Native Plant Gardening

Western azalea
Western azalea
Oregon Iris
Oregon Iris
Fawn lily
Fawn lily


Plants native to the Pacific Northwest are some of the most attractive plants for gardens anywhere in the world.   They include plants of all statures, from towering trees to creeping groundcovers. Many of the flowering shrubs are excellent choices for garden borders and wildlife gardens.

SLIDE PRESENTATION (mixing natives and ornamentals):  Growing Native Plants in the Willamette Valley, Oregon



Gardening with Oregon Native Plants West of the Cascades (pdf, 7MB)

Selecting Native Plants for Landscapes in Central Oregon (pdf)


Landscaping with Native Plants



Native Plant Society of Oregon

Washington Native Plant Society

Yamhill County Soil and Water Resources

Emerald Chapter Native Plant Society of Oregon

Leach Botanical Garden

PNW Native Wildlife Gardening


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