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Some of the plants
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California Natives

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Deer resistant

Pollinator Attractors

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Why attract pollinators?

bee feeding on sedum blossomIn their determined search for nourishment, pollinating species, including bees, hummingbirds, and butterflies, hungrily dip into nectar-laden flowers, unwittingly brush up against recieving stigma, and in so doing tranfer pollen grains from one plant to another. This simple act of fertilization allows flowering plants to produce seed, often in the form of a fruit or vegetable. Through this process, pollinators are responsible for much of thebee food we eat. Vegetables and fruit that have been visited by pollinators grow larger and more flavorful. In fact, without pollinators, the bountiful gardens we all love would become an unreachable goal. As pollinator populations decline, it is important to include food sources for these essential creatures in our yards to help supply them with ample habitat and do all we can to ensure their survival. Plant several of your chosen plants to better draw pollinators from farther distances and remember to plant for a variety of bloom shapes, colors, and seasons to provide a steady source of food for pollinators. Your garden will love you for it!

Below are listed some of the best pollinator attractors we grow.
Click on your selection to learn more about the plant.

common yarrow
Achillea millefolium
Common Yarrow
tufted evening primroseOenothera caespitosa var. longiflora
Tufted Evening Primrose
  Hooker's Evening PrimroseOenothera elata
Hooker's Evening Primrose
Red Velvet YarrowAchillea millefolium 'Red Velvet'
Red Velvet Yarrow
fireworks southern sundropsOenothera fruticosa 'Fireworks'
Fireworks Southern Sundrops
Sunny Seduction YarrowAchillea millefolium "Sunny Seduction"
Sunny Seduction Yarrow
evening primroseOenothera perennis
Little Evening Primrose
Terra Cotta YarrowAchillea millefolium 'Terra Cotta'
Terra Cotta Yarrow

Low Prickly PearOpuntia humifusa
Low Prickly Pear
Moonshine YarrowAchillea taygetaya 'Moonshine'
Moonshine Yarrow
hopleys purple oreganoOriganum laevigatum 'Hopley's Purple'
Hopley's Purple Ornamental Oregano
Apricot Sunrise Anise HyssopAgastache 'Apricot Sunrise'
Apricot Sunrise Anise Hyssop

sweet marjorumOriganum marjorana
Sweet Marjorum
bolero hyssopAgastache 'Bolero'
Bolero Hummingbird Mint
roundleaf oreganoOriganum rotundifolium
Roundleaf Oregano
golden jubilee anise hyssopAgastache 'Golden Jubilee'
Golden Jubillee Anise Hyssop
hopley's purple ornamental oregano Origanum rotundifolium 'Kent Beauty'
Kent Beauty Oregano
Sunset HyssopAgastache rupestris
Sunset Hyssop
Cardinal PenstemonPenstemon cardinalis
Cardinal Penstemon
garden chivesAllium schoenoprasum
Grassleaf Garden Chives
firecracker penstemonPenstemon eatonii
Firecracker Penstemon
Corkskrew onionAllium senescens glauca
Corkskrew Onion
giant garden chivesAllium shoenoprasm 'Forescate
Giant Garden Chives
Catherine de la Mare foothill penstemonPenstemon heterophyllus 'Catherine de la Mare'
Foothill Penstemon
Western Service BerryAmelanchier alnifolia
Western Service Berry
Margarita BOP Foothill PenstemonPenstemon heterophyllyus
'Margarita BOP'
Margarita BOP Foothill Penstemon
indigo bushAmorpha fruticosa
Indigo Bush
gay penstemonPenstemon laetus
Gay Penstemon
dillAnethum gravolens
saint helena mountain pridePenstemon newberryi 'St. Helena'
St. Helena Mountain Pride
Golden Spur ColumbineAquilegia chrysantha
Golden Spur Columbine
mountain pridePenstemon newberryi
Mountain Pride
Narrow leaf milkweedAsclepias fascicularis
Narrow Leaf Milkweed
mersea yellow pineleaf penstemonPenstemon pinifolius 'Mersea Yellow'
Mersea Yellow Pineleaf Penstemon
Asclepias speciosa
Showy Milkweed
pincushion penstemonPenstemon procerus
Pincushion Penstemon
Pigeon point coyote bushBaccharis pilularis 'Pigeon Point'
Pigeon Point Dwarf Coyote Bush

bridge penstemonPenstemon rostriflorus
Bridge Penstemon
false indigoBaptisia australis
False Indigo

Meadow PenstemonPenstmon rydbergii
Meadow Penstemon

Golden BarberryBerberis thunbergii 'Aurea'
Golden Barberry
Rocky Mountain PenstemonPenstemon strictus
Rocky Mountain Penstemon
concorde japanese barberryBerberis thunbergii 'Concorde'
Concorde Japanese Barberry
Dusky PenstemonPenstemon whippleanus
Dusky Penstemon,
Whipple's Penstemon
William Penn BarberryBerberis x gladwynensis 'William Penn'
William Penn Evergreen Barberry
jerusalem sagePhlomis russeliana
Jerusalem Sage
PigsqueakBergenia cordifolia
Cape FuchsiaPhygelius x rectus
Cape Fuchsia
borageBorago officinalis
yellow trumpet cape fuchsiaPhygelius aequalis 'Yellow Trumpet'
Yellow Cape Fuchsia
Texas Sundrops Calylophus berlandieri
Texas Sundrops, Berlandier's Sundrops
Autumn Blue SpireaCaryopteris incana
Autumn Blue Spirea
turkey tangle frog fruitPhyla nodiflora
Turkey Tangle Frog Fruit
bluebeardCaryopteris x clandonensis


self-healPrunella vulgaris spp. lanceolata

Dark Star CeanothusCeanothus 'Dark Star'
Dark Star California Lilac

Wonderful PomegranatePunica granatum 'Wonderful'
Pomegranate, 'Wonderful
Anchor Bay California LilacCeanothus gloriosus 'Anchor Bay'
Anchor Bay California Lilac
Golden CurrantRibes aureum
Golden Currant
Joyce Coulter California LilacCeanothus 'Joyce Coulter'
Joyce Coulter California Lilac
Dancing Tassels Chaparral CurrantRibes malvaceum 'Dancing Tassels'
Dancing Tassels Chaparral Currant
white jupiters beardCentranthus ruber 'Albus'
White Jupiter's Beard

Sierra CurrantRibes Nevadense
Sierra Currant
Western RedbudCercis occidentalis
Western Redbud
Pink Flowering CurrantRibes sanguineum glutinosum
Pink Flowering Currant
Flowering QuinceChaenomeles speciosa
Flowering Quince
fuchsia flowered gooseberryRibes speciosum
Fuchsia-Flowered Gooseberry
Desert WillowChilopsis linearis
Desert Willow
Benenden Blue RosemaryRosmarinus officinalis 'Benenden Blue'
'Benenden Blue Upright Rosemary
Morning Clud Chitalpax Chitalpa tashketensis 'Morning Cloud'
Morning Cloud Chitalpa
Trailing RosemaryRosmarinus officinalis 'Prostratus'
Trailing Rosemary
Pink Dawn Chitalpax Chitalpa tashketensis 'Pink Dawn'
Pink Dawn Chitalpa
Renzels rosemaryRosmarinus officinalis 'Renzels'
Renzels Trailing Rosemary
pipestemsClematis lasiantha
highveld sun roseRosa 'Highveld Sun'
Highveld Sun Groundcover Rose
moonbeam coreopsisCoreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'
Moonbeam Threadleaf Coreopsis
goldsturm black eyed susanRudbeckia fulgida ' Goldsturm'
Goldsturm Black-Eyed Susan
emberglow crocosmiaCrocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Emberglow'
Emberglow Crocosmia
white sageSalvia apiana
White Sage
george davidson crocosmiaCrocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'George Davidson'
George Davidson Crocosmia
Prairie SageSalvia azurea grandiflora
Prairie Sage
tree chollaCylindropuntia imbricata
Tree Cholla
Bee's Bliss SageSalvia 'Bee's Bliss
Bee's Bliss Creeping Sage
Cardoon BlossomCynara cardunculus
Salvia chamaedryoides
Germander Sage
Blood PinksDianthus cruentus
Blood Pinks
cleveland sageSalvia clevelandii
Cleveland Sage
perennial yellow foxgloveDigitalis grandiflora
Perennial Foxglove
Pozo Blue SageSalvia clevelandii 'Pozo Blue'
Pozo Blue Sage
purple coneflowerEchinacea purpurea
Purple Coneflower
Chinese Mint ShrubElsholtzia stauntonii
Chinese Mint Shrub
coahuila sageSalvia coahuilensis
Coahuila Sage
Winter HeathErica x darleyensis
Darley Dale Heath
honey melon pineapple sageSalvia elegans 'Honey Melon' Honey Melon Pineapple Sage
Wayne Roderickseaside daisyErigeron glauca 'Wayne Roderick'
Seaside Daisy


indigo woodland sageSalvia forskaohlei
Indigo Woodland Sage
Bowles mauve wallflowerErysimum 'Bowles Mauve'
Bowles Mauve Wallflower


pink autumn sageSalvia greggii 'Pink'
Pink Autumn Sage
mediterranean spurgeEuphorbia characias
Mediterranean Spurge
Red Autumn SageSalvia greggii 'Red'
Red Autumn Sage
red martin spurgeEuphorbia martinii 'Red Martin'
Red Martin Spurge
Sierra De San Antonio SageSalvia x jamensis 'Sierra de San Antonio'
Sierra de San Antonio Sage
Bronze Leaf FennelFoeniculum vulgare rubrum 'Smokey'
"Smokey"Bronze Leaf Fennel
hotlips sageSalvia x jamensis 'Hotlips'
Hotlips Sage
Fremontodendron californicum x mexicanum‘California Glory’
California Glory Flannel Bush
Smokey Red Little Leaf SageSalvia microphylla 'Smoky Red'
Little Leaf Sage
Hardy GeraniumGeranium cantabrigiense 'Rosalina'
Rosalina Crane's Bill
Vatican White Clary SageSalvia sclarea var turkestanica alba ‘Vatican White’
Vatican White Clary Sage
Vernal Witch HazelHamamelis vernalis
Vernal Witch Hazel
Hummingbird sageSalvia spathacea
Hummingbird Sage
Helen's FlowerHelenium autumnale 'Red & Gold'
Helen's Flower
Transylvanian SageSalvia Transylvanica
Transylvanian Sage
lemon queen sunflowerHelianthus 'Lemon Queen'
Lemon Queen Perennial Sunflower'
salad burnetSanguisorba minor
Salad Burnet

ToyonHeteromeles arbutifolia
Blue ElderberrySambucus mexicana
Western Blue Elderberry
Coral BellsHeuchera x briziodes 'Bressingham Hybrids'- Coral
Coral Bells
Lemon Fizz Lavender CottonSantolina rosmarinifolia 'Lemon Fizz'
Lemon Fizz Lavender Cotton
Alum RootHeuchera micrantha
Alum Root
Winter SavorySatureja montana
Winter Savory
California HibiscusHibiscus lasiocarpos
California Hibiscus
Pincushion FlowerScabiosa caucasica 'Fama'
Pincushion Flower
leatherrootHoita macrostachya
Leather Root
pink mist pincushion flowerScabiosa columbaria 'Pink Mist'
Pink Mist Pincushion Flower
cream bushHolodiscus discolor
Cream Bush
bertram anderson stonecropSedum 'Bertram Anderson'
Bertram Anderson Stonecrop
Owl's ClawsHymenoxys hoopesii
Owl's Claws
corsican stonecropSedum dasyphyllum 'Major'
Corsican Stonecro
hyssopHyssopus officinalis
frosty morn sedumSedum 'Frosty Morn'
Autumn Stonecrop
primrose jasmineJasminum mesnyi
Primrose Jasmine
Tiny Urchin StonecropSedum humisifusum 'Tiny Urchin'
Tiny Urchin Stonecrop
heart leaf penstemonKeckiella cordifolia
Heart Leaf Penstemon
Red StonecropSedum moranense
Red Stonecrop
KnautiaKnautia macedonica
Sierra StonecropSedum obtusatum
Sierra Stonecrop

sweet bay laurelLaurus nobilis
Bay Leaf, Sweet Bay Laurel
Cape Blanco StonecropSedum spathulifolium 'Cape Blanco'
Cape Blanco Stonecrop
Hidcote LavenderLavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote'
Hidcote English Lavender
Matrona StonecropSedum spectabile 'Matrona'
Matrona Stonecrop
Purple Bouquet English LavenderLavandula angustifolia 'Purple Bouquet'
Purple Bouquet English Lavender
Pale StonecropSedum sediforme
Pale Stonecrop

Lisa Marie Dwarf English LavenderLavandula x chaytorae 'Lisa Marie'
Lisa Marie Dwarf English Lavender
October DaphneSedum sieboldii
October Daphne
Goodwin Creek LavenderLavandula ginginsii 'Goodwin Creek Gray'
Goodwin Creek Lavender
White flowered grosso lavendinLavandula x intermedia 'Alba'
White Grosso Lavendin
Autumn Joy StonecropSedum 'Autumn Joy'
Autumn Joy Stonecrop
Grosso LavendinLavandula x intermedia 'Grosso'
Grosso Lavendin
vera jameson stonecropSedum 'Vera Jameson'
Vera Jameson Stonecrop
Baja Pitcher SageLepechinia hastata
Baja Pitcher Sage
canada goldenrodSolidago canadensis
Canada Goldenrod
Slender Bush CloverLespedeza virginica
Slender Bush Clover
Spiraea (densiflora) splendens
Mountain Spirea
blue flaxLinum perenne lewisii
Blue Flax
Silver GermanderTeucrium x Ackermanii
Silver Germander
goldflame honeysuckleLonicera x heckrotii 'Goldflame'
Goldflame Honeysuckle
Creeping GermanderTeucrium cossoni-majoricum
Creeping Germander
Chaparral HoneysuckleLonicera interrupta
Chaparral Honeysuckle
Yellow GermanderTeucrium flavum
Yellow Germander
Sticky Monkey FlowerMimulus aurantiacus
Sticky Monkey Flower
silver bush germanderTeucrium fruticans
Bush Germander
Scarlet MonadellaMonardella macrantha
Scarlet Monardella
Caucasian GermanderTeucrium hyrcanicum 'Purple Tails'
Caucasian Germander
mountain pennyroyalMonardella odoratissima
Mountain Pennyroyal
Lemon ThymeThymus citriodora
Lemon Thyme
Coyote MintMonardella villosa
Coyote Mint
Turbo ThymeThymus longicaulis
Turbo Thyme
dwarf catmintNepeta faasenii-Dwarf
Dwarf Catmint
English ThymeThymus vulgaris
English Thyme
Walkers Low CatmintNepeta faasenii 'Walker's Low'
Walker's Low Catmint
Ithurial's SpearTriteleia laxa 'Corrina'
Ithurial's Spear, Fool's Onion', Grass Nut
Spanish CatmintNepeta tuberosa
Spanish Catmint
purple top vervainVerbena bonariensis
Purple Top Vervain
cinnamon basilOcimum basilicum 'Cinnamon'
Cinnamon Basil
mrs. burns lemon basilOcimum basilicum citriodora 'Mrs. Burn's Lemon'
Mrs. Burns Lemon Basil
chaste treeVitex agnus-castus
Chaste Tree
dark opal basilOcimum basilicum 'Dark Opal'
Dark Opal Basil
lettuce leaf basilOcimum basilicum 'Lettuce Leaf',
Lettuce Leaf Basil
California FuchsiaZauschneria californica
California fuchsia
red rubin basilOcimum basilicum 'Red Rubin'
Red Rubin Basil
California FuchsiaZauschneria californica 'Catalina'
Catalina California Fuchsia
sweet basilOcimum basilicum
Sweet Basil
Solidarity Pink California FuchsiaZauschneria californica 'Solidarity Pink'
Solidarity Pink California Fuchsia
thai basilOcimum basilicum var. thyrsiflora
Thai Basil
california fuchsiaZauschneria latifolia
(Epilobium latifolium)
California Fuchsia
For more helpful tips, see this brochure put out by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service