Hosta ‘White Feathers’. White foliage is eye catching. Combine with Black Mondo Grass and something silver like Dusty miller or perhaps more appropriately for the shade Japanese painted fern.

----For my moon garden - "White Feathers" Hosta- Comes up white in the spring and turns a super pale green in the summer.

One of my favorite shade plants, but can also be grown in sun. Japanese Forest grass

Golden Japanese Forest Grass - I really cannot get over Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola', zones 5 to My favorite is the variegated variety. I planted mine under a Japanese maple, and the contrast was genius and it has so much movement.

Chic cut-stone walkway Pebbles are too smooth and round to make a suitable paving if left free to roll around. But when set in concrete with their flattest side up, they create a perfectly ­navigable path with an interesting texture.

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River Rocks with ball fountain. I would need breaks in the stone for drainage. Chic cut-stone walkway - Landscaping Ideas with Stone - Sunset

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Japanese Maple. Acer palmatum 'Garnet' and conifers.

For future back retaining wall garden: Japanese Maple. Acer palmatum 'Garnet' and conifers. Mix of colors, textures, heights.

Beautiful shade border

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Beautiful shade border - Japanese forest grass, heucheras (coral bells), ferns, solomon's seal - for outside front window beside porch