Perennial List P-Z


PAPAVER orientale Baby Kiss
Orange-red flowers patterned with narrow white edges and black spots in the base.
Sun Zones: 4 - 9 Height: 2ft Soil Type: Well drained
 
PAPAVER orientale Little Dancing Girl
Huge softly colored blooms will dance atop more compact than most other Poppies.
Sun Zones: 4 - 5 Height: 20 in Soil Type:
 
PAPAVER orientale Royal Weddings
Papery white shimmering petals with purple-black centers.
Sun Zones: 4 - 5 Height: 2- 3ft Soil Type:
 
PAPAVER orientale Ruffled Patty
Huge lavender-streaked plum-color flowers whose petals are doubled fringed and twisted
Sun to part shade Zones: 4 - 5 Height: 30 in Soil Type:
 
PAPAVER orientale Victoria Louise
Salmon Pink flowers
Shade to part shade Zones: 4 - 9 Height: 2- 3ft Soil Type:
 
PAPAVER orientalis Allegro
A wonderful compact form of the classic scarlet Oriental poppy. With very stiff stems.
Sun Zones: 4 - 9 Height: 20 in Soil Type:
 
PAPAVER orinetale Beauty of Livermore
Deep oxblood red blooms. One of the finest Reds available.
Sun to part shade Zones: 4 - 9 Height: 2 - 3ft Soil Type:
 
PAPAVER rupifragum Flore Pleno
Double flowered terra cotta flowers grace this perennial poppy over a long season of bloom
Sun Zones: 7 - 9 Height: 1 - 2ft Soil Type: well drained
 
PENSTEMON Firebird
Large bell shaped, scarlet flowers from mid summer into autumn
Sun Zones: 7 - 10 Height: 30 in Soil Type: Moist, well drained
 
PENSTEMON Hollyfts White
Pure white trumpet shaped flowers bloom over an extended summer season
Sun Zones: 6 - 9 Height: 3ft Soil Type: well drained
 
PENSTEMON Midnight
Large, deep bluish-purple bell shaped flowers in mid summer to autumn
Sun Zones: 7 - 10 Height: 2ft Soil Type: Moist, well drained
 
PENSTEMON Port Wine
Dark burgundy, wine tubular flowers bloom summer till frost
Sun Zones: 7 - 10 Height: 3ft Soil Type: Moist, well drained
 
PENSTEMON Raven
Spikes of large dark purple red blooms light up the garden from summer till frost
Sun Zones: 6 - 9 Height: 3ft Soil Type: well drained
 
PENSTEMON Ruby
Long lasting, ruby red flowers are a special treat for hummingbirds; blooms throughout the summer
Sun Zones: 6 - 9 Height: 2ft Soil Type: Moist, well drained
 
PENSTEMON campanulatus Ghent
Compact growing Penstemon with purple tubular flowers with magenta throats - great summer color
Sun Zones: 6 - 9 Height: 1ft Soil Type: well drained
 
PENSTEMON heterophyllus Margarita Bop
Medium blue flowers with pink throats shorter in stature than other heterophyllus cultivars
Sun Zones: 6 - 9 Height: 1ft Soil Type: well drained
 
PEROVSKIA Little Spire
Tall, slender lavendar flowers above silver grey foliage compact variety
Sun Zones: 4 - 9 Height: 2ft Soil Type: well drained, drought tolerant
 
PERSICARIA polymorpha
An irresistible new hardy Pennisetum with fiery red highlights!
Sun to part shade Zones: 4 - 9 Height: 6ft Soil Type:
 
PETASITES palmatus Golden Palms
Golden leaves up to 12 in wide light up the bog garden. Also can be grown in less moist situations. Will spread by underground rhizomes.
Sun to part shade Zones: 5 - 9 Height: 16 in Soil Type: moist
 
PHLOMIS russeliana
Soft yellow flowers are borne in tiers along tall stems in early summer attracts pollinators
Sun Zones: 4 - 9 Height: 3 - 4ft Soil Type: well drained, drought tolerant
 
PHYGELIUS Coral Princess
Salmon flowers with a hint of soft yellow in the tubular throat - great for hummingbirds
Sun to part shade Zones: 8 - 10 Height: 2 - 3ft Soil Type: Moist, well drained
 
PHYGELIUS Snow Queen
Snow white flowers from spring into fall on a very compact plant good for containers
Sun to part shade Zones: 8 - 10 Height: 2 - 3ft Soil Type: Moist, well drained
 
PHYGELIUS x rectus Cherry Ripe - CPBRAF
Bright red tubular flowers with a yellow throat provides wonderful color from summer to frost . Attracts hummingbirds
Sun to part shade Zones: 8 - 10 Height: 2ft Soil Type: well drained
 
PHYGELIUS x rectus Moonraker
Pale creamy yellow trumpet shaped flowers in summer
Sun Zones: 8 - 9 Height: 4 - 5ft Soil Type: well drained
 
PHYTEUMA scheuchzeri
In spring produces 1 in round clusters of violet-blue flowers
Sun Zones: 8 - 9 Height: 8 in Soil Type: well drained
 
POLYGONATUM biflorum Solomons Seal
A perfect addition to the shade garden the single white flowers dangle from the underside of the stem. The foliage turns rich shades of yellow in the fall
Shade Zones: 4 - 9 Height: 5ft Soil Type: drought tolerant
 
POLYGONATUM humile
A no fuss woodlander; attractive lance shaped foliage bears small white pendant flowers in spring
Shade to part shade Zones: 5 - 9 Height: 1ft Soil Type: Moist, well drained
 
PRIMULA Francesca
Yellow eyed frilly green flowers last for months in spring
Sun to part shade Zones: 5 - 9 Height: 1ft Soil Type: moist
 
PRIMULA Green Lace
Green frilly flowers last for months - unusual and interesting
Shade to part shade Zones: 7 - 9 Height: 8 in Soil Type: moist
 
PRIMULA beesiana
Tall magenta candelabra primrose is fragrant and beautiful. Blooming in late spring
Part shade Zones: 5 - 9 Height: 2ft Soil Type: Moist, well drained
 
PRIMULA bulleyana
Candelabra primula with whorls of apricot buff and salmon flowers in June & July. Great for moist woodland gardens
Shade to part shade Zones: 6 - 8 Height: 2ft Soil Type: moist
 
PRIMULA capitata Salvana
Deep violet blue flower. Each cluster dusted with silver on top.
Shade to part shade Zones: 4 - 7 Height: 6 in Soil Type: moist
 
PRIMULA denticulata Drumstick primrose
A beautiful and distinct primula with large round flower heads made up by scores of neat florets.
Sun to part shade Zones: 4 - 9 Height: 12 - 18 in Soil Type: Moist, well drained
 
PRIMULA denticulata Confetti Series - Drumstick Primrose
Sun to part shade Zones: 4 - 8 Height: 6 in - 8 i Soil Type:
 
PRIMULA japonica Millerfts Crimson
A terrific candelabra primrose with crimson flowers - perfect for your damp woodland
Shade to part shade Zones: 4 - 8 Height: 18 in Soil Type: moist
 
PRIMULA juliae Jay Jay
Single reddish-purple flowers bloom early heralding the coming of spring
Part shade Zones: 5 - 9 Height: 6 in Soil Type: moist
 
PRIMULA veris Sunset Shades
Blossoms in sunset colors of golden yellow aging to orange and red shades.
Sun to shade Zones: 4 - 9 Height: 16 in Soil Type: Moist
 
PRIMULA vialii
An utterly different and unique primula Dainty eyecatching kniphofia-like flower
Part shade Zones: 5 - 9 Height: 1- 2ft Soil Type:
 
PULMONARIA Diane Claire
Large violet blue, long lasting funnel shaped flower clusters. Blooms ealrly spring.
Shade to part shade Zones: 6 - 9 Height: 18 in Soil Type: Moist, well drained
 
PUYA alpestris
This pineapple relative adds texture to your garden - amazing turquoise flowers in late spring - after approx. 6 years. Be aware that leaves are very sharp - so site accordingly!
Sun to part shade Zones: 9 - 11 Height: 3ft Soil Type: sharply drained
 
RODGERSIA henrici
Zones: 0 - 0 Height: Soil Type:
 
SALVIA argentea
Silver wooly foliage is the main attraction for this salvia needs well drained soils!
Sun Zones: 6 - 9 Height: 2ft Soil Type: well drained
 
SALVIA chamaedryoides X S. microphylla
Soft purple flowers from summer to fall a new garden hybrid from France
Sun Zones: 8 - 10 Height: 2ft Soil Type: well drained
 
SALVIA greggii Dark Dancer
Deep raspberry red flowers throughout the summer months attract hummingbirds and butterflies
Sun Zones: 6 - 9 Height: 3 - 4ft Soil Type: well drained
 
SALVIA greggii Flame
Brilliant red flowers contrast against the dark green foliage long bloom season
Sun Zones: 6 - 9 Height: 2ft Soil Type: well drained
 
SALVIA greggii San Takao
Shell pink flowers bloom through out the summer and fall - great to attract hummingbirds
Sun Zones: 6 - 9 Height: 2ft Soil Type: well drained
 
SALVIA gregii Navajo Salmon Red
Large orange red flowers throughout the summer very showy!
Sun Zones: 6 - 9 Height: 1 - 2ft Soil Type: well drained
 
SALVIA gregii Nuevo Leon
Deep purple flowers bloom through out the summer and fall drought tolerant
Sun Zones: 6 - 9 Height: 2ft Soil Type: well drained
 
SALVIA guaranitica
Deep blue flowers over a long period of time protect from excessive winter moisture
Sun Zones: 7 - 10 Height: 5ft Soil Type: moist, fertile soil
 
SALVIA guaranitica Argentine Skies
Sky blue flowers in late summer combine well with the oranges and reds of many fall blooming perennials
Sun Zones: 7 - 10 Height: 4ft Soil Type: well drained
 
SALVIA guaranitica Black and Blue
Cobalt blue flowers emerge from black calyxes from mid summer to frost - eye catching in any garden!
Sun Zones: 6 - 9 Height: 3ft Soil Type: well drained
 
SALVIA melliflora Black Sage
Both the leaves and the flowers have a strong fragrance making the plant pleasant to have in areas where people congregate such as benches and decks.
Shade to part shade Zones: 7 - 10 Height: 3-4ft Soil Type: Drought tolerant
 
SALVIA microphylla Hot Lips
Bicolored red and white blooms throughout the summer attracts wildlife to your garden
Sun Zones: 6 - 9 Height: 3ft Soil Type: well drained
 
SALVIA microphylla La Foux
Red blooms continue through out the summer to entice your hummingbird friends
Sun Zones: 8 - 10 Height: 3ft Soil Type: well drained
 
SALVIA microphylla Red Velvet
Large deep velvety red flowers bloom from summer to fall attracts hummingbirds to your garden
Sun Zones: 8 - 10 Height: 3ft Soil Type: well drained
 
SALVIA microphylla San Carlos Festival
Wow! This stunning deep pink salvia blooms through out the summer - the hummers love it!
Sun Zones: 7 - 10 Height: 18 in Soil Type: well drained
 
SALVIA nemerosa Plumosa
Plume- like dusty rose blooms are good for cutting cut back after 1st blooms for repeat blooming
Sun Zones: 4 - 9 Height: 18 in Soil Type: well drained, drought tolerant
 
SALVIA nemorosa Pink Friesland - USPA
Deep rosy pink flowers on a compact bushy plant give you loads of color through out the summer
Sun Zones: 4 - 9 Height: 12 - 18 in Soil Type: well drained
 
SALVIA nemorosa Snow Hill
Masses of white blooms. A very attractive perennial with an exceptional blooming period.
Sun to part shade Zones: 4 - 9 Height: 12 in - 18 Soil Type: well drained
 
SALVIA patens Blue Angel
Tender perennial. Beautiful gentian blue flowers. Butterflies and hummingbirds find very enticing.
Sun Zones: 8 - 9 Height: 2-3ft Soil Type:
 
SALVIA sinaloensis
Gentian blue flowers contrast with the purple green foliage of this low growing salvia
Sun Zones: 8 - 9 Height: 1ft Soil Type: Moist, well drained
 
SALVIA X sylvestris Caradonna
Violet blue flowers through out the summer and fall if cut back once a month!
Sun to part shade Zones: 5 - 9 Height: 18 in Soil Type: well drained
 
SANGUINARIA canadensis Multiplex
Fabulous double white flowers are a sure sign of spring lovely blue green foliage follows
Shade to part shade Zones: 4 - 9 Height: 6 in Soil Type: moist fertile
 
SCHIZOSSTYLIS coccinea
Shades of red & pink gladiolus-like blooms light up the late fall/early winter garden
Sun Zones: 6 - 9 Height: 2ft Soil Type: well drained
 
SCHIZOSTYLIS coccinea Pallida
Light pink gladiolus-like blooms light up the late fall/early winter garden
Sun Zones: 6 - 9 Height: 2ft Soil Type: Moist, well drained
 
SPEGELIA marilandica
Bright red trumpets with brilliant yellow throats. Voted one of the top 10 Hummingbird plants.
Sun to part shade Zones: 7 - 9 Height: 12 - 18 in Soil Type: Moist, well drained
 
STACHYS byzantina
Plant lamb’s ears in a dry sunny place where you can pet it as you walk. Pink/purple flower.
Shade to part shade Zones: 4 - 9 Height: 1 - 2ft Soil Type: well drained
 
STYLOPHORUM diphyllum Celandine Poppy
Bright golden poppies bloom from late spring to early summer; an excellent woodland poppy. Drought tolerant once established
Shade to part shade Zones: 7 - 9 Height: 1ft Soil Type: moist, humus, rich
 
STYLOPHORUM lasiocarpum
Yellow flowers light up a shady border from late spring into summer soft mounds of attractive foliage
Shade to part shade Zones: 6 - 9 Height: 18 in Soil Type: drought tolerant
 
TEUCRIUM fruticans
Silver evergreen foliage with light blue flowers in spring this is very deer and bunny resistant!
Sun to part shade Zones: 8 - 11 Height: 3 - 5ft Soil Type: well drained
 
THALICTRUM Black Stockings
Large lavender pink flowers look like powder puffs above nearly black stems on this sturdy meadow rue
Sun to part shade Zones: 5 - 9 Height: 4ft Soil Type: moist rich
 
THALICTRUM rochebrunianum Lavender Mist Meadow Rue
Hundreds of lavender pink flowers create a cloud of summer color on upright sturdy stems
Part shade Zones: 6 - 8 Height: 6ft Soil Type: moist, well drained
 
TRADESCANTIA Sweet Kate
Sulfur yellow foliage with deep violet flowers bloom for weeks. The foliage lightens up in dark shade
Shade to part shade Zones: 4 - 9 Height: 15 in Soil Type: moist well drained
 
TRICYRTIS Sinonome
Rated one of the top toad lilies. Clusters of 1 in purple and white speckled flowers.
Shade to part shade Zones: 6 - 9 Height: 2 - 3ft Soil Type: Moist
 
TRICYRTIS hirta Miyazaki Hybrids
Late blooming orchid like flower makes this plant unique in the garden.
Sun to part shade Zones: 4 - 5 Height: 2ft Soil Type:
 
VERBASCUM Lavender Lass - PPAF
Lavender pink flower spikes bloom continuously throughout the summer months on this compact growing Verbascum
Sun Zones: 5 - 9 Height: 18 in Soil Type: well drained
 
VERONICA Giles van Hees
A dwarf veronicia loaded with spiky medium pink flowers in June and July excellent for a front border
Sun to part shade Zones: 4 - 9 Height: 6 in Soil Type: well drained
 
VERONICA longifolia
Forms branched spikes of darkViolet blue flowers. Great for adding long season color to borders.
Sun to part shade Zones: 4 - 9 Height: 2 - 3ft Soil Type:
 
VERONICA longifolia Sonja
A tall upright selection with fuchsia pink flower spikes that donftt need staking. Good cut flower
Sun Zones: 4 - 8 Height: 2ft Soil Type: well drained
 
ZAUSCHNERIA Silver Select
Like Flame on Metal-Scarlet flowers on this low ground cover keep the hummingbirds in your garden.
Sun Zones: 7 - 9 Height: 18 in Soil Type: Well - drained
 
ZAUSCHNERIA californica
Bright scarlet tubular flowers bloom in mid summer through autumn
Sun Zones: 6 - 10 Height: 1ft Soil Type: drought tolerant, well drained
 
ZAUSCHNERIA californica Solidarity Pink
Pale pink flowers bloom non stop through-out the summer
Sun Zones: 7 - 10 Height: 6 in Soil Type: drought tolerant, well drained
 
ZAUSCHNERIA garrettii Orange Carpet
Orange/red fuchsia like flowers bloom from July to September on this carpeting drought tolerant gem
Sun Zones: 5 - 9 Height: 1ft Soil Type: well drained, drought tolerant
 
ZAUSCHNERIA septentriondlis Mattole Select - California Fuchsia
Silvery gray leaves are the perfect foil to the bright crimson red flowers in late summer to fall
Sun Zones: 6 - 10 Height: 8 in Soil Type: drought tolerant, well drained