Native to the temperate Pacific coastal regions of North and South America, these clumping evergreen and annual perennials are grown for their satiny, cup-shaped flowers. All tolerate lean soil, but grow and flower best in humus-rich loam. Good drainage is essential.Calandrinia ciliata
This commonWestern wildflower populatessunny meadows, growing 8–16in. high and wide, with narrow,fleshy, gray-green leaves. Fromlate winter into spring, daintymagenta flowers, about 1 in.wide, are produced on 8-in.-longstems. Grow from seed.
Mediterranean native. Old fashioned favorite 1 to 1 1/ 2 ft. high, 10 in. wide. All leaves, even those...
Native to south Asia. Each vine needs at least 25 sq. ft., but you can run vines up a fence or trellis...
Mediterranean native. Includes curly as well as broad-leafed endive (escarole), both of which form a r...