LA Native Plant Source propagates plants native to the Los Angeles area. All proceeds support the Theodore Payne Foundation.
Malosma laurina vs. CalTrans
While it may not be a bad idea to adjust your expectations downward when it comes to planting Woolly Bluecurls in your garden, you don’t necessarily have to resign yourself to watching helplessly as it withers and dies each summer after an all-too-brief flowering
snag [snæg] noun: 1. a standing dead tree
Given the growing number and popularity of native cultivars, a conscientious native gardener might be forgiven for asking: what is the larger environmental impact of cloning an individual plant on an industrial scale, ad infinitum? Globally speaking, is it a good thing or a bad thing?
Here in California, it is way past time to add buying an exotic, industrially grown plant for your garden to the list of formerly common-but-no-longer-acceptable abuses of the environment.