Plant Database

Arboretum All-Star Plant Database

Search the Arboretum All-Star plant database to find the All-Star plant perfect for your garden. Select possible filters in the right-hand navigation area and hit apply or simply peruse through all 100 plants. Enjoy!

Snowy River wattle

Snowy River wattle

Latin Name
Acacia boormanii
Description

Fragrant yellow flowers add color to the winter garden; very adaptable and hardy, grows best in well-drained soils; heat and drought tolerant.

pineapple guava

pineapple guava

Latin Name
Acca sellowiana (Feijoa sellowiana)
Description

Attractive spring flowers are edible and sweet; large green berries have a pineapple-like flavor; can be used as hedging or as a screen; attracts hummingbirds.

island pink yarrow

island pink yarrow

Latin Name
Achillea millefolium 'Island Pink'
Description

California native plant; colorful pink flowers in spring, summer, and fall make good cut flowers; ferny green foliage will spread; flowers attract butterflies and beneficial insects.

serpentine columbine

serpentine columbine

Latin Name
Aquilegia eximia
Description

California native plant; larger and showier than most columbines; attractive delicate foliage in basal mound; attracts hummingbirds.

Marina madrone

Marina madrone

Latin Name
Arbutus 'Marina'
Description

Shiny evergreen leaves and large drooping clusters of pink flowers are followed by red berries that last into late winter; attractive smooth coppery bark; tolerant of head and alkaline water; very attractive to hummingbirds.