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NURSERY

 

NURSERY

at Turtle Bay Exploration Park

The McConnell Arboretum & Botanical Nursery is open to the public and offers mediterranean-climate zone species, California natives, ornamental grasses, and locally adapted perennials for purchase by the public.  All of our plants are propagated on site!

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

Turtle Bay members receive 20% and volunteers receive 25% discounts year-round!


 

Plant Prices
1 Gallon $7
2 Gallon $10
5 Gallon $14.50
15 Gallon $21.50

Open to the Public

Every Friday & Saturday, 9am - 1pm
1100 Arboretum Drive, Redding, CA
Phone 530-242-3169
Email gardens@turtlebay.org

 

Nursery Inventory List

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. Please note: we work to keep the inventory up-to-date, but availability is subject to change.

Botanical Name | Common Name | Row


Acacia baileyana 'Purpurea' | Purple Bailey Acacia |  4.5B


Acacia cultriformis |Knife-leaf Acacia | 18A


Achillea millefolium | Common Yarrow - CA Native | A


Achillea millefolium rosea | Pink Yarrow - CA Native | G



Aesculus californica | California Buckeye | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


Agave americana | Century Plant | 17A


Agave americana 'Variegata' | Variegated Century Plant | 17A


Agave parryii | Parry's Agave | 17A


Ajuga reptans 'Catlins Giant' | Carpet Bugleweed | 4B


Alchemilla mollis | Lady's Mantle | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


Allium cepa var. proliferum | Egyptian Onion, Walking Onion | 16A


Allium tuberosum | Garlic Chives | 7A


Amaryllis belladonna | Naked Ladies | 7A


Amorpha californica | California False Indigo - CA Native | E


Anemone x hybrida | Japanese Anemone | 4A


Anemone x hybrida 'Hadspen Abundance' | Japanese Anemone | 4A


Aquilegia chrysantha 'Yellow Queen' | Golden Columbine | 14B


Arbutus unedo 'Compacta' | Strawberry Tree, Compact | 14.5B


Aristea ecklonii | Blue Corn Lily | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


Aristolochia californica | California Pipevine - CA Native | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


Artemisia abrotanum | Southern-Wood | 7A


Artemisia douglasiana | Western Mugwort - CA Native | 13A


Artemisia 'Powis Castle' | Artemisia | 18A


Asclepias fascicularis | Narrow Leaf Milkweed | E


Aster cordifolius | Blue Wood Aster | 5B


Aster ericoides | Heath Aster | 4.5B


Atriplex lentiformis breweri | Saltbush - CA Native | C


Austrostipa ramoissima | Pillar of Smoke | 15A


Baccharis pilularis subsp. consanguinea | Coyote Brush - CA Native | E


Bambusa Multiplex 'Fernleaf' | Fernleaf Bamboo | 14.5B


Bergenia ciliata | Hairy Bergenia | 4A


Bergenia cordifolia | Heartleaf Bergenia | 4A


=Bouteloua gracilis | Blue Grama Grass - CA Native | A


Buddleja davidii 'Black Knight' | Black Knight Butterfly Bush | 5B


Buddleja davidii 'White Profusion' | White Profusion Butterfly Bush | 5B


Caesalpinia gilliesii | Yellow Bird of Paradise | 19A


Callicarpa bodinieri 'Profusion' | Bodinier Beautyberry | 14.5B


Calocedrus decurrens | Incense Cedar - CA Native | 3A


Calycanthus occidentalis | Spice Bush - CA Native | 13A & G


Campanula poscharskyana | Serbian Bellflower | 14A


Carex albula | Curly Blonde Sedge | 14A


Carex barbarae | Santa Barbara Sedge - CA Native | C


Carex buchananii | Leather Leaf Sedge | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


Carex divulsa (tumulicola) | Eurasian Sedge (Berkeley Sedge) | 14A


Carex morrowii 'Variegata' | Variegated Japanese Sedge | 4B


Carex testacea | New Zealand Sedge | 15A




Centaurea gymnocarpa | Velvet Centaurea | 7A


Cephalanthus occidentalis californicus | Buttonwillow - CA Native | G


Ceratostigma plumbaginoides | Dwarf Plumbago | 4.5A


Ceratothica triloba | African Foxglove | 4A


Cercis canadensis | Eastern Redbud | 14.5B


Chasmanthium latifolium | Sea Oats | 14A


Chitalpa (xChitalpa) tashkentensis 'Pink Dawn' | Chitalpa | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


Chionanthus retusus | Chinese Fringe Tree | 14.5B


Chlorogalum pomeridianum | Soap Root | G





Cistus incanus | Hairy Rockrose | 9A


Cistus salviifolius | Sageleaf 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 yellow | Yellowtwig Dogwood - CA Native | 13A


Cotula lineariloba | Brass Buttons | 5A


Cuphea 'Strybing Sunset' | Strybing Sunset Cuphea | 4.5B


Cyperus alternifolius 'Gracilis' | Dwarf Papyrus | 4.5A


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 'Silver Select' | California Fuchsia - CA Native | A


Equisetum scirpoides | Dwarf Horsetail Rush | 4B


Eragrostis chloromelas | Love Grass | 7B


Erigeron karvinskianus | Santa Barbara Daisy | 5A


Eriogonum arborescens | Santa Cruz Island Buckwheat | C


Eriogonum nudum | Naked Buckwheat - CA Native | A


Euonymus alatus | Burning Bush | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


Euphorbia characias | Euphorbia | 7A


Euphorbia cyparissias | Cypress Spurge | 5B


Euphorbia rigida | Euphorbia | 17A


Festuca idahoensis 'Siskiyou Blue' | Siskiyou Blue Grass - CA Native | 3B



Fraxinus latifolia | Oregon Ash - CA Native | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


Fremontodendron 'San Gabriel' | Flannel Bush | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


Gaillardia aristata 'Bremen' | Bremen Blanket Flower | 4.5B


Gaillardia 'Maxima Aurea' | Blanket Flower | 4.5B


Galium odoratum | Sweet Woodruff | 4.5A


Gaura lindheimeri | Wand Flower | 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 | 14.5A


Hemerocallis 'Kwanso' | Hybrid Daylily | 4.5B


Hesperaloe parviflora | Red Yucca | 17A


Heteromeles arbutifolia | Toyon - CA Native | 13A


Houttuynia cordata | Houttuynia | 4.5A


Houttuynia cordata 'Chameleon' | Variegated Houttuynia | 4A


Hyalis argentea var. argentea | Olivillo or Blanquillo | 7A




Iris pallida 'Albo Variegata' | Variegated 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 & G


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 'Little Maid' | Torch Lily | 7A


Kniphofia uvaria | Red Hot Poker | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


Laurus nobilis | Bay Laurel | 4.5A


Lavandula 'Goodwin Creek Grey' | Lavender Hybrid | 8A


Lavandula stoechas | Spanish Lavender | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


Lavandula x intermedia 'Provence' | Hedge Lavender | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


Libertia grandiflora | New Zealand Iris | 14A


Lonicera fragrantissima | Winter Honeysuckle | 14B


Lychnis coronaria | Rose Campion | 7A


Lychnis coronaria 'Occulata' | Occulata Rose Campion | 5A



Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea' | Golden Creeping Jenny | 4A


Mimulus guttatus | Seep Monkey Flower | 3B


Miscanthus sinensis condensatus 'Cosmopolitan' | Maiden Grass 'Cosmopolitan' | 15A


Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus' | Porcupine Grass | 15A


Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus' | Variegated Maiden Grass | 15A


Muhlenbergia lindheimeri | Mexican Deer Grass | 7B


Muhlenbergia rigens | Deer Grass - CA Native | C


Myrsine africana | African Boxwood | 14.5B


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 | 7B



Oenothera elata hookeri | Hooker's Evening Primrose - CA Native | A


Panicum virgatum 'Prairie Sky' | Switch Grass | 15A


Pavonia hastata | Cape Mallow | 9A


Pelargonium graveolens | Rose-scented Geranium | 14.5A



Pelargonium sidoides 'Burgundy Form' | Burgundy Pelargonium | 5A


Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Cassian' | Fountain Grass | 15A


Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Moudry' | Black-Seeded Fountain Grass | 15A


Penstemon heterophyllus 'Margarita BOP' | Margarita BOP Foothill Penstemon - CA Native | A


Penstemon 'Midnight' | Midnight Penstemon | 5A


Penstemon parryi | Parry's Penstemon | 7A


Perovskia atriplicifolia | Russian Sage | 9A





Phlomis fruticosa | Jerusalem Sage | 8A


Phlomis purpurea | Jerusalem Sage | 8A


Phlomis samia | Greek Jerusalem Sage | 4.5A


Pistacia chinensis | Chinese Pistache | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


Plantago major 'Atropurpurea' | Purple Plantain | 4B


Punica granatum 'Nana' | Dwarf Pomegranate | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


Quercus chrysolepis | Canyon Live Oak | E


Quercus douglasii | Blue Oak - CA Native | E


Quercus lobata | Valley Oak - CA Native | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


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 integrifolia | Lemonade Berry | G


Rhus typhina | Staghorn Sumac | 18A


Ribes viburnifolium | Evergreen Currant - CA Native | 3B


Rosa banksiae 'Alba Plena' | White Lady Banks' Rose | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


Rosa banksiae 'Lutea' | Double Yellow Lady Banks' Rose | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


Rosa chinensis 'Mutabilis' | Mutabilis Rose | 5B


Rosa sp. Wild White Rose | Species Rose - CA Native | 3A


Rosa wichuraiana | Memorial Rose | 5B


Rosmarinus officinalis 'Majorca Pink' | Rosemary | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


Rosmarinus officinalis 'Prostratus' | Prostrate Rosemary | 16A


Rosmarinus officinalis 'Tuscan Blue' | Rosemary | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


Rudbeckia hirta 'Cherry Brandy' | Gloriosa Daisy | 5A


Ruellia brittoniana | Mexican Petunia | 5A


Salix purpurea | Purple Osier | 5A


Salvia chamaedryoides | Germander Sage | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


Salvia clevelandii 'Allen Chickering' | Blue Sage - CA Native | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


Salvia elegans | Pineapple Sage | 14.5B


Salvia greggii 'Coral' | Coral Autumn Sage | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


Salvia greggii 'Lipstick' | 'Lipstick' Pink Autumn Sage | 6A


Salvia greggii 'Magenta Autumn Sage' | Magenta Autumn Sage | 6A


Salvia greggii 'Playa Rosa' | Playa Rosa Autumn Sage | 6A


Salvia greggii 'Red Autumn Sage' | Red Autumn Sage | 6A


Salvia greggii 'Red Swing' | Red Swing Autumn Sage | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


Salvia greggii 'Teresa' | Teresa Autumn Sage | 6A


Salvia guaranitica 'Black and Blue' | Anise-Scented Sage | 6A


Salvia guaranitica 'Jean's Purple Passion' | Anise-Scented Sage | 4.5A


Salvia involucrata | Roseleaf Sage | 4.5B


Salvia leucophylla | Purple or Gray Sage - CA Native | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


Salvia lyrata | Lyreleaf Sage | 6A


Salvia lyrata 'Purple Volcano' | Lyreleaf Sage | 6A


Salvia microphylla 'Berzerkeley' | Berzerkeley Sage | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips' | Hot Lips Sage | 15A


Salvia microphylla purple | Purple Littleleaf Sage | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT



Salvia microphylla 'Rosita' | Rosita Littleleaf Sage | 15A


Salvia microphylla 'San Carlos Festival' | San Carlos Festival Sage | 6A


Salvia officinalis | Common Sage | 6A


Salvia sclarea | Clary Sage | 6A


Salvia spathacea | Hummingbird Sage - CA Native | 3B


Salvia x jamensis 'California Sunset' | Jame Sage | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT



Salvia x jamensis 'Tangerine Ballet' | Jame Sage | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


Sambucus nigra 'Variegata' | Variegated Black | 14A


Sasaella masumuneana 'Albostriata' | Dwarf Bamboo | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue' | Pincushion Flower | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


Searsia (Rhus) lancea | African SumacSee Rhus lancea


Sedum 'Autumn Joy' | Stonecrop | 5B


Sedum kamtschaticum | Sedum | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


Sedum 'Lemon Coral' | Lemon Coral Sedum | TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


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



Stachys byzantina | Lamb's Ears | 7A


Stipa (Nassella) gigantea | Giant Feather Grass | 7B


Symphoricarpos albus | Common Snowberry - CA Native | 3B


Symphoricarpos orbiculatus | Coral Berry, Indian Currant | 14B


Syringa pekinensis | Peking Tree Lilac | 14.5A


Tanecetum parthenium 'Aureum' | Golden Feverfew | 4.5B


Teucrium fruticans | Bush Germander | 18A


Thymus pseudolanuginosus | Wooly Thyme | 5A




Verbena bonariensis | Tall Verbena | 8A


Verbena lasiostachys | Western Vervain - CA Native | C


Verbena lilacina | Cedros Island Verbena | G





Vitex agnus-castus | Chaste Tree | 19A


Vitex negundo 'Heterophylla' | Cut-Leaf Chaste Tree | 19A


Vitis californica | California Grape - CA Native | 3B


Yucca filamentosa | Adam's Needle | 17A