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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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Perennials

 

Botanical

Name

Common Name

Type

Description

Light

Water

Bloom Time

Flower Color

Acanthus mollis

Bear's Breaches 'Tasmanian Angel'

Perennial

Rare and unusual variegated form of Acanthus from Tasmania. White and cream edging and mottling across large tropical looking leaves. 3-4 ft. tall pinkish flower spikes in late summer. Shade, pt. shade. Ht. 36".

Shade, Part Shade

Normal, Moist

Summer

Pink

Agastache mexicana

Hyssop 'Sangria'

Perennial

Wow! This plant has so many things going for it, minty lemon scented leaves, tall spikes of purplish red flowers that go on from mid summer through autumn, and it's easy to grow. Gets to 24". Loves sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal, Dry

Summer

Red

Agastache spp.

Hyssop 'Blue Twighlight'

Perennial

Foliage and flowers are strongly scented like anise. Purplish blue spikes of blooms appear most of the summer and into autumn. Loves sun. One of the most carefree perennials you can get. 24" to 36" high.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer, Autumn

Blue

Alchemilla erythropoda

Dwarf Lady's Mantle

Perennial

This is a smaller form of Lady's Mantle with more interesting flowers. Orangey-yellow blooms all summer over soft bluish-green leaves that have a delightful way of capturing and displaying raindrops & dewdrops. Likes shade. 8" high.

Shade, Part Sun

Normal, Moist

Summer

Yellow

Allium crispum

Fringed Onion

Perennial

Native to the southern Sierra foothills, this Allium produces distinctive three petaled, purplish red, star shaped flowers in loose umbels on 6" stems. A sweet little plant that deserves a special place in filtered shade.

Part Shade

Normal

Spring

Purple

Amsonia hubrichtii

Arkansas Blue Star

Perennial

A southern native with very narrow, needle-like leaves that line the stems like bottlebushes. Produces 2-3 inch clusters of small, light blue, star-shaped flowers. Ht. 36". Sun, Part Sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Blue

Aquilegia

Columbine 'Dragonfly Mix'

Perennial

An array of bright colored, long spurred bi-colored flowers in combinations of blue, white, red, yellow, pink, and purple. Remove spent blooms for longer flowering season. Ht. 18". Sun to part shade.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Spring

All

Aquilegia (McKana Group)

Columbine 'McKana Giants'

Perennial

These Columbines are taller than most and produce large, bright colored, long spurred bi-colored flowers in combinations of blue, white, red, yellow, pink, and purple. Ht. 30". Sun to part shade.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Spring

All

Aquilegia canadensis

Columbine 'Little Lanterns'

Perennial

Profuse, little, intensely red flowers in spring. Very similar in appearance to our native Columbine. Easy to grow in a lightly shaded spot, or, with good watering, in full sun. Ht. 18". Sun, Shade.

Sun, Shade

Normal

Spring

 

Aquilegia flabellata

Columbine - Dwarf Fan 'Cameo Blue & White'

Perennial

Beautiful blue-green foliage and fragrant purple-blue flowers. Will bloom over a very long period if you keep it dead-headed. Great for containers, borders, rockgardens. Reaches only 6 inches high. Sun to part shade.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Spring, Summer

Purple

Aquilegia vulgaris

Columbine 'Clementine Salmon Rose'

Perennial

Spurless, upward facing flowers are salmon rose when young, then take on shades of lavender purple as they age. Ht. 18". Sun to Part Shade.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Spring

Pink

Aquilegia x caerulea

Columbine 'Origami Mix'

Perennial

Recommended by P. Allen Smith, this hybrid has a bloom time up to 12 weeks long. Large, 3" side flowers in a wide riange of colors: blue, red, white, and yellow. Ht. 18". Sun, Part Shade.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Spring

 

Armoracia rusticana

Horseradish

Perennial

A beautiful perennial with dense, fleshy leaves, pure white flowers on 3' stems, and an edible root. Trim off smaller side roots thoughout the growing season so one large root forms. Easy to prepare grated root. Sun, Pt. Sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

White

Aruncus aethusifolius

Dwarf Goat's Beard

Perennial

A miniature selection about 1/3 the size of regular Aruncus. Fine, glossy, fern-like foliage. Creamy white, 3"-4" long, feathery spikes of flowers appear above the foliage. Excellent fall color. Ht. 12". Sun to Shade.

Sun, Shade

Normal

Summer

White

Asarum caudatum

Wild Ginger

Perennial

This ginger is native from the Straights of Georgia to northern California and is a must-have for the Northwest garden. It grows as a groundcover with distinctive dark green leaves and blooms in mid-spring with bizarre, sea creature-like purple flowers. The root can be used as a ginger substitute & has a distinctive lemony quality. Shade to part sun.

Shade, Part Sun

Wet, Normal

Spring

Purple

Astilboides tabularis

Astilboides

Perennial

You won't believe this plant till you see it. Really, you won't. In a moist, shady spot, the maple-like leaves can reach 2 ft. across on stems 5 ft. high. White starry flowers in early summer. This one makes you feel like a garden gnome.

Shade, Part Shade

Moist

Summer

White

Athyrium filix-femina

Lady Fern

Perennial

Feathery arching green fronds of this large, upright fern add a delightful texture and bright color to a shady landscape. New fiddle heads are edible. Tastes sort of like asparagus. Ht. 32". Shade, Part Shade.

Shade, Part Shade

Normal, Moist

 

 

Athyrium filix-femina

Lady Fern 'Lady In Red'

Perennial

Feathery arching green fronds of this large, vigorous-growing fern are excellently set off by burgundy red stems. A timeless addition to any garden and will brighten up a shady area. Ht. 32". Shade, Part Shade.

Shade, Part Shade

Normal, Moist

 

 

Athyrium vidalii

Vidal's Lady Fern

Perennial

Golden yellow fern with striking red stems. A timeless addition to any garden and will brighten up a shady area. Ht. 32". Shade, Part Shade.

Shade, Part Shade

Normal, Moist

 

 

Bergenia

Bergenia 'Eroica'

Perennial

Evergreen clumps of thick, rubbery, rounded leaves. This multi-toned bergenia has its green foliage overlaid in various intensities of copper-red with many leaves edged in bright red. Sun, Pt. Shade. Pinky-red flowers. Ht. 16"

Sun, Part Shade

Normal, Moist

Spring

Red

Bergenia

Bergenia 'Solar Flare'

Perennial

Variegated evergreen leaves in summer turn to burgundy in the colder months. Spreads in clumps which can easily be thinned out every couple of years. Great plant for winter color with pink blooms in spring. Sun, pt. shade. Ht. 12".

Shade, Part Shade

Normal

Spring

Pink

Bergenia

Bergenia 'Winter Wine'

Perennial

Variegated evergreen leaves in summer turn to burgundy in the colder months. Spreads in clumps which can easily be thinned out every couple of years. Great plant for winter color with pink blooms in spring. Sun, pt. shade. Ht. 12".

Shade, Part Shade

Normal

Spring

Pink

Brugmansia

Angel's Trumpet 'Snowbank'

Perennial

Enormous, highly fragrant, peach colored trumpet flowers emerge by the dozens among the strongly variegated leaves. An extraordinary plant for containers. Needs winter protection. Sun, pt. shade. Ht. 60".

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Summer, Autumn

Peach

Brunnera macrophylla

Brunnera 'Jack Frost'

Perennial

Leaves offer a distinctive, textured silver vein network on a bright green background and bright blue clusters of forget-me-not flowers in spring and summer. Stunning in a shady spot. Ht. 15".

Shade, Part Shade

Normal

Spring

Blue

Calochortus albus (pink form)

Pink Globe Lily

Perennial

Also called 'Fairy Lantern'. Native to the Sierra foothills. Grass-like foliage in spring. Delicate stems grow to 10"-12" with multiple 1" nodding bell shaped light pink flowers. A sweet little plant for filtered shade.

Part Shade

Normal

Spring

Pink

Calochortus albus v. rubellus

Red Globe Lily

Perennial

Also called 'Fairy Lantern'. Native to the Sierra foothills. Grass-like foliage in spring. Delicate stems grow to 10"-12" with multiple 1" nodding bell shaped wine red flowers. A sweet little plant for filtered shade.

Part Shade

Normal

Spring

Red

Calochortus amabilis

Diogenes' Lantern

Perennial

Also called 'Fairy Lantern', Calochortus is native to the Sierra foothills. Grass-like foliage in spring. Delicate stems grow to 10"-12" with multiple 1" nodding, open, bell shaped bright yellow flowers. Filtered shade.

Part Shade

Normal

Spring

Yellow

Calochortus amoenus

Rose Fairy Lantern

Perennial

Also called 'Globe Lily', Calochortus is native to the Sierra foothills. Grass-like foliage in spring. Delicate stems grow to 18" with nodding bell shaped, deep pink flowers streaked with white. A sweet little plant for filtered shade.

Part Shade

Normal

Spring

Pink

Cammassia quamash

Common Camas

Perennial

A Northwest native perennial, Camas was a staple carbohydrate for the native peoples. The abundant bulbs are harvested after purple blooms are done. Bulbs should be cooked for best flavor. Sun, part shade.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Spring

Blue, Purple

Campanula

Bell Flower 'Birch Hybrid'

Perennial

Reliable, trouble-free, and beautiful. If it was a person, it would already be married. Forms a 6" mound of delicate leaves smothered all summer with bell shaped blue-purple blooms. Likes sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Blue

Campanula

Bell Flower 'Samantha'

Perennial

This award winning plant forms lovely mats of foliage displaying unusual and charming blue-violet fragrant flowers in spring and early summer. Re-blooms with deadheading. Sun, pt. shade. Ht. 10".

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Spring, Summer

Purple

Campanula cochlearfolia

Bell Flower 'Bavarian Blue'

Perennial

It may be tiny but it's a powerhouse of flowering energy. Forms a spreading, 2-4" thick mound of small, delicate leaves topped with hundreds of bluish purple bells all summer. For borders, rockeries, or containers. Full to part sun.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Blue

Campanula cochleariifolia

Bell Flower 'Elizabeth Oliver'

Perennial

Cascading mounds of double, sky blue flowers late spring into summer. Excellent for containers, rockeries, and path edges. Likes sun. Ht. 3". Spreads indefinitely.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Spring, Summer

Blue

Campanula collina

Bell Flower 'Collina'

Perennial

Forms an 8" high mound of delicately toothed, slender leaves. Slender stems rise several inches above the foliage and are topped with nodding blue bell flowers in early summer. Likes a little shade & moist soil.

Part Sun

Normal, Moist

Summer

Blue

Campanula persicifolia

Bell Flower 'Blue & Gold''

Perennial

Brilliant yellow, long, elegant foliage is the understory for 1" bells of purplish-blue flowers. Semi-evergreen. Ht. 12". Likes sun. Combines well with plants with dark foliage.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Spring, Summer

Purple

Campanula spp.

Campanula (Bellflower) 'Octopus'

Perennial

Forms a dense mound of delicate leaves about 10" tall.. Sweet little lantern-like buds open into dark pink, speckled flowers that look like a cross between a sea creature and a tentacled alien from planet 9. Likes to grow nearly anywhere with sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Pink

Campanula trachelium

Bell Flower 'Bernice'

Perennial

Crimson flowers on 3 foot tall stalks with lush tropical leaves. Will bloom mid-summer through autumn. Likes water and lots of sun.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Purple

Canna

Canna Lily 'Brandywine'

Perennial

Coral-pink flowers blushed with yellow streaks on 18 inch tall stalks and lush tropical leaves. Will bloom mid-summer through autumn. Likes water and lots of sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal, Wet

Summer, Autumn

Coral Pink

Canna

Canna Lily 'Lucifer'

Perennial

Dark red flowers with gold edges on 18 inch tall stalks and lush tropical leaves. Will bloom mid-summer through autumn. Likes water and lots of sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal, Wet

Summer, Autumn

Red, Yellow

Canna

Canna Lily 'Miss Oklahoma'

Perennial

Coral, red, and yellow flowers on 3 foot tall stalks with lush tropical leaves. Will bloom mid-summer through autumn. Likes water and lots of sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal, Wet

Summer, Autumn

Coral, Yellow

Canna

Canna Lily 'Richard Wallace'

Perennial

Brilliant yellow flowers on 3 foot tall stalks with lush tropical leaves. Will bloom mid-summer through autumn. Likes water and lots of sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal, Wet

Summer, Autumn

Yellow

Canna

Canna Lily 'Rosemond Cole'

Perennial

Red-orange flowers with yellow streaks on 3 foot tall stalks with lush tropical leaves. Will bloom mid-summer through autumn. Likes water and lots of sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal, Wet

Summer, Autumn

Orange, Yellow

Canna

Canna Lily 'Spitfire'

Perennial

Chinese-red flowers with a splash of gold on 18 inch tall stalks and lush tropical leaves. Will bloom mid-summer through autumn. Likes water and lots of sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal, Wet

Summer, Autumn

Red

Canna

Canna Lily 'Sunny Delight'

Perennial

Bright yellow flowers with an orange throat on 18 inch tall stalks and lush tropical leaves. Will bloom mid-summer through autumn. Likes water and lots of sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal, Wet

Summer, Autumn

Yellow

Canna

Canna Lily 'The President'

Perennial

Crimson flowers on 3 foot tall stalks with lush tropical leaves. Will bloom mid-summer through autumn. Likes water and lots of sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal, Wet

Summer, Autumn

Red

Cimicifuga ramosa

Bugbane 'Pink Spike'

Perennial

The blooms look like fluffy pale pink rockets shooting above this loosely bushy perennial. A delightfully striking plant with dark bronze-purple foliage. Great cut flower! Part shade but will take sun with more water. Ht.- 60"

Sun, Part Shade

Normal, Moist

Autumn

Pink

Corydalis curviflora var.rosthornii

Corydalis Blue Heron'"

Perennial

Dark, gentian-blue flowers atop stunning red stems are enhanced by blue-green foliage. Likes a moist shady spot. Ht. 9".

Shade, Part Shade

Normal, Moist

Spring, Summer

Blue

Corydalis sempervirens

Corydalis

Perennial

A perennial with fairy tale-like charm. Dainty pink flowers with yellow tips are displayed in delicate sprays above the foliage. The attractive leaves are soft blue-green and finely dissected. Ht. 16". Sun, Pt. Sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Pink

Corydalis shimienensis

Corydalis 'Berry Exciting'

Perennial

Brilliant yellow, fern-like leaves are streaked green and erupt in fragrant purple flowers in spring. It's cascading habit makes it an excellent ground cover or spilling over walls and baskets. Ht. 12". Part shade.

Part Shade

Normal

Spring

Purple

Dianthus

Carnation 'Chomley Farm'

Perennial

Strikingly unusual and beautiful double flowers with magenta-red streaks swirled through violet petals that look as though they're covered in silver dust. All that and a spicy perfume scent! Sun. Ht.20".

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Purple, Red

Dianthus

Dianthus hybrid 'Devon Cottage, Blushing Maiden'

Perennial

Old fashioned, blushed pink flowers all summer. Great cut flower. Ht. 10-14 inches. Likes sun to part sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Pink

Dianthus

Dianthus hybrid 'Devon Cottage, Fancy Knickers'

Perennial

Elegant white flowers with a hint of red in the center bloom all summer. Great cut flower. Ht. 10-14 inches. Likes sun to part sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

White

Dianthus

Dianthus hybrid 'Devon Cottage, Miss Pinky'

Perennial

Huge, coral pink flowers all summer. Great cut flower. Ht. 10-14 inches. Likes sun to part sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Coral

Dianthus barbatus

Dianthus 'Nigrescens'

Perennial

This plant is all about deep, rich, lusty colors. Dark (almost black) maroon flowers top mahogany foliage all summer. Plant with green or yellow Heuchera for a dramatic scene. Great cut flower. Likes full to part sun. 12-16 inches high.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Maroon

Dianthus caryophyllus

Carnation 'Cinnamon Red Hots'

Perennial

Profuse, brilliant red, highly fragrant flowers in spring and summer. Great cut flower. Ht. 14". Likes sun to part sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Red

Dianthus gratianopolitanus

Dianthus 'Rosafeder'

Perennial

Pure pink, large (for Dianthus) flowers float 10" above the soft mound of feathery foliage. Good scent. Likes full sun to part shade. Keep removing spent flowers and it will bloom for months.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Pink

Dicentra

Bleeding Hearts 'King of Hearts'

Perennial

Large, dark rose flowers with sumptuous, lacy blue-green foliage. Stunning in the shade garden! Shade, pt. shade. Ht. 10".

Shade, Part Shade

Normal

Spring, Summer

Deep Pink

Dicentra spectabilis

Bleeding Hearts 'Gold Heart'

Perennial

3 foot tall peach colored stems hold exquisite, brilliant gold leaves. Late spring brings large rose-pink flowers. A truly incredible color combination! Shade to part shade. Ht. 24".

Shade, Part Shade

Normal

Spring

Deep Pink

Dodecatheon

Shooting Star 'Aphrodite'

Perennial

A giant version of the Common Shooting Star. In spring, 'Aphrodite' produces huge purple-pink reflexed-petal flowers, which rise over clumps of long oval leaves. Prefers partial shade. Plants die down in midsummer. Ht. 20".

Part Shade

Normal

Spring

Purple

Dodecatheon jeffreyi

Shooting Star

Perennial

A purple-pink swarm of distinctive, reflexed-petal flowers, rises to fill the air just above this small, clumpforming perennial. Sun to partial shade. Plants die down in midsummer so mark the location. Ht. 10". Western U.S. native plant.

Part Shade

Normal

Spring

Purple

Dodecatheon meadia

Shooting Star

Perennial

A lilac-pink swarm of distinctive, reflexed-petal flowers, rises to fill the air just above this small, clumpforming perennial. Sun to partial shade. Plants die down in midsummer so mark the location. Ht. 12". Western U.S. native plant.

Part Shade

Normal

Spring

Pink

Echinacea

Coneflower 'Tiki Torch'

Perennial

This dark orange coneflower explodes with massive 4 1/2" flowers with wide petals. The spicy scented blooms sit atop strong 36" stems. Great cut flower. Full sun. Ht. 36".

Sun

Normal

Summer

Orange

Echinacea purpurea

Coneflower 'Coconut Lime'

Perennial

Creamy white recurved petals surround a huge lime green puff with a dash of orange in the center. Can bloom for 2-3 months! Great cut flower. Full Sun. Ht. 24".

Sun

Normal

Summer

White, Yellow

Echinacea purpurea

Echinacea 'Razzmatazz'

Perennial

This most remarkable discovery offers fragrant purple-pink flowers with a large, double, pompom-like head of petals in place of the cone, framed in daisy-like petals. Blooms mid-summer. Sun. Ht. 15".

Sun

Normal

Summer

Pink

Eryngium planum

Sea Holly 'Jade Frost'

Perennial

Forms a basal clump of rounded, leathery, blue-green leaves with a prominent white margin. New leaves have pink margins in cool weather. Violet blue flowers are produced in candelabra-branched racemes. Ht. 24". Sun.

Sun

Normal

Summer

Purple

Euphorbia

Spurge 'Royal Velvet'

Perennial

Tailored evergreen velveteen leaves of rich deep red provide the perfect foil for its spring floral display. 8" chartreuse-colored flower spikes have dramatic dark maroon eyes. Sun. Ht. 24".

Sun

Normal

Spring

Yellow

Gaura lindheimeri

Gaura 'Summer Breeze'

Perennial

Forms masses of slender, whitish pink flower spikes up to 3 feet or more. They move gracefully in a puff of wind & bloom over a very long period from mid summer to early autumn. Loves sun.

Sun

Normal

Summer

Pink

Gentiana dahurica

Gentian

Perennial

Forms sprawling mounds of slender, glossy, dark green leaves topped with incredibly beautiful deep blue flowers in late spring to early summer. Grows to about 10 inches. Likes sun to part sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Blue

Geranium cinereum

Grayleaf Geranium 'Purple Pillow'

Perennial

A striking summer-long display of purple flowers darkened with veins that converge to form an eye. Foliage is a mound of small, slightly tufted gray-green leaves. Sun, Pt. Shade. Ht. 6".

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Purple

Geranium pratense

Meadow Cranesbill 'Double Jewel'

Perennial

An outstanding Geranium to add to your garden! Double white flowers with a rich purple heart create a unique color contrast. Blooms mid-summer. Sun, Pt. Sun. Ht. 17".

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

White, Purple

Gladiolus spp.

Gladiolus 'Farwest'

Perennial

One of the best cut flowers! This one has pinky-red flowers with a burst of light yellow spilling out from the middle. Likes sun. Cut to the ground when the plant looks dead in autumn.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Red, Yellow

Gladiolus spp.

Gladiolus 'Priscilla'

Perennial

One of the best cut flowers! Blooms are the palest yellow in the throat, blending to soft baby pink & edged neatly with darker pink. Likes sun. Cut to the ground when the plant looks dead in autumn.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Pink

Gypsophila paniculata

Baby's Breath 'Pink Fairy'

Perennial

Large, light pink, double flowers appear in wispy panicles above the compact foliage. Blooms mid-summer. Valued as a long lasting cut flower and also as a filler plant in gardens. Ht. 18". Sun.

Sun

Normal

Summer

Pink

Hedychium

Ginger 'Tahitian Flame'

Perennial

Variegated leaves with intoxicatingly fragrant apricot colored flowers in summer. A dramatic and gorgeous plant. Sun, pt. shade. Ht. 60".

Sun, Part Shade

Normal, Moist

Summer

Orange

Hedychium coccineum

Ginger 'Tara'

Perennial

Long, tropical leaves unfold along 5 ft. stems topped with clusters of outrageously exotic and intoxicatingly fragrant orange and red flowers in summer. A dramatic and gorgeous plant. Sun, pt. shade. Likes to be watered.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal, Wet

Summer

Orange

Hedychium flavescens

Hardy Ginger 'Yellow Ginger'

Perennial

Growing to 5-6 feet, this ginger will amaze you. Huge grey-green leaves and clusters of exotic pale yellow flowers whose intense, spicy perfume will make your knees buckle. Hardy to about 25 F. Great indoor plant for winter.

Sun

Normal, Wet

Autumn

Yellow

Hedychium maximum

Hardy Ginger 'Butterfly'

Perennial

This plant can make quite a spectacle of itself. Big tropical leaves crowding around 6-7 foot tall stems. Exotic yellow flowers are intensely scented in early autumn. Hardy to about 25 degrees. Great indoor plant for winter.

Sun

Normal, Wet

Autumn

Yellow

Helleborus

Lenten Rose 'Brushstrokes Strain'

Perennial

Brushstroked splashes, spots, and true, rich colors including reds, purples, yellows, greens and white adorn the wide petals of this superior mix. Sun to shade. Ht. 12".

Sun, Shade

Normal

Winter, Spring

Purple, Pink, Red, Yellow

Helleborus foetidus

Hellebore 'Wester Flisk'

Perennial

Exotic looking foliage hangs on year-round and in late January or February dozens of pale yellow bell shaped flowers hang off the sturdy upright stems. Flowers till spring or early summer. Evergreen, winter blooming, hardy - how can you possibly say no? 24" high. Sun or shade.

Sun, Shade

Normal, Moist

Winter

Yellow

Helleborus x sternii

Lenten Rose 'Hot Flash'

Perennial

Sumptuously silvered and red veined, this outstanding evergreen Hellebore sports deeply serrate edges to create one HOT leaf! Blooms in late winter to early spring with pale green flowers blushed with pink. Part shade. Ht. 12".

Part Shade

Normal

Winter, Spring

Green

Hemerocallis

Daylily 'Elizabeth Salter'

Perennial

Large, full and sturdy soft pink flowers with lightly ruffled edges. A soft golden-yellow halo gives a warming glow to the center of the flowers. Rebloomer. Blooms mid-summer. Sun, Pt. Sun. Ht. 22".

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Peach

Hemerocallis

Daylily 'Her Majesty's Wizard'

Perennial

Magical wine-purple blossoms detailed with a cream-purple halo and gold edges. Rebloomer. Blooms early summer. Sun, Pt. Sun. Ht. 24".

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Purple

Hemerocallis

Daylily 'Longfield's Twins'

Perennial

Large double rust-red flowers that radiate warmth of color as the yellow halo and highlights shine through the petals. Blooms mid-summer. Sun, Pt. Sun. Ht. 26"

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Red

Hemerocallis

Daylily 'Moses Fire'

Perennial

Massive 6" flowers of deep red with golden edges and a green throat. Rebloomer. Blooms mid-summer. Sun, Pt. Sun. Ht. 20".

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Red

Hemerocallis

Daylily 'Spacecoast Scrambled'

Perennial

Impressively sturdy 6" creamy white flowers with bright yellow, heavily ruffled edges. Rebloomer. Blooms early summer. Sun, Pt. Sun. Ht. 20".

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Yellow, White

Hemerocallis

Daylily 'You Angel You'

Perennial

Gorgeous little double flowers formed from layers of creamy petals set off with hints of peach and a contrasting crimson red eye-zone. Rebloomer. Sun, Pt. Sun. Ht. 16".

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Pink

Hemerocallis citrina

Citron Daylily

Perennial

Citron Daylily features large, fragrant, yellow, coral, and orange flowers. The unopened flower buds are a real delicacy used whole in stir-frys, soups, stews, and cut up in salads. Pick them just a day or two before they open and slice them like you would a carrot. The colorfully delectable petals will unfold like confetti. The flavor is like a tender leaf lettuce with just a hint of lemon. Sun, Pt. Sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Coral, Yellow

Heuchera

Coral Bells 'Black Currant'

Perennial

Dark purple leaves with light purple veins add a punch of low growing color to the garden border nearly year-round. This plant makes a bold foliage statement like a Hosta but is semi-evergreen. Creamy pinkish-white flowers erupt in late summer. Ht. 12". Shade to sun. Holds up better in sun than the lighter colored varieties.

Shade, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Pink

Heuchera

Coral Bells 'Crème Brulee'

Perennial

Large peach, bronze, yellow, and green colored leaves with a full, lush habit. This plant makes a bold foliage statement like a Hosta but is semi-evergreen. Creamy white flowers erupt in late summer. Ht. 12". Shade, part shade.

Shade, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

White

Heuchera

Coral Bells 'Key Lime Pie'

Perennial

Bright lime green, softly ruffled leaves make this a fabulous addition to containers or anywhere else with contrasting dark colored plants. Sun to part shade. Ht. 12".

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Spring

Pink

Heuchera

Coral Bells 'Mahogany'

Perennial

Rich mahogany red, softly ruffled leaves make this a fabulous addition to containers or anywhere else with contrasting brightly colored plants. Sun to part shade. Ht. 12".

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Spring, Summer

Pink

Heuchera

Coral Bells 'Peach Melba'

Perennial

Large peach colored leaves with a full, lush habit. This plant makes a bold foliage statement like a Hosta but is semi-evergreen. Creamy white flowers erupt in late summer. Ht. 12". Shade, part shade.

Shade, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

White

Heuchera

Coral Bells 'Southern Comfort'

Perennial

Huge cinnamon-peach leaves and a lush habit. This plant makes a bold foliage statement like a Hosta but is evergreen. Creamy white flowers erupt in late summer. Ht. 16". Shade, part shade.

Shade, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

White

Heuchera spp.

Coral Bells 'Purple Palace'

Perennial

Rich purple foliage is a fabulous accent to the border of any garden space. Lush, ruffled leaves are topped with spikes of pale apricot colored tiny flowers. Grow it for the foliage, not the flowers. 10" high by 16" wide.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Pink

Heuchera villosa

Coral Bells 'Miracle'

Perennial

New leaves are chartreuse with a smattering of reddish purple in the center. Mature leaves are brick red with a chartreuse to gold edge and silver undersides. Pink flowers in summer. Ht. 10". Sun, Part Shade.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Pink

Hieracium aurantiacum

Orange Hawkweed

Perennial

Spreads into a low growing patch of blazing color. Deep orange and red aster-like flowers appear throughout mid summer. Gets about 8" high. Good cut flower. Loves sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Orange

Hosta

Plantain Lily 'Striptease'

Perennial

Wide, dark green margins surround a gold center occassionally lined in white. Pale violet flowers in summer. Ht. 20". Shade, Part Shade.

Shade, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Purple

Hosta

Plantain Lily 'Bressingham Blue'

Perennial

One of the best blue-green Hostas. Nicely formed, upright, medium-large, cupped leaves with white flowers in mid-summer. Shade, Moist soil. Ht. 20".

Shade

Normal, Moist

Summer

White

Hosta

Plantain Lily 'Sum and Substance'

Perennial

A huge and substantial Hosta with massive heart shaped leaves. Coloring varies from chartreuse to yellow with increased amounts of sunlight. Smooth leaves pucker as they mature. Shade. Ht. 30".

Shade

Normal

Summer

White

Hosta

Plantain Lily 'Tokudama Flavocircinalis'

Perennial

Heavily corrugated leaves are blue-green with wide, irregular, chartreuse to gold margins. Center turns dark green in summer. White flowers in summer. Ht. 17". Shade, Part Shade.

Shade, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

White

Hosta sieboldiana

Plantain Lily 'Elegans'

Perennial

Large, very heavily textured leaves are blue-green and more slug resistant than most Hostas. White flowers in summer. Can tolerate part sun.

Shade, Part Sun

Normal, Moist

Summer

White

Incarvillea delavayi

Hardy Gloxinia

Perennial

This tropical looking beauty is hardy to zone 5! Exotic 3" long, trumpet shaped, rose-purple flowers with a yellow throat. The medium green leaves are long and deeply divided. Ht. 16". Sun, Part Sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Spring

Pink

Iris spp.

Iris Louisiana 'Newsletter'

Perennial

Deep velvety purple with a dash of yellow in the throat. Elegant & sumptuous. Gets 3 feet high and will spread into a larger colony each year. Blooms in summer.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal, Wet

Summer

Purple

Iris spp.

Iris Louisiana 'Rhett'

Perennial

Rich, sexy cerise flowers with a burst of yellow in the center and petals that are ruffled at the edges. Gets 3 ft. high and spreads into a larger colony each year. Blooms in summer.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal, Wet

Summer

Red

Iris tenax

Oregon Iris

Perennial

A must-have for the Northwest native gardener. This little Iris will get 1.5 feet tall with purple blooms in late spring. Hardy, durable & gorgeous - what more could you want? Native to open woodland & grassy meadows. The leaves have been used to make incredibly strong braided rope.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Spring

Purple

Lewisia cotyledon

Lewisia 'Henry's Rainbow Mix'

Perennial

A stunningly beautiful native alpine succulent. Produces brilliant red, coral, peach, or yellow flowers from exotic looking foliage. Requires very well drained soil. Water during blooming, then allow to go dry.

Sun

Normal, Dry

Spring, Summer

Various

Libertia ixioides

Libertia 'Goldfinger'

Perennial

A striking and vibrant evergreen grass that looks sort of like a small New Zealand Flax. Small white flowers in early summer Native to New Zealand, hardy to about 0 degrees, this plant will add great texture and color year round. Gets about 12" high, spreads slowly.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

White

Lilium

Asiatic Lily 'Monte Negro'

Perennial

Strong stems of glossy green foliage topped by attractive bright red flowers in summer. 3-4 ft. high. Sun, Pt. Shade.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Red

Lilium

Hybrid Lily 'Mount Bachelor'

Perennial

Strong stems of glossy green foliage topped by attractive bright orange flowers in summer. 3-4 ft. high. Sun, Pt. Shade.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Orange

Lilium

Oriental Lily 'Garden Party'

Perennial

White outward facing flowers patterned with a yellow stripe along the center of each petal and a spraying of red freckles. Great cut flower. Sun, pt. sun. Ht. - 24"

Sun, Part Sun

Normal, Moist

Summer

White, Yellow

Lilium davidii var. unicolor

Lanzho Lily

Perennial

This very attractive Lily is prized for its bright orange-red flowers and its large delicious bulbs. Crunchy and sweet, you can use them like you would water chestnuts or potatoes in stir-frys and soups. Full to part sun and well drained, rich soil.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Orange

Lilium spp.

Asiatic Lily 'Blackout'

Perennial

Deep, smoldering, lucious red blooms. It'll take your breath away. 3-4 ft. As with all lilies and people, it gets more fabulous with age. Sun, pt. shade. FYI, asiatic lilies have intense color but no scent, oriental lilies usually have great scents.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Red

Lilium spp.

Lily 'Grand Cru'

Perennial

This is one of the shorter lilies topping out at 2 ft. Gorgeous sunny yellow flowers with a dark red throat. Sun to part shade. As with all lilies and people, it gets more fabulous with age. Sun, pt. shade.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Red

Lilium spp.

Lily 'Mr. Job'

Perennial

This giant oriental lily is truly spectacular. At maturity it can reach 6 feet high with dozens of 8" flowers. Deep red with pure white edges on the petals. Sun to part shade. As with all lilies and people, it gets more fabulous with age. Sun, pt. shade.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Red

Lilium spp.

Lily 'Orange Art'

Perennial

It may lack scent but it makes up for that with outrageous color. Tangerine orange with a speckled transition to deep maroon in the throat. It's hard to miss this one. 3-4 ft. As with all lilies and people, it gets more fabulous with age. Sun, pt. shade.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Red

Lilium spp.

Oriental Lily 'Scheherazade'

Perennial

As with all lilies, this is a great cut flower. Very large flowers on 4-6 foot tall stems. Color is deep magenta with white at the edges of the petals and a yellow-green throat. Lightly fragrant. Likes sun & not too much water. Gets better every year.

Sun

Normal

Summer

Magenta

Lilium spp.

Oriental Lily 'Simplon'

Perennial

Pure white, extraordinary fragrance and ruffled or slightly curled petals. Similar to Casablanca lily. 36" tall. As with all lilies and people, it gets more fabulous with age. Sun, pt. shade.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Red

Lilium spp.

Oriental Lily 'Altari'

Perennial

As with all lilies, this is a great cut cut flower. Very large flowers on 4-5 foot tall stems. Color is pure white with a dark pink throat. Nice fragrance. Likes sun & not too much water. Gets better every year.

Sun

Normal

Summer

Pink

Lilium spp.

Oriental Lily 'Henryii'

Perennial

As with all lilies, this is a great cut flower. Strongly recurved petals on tall stems. Color is bright orange with dark reddish brown pips and speckles. Can reach 6 feet high. Likes sun & not too much water. Gets better every year.

Sun

Normal

Summer

Orange

Lilium spp.

Oriental Lily 'Lady Alice'

Perennial

As with all lilies, this is a great cut flower. Downward facing recurved petals on tall stems. Color is apricot orange in the center fading to coral, yellow, and cream. Sweetly scented too! Likes sun & not too much water. Gets better every year.

Sun

Normal

Summer

Orange

Lilium spp.

Oriental Lily 'Muscadet'

Perennial

White as pure as the driven snow with maroon sprinkles and a sweet baby pink blush at the throat. Hooked yet? Ok, it smells FABULOUS too! 24" tall. As with all lilies and people, it gets more fabulous with age. Sun, pt. shade.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Red

Lilium spp.

Oriental Lily 'Salmon Star'

Perennial

Large, fragrant, salmon pink and white flowers with a vivid orange stripe and orange spots running through them. Blooms late summer. A very distinctive and exceptionally beautiful lily. Sun, pt. sun. Ht. - 24"

Sun, Part Sun

Normal, Moist

Summer

Coral, Orange

Lupinus polyphyllus

Lupine 'Russell's Mix'

Perennial

A delightful and distinctively classic NW garden flower. This mix produces excellent cutting flowers in shades of blue, purple, pink, red, white, and yellow mid spring to summer. Sun, part shade.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Spring, Summer

All

Lychnis chalcedonica

Pink Maltese Cross 'Carnea'

Perennial

Strong upright stems with distinctive leaf arrangements are topped with clusters of four-petaled flowers splashed in pink and white. Can reach 3 to 4 feet high. Loves sun. Blooms over a long period in mid summer.

Sun

Normal

Summer

Pink

Lychnis flos-cuculi

Lychnis 'Nana'

Perennial

Forms a small mound of dark bluish green foliage with bright pink starburst flowers hovering above. Blooms in late spring to early summer. Grows to about 6". Likes sun to part sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Sping

Pink

Matteuccia struthiopteris

Jumbo Ostrich Fern

Perennial

This beautiful, vase shaped, NW native grows 3-4 feet tall with plume-like dark green fronds. When the new fronds are still curled up like a fiddle head, they can be eaten raw or cooked. They taste a bit like asparagus. Part Shade.

Part Shade

Normal, Moist

Spring

 

Melittis melissophylum

Bastard Balm 'Royal Velvet Distinction'

Perennial

Little upright plants decorated with small orchid-like blooms interspersed with oval, honey scented foliage. White flowers have a purple lip with a thin white margin. Likes sun. A sweet little treasure! Blooms late spring. Ht. 15".

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Spring

Purple, White

Mukdenia rosii

Mukdenia 'Crimson Fans'

Perennial

Maple-like leaves emerge mid-green then age to bronze green and by summer are splashed with bright red. Foliage remains intense red summer through autumn. A great ground cover accent plant. Ht. 10". Sun to part shade.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

 

 

Mukdenia rossii

Red Leaf Mukdenia 'Karasuba'

Perennial

Unique plant for part shade. Green, fan shaped leaves are topped by delicate panicles of starry white flowers in spring. As the leaves age, deep red tones creep inward from the edges. Fire red in autumn. Ht. 12".

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Spring

White

Opoponax chironium

Sweet Myrrh

Perennial

Native to a broad area around the Middle East, Opoponax grows to about 3' topped with yellow flower clusters. The sap is dried into a resin used for incense and perfumes. This plant has a very rich history. Likes sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Yellow

Paeonia

Peony 'Sorbet'

Perennial

Remarkable flowers in seemingly never-ending layers of color and texture. Small and frilly vanilla-cream petals are sandwiched between larger layers of strawberry and rasperry ice with a pale yellow center. Early summer. Sun. Ht. 28".

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Pink

Paeonia suffructicosa

Tree Peony 'Hanakisoi'

Perennial

Apricot pink petals with a soft pink edge. Semi-double blossoms. Blooms in late spring. Ht. 4'-5'. Sun, Part Sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Spring

Coral

Paeonia suffructicosa

Tree Peony 'Kinkaku'

Perennial

Fully double blossoms with yellow petals edged in bright orange. Blooms in late spring. Ht. 4'-5'. Sun, Part Sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Spring

Yellow

Papaver orientale

Oriental Poppy 'Patty's Plum'

Perennial

This cultivar features thin-stemmed, ruffled flowers in a wonderful shade of aubergine with a black center. Likes Sun to Pt. Shade. Ht. 32"

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Purple

Papaver orientale

Oriental Poppy 'Picotee'

Perennial

Large, double-layered pure white flowers are strikingly contrasted by bright orange crinkled edges. Sun, Pt. Shade. Blooms mid-summer. Ht. 28".

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Orange, White

Papaver orientale

Oriental Poppy 'Pink Ruffles'

Perennial

These unusual poppies are distinguished by their heavily fringed coral-pink petals. Blooms early summer. Likes Sun, Pt. Shade. Ht. 30".

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Coral

Penstemon

Penstemon 'Dark Tower'

Perennial

Glossy bronze-red foliage is topped with masses of pink flowers in July and August. Ht. 34". Full sun is best, half day of sun is ok.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Pink

Penstemon

Penstemon 'Ruby'

Perennial

Sun loving, always reliable penstemon should be in every garden. 'Ruby' has dark fucshia colored tubular flowers, and ya know that means, right? HUMMINGBIRDS!! Grows to 2 or 3 feet high.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Pink

Penstemon x mexicali

Beardtongue "Sunburst Amethyst'

Perennial

Penstemons are one of the most reliable and trustworthy citizens of the garden. They require little care and just keep blooming all summer. This one has bright purple tubular (hummingbird magnet) flowers on spikes up to 20 inches. Sun or part sun. Good cut flower.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Purple

Perovskia atriplicifolia

Russian Sage

Perennial

Not a true sage, but who cares? It's fabulous! Striking grey-green foliage with purple-blue flower spikes in late summer. All parts of it smell great too. It always looks dead in winter and spring. Just cut it back & be patient. Full sun. 3'-5' high.

Sun

Normal, Dry

Summer

Blue

Petasites japonicus

Fuki 'Variegated'

Perennial

A spectacular perennial, Fuki features huge round leaves that can grow to 2 1/2 ft. across with white and green variegation. It's long leaf stalks are a prized vegetable in Japan. Likes moist soil and has a spreading habit so keep an eye on it. Sun, part shade.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Spring

 

Petrorhagia saxifraga

Tunic Flower

Perennial

Masses of finely textured stems and leaves are liberally sprinkled with light pink to white flowers. Similar to Babys Breath. Grows about a foot high. Sun to part sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

White

Phlox

Phlox 'Sherbet Cocktail'

Perennial

Pink and white flowers with green-yellow edges are packed into large clusters in summer. It's tall slender form, clumping habit, and sweet smelling blooms make it a necessary feature for any flower garden. Sun, Pt. Shade. Ht. 20".

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Purple, Yellow

Phygelius spp.

Cape Fuchsia 'Passionate'

Perennial

A small shrub to fit in any garden. Orange tubular flowers over dark plum foliage most of the summer. Tubular flowers?? You know what that means? HUMMINGBIRDS! Reaches about 36" or so. Sun to light shade.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Orange

Platycodon grandiflorus

Balloon Flower 'Fuji Blue'

Perennial

Interesting balloon-like buds burst open into large 2", deep blue-purple, bell-shaped flowers in mid-summer. A trouble free, reliable bloomer. Ht. 20". Sun, Part Sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Purple

Polemonium caeruleum

Jacob's Ladder 'Filigree Clouds'

Perennial

Very soft looking ferny foliage with tall spikes of exquisite white flower clusters in early spring. Will be happy anywhere from full sun to light shade. Grows to about 20 inches high.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Spring

White

Polemonium spp.

Jacob's Ladder 'Purple'

Perennial

A beautiful choice for color and texture in a shady spot. Purple clusters of flowers reach above delicate foliage. Blooms in May, June, or July. Likes rich, moist soil in full or part shade. 15"-18" inches high and wide.

Shade, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Purple

Polemonium spp.

Jacob's Ladder 'Variegated'

Perennial

A beautiful choice for color and texture in a shady spot. Purplish-blue flowers over cream and green fern-like foliage. Blooms in May, June, or July. Likes rich, moist soil in full or part shade. 18-24 inches high and wide.

Shade, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Purple

Potentilla thurberi

Potentilla 'Monarch's Velvet'

Perennial

The foliage can easily be mistaken for a strawberry plant, until it flowers. Stunningly perfect red flowers with black throats appear throughout mid to late summer. Outrageous color! Likes sun, good for containers, walls or just anywhere.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Red

Pulmonaria

Lungwort 'Raspberry Splash'

Perennial

Profuse, intense, raspberry-coral flowers arrive in early spring to herald the silver spotted, sharply pointed upright foliage. Likes sun to light shade. Ht. 12".

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Spring

Deep Pink

Pulmonaria

Lungwort 'Silver Shimmers'

Perennial

Large silver leaves with ruffled edges grow in a low mound with steel blue flowers held above. A shimmering delight in the shady garden. Ht. 9". Shade, part shade.

Shade, Part Shade

Normal

Spring

Blue

Rheum rhabarbarum

Rhubarb 'Crimson Cherry'

Perennial

A beautiful plant with large, heavily textured leaves and brilliant red stems. The stems are the edible part with a distinctive sprightly flavor. Great for pies and jams combined with other fruits, especially strawberries. Sun, Pt. Sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

 

 

Rheum rhabarbarum

Rhubarb 'Victoria'

Perennial

A classic variety of Rhubarb. Heavily textured leaves and brilliant red blending to green stems. Prolific and less stringy than many other varieties. The stems are the edible part with a distinctive sprightly flavor. Great for pies and jams combined with other fruits, especially strawberries. Sun, Pt. Sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

 

 

Rogersia

Rodger's Flower 'Chocolate Wing'

Perennial

A Rodgersia with ever changing moods, as its foliage emerges brown and goes through stages of green and bronze to return to chocolate bronze. Flowers emerge pink and darken to burgundy. Pt. Shade, moist soil.

Part Sun, Part Shade

Normal, Moist

Summer

Pink

Salvia

Meadow Sage 'Hot Lips'

Perennial

Unique spikes of bi-colored white petals with hot red edges. Foliage is dense and dark green turning to wine red in autumn. Long blooming May-October. Sun. Ht. 35".

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

White, Red

Salvia praetensis

Meadow Sage 'Pink Delight'

Perennial

With its unusual flower color and fast growth rate, this floriferous, long-blooming cultivar is guaranteed to impress. Spikes of pink-purple flowers rise over clumps of gray-green foliage. Blooms all summer. Sun. Ht. 24".

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Pink

Scabiosa

Pincushion Flower 'Vivid Violet'

Perennial

Large, vivid violet pincusion flowers set atop low mounds of frilly foliage. Free flowering, continuous blooming from spring to frost, and vigorous growing make this a must-have perennial. Ht. 15". Sun, part sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Purple

Scabiosa columbaria

Pin Cushion Flower 'Misty Butterflies'

Perennial

Mounds of bluish purple to pinkish purple 2" flowers all summer. Only grows 12" high and will bloom longer if you keep removing the old spent flowers periodically. Great near paths & borders. Super easy. Likes some sun.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Purple

Schizostylis coccinea

Kaffir lily

Perennial

One of our favorite flowering plants! Grows in an expanding clump year after year. Blooms in April/May and again in October with tons of coral red star shaped flowers. 2 feet tall with long strappy leaves. Tolerant of most conditions.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Spring, Autumn

Red

Sidalcea

Miniature Hollyhock 'Little Princess'

Perennial

This compact cultivar has soft-pink, hollyhock-like flowers on slender-stemmed spikes that rise above attractive glossy green foliage. Blooms late summer. Sun, Pt. Shade. Ht. 15".

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Pink

Sidalcea candida

Miniature Hollyhock 'Bianca'

Perennial

As the name implies, this looks just like Hollyhock but smaller. Gets about 2 to 3 feet high, blooms in mid to late summer with white flower spikes. Good cut flower. Likes sun to part shade.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Pink

Sidalcea malviflora

Miniature Hollyhock 'Purpetta'

Perennial

As the name implies, this looks just like Hollyhock but smaller. Gets about 3 feet high, blooms in mid to late summer with purplish pink flower spikes. Good cut flower. Likes sun to part shade.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Pink

Sidalcea malviflora

Miniature Hollyhock 'Rosaly'

Perennial

As the name implies, 'Rosaly' looks just like Hollyhocks, but half the size. Clusters of sweet little soft pink flowers rise on slender spires 3 to 4 feet above the foliage. Blooms in mid to late summer over a long period. Sun to part shade.

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Pink

Sidalcea oregana

Miniature Hollyhock 'Brilliant'

Perennial

A brilliantly lit array of densely flowered carmine-red spikes raise their slender-stemmed heads above the attractive glossy green, shallow-lobed foliage. Blooms late summer. Sun, Pt. Shade. Ht. 28".

Sun, Part Shade

Normal

Summer

Red

Silene schafta

Silene 'Splendens'

Perennial

Forms a half dome mound about a foot high covered in deep pink flowers from late spring to early summer. Likes sun to part sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Pink

Sisyrinchium idahoensis var. bellum

Idaho Blue-Eyed Grass

Perennial

A Pacific NW native related to iris. Strappy grass-like leaves grow to 6" high. 14" stems are topped with blue-purple starry flowers with a yellow center in summer. Evergreen & spreading. Interesting turf substitute.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Blue

Tellima grandiflora

Fringecups

Perennial

This beautiful native groundcover can be found in the Olympics to the Oregon Cascades along stream banks and talus slopes. Slender 2 ft. spikes of white flowers tower above the lush, low-growing foliage. Sun or shade.

Shade, Sun

Normal

Spring

White

Thalictrum kiusianum

Kyushu Meadow Rue

Perennial

A Japanese native, ideal as a small scale groundcover. Stays fairly low and spreads slowly. Dainty, airy clusters of pinkish purple flowers appear just above the delicate green leaves. Ht. 6". Part Sun.

Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Purple

Thalictrum spp.

Meadow Rue 'Black Stockings'

Perennial

This tall beauty has long, nearly black stems, contrasting green leaves and is topped by fluffy lavender flowers in large flat topped clusters. Part shade. Ht. 48".

Part Shade

Normal

Spring

Purple

Tradescantia

Spiderwort 'Bilberry Ice'

Perennial

A clumping mass of stiff upright stems with long drooping leaves and pretty 3-petaled flowers that twine themselves around the foliage. Flowers are soft purple with white edges. Full sun. Ht. - 20"

Sun, Part Sun

Normal, Moist

Summer

Purple

Tricyrtis

Toad Lily 'Raspberry Mousse'

Perennial

An unusual Toad Lily with masses of small, purple-pink flowers with very few spots. Flowers appear all over the plant, not just at the top. Blooms late summer. Sun, Pt. Shade. Ht. 24".

Sun, Part Shade

Normal, Moist

Summer

Purple

Verbascum

Verbascum 'Dark Eyes'

Perennial

Strongly textured deep green leaves contrast tight pyramidal clusters of pale yellow flowers with red centers. This little cutie is a delightfully long bloomer. Likes sun. Ht. 10".

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Spring, Summer

Yellow

Verbascum

Verbascum 'Honey Dijon'

Perennial

Numerous flower heads boasting hundreds of hefty flowers in shades of peach and gold with a plum eye over compact foliage. Will rebloom through summer if dead-headed. Ht. 16". Likes sun.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Peach

Verbascum

Verbascum 'Royalty'

Perennial

Tons of flowers cover each branch with royal purple petals. Will bloom through summer if deadheaded. Likes sun. Ht. 10".

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Spring, Summer

Purple

Veronica penduncularis

Speedwell 'Georgia Blue'

Perennial

Our most favorite ground cover! Forms 5" high mats of small evergreen leaves that turn bronzy purple in winter & creates a carpet of blue-purple flowers in spring and sporadically in summer & fall. Grows anywhere.

Sun, Shade

Normal

Spring

Blue

Veronica spicata

Speedwell 'Rotfuchs'

Perennial

Free-flowering rosy-red flower spikes atop lush, glossy foliage continue to decorate this plant over five weeks. Blooms in summer. Sun, Pt. Sun. Normal to moist soil. Ht. 15".

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

Summer

Red

Veronicastrum sibericum

Siberian Culver's Root

Perennial

A hard to find asian native that sends up sturdy, erect stems to 4 or more feet topped with a rocket of medium blue flowers. The flowers can fade to white throughout the summer. A rare and bold addition to any flower garden.

Sun

Normal

Summer

Blue

Veronicastrum virginicum

Culver's Root 'Erica'

Perennial

This prettily colored Veronicastrum is decorated with strong-stemmed rockets of pale pink flowers which open from bright red buds. Blooms late summer. Great cut flower. Ht. 40". Sun.

Sun

Normal

Summer

Pink

Viola cornuta

Viola 'Penny Deep Blue'

Perennial

Deep, rich purplish-blue colored flowers over a very long period. Violas don't thrive in hot weather, but keep them around and watch them strut their stuff in the cooler seasons. Flowers are edible, especially in salads.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal

 

 

Viola cornuta

Viola 'Penny Orange'

Perennial

Tangerine orange colored flowers over a very long period. Violas don't thrive in hot weather, but keep them around and watch them strut their stuff in the cooler seasons. Flowers are edible, especially in salads.

Sun, Part Sun

Normal