All Ablaze is the perfect color of red to cover a trellis or wall where the flames can roam. This showy continuous bloomer has large clusters of cherry red double ruffled flowers that carry a mild spice fragrance. Hardy and vigorous, this climber is perfect for an arbor, fence, gateway or pillar in any style garden. Blooms on old and new wood.
Marmalade bush or Orange Browallia (Streptosolen jamesonii) Full sun, fast-growing, evergreen shrub 6 ft. tall, showy yellow to dark orange flowers nearly all year in zones 10-11. Needs open, sunny site with excellent drainage. Sprawling growth likes support.
One of the most striking of the native bunch grasses. To 2’ tall, the panicle-like inflorescence has a single awn that is strongly bent. Glimmers when backlit. 2 - 3' perennial. Very drought-tolerant. Often self-sows.
Big, bold, fast & flamboyant Castor Bean plants are shameless attention grabbers! This new variety from New Zealand flaunts large deep purple foliage as well as purple stems. Grow a big leafy specimen or background plant in a hurry. To 3’ tall, evergreen & perennial in USDA Zone 9b-11 (here in coastal California), annual elsewhere. Grow in rich soil & regular water for best show. Warning seeds are poisonous if eaten.