Part Shade

Asclepias tuberosa

Herbaceous Perennial

Dies back in winter and re-sprouts from its underground tuber each spring. The brilliant orange or red flower clusters appear in midsummer followed by attractive green pods. Prefers full sun but can handle light shade.

Begonia acutifolia

Perennial

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

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.

Bletilla “Yokohama”

Hardy Orchid

Bloom stalks grow tall over the foliage, to 18″. Pale pink flowers. Well drained soil, regular water during growing season. Cut back in fall, dies back in winter.

Calystegia macrostegia

Herbaceous Perennial Vine

Long lasting colorful blooms for a good part of the year. Great for climbing on fences. Keep watered through the summer to keep green. Deciduous in summer if dry.

Chamaedorea radicalis

Evergreen Palm

Solitary, erect, to 12ft tall. Indoor as a houseplant or outside in a shady spot. Very cold hardy.

 

Chilopsis linearis

Deciduous Tree

Usually seen as a shrubby multi-trunked tree. Green leaves on long branches give a willow-like appearance. Large white to pink flowers in late summer, attracts hummingbirds and bees.

Chilopsis linearis “Bubba”

Deciduous Tree

Multi-trunked tree; fast-growing, upright. Green leaves on long branches give a willow-like appearance. Large purple to dark burgundy flowers in late summer, attracts hummingbirds and bees.

Cystorchis variegata

Small Jewel Orchid from Indonesia. Beautiful colorful leaves, stays small – great for terrariums! Terrestrial orchid that prefers warm temps and some humidity, not too much water- fast draining orchid soil.

Festuca “Serpentine Blue”

F. californica “Serpentine Blue”
Evergreen Bunch Grass

Deer Resistant. Beautiful steely-blue blades and persistent flower stalks about 4 ft. tall. Good under native oaks.

Heuchera “Old la Rochette”

Evergreen Perennial

Delicate, low growing clumps of ruffle-edged green leaves. Stalks of small pink flowers in spring attract hummingbirds. Good under oaks, great for shady rock gardens.

Heuchera cylindrica

Perennial Herb

Clumping groundcover with small round leaves. Creamy yellow flowers are born along many 1ft+ tall bloom spikes, attracts hummingbirds. Great for shady rock gardens.

Howea forsteriana

Palm Tree

Tall, thin trunk with bright green, slightly drooping feather-shaped leaves. Slow-growing. A great indoor palm to make a statement.

Impatiens “Congo Cockatoo”

Impatiens niamniamensis
Tropical Houseplant

Tall vertical stems with broad green leaves, stunning long-lasting displays of unusual red and yellow flowers. Can be grown outside in Bay Area, but best as a tropical houseplant.

Impatiens “Hare’s Hybrid”

Impatiens niamniamensis
Tropical Houseplant

Tall vertical stems with broad green leaves, stunning long-lasting displays of unusual red and yellow flowers. Can be grown outside in Bay Area, but best as a tropical houseplant.

Ludisia discolor

Haemaria discolor

Terrestrial orchid, small white flowers, dark striped leaves. Shade-tolerant

Macodes petola

Terrestrial orchid with small white flowers, sparkling variegated leaves, shade-tolerant

Mimulus “Alexandra”

Evergreen Perennial

Dark green sticky leaves and numerous burgundy-red flowers will bloom year round. Deer resistant.

 

Mimulus “Curious Red”

Evergreen Perennial

Dark green glossy leaves and numerous red flowers will bloom year round. Deer resistant.

Mimulus “Esselen”

Evergreen Perennial

Compact shrub with glossy green leaves and bright orange flowers in spring and summer. Great for coastal gardens. Attracts hummingbirds and is a host plant for the Checkerspot butterfly. Deer resistant.

Mimulus “Fiesta Marigold”

Evergreen Perennial

Dark green glossy leaves and numerous two-tone Marigold red and yellow flowers will bloom year round. Deer resistant.

Mimulus “Georgie White”

PP 22,917
Evergreen Perennial

Cream-colored flowers with lovely yellow throats will bloom year round. Deer resistant.

Mimulus “Jack”

Evergreen Perennial

Dark green glossy leaves and brick-red flowers. Blooms profusely in spring, some blossoms will remain on plant almost year round. Attractive to hummingbirds. Deer resistant.

Mimulus “Jelly Bean Betabel”

Evergreen Perennial

Dark green glossy leaves and numerous magenta flowers with a golden throat will bloom year round. Deer resistant.