Also known as Jacob’s-ladder or Greek valerian, it is a hardy perennial flowering plant with cup-shaped, lavender-colored, or white flowers.
Cliff Jamesia (Jamesia americana) Jamesia is a genus of just two surviving species of shrubby plants in the Hydrangea family (Hydrangeaceae) that is restricted to the Sierra Nevada and Rocky Mountains from California, Utah, and southern Wyoming to northern Mexico. They produce delicate pink flowers.
The Japanese barberry is also named the Thunberg’s barberry or red barberry.
Kerria japonica, also known as the Japanese marigold bush or miracle marigold bush is named after William Kerr, who introduced the cultivar ‘Pleniflora’. They bloom soft yellow flowers.
Japanese Toad Lily
The toad lily, or hairy toad lily, grows on shaded rocky cliffs and stream banks. Their leaves are large and wide, clasping around the stem. Flowers are white and purple with hues of yellow. And, yes, as the name suggests, you can find different types of toads and certain species of frogs hanging out on the lily pads.
Japanese Water Iris
Japanese Irises (Iris Ensata) are perfect for water gardens, Japanese gardens, along pools or streams. They produce small purple flowers.
The Jerusalem artichoke, also called sunroot, sunchoke, or earth apple, is a species of sunflower native to central North America. Sunchokes are available year-round, with a peak season in the fall to early spring.
Impatiens capensis, the orange jewelweed, common jewelweed, spotted jewelweed, or orange balsam, is an annual plant native to North America.