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About our nursery

We grow and sell California native plants for:

  • home gardeners
  • landscapers
  • habitat restoration
  • garden and landscape design
  • and more!

 

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Plant of the Month

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STICKY MONKEYFLOWER

Sticky or bush monkeyflower Diplacus aurantiacus is so common in our area that most of the time, we barely notice it. But this time of year, when the kaleidoscope of spring has begun to settle its relentless color shift the monkeyflower provides a bit of warm sparkle. Most commonly seen in coastal scrub, it also grows in chaparral, oak woodlands and mixed evergreen forests. Naturally occurring populations occupy a variety of habitats from full sun blasted rocky slopes to the dappled shade beneath oaks and conifers. Known to many as a Mimulus, sticky monkeyflower was until recently classified in the formerly large figwort or snapdragon family. With the illumination of genetic differences, the figwort family got split up. What was familiar and observable to the eye got reclassified according …
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