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The Hong Kong orchid tree, Bauhinia × blakeana, is a small evergreen tree hardy in USDA zones 9b through 11. It's not an orchid despite the common name. It's in the pea and bean family, the Fabaceae, subfamily Caesalpinoideae. It does well in full sun in Southern California. ... See MoreSee Less

The Hong Kong orchid tree,  Bauhinia × blakeana, is a small evergreen tree hardy in USDA zones 9b through 11. Its not an orchid despite the common name. Its in the pea and bean family, the Fabaceae, subfamily Caesalpinoideae. It does well in full sun in Southern California.

Strelitzia reginae, commonly called bird of paradise, craneflower, or just strelitzia, is a handsome perennial from South Africa that does well in full sun or light shade. Hardy in USDA zones 10 through 11 it's widely used in outdoor landscaping in Southern California. ... See MoreSee Less

Strelitzia reginae, commonly called bird of paradise, craneflower, or just strelitzia, is a handsome perennial from South Africa that does well in full sun or light shade. Hardy in USDA zones 10 through 11 its widely used in outdoor landscaping in Southern California.

Tecomaria capensis, cape honeysuckle, is winter hardy in USDA zones 9 through 11. It's a sprawling evergreen vine with beautiful pinnate foliage and produces blaze orange flowers through fall and winter. Cape honeysuckle originally came from the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa. It's in the Bignoniaceae family. ... See MoreSee Less

Tecomaria capensis, cape honeysuckle, is winter hardy in USDA zones 9 through 11. Its a sprawling evergreen vine with beautiful pinnate foliage and produces blaze orange flowers through fall and winter. Cape honeysuckle originally came from the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa. Its in the Bignoniaceae family.

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Joyce GilliamSo love this!!

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Grevillea lanigera 'Mt Tamboritha' (woolly grevillea) is an excellent winter blooming evergreen shrub that makes a good ground cover. Hardy in USDA zones 9 through 11, it wants full sun and low water. This species is originally from Australia. ... See MoreSee Less

Grevillea lanigera Mt Tamboritha (woolly grevillea) is an excellent winter blooming evergreen shrub that makes a good ground cover. Hardy in USDA zones 9 through 11, it wants full sun and low water. This species is originally from Australia.

Brunner macrophylla 'Jack Frost' (Siberian bugloss) is an herbaceous perennial with small blue spring flowers that resemble forget-me-nots. The gorgeous foliage is evergreen in mild-winter areas, deciduous where it gets too cold. Plants are hardy in USDA zones 3 through 8. An excellent choice for shade. ... See MoreSee Less

Brunner macrophylla Jack Frost (Siberian bugloss) is an herbaceous perennial with small blue spring flowers that resemble forget-me-nots. The gorgeous foliage is evergreen in mild-winter areas, deciduous where it gets too cold. Plants are hardy in USDA zones 3 through 8. An excellent choice for shade.

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Martha HrncirGreat picture. I just added this to my wish list for spring.

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Patricia Childs DornsifeI have a Jack Frost and I love it. Brunnera.

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