Plant Database

Arboretum All-Star Plant Database

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lenten rose

lenten rose

Latin Name
Helleborus x hybridus
Description

Requires little maintenance and tolerates semi-dry shade; evergreen foliage looks good all year; nodding, rose-like flowers brighten winter gardens.

Corsican hellebore

Corsican hellebore

Latin Name
Helleborus argutifolius
Description

Long-lasting, pale-green flowers brighten the winter garden; needs little maintenance and tolerates dry shade; stiff, gray-green foliage adds sculptural interest to the garden year round.

coral yucca

coral yucca

Latin Name
Hesperaloe parviflora
Description

Adds a strong architectural note to the garden with its attractive spiky-looking leaves; very heat and drought tolerant; blooms all summer long; attracts hummingbirds.

toyon

toyon

Latin Name
Heteromeles arbutifolia
Description

Shrub with leathery, dark-green leaves and profuse red berries all winter that are popular with cedar waxwings, a species of migrating bird in the Central Valley.

Lillian’s pink coral bells

Lillian’s pink coral bells

Latin Name
Heuchera ‘Lillian’s Pink’
Description

California native plant; bright pink flowers attract bees and hummingbirds; excellent groundcover for small shady areas or borders.