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 common Western wildflower populates sunny meadows, growing 8–16 in. high and wide, with narrow, fleshy, gray-green leaves. From late winter into spring, dainty magenta flowers, about 1 in. wide, are produced on 8-in.-long stems. Grow from seed.
This annual is an infrequently grown species. Flowers are small (just 1 in. wide) and single, but bloo...
Native to tropical America (mostly Mexico). Showy summer- and fall-blooming plants, open and branching...
Brightly colored blooms look like small, spurred snapdragons (Antirrhinum). Medium green, ver...