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Aruncus dioicus ’Kneiffii’

Dwarf Goatsbeard

*Clumping, fern-like foliage stays attractive all year

*Feathery white flowers in summer

*Prefers moist, well drained soil in shade or part shade

 

 

Ligularia dentata

‘Desdemona’

Bigleaf Goldenray

*A striking specimen plant for wet/moist shade.  

*Huge leaves are attractive all summer

*Contrasting deep yellow  blooms in mid-summer

 

Corydalis lutea

*Fern-like leaves are held in soft falling tiers

*Golden yellow, bleeding heart type flowers bloom all summer

*Partial shade fine

*Will naturalize freely by seed

 

 

Mukdenia rossii

‘Karasuba’

Crimson Fans

*Green fan-shaped leaves are topped by delicate panicles of starry white flowers in spring

*As leaves age, deep red tones creep inward from the edges

 

Dicentra ’Luxuriant’

Fern leaved bleeding heart

*Everblooming April—frost

*Ferny, green foliage looks great all season

*Shade or partial shade best

*Great for small spaces

 

Polemonium caeruleum

’Brise d’Anjou’

Variegated Jacob’s Ladder

*Gorgeous variegated green and creamy white foliage brightens up shade all summer

*Bright violet-blue flowers on tall stems in early summer

 

Geranium  ‘Rozanne’

Cranesbill

2008 Perennial of the Year!

*Large 2 1/2” violet blue blooms that flower profusely June-frost

*Mounded foliage has nice fall color interest

* Easy care, pest free! Part shade

 

Aralia ‘Sun King’

Golden Japanese Spikenard

 

*A large 3’ x 3’ lush gold foliaged tropical looking plant hardy to zone 3!

*A great back of the border foliage plant

*Deer resistant

 

Heuchera  

Coral Bells

*Many color choices for         all-summer color in shade or part shade

*Low maintenance, neat, mounded clumps

*Many varieties available

 

 

Hostas

( 175+ different varieties in stock!)

*Many different leaf shapes, sizes, colors, shapes - a collectors’s obsession

*Appreciates even dense shade

*Some have fragrant flowers

*Great for containers too!

 These shade & part-shade perennials have passed the test year-after year in our display gardens.
Shade gardens are much more than just Hostas these days!

 There are many more options, these are just some of our favorites!

 Check out our perennial gallery, sun perennial favorites, ornamental grasses, Hostas and In Our Garden pages

For a great perennial encyclopedia of many of the plants we sell go to www.perennialresource.com