Winter (Blooming) Wonderland!
What to plant right now for a Winter bloom-athon!

Here in coastal California, FALL is the BEST and most horticulturally correct time to plant! Why? Because our rainy season is almost upon us and during our mild Winters temperatures rarely go below freezing.

Knowing this, we always think how sad it would be to let the garden go bloomless all Winter. Especially when here along the coast there are so many plants that happily bloom year-round, putting a smile on your face and providing a Winter nectar source for hungry pollinators. Many Winter blooming annuals will even self-sow, returning again in Spring and beyond to spread their freebie love here and there!

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20% off all plants thru Sunday, October 13!
Plectranthus lanuginosus Alstroemeria hybrid ‘Tricolor’

Plectranthus lanuginosus
Rare and exciting! Electric blue-purple blooms in Winter smother this groundcover from Ethiopia. Showy 4-6" blooms are held above compact, soft and fuzzy foliage October thru February. Growing to 3’x 3', excellent for smothering out the weeds. Easy and fast-growing. Hardy to 25 degrees F.

Alstroemeria hybrid ‘Tricolor’
Blooming front and center almost year-round in our demo gardens, we've gotten a million requests for this pink and white striped beauty – so here you go! To 3' tall and spreading to a 3-4' wide colony, it's EASY in almost any soil. Can tolerate drier conditions and hardy to USDA zone 7.

Ruellia elegans 
“Elegant Ruellia”
Iochroma cyanea 'Royal Blue'
Papaver atlanticum ‘Flore Pleno’

Ruellia elegans
“Elegant Ruellia”

Super reliable and tough, "Elegant Ruellia" gets better and bloomier every year! A long and prolific bloomer, luminous red trumpet flowers appear from May to frost! To 3’ x 3’. Hummers!

Iochroma cyanea 'Royal Blue' EASY and almost everblooming in zones 9 and above, this fast-growing shrub ascends to 8' tall x 5' wide and makes an excellent choice for partly shady side yards. Up to 20 purple trumpets per cluster! Hardy USDA zone 8.

Papaver atlanticum
‘Flore Pleno’

Almost never out of bloom and incredibly tough,
 this perennial Poppy is drought tolerant and not fussy about soil (do give it some drainage). Self-sows reliably. Hardy to USDA zone 5!

Viola odorata 'Duchesse De Parme' Abutilon 'Canary Bird' Salvia purpurea 'Lavender Lace'

Viola odorata 'Duchesse De Parme'
The MOST FRAGRANT of all Violas! An heirloom with roots reaching back to 16th c. Italy, its sweet Violet scent will stop you in your tracks! Almost everblooming in USDA zone 9 and up, hardy USDA zone 7!

Abutilon 'Canary Bird'
An heirloom from Victorian times, ‘Canary Bird’ is prized for its year-round bloom in USDA zones 9-10 (early Summer to frost in 8b). To 8’x 6’ but easily pruned to any size. Bountiful 3” bellflowers are a sweet shade of lemon yellow. Hummers!

Salvia purpurea
'Lavender Lace'

The definition of showy from Fall to Spring!
Chubby 6-10” flower spikes are packed with nectar-rich purple blooms. Large and bushy to 6’ x 7’, it can be kept compact with a twice annual pruning. Deer resistant.

Campanula poscharskyana 'Blue Waterfall'

Anisodontea sp. 'Strybing Beauty'
Do you like feeding bees? How about butterflies? NON-STOP BLOOM, 12-months a year make this one of the best pollinator shrubs we've ever seen, giving you extra karma gardening points. Fast-growing to 6' x 6' with large 3" blooms and handsome fig-leaved foliage. Drought tolerant.

Campanula poscharskyana 'Blue Waterfall'
Smothering itself off and on all season with charming 1” lavender-blue stars, this high-performance selection is the perfect fast growing groundcover in bright shade beds. Super EASY and long-lived. Evergreen/everblooming in mild Winter areas, hardy to USDA zone 4.

LAST CHANCE
for our Fall Sale!
*

All plants 20% OFF
thru Oct. 13 online
and in the nursery!

Plant your sensational Spring garden NOW folks, and you won't be disappointed when you are rewarded with a blissful and blooming garden come April!

Our biggest selection of California natives, plant-now-for-Spring bloomers, killer rarities, cool-season veggies and Winter bloomers are on the tables now and all on SALE!

*Sale ends Sunday, October 13, 2019. Discount taken at checkout, does not extend to previous purchases and cannot be combined with other offers or coupons.

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