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One of the first plants to bloom, late winter/spring, purple Helleborus, light shade perennial
Snowdrift Astilbe Add texture to your shade garden with astilbe. This easy-care perennial produces feathery plumes of pink, red, or white flowers in early summer. The finely divided, ferny foliage looks great, too -- especially when you pair it with hostas and other big-leafed perennials. Name: Astilbe 'Snowdrift' Growing Conditions: Shade and moist soil Size: To 2 feet tall and wide Zones: 3-9 It's Also Perfect With: Old-fashioned bleeding heart; astilbe blooms as the bleeding heart fades
Must-Grow New Perennials for 2013 -- Campanula Ringsabell Mulberry Rose
Electrify the darkest corners of your landscape with shade-loving perennial flowers. Here are some of our top picks for 2014.