Common name: Red Hot Poker
Botanical name: Kniphofia uvaria
This small shrub will reach about 3' tall and has large green leaves with orange flowers that bloom in summer and fall.
Common name: Munstead Lavender
Botanical name: Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead'
While this hybrid is half the size of the standard angustifolia, it flowers early and has a more intense flower color than most of the species. Its foliage and flowers are good for sachets. This is a perfect choice for smaller scale situations. It is drought tolerant and attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. -Cornflower Farms
Common name: Carolina Jessamine
Botanical name: Gelsemium sempervirens
As a vigorous evergreen, this vine has fine, rich, glossy foliage complete with trumpet-shaped, yellow flowers that are borne from late winter to spring. Carolina Jessamine will bloom best in full sun.
Common name: Lavender Cotton
Botanical name: Santolina chamaecyparissus
This groundcover/small shrub will grow to 3' tall and has small, grayish/silver leaves with yellow flowers that bloom in the summer.
Common name: Chinese Wisteria
Botanical name: Wisteria sinensis
While the sinensis is similar to the floribunda, it bears more rounded, full clusters of strongly fragrant flowers which open more or less all at once. There are usually 13-15 leaflets per leaf, and they require full sun and average to little watering. It comes in many colors in the blues, whites and purples.-Monterey Bay Nursery
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
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