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
Bloodroot This herbaceous perennial makes its appearance in March, shooting up white flowers that last until late spring. It's a good fit for either a shaded or woodland garden. Name: Sanguinaria canadensis Growing conditions: Shade and moist, well-drained soil Size: To 6 inches tall and 12 inches wide Zones: 3-9
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.
Coralbells 'Pear Crisp' Heuchera - If you have a shady spot that needs something bright the lime green foliage of this variety should do the trick. Zones 4-9
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