Evergreen, Shrubs, Flowers
These 2–5-ft.-tall Australian evergreens produce showy clusters of sweet pea-shaped flowers in a blend of orange and purplish red, late winter through spring. A lighter crop often blooms in fall. Fast growing, with slender, graceful branches. Let them spill over walls or banks, or out of containers. To keep them compact, pinch regularly and cut back after flowering. Hardy to 24°F (–4°C).
Grows to 3–5 ft. tall and wide. Dark green leaves with small, prickly teeth along the edges; red, orange, and yellow flowers. Sometimes erroneously sold as C. ilicifolium.
Native to the Channel Islands off the coast of Southern California. The species has lobed or scallop-e...
This California native from the Channel Islands has finely cut, silvery foliage similar to dusty mille...
Grows to 7 ft. tall and 4 ft. wide, with an open-growing habit. White flowers.