Native to Oregon and N. California. Thrives in moist shade. Pink flower in spring before foliage. 3 to 5 ft. x 3 to 5 ft. Full to partial shade. Zone 5-8.

Darmera pelata

Oregon Umbrella Plant

Very ornamental, bushy plant with graceful, arching stems. Small yellowish flowers in summer. A source of yellow dye. Easily grown. 3 to 7 ft.

Datisca cannabina

False Hemp

Furry rhizomes, like squirrel's feet that creep over soil surface. Zones 7b to 10b. Best in shade.

Davaillia trichomanoides

Squirrel's Foot Fern

Shade-loving, but will thrive anywhere. In summer, bears shining purplish or silvery spike-lets.10 to 16 ins. Clumping habit. Shade.

Descampsia flexuosa

Wavy Hair Grass

Mostly evergreen clumps of yellow-green fine-textured foliage. Attractive flowers. Partial shade to shade.

Descampsia flexuosa 'Aurea'

Golden Wavy Hair Grass

Masses of rose-purple pea-like flowers. 2-6 ft. Attracts hummingbirds, bees and butterflies. Best in sun. Zone 7.

Desmodium canadense

Showy Tick Trefoil

Biennial. Blue-green foliage with dark fragrant flowers. Grows to 12 inches. Best in sun. All zones.

Dianthus barbatus 'Sooty'

Black-Flowered Sweet William

Yellow flowers with reddish tips. Will climb 6 feet a year. Zone 4-7. Sun to partial shade.

Dicentra scandens 'Golden Tears'

Climbing Golden Tears

Evergreen to 16 inches, white flowers. Prefers shade to partial sun. Tolerates dry soil. Zone 7.

Disporopsis pernyi

Dwarf Solomon Seal

Black to dark purple flowers in late spring to early summer. 4-6 ft. POISONOUS if eaten. Sun or partial shade.

Dracunculus vulgaris

Dragon Flower