Whidbey

Planning a garden in the country

Living in the country on an island requires a different approach to gardening. When you are surrounded by native trees, shrubs, weeds and grasses the choices you make for your landscaping should take the local plants into consideration. What follows is a list or assemblage of native plant resources. 

Individual plants

Grass Window

GRASS window – Olsynium douglasii

Black Huckleberry   

Nootka Rose 

Rosa rugosa 

Rosa woodsii (Wood’s Rose) 

Achillea ‘Paprika’   ⊗  ♦

Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi)  

Prairie Onion – Allium stellatum

Camassia  

Beach Strawberry  Fragaria chiloensis

Manzanita

Yamhill Hazelnut

Helianthus nuttallii

 

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