Five Fabulous Garden Plans ~ Bird Butterfly Garden, Deer-Resistant, Easy-Care Summer, No-Fuss Shade, Sunny Summer
Shade Gardening Flowers
Rare Breed [M] (Livingston) Leaves have creamy shades mixed with green and where they overlap they show a wonderful khaki army green…unusual combination on a tri-colored hosta. Good substance and very tall scapes of lavender flowers.
Full size picture of Late, Large Flowered Clematis Ramona (Clematis)
Plants for shade: masterwort (Astrantia major). Photo by Jason Ingram. These clump-forming perennials thrive in partial shade, with moist, humus-rich soil. Find more astrantia here www.gardenersworl…
Foxglove – low-growing foliage is topped by 2- to 5-foot-tall flower spikes, depending on the variety. Flower colors include pink, red, purple, white, and yellow. Foxgloves are biennials or short-lived perennials
(wikimedia commons photo by Jensflorian)
Delphinium (not yet in bloom) surrounded by hosta and bleeding hearts, which are two plants with awesome leaves that stay looking nice all summer.
Carolyn’s Shade Gardens in Bryn Mawr, a few sales a year, very special hellebores and other shade lovers.
Pansies and dusty miller in hanging container
Trilliums are also known as wake robin and wood lilies. ~WMG