California Native Plants

How to Find and Purchase California Native Plants

You can select California native plants for your garden from the Plants.

Once you have chosen your California native plants, you can see native plants on display by visiting the UCSC Arboretum or the Cabrillo College Horticulture Center and Botanic Garden.

You can purchase your native plants through plant sales of the California Native Plant Society (Santa Cruz County Chapter).

Most local nurseries carry California native plants. While the sponsors of this software cannot recommend any particular nursery, below is a list of those that feature California native plants or have a California native plant section. This list may be incomplete. If you are a local nursery and carry California native plants, please contact your local water agency to be added to this list.

In Santa Cruz County

Alladin Nursery, Watsonville
2905 Freedom Blvd
Phone: (831) 724-7517

Central Coast Wilds, Santa Cruz

Far West Nursery, Live Oak

Garden Company, West Side Santa Cruz

Gold Rush Nursery, Soquel

Hidden Gardens Nursery, Aptos

Native Revival Nursery, Aptos

NewGarden Nursery, Santa Cruz

ProBuild Garden Center, Santa Cruz

Scarborough Garden Center, Scotts Valley

Sierra Azul Nursery, Watsonville

Suncrest Nurseries, Watsonville (Wholesale only)

In Monterey County

Elkhorn Nursery, Moss Landing

Rana Creek Nursery, Carmel Valley (Wholesale only)

In San Mateo County

Yerba Buena Nursery, Woodside