limonium sinuatum
  • Statice/Sea Lavender
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Nerium oleander
  • Oleander
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Penstemon heterophyllus 'Margarita BOP'
  • Blue Bedder/Foothills Penstemon
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Perovskia atriplicifolia
  • Russian Sage
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Phlomis fruticosa
  • Jerusalem Sage
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Ribes sanguineum glutinosum
  • Pink - Flowered Current
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Salvia nemorosa 'May Night'
  • Meadow Sage
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Salvia sclarea
  • Clary/Muscatel Sage
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Teucrium fruticans 'Azurea'
  • Bush Germander 'Azurea'
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Aloe striata
  • Coral Aloe
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen
Alyogyne huegelii
  • Blue Hibiscus
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen
Cercis occidentalis (Tree)
  • Western Redbud
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen
Stipa gigantea
  • Giant Feather grass, Golden Oats
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen
Stipa ichu
  • Peruvian Feather Grass
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen
Yucca filamentosa ‘Color Guard’
  • Adam’s Needle
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen
Pyrus calleryana
  • Bradford Pear Tree
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
    • Unusual Shape
Clytostoma callistegioides
  • Lavender Trumpet Vine
    • Showy Flowers
Lagerstroemia indica
  • Crape Myrtle
    • Showy Flowers
Lavatera maritima
  • Lavatera/Tree Mallow
    • Showy Flowers
Leptospermum scoparium
  • Tea Tree, ‘Ruby Glow’
    • Showy Flowers
Osteospermum 'Sparkler'
  • African Daisy
    • Showy Flowers
Rosa 'Cecile Brunner'
  • Cecile Brunner Rose/Sweetheart Rose/Mignon
    • Showy Flowers
Rosa banksiae
  • Lady Banks Rose
    • Showy Flowers
Stipa ramosissima
  • Pillar of Smoke
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen
Aloe plicatilis
  • Fan Aloe
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen
    • Unusual Shape

Unusual Shape

Arctostaphylos manzanita 'Dr. Hurd'
  • Dr. Hurd Manzanita Tree
    • Attractive Berries
    • Low Maintenance
    • Unusual Shape
Acer palmatum 'Crimson Queen'
  • Crimson Queen Red Japanese Maple
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
    • Unusual Shape
Cotinus coggygria
  • Smoke Tree, ’Royal Purple’
    • Fall Color
    • Specimen
    • Unusual Shape
Pyrus calleryana
  • Bradford Pear Tree
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
    • Unusual Shape
Phormium 'Wings of Gold'
  • New Zealand Flax
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
    • Unusual Shape
Asparagus densiflorus 'Myers'
  • Myer's Asparagus Fern
    • Low Maintenance
    • Unusual Shape
Aloe plicatilis
  • Fan Aloe
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen
    • Unusual Shape
Agave ‘Victoriae Reginae’
  • Queen Victoria’s Agave
    • Specimen
    • Unusual Shape

Specimen

Carex Testacea
  • Orange New Zealand Sedge
    • Erosion Control
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Arctostaphylos pajaroensis 'Paradise'
  • Paradise Manzanita
    • Erosion Control
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Quercus suber
  • Cork Oak
    • Erosion Control
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Garrya elliptica 'James Roof'
  • Coast Silk Tassel
    • Espalier
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Acer palmatum 'Crimson Queen'
  • Crimson Queen Red Japanese Maple
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
    • Unusual Shape
Chondropetalum tectorum
  • Cape Rush
    • Fall Color
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen
Cotinus coggygria
  • Smoke Tree, ’Royal Purple’
    • Fall Color
    • Specimen
    • Unusual Shape
Daphne odora 'Aureo-marginata'
  • Winter Daphne
    • Fragrance
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Vitex agnus-castus
  • Lilac Chaste Tree
    • Fragrance
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen
Aloe striata
  • Coral Aloe
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen
Alyogyne huegelii
  • Blue Hibiscus
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen
Cercis occidentalis (Tree)
  • Western Redbud
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen
Stipa gigantea
  • Giant Feather grass, Golden Oats
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen
Stipa ichu
  • Peruvian Feather Grass
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen
Yucca filamentosa ‘Color Guard’
  • Adam’s Needle
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen
Aeonium 'Sunburst'
  • Copper Pinwheel
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Cupressus sempervirens 'Stricta'
  • Italian Cypress
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Dudleya ‘Britonni’
  • Chalk Dudleya
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Echeveria ‘Afterglow’
  • N / A
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Euphorbia characias wulfenii
  • Spurge
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Picea pungens 'Glauca Globosa'
  • Dwarf Colorado Blue Spruce
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Rhamnus alaternus 'Variegata'
  • Varigated Italian Buckthorn
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Salvia apiana
  • White Sage
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Phormium 'Wings of Gold'
  • New Zealand Flax
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
    • Unusual Shape
Stipa ramosissima
  • Pillar of Smoke
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen
Aloe plicatilis
  • Fan Aloe
    • Showy Flowers
    • Specimen
    • Unusual Shape
Agave ‘Victoriae Reginae’
  • Queen Victoria’s Agave
    • Specimen
    • Unusual Shape

Good Under Oaks

Correa 'Wyn's Wonder'
  • Varigated Correa 'Wyn's Wonder'
    • Erosion Control
    • Good Under Oaks
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Correa pulchella
  • Pink Australian Fuschia
    • Erosion Control
    • Good Under Oaks
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Cercis occidentalis (Shrub)
  • Western Redbud
    • Fall Color
    • Good Under Oaks
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Carex divulsa (formerly c. tumicola)
  • Berkeley Sedge
    • Good Under Oaks
    • Low Maintenance
Dryopteris arguta
  • Wood Fern
    • Good Under Oaks
    • Low Maintenance
Polypodium californicum
  • California Ground Fern
    • Good Under Oaks
    • Low Maintenance
Iris douglasiana
  • Pacific Coast Iris
    • Good Under Oaks
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers
Salvia spathacea
  • Hummingbird Sage
    • Good Under Oaks
    • Low Maintenance
    • Showy Flowers

Espalier

Garrya elliptica 'James Roof'
  • Coast Silk Tassel
    • Espalier
    • Low Maintenance
    • Specimen
Hardenbergia comptoniana
  • Lilac Vine
    • Espalier
    • Showy Flowers