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Your California Friendly® Plants

California Poppy

Grows fast, not too tall (about one foot), and loves full sun

Ceanothus Concha

Grows six to eight feet tall and wide, makes an excellent patio border

Cleveland Sage

Blue, lavender or white flowers bloom between May and August

Douglas Iris

Evergreen perennial that tolerates full sun but needs afternoon shade

Matilija Poppy

Slightly scented, attracting butterfly friends. Makes a beautiful floral arrangement

Wendy Alumroot

Very low-maintenance – once established, requires virtually no care


Blooms beautiful reddish flowers, does well in container and rock gardens

Where to Find California Friendly® and Native Plants

We're California Friendly® Plants, we'll fill your garden with native and low-water use plants, perfectly suited to our mild winters and warm, dry summers. We are low maintenance, use little to no water, don’t need soil preparation or fertilizing, and even attract wildlife like birds and butterflies.

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