The Goodyera oblongifolia is also known as the Menzies' Rattlesnake Plantain or giant rattlesnake orchis. This orchid is a native to Washington state. The distribution is from the Cascades and coastal mountains from southern Alaska to northern California, northern and central Sierra Nevada and eastern North America.
In front of bay window? Lupinus albifrons (silver bush lupine) an evergreen perennial that will get 3 to 5 feet high with blue spike flowers 3 inches tall. It will grow in full sun with well drained soil.