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Adiantum x tracyi Adiantum x tracyi

A fine evergreen Maidenhair Fern from a naturally occurring hybrid between Adiantum aleuticum and A. jordanii.  These are a different clone than the "original clone" and no less desireable with the same fine and wholesome attributes.  Maidenhairs have always been one of the quintessential ferns in our estimation and this is a choice one.

Price: $15.00
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Allium acuminatum Allium acuminatum

Tapertip Onion.  Western US and BC native growing in open rocky areas, stabilized screes, subalpine meadows.  One of the best colored natives with nice heads of magenta rose flowers on stems from 5-12 inches tall depending on how happy and mature it is.  The leaves wither before flowering leaving the stage to the star.  Ideal for rock gardens.

Price: $12.00
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Arctostaphylos manzanita 'Dr Hurd' Arctostaphylos manzanita 'Dr Hurd'

One of the best of the bigger Manzanitas for the garden, this is tolerant of more "average" garden conditions than many of its kin. This is also one of the more rapid growers plus one of the hardiest. Nice clusters of white flowers on an open-crowned multi-trunked large shrub to 15', with rich reddish-brown bark.

Price: $12.00
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Cardamine californica var. sinuata Cardamine californica var. sinuata 'Humboldt High'

This is a superb little plant we found in the redwoods in northern California.  The leaves are a deep red purple on the underside and the early spring new growth is a richly patterned purple that could easily stand alone without flowers.  The flowers are either pink or light purple depending on your perception of color. ID'd by Cardamine expert Alex Wright.

Price: $18.00
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Cardamine cordifolia Cardamine cordifolia

Heartleaf Bittercress. A western US and BC native which prefers the proximity of streams, springs or seeps and this one is an Alex Wright collection from Swauk Creek in Kittitas Co., WA.  Loves a rich moist soil where it will form dense colonies with flower stems holding white flowers with a cream eye 18"-36" high.  This was formerly the subspecies lyallii but has been lumped.into the species.

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Ceanothus x delileanus 'Gloire de Versailles' Ceanothus x delileanus 'Gloire de Versailles'

A very hardy Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit Ceanothus.  If you are going to name something the Glory of Versailles then it had better be good!  A deciduous shrub to 6' or 7' high or more and 5' or so wide with soft powder blue panicles of scented flowers mid summer into fall.   C. americanus and the Mexican C. coeruleus are it's parents.

Price: $15.00
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Chamaebatiaria millefolium Chamaebatiaria millefolium

A Ron Ratko collection of this shrubby gem that flies under everyone's radar.  Native to ID, OR and the SW, we saw this in the White Mts growing with the ancient Bristlecone Pines.  Like a shrubby Spiraea but with white Potentilla-like flowers highlighted by yellow anthers.  Lacy moth antennae leaves.  Dry and well-drained.

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Clintonia andrewsiana Clintonia andrewsiana

This is one of the stars in the understory of the towering coastal redwoods, Sequoia sempervirens.  Wide fleshy green leaves would not look out of place in the subtropics and that impression is only enhanced by the umbels of red flowers which become visually luscious blue-purple fruit.

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Conoclinium greggii (syn. Eupatorium) Conoclinium greggii (syn. Eupatorium)

Gregg's Blue Mistflower.  Texas native we acquired when visiting Peckerwood Gardens.  It was an acquisition with permission of the director in case you were wondering.  Stems 16" tall to sometimes as much as 24" holding fuzzy blue-gray flowers beckoning bees and butterflies.  Very heat tolerant and spreads to make a nice clump.

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Ericameria nauseosa var. nauseosa Ericameria nauseosa var. nauseosa

Rubber Rabbitbush.  Drought tolerant shrub of the arid sagebrush steppe and plains.  So named for the felty leaves and flexible twigs.  This is in the aster family and in late summer and fall will fairly cover itself in small yellow flowers which may not be the best smelling as indicated  by the name but damn its nice!

Price: $18.00
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Erigeron scopulinus Erigeron scopulinus

Rock Fleabane.  A mighty mite in the Asteraceae family, this rock crevice dweller was not discovered until 1978 in the Chiricahua Mts in Arizona and later was found 200 miles east in the Black Range of New Mexico.  It has been very easy and rock hardy for us and although drought tolerant, adapts to frequent irrigation.  Small white flowers.

Price: $12.00
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Erythronium tuolumnense Erythronium tuolumnense

Robust California native that has a very limited distribution in the wild.  This seems like the cabbage of Erythroniums as it puts up very large succulent green leaves with pendulous flowers of a rich yellow intensity.  These increase quite nicely by offsets leading to impressive clumps.  Shade.

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Garrya elliptica 'Evie' Garrya elliptica 'Evie'

Coast Silktassle.  Exceptional selection by Wayne Roderick of this fine West Coast native evergreen shrub.  This has a much denser habit than 'James Roof' and very profuse greenish 8"-10" catkins sometimes purple tinged in the early spring.  Tough plant needed not much from you and deer proof.

Price: $15.00
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Gaultheria humifusa Gaultheria humifusa

Alpine Wintergreen. Our collection as cuttings of this little groundcover growing on the shores just above waterline at a montane forest lake in northern California. Seldom encountered for sale despite being distributed across the western US and Canada. White flowers with a red calyx followed by red fruit.  This has been easy-peasy for us and enjoys an airy moist soil high in organic matter.

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Lonicera involucrata var. ledebourii Lonicera involucrata var. ledebourii

Twinberry Honeysuckle.  This the southern variant of our native shrubby Honeysuckle which here in Washington has tubular yellow flowers but down in southern Oregon and California, these flowers are little firecrackers of orangish-red.  Tough plant liking wet sites but quite tolerant of drier spots.  Hummers like this!

Price: $16.00
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Monardella macrantha 'Marion Sampson' Monardella macrantha 'Marion Sampson'

Pretty much an awesome plant for the rock garden or hell strip as this relishes good drainage and hot sun.  We saw this at Lakewood Gardens in Denver summer of 2014 and had to have!  A small subshrub covered in blazing red tubular flowers and allows no other plant to have any attention whatsoever.  On the moderate to dryish side and lean.

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Monardella sheltonii NNS 100716-05 Monardella sheltonii NNS 100716-05

Shelton's Coyote Mint.  A Ron Ratko collection from the Siskiyous of this drought tolerant, full sun, deer proof southern Oregon into California native.  Numerous upright stems to 15" clad in small aromatic leaves terminate in small heads of rosy-light purple flowers during summer.  Hell strip, rock garden or xeriscape, this takes care of itself.

Price: $12.00
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Polypodium glycyrrhiza 'Longicaudatum' Polypodium glycyrrhiza 'Longicaudatum'

Licorice Fern.  This is the Award of Garden Merit form of the species which has a superior presentation in its fronds which are blessed with a long terminal pinnae.  And really, who doesn't want a long terminal pinnae?  The typical species is a familiar sight growing on the trunks of our native Bigleaf Maples here in western Washington but this form is rare.

Price: $18.00
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Trillium kurabayashii Trillium kurabayashii

Surely one of the finest Trillium species and perhaps the most fervently desired plant in our shade garden.  This is an uncommon species growing in southern Oregon and Northern California.  Dark red sessile flowers with a slight twist of the petals stand at attention above maculated leaves.

Price: $18.00
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Vancouveria chrysantha hybrid Vancouveria chrysantha - soft yellow

This is the form most often available here in the Northwest and which may well be a hybrid with Vancouveria planipetala.  The flowers are much paler and a smidge smaller than typical Vancouveria chrysantha from our observations.  Regardless, a first rate evergreen ground cover which is drought tolerant.

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Vancouveria planipetala MD15-07 Vancouveria planipetala MD15-07

A collection from northern California where this mingled with Pseudotrillium rivale and Rhododendron occidentale among other tantalizers.  This one has flowers noticeably larger than the other forms we grow which means the tiny white flowers make the leap from speck to mote.  Vigorous evergreen groundcover for shade that tolerates dry which slows its spread.

Price: $20.00
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