Shade Garden: Create Interesting Vignettes. Sprinkle your shade garden with a few stunning plant combinations to act as focal points. Here, a Japanese maple is a perfect companion for a couple of types of hosta and Gold Heart bleeding heart. Test Garden Tip: Hostas usually have a coarse texture, so you cant go wrong by mixing them with fine-textured plants.

Seasonal Surprise Shade Garden: A (1) Hydrangea Snow Queen B (2) Heuchera Encore CORAL BELLS C (2) Helleborus Helen Ballard Strain LENTEN ROSE D (3) Ceratostigma plumbaginoides E (1) Dryopteris erythrosora AUTUMN FERN F (3) Astilbe Purple Candles FALSE SPIREA G (3) Stokesia Color Wheel STOKES ASTER H (3) Veronica Georgia Blue CREEPING VERONICA J (1) Hakonechloa Nicolas JAPANESE FOREST GRASS