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Hot Plant Picks
 
March, 2010


Follow this link to Hot Picks Plant List
(PDF can be printed if desired)

 
Most of these plants were graciously donated to WHS by the participating nurseries
   
 
Many of these donating nurseries are wholesale only. To obtain specimens of the plants you found in this list ask your favorite nursery to order them for you.


Acalypha wilkesiana "Copper Leaf" PROVEN WINNERS
Acer palmatum "Shiraz"
McCALLS NURSERIES
     
Adenanthos cuneatus "Coral Drift" TERRA SOLE NURSERIES
     
Adenanthos metallica

UCSC/KOALA BLOOMS

SUNCREST NURSERY

     
Aeonium tabuliforme SUCCULENT GARDENS
     
Agave colorata MONTEREY BAY NURSERY
     
Algoloyne MONVROVIA
     
Aloe haemanthifolia SFSU GREENHOUSES
     

Anemanthele lessoniana

(New Zealand Wind Grass)

PROVEN WINNERS
     
AQUILEGIA VULGARIS-Blue GARDEN DELIGHTS NURSERY
     
AQUILEGIA "LITTLE LANTERNS MEADOWLARK NURSERIES
     
Aquilegia "White Wings"  
     
Armeria maritima "Alba" ELKHORN NATIVE PLANTS NURSERY
     
Babiana augustifolia SUNCREST NURSERIES INC
     
Baueria "Kuranga Pink" SIERRA AZUL NURSERY
     
Berberis thunbergii "Maria" ALLUVIAL TERRACES NURSERY
     
Boronia Clavata "Heather Wand"

UCSC/KOALA BLOOMS

SUNCREST NURSERY

     
Bouteloua dactoides TAKAO NURSERY
     
Bunium bulbocastanum
(Earth Chestnut)
ALIVE 'N SILK
     
Carex "Everest" PACIFIC PLUG & LINER
     
Ceanothus arboreus "Cliff Schmidt" NATIVE SONS, Inc
     
Ceanothus griseus "Goldrush" NATIVE SONS, Inc
     
Cedrus deodora "Feelin Blue" MONROVIA
     
Ceratostoma rauhii SFSU GREENHOUSE
     
Chondropetalum "El Campo" NATIVE SONS, Inc
     
Chorizema "Bush Flame"

UCSC/KOALA BLOOMS

SUNCREST NURSERY

     
Chrysocephalum apiculatum
"Silver and Gold"

SAN MARCUS GROWERS
UCSC/KOALA BLOOMS

SUNCREST NURSERY

     
Citrus madurensis FOUR WINDS GROWERS
     
Coprosma sp. "Tequila Sunrise" McCALLS NURSERIES
     
Acalypha wilkesiana "Copper Leaf" PROVEN WINNERS
     
Cordyline "Cherry Sensation" PACIFIC PLUG & LINER
     
Cordyline "Purple Sensation" PACIFIC PLUG & LINER
     
Cordyline "Renegade" PACIFIC PLUG & LINER
     
Correa pulchella "Pink Eyre"

UCSC/KOALA BLOOMS

SUNCREST NURSERY

     
Correa reflexa "Carpenter Rocks"

UCSC/KOALA BLOOMS

SUNCREST NURSERY

     
Crowea exalata SUNCREST NURSERIES, Inc
     
Cyprus papyrus alternifolia PACIFIC PLUG & LINER
     
Cyprus papyrus isocladus TERRA SOLE NURSERIES
     
Dianthus pluminarius "Hercules" ANNIE'S ANNUALS
     
Dianthus "Scent First" SKAGIT GARDENS
     
Dietes "Jack Catlin" SAN MARCOS GROWERS
     
Diplolaena damperii "Feather Duster"

UCSC/KOALA BLOOMS

SUNCREST NURSERY

     
Echeveria gibbiflora "Etna" SUCCULENT GARDENS
     
Echeveria subridgida SUCCULENT GARDENS
     
Erysimum "Fragrant Star" SKAGIT GARDENS
     
Eucrosia mirabilis SFSU GREENHOUSE
     
Euphorbia amygdaloides Robbiae PACIFIC NURSERIES
     
Euphorbia amygdaloides  
     
Euphorbia x martinii "Ascot Rainbow" SKAGIT GARDENS
     
Euphorbia amygdaloides "Ruby Glow" SKAGIT GARDEN
     
Fragaria "Capron" MONTEREY BAY NURSERY
     
Fragaria vesca ELKHORN NATIVE PLANTS NURSERY
     
Fremontodendron "San Gabriel" ELKHORN NATIVE PLANTS NURSERY
     
Furcreaea foetida PACIFIC NURSERIES
     
     
Graptopetalum pedandrum "Superbum" SUCCULENT GARDENS
     
Grevellia synaphaea "Picasso"

UCSC/KOALA BLOOMS

SUNCREST NURSERY

     
Helleborus "Pink Frost" SKAGIT GARDENS
     
Helleborus SKAGIT GARDENS
     
Helliborus x ballardiae "Cinammon Snow" SKAGIT GARDENS
     
Helleborus x hybridus "Empathy" McCALL'S NURSERIES
     
Heuchera "Autumn Leaves" SOQUEL NURSERY
     
Heuchera villosa"Beaujulais" MEADOWLARK NURSERY
     
Hibbertia aspera SUNCREST NURSERIES ,Inc
     
Homalocladium platycladium Ribbon Bush
PROVEN WINNERS
     
Hydrangea seemanii EMERISA GARDENS
     
Iris Pallida "Variegata" GARDEN DELIGHTS NURSERY
     
Kerria japonica "Pleniflora" GARDEN DELIGHTS NURSERY
     
Klattia stokoei SFSU GREENHOUSE
     
Kniphofia uvaria "Flamenco" SOQUEL NURSERY GROWERS
     
Lavendula " Anouk" PACIFIC PLUG & LINERS
     
Lavendula "Silver Anouk" PACIFIC PLUG & LINERS
     
Libertia ixiodes "Goldfinge" PACIFIC NURSERIES
     
Lilium brownii
Edible Lily
ALIVE 'N SILK
     
Liperia splendens
Mountain Dahlia
ANNIE'S ANNUALS
     
Lobelia cardinalis
"Queen Victoria"
SOQUEL NURSERY GROWERS
     
Medinilla sp SFSU GREENHOUSE
     

Mentha requiem

Corsican Mint

ALIVE 'N SILK
     
Microcitrus australaisica var sanguinea FOUR WINDS GROWERS
     
Moraea pendula ANNIE'S ANNUALS
     
Mukdenia rossii "Karasuba" TERRA SOLE NURSERIES
     
Nivenia concinna SFSU GREENHOUSE
     
Nivenia dispa SFSU GREENHOUSE
     

Nivenia parviflora

Woody Irid

SFSU GREENHOUSE
     
Nivenia stenosiphon SFSU GREENHOUSE
     
Ophiopogon planiscapus "Hosoba" CARMAN'S NURSERY
     
Oscularia species ANNIE'S ANNUALS
     
Osteospermum hybrid "Voltage" McCALL'S NURSERIES
     
Oxalis squamata ANNIE'S ANNUALS
     
Ozothamnus coralbides NATIVE SONS, Inc
     
Ozothamnus selago NATIVE SONS, Inc
     
Penstemon "Red Riding Hood" PACIFIC PLUG & LINER
     
Phormium colensol "FLAMINGO" EMERISA GARDENS
     
Phormium cookianum"Black Adder" PACIFIC PLUG & LINER
     
Phormium "Electric Blacklight" SAN MARCOS GROWERS
     
Phormium "Jubllee" SAN MARCOS GROWERS
     
Pilotheca myoporoides "Galaxy"

UCSC/KOALA BLOOMS

SUNCREST NURSERY

     

Pittosporum augustifolium

Weeping Pittosporum

SAN MARCUS GROWERS
     
Pittosporum garnettii

UCSC/KOALA GROWERS

SUNCREST NURSERY

     
Poa hybrid TAKAO NURSERY
     
Podocarpus latifolius MONTEREY BAY NURSERY
     
Polymia sonchifolia
Bolivian Sunroot
ALIVE 'N SILK
     
Primelea ciliata "Snow Clouds" SAN MARCUS GROWERS
     
Protea cordata SFSU GREENHOUSE
     
Puyo chiensis ANNIE'S ANNUALS
     
Rhodocoma fruiticosa MONTEREY BAY NURSERY
     
Rosmarinus "Carman's Mozart"

UC DAVIS ALL STARS

 

     
Salvia "Flower Child" MONTEREY BAY NURSERY
     
Salvia "Free Speech" MONTEREY BAY NURSERY
     
Salvia Glabrescens CABRILLO COLLEGE HORT DEPT
     
Salvia pulchella x involucrata ANNIE'S ANNUALS
     
Salvia raymundii CABRILLO COLLEGE HORT DEPT
     
Salvia "Telegraph Avenue" MONTEREY BAY NURSERY
     
Sambucus racemosa Sutherland Gold" ALLUVIAL TERRACE NURSERY
     
Saponaria pumiliso SUNCREST NURSERIES, Inc
     
Sedum album nigrum NATIVE SONS
     
sedum angelicum "Suzy Q" NATIVE SONS
     
Sedum kamtschaticum "Weihenstephaner gold" EMERISA GARDENS
     
Sedum x adolphi ANNIE'S ANNUALS
     
Silene "Druitt's Varigated" MONTEREY BAY NURSERY
     
Silene x "Rolly's Favorite" MEADOWLARK NURSERY
     
Sisyrinchium "Devon Skies" PACIFIC NURSERIES
     
Stylophorum diphyllum EMERISA GARDENS
     
Tay berry ALIVE N'SILK
     
Thomasia solanacea "Velvet Star" SUNCREST NURSERIES
     
Thymus "Rose Williams" SUNCREST NURSERIES
     
Tibouchina organensis SOQUEL NURSERY GROWERS
     
Verticordia plumosa "Pink Lace" SIERRA AZUL NURSERY
     
Viola labradorica SOQUEL NURSERY GROWERS
     

Vitis vinifers

Fernleaf Grape

ALIVE N'SILK
     
Watsonia rogersii SFSU GREENHOUSE
     


 

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