R15290 Nature Paper Ages 4+ "Paint" with pictures! We've printed beautiful pictures of all natural objects onto top quality craft paper. The images are die-cut so you can pop them out and compose pictures. Use the wonderful selection of flowers, leaves, twigs, shell, stone and rocks to compose pictures of animals, insects, people and places. Images are printed on high quality, acid free paper. Nature Paper is great for seasonal crafts in the spring.
Echinacea Cheyenne Spirit mixture - Red, orange, yellow and cream coloured flowers top the well branching stems for several weeks from late summer onwards, helping to attract pollinating insects and birds to the garden. Tolerant of drought once established.
Arboretum All-Stars The horticultural staff of the UC Davis Arboretum have identified 100 tough, reliable plants that have been tested in the Arboretum, are easy to grow, don’t need a lot of water, have few problems with pests or diseases, and have outstanding qualities in the garden. Many of them are California native plants and support native birds and insects. Most All-Star plants can be successfully planted and grown throughout California.
Tiger Swallowtail ~~ Take a look at a Tiger Swallowtail butterfly and you'll see how this black-striped insect got its name. Tiger Swallowtails can reach more than 5 inches across, filling the garden with bold yellow color. Attract their caterpillars with trees such as willow, ash, birch, or cottonwood. The butterflies drink nectar from coneflower and Mexican sunflower.
Purple Wave petunia (Petunia x hybrida, 1995 winner) The abundance of iridescent purple blossoms draws both hummingbirds and bees. Why we love it: This petunia has a vigorous spreading growth pattern that carpets gardens or delivers an astounding hanging basket.