A Native Garden

Shade loving plants

ANGDTo aid in designing your gardens, I've put together a list of the plants that thrive in the shade.

Artemisia douglasiana

Douglas mugword

Asclepias curassavica

Blood Flower Milkweed

Baccharis emoryi

 

Baccharis salicifolia

Mule Fat

Betula occidentalis

Water Birch

Bidens laevis

Bur Marigold

Carex all

Sedges

Comarostaphyllis diversifolia

Summer Holly

Cornus Nuttallii

Mountain Dogwood

Cornus stolonifera

Redtwig Dogwood

Deschampsia caespitosa

Tufted Hairgrass

Dichondra occidentalis

Western Dichondra

Dudleya hassei

 

Dudleyalanceolata

Lance leaved dudleya

Dudleya virens

Green Liveforever

Eleocharis montevidensis

Spike rush

Frangaria California

Woodland strawberry

Garrya elliptica ‘Evie’

Evie silktassel

Garrya elliptica James Roof

James Roof silktassel

Heuchera

Coral Bells

Holodiscus discolor

Oceanspray

Iris doudlasiana

Douglas Iris

Juncus all

Reeds

Keckiella cordifolia

Heart leaved Penstemon

Leymus Condensatus

Giant wildrye

Leymus triticoides

creeping wildrye

Lilium humboldtii

Humbolt Lily

Linum lewisii

Blue Flax

Lithocarpus densiflora

Tanbark Oak

Lonicera hispidula

Pink chaparral honeysuckle

Mahonia aquifolium

Oregon grape

Mahonia repens

Creeping Mahonia

Melica imperfect

Coast range melic

Mimulus cardinalsi

Scarlet monkey flower

Mimulus guttaus

Golden monkeyflower

Monardella villosa

Coyote mint

Oenothera elata

Yellow Evening primrose

Philadelphus lewisii

Wild Mock Orange

Piliadelphus microphyllus

Little leaf Mock Orange

Physocarpus capitatus

Ninebark

Pluchera sericea

Arrow weed

Polypodium californicum

CA polypody fern

Polystichum munitum

Western sword fern

Potentilla fruticosa

Bush Cinquefoil

Potentilla glandulosa

Sticky cinquefoil

Pseudotsuga macrocarpa

Big Cone Spruce

Pycnanthemum cal

CA mint

Rhamnus Cal

San Bruno coffeeberry

Rhodedendron occidentale

Western azalea

Rhus trilobata

Basket sumac

Ribes amarum

Bitter gooseberry

Ribes indecorum

White flowering currant

Ribes malvaceum

Dancing tassles currant

Ribes sanguineum var. glutinosum

Red flowering currant

Ribes speciosum

Fuchsia flowering gooseberry

Ribes thacherianum

Santa Cruz Island gooseberry

Rosa californica

CA wild rose

Rubus ursinus

CA blackberry

Salvia spathacea

Hummingbird sage

Satureja chandleri

San Miguel Savory

Satureja douglasii

Yerba Buena

Scirpus all

grasses

Sequoiadendron giganteum

Giant Sequoia

Spiraea douglasii

Western bridalwreath

Symphoricarpos mollis

Creeping snowberry

Thalictrum fendleri

Meadow rue

Typha all

Southern cattail

Venegasia carpesioides

Canyon sunflower

Vitus

Grape

Woodwardia fimbriata

Giant Chain Fern

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