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Collection: Sunny Yard Favorites

This collection is great for anyone new to naturescaping that is looking for easy-to-grow, hardy, drought-tolerant trees, shrubs and groundcovers to welcome birds and pollinators to their sunny yard.  If you are converting an area that has been lawn for a long time, re-landscaping is a great time to think about your soil health and rejuvenating your soil.  Adding lots of layers of organic matter like wood chips, compost, grass clippings and fallen leaves into your new native garden will help your new plants get the nutrients they need naturally.  Add water stations, logs and rocks to further attract wildlife to your yard!
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  • Giant Red Paintbrush
    Close-up of giant red paintbrush flower (Castilleja miniata). Another stunning Pacific Northwest native plant available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Golden Currant
    Bumblebee visits the bright yellow flowers of a Golden Current (Ribes aureum). Another stunning Pacific Northwest native plant available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Goldenrod
    Closeup photo of the golden yellow flowers of goldenrod (Solidago canadensis, Solidago lepida, Solidago elongata). One of 150+ Oregon native plants sold by Sparrowhawk Native Plants
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  • Grand Collomia (Seeds)
    Close-up of Grand Collomia flowers (Collomia grandiflora). One of the 150+ species of Pacific Northwest native plant available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Great Camas
    Abundant purple flowers of great camas (Camassia leichtlinii). One of 150+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Harvest Brodiaea
    Close up of the showy purple bloom of harvest brodiaea (Brodiaea elegans). One of the 150+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available through Sparrowhawk Native Plants in Portland, Oregon
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  • Hooker's Onion
    Close-up of the showy purple flower of Hooker's Onion or Taper Tip Onion (Allium acuminatum). One of 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Hyacinth Brodiaea
    Close-up of the showy white flower of hyacinth brodiaea (Triteleia hyacinthina). One of 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Incense Cedar
    Looking up from below at the canopy of an Incense Cedar tree (Calodedrus decurrens). One of the many species of Pacific Northwest native trees available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • King's Gentian
    Close up of king's or staff gentian flowers (Gentiana sceptrum) with a tiny yellow spider. One of the 150+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants in Portland, Oregon
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  • Kinnikinnick
    Close-up of Kinnikinnick flowers (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi). Another stunning Pacific Northwest native plant available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Large-flowered Blue-eyed Mary (Seeds)
    Extremely showy flowers of large-flowered blue-eyed Mary (Collinsia grandiflora). One of the 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants offered at Sparrowhawk Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Large-leaved Avens (Seeds)
    Close-up of the cheerful yellow flowers and spiky immature fruits of large-leaved avens (Geum macrophyllum). One of 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Large-leaved Lupine
    Several purple Large-leaved Lupine flowers (Lupinus polyphyllus). Another stunning Pacific Northwest native plant available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Meadow Checkermallow
    Meadow checkermallow flowers (Sidalcea campestris). One of 150+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Mock Orange
    Fragrant white flowers of native mock orange shrub (Philadelphus lewisii). One of 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Narrow-leaved Mule's Ear
    Cheerful blooms of Narrowleafed Mule’s Ear (Wyethia angustifolia). One of 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Narrowleaf Milkweed (Seeds)
    Narrowleaf Milkweed (Seeds)
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  • Nodding Onion
    Close-up of Nodding Onion flower (Allium cernuum). Pacific Northwest native plant available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Nootka Rose
    Close up of pink Nootka Rose flower (Rosa nutkana) - native Oregon shrub. One of 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Nuttall's Larkspur
    Close-up of the showy purple flower of Nuttall's Larkspur (Delphinium nuttallii). One of 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Oceanspray
    Closeup of oceanspray flowers (Holodiscus discolor) - native Oregon shrub. One of approximately 200 species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Oregon Iris
    Close-up of purple Oregon iris in bloom (Iris tenax). One of approximately 200 species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Oregon Stonecrop
    Close-up Oregon stonecrop flower (Sedum oreganum). One of 150+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Oregon Sunshine
    Oregon Sunshine (Eriophyllum lanatum). One of 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Oregon White Oak
    Silhouette of Oregon White Oak (Quercus garryana) against a blue sky. Another Pacific Northwest Native tree available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Osoberry
    Close-up of the early-blooming white flowers of osoberry, or indian plum (Oemleria cerasiformis). Another stunning Pacific Northwest native shrub available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants Nursery in Portland, Oregon
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  • Pacific Madrone
    Growth habit of mature Pacific Madrone tree (Arbutus menziesii). One of 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Pacific Wax Myrtle
    Small branch of Pacific Wax Myrtle (Myrica californica) covered in glossy evergreen leaves. One of 150+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Pearly Everlasting
    Long-blooming, white flowers of pearly everlasting (Anaphalis margaritacea). One of 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Ponderosa Pine
    Close up of needles and cones on Ponderosa Pine (Pinus ponderosa). One of the many Pacific Northwest native trees available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Prairie Junegrass
    Close-up of a population of prairie junegrass (Koeleria macrantha). One of 150+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Purple Monkeyflower
    Close up of two bearded, showy flowers of purple monkeyflower, aka Lewis' monkeyflower or pink monkeyflower (Erythranthe lewisii, formerly Mimulus lewisii). One of the 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Quaking Aspen
    Close up of the leaves of Quaking Aspen (Populus tremuloides). One of 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Red Alder
    Alnus rubra, Red Alder, Pacific Northwest Native Plants, Oregon Native Tree, Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Portland
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  • Red Columbine
    Close-up of red columbine flowers (Aquilegia formosa). One of 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Red Elderberry
    Close-up of a creamy white flower cluster on a native red elderberry shrub (Sambucus racemosa). One of 150+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Red Flowering Currant
    Close up of a stem loaded with flowers of the red flowering currant (Ribes sanguineum). One of 150+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Red Stem Ceanothus
    Close-up of leaves, flowers, and name-sake red stems of red stem ceanothus (Ceanothus sanguineus) or Oregon tea tree in the wild. One of 150+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Red Twig Dogwood
    Close-up of white flower clusters of red twig dogwood (Cornus sericea). One of 150+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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