Dapples shade gardens were all the rage…some ferns, pachysandra and astrantia
Remind me of Oregon! Never really appreciated how things just grow there until now!! This could easily be someones backyard in Eugene. Stone path to woodland area shade garden – May 2006 by pawightm (Patricia), via Flickr
A gorgeous celebration of the shade garden–featuring nearly 300 perennials, annuals, bulbs, ferns, ornamental grasses, and climbing plants that will thrive without direct sunlight A shaded garden can be a soothing sanctuary that even the most dedicated sun worshipper can welcome on a hot summer day. But how do you get plants to grow in a spot where trees and shrubs hide the sun? flourish
Shade Garden – With Impation Flowers
Plant combination for shade: Ostrich fern and strawberry begonia
Ostrich fern – shade garden
Japanese Painted Fern (shade garden plant) The center of each frond is a deep burgundy, with the leaves a contrasting soft silver-green. The leaf stems are slightly twisted, giving the plant a fluffy texture. Use as a container plant or ground cover. Rabbit resistant.
Ferns and Aquilegias – great combination for a shade garden
Athyrium niponicum var. pictum with Cryptotaenia japonica atropurpurea (aka variously: Japanese Mitsuba or Japanese parsley/honewort)
shade garden idea. Most of the plants here can be partially dug up, divided, and replanted for more plants. We have ferns, hosta, and shade grasses.