July 11, 2019

Symphyotrichum hallii 

(also listed as Aster hallii)

Hall's Aster (Symphyotrichum hallii) is a summer blooming native perennial. 

From mid to late summer, this 3-4 ft tall plant is covered with 1" flowers ranging from white to very pale lavender.


November 19, 2017

While the common snowberry (Symphoricarpos albus) may not be the most beautiful or best behaved shrub in the garden, it has features that keep it interesting throughout most of the year.

The shrub blooms in spring, with small but dense clusters of bel...

October 3, 2017

Lilium columbianum, which has freckled orange or yellow flowers hanging face down with petals curved up, is a PNW native that grows well in full sun and dry conditions. 

Lilium columbianum is a bulb growing to 2-4 ft tall. Plants can be slow to m...