More to explore:
Gentiana 'Cashmere Blue' 40cmx30cm, sun/part shade, flowers later summer into autumn, moist well drained soil, good for low light areas, rockeries, containers, neat mounding habit, low maintenance.
Pulmonaria 'Electric Blue' 30cmx50cm, sun/part shade, tolerates most soils but prefers moist well drained, flowers winter to spring,
Alternanthera dentata 'Little Ruby' 30cmx90cm sun/part shade, protect from frost, well drained moist soils
Gentiana asclepiadea, Position: Partial shade Flowering period: Late summer to early autumn Soil: Moist, well drained Eventual Height: 60m Eventual Spread: 1m Hardiness: 5a – 8b
0.3m x 0.5m full sun/dappled shade, well drained soil, Aust native
Westringia Mundy - 0.4m x 1.5m, full sun/part shade, variety of well drained soils, very low maintenance
container gardening, bidens, begonias
Grevillea Jelly Baby 0.4m x 1m sun/part shade, moist well drained clay, loam or sandy soils
Bauera rubioides x sessiliflora 'Rose Carpet' 0.5m x 1m, full sun/part shade, flowers most of the year, well drained clay,loam or moist sandy soils.
leptospermum vertical drop, 0.2mx1m, sun/part shade, frost/salt tolerant, tolerates range of soils, dry/moist/welldrained.
Portland Oregon Garden Tour | Shade Garden | This is Darcy Daniels' garden in Portland, Oregon -- photo by Kate McMillan of cultiverity.com