Foxglove (digitalis purpurea), an old-fashioned flower. Folk names include folk's gloves, as people used to think fairies used the flowers for gloves. Gorgeous in an early summer border. Grows well in Northern California
Jade Vine: The jade vine (Strongylodon macrobotrys) is a native of the tropical forests of the Philippines. Its flowers are the color of highly unusual blue-green jade, and hang in bunches up to 90 cm long; each clawlike flower is about cm long.