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Trillium grandiflorumCommon Name: Great White TrilliumShips As: 1 Perennial BarerootA charming native woodland wildflower suitable for growing in shade gardens over most of the Central

Trillium grandiflorumCommon Name: Great White TrilliumShips As: 1 Perennial BarerootA charming native woodland wildflower suitable for growing in shade gardens over most of the Central

Trillium - Red

Trillium erectumCommon Name: Red TrilliumShips As: 1 Perennial BarerootA charming native woodland wildflower suitable for growing in shade gardens over most of the Central

Buffalo gourd (Cucurbita foetidissima) is a native perennial staple crop for cold, dry regions.

Perennial edibles: Buffalo Gourd (Cucurbita foetidissima) is a perennial squash of arid lands in North America. It is tolerant of both intense cold and heat. Though the fruit is hard and bitter, the seeds are edible much like cultivated pumpkin seeds.

Delphinium - Hummingbirds love delphinium, which blooms in early summer. Height for these perennials can average anywhere from 2 to 8 feet tall, depending on variety. Delphinium requires rich soil, and areas w/ relatively cool summers.

Hummingbird Plants

Delphinium Hummingbirds love delphinium, which blooms in early summer. Height for these perennials can average anywhere from 2 to 8 feet tall, depending on variety. Delphinium requires rich soil, and areas with relatively cool summers.

I LOVE these beautiful flowering perennial ground cover plants. I will be planting them under the bushes in my front yard to help keep the weeds down. #shadeperennials #perennialgroundcover

15 Stunning Perennial Ground Cover Plants That Thrive in the Shade

I LOVE these beautiful flowering perennial ground cover plants. I will be planting them under the bushes in my front yard to help keep the weeds down. #shadeperennials #perennialgroundcover

It’s time that these lesser-known perennials got a little extra love! Check out these pretty plants that haven’t received the attention they deserve. From Baptisia to Malva, you’ll love these gorgeous flowers. Plant some of these pretty blooms in your garden today!

The 15 Most Underused Perennials

Ornamental grasses leave little room for complaints in the maintenance department. These few simple steps will keep them looking their best year after year.

Andropogon gerardii 'Rain Dance' (Rain Dance Big Bluestem Grass) is a showy prairie native grown for its outstanding maroon-red late summer and fall foliage. A wonderful companion for many late season blooming perennials.

Andropogon gerardii 'Rain Dance' (Rain Dance Big Bluestem Grass) is a showy prairie native grown for its outstanding maroon-red late summer and fall foliage. A wonderful companion for many late season blooming perennials.

All Perennial Wildflower Mix 1 lb $39 ($50 minimum so this could be good with asclepias)

All Perennial Wildflower Mix 1 lb units

Arisaema ringens ... wow.

Posts about Plant Delights Nursery written by Carolyn @ Carolyns Shade Gardens

Fern:  Feathery fern look fabulous by the second year of planting, but by the fourth year, their prolific ability multiply means the rest of the shade bed is about to succumb to this voracious spreader.

Fern: Feathery fern look fabulous by the second year of planting, but by the fourth year, their prolific ability multiply means the rest of the shade bed is about to succumb to this voracious spreader.

Petasite:  A prehistoric looking perennial, dinofood's rarely found in commercial nurseries.  The big-eared show stopper can be a little pushy but is easily contained.

Petasite: A prehistoric looking perennial, dinofood's rarely found in commercial nurseries. The big-eared show stopper can be a little pushy but is easily contained.

Turtlehead/chelone:  With hot pink or white blooms on medium sized stalks, this fall bloomer is a favorite.

Turtlehead/chelone: With hot pink or white blooms on medium sized stalks, this fall bloomer is a favorite.

Ferns for Deep Shade, Asplenium scolopendrium, Hart's Tongue Fern

Choosing plants for deep shade is the easiest way to improve heavily shaded gardens. These are some of my favourite shade loving perennials and ferns.

Heuchera:  Coral Bells add burgundy color and fare better in deep shade over newer lime and copper toned varieties.

Heuchera: Coral Bells add burgundy color and fare better in deep shade over newer lime and copper toned varieties.

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