Common name: Ruby Glow Manuka
Botanical name: Leptospermum scoparium 'Ruby Glow'
New Zealand Tea Tree has small, needle-like green leaves with showy, 1/2" rose-like flowers in winter and spring. These shrubs can be thinned to enhance their attractive branch structure and flaking bark. They need very little water once established. 'Ruby Glow' is compact, upright and grows 6-8' tall by 4-5' wide. It has dark foliage with deep red blooms; it works well as a red accent in the garden.
Common name: Pacific Sunset Flannel Bush
Botanical name: Fremontodendron 'Pacific Sunset'
Pacific Sunset is an open and spreading evergreen shrub that grows from 10-20 ft. high and has deep orange yellow flowers in spring and withstands garden conditions better than other varieties. It is a California Native and drought tolerant. -Cornflower Farms
Common name: Wide-leaf Myoporum
Botanical name: Myoporum parvifolium 'Putah Creek'
This evergreen groundcover grows 1' high x 8' wide. It is drought tolerant once established; blooms with white flowers. It cannot take foot traffic.
Common name: Blue Blossom Ceanothus
Botanical name: Ceanothus thyrsiflorus 'Skylark'
The blue blossom ceanothus is a shrub that has dark blue flower clusters that bloom profusely . This smaller growing selection grows to 6' H x 4-6' W. This shrub attracts butterflies, hummingbirds and beneficial insects. Its native counterpart can be found from sea level to 1500 ft. elevations in mixed evergreen and redwood forests of the Coast Ranges. -Cornflower Farms (edited)
Common name: Spanish Lavender
Botanical name: Lavandula stoechas
This dense shrub grows 2-3 ft. tall with blue gray foliage and deep purple flowers that have large showy bracts near the top of the spikes. It is drought tolerant . - Cornflower Farms
Common name: Silver Wormwood
Botanical name: Artemisia arborescens
Fast growing shrub to 6' tall by 8' wide. Soft, silvery foliage is a good contrast to the dull yellow flowers produced in spring. Wormwood is tolerant of a wide range of climates and soil conditions, although it is a little cold tender (25f).
Common name: Yellow Lavender Cotton
Botanical name: Santolina pinnata
Yellow Cotton is a low shrub to about 2' and a little bit wider. It has dense rich green foliage and yellow flowers. It creates a distinct Mediterranean look.