Plant Finder

Shrubs

After trees, shrubs are some of the most important living features in a landscape. It’s very important to select the correct plant for every part of your yard based on size, function, exposure and overall appearance. Luckily, we have thousands in stock at any given time, available in all sizes, shapes, textures and colors.

Types of Shrubs

Hearts and Flowers

Hearts and Flowers

Aptenia cordifolia

Tough, drought tolerant plant. From groundcovers to retaining walls and hanging baskets, this versatile succulent perennial is a great choice no matter how you choose to use them.

Desert Bird of Paradise

Desert Bird of Paradise

Caesalpinia gilliesii

The Desert Bird of Paradise features feathery-type foliage that can soften any landscape – it’s a great choice for both waterwise and tropical landscape styles!

Shiny Xylosma

Shiny Xylosma

Xylosma congestum

An attractive shrub that is an excellent choice if you want to break up long fence lines and use it as a privacy hedge or windbreak.

Society Garlic

Society Garlic

Tulbaghia violacea

A pretty little grassy accent that adds wonderful color and texture to any landscape, especially when used in a mixed border!

Morea Iris

Morea Iris

Dietes iridioides

Morea Iris or African Iris is a tropical shrub that is simple to maintain and fits into nearly any garden! A profuse bloomer from spring through fall!

African Lily

African Lily

Agapanthus africanus

The Lily of the Nile or the African Lily, is a South African native and a super garden plant with bold texture and ornate colors!

Blue Hibiscus

Blue Hibiscus

Alyogyne huegelii

An attractive hot weather blooming shrub that adds beautiful accent color into a broad range of landscapes. A breathtaking plant that can display large blue-purple flowers.

Boxwood Beauty

Boxwood Beauty

Carrissa macrocarpa 'Boxwood Beauty'

Also called the Natal Plum. Popular low growing, very dense shrub ideal for use in tropical to desert landscapes. A tropical evergreen with dark green leaves and star-shaped, fragrant white flowers.

Butterfly Iris

Butterfly Iris

Dietes bicolor

The Butterfly Iris or African Iris is an excellent choice for adding a soft blooming accent into your landscape – from tropical to desert and anything in between!

Feathery Cassia

Feathery Cassia

Senna artemisioides

Produces masses of fragrant bright yellow flowers and gray needle-like foliage that contrast beautifully with other colors and textures in any landscape.

Everblooming Gardenia

Everblooming Gardenia

Gardenia jasminoides 'Veitchii'

The Gardenia is a favorite plant prized by many, and the Everblooming Gardenia wows with its profusion of showy, fragrant white blooms that appear from spring through summer!

Foxtail Fern

Foxtail Fern

Asparagus meyeri

A beautiful and versatile plant that grows easily in Southern California. It looks amazing mass planted, as an accent, or in a hanging basket!

Giant Lily Turf

Giant Lily Turf

Liriope gigantea

Giant Lily Turf features lush, dark green foliage, so it’s a beautiful grassy accent ideal for edging plants and borders! Can handle full shade areas and is well suited for courtyards.

Green Cassia

Green Cassia

Cassia nemophila

Use Green Cassia to bring a blast of color into any water wise landscape! They feature abundant clusters of bright yellow flowers in spring and bright green leaves.

Heavenly Cloud Sage

Heavenly Cloud Sage

Leucophyllum frutescens 'Heavenly Cloud'

The Heavenly Cloud Sage is a colorful shrub that makes a great low barrier or screen, with the added bonus of producing spectacular lavender flowers!

Japanese Boxwood

Japanese Boxwood

Buxus microphylla japonica

This hardy, attractive evergreen is an excellent option if looking to add a small to medium formal hedge for use as a barrier or along walkways and driveways.

Japanese Privet

Japanese Privet

Ligustrum japonica

A fast growing evergreen excellent for use as a privacy hedge, tall screen or windbreak. Use it as a living wall and create a private backyard oasis!

Juniperus

Juniperus

Juniper

Few plants can match the many forms and uses of this heat and cold tolerant plant. Topiary Junipers can add artistic flair to any landscape!

Lantana

Lantana

Lantana

We love to plant Lantana to add beautiful color and interest into any landscape, from desert to tropical settings. These are butterfly magnets!

Little John Bottlebrush

Little John Bottlebrush

Callistemon citrinus 'Little John'

A hummingbird magnet that can add a vibrant splash of color into any landscape. Compact size with a lower spreading habit that’s ideal for smaller gardens.

Little Leaf Cordia

Little Leaf Cordia

Cordia parvifolia

Easy to care for medium to large shrub with smaller gray-green leaves and abundance of delicate snowy white flowers that pop out during the summer months.

Mexican Bird of Paradise

Mexican Bird of Paradise

Caesalpinia mexicana

Can be used as an attractive privacy screen with fragrant yellow flowers that can put on a colorful spectacle in your landscape from spring to fall!

Mexican Honeysuckle

Mexican Honeysuckle

Justicia spicigera

Your landscape will be abuzz with butterflies and hummingbirds attracted to the clusters of tubular neon orange flowers!

Silver Bush Morning Glory

Silver Bush Morning Glory

Convolvulus cneorum

Lives up to its name thanks to its blunt-tipped leaves which are covered with tiny hairs that help give its metallic silver sheen and masses of white morning glory flowers!

Oleander

Oleander

Nerium oleander

We love to plant them as a fast growing privacy hedge. Also adds wonderful color to any landscape! Heat, wind, air pollution, drought and salt tolerant once established

Dwarf Oleander

Dwarf Oleander

Nerium oleander

Dwarf Oleander is a beautiful, popular choice for large hedges with a lower profile that’s great for privacy, and for adding a splash of vibrant color into landscapes.

Chihuahuan Sage

Chihuahuan Sage

Leucophyllum laevigatum

Plant Chihuahuan Sage and bask in the beauty of the profuse fragrant lavender blooms adorning your landscape from summer to fall. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.

Creosote Bush

Creosote Bush

Larrea tridentata

The Creosote Bush is a showy and aromatic evergreen shrub that can grow tall and dense, making it an excellent choice for a windbreak or used as a privacy screen.

Deer Grass

Deer Grass

Muhlenbergia rigens

Deer Grass is a hardy perennial clumping ornamental grass that has many uses in landscapes – from being effective for erosion control to adding a beautiful effect when mass planted.

Dwarf Myrtle

Dwarf Myrtle

Myrtus communis ‘Compacta’

A popular, compact evergreen shrub valued for its use as a low to medium hedge and foundation. Ideal for porches, patios, and border lines!

Elephant's Food

Elephant's Food

Portulacaria afra

Versatile. Can be used as bonsai or topiary, spread as a low shrub or ground cover, or grown upright where it adds lots of character, indoors or outdoors.

Golden Bamboo

Golden Bamboo

Phyllostachys aurea

Golden Bamboo grows fast, so they are great for adding an attractive lush privacy screen to block out unwanted views or as a windbreak and sound barrier!

Green Fountain Grass

Green Fountain Grass

Pennisetum setaceum

We often plant them for adding height and structure to container plantings . These are excellent ornamental grasses for an accent around rock gardens or border areas.

Bamboo 'Gulf Stream Heavenly'

Bamboo 'Gulf Stream Heavenly'

Nandina domestica 'Gulf Stream'

A tough, very hardy compact evergreen shrub. Great for fine informal hedge, foundation planting and mixed borders. Vibrant, ever-changing foliage adds to its year-round interest.

Heavenly Bamboo

Heavenly Bamboo

Nandina domestica

Heavenly Bamboo is often used to create a colorful landscape that intensifies as the colors change! A versatile plant ideal for privacy hedge, border and mass planting.

Penstemon

Penstemon

Penstemon

Also called Beardtongue, these small flowering water wise shrubs come in different varieties each offering a unique color to enhance any landscape.

Pineapple Guava

Pineapple Guava

Feijoa sellowiana

Pineapple Guava is a good choice for an edible landscape! They yield edible tasty flowers and produce fruit with a sweet pineapple-like flavor. Also makes a great privacy hedge!

Pink Muhly

Pink Muhly

Muhlenbergia capillaris

Mass of feathery rosy red flowers can create textural drama, so we love to mass plant them in borders with shrubs and trees or in rock gardens. Great ornamental grass for coastal SoCal!

Mock Orange

Mock Orange

Pittosporum tobira

A medium to large hardy evergreen shrub that is an excellent choice for uses as a dense privacy screen. Can produce abundant fragrant white flowers in the spring.

Plumbago

Plumbago

Plumbago capensis

Plumbago is an evergreen rambling shrub that can create a visual explosion of sky blue flower clusters in any landscape! We love to plant them as a low hedge or as a ground cover.

Purple Fountain Grass

Purple Fountain Grass

Pennisetum setaceum ‘Rubrum’

One of the most attractive and versatile ornamental grasses featuring dramatic colors ideal for any landscape application. Effective for use in erosion control.

Red Mexican Bird of Paradise

Red Mexican Bird of Paradise

Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Medium to large growing shrubs display bright orange/red flowers from late spring through fall that contrast beautifully with the feathery green foliage!

Red Yucca

Red Yucca

Hesperaloe parviflora

Red Yuccas are Southwest natives with wonderful colors and textures and also one of the best accent plants you can find!

Red-Tip Photinia

Red-Tip Photinia

Photinia x fraseri

Red-Tip Photinia works well as a medium-sized evergreen shrub for privacy hedges or screens and looks great sheared or natural! Good low maintenance windbreak too.

Split-Leaf Philodendron

Split-Leaf Philodendron

Philodendron selloum

One of the most dramatic tropical plants and a great indoor and outdoor plant that’s been a longtime favorite for years!

Silver Cloud Sage

Silver Cloud Sage

Leucophyllum candidum

Silver Cloud Sage complements other shades of green in the landscape with their wonderful contrasting colors and texture.

Green Cloud Sage

Green Cloud Sage

Leucophyllum frutescens 'Green Cloud'

Plant this Green Cloud Sage shrub and enjoy a cloud of color that can carpet any landscape and bring curb appeal!

Yaupon Holly Stokes

Yaupon Holly Stokes

Ilex vomitoria 'Stokes'

One of the best small evergreen shrubs useful for planting along foundations and fence lines. A tough little shrub that is a good topiary plant or border plant.

Texas Sage

Texas Sage

Leucophyllum frutescens

Texas Sage is a very hardy shrub and can be shaped into balls and squares or left to grow naturally. They make a good waterwise privacy hedge!

Giant Timber Bamboo

Giant Timber Bamboo

Bambusa oldhamii

One of the best clumping bamboo you can find to add a large, dense privacy hedge to screen against unwanted views and create a private backyard retreat!

Twisted Myrtle

Twisted Myrtle

Myrtus communis ‘Boetica’

We love to plant them for their dark green foliage and twisting branch structure that complements a wide range of architectural structures. Excellent privacy hedge with aromatic leaves.

Wax Leaf Privet

Wax Leaf Privet

Ligustrum japonicum 'Texanum'

Popular choice for its many landscape uses, especially because it’s so adaptable to topiary forms! It’s an elegant addition to flank walkways, entryways, and a great privacy hedge.

Whirling Butterflies

Whirling Butterflies

Gaura lindheimeri 'Siskiyou Pink'

One look at this soft and pretty plant blowing in the wind evokes images of pink butterflies dancing along the thin green stems. 'Siskiyou Pink' looks delicate, but it’s actually quite hardy.

Indian Hawthorn

Indian Hawthorn

Rhaphiolepis indica

Use this Indian Hawthorn shrub to bring a wonderful splash of bright pink color and curb appeal into any landscape!

Santa Cruz Pyracantha

Santa Cruz Pyracantha

Pyracantha koidzumii 'Santa Cruz'

Santa Cruz Pyracantha is a medium to large shrub noted for producing an attractive display of white flower clusters and bright red berries. Great for use as an attractive privacy hedge!

Mexican Heather

Mexican Heather

Cuphea hyssopifolia

Enjoy the summertime spectacle of a landscape awash in beautiful purple flowers! These are an excellent accent plant in flowers beds, gardens and containers.

Asiatic Jasmine

Asiatic Jasmine

Trachelospermum asiaticum

Has a dense, low growth habit and lush dark green foliage that makes it an excellent choice for use as a groundcover. Excellent alternative to lawn grass!

Autumn Sage

Autumn Sage

Salvia greggii

Have a dense clumping growth habit and are a good choice for an attractive low hedge, especially around roses, where the colors contrast beautifully.

Baja Fairy Duster

Baja Fairy Duster

Calliandra californica

A constant bloomer with showy bright red bushy flowers that make this a must-have in any desert or waterwise landscape! Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.

Baja Ruellia

Baja Ruellia

Ruellia peninsularis

Creates a colorful scene filled with deep blue, purple-like bell-shaped flowers set against a light green foliage backdrop. Excellent for adding color to any waterwise landscape!

Bells of Fire

Bells of Fire

Tecoma stans 'Bells of Fire'

Abundant clusters of bright red trumpets in spring and deep orange in the heat of summer add a colorful scene into any landscape. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.

Bursage

Bursage

Ambrosia deltoidea

The foliage and flowers of Ambrosia deltoidea blends well in natural desert and open space desert landscapes. Often used for re-vegetation projects.

Chaparral Sage

Chaparral Sage

Salvia clevelandii

A native Southern Californian and an aromatic beauty featuring talk stalks of purple flowers and very fragrant silver gray foliage that attracts humming birds and butterflies!

Coral Fountain

Coral Fountain

Russelia equisetiformis

A must-have for anyone that loves hummingbirds and butterflies! Coral-red blooms help to make this a beautiful accent for use in rock gardens and waterwise landscapes.

Damianita Daisy

Damianita Daisy

Chrysactinia mexicana

Features bright yellow daisy-like flowers and aromatic green leaves that can add a splash of color into any landscape. Great for slopes and mixes well with Agaves, Aloes, and Yuccas.

Dwarf Golden Arborvitae

Dwarf Golden Arborvitae

Thuja orientalis ‘Aurea Nana’

Grow in an upright global shape with bright golden yellow foliage that changes to a bronze color in the winter. Compact, round growth habit ideal for border or hedge.

Giant Bird of Paradise

Giant Bird of Paradise

Strelitzia nicolai

Highly prized clumping, tree-like plant noted for its extremely large and showy flowers. This is a must-have for anyone looking to add lush, tropical foliage into a landscape!

Globe Mallow

Globe Mallow

Sphaeralcea ambigua

Prized for their attractive downy leaves and bright soft orange, pink or purple flowers that can bloom like a wildflower in late spring and summer. Great for drought tolerant landscapes.

Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea spp.

Bougainvillea are one of the most popular plants in the Southwest, where they are prized for their massive display of bright flowers that come in a variety of vibrant colors!

Boxleaf Euonymus

Boxleaf Euonymus

Euonymus japonicus ‘Microphyllus’

Boxleaf Euonymous is an ideal compact plant with deep green, dense foliage that’s perfect for use as low hedge or border. Retains its good looks all year long!

Brazilian Skyflower

Brazilian Skyflower

Duranta repens

Fantastic drought tolerant plants that produce long narrow clusters of small purple flowers followed by yellow/orange berries that can add a nice splash of color.

Brittlebush

Brittlebush

Encilia farinosa

A small to medium sized mounding shrub, Brittlebush can add some fantastic golden color to landscapes when flowers bloom in the spring.

Green Carpet

Green Carpet

Carissa macrocarpa 'Green Carpet'

Glossy dark green leaves, sweet-smelling little white flowers and bright red fruits are all wonderful characteristics of this showy Green Carpet, one of the best low-growing groundcovers you can find!

Green Spire Euonymus

Green Spire Euonymus

Euonymus japonicus 'Green Spire'

A well-behaved plant with a narrow growth habit that makes it ideal for small spaces. If you need the height, but can’t sacrifice the space, plant this shrub!

Green Hopseed

Green Hopseed

Dodonea viscosa

Large, sun loving, drought tolerant bush often used as a screen or filler plant. Plant them in groupings to provide a great windbreak or privacy hedge.

Jojoba

Jojoba

Simmondsia chinensis

Jojoba can grow to be a large shrub that's great for screening. Low water use and year-round green color makes them an excellent choice for any water-wise landscape!

Arizona Yellowbells

Arizona Yellowbells

Tecoma stans

Arizona Yellowbells feature big clusters of long, trumpet-shaped yellow flowers that can make any landscape pop with vibrant color! Good for boundary planting, big shrub border and screening.

Variegated Euonymus

Variegated Euonymus

Euonymous japonica ‘Aureo-Variegata’

Euonymous japonica ‘Aureo-Variegata’ varieties are excellent medium to large shrubs that are a good choice for adding a colorful privacy hedge or screen to any landscape.

Mexican Bush Sage

Mexican Bush Sage

Salvia leucantha

This Mexican Sage Bush is a favorite throughout Southern California and we love to plant them on dry slopes, in mixed beds and as a colorful addition to a rock garden.

Valentine Emu Bush

Valentine Emu Bush

Eremophila maculata 'Valentine'

Just what you need to add vibrant color to any desert and water-wise landscape! Can produce masses of bright red tubular flowers from late winter to early spring.

Cape Honeysuckle

Cape Honeysuckle

Tecoma capensis

Grow them as a vine or shrub, either way they can bring a burst of bright orange trumpet-shaped flowers that can add some much needed curb appeal. These are one of the most versatile plants for any landscape!

Orange Jubilee

Orange Jubilee

Tecoma alata

A large, fast-growing shrub noted for its abundant cluster of orange trumpet blooms. Great choice for use as screens, privacy hedges, along walls and borders.

Tuttlei Natal Plum

Tuttlei Natal Plum

Carissa macrocarpa 'Tuttlei'

We love to plant this South African native as formal hedge along house walls or bordering walkways. They love to grow in our local climate, from the desert to the sea!

Pink Fairy Duster

Pink Fairy Duster

Calliandra eriophylla

The Pink Fairy Duster works like magic in the way its dramatic burst of small pink clusters can add delicate color to any harsh and arid landscape. A very nice accent for rock gardens.

Tropical Hibiscus

Tropical Hibiscus

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

These medium to large growing shrubs feature lush, dark green foliage and large, bright tropical flowers that come in variety of colors and add lots of colorful character to any landscape!

Purple Hopseed

Purple Hopseed

Dodonaea viscosa ‘Purpurea’

Colorful foliage makes this a popular choice in Southern California for use in borders, hedge, and espalier, urban gardens, as a windbreak, and to block out unwanted views!

Upright Rosemary

Upright Rosemary

Rosmarinus officinalis

Aromatic and pretty, Upright Rosemary is a Mediterranean native that fits wonderfully in any Southern California landscape.

Ruellia

Ruellia

Ruellia brittoniana

An easy to grow Mexican and southwestern U.S. native that's very useful as a colorful filler in larger landscape areas. Suitable for a wide range of landscape applications.

Tropical Bird of Paradise

Tropical Bird of Paradise

Strelitzia reginae

This Strelitzia is one of the most famous tropical plants, where it’s prized for its interesting, large, bird-like, orange and blue white flower heads.

Solanum 'Purple Potato Vine'

Solanum 'Purple Potato Vine'

Solanum jasminoides

We love to plant this attractive medium to large rambling shrub as a colorful privacy screen or as a wonderful background accent in any landscape.

Texas Olive

Texas Olive

Cordia boissieri

Grown for their showy bright white flowers and dark green leaves, and we also love to use them in any landscape as a beautiful small tree or screening hedge.

Roses

Roses

Rosa

Container-grown roses are delivered fresh from our farms and we carry may different varieties. We also love to plant them outdoors as one of the most breathtaking hedges you can find!

Trailing Rosemary

Trailing Rosemary

Rosmarinus officinalis 'Prostratus'

We love to plant Trailing Rosemary as an attractive groundcover. This is an attractive and aromatic shrub suitable for a wide range of landscaping applications!

Torch Glow Bougainvillea

Torch Glow Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea 'Torch Glow'

No doubt about it, the Torch Glow Bougainvillea, a compact, rounded shrub, can add instant curb appeal thanks to their bursts of almost year round colors!