Woody Shrub Species

Evergreen Huckleberry


Douglas spirea

Pacific Ninebark

Red Flowering Currant

Red Osier Dogwood

Mock Orange


Black Twinberry

Low Oregon Grape

Nootka Rose

Evergreen Huckleberry

Vaccinium ovatum

Height: 2 -5 ft

Light Required: Sun-shade

Bloom Time: Feb-March

Bloom color: Pink/white

Fruits: September

Uses: Edible -bees and hummers, hedgerows


Gaultheria shallon

Height: 2- 5 feet

Light Required: Sun-shade

Bloom Time: March

Bloom Color: Pink/white

Uses: Bees and hummers, erosion control


Douglas spirea

Height: 2-8 feet

Light required: Sun - part sun

Bloom time: July-August

Bloom color:  Bright pink

Uses: Pollinator, riparian restoration, wildlife browse, hedgerows


Physocarpus capitata

Height: 3-9 feet

Light required: Part sun-part shade

Bloom time: April-May

Bloom color: White

Uses: Pollinator, beneficial insects, bird habitat, hedgerows

Red Flowering Currant

Ribes sanguineum

Height: 4-10 feet

Light required: Sun-part shade

Bloom time: March-April

Bloom color: Pink

Uses:  Hummingbirds, pollinators, beneficial insects, birds, hedgerows

Red Osier Dogwood

Cornus sericea

Mock Orange

Philadelphus lewisii


Holodiscus discolor

Height: Full sun- part shade

Light required: Full sun- part shade

Bloom time: May- June

Bloom color: White

Uses: Pollinators, hummers, beneficial insects, riparian, hedgerows

Height: 4-8 feet

Light required: Full sun - part sun

Bloom time: May- June

Bloom color: White, yellow centers

Uses: Pollinators, beneficial insects, hedgerows, bird habitat

Height: 8-14 feet

Light required: Full sun- part shade

Bloom time: May- June

Bloom color: White or cream color

Uses: Bees, beneficial insects, hedgerows

Black Twinberry

Lonicera involucrata

Height: 5-10 ft

Light required: Sun/ shade

Bloom time: May

Bloom color: pink, yellow

Uses: pollinator, birds eat berries, hedgerows


Low Oregon Grape

Mahonia nervosa


Height: 1-2 ft

Light required: Part sun- shade 

Bloom time: March- April

Bloom color: Yellow

Berries are blue in August- September

Uses: Hummers, bees, birds, small mammals, browsed by deer

Excellent plant for dry shade

Nootka Rose                          Rosa nutkana

Height:  5-10  feet

Light required: Sun - part shade

Bloom time: May -June

Bloom color: Pink

Uses: Pollinators, beneficial insects, songbird habitat, hedgerows


Rubus parviflorus

Height: 5-7 feet

Light required: Partial sun-shade

Bloom time: May-June

Bloom color: White

Uses: Pollinators, berries, hedgerows

Bald Hip Rose

Rosa gymnocarpa

Height:1-3 feet

Light required: Sun-part shade

Bloom time: all Summer

Bloom color: Bright pink.yellow center

Uses: Pollinators, rose hips, wildlife, hedgerows

Western Azalea

Rhodedendron occidentale


Height: 5-12 feet

Light required: Part sun- part shade

Bloom time: July-August

Bloom color: Pink, White, Yellow

Uses: Extremely fragrant, hummingbird, pollinators

Stillwater Natives Nursery        Bandon, Oregon
Growing plants for people and pollinators of the south coast