Virtues: We love Asarum canadense for its velvety, heart-shaped rich green foliage that grows pleasantly low to the ground in shady locations—making the perfect groundcover for shade gardens under trees. In spring, a solitary dark, reddish-brown flower blooms close to … Read Article
Virtues: We love Gold Collection Hellebores for their beautiful outward-facing, long-lasting blooms that fill homes and gardens with an abundance of elegant color in the long, cold months of winter and early spring.
Virtues: We love jack-in-the-pulpit for its striking and bizarre flower structure, which gives rise to its common name. This perennial also offers visual interest after its spring flowers fade.
What are some blooming shrubs that tolerate shade?
If you think about the natural habitats of trees and turfgrasses, it only makes sense that these two plants have different survival needs, thus not mixing well together in the same location.
Virtues: We love this butterfly-attracting perennial for its tantalizing array of orange-colored foliage throughout late spring, summer and fall.
What are some shade annuals? Read Article
We love dwarf sweetbox (Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis) for its very fragrant late winter flowers and its evergreen foliage. Read Article
A coarse-textured deciduous shrub with large white spring flowers and nice golden fall foliage. Great flowering shrub for the shade. Deer resistant. Flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Read Article
Can you tell me any plants that will grow in wet shade? Read Article
Is there a difference between “part sun” and “part shade”? I’ve seen both on plant tags. Seems like they should mean the same thing. Read Article