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Perennials
Frost usually comes sometime in December.  In this warm microclimate, many perennials continue to bloom sparsely through the first half of December, and sometimes until the beginning of January or beyond. 

Willow Leaf Sunflower
Firespike-3.html
Firespike
Zinnia-2.html
Mexican Bush Sage
Zinnia-2.html
Forsythia Sage

Salvia coccinea
BushDaisy-1.html
Bush Daisy
ButterflyWeed-3.html
Scarlet Milkweed

Agastache

Fuchsia

Flowering Maple
Zinnia-2.html
Mexican Tarragon
Pentas-2.html
Pentas 
SalviaVanhoutti-1.html
Belize Sage)
Zinnia-2.html
Salvia Indigo Spires

Helenium

Turk's Cap
Zinnia-2.html
Gerbera Daisy
SalviaGuaranitica-3.html
Salvia Guaranitica
Zinnia-2.html
Red Shrimp Plant
PorterWeed-1.html
Mexican Heather
Annuals - blooming until frost
Hollyhock-1.html
Pansy

Petunias-2.html
Petunias
These two annuals will grow all winter, when there is little color elsewhere.

Shrubs & Vines
TeaOlive-1.html
Tea Olive
Zinnia-2.html
Copper Canyon
Daisy
Cassia-2.html
Cassia
Satsuma-2.html
Tiwanica Lemon
Satsuma-2.html
Satsuma
EncoreAzalea-1.html
Encore Azalea

Willow Jessamine

Calamondin
Roses - still some blooms

Camellia sasanqua
Camellia-1.html
Camellia Japonica

Fruit and Vegetables (thumbnails to be added soon)
  • Collards
  • Lettuce
  • Mustard
  • Sugar Snap Peas
  • Onions, Chives, Garlic Chives