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The Best Perennials for Shade

Feathery Astilbe is perfect for shade gardens! See more of the best perennials for shade: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/perennials/the-best-perennials-for-shade/?socsrc=bhgpin041513astilbe=12

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18 Best Flowering Ground Cover Plants That Are Easy To Grow

Dalmation Bellflower produces beautiful mounds of purple bell-shaped flowers from late spring through summer. Low-growing plant is perfect for adding color in front of other perennials. Grows only 6-9" tall. Spreads 12". Prefers full sun to partial shade. Deer resistant.

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Campanula carpatica f. alba 'Weisse Clips' BellflowerA lovely white-flowered variety of this easily-grown campanula which covers its low mounds of foliage with upward-facing white bells for weeks in summer. It is useful for rockeries and alpine troughs and is robust enough to plant at the front of a border where it will bring pockets of freshness to the most sizzling summer day.

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Shade loving perennials:Fern, Hosta, Astilbe, Primula, Foxglove and last one I cannot recognize. If you know, let me know please.

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Starry Eyes Forget-Me-Nots (Omphalodes) the plain blue is beautiful. They bloom for ever starting in spring and do well with ferns.

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Butterfly Blue Scabiosa ~ This compact perennial blooms from spring through fall, producing blue double-flowering pompons of color. Perfect for the front of the border, rock gardens and patio containers. Light: Full sun to partial shade; Height: 12-15"; Deer Resistant; Bloom Time: Summer;

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