Mendocino’s Heritage Roses
Daisy MacCallum’s roses have bloomed through three centuries on the Mendocino Coast. The MacCallum House, built as a wedding present for Daisy in 1882 by her father, William Kelley (of the Kelley House). The yard is adorned to this day with the roses Daisy ordered in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, which came by boat from around the world. “Mutabilis”, an ever-blooming single petal rose whose blossoms combine colors from orange to dark pink, is one of the most beloved heritage roses due to its hardiness, constant bloom, unique color, and cooperation in providing successful starts. Daisy was generous with her roses, and the many beautiful old plants that bloom throughout town may be attributed to her. Other species, located in the yard across from the Kelley House Museum, include Duchess du Brabant and Gardenia.
NORTH COAST NURSERIES (North to South)
A retail nursery owned and operated by Rella, a Mendocino Coast resident of 35 years. A full range of succulent plants are available for the hobbyist, gardener & landscaper. Succulents are from many plant families and are robust & careful growers. 32400 Airport Rd. Fort Bragg, 707-964-0536
Hare Creek Nursery
Growers of annuals, perennials,shade plants, bedding plants, pond plants & supplies, 32461 Highway 20, Fort Bragg, 707-4648, Open all year.
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
Perennial plants seen in the gardens, natives, rhododendrons, Garden Gift Shop and seeds from the grounds. 18220 N. Highway One, Fort Bragg, 707-964-4352. Open all year
North Star Nursery
Locally grown bedding plants &”North Star Next Door” garden gift shop18300 Old Coast Highway, Fort Bragg, 707-961-1074. Open all year
Over 150 maple cultivars/species from around the world and rare and unusual. One half acre of maples!Little Lake Road – Mendocino, 707-937-1189, call for appointment
Digging Dog Nursery
Hard to find perennials, growers of ornamental grasses, vines, shrubs, and trees 33101 Albion Ridge Road, Albion, 707-937-1130. Mostly mail order, call for catalog or appt.