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Pineapple Guava

This versatile and easy growing plant with a tropical look will add character to any garden. With gray green foliage and white flowers with red accent, it can be grown as a bush, espalier, hedge or small specimen tree. Grows well in most soil types. Once established, it will tolerate mild drought. With moderate growth reaching 10-15' in height and width. Pineapple Guava is bird-friendly producing edible fruit. Plant with Bottlebrush, Loropetalum or Variegated Ginger for added interest.

Bald Cypress

The Bald Cypress is a popular deciduous tree valued for its ability to grow in both dry and wet soils. The foliage is soft and feathery, bright green in summer, turning coppery-bronze in fall before dropping. A really nice landscape effect as a single specimen or when planted in groups. They grow best in full sun and need to be watered regularly until they are established. They can grow to be 50'-70' tall with a 25' spread at maturity. They do best in zones 5-10 and require little pruning. Should be fertilized in late spring and fall with a well balanced fertilizer.

Daylily 'Yangtze'

Bright lemon yellow 3-4" ruffled flowers appear above strap-like evergreen foliage beginning late spring and repeat throughout summer. These can grow to have an 18" height with an 18" spread. Grow best in full sun to partial shade. Make sure to water as needed to keep the soil moist to then acclimate. Grows best in zones 4-13. Great addition to any butterfly and bee garden with dependable summer blooms. Be sure to keep pets away from this flower as they are harmful if ingested.

Euryops 'Sunshine Yellow'

Also known as a Bush Daisy, this semi-evergreen shrub-like perennial can be grown in containers, beds and even used as a hedge. Performs best in Zones 7-10, but can be used as an annual in cold climates. Enjoys partial to full sun and once established, can tolerate some drought conditions. Will require more watering during times of extreme heat. This variety of Euryops attracts pollinators, is considered deer resistant and can tolerate some salt air conditions. Blooms nearly year-round in frost-free climates and deadheading encourages continuous flower production. Sold here at Creekside Nursery in a 2 gallon TC pot.

Coreopsis 'Nana'

Commonly known as tickseed this deep green perennial forms a dense, bushy slow crawling mat. They tend to show the most blooms in early spring to early summer. The bright golden flowers typically range to 2 inches across and stand high above the foliage. They can grow to be 6-9 inches tall with a 15-22cm spread. Deadheading will encourage blooms throughout summer into fall. They prefer full sun with well drained soil. Plant these in your flowerbed to attract butterflies and bees! Zones 1-9.