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Native Perennials



 

Sisyrinchium bellum  Blue-eyed Grass   
Petite and attractive member of the iris family, largely drought-tolerant with cheerful blue flowers throughout the spring and summer. Mix them in with bunchgrasses. 
Qty:
(15)  4" pot   5.00 
Qty:
(25)  3" rose pot   5.00 

Sisyrinchium bellum 'California Skies'  Blue-eyed Grass   
Petite and attractive member of the iris family, largely drought-tolerant with cheerful blue flowers throughout the spring and summer. Mix them in with bunchgrasses. 
Qty:
(9)  1 gal   12.00 

Sisyrinchium bellum 'Fort Bragg'  Blue-Eyed Grass   
Petite and attractive member of the iris family, largely drought-tolerant with cheerful blue flowers throughout the spring and summer. This variety is more compact and tidy than the straight species, thus prized by horticulture. 
Qty:
(4)  1 gal   14.00 

Sisyrinchium bellum 'Rocky Point'  Blue-Eyed Grass   
Petite and attractive member of the iris family, largely drought-tolerant with cheerful blue flowers throughout the spring and summer. This variety is more compact and tidy than the straight species, thus prized by horticulture. 
Qty:
(4)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(4)  4" pot   7.00 

Sisyrinchium californicum  Yellow-eyed Grass   
Named "californicum" for the Golden State, this iris relative likes moist streambanks and only opens its flowers in full sun. Easy in those conditions; goes dormant in winter. 
Qty:
(41)  5" tree band   5.00 
Qty:
(58)  4" pot   5.00 

Sisyrinchium californicum  Yellow-eyed Grass  Habitat Potential 
Named "californicum" for the Golden State, this iris relative likes moist streambanks and only opens its flowers in full sun. Easy in those conditions; goes dormant in winter. 
Qty:
(1)  deepot   10.00 

Native Grasses



 

Agrostis pallens  Bentgrass   
A delicate spreading grass with attractive flowers, often found scrambling up shrubs but it makes a nice thick meadow grass too. Regular mowing makes a fine manicured turf. -call ahead to order, plugs not kept onsite- 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal   10.00 

Calamagrostis foliosa  Leafy Reedgrass  North Coast 
Showy plumes on a clean looking bunch grass - foliage is a striking textural deep blue green with seasonal red tinging. Occurs on north coast sandstone, serpentine and pine forests. 
Qty:
(6)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(1)  4" pot   6.00 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   12.00 

Danthonia californica  California Oat Grass   
This grass is a sleeper. You might think it's a bit ratty & odd but it is tough & consistent and takes traffic easily. The clumps grow slowly with leaves that lay down flat so no need to mow other than the flower heads when they dry. 
Qty:
(100)  shipping box   40.00 
Qty:
(1200)  plug   1.45 

Deschampsia caespitosa  Tufted Hairgrass   
Local San Francisco form of the gorgeous mid-sized coastal bunchgrass with a light, tufted texture and showy bloom. The color on this selection is effervescent, even sublime. 
Qty:
(100)  shipping box   40.00 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(25)  D16   4.00 

Deschampsia caespitosa.  Tufted Hairgrass   
A gorgeous mid-sized coastal bunchgrass with a light, tufted texture and showy bloom. 
Qty:
(100)  shipping box   40.00 

Deschampsia elongata  Slender Hairgrass  Presidio, SF 
 
Qty:
(42)  4" pot   4.00 
Qty:
(4)  deepot   8.00 
Qty:
(116)  2" rose pot   3.00 

Distichlis spicata  Salt Grass  San Francisco 
Looks and acts like Bermuda Grass with vigorous spreading rhizomes. Tolerates foot traffic, salt water and fresh water innundation, clay and probably dog pee. The strongly pattered leaves are eye catching. 
Qty:
(13)  1 gal   8.00 

Elymus californicus  California Bottlebrush Grass  Bay Area 
Elymus californicus spreads slightly from the base and has a tall delicate reflexing spike that gives it the bottlebrush name. It does well in dry shade under Redwoods, Douglas Fir, Oaks, and generally shady sites with filtered light. Don't overwater. 
Qty:
(11)  1 gal   12.00 

Glyceria striata  Fowl Mannagrass   
A common, spreading grass from 2-3 feet tall for wet places. The genus name is Greek for "sweet," from the taste of the grain. 
Qty:
(4)  1 gal   10.00 
Qty:
(8)  5" tree band   4.00 
Qty:
(35)  2" rose pot   3.00 

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Koeleria macrantha  June Grass  Bay Area 
A medium-size bunchgrass with an effervescent habit -- the light-green blades seem to lift themselves into the breeze. Lovely seedheads are held tight, like stalks of wheat. A local, desirable, beautiful, highly emblematic Bay Area grass. 
Qty:
(7)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(9)  3" rose pot   5.00 

Leymus mollis  Beach grass   
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Qty:
(1)  1 gal   10.00 
Qty:
(3)  15 gal   30.00 

Melica californica  Oniongrass  Bay Area 
My favorite grass. Glistens in the sun and dances in the breeze. Likes sun and sharp draining rocky soils, and will go dormant in summer but still has an attractive golden silvery seed heads until the rains. Fresh growth makes a beautiiful fine textured clump.  
Qty:
(7)  1 gal   10.00 

Muhlenbergia asperifolia  Scratchgrass Muhly   
Fine textured with the stems & flowers laying down, great for a rock garden and makes a beautiful uniform spreading meadow. 
Qty:
(12)  5" tree band   5.00 

Muhlenbergia rigens  Deer Grass   
Large clumping grass makes balls of leaves to 3 feet and spikes of flowers beyond. Generally occurs near water but drought tolerant in gardens. 
Qty:
(3)  5 gal   36.00 
Qty:
(1)  plug   2.00 
Qty:
(6)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(25)  4" pot   5.00 
Qty:
(6)  1 gal   14.00 

Nassella lepida  Foothill Needle Grass   
This species is smaller than Purple Needle grass, more suitable for a small garden. Beatiful shimmering in the wind, backlit. 
Qty:
(4)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(13)  5" tree band   5.00 
Qty:
(5)  tree pot   10.00 

Nassella pulchra  Purple Needle Grass  Oakland 
The official state grass (and formerly known to old-school native plant aficionados as Stipa pulchra), purple needlegrass is a wild and wooly bunchgrass suitable for meadows and pastures. The long purple florets look lovely swaying in the breeze, but don't plant them too near a path, where they will likely flop over and block traffic. 
Qty:
(5)  5" tree band   5.00 
Qty:
(7)  1 gal   10.00 

Nassella pulchra.  Purple Needle Grass   
 
Qty:
(8)  3" rose pot   6.00 
Qty:
(12)  4" pot   5.00 
Qty:
(10)  plug   2.00 
Qty:
(25)  D16   4.00 

Poa secunda  Pine Bluegrass  East Bay 
Beautiful fine textured small bunchgrass. Goes dormant in the dry season. AKA Poa scabrella.  
Qty:
(22)  3" rose pot   5.00 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   10.00 

Scirpus cernuus  Fiberoptic Grass   
 
Qty:
(1)  2" rose pot   2.00 
Qty:
(6)  5" tree band   5.00 

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Sod: Agrostis pallens  Bentgrass   
A delicate spreading grass with attractive flowers, often found scrambling up shrubs but it makes a nice thick meadow grass too. Regular mowing makes a fine manicured turf. 
Qty:
(94)  sod delivery   60.00 
Qty:
(466)  sq. ft. sod   4.00 
Qty:
(99)  sod installation   500.00 

Triglochin maritima  Seaside Arrowgrass   
Brackish or fresh water wetland plant with bizzare tentacle-like flowers. 
Qty:
(1)  2 gal   0.00 


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