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Our Plant List.

Want to know what we plant? You'll find all these plants in our own habitat gardens.

 

These are all California natives, low water, and attract the best pollinators, insects, birds, bees and insects.

 

We've seen everything visit, from hummingbirds to lizards and praying mantis! 

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CALIFORNIA BUCKWHEAT

Eriogonum fasciculatum

  • Perennial shrub

  • 1-6' H x 3' W

  • Summer, Spring, Fall

  • Bees, Birds, Butterflies

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ISLAND MORNING GLORY

Calystegia macrostegia

 

  • Woody perennial vine

  • 1' H x 8-10' W

  • Spring

  • Birds, Lizards

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BUSH SUNFLOWER

Encelia californica

  • Fast-growing shrub

  • 3' H x 5' W

  • Spring, Summer, Fall

  • Butterflies, Bees

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RED-FLOWERED BUCKWHEAT

Eriogonum grande var. rubescens

  • Perennial herb

  • 1' H x 3' W

  • Spring, Summer, Fall

  • Butterflies, Moths, Birds

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SILVER BUSH LUPINE

Lupinus albifrons var. albifrons

  • Shrub

  • 3-5' H x 2-3' W

  • Spring, Summer

  • Butterflies, Moths

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ROCK PHACELIA

Phacelia californica

  • Perennial herb

  • 1' H x 2' W

  • Spring, Summer

  • Butterflies, Bees

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DESERT GLOBE MALLOW

Sphaeralcea ambigua

  • ​Perennial herb

  • 3-5' H x 2-4' W

  • Spring, Winter

  • Bees, Butterflies, Birds

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De La Mina Verbena

Verbena lilacina 'De La Mina'

  • Shrub

  • 2' H x 4' W

  • Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall

  • Butterfly

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PALMER'S INDIAN MALLOW

Abutilon palmeri

  • Shrub

  • 3-8' H x 3-5' W

  • Spring

  • Butterflies, Moths

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WESTERN WHITE CLEMATIS

Clematis ligusticifolia

 

  • Climbing, spreading vine

  • 1-30' H x 2-6" deep

  • Summer

  • Bees, Butterflies

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SEASIDE DAISY

Erigeron glaucus

  • Fast-growing perennial 

  • 1' H x 2' W

  • Spring, Summer, Fall

  • Butterflies, Bees, Birds

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FLANNEL BUSH

Fremontodendron californicum

  • Shrub

  • 20' H x 20' W

  • Summer, Spring

  • Bees, Butterflies

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DEER GRASS

Muhlenbergia rigens

  • Grass

  • 4' H x 4' W

  • Spring

  • Birds, Butterflies

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CLEVELAND SAGE

Salvia clevelandii

  • Shrub

  • 4' H x 4' W

  • Spring, Summer

  • Hummingbirds, B'flies, Insects

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CALIFORNIA ASTER

Symphyotrichum chilense

  • Perennial herb

  • 1-3' H x 3' W

  • Summer

  • Birds, Butterflies, Insects

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CANYON GREY SAGEBRUSH

Artemisia californica

  • Shrub

  • 1' H x 8-10' W

  • Spring

  • Birds, Lizards

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BUSH MONKEY FLOWER

Diplacus aurantiacus

  • Perennial Shrub

  • 5' H x 5' W

  • Winter, Spring, Summer

  • Hummingbirds, Bees

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ST CATHERINE'S LACE

Eriogonum giganteum

  • Showy perennial

  • 1' H x 2' W

  • Spring, Summer, Fall

  • B'flies, Bees, Birds, Mammals

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GUMPLANT

Grindilla stricta

  • Perennial herb

  • 3-5'H x 3-5' W

  • Spring, Summer, Fall

  • Butterflies, Moths

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SHOWY PENSTEMON

Penstemon spectabilis

  • Perennial herb

  • 3-4' H x 2-3' W

  • Spring

  • B'flies, Bees, Hummingbirds

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ELDERBERRY

Sambucus nigra caerula

  • Shrub, Tree

  • 10-20' H x 10-30' W

  • Spring

  • Hummingbirds, Insects, Birds

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Wooly Bluecurls

Trichostema lanatum

  • Shrub

  • 5' H x 10' W

  • Fall, Winter, Spring

  • Humminbirds, Insects

Info and photo credits thanks to Calscape

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