Plants

Pollinator friendly plants and gardening.

Pollinator Friendly Patio and Deck Plants

Common Sage  (Salvia officinalis) Importance to Bees: Major Food Source: Nectar, pollen Plant Type: Flower Habit: Open Flower Season: Spring, Summer, Fall Flower Color: purple Soil Requirements: Well drained soil Exposure: […]

Pollinator Friendly Trees

California Pepper Tree  (Schinus molle) Importance to Bees: Major Food Source: Nectar Plant Type: Tree, introduced when California was first settled Foliage Character: Evergreen Growth Rate: Rapid Foliage Color: Light green

Pollinator Friendly Shrubs

Shrubby Germander (Teucrium fruiticans ‘Azureum’) Importance to Bees: Major Food Source: Nectar and Pollen Plant Type: Shrub Foliage Character: Evergreen Growth Rate: Rapid Foliage Color: Light green Flower Color: Lavender

Pollinator Friendly Flowers

Viper’s Bugloss  (Echium Vulgare) Importance to Bees: Major Food Source: Nectar, pollen Plant Type: Flower, Non-Native Habit: Open Flower Season: Summer, Fall Flower Color: Purple Exposure: All day sun Water needs:

Pollinator Friendly Groundcover

Wall Germander  (Teucrium chamaedrys) Importance to Bees: Moderate Wildlife: Beneficials, Bees Plant Type: Groundcover Flower Season: Summer, Fall Flower Color: Purple Exposure: Full Water needs: Low Size: 8 – 16 in.

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