Matilija Nursery – Specials for the week ending 5/18
Seaside- Erigeron glaucus- low spreading for perennial/flowering borders or meadow garden. Long flowering period-sun in coastal areas to part shade inland.
Indian mallow- Abutilon palmeri- 3’x3′ to 4’x4′ flowering shrub- long flowers all year except winter. Beautiful yellow/orange flowers.
California fuchsia- native to the region -you’ll see it on hikes. Flowers in your garden from early summer through fall. Beautiful red flowers to feed the hummingbirds.
All of our native Penstemons- just going into flower. Bright reds and magenta to feed the hummingbirds. Penstemon etonii, P. spectabilis, P. parryi (Arizona), P. palmeri (fragrant), P. psudospectabilis….
Chocolate daisies- Berlanderia lyrata- 2’x 2′ flowering perennial with flowers that smell like chocolate- not making this up.
Red buckwheat- Eriogonum grande rubescens- Channel Islands native that flowers from late spring through mid-summer then with a little irrigation will flower again in fall.
Also, turn in your old nursery pots for credit against purchase – great way to get rid of your trashy old pots and bring home new plants for the garden!!!