Flowers and Plants for Yard
Side Yard Garden for Shade
Colorful Spring Shade-Garden Plan
No-Fail Shade-Garden Plan
Long-Blooming Rock Garden Plan This colorful rock garden is designed around a couple of very large boulders, but could easily be adapted to any rock garden setting.
Monkshood - for partial shade Get detailed growing information on this plant and hundreds more in BHG's Plant Encyclopedia.
Bigroot Geranium ~ One of the toughest plants in the shade garden, (Geranium macrorrhizum) doesn't mind heat or drought. And, deer and rabbits typically pass it by in search of tastier morsels. This plant puts on a spring show with pink or white flowers; some varieties also offer outstanding fall coloration in their woodsy-scented foliage.
Velvet Queen Sunflower.
Russian Aster 'Pompom Blue'
The Garden Geeks Favorite Spillers
Zinnia Queen Red Lime--
Blue Butterfly Garden Attracts Butterflies from Miles Around! Enjoy a cooling respite from the heat of the summer with this unique blue perennial garden. A wonderful assortment of all shades of blue flowers combined with varied textural shapes certainly adds interest to your summer garden. Butterflies will find these blossoms irresistible!
A guide to hardy plants for multiple zones with tips and ideas for a successful perennial garden. by @O N Sutton Place
Cucamelons: Tiny ‘watermelons’ that taste of pure cucumber with a tinge of lime. These would be so cute in a miniature garden while they're tiny.