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The following plant lists are a representation of our current stock but are not complete. We are constantly expanding and updating our inventory and these lists will change periodically. Please call or email if you are looking for anything not listed here. We might have it or plan on getting it.

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Trees  Shrubs  Perennials  Vines  Ground Covers  Grasses  Edibles  Bamboo

 

Ground Covers

 

Botanical

Name

Common Name

Type

Description

Light

Water

Bloom Time

Flower Color

Ajuga reptans

Ajuga (Bugleweed) 'Catlins Giant'

Ground Cover

Ajuga grows nearly anywhere. Lush glossy purple and green leaves all year. Makes a huge show of purple flowers in spring and on & off the rest of the year. Forms a thick spreading 4 inch high mat that inhibits weeds. It doesn't need you, you need it.

Sun, Shade

Normal

Spring, Summer

Purple

Arctostaphylos

Kinnikinick 'Vancouver Jade'

Ground Cover

Evergreen groundcover. 6" high and infinitely wide. Grows well under conifers and in generally poor soil in sun or shade. Rusty red foliage in winter, whitish pink flowers followed by red fruit and dark green glossy leaves in summer.

Shade, Part Sun

Normal

Spring

Pink

Calluna vulgaris

Heather 'Flamingo'

Ground

Cover

The tips of the branches turn fiery red in late winter & spring then fades to coral and light peachy tones as purple flowers take over in summer. Watch out, this one will steal the show in your garden. Does not like to go dry. Sun to part shade.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Purple

Fragaria ananassa

Strawberry 'Fern'

Ground Cover

Everbearing - Patented day-neutral variety has shown high yields. Always has fruit in different stages of development. Large, very firm, sweet berries. Good for fresh eating, preserves, and freezing. Perfectly suited for the Northwest. Best for baskets. Likes sun and regular watering.

Sun

Normal

Spring

White

Fragaria ananassa

Strawberry 'Hecker'

Ground Cover

Everbearing - A classic variety perfectly suited to the NW. Will produce abundant crops of sweet, medium sized berries with excellent flavor. Grown commercially in Minnesota. Two crops a year in late spring and early autumn. Likes sun and regular watering.

Sun

Normal

Spring

White

Fragaria ananassa

Strawberry 'Puget Reliance'

Ground Cover

Spring Crop - A classic variety perfectly suited to the NW. Will produce abundant crops of large, soft, juicy fruit in late spring. Likes sun and regular watering.

Sun

Normal

Spring

White

Fragaria ananassa

Strawberry 'Quinault'

Ground Cover

Everbearing - A classic variety perfectly suited to the NW. Will produce abundant crops of sweet, tasty fruit twice a year in late spring and early autumn. Likes sun and regular watering.

Sun

Normal

Spring

White

Fragaria ananassa

Strawberry 'Sequoia'

Ground Cover

Spring Crop - A classic variety perfectly suited to the NW. Will produce abundant crops of large, soft, juicy fruit in mid-spring. Likes sun and regular watering.

Sun

Normal

Spring

White

Gaultheria procumbens

Wintergreen

Ground Cover

Native evergreen groundcover. 4" high, spreads indefinitely. Produces bright red edible berries with an intense wintergreen flavor. Use leaves and berries to flavor tea & lemonade, or garnish for meat dishes. Likes some shade & moist soil if possible.

Part Shade

Normal

Summer

White

Gaultheria shallon

Salal

Ground Cover

Native evergreen groundcover shrub. 8" to several feet high if unchecked. Leathery dark green foliage with delicate white flowers followed by dark blue edible fruit. For thousands of years Salal was a staple food for native NW peoples.

Sun, Shade

Normal

Spring

White

Mahonia repens

Creeping Oregon Grape

Ground Cover

Groundcover version of northwest native Oregon grape. 9-12 inches high. Evergreen. Leaves turn purplish bronze in winter. Great for shady spaces under trees and shrubs. Will tolerate a variety of conditions but prefers shade.

Part Sun, Shade

Normal

Spring

White

Thymus pseudolanuginosus

Wooly Thyme

Ground Cover

Forms an impossibly soft & fuzzy looking carpet of grey-green. Blooms in summer with light pink flowers. Grows only 1" high & spreads indefinitely. Needs full sun.

Sun

Normal

Summer

Pink

Vaccinium macrocarpon

Cranberry 'Pilgrim'

Ground Cover

Cranberries do not need to grow in a bog! Any normal garden soil with regular waterings will do. This is a beautiful evergreen ground cover with pretty little pink flowers in spring turning to red berries in the late summer. One of the most powerful anti-oxidant 'super foods'.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Spring

Pink

Vaccinium macrocarpon

Cranberry 'Wells Delight'

Ground Cover

Cranberries do not need to grow in a bog! Any normal garden soil with regular waterings will do. This is a beautiful evergreen ground cover with pretty little pink flowers in spring turning to dark reddish-purple berries in the late summer. One of the most powerful anti-oxidant 'super foods'.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Spring

Pink

Vaccinium vitis-idaea

Lingonberry

Ground Cover,

Shrub

Native evergreen groundcover. 12"-18" high. Sun to part shade. Pinkish white flowers in summer turn to bright red 1/4 inch tasty but tart fruit. Berries persist into winter and are best after a frost or two. Makes excellent sweetened preserves.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Pink

Vinca minor

Periwinkle 'Sterling'

Ground Cover

Evergreen groundcover. 6" high. Variegated form with creamy white margins. Pale purple flowers spring to autumn. Great for trailing over walls or spreading over open areas in the garden. Thrives in shade, tolerates sun.

Shade, Sun

Normal

Summer

Purple