Rain Garden Plant selection

A visual guide to the Pacific Northwest (PNW) native plants from Swanson’s Rain Garden Plant Selection guide.

Zone 1

DAGGER-LEAF RUSH; Juncus ensifolius
SLOUGH SEDGE; Carex obnupta
RED OSIER DOGWOOD; Cornus sericea
STINK CURRANT; Ribes bracteosum

Zone 2

COMPACT OREGON GRAPE; Berberis aquifolium ‘Compacta’
DEER FERN; Blechnum spicant
SALAL; Gaultheria shallon
SWORD FERN; Polystichum munitum
SNOWBERRY; Symphoricarpos albus

Zone 3

BEACH STRAWBERRY; Fragaria chiloensis
RED FLOWERING CURRANT; Ribes sanguineum