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Native Plant Guide

Information and Services for King County, Washington

Native Plant Guide
Create your own native plant landscape

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Featuring plants native to Western Washington and native plant gardening tips

Find a Native Plant

Find a native plant (rhododendron photo) Look up a specific native plant. Search for which plants would thrive best in your yard. Or just browse through more than 100 beautiful photos and learn more northwest native plants. Start finding plants...


Native Plant Landscaping Plans

Sample plans (image of plan view) These illustrated plans give you basic ideas for landscaping using native plants. Plans cover various yard conditions such as sun, shade and dry or moist soil. View the plans...


Create a Custom Native Plant List

Create your own list (photo of seedling being planted) Use this tool to create your own customized native plant list. Then print the list, email it or save it for later (registration required). Makes a great shopping list or landscape planning tool! Start your list....


How-to Articles

Planting topics (salmonberry photo) Want to attract more wildlife to your yard using native plants? Do you know which native plants are best suited for a deeply shaded or sloped yard? Browse these articles -- which include plant suggestions -- to find the answers. Read how-to articles...


More Resources

thumbnail of Going Native brochure Learn more about going native with this list of resources, including King County's "Going Native" brochure that you can download. More resources...