These beautiful and hardy plants can handle the hot and dry conditions of Southern California. They are favored due to the ease in caring for them and for the gorgeous colors they add to your landscape.
Adding charm to your vase or in the middle of a perennial border. The miniature hollyhock blooms in summer and comes in shades of pink, red, lavender, and white.
A California shrub with wonderful blue, fragrant flowers that appear in masses on the plants in late spring and early summer.
Baby Blue Eyes
A wonderful annual with a low habit and sky-blue blooms, baby blue eyes adds lovely color to the front of your spring and summer border.
California’s state flower, a longtime favorite offering beautiful flowers in shades of orange, yellow, cream, apricot, and pink.
Cheering up any dull spots in your landscape. The flowers are fragrant and brightly colored. Though it’s an annual, it will self-seed, and come back year after year.
Godetia is a delightful annual that thrives just about anywhere. The long-lasting flowers appear through summer in shades of lavender, pink, carmine, and white.
The hummingbird’s favorite! This bloom offers delicate, fine textured foliage and bright, orange-red or yellow flowers all summer long.
Create a no-maintenance, drought-tolerant carpet of blue-gray in your garden with this sedum. In summer, the wonderful foliage is accented by starry yellow blooms.
Sometimes called firecracker penstemon, this desert plant’s scarlet-red flowers make an eye-popping effect in the garden.
This coreopsis is a carefree, self-seeding annual that creates loads of bright yellow colors all summer long. It’s as tough and drought tolerant as it is attractive.
Another hummingbird favorite, this plant offers beautiful late-summer orange and red flowers and a ground-hugging habit.
Black-eyed Susans are much-loved garden plants that feature daisy-like, golden flowers in summer and autumn. They range in color from rusty red to lemon yellow to the more traditional gold.
Desert Evening Primrose
This creeping evening primrose is an ideal groundcover. Nearly pest-free, it has shimmering white flowers that have a delightful fragrance.