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.
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.
Furry rhizomes, like squirrel's feet that creep over soil surface. Zones 7b to 10b. Best in shade.
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.
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.
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.
Dwarf Solomon Seal
Black to dark purple flowers in late spring to early summer. 4-6 ft. POISONOUS if eaten. Sun or partial shade.
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