Shade

Adiantum capillus-veneris

Evergreen Fern

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

Adiantum x tracyi

Evergreen Fern

Naturally occuring California hybrid fern. Bright shade preferred. Drought tolerant in cool coastal gardens. Deer-proof.

Asplenium ebenoides

Evergreen Fern

Graceful green-stemmed fern. Bright shade preferred. Alpine shade rock gardens. Great as an easy to grow houseplant, works well in terrariums.

Asplenium trichomanes

Evergreen Fern

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

Plectranthus ciliatus “Drege”

Evergreen Perennial Groundcover

Shrubby green leaves with purple undersides, produce purple flower stalks with small pink flowers spring through summer and into fall.

Polypodium “Sarah Lyman”

P. californicum “Sarah Lyman”
Creeping Perennial Fern

Grows in rocky crevices, fast draining soils. Wet in winter, will go dormant (deciduous) when dry in summer. Can grow under native oaks.

Polypodium californicum

Creeping Perennial Fern

Grows in rocky crevices, fast draining soils. Wet in winter, will go dormant (deciduous) when dry in summer. Can grow under native oaks.

Polystichum munitum

Evergreen Fern

Native along the West Coast, From Baja up to Alaska. Upright in sun, more open in shade.

Typhonium venosum

Sauromatum venosum
Deciduous Bulb

Underground tubers will spread and multiply. Shoots up 20″ vegetation. Carrion flower has a foul stench. Can bloom from bulb without planting.