The Theodore Payne Foundation was founded and incorporated in 1960 to promote the understanding and preservation of California native flora. the foundation does so by promoting and restoring California landscapes, and habitats, propagating and make available California native plants and wildflowers and educating and acquiring knowledge about California flora and natural history.
The Theodore Payne Foundation is located in Sun Valley, California (near Los Angeles). We are a nonprofit retail California native plant nursery north of Los Angeles offering plants, seeds, books and educational programs. Our 22 acres encompass three sales yards, where we usually have displayed over 300 native species for sale, extensive propagation and growing areas, an office and bookstore, as well as demonstration garden areas, a picnic area, wildflower nature trail, and natural canyon areas. Our customers come to us year round, to buy and learn about natives.
Located at: 10459 Tuxford Street, Sun Valley, CA 91352-2116
Hours: Regular Hours (mid-October through June) Tues - Sat, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm; Summer Hours (July through mid-October) Thurs - Sat, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm