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Shrubs

(S-1) Shrubs - 3 feet high and less

Scientific Name

Common Name

Native

Calliandra eriophylla

Fairy Duster

Native

Ceanothus ‘Joyce Coulter’

Joyce Coulter California Lilac

Native

Mahonia repens

Creeping Mahonia

Native

Mimulus species

Shrubby Monkey Flower

Native

Salvia brandegii

Brandegee Sage

Native

Trichostema lanatum

Woolly Blue Curls

Native

Zauschneria californica

California Fuchsia

Native

Arctostaphylos ‘Sunset’

Sunset Manzanita

Native

Artemesia californica ‘Montara’

Prostrate California Sagebrush

Native

Ceanothus thysiflorus ‘Skylark’

Blue Blossom Ceanothus

Native

Mimulus longiflorus

Bush MonkeyFlower

Native

Galvezia speciosa

Island Bush Snapdragon

Native

Encelia farinosa

Brittle Bush

Native

Encelia californica

Coast Sunflower

Native

Eriogonum fasciculatum

Common Buckwheat

Native

Isomeris arborea

Bladder Pod

Native

Mahonia repens

Creeping Mahonia

Native

Rhamnus crocea

Redberry

Native

Trichostema lanatum

Woolly Blue Curls

Native

Verbena lilacina ‘De La Mina’

Lilac Verbena

Native

Cistus ‘Sunset’ Sunset Rockrose
Cistus purpureus Orchid Spot Rockrose
Ilex vomitoria ‘Nana’ Dwarf Yaupon
Lavandula stoechas Spanish Lavender
Santolina chamaecyparisus Lavender Cotton
Santolina Virens Green Lavender Cotton
Tulbaghia violacea Society Garlic
Tulbaghia violacea ‘Silver Lace’ Silver Lace Society Garlic
Convolvulus cneorum Bush Morning Glory
Convolvulus mauritanicus Ground Morning Glory
Salvia greggii Autumn Sage
Teucrium chamaedrys Trailing Germander
Rhaphiolepis indica ‘Ballerina’ Indian Hawthorn
Dalea greggii Trailing Indigo Bush
(S-2) Shrubs—3 to 5 feet high

Scientific Name

Common Name

Native

Arctostaphylos ‘Sunset’

Sunset Manzanita

Native

Arctostaphylos ‘Howard McMinn’ Manzanita Native
Ceanothus thrysiflorus ‘Skylark’ Blue Blossom Ceanothus Native
Mahonia aquifolium Oregon Grape Native
Rhamnus californica California Coffeeberry Native

Salvia clevelandii

Cleveland Sage Native
Salvia leucophylla ‘Point Sal’ Purple Leaf Sage Native
Salvia apiana White Sage Native
Isomeris arborea Bladder Pod Native
Carpenteria californica Bush Anemone Native
Eriogonum fasiculatum California Buckwheat Native
Isomeris arborea Bladderpod Native
Ribes indecorum White Flowering Currant Native
Ribes sanguineum Pink Winter Currant Native
Ribes speciosum Fuchsia Flowering Gooseberry Native
Cistus ladanifer Crimson-Spot Rockrose
Cistus purpureus Orchid Rockrose
Rhaphiolepis indica cultivars India Hawthorne
Salvia leucantha Mexican Bush Sage
Senna artemesioides Feathery Cassia
Senna phyllodenia Silver Cassia
Callistemon ‘Little John’ Dwarf Bottlebrush
Correa pulchella Australian Fuchsia
Myrtus communis ‘Compacta’ Dwarf Myrtle
Polygala dalmaisiana Sweet Pea Shrub
Rosa ‘Iceberg’ Iceberg Rose
Salvia greggii Autumn Sage
(S-3) Shrubs 5 feet high or more

Scientific Name

Common Name

Native

Arctostaphylos densiflora ‘Howard McMinn’

Manzanita

Native

Ceanothus ‘Concha’ Wild Lilac Native
Ceanothus ‘Dark Star’ Wild Lilac Native
Ceanothus ‘Snow Flurry’ Wild Lilac Native
Ceanothus ‘Wheeler Canyon’ Wild Lilac Native
Heteromeles arbutifolia Toyon Native
Rhamnus californica ‘Mound San Bruno’ Coffeeberry Native
Lavatera assurgentiflora Island Mallow Native
Rhus ovata Sugar Bush Native
Rhus integrifolia Lemonade Berry Native
Abutilon palmeri Indian Mallow Native
Carpenteria californica Bush Anemone Native
Eriogonum giganteum St. Catherines Lace Native
Fremontodendron ‘Ken Taylor’ Ken Taylor’s Flannel Bush Native
Rosa californica California Wild Rose Native
Prunus illicifolia ssp lyonii Catalina Cherry Native
Ribes speciosum Fuchsia-Flowered Currant Native
Grevillea lanigera Wooly Grevillea
Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Tuscan Blue’ Rosemary
Salvia leucantha Mexican Bush Sage
Westringea fruticans Coast Rosemary
Westringea fruticans ‘Wynabbie Gem’ Coast Rosemary
Arbutus unedo ‘Compacta’ Dwarf Strawberry Tree
Buddleja davidii Butterfly Bush
Feijoa sellowiana Pineapple Guava
Leonotis leonurus Lion’s Tail
Dodonea viscosa ‘Purpurea’ Purple Hop Bush
Leucophyllum frutescens ‘Green Cloud’ Texas Ranger
Phlomis fruticosa Jerusalem Sage
Leptospermum scoparium ‘Ruby Glow’ New Zealand Tea Tree
Leptospermum scoparium ‘Snow White’ New Zealand Tea Tree
Teucrium fruticans Bush Germander
Caesalpinia gilliesii Desert Bird of Paradise
Laveatera thuringiaca Gay Mallow

Perennials

Perennials

Scientific Name

Common Name

Native

Eschscholzia californica California Poppy Native
Iris douglasiana Douglas Iris Native
Penstemon centrantifolium Scarlet Bugler Native
Penstemon heterophyllus Foothill Penstemon Native
Penstemon spectablis Royal Penstemon Native
Phacelia campanularia California Desert Bluebells Native
Sisyrinchium bellum Blue-Eyed Grass Native
Sisyrinchium californicum Golden-Eyed Grass Native
Asclepias speciosa Showy Milkweed Native
Heuchera species Coral Bells Native
Heuchera maxima ‘Wendy’ Island Alum Root Native
Lupinus sparsiflorus Coulter’s Lupine Native
Penstemon ‘Margarita BOP’ Mountain Penstemon Native
Viguiera laciniata California Sunflower Native
Achillea species Yarrow Native
Aquilegia formosa Crimson Columbine Native
Erigeron glaucus ‘Wayne Roderick’ Wayne Roderick Daisy Native
Silene parishii Parish’s Catchfly Native
Romneya coulteri Matilija Poppy Native
Anigozanthos hybrids Kangaroo Paw
Artemesia schmidtiana ‘Silver Mound’ Angel’s Hair
Echinacea purpurea Purple Coneflower
Lychnis coronaria Rose Campion
Penstemon hartwegii hybrids Penstemon
Penstemon eatonii Firecracker Penstemon
Erigeron karvinskianus Santa Barbara Daisy
Gaura lindheimeri Gaura
Limonium perezii Sea Lavender
Tagetes lemmonii Mountain Marigold
Kniphofia uvaria Red Hot Poker
Salvia chaemaedryoides Germander Sage
Gallardia hybrids Blanketflower
Phormium tenax hybrids New Zealand Flax
Salvia guarantica ‘Black and Blue’ Black and Blue Sage
Hemerocallis hybrids Daylily
Hesperaloe parviflora Red Yucca

Ground Cover

Ground Cover

Scientific Name

Common Name

Native

Arctostaphylos ‘John Dourley’

Manzanita

Native

Arctostaphylos ‘Pacific Mist’ Manzanita Native
Ceanothus ‘Yankee Point’ California Lilac Native
Baccharis ‘Parking Strip’ Dwarf Coyote Brush Native
Baccharis ‘Pigeon Point’ Dwarf Coyote Brush Native
Phyla nodiflora Lippia Native
Acacia redolens ‘Desert Carpet’ Acacia
Lantana montevidensis cultivars Lantana
Myoporum parvifolium Myoporum
Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Prostrata’ Dwarf Rosemary
Verbena polystachya
Verbena
Dymondia margaretae Dymondia
Convolvulus mauritanicus Ground Morning Glory
Rosa ‘Flower Carpet’ Flower Carpet Rose

Grasses

Ornamental Grasses

Scientific Name

Common Name

Native

Muhlenbergia rigens

Deer Grass

Native

Nassella pulchra

Purple Needle Grass

Native

Festuca idahoensis

Idaho Fescue

Native

Leymus condensatus ‘Canyon Prince

Blue Wild Rye

Native

Nassella tenuissima Mexican Feather Grass
Calamagrostis ‘Karl Foerster’ Reed Grass
Helictotrichon sempervirens Blue Oat Grass
Pennisetum setaceum ‘Rubrum’ Red Fountain Grass
Muhlenbergia capillaris Pink Muhly
Muhlenbergia linderheimeri Lindheimer’s Muhly
Lawn Substitute

Botanical Name

Common Name

Native

Carex praegracilis (or pansa)

Sedge

Native

Lippia nodiflora

Kurapia

Festuca idahoenis ‘Siskiyou Blue’

Idaho Fescue

Native

Dymondia margaretae

Dymondia

Festuca rubra

Red Fescue

Myoporum parvifolium

Myoporum