Common name: Sea Pink
Botanical name: Armeria maritima
This clumping, grass-like perennial is native to many areas, including coastal California. Its flowers range from deep rose pink to white.
Common name: Lucifer Crocosmia
Botanical name: Crocosmia 'Lucifer'
This plant is a cormous herb, closely resembling the gladiolus. Its summer deciduous bulb bears crenate vertical leaves to 3' tall and arching stalks of brilliant red flowers in late spring and summer. It requires sun to part shade, with no summer watering. This plant performs excellent in containers.