northwest native plants for wildlife habitat

This is a short list of NW native perennials, ferns, and groundcovers at Swansons that are useful in attracting wildlife to a backyard garden. Value to wildlife, growing requirements, and landscape qualities are listed. For a wider, more in-depth discussion of this topic, please consult Russell Link’s book, Landscaping for Wildlife in the Pacific Northwest. Chart courtesy of Seattle Audubon Society.