Cal Hort Seed Exchange 2001

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Thanks to those who donated seed for the exchange this year, without whose participation this program would not be possible, and whose initials in the list below indicate their expressed willingness to be contacted about the plants from which the donated seed came and the conditions under which they grow: Rhoda Alvarez, Susan Ashley (SA), Alice Bachelder (AB*), Elizabeth Bade (EB), Alan Baker (AB#), The Ruth Bancroft Garden (RBG), Christi Carter (CC), Betsy Clebsch (BC), Deb Connell (DC), Kathy Echols (KE), Tom Eltzroth - Cal Poly (TE), David Feix (DF), Wally Gorell (WG), Katherine Henwood (KH), Ed Holm (EH), Ginny Hunt (GH), Irene Isgur (II), Mary Sue Ittner (MSI), Dean Kelch (DK), Daisy Mah (DM*), Don Mahoney (DM#), Roz Maisel (RM), Charlotte Masson (CM), David Norton (DN), Sharon Patrician, Bruce Peters (BP), Rosemary Pierce, Katherine Pyle (KP), Quarry Hill Botanical Garden (QH), Roger Raiche (RR), Carla Reiter (CR), Wayne Roderick (WR), Josh Schechtel, Marthe Smith, Barbara Stevens (BS), Andy Stone - Strybing Arboretum (AS), Ray Tivol (RT), Richard Wagner (RW), Bob Werra (BW), G. Winsemius, Kristin Yanker-Hansen (KYH), and those whose gratefully received donations remain anonymous. Nomenclature and descriptions are those given by these donors.

1. Abelmoschus manihot (KYH): ornamental okra; tropical but root hardy at 15F; flowers creamy yellow with purple center, first year from seed; picture in April/May/June Pacific Horticulture

2. Abelmoschus moscheutos (WG)

3. Abutilon palmeri (TE & KYH): desert abutilon with soft gray leaves and bright golden flowers that, unlike hybrids, stay upright; can not take cold and wet at the same time, so shelter from winter rain

4. Abutilon hyb. (KYH): seed parent is megapotamicum, probably the hardiest of all the abutilons, blooming - flowers yellow with red calyx - through cold winters even after losing all its leaves; tall grower, needs frequent pruning once established

5. Abutilon hyb. (KYH): seed parent is White Parasol; creamy white flowers

6. Abutilon hyb. (KYH): seed parent has very deep pink flowers

7. Abutilon hyb. (KYH): seed parent is Little Red Imp

8. Acacia provissima (KYH): shrub with unusual round leaves that cling to branches, bloom in March, beautiful mahogany colored bark; let seed soak in boiling water until seed plumps

9. Acacia stenophila (KYH): Shoe String Acacia with evergreen leaves like shoe strings, nearly year round bloom, wonderful light shade; grows with no water; let seed soak in boiling water until seed plumps, refreshing boiling water if necessary

10. Acacia vestia (BC)

11. Aechmea bromelifolia (DF): foliage gray-green with black-tipped spines and leaf edges, narrow tubular vase form; good rock garden or container plant for full sun

12. Agapanthus inapertus (DM#): to 6'; blue flowers

13. Agastache anisata

14. Agastache hyb. (CC): parent 'Apricot Sunrise'

15. Agrostemma milas (DF): annual; showy purple flowers on stems to 2' in Summer

16. Alcea rosea (RM): Hollyhock to 9'; single pink flowers 3" across

17. Alcea rosea (AB*): Hollyhock; parent flowers pink with maroon center; not reliably true from seed

18. Alcea rosea (KE): flowers yellow with pink eye

19. Alcea rosea (AB#): very dark purple flowers

20. Alcea rosea (SA): Black Hollyhock

21. Aleurites moluccana: Candlenut Tree, Kukui Nut Tree; large evergreen to 60' in the tropics; pale green palmate leaves, new foliage has frosted appearance; hard shelled nut often made into jewelry; may help germination to use bottom heat at about 80F

22. Allium dichlamydeum (DM#): California native

23. Allium hyalinum (MSI): California native bulb, better chance of success if refrigerated and planted next fall

24. Allium peninsulare (MSI): California native bulb, better chance of success if refrigerated and planted next fall

25. Allium tuberosum?: Japanese Chives; germinate better in the dark

26. Aloe sp. (DF): similar to A. ciliaris but with yellow flowers at any time of year; clumping growth to 5' tall with narrow leaves all along stem

27. Alstroemeria psittacina (DC)

28. Alstroemeria hyb. 'Ligtu' (DF): herbaceous perennial deciduous in Summer and Fall; two-toned flowers in shades of orange, pink, yellow, red on stems to 5' in May or June

29. Angelica archangelica (KE): originally from Betty Rollins’s garden

30. Angelica archangelica (WG)

31. Angelica atropurpurea

32. Angelica pachycarpa (RR): showy biennial, with exceedingly glossy foliage on first year rosette, dramatic flowering spike the second season; self-sows.

33. Angelica pubescens (QH): to 6'

34. Angelica 'Vicar's Mead' (SA): biennial to 5'; purple-brown leaves, pink flowers

35. unidentified (AB#): like Queen Anne's Lace, to 2', with bronze-purple leaves and white flowers in umbels

36. Antirrhinum hyb.: tubular apricot flowers

37. Aptenia cordifolia (RW)

38. Aquilegia caerulea & formosa mixed (AB*)

39. Aquilegia hyb. (KH)

40. Arisaema yunnanense (QH)

41. Asclepias currasavica (WG)

42. Asclepias curassavica 'Silky Gold'

43. Asclepias fasciculare (KE): cold stratify for three months

44. Atriplex hortensis (DM*): purple leaves

45. Austrostipa ramosissima (TE): Australian Plume Grass

46. Bartletina sordida (DF): choice shrub, small form to 8' tall; sporadic bloom year round, lavender flowers like ageratum; foliage turns purplish with part sun; tender to frost

47. Berberis dictyophylla (QH)

48. Betula albosinensis (QH)

49. Bidens ferulifolia (AB*): perennial; trailing habit, sun, moisture, fine foliage and yellow flowers

50. Bloomeria crocea (WR)

51. Bomarea hirtella (RW)

52. Bothriochloa barbinodis (TE): Cane Bluestem - Beard Grass

53. Brachychiton rupestris (RBG)

54. Brodiaea terrestris (MSI): California native bulb, better chance of success if refrigerated and planted next fall

55. Brugmansia sanguinea (WG)

56. Brugmansia 'Charles Grimaldi' (CR & WG)

57. Caesalpinia (= Poinciana) pulcherrima: Dwarf Poinciana, Peacock Flower, Pride of Barbados, Ohai Alii (Hawaii), Caballero (Philippines), Lau-pa (Samoa), Sacred Tree of Shiva (India); semi-evergreen shrub to 9' high and wide; clusters of red to red-orange flowers on branch tips in Summer; finely cut leaves; plants may need some protection until established with mature hard wood; may help germination to use bottom heat at about 80F

58. Calochortus albus (BW)

59. Calochortus amabilis (BW)

60. Calochortus amoenus (BW)

61. Calochortus argillosus (BW)

62. Calochortus catalinae (BW): pinkish flower

63. Calochortus luteus (MSI & BW): California native bulb, better chance of success if refrigerated and planted next fall

64. Calochortus splendens (BW)

65. Calochortus venustus (BW)

66. Calochortus venustus v. sanguineus (BW): spectacular scarlet flower

67. Calochortus vestae (BW): lavender flower

68. Calochortus vestae (MSI): California native bulb, white flower, better chance of success if refrigerated and planted next fall

69. Calochortus vestae (RW): collected in northeast Mendocino County

70. Calochortus weedii (BW)

71. Camassia leichtlinii (EH)

72. Camellia japonica hyb. (DK)

73. Campanula lactiflora

74. Canna edulis (BP): to 6' with small, amazingly red flowers; roots are edible; sun or part shade

75. Canna hyb.

76. Cardiospermum halicacabum (II): Balloon Vine, from South America; annual or biennial

77. Carex tumulicola (DF): Berkeley Sedge; California native; to 1' tall; sun or shade; drought tolerant; can be mown

78. Caryota mitis: Clustered Fishtail Palm; slow growing to 25' with basal offshoots clustered around the trunk; indoors or outdoors with protecting overhang in area with very mild winters; may help germination to use bottom heat at about 80F

79. Cassia sp. (KE): from Argentina; to 5'x5'; showy shiny green leaves; long bloom of yellow flowers

80. Centaurea rothrockii (GH)

81. Ceratotheca triloba (DM*): summer annual related to sesame; tubular white or pink flowers

82. Cercis occidentalis (KYH)

83. Cercis occidentalis (AB*): Western Redbud; California native, source NE Napa County, Putah Creek; deciduous small tree to 20'; sun to part shade; dry, drainage, winter rain; magenta flowers in early spring before leaves

84. Cercis occidentalis (RW): collected in northeast Mendocino County

85. Ceropegia woodii (EH): Rosary Vine

86. Chasmanthe aethiopica (MSI): South African bulb, better chance of success if refrigerated and planted next fall

87. Chlorogalum pomeridianum (RW): collected in northeast Mendocino County

88. Chrysanthemum coronaria (RW)

89. Clarkia gracilis albicaule (RM): flowers lavender, white with red eye; for sun

90. Clarkia rubicunda (MSI): open pollinated

91. Clarkia unguiculata (II): Elegant Clarkia, California native

92. Clematis ternifolia? (DC): Sweet Autumn Clematis

93. Cleome hassleriana (RW)

94. Cleome spinosa (EH): Spider Flower; to 6'; pink flowers

95. Coffea arabica: native to east Africa; container plant for patio or large well-lit room, or may be grown outdoors in partial shade with protection from frost; germination may take six to eight months, may help germination to use bottom heat at about 80F; use same soil mix and culture as for camellias

96. Colyledon orbiculare (DM#)

97. Coreopsis tinctoria (RW)

98. Cornus capitata (DF): Evergreen Dogwood

99. Cosmos bipinnatus 'Dazzler' (RW)

100. Crassula falcata (WG)

101. Crinodendron patagua (DF): from Chile; evergreen tree with fine textured foliage; white flowers in mid Summer

102. Crocosmia 'Lucifer' (WG)

103. Cuphea ignea

104. Cuphea sp. (AS): from Chiapas; annual to 3'

105. Cycas revoluta: Sago Palm; germination may require patience

106. Cyperus testaceae (DF): similar to C. alternifolius but taller and more refined; for sun or shade or water garden; introduced by Gary Hammer

107. Dahlia sp. (DM#): tree type; blooms spring and fall

108. Dahlia 'Jack-O-Lantern' (WG): open pollinated

109. Dahlia 'Janna' (WG): open pollinated

110. Dahlia hyb. (DC): dark leaves, purple stems, deep orange single flowers

111. Dasylirion quadrangulatum (= longissimum) (DK)

112. Delphinium cardinale (MSI): from red flowered form, better chance of success if refrigerated and planted next fall

113. Delphinium cardinale (MSI): from yellow flowered form, better chance of success if refrigerated and planted next fall

114. Delphinium menziesii (MSI): nice blue color, bloomed first year from fall sowing

115. Delphinium variegatum (MSI): California native, better chance of success if refrigerated and planted next fall

116. Dianella intermedia (DF): to 2' tall; deep blue berries in Summer; part sun or full shade; smaller and better behaved than D. tasmanica

117. Dianella tasmanica (DF): grassy clumping leaves to 3'; spikes to 5' with blue flowers followed by purple berries; sun or shade; roots run

118. Dianthus superbus (QH)

119. Dichelostemma ida-maia (MSI): California native bulb, better chance of success if refrigerated and planted next fall

120. Dichelostemma multiflorum (MSI): California native bulb, better chance of success if refrigerated and planted next fall

121. Dierama pulcherrima (AS & KH)

122. Diospyros 'Fuyu' (WG)

123. Diospyros virginiana (WG)

124. Dodecatheon clevelandii (KH): Shooting Star

125. Dodecatheon media (AB#): white flowers on long stems; wonderful garden specimen plant

126. Dodonaea viscosa (RW)

127. Dombeya burgessiae (nyassica?) (DF): large shrub or small tree; flowers in showy everblooming pink clusters; from Steve Brigham

128. Eccremocarpus scaber

129. Eccremocarpus scaber (II): Chilean Glory Flower; vine with red flowers

130. Embothrium coccineum (DF): proteaceous shrub to 12', scarlet flowers in late spring, originally from Harland Hand's garden

131. Epipactus gigantea (WR)

132. Eragrostis curvula (TE): Weeping Love Grass

133. Erigeron glaucus (TE): Seaside Daisy

134. Eriogonum grande v. rubescens (TE): San Miguel Island Buckwheat

135. Eryngium maritimum (WG)

136. Eryngium planum (CC)

137. Erysimum sp. (AB#): California native; long bloom, flowers very pale yellow; can tolerate some water; rock garden

138. Erythrina crista-galli

139. Erythronium helenae (WR)

140. Eschscholzia californica (AB*): "Thai Silk" flowers with crinkly petals, soft orange to apricot

141. Ferraria unicinata (MSI): South African bulb, better chance of success if refrigerated and planted next fall

142. Fibigia (= Farsetia) clypeata (WR): grown for seed pods

143. Foeniculum vulgare 'Purpurescens' (RW)

144. Francoa sonchifolia (DF): Maiden's Wreath; herbaceous perennial; part sun or full shade; lavender flowers in spikes to 4' in May or June

145. Freesia alba (MSI): South African bulb, can naturalize in coastal areas, better chance of success if refrigerated and planted next fall

146. Freesia (= Anomatheca )(= Laperousia) laxa (AB* & RT): bulb to 1', salmon flowers in spring; summer dormant, tolerates drought; reseeds

147. Fritillaria biflora v. biflora (= syn. roderickii) (MSI): California native bulb, better chance of success if refrigerated and planted next fall

148. Fritillaria thunbergia (AB#): Climbing Fritillary; flowers brownish-yellow, mottled; easy

149. Fuchsia boliviana alba (DF): tender shrub to 15'; flowers white with pink tips; showy large fuzzy leaves to 7"; easy in cool foggy climate

150. Fuchsia boliviana 'Red' (DF): tender shrub to 15'; deep red flowers in 4" clusters; resistant to Brazilian fuchsia mite; showy even out of bloom

151. Gaillardia grandiflora 'Goblin' (RW)

152. Gasteria nitida v. armstrongii (DK)

153. Gladiolus carmineus (MSI): South African bulb, blooms fall before leaves, better chance of success if refrigerated and planted next fall

154. Gypsophila elegans (CC): Baby's Breath

155. Habranthus robustus (EH)

156. Helianthus angustifolius (KYH): although native to American swamps, grows well in garden with average water; a wonderful September and October bloomer that displays beautiful deep golden sunflowers with a dark eye

157. Helianthus "Italian White" (BP): branching creamy-white sunflower to 6' in good soil and full sun

158. Helianthus maximillianii (KYH): dry prairie perennial sunflower to 6'; can be unwatered even in hot inland gardens; blooms late September and early October, when it may need to be staked; some reseeding, but not aggressively

159. Heracleum lanatum (DF): Giant Cow Parsnip; California native; herbaceous perennial; leaves to 2' across; white flowers on stem to 8' in late Spring

160. Hesperantha bachmanii (MSI): South African bulb, better chance of success if refrigerated and planted next fall

161. Hesperantha cucullata (MSI): South African bulb, white fragrant flowers open late afternoon, better chance of success if refrigerated and planted next fall

162. Heteromeles arbutifolia (RW): collected in northeast Mendocino County

163. Heuchera maxima (SA)

164. Hibiscus coulterii (KYH): desert hibiscus with flowers about 2" across, yellow with deep maroon markings, in Autumn; Greg Starr recommends soaking seeds in Drano until the fuzz falls off to help germination

165. Hibiscus trionum (BC & BS)

166. Idesia polycarpa (QH)

167. Impatiens balfourii (DC & DF): easy annual to 5'; sun or part shade; flowers white and lavender in Summer and Autumn

168. Ipomea 'Grandpa Otts' (KE): annual Morning Glory to 10’, flowers purple with red star in center; do not soak seeds

169. Iris confusa (QH)

170. Iris douglasiana (SA): collected in Santa Cruz County

171. Iris douglasiana (SA): deep blue flowers

172. Iris ensata (QH)

173. Iris forrestii (QH)

174. Iris longipetala (AS): California native

175. Isotoma axillaris: white flowers

176. Ixia maculata (II): mixed

177. Ixia monadelpha (WR)

178. Jacaranda mimosifolia

179. Knautia macedonica (KYH): perennial scabiosa relative with reddish flowers

180. Koelreuteria paniculata (QH & RW)

181. Lathyrus latifolia (RW)

182. Lathyrus odorata (WR)

183. Lavatera arborea variegata (BP): very popular in England, less known here; sun to part shade; fast growth; heavily variegated 4" leaves on 8' single-trunked "tree"; parrots said to like the seeds

184. Lavatera assurgentiflora (KYH): California coastal native mallow that grows quite well in inland gardens and is hardy at 15F; grows with minimum water and survives drought though it may defoliate; with water will bloom nearly all year with deep reddish-pink flowers

185. Lavatera trimestris 'Mont Blanc' (DM*)

186. Leonotis dysophylla (KE)

187. Lepechinia hastata (AB*): California native to 4' tall for sun or part shade, moist or dry; magenta flowers, easy from seed

188. Lewisia cotyledon (WR)

189. Ligularia dentata 'Desdemona' (WG)

190. Lilium humboldtii (WR)

191. Lilium pardalinum: Leopard Lily, native to the Sierra; spectacular flowers with petals strongly reflex, orange-red with crimson tip; anthers reddish, pollen orange

192. Lilium regale (SA & DM*)

193. Lilium sp. (QH): looks like L. speciosum

194. Linaria purpurea (CM)

195. Lotus corniculata (RW): collected in San Mateo County

196. Lychnis coronaria (RW)

197. Macademia integrifolia: Macademia Nut; clean handsome ornamental proteaceous tree to 30' in areas with no worse than light frost, or indoors or sheltered; dense clusters of white to pink flowers in winter or spring, followed by nuts where best adapted; durable and attractive leaves suitable for cutting; may help germination to use bottom heat at about 80F

198. Malacothamnus fascicularis (DF): shrub native to southern California; arching habit to 8'; grayish white leaves; light pink mallow flowers from Spring through Autumn

199. Marah fabaceus (= Echinocystis oregana) (DM#): Man Root

200. Maytenus boaria (DF): from Chile; tree to 35'; evergreen weeping foliage

201. Melanoselinum decipiens (GH): from Madeira; pink flowers in giant umbel

202. Melasphaerula ramosa (RW): irid

203. Melianthus villosus (GH)

204. Mimulus cardinalis (RW): collected in northeast Mendocino County

205. Mimulus lewisii (WR)

206. Mina lobata (RM)

207. Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'

208. Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus'

209. Modiolastrum lateritum (= Malvastrum prostratum) (CC): to 10" high x 6' across

210. Momordica charantia: Bitter Melon

211. Monarda villosa 'Coyote Peak' (BC)

212. Moraea atropunctata (BW)

213. Moraea neopavania (BW)

214. Moraea villosa (BW): flower lavender with blue center

215. Moraea villosa (BW): white flower

216. Nandina domestica 'Umpqua Warrior': larger and more robust form

217. Nicandra physalodes 'Splash of Cream' (BP): see article in September Bulletin on page 5.

218. Nicandra physalodes (EH): Shoo-Fly Plant

219. Nicandra physalodes alba

220. Nicotiana langsdorfii variegata (BP): to 2.5'; easy; reseeds but not aggressively

221. Nicotiana paniculata (DC)

222. Nicotiana rosea (KYH): pink flowers that are not fragrant; original seed from J.L.Hudson, easy to germinate; nearly xeric; root hardy at 15F

223. Nigella damascena (AB*): Love-in-a-Mist; annual to 2', pale blue flowers followed by interesting and dryable seed capsules; full sun; reseeds

224. Nigella damascena (BC): Victorian color mix

225. Nigella damascena (DM*): white flowers

226. Nigella hispanica 'Curiosity' (CC & DM*)

227. Oenothera hookeri (RW)

228. Ornithogalum caudatum (RW)

229. Orphium frutescens (TE)

230. Paeonia hyb. (EH): tree peony

231. Papaver orientalis (WR)

232. Papaver rhoeas (DM*): Flanders Poppy

233. Papaver somniferum (RM, WR, & RW): mixed

234. Papaver somniferum (WG): mauve peony style double flowers to about 3'

235. Parkinsonia aculeata

236. Pavonia hastata (KYH): from South America; best bloom season in Autumn, flowers to 3" across, white with deep red throat; prostrate grower; full sun and plenty of heat, very xeric

237. Pavonia missionum (KYH): from Argentina, may be tender; parent plant purchased at Huntington, where it readily reseeds and grows significantly in a single season, flowers about 1" across, fire-engine red with yellow center, beginning to bloom while small and building to a wonderful splash of fall color

238. Penstemon chiapas

239. Penstemon heterophyllus 'Blue Spring' (RW)

240. Penstemon sp. (CM)

241. Penstemon 'Higaldo' (KE): to 6' tall; lavender flowers; hardy

242. Persicaria capitata (= Polygonum capitatum) (RW)

243. Phacelia bolanderi (DM*)

244. Phlomis purpurea (CC)

245. Phormium hyb. (DM#): parent 'Yellow Wave'

246. Physalis peruviana (BP): Cape Gooseberry; easy and prolific edible relative to Chinese Lanterns; see article in November Bulletin on page 2

247. Plantago major 'Rosularis' (BP): looks like regular lawn-weed plantain until it flowers with each stalk looking like a Victorian neck ruffle; sun or shade, tighter ruffles in full sun; likes water

248. Plectranthus ciliatus (DC): low mound; purple hairs; white flowers in late fall

249. Potentilla sp. (CM)

250. Psoralea pinnata (DF): foliage looks like pine needles; showy blue and white pea flowers in June or July; tender

251. Ricinis 'Carmencita' (WG)

252. Rogersia tabulans (WG)

253. Romneya coulteri (II): Matilija Poppy, California native

254. Romulea flava (MSI): South African bulb, better chance of success if refrigerated and planted next fall

255. Rosa roxburghii (QH): to 8'; flowers double, bright pink; showy hips

256. Rudbeckia triloba (RW)

257. Salvia apiana (EB & DC)

258. Salvia barrelieri (GH)

259. Salvia canariensis (EB & DC)

260. Salvia clevelandii (KYH): very showy, form with deep blue flowers; from garden of Winifred Gillman

261. Salvia coahuelensis (DC)

262. Salvia discolor (DC)

263. Salvia gracilistyla: Pineapple Sage

264. Salvia mellisodora (DC)

265. Salvia mexicanum 'Huntington' (BS)

266. Salvia sclarea turkestanica (KE): white flowers

267. Salvia uliginosa (DC)

268. Salvia 'Red Velvet' (DM#)

269. Sambucus mexicana (RW): collected in northeast Mendocino County

270. Scabiosa atropurpurea (RW): pink flowers

271. Scabiosa atropurpurea (RW): purple-black flowers

272. Scabiosa atropurpurea (KYH): annual that reseeds and comes true with "black" flowers

273. Scabiosa caucasica (AB#): long-lived mats of light lavender flowers; borders, rock gardens, cover

274. Scabiosa cretica (KE): rock garden

275. Scabiosa ochra leucra (DN): to 2'; pale yellow flowers, long-blooming; perennial even in cold climate

276. Senecio petasites (DC)

277. Senecio tamoides (DF): from South Africa; vine or ground cover; succulent foliage and stems; flowers in showy yellow clusters to 5" across in Winter; tender to frost

278. Sesbania tripettii (KE)

279. Sisyrinchium sp. (KE): Blue-Eyed Grass; dwarf form; purple flowers

280. Sisyrinchium sp. (AB#): native to eastern US; large plant with large blue flowers; good specimen plant

281. Sparmannia africana (EH): African Linden

282. Spartium junceum (RW)

283. Sphaeralcea fendleri (KYH): desert plant that does particularly well in the garden; flowers in various shades of pink from late April through October; some spreading by roots, some reseeding, neither aggresively

284. Sphaeralcea fendleri v. venusta (SA & CC): Fendler Globe Mallow

285. Sphaeralcea incana (SA & KYH): Desert Hollyhock; grows well dry or watered; clear orange flowers about 1" across from late April through October

286. Stevia sp. (DC)

287. Stipa pamosissima (DF): Pillar of Smoke; from Australia; evergreen grass with narrow columnar growth to 7'; showy panicles

288. Stokesia laevis (EB): Stokes' Aster, to 2'; green rosette of paddle-shaped leaves; flowers with blue-lavender petals and yellow anthers

289. Streptocarpus hyb. (KH)

290. Streptosolen jamesonii (DF): Marmalade Bush; shrub or scandent vine to 8'; very showy orange flowers that fade to yellow; full sun; protect from frost

291. Tabebuia chrysotricha (DF): Golden Trumpet Tree; briefly deciduous, hardy to 25F; golden yellow flowers in April or May

292. Talinum paniculatum 'Kingwood Gold' (DN): to 2'; golden yellow leaves, same pinkish red flowers as the green-leaved variety, red seed pods that last a long time and look nice cut

293. Tanacetum niveum

294. Thalictrum dipterocarpum (DF): Meadow Rue; herbaceous perennial; part sun or shade; lavender flowers on stems to 5' in Summer

295. Tigridia pavonia (CM)

296. Trachelium caeruleum (AB# & DF): herbaceous perennial; part sun to full shade; lovely blue flowers in late Spring; borders, mass plantings

297. Trichostema laxum (RW): collected in northeast Mendocino County

298. Tricyrtis sp. (QH): to 4'

299. Triteleia ixioides ssp. scabra (MSI): bright yellow form, California native bulb, better chance of success if refrigerated and planted next fall

300. Tritelia laxa (DM#)

301. Veitchia merrillii: tropical palm; may help germination to use bottom heat at about 80¡F

302. Verbascum bombiciferum (WG)

303. Verbascum chaixii (RW): yellow flowers

304. Verbascum chaixii 'Album' (DC & RW)

305. Verbascum thapsis (CC): soft velvety pale green leaves; yellow flowers in dense spikes to 6' in summer; needs good drainage, likes poor soil

306. Verbena bonariensis (DF): herbaceous perennial; purple flowers on stems to 7' from Spring through Autumn; lacy appearance, good for back of border; for butterflies

307. Viburnum sieboldii v. obovatifolium (QH): shrub to 10'; large leaves; showy berries

308. Watsonia hyb.: flowers pink with orange tinge

309. Zigadenus fremontii (WR)°\

310. Zinnia peruana (DN): small flowers brick red-orange on stems to 2’; nice for cutting