Perennials

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Native Perennials

 When chosen carefully, native perennials can  be used used  to enhance the existing landscape. depending on the site requirements, ie sun/shade. Perennials can add a bonus of color, berries, flowers, or texture to the spring and summer landscape.

Did you know?

Native perennial flowers can attract pollinators which is great for the environment.

Achillea millefolium
Achillea millefolium

COMMON YARROW Best for full sun, well draining locations. Attracts pollinators.

Adiantum alecticum
Adiantum alecticum

MAIDENHAIR FERN Deceivingly delicate looking and surprisingly hardy this fern with dark purple-black stems, grows 15-60cm tall. Prefers a shady, moist, humus rich site.

Allium cernuum
Allium cernuum

NODDING ONION

Athyrium filix-femina
Athyrium filix-femina

LADY FERN Large fern, may grow up to 2M tall. Can tolerate sun if soil is consistently moist.

Aquilegia formosa
Aquilegia formosa

WESTERN RED COLUMBINE Perennial with delicate lace like foliage. Red and yellow blooms May - August. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Prefers lightly shaded sites.

Blechnum spicant
Blechnum spicant

DEER FERN Semi-evergreen fern, usually 20-80cm tall. Grows in a thick clumping manner. Can tolerate some sun if soil is evenly moist.

Camassia quamash
Camassia quamash

COMMON CAMAS Perennial bulb that flowers late spring- early summer.

Cornus canadensis
Cornus canadensis

BUNCHBERRY Low-growing groundcover. White dogwood like flowers followed by red berries. Requires light shade and even moisture.

Dicentra formosa
Dicentra formosa

WESTERN BLEEDING HEART Perennial with fern like foliage and pink-purple heart shaped flowers. High shade tolerance.

Geranium oreganum
Geranium oreganum

OREGON GERANIUM Perenial 40-80cm tall. Small purple flowers throughout summer. Found in moist clearings and forest edges.

Maianthemum dilatatum
Maianthemum dilatatum

FALSE LILY OF THE VALLEY Groundcover, spreads rapidly, likes moist shady areas.

Polystichum munitum
Polystichum munitum

SWORD FERN Large evergreen fern which may grow up to 1.5M tall.

Sedum oreganum
Sedum oreganum

OREGON STONECROP Perennial succulent, grows 15 cm tall. Has egg shaped green-bronze foliage. Yellow blooms throughout summer. Needs well draining soil.

Sedum spathulifolium
Sedum spathulifolium

BROAD-LEAVED STONECROP Perennial succulent up to 20cm tall. Has flat grey spoon shaped leaves. And bright yellow flowers throughout summer.

Solidago canadensis
Solidago canadensis

GOLDENROD Perennial, large yellow flowers late summer, attracts pollinators. Prefers well draining soil.

Tellima grandiflora
Tellima grandiflora

FRINGECUP 40-80cm tall perennial with white flowers and heart shaped leaves similar to ornamental Heuchera spp.