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.

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

Achillea millefolium
COMMON YARROW
Best for full sun, well draining locations. Attracts pollinators.
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
NODDING ONION
Athyrium filix-femina
LADY FERN
Large fern, may grow up to 2M tall. Can tolerate sun if soil is consistently moist.
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
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
COMMON CAMAS
Perennial bulb that flowers late spring- early summer.
Cornus canadensis
BUNCHBERRY
Low-growing groundcover. White dogwood like flowers followed by red berries. Requires light shade and even moisture.
Dicentra formosa
WESTERN BLEEDING HEART
Perennial with fern like foliage and pink-purple heart shaped flowers. High shade tolerance.
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Geranium oreganum
OREGON GERANIUM
Perenial 40-80cm tall. Small purple flowers throughout summer. Found in moist clearings and forest edges.
Maianthemum dilatatum
FALSE LILY OF THE VALLEY
Groundcover, spreads rapidly, likes moist shady areas.
Polystichum munitum
SWORD FERN
Large evergreen fern which may grow up to 1.5M tall.
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
BROAD-LEAVED STONECROP
Perennial succulent up to 20cm tall. Has flat grey spoon shaped leaves. And bright yellow flowers throughout summer.
Solidago canadensis
GOLDENROD
Perennial, large yellow flowers late summer, attracts pollinators. Prefers well draining soil.
Tellima grandiflora
FRINGECUP
40-80cm tall perennial with white flowers and heart shaped leaves similar to ornamental Heuchera spp.
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Sedum oreganum

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