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Smilacina racemosa

One of my faves! Have plants in the front yard and love seeing them bloom every spring! bleeding hearts dicentra

Papaver 'Black Peony'

Shade combo - Ferns, brunnera, ribbon grass

Tropical Pitcher Plants ~ By Foto Martien

Verbascum, Phoeneceum 'Violetta'

Medinilla...is native to the Philippines and is a wonderful flowering shrub

Pitcher plants


Campanula medium 'Deep Blue'

white garden

Ammi Majus (Bishop's flower) has lacy, white flowers, like a more delicate form of cow parsley. Ammi Majus is the best white filler-foliage plant you can grow and spectacular arranged in a great cloud on its own. It forms larger, more prolific plants from an autumn sowing.

I have a spider plant that is begining to spike. This is an excellent example use of beakers and sprouts being displayed in your home.

Wedding Gown Hydrangea - Earlier to bloom than other hydrangeas. Blooms time-and-again from midsummer until frost. Beautiful white double blooms against dark green to mid-green foliage. Plant in a shade garden or add it to a container and it will become a pretty focal point on your patio. Height: 3-4 ft. Width: 3-4 ft. Water: Moist, but well-drained soil Blooms: Summer Exposure: Partial Shade Hardiness: Zone 5

Santolina ‘Lemon Fizz’ and purple annual Verbena

Goat's Beard (Aruncus dioicus) is an excellent choice for a background plant in a border or woodland garden. Spreads slowly by rhizomes to form attractive patches.

Great Groundcover: Cranesbill, aka Perennial Geranium. This pretty, flowering plant comes in pinks and blues, and realm when cut back after blooming. They love partial shade, but will grow in deeper shade. Rich soil and regular fertilizer, regular water and room to spread 24-36" per plant, depending on the variety. Some varieties grow close to the ground, and others to 3' tall.

Leaf pattern

For Shade ~ Solomon's Seal: Polygonatum odoratum ‘Variegatum’ 2013 Perennial Plant of the Year