Moderate

Adiantum capillus-veneris

Evergreen Fern

Graceful black-stemmed fern. Bright shade preferred. Drought tolerant in cool coastal gardens. Deer-proof.

Albuca nelsonii

Evergreen Bulb

Deep green fleshy leaves mound to 3 ft., with 5 ft. tall bloom stalks with tubular striped white blooms.

Albuca shawii

Evergreen Bulb

Deep green fleshy leaves mounds with dangly yellow blooms, fragrant and bell-shaped. Keep dry in winter – must have fast draining soil.

Allium unifolium

Deciduous Bulb

Blooms May-July with white to pink flowers. Clumps of grass-like leaves through the winter and spring.

Anagallis “Spice”

Evergreen Groundcover

Carpet of thick small green leaves, covered in 1″ pink flowers through the summer and into the fall. Great in containers.

Anagallis monelli

Evergreen Groundcover

Carpet of thick small green leaves, covered in 1″ vibrant blue flowers through the summer and into the fall. Great in containers. Best in Full Sun with regular water.

Angelonia angustifolia

Evergreen Perennial

Long lasting colorful blooms. For a massed effect, space plants 9-12 in apart. They also make great flowering edging in front of perennial beds and borders. They’re good for cut flowers too.

Artemisia “David’s Choice”

A. pycnocephala “David’s Choice”
Semi-Evergreen Perennial

Very fine silver foliage mounds to 18″ high. Deer resistant.

Artemisia “Powis Castle”

Herbaceous Perennial

Billowing mounds of silver foliage grows wide. Perfect for coastal gardens. Can’t handle inland heat.

Artemisia pycnocephala

Semi-Evergreen Perennial

White foliage lays out flat, subtle flowering stems to 12″ high. Deer resistant

Asclepias “Silky Deep Red”

A. curassavica “Silky Deep Red”
Semi-Evergreen Perennial

Brilliant red/yellow blooms atop each stem in fall. Green leafy stems. Can be grown as an annual; collected seeds can be planted in spring. Attracts Monarch butterflies.

Asclepias “Silky Gold”

A. curassavica “Silky Gold”
Semi-Evergreen Perennial

Brilliant gold-yellow blooms atop each stem in fall. Green leafy stems. Can be grown as an annual; collected seeds can be planted in spring. Attracts Monarch butterflies.

Asclepias “Wildfire”

A. curassavica “Wildfire”
Semi-Evergreen Perennial

Brilliant red blooms atop each stem in fall. Green leafy stems. Can be grown as an annual; collected seeds can be planted in spring. Attracts Monarch butterflies.

Asclepias curassavica

Semi-woody Perennial

Brilliant red/yellow blooms atop each stem in fall. Green leafy stems. Can be grown as an annual; collected seeds can be planted in spring.

Asplenium trichomanes

Evergreen Fern

Pinnate fronds with roundish leaflets. Bright shade preferred. Alpine shade rock gardens. Great as a houseplant, works well in terrariums.

Aster “Wartburg Star”

Evergreen perennial

Lavender flower with yellow center, produces huge number of flowers through the summer. Easy to grow, great for cut flowers.

Aster alpigenus

Perennial Herb/Wildflower

A small violet or lavender flower perched atop unbranched stems with narrow leaves, above low grouping of last year’s leaves. Many blooms in late winter through spring.

Begonia acutifolia

Perennial

Winter-hardy, shade-loving, mound to 2′ w/3″ leaves, dangling white blooms

Begonia fuchsioides

Evergreen Perennial

Pink/Red flowers throughout the spring and summer drape down from the branches.

Bergenia cordifolia

Semi-Succulent

Large dark green leaves topped with 2 ft. tall pink bloom sprays in spring. Great for dry shade and border plantings.

Briza media

Evergreen Grass

Tolerates clay soil. Pendant spikelets rattle and rustle in summer breezes. Makes superb cut flowers.

Buddleia “Buzz Magenta”

Semi-Evergreen Perennial

Beautiful compact plant only 24″ tall in container. Stunning magenta inflorescence. Great for patios and smaller gardens.

Buddleia “Buzz Pink-Purple”

Semi-Evergreen Perennial

Beautiful compact plant only 24″ tall in container. Stunning pink inflorescence. Great for patios and smaller gardens.

Buddleia “Buzz Purple”

Semi-Evergreen Perennial

Beautiful compact plant only 24″ tall in container. Stunning purple inflorescence. Great for patios and smaller gardens.

Buddleia “Buzz Sky Blue”

Semi-Evergreen Perennial

Beautiful compact plant only 24″ tall in container. Stunning purplish-blue inflorescence. Great for patios and smaller gardens.

Buddleia “Buzz Velvet”

Semi-Evergreen Perennial

Beautiful compact plant only 24″ tall in container. Stunning deep red-purple inflorescence. Great for patios and smaller gardens.

Buddleia “Buzz Violet”

Semi-Evergreen Perennial

Beautiful compact plant only 24″ tall in container. Stunning violet inflorescence. Great for patios and smaller gardens.