The Gottlieb Native Garden

a california love story

The Gottlieb Native Garden is a flourishing ecosystem belonging to Susan and Dan Gottlieb, friends of flora and fauna and devoted environmental philanthropists. With more than 100 hand-selected plant species and hundreds of animal species, the backyard is a National Wildlife Federation-certified Backyard Wildlife Habitat and a Xerces Society-designated Pollinator Habitat.

Shrubs

Abutilon palmers - Indian Mallow (Yellow)
Achillea millefolium Yarrow - White and 'Island Pink' Yarrow
Adenostoma fasciculatum - Chamise
Adenostoma fasciculatum - 'Nicolas" Nicolas Chamise
Agave desert - Desert Century Plant
Anemopsis californica - Yerba Mansa or Lizard Tail
Aquilegia formosa - Western Columbine
Arabis blepharophylla - 'Spring Charm' Rock Cress (seasonal)
Arctostaphylos bakeri - Manzanita
Aristolochia californica - California Dutchman's Pipe No
Artemesia californica - California Sagebrush 'Canyon Grey'
Artemesia pycnocephala - California Sandhill Sagebrush 'David's Choice'
Asclepias fascicularis - Narrow-leaf Milkweed
Asclepias speciosa - Showy Milkweed
Aster chilensis - 'Purple Haze' Coast Aster
Atriplex lentiformis - 'breweri' Quail or Salt Bush
Baccharis pilularis ssp pillars - Two Prostrate (dwarf) Coyote Brush: 'Pigeon Point' and 'Twin Peaks'
Baccharis pilularis ssp. consanguine - Coyote Brush/Chaparral Broom
Baccharis salicifolia - Mule Fat or Coyote Brush
Bailyea multiradiata - Desert Marigold
Bouteloua curtipendula - Side Oats Gramma
Bouteloua gracilis - Blue Grama Grass
Bromus carinatus - California Bromegrass
Calliandra californica - Baja Fairyduster or Zapotillo
Calliandra eriophylla - Pink Fairyduster or Mesquitillo
Calystegiaw - Wild Morning Glory -- Calystegia macrostegia ssp. cyclostegia - 'Candy Cane'
Carex pansa - Sand Dune Sedge
Carex tumuli cola - Foothill or Berkeley Sedge
Ceanothus California Lilac - many including griseus horizontalis
'Yankee Point', 'Concha', 'Point Reyes', Louis
Edmunds, Diamond Heights, Hearsitiorum, Joyce
Coulter, 'Ray Hartman', 'Anchor Bay', 'Glory Mat',
foliosus 'Wavy Leaf', leucodermis Chaparral White Thorn

Chlorogalum pomeridianum - Soap Plant
Clarkia unguiculata - Elegant Clarkia (pink) Seasonal
Cleome isomeris - Bladderpod Spiderflower
Clinopodium mimuloides - Monkeyflower Savory
Coreopsis gigantean - Giant Coreopsis
Datura wrightii - Sacred Datura, Jimsonweed
Dendromecon rigida ssp harfordii - Island Tree Poppy
Dudleya attenuata - Tapertip Liveforever
Dudleya brittonii - Liveforever Dudleya
Dudleya edulis - Fingertips
Dudleya farinosa - Bluff Lettuce
Dudleya pulverulenta - Chalk Dudleya
Encelia californica - 'El Dorado' and Coast Sunflower
Encelia farinosa - Brittlebush 'Incienso'
Epilobium can - California Fuchsia (fka Zaucheneria californica) 'Catalina' California Fuchsia Selection, 'El Tigre'
Epipactis gigantea - Stream Orchid
Eriogonum fasciculatum - California, 'Bruce Dickinson' prostrate (dwarf), giganteum 'St. Catherines Lace', var. rubescens 'San Miguel Island' Red, umbellatum, 'Dana Point' Buckwheat

Eschscholzia californica - California Poppy
Fallugia paradoxa - Apache Plume
Festuca californica - California Fescue
Festuca occidentals - Western Fescue
Festuca rubra - Creeping Red Festuca - 'Molate'
Fragaria californica - California Wild Strawberry
Fragaria chilensis - Beach Strawberry
Fremontodendron - 'California Glory' California Glory Flannel Bush
Fremontodendron mexicanum - Mexican Fremontia - 'Pacific Sunset' Flannel Bush
Gambelia (fka Galvezia) junco - 'Gran Canon' Baja Bush Snapdragon
Gambelia (fka Galvezia) speciosa - 'Firecracker' Island Bush Snapdragon
Garrya elliptical - 'Evie' Silk Tassel Bush
Gnaphalium canescens ssp. microcephalum - White Everlasting
Helianthus californicus - California sunflower
Heteromeles arbutifolia - Toyon or Red Christmas Berry, also 'Davis Gold' Toyon
Heuchera maxima - White, Red and Pink , Island Alumroot, 'Opal', 'Santa Ana Cardinal', 'Old la Rochette', 'Rosada', Coral Bells
Heuchera sanguina - Red Coral Bells
Hyptis emory - Desert Lavender
Iris douglasiuna - Dorothea's Ruby', 'Lemon Mist', Spinning Sarah', Douglas Iris, Pacific Coast Iris
Isomeris arborea - Bladderpod
Juncus patens - California Gray Rush
Juncus patens - 'Elk Blue' California Gray Rush Selection
Justica californica - Chuparosa or Hummingbird Bush
Keckiella antirrhinoides - Yellow Bush Penstemon
Keckiella brevifolia - Gaping Penstemon
Keckiella cordifolia - Heart-Leafed Penstemon
Koeleria macrantha - June Grass
Lasthenia californica - California Goldfields (seasonal)
Lavatera assurgentiflora - California Tree Mallow
Layia platyglossa - Tidy Tips (seasonal)
Lepechinia fragrans - Fragrant Pitcher Sage
Lessingia filaginifolia - 'Silver Carpet' California Beach Aster
Leymus condensates - Giant Wild Rye - 'Canyon Prince' Selection
Lillium pardalinum - Leopard Lily No
Lonicera hispidula-ula vacillates - Pink Honeysuckle
Lonicera involucrata - Twinberry Honeysuckle
Lotus scoparius - California Broom, Deerweed
Lupinus albifrons - Silver Bush Lupine
Lupinus succulentus - Arroyo Lupine
Lyonothamnus floribundas - Catalina Ironwood
Mahonia aquifolium - Oregon Grape and nevinii 'Nevin's Barberry'
Mahonia nevinii - Nevin's Barberry
Malosma laurina - Laurel Sumac
Marah macrocarpus - Wild Cucumber or Manroot (Bigroot)
Melica imperfecta - Melic Grass
Mimulus bifidus - 'Cone Peak', cardinalis Scarlet or Red, guttatus Creek, longiflorus Orange Sticky Leafed, puniceus 'Otay' Mountain Monkey Flower


Monardella linaidas strict - High Mountain, odoratissima Mountain Mint (very fragrant), villosa 'Russian River' Coyote Mint
Muhlenbergia riggers - Deer Grass
Myrica californica - Pacific Wax Myrtle
Nassella cernua - Nodding Needlegrass
Nolina parry - Nolina's Bear Grass
Oenothera californica - California Primrose
Oenothera elate hirsutissima - Hooker's Evening Primrose
Oenothera elata ssp. - Hookeri Hooker's Evening Primrose
Penstemon centranthifolius Scarlet Bugler, grinnellii Grinnell's, heterophyllus Foothill, 'Margarita BOP', palmers Palmer's, 'Ruby King', spectabilis Showy or Royal Penstemon


Phacelia campanularia - Desert Blue Bells
Philadelphus lewisii - Mock Orange
Pleuraphis jamesii - James' Galleta Grass
Polypodium californium - California Polypody Fern No
Prunus lyonii - Catalina Cherry
Rhamnus californica - California Coffeeberry, also known as Frangula californica or Buckthorn - mature with many berries
Rhamnus crocea - Redberry Buckthorn
Rhamnus crocea illicifolia - Hollyleaf Coffeeberry
Rhamnus tomentella ssp. crassifolia - Hoary Coffeeberry
Rhus integrifolia - Lemonade Berry
Rhus laurina - Laurel Sumac
Thus ovata - Sugar Bush
Ribes aureus - Golden Currant
Ribes malvaceum - 'dancing tassels' Chaparral Currant
Ribes speciosum - Fuchsia-flowering Gooseberry
Ribes viburnifolium - Catalina Currant No
Romneya coulter - Matilija Poppy
Rosa californica - California Wild Rose
Rosa minutifolia - Baja Rose
Salix lasiolepis - Arroyo Willow
Salvia aping - White Sage
Salvia brandegei - 'Pacific Blue' Pacific Blue Brandegei Sage
Salvia clevelandii - Cleveland Sage
Salvia clevelandii - 'Alan Chickering' 'Whirly Blue', California Sage Hybrid
Salvia clevelandii - 'Winifred Gilman' California Sage Hybrid
Salvia 'Desperado - California Sage Hybrid
Salvia leucophylla - Purple Sage
Salvia leucophylla - 'Bee's Bliss' Bee's Bliss Purple Sage
Salvia mellifera - Black Sage
Salvia mellifera - 'Terra Seca' Black Sage or Honey Sage groundcover
Salvia  -'Pozo Blue' California Sage Hybrid
Salvia spathacea - Hummingbird Sage
Sambucus mexicana - Blue Elderberry
Satureja chandleri - Shrubby Yerba Buena
Scripps cernuus - Fiber-optic Grass
Scrophularia californica - California Figwort
Senecio douglasiuna - Shrubby Butterweed No
Simmondsia chinensis - Jojoba
Sisyrinchium vellum - Blue-eyed Grass
Sisyrinchium vellum - 'Rocky Point' Dwarf Blue Eyed Grass
Solanum hindianum - 'Mariola' Sonoran or Baja Nightshade
Sphaeralcea ambigua Desert Globe or Apricot Mallow (orange and pink flower varieties)
Stachys bullata - 'Rocky Point' Hedge Nettle
Stanleya pinnate - Golden Prince's Plume
Symphoricarpos mollie - Sothern California Snowberry, Dwarf Snowberry
Verbena gooddingii - Mojave Verbena
Verbena liliacina - Lilac Verbena, 'De la Mina' (very fragrant), 'Paseo Rancho' Lilac Verbena Selection
Vitis girdiana - California Wild Grape
Woodwardia fimbriata - Giant Chain Fern
Yucca whipplei - Our Lord's Candle