Marin Master Gardeners
University of California
Marin Master Gardeners

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’
  • 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’
  • 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

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