Wild Swan' Anemone Brighten dark spots in your landscape with 'Wild Swan' anemone. From spring through fall, this shade-loving perennial sends up bloom stalks of nodding white flowers with a blue-violet reverse. It's a great choice for a woodland or rock garden where its clumping, dark green foliage and pretty blooms will stand out. Unlike older forms of anemone, 'Wild Swan Hybrid' won't reseed and spread throughout your garden. Gardens Ideas, White Flowers, Wild Swan, Shady Garden, Shades Plants, Anemones Wild, Anemones Hybrid, Shades Lov Perennials, Shades Perennials
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Bigroot Geranium One of the toughest plants in the shade garden, bigroot geranium (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. Bigroot geranium is hardy in Zones 4-8 and grows 2 feet tall. Top Picks: 'Album' offers white flowers; 'Ingwersen's Variety' offers clear pink flowers; 'Variegatum' has purple-pink flowers and white-variegated leaves
Perennial Geranium There are a wealth of geraniums perfect for cottage gardens. 'Johnson's Blue' is among the most common; it offers beautiful blue-purple flowers in early summer. Name: Geranium 'Johnson's Blue' Growing conditions: Full sun or part shade and well-drained soil Height: To 18 inches tall Zones: 4-8
wild columbine- In the woods behind my house each spring brings a new crop! Sometimes I cut the seed heads and scatter where I want them to grow! Shade, zone 5.
Summersweet With a name like summersweet, you can guess that this shrub's pink or white flowers are fragrant. It's one of the few shrubs that bloom well in shade, although it also will grow in full sun in the north, provided it has adequate moisture. Name: Clethra alnifolia Growing Conditions: Full sun to shade and moist soil Size: 3-5 feet tall and wide Zones: 3-9
New Shade-Loving Perennial Variety for 2013 - 'Circus' Coralbells or Heuchera... In the spring, it has peach-color leaves with deep red veins. In summer, the red veins remain but leaves slowly turn chartreuse with highlights of silver, shooting up reddish-purple stems bearing small, bright pink bell-shape flowers. Grow in shade or part shade in well-drained soil - For Zones 4-9. Grows 14"T & W - Good with Hostas. [via bhg.com]