Plant of the Month – July

Moonshine Yarrow Achillea taygetea ‘Moonshine’ Plant Form: Semi-evergreen Perennial Water Use: Low Mature Size: 1-2 ft. tall & wide Exposure: Full Sun Bloom Time: Spring – Early Fall (May – Oct) Native to: European parents Hardiness: Cold hardy to <0°F   Moonshine Yarrow combines some of the best hybrid characteristics of the genus, offering felty, blue-gray, fern-like, aromatic foliage with bright yellow flower heads. The flat-topped flower clusters attract butterflies, and make great bouquets of either fresh-cut or dried flowers. […]

Plant of the Month – May 2014

White Sage Salvia apiana   Plant Form: Evergreen Shrub Water Use: Very Low Mature Size: 2-3’ tall x 3-6’ wide (flower stalks add another 2-6’ in height) Exposure: Full Sun Bloom Time: Spring (April – June) Native to: California to Baja California (below 4,500 feet)  Hardiness: Cold Hardy to 15°F   White sage is an aromatic, slow-growing, evergreen shrub prized for a variety of qualities. Gardeners treasure this drought-tolerant native for its beautiful white foliage, almost luminous in the early […]