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Turtle Bay's McConnell Arboretum & Botanical Gardens Nursery Inventory

We grow drought tolerant plants, California natives, and plants that survive and thrive in our area.

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Nursery open every Friday & Saturday, 9am-1pm

Our friendly, expert staff is to here to help you! Not sure what plant to put where? Walk through the Gardens to get ideas, then talk to one of our experts about what plants will work best for your garden!

  • Located at 1100 Arboretum Drive off of North Market Street
  • Have questions? Email us at gardens@turtlebay.org
  • Turtle Bay members receive 20% and volunteers receive 25% discounts year-round!

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Looking for California native plants? Type "Native" in the Common Name field for a list of  our current natives.

Replacing your lawn to be more drought tolerant? Here's a list of plants at Turtle Bay's Nursery that are on the WUCOLS list for drought tolerant gardening and lawn replacement! Click here! 




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Below is a complete list of current plant inventory in the Turtle Bay Nursery.  CLICK on the plant botanical names below to download PDF information sheets (See example at right).  Information sheets include photos and cultural information for each plant.

We love questions! Come in Fridays and Saturdays 9am-1pm if you have questions about how to use the plants in your garden, or email us at gardens@turtlebay.org.

Botanical Name Common Name Row
Achillea millefolium Common Yarrow - CA Native A
Achillea 'Moonshine' Moonshine Yarrow 4.5B
Acorus gramineus 'Variegatus' Variegated Japanese Sweet Flag 4A
Agave americana Century Plant 17A
Agave americana 'Variegata' Variegated Century Plant 17A
Agave parryii Parry'y Agave 17A
Ajuga reptans 'Catlins Giant' Carpet Bugleweed 4B
Alchemilla mollis Lady's Mantle 4B
Allium cepa var. proliferum Egyptian Onion, Walking Onion 16A
Allium tuberosum Garlic Chives 7A
Aloe 'Johnson's Hybrid' Aloe Hybrid 4A
Amaryllis belladonna Naked Ladies 7A
Amorpha californica California False Indigo - CA Native E
Amsonia hubrichtii Thread-leaf Bluestar TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Anemone x hybrida Japanese Anemone 4A
Anemone x hybrida 'Hadspen Abundance' Japanese Anemone TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Anemone x hybrida 'September Charm' Japanese Anenome TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Anemopsis californica Yerba Mansa - CA Native 3A
Aquilegia chrysantha 'Yellow Queen' Golden Columbine 14B
Arbutus unedo 'Compacta' Strawberry Tree, Compact 14.5B
Arbutus unedo 'Marina' Strawberry Tree 19A
Aristea ecklonii Blue Corn Lily 4.5B
Aristolochia californica California Pipevine - CA Native 13B
Artemisia abrotanum Southern-Wood 7A
Artemisia douglasiana Western Mugwort - CA Native 13A
Artemisia 'Powis Castle' Artemisia 18A
Aster cordifolius Blue Wood Aster 5B
Aster ericoides Heath Aster 4.5B
Atriplex lentiformis breweri Saltbush - CA Native C
Baccharis pilularis ‘Twin Peaks’ Dwarf Coyote Bush C
Baccharis pilularis subsp. consanguinea Coyote Brush - CA Native F
Bambusa Multiplex 'Fernleaf" Fernleaf Bamboo 14.5B
Berberis (Mahonia) aquifolium 'Compacta' Compact Oregon Grape - CA Native 13B
Bergenia ciliata Hairy Bergenia 4B
Bletilla striata Chinese Ground Orchid 4 End of Row
Bouteloua gracilis Blue Grama Grass - CA Native A
Callicarpa bodinieri 'Profusion' Bodinier Beautyberry 14.5B
Calocedrus decurrens Incense Cedar - CA Native 3A
Calycanthus occidentalis Spice Bush - CA Native G
Campanula poscharskyana Serbian Bellflower 14A
Carex albula Curly Blonde Sedge 14A
Carex barbarae Santa Barbara Sedge - CA Native C
Carex divulsa (tumulicola) Eurasian Sedge (Berkeley Sedge) 14A
Carex morrowii 'Variegata' Variegated Japanese Sedge 13A
Carex testacea New Zealand Sedge 5A
Carpenteria californica Bush Anemone 13B
Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Blue Beard' Blue Beard 8A
Centaurea gymnocarpa Velvet Centaurea TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Cephalanthus occidentalis californicus Buttonwillow - CA Native G
Ceratostigma plumbaginoides Dwarf Plumbago TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Ceratothica triloba African Foxglove 4A
Cercis canadensis Eastern Redbud 14.5B
Cercis occidentalis Western Redbud - CA Native E
Chasmanthium latifolium Sea Oats 14A
Chilopsis linearis Desert Willow (Burgandy Flowers) - CA Native E
Chiltalpa (xChitalpa) tashkentensis 'Pink Dawn' Chitalpa 19A
Chionanthus retusus Chinese Fringe Tree 14.5B
Chlorogalum pomeridianum Soap Root G
Cistanthe grandiflora 'Brightness' Rock Purslane 5B
Cistus hybridus (x corbariensis) White Rockrose 9A
Cistus incanus Hairy Rockrose 9A
Cistus salviifolius Sageleaf Rockrose 9A
Cistus x pulverulentus 'Sunset" Rockrose 9A
Cistus x purpureus Orchid Rockrose TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Cistus x skanbergii Coral Rockrose 9A
Clematis ligusticifolia Western Clematis - CA Native 3A
Clerodendrum bungei Cashmere Bouquet 14A
Cornus stolonifera baileyi Redtwig Dogwood - CA Native 13B
Cornus stolonifera yellow Yellowtwig Dogwood - CA Native 13A
Cotula lineariloba Brass Buttons TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Cuphea 'Strybing Sunset' Strybing Sunset Cuphea 4.5B
Cyperus alternifolius 'Gracilis' Dwarf Papyrus 4.5B
Deschampsia cespitosa Tufted Hair Grass - CA Native 13A
Deutzia scabra 'Pride of Rochester' Deutzia 'Pride of Rochester' 14.5B
Epilobium californica California Fuchsia TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Epilobium californica 'Silver Leaf Form' Silver Leaf California Fuchsia - CA Native C
Equisetum scirpoides Dwarf Horsetail Rush 4B
Eragrostis chloromelas Love Grass 6A
Erigeron karvinskianus Santa Barbara Daisy TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Eriogonum fasciculatum California Buckwheat - CA Native C
Eriogonum nudum Naked Buckwheat - CA Native TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Euonymus alatus Burning Bush TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Euphorbia characias Euphorbia TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Euphorbia cyparissias Cypress Spurge 5B
Euphorbia rigida Euphorbia 17A
Festuca idahoensis 'Siskiyou Blue' Siskiyou Blue Grass - CA Native 3B
Frangula californica (see Rhamnus californica) Coffeeberry 13A
Fraxinus latifolia Oregon Ash - CA Native 13B
Fremontodendron 'San Gabriel' Flannel Bush C
Gaillardia 'Maxima Aurea' Blanket Flower TABLE
Galium odoratum Sweet Woodruff 4.5A
Gomphostigma virgatum Otterbush 5b
Grevillea lanigera 'Mount Tamboritha' Prostrate Wooly Grevillea 4A
Grevillea lavandulacea 'Penola' Penola Lavender Grevillea 14.5B
Haloragis erecta 'Wellington Bronze' Erect Seaberry 4.5B
Hedychium coronarium Ornamental Ginger TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Hemerocallis 'Kwanso' Hybrid Daylily 4.5B
Heteromeles arbutifolia Toyon - CA Native 13A
Hibiscus coccineus Star of Texas 4.5B
Houttuynia cordata Houttuynia 4A
Hyalis argentea var. argentea Olivillo or Blanquillo 7A
Hypericum androsaemum 'Albury Purple' St. Johnswort 14B
Iris germanica 'Pledge Allegiance' Bearded Iris 16A
Iris pseudacorus Yellow Flag Iris 14.5B
Juncus effusus var. pacificus Pacific Rush - CA Native 13B
Juncus patens 'Carman's Gray' California Gray Rush - CA Native 13B
Juncus patens 'Occidental Blue' California Gray Rush - CA Native 13B
Juncus tenuis Pathway Rush - CA Native 13B
Juncus xiphioides Irisleaf Rush - CA Native 13B
Kniphofia uvaria Red Hot Poker 7A
Laurus nobilis Bay Laurel 4.5A
Lavandula 'Goodwin Creek Grey' Lavender Hybrid 8A
Lavandula stoechas Spanish Lavender 8A
Lavandula x intermedia 'Provence' Hedge Lavender TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Leonotis leonurus Lion's Tail 4.5B
Libertia grandiflora New Zealand Iris 14A
Lonicera fragrantissima Winter Honeysuckle 14B
Lupinus albifrons Silver Bush Lupine A
Lychnis coronaria Rose Campion 7A
Lychnis coronaria 'Occulata' Occulata Rose Campion 5A
Lysimachia ciliata 'Atropurpurea' Loosestrife 14A
Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea' Golden Creeping Jenny 4A
Mahonia (Berberis aquifolium 'Compacta') Oregon Grape See Berberis aquifolium 'Compacta'
Miscanthus sinensis condensatus 'Cosmopolitan' Maiden Grass 'Cosmopolitan' 5B
Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus' Porcupine Grass 6A
Muhlenbergia rigens Deer Grass - CA Native A
Myrtus communis True Myrtle 8A
Myrtus communis 'Boetica' Twisted Myrtle 8A
Myrtus communis 'Compacta Variegata' Dwarf Variegated Myrtle 8A
Nassella (Stipa) tenuissima Mexican Feather Grass 6A
Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant' Catmint TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Oenothera elata hookeri Hooker's Evening Primrose - CA Native A
Panicum virgatum 'Prairie Sky' Switch Grass 6A
Patrinia scabiosafolia Patrinia 14B
Pavonia hastata Cape Mallow 9A
Pelargonium graveolens Rose-scented Geranium 14.5A
Pelargonium graveolens 'Robert's Lemon Scented Rose' Lemon Scented Geranium TABLE
Pelargonium sidoides 'Burgundy Form' Burgundy Pelargonium TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Cassian' Fountain Grass 5B
Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Moudry' Black-Seeded Fountain Grass 5B
Pennisetum 'Fairy Tails' Fountain Grass 6A
Penstemon 'Garnet' Garnet Penstemon TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Penstemon heterophyllus 'Margarita BOP' Margarita BOP Foothill Penstemon - CA Native A
Penstemon 'Midnight' Penstemon 5A
Penstemon parryi Parry's Penstemon 4B
Perovskia atriplicifolia Russian Sage 9A
Persicaria virginiana 'Painter's Palette' Knotweed 14B
Phalaris arundinacea picta 'Feesey' Ribbon Grass 4A
Phlomis purpurea Jerusalem Sage 8A
Phlomis samia Greek Jerusalem Sage 4.5A
Phygelius x rectus 'African Queen' Cape Fuchsia 4.5B
Phygelius x rectus 'Moonraker' Cape Fuchsia 4.5B
Pistacia chinensis Chinese Pistache 19A
Plantago major 'Atropurpurea' Purple Plantain 4B
Polianthes tuberosa Tuberose 4.5A
Polianthes tuberosa Double Tuberose 4.5A
Punica granatum 'Nana' Dwarf Pomegranate 6A
Quercus douglasii Blue Oak - CA Native E
Quercus lobata Valley Oak - CA Native E
Quercus palustris Pin Oak 14.5B
Quercus suber Cork Oak 19A
Quercus wislizeni Interior Live Oak - CA Native E
Rehmannia elata Chinese Foxglove 4A
Rhamnus (Frangula) californica Coffeeberry TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Rhus (Searsia) lancea African Sumac 18A
Rhus typhina Staghorn Sumac 18A
Ribes viburnifolium Evergreen Currant - CA Native 3B
Rosa banksiae 'Alba Plena' White Lady Banks' Rose 5B
Rosa banksiae 'Lutea' Double Yellow Lady Banks' Rose 5A
Rosa chinensis 'Mutabilis' Mutabilis Rose TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Rosa sp. Wild White Rose Species Rose - CA Native 3A
Rosa wichuraiana Memorial Rose 5B
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Majorca Pink' Rosemary 16A
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Prostratus' Prostrate Rosemary 16A
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Tuscan Blue' Rosemary 16A
Rudbeckia hirta 'Cherry Brandy' Gloriosa Daisy TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Ruellia brittoniana Mexican Petunia 5A
Salix purpurea Purple Osier 5A
Salvia 'Bee's Bliss' Bee's Bliss Sage - CA Native C
Salvia chamaedryoides Germander Sage 15B
Salvia clevelandii 'Allen Chickering' Blue Sage - CA Native C
Salvia coccinea 'Coral Nymph' Coral Nymph Sage 15A
Salvia elegans Pineapple Sage 14.5B
Salvia greggii ' Magenta Autumn Sage' Magenta Autumn Sage TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Salvia greggii 'Coral' Autumn Sage 15B
Salvia greggii 'Lipstick' 'Lipstick' Pink Autumn Sage TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Salvia greggii 'Playa Rosa' Pink Beach Autumn Sage 15B
Salvia greggii 'Purple Autumn Sage' Purple Autumn Sage 15A
Salvia greggii 'Red Autumn Sage' Red Autumn Sage 15A
Salvia greggii 'Red Swing' Autumn Sage 15A
Salvia greggii 'Teresa' Autumn Sage 15B
Salvia guaranitica 'Black and Blue' Anise-Scented Sage TABLE
Salvia involucrata Roseleaf Sage TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Salvia leucantha Mexican Sage 15A
Salvia leucophylla Purple or Gray Sage - CA Native TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Salvia lyrata Lyreleaf Sage 15B
Salvia lyrata 'Purple Volcano' Lyreleaf Sage 14.5A
Salvia microphlla purple Purple Littleleaf Sage 15B
Salvia microphylla 'Berzerkeley' Berzerkeley Sage 15B
Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips' Hot Lips Sage 15A
Salvia microphylla 'Red Velvet' Sage DISPLAY
Salvia microphylla 'Rosita' Rosita Littleleaf Sage TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Salvia microphylla 'San Carlos Festival' San Carlos Festival Sage 15A
Salvia officinalis Common Sage 15A
Salvia 'Sally Greenwood' Sally Greenwood Sage TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Salvia sclarea Clary Sage 15B
Salvia spathacea Hummingbird Sage - CA Native TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Salvia x jamensis 'California Sunset' Jame Sage 15A
Salvia x jamensis 'Moonlight' Jame Sage 15B
Salvia x jamensis 'Tangerine Ballet' Jame Sage 15A
Sambucus nigra 'Variegata' Variegated Black 14A
Schizachyrium scoparium Little Bluestem TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Searsia (Rhus) lancea African Sumac See Rhus lancea
Sedum 'Autumn Joy' Stonecrop TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Sedum kamtschaticum Sedum 4B
Sedum moranense Red Stonecrop 5A
Sedum rupestre Spruce Sedum 5A
Sedum rupestre 'Angelina' Angelina Sedum 5A
Sequoia sempervirens Coastal Redwood - CA Native 3A
Sidalcea malviflora 'Palustre' Checkerbloom - CA Native C
Sisyrinchium idahoense bellum Native Blue-eyed Grass - CA Native C
Solanum laxum (jasminoides) White Potato Vine 4.5B
Solidago canadensis 'Summer Showers' Summer Showers Goldenrod 5B
Solidago rugosa 'Fireworks' Goldenrod 5B
Sphaeralcea ambigua Apricot Mallow C
Stachys byzantina 'Countess Helen von Stein' Lamb's Ears TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Stipa (Nassella) gigantea Giant Feather Grass 6A
Symphoricarpos albus Common Snowberry - CA Native 3B
Teucrium fruticans Bush Germander 9A
Thymus fragrantissimus Orange Scented Thyme TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Thymus pseudolanuginosus Wooly Thyme 5A
Trachelium caeruleum 'Jemmy Royal Purple' Blue Throatwort 4B
Verbascum bombyciferum 'Silver Lining' Mullein 7A
Verbena bonariensis Tall Verbena 8A
Verbena lasiostachys Western Vervain - CA Native C
Verbena lilacina Cefros Island Verbena TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Verbena rigida 'Polaris' Verbena 7A
Veronica peduncularis 'Georgia Blue' Speedwell 4.5A
Vitex agnus-castus Chaste Tree 19A
Vitex negundo 'Heterophylla' Cut-Leaf Chaste Tree 19A
Vitex rotundifolia Beach Vitex TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT
Vitis californica California Grape - CA Native 3B
Zauschneria (see Epilobium) California fuchsia C

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