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lily of the valley - the loveliest invasive plant!

Convallaria majalis Lily-of-the-Valley

Easy Care, shade, deer resistant ground covers - lily of the vally, brunnera, epimedium & foam flower~ Brunnera is not deer resistant in my garden!

I didn't know Lily of the Valley came in pink. My favorite flower and it grows in Maine.  I will grow this throughout my garden.

Convallaria majalis 'Rosea' - Pink Lily of the Valley. Never knew this came in pink!

unique plants for a shade garden from left to right: 1. bergenia 2. hellebore 3. chinese ground orchid 4. heuchera 5. epimedium 6. dead nettle 7. solomon's seal 8. trillium 9. lady's slipper 10. bunchberry 11. checkered lily 12. pulmonaria

loft & cottage: unique plants for a shade garden--from left to right: bergenia hellebore chinese ground orchid heuchera epimedium dead nettle solomon's seal trillium lady's slipper bunchberry checkered lily pulmonaria

These violas come in a dizzying range of shades! More shade-loving annuals: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/annuals/top-shade-loving-annuals/?socsrc=bhgpin071413viola=12

Gorgeous Annuals to Grow in the Shade

Like lobelia, violas are cool-season plants that can take full sun in early spring and fall, but they'll bloom a bit later into the summer if you grow them in the shade, especially in the South. Violas bear flowers in a dizz

Lily of the Valley Ground cover in shady spots Lots of scent for a small flower Picture from Better Homes and Gardens

Perennials Designed to Withstand the Harshest of Winters

The Best Fragrant Flowers for your garden. -- though it's small, lily-of-the-valley packs a big fragrance in its nodding white or pink bell-shape flowers. It's a tough, low-care groundcover you can practically plant and forget in shady spots.

Flax - one hearty plant that comes up year after year, useful as a fiber producing plant,  and the deer won't eat it!

If the deer won't eat it, then I need it for sure. Blue Flax - one hearty plant that come up year after year - and the deer won't eat it!

Plumbego for ground cover. Chokes out weeds. Zones 5-9

plumbago (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides, zones 5 to plant grows well in sun and part shade in all kinds of conditions all over the U. It chokes out weeds, blooms in a clear blue that reflects the summer sky and tops it off with fantastic fall color.

Monrovia's Flower Carpet® White Groundcover Rose details and information. Learn more about Monrovia plants and best practices for best possible plant performance.

Flower Carpet® White Groundcover Rose (Rosa x Noaschnee P.# - Monrovia - Flower Carpet® White Groundcover Rose (Rosa x Noaschnee P.# full sun and drought tolerant when established; inches tall and 36 inches wide, white flowers spring through fall

Sea Holly is a very fancy thistle, and it really is this blue. An easy to grow perennial, it's long been a favorite in English cutting gardens, but will grow almost anywhere. The metallic blue flowers

Eryngium planum - Blue Sea Holly

Eryngium (aka Sea Holly, Blue Thistle) Awesome in bouquets or floral arrangements for

Astilbe: a shade-loving plant. Perfect for Zone 5 planting. - Would be great in the shadier areas of the back yard :)

Astilbe: a shade-loving plant. Perfect for Zone 5 planting. - Would be great in the shadier areas of the back yard :) Perennials 2016

Hometalk :: Great Perennials for Shade (All of Them Deer Resistant)

Great Perennials for Shade (All of Them Deer Resistant) Astilbe is a great choice for moist shade and has wonderful ferny foliage.

Full Shade Perennials Zone 6 #epipmediums #orchid like #herb

Epimedium × perralchicum 'Frohnleiten': Fully hardy, april to may flowering Heart shaped leaves and a spreading habit. Evergreen, and looks good under deciduous trees. The star shaped flowers are held high above the foliage. A lovely ground cover plant.

my favorite flower ever..the smell is beautiful

"An all-time favorite perennial. The sweet scent of Lily-of-the-Valley will fill the garden in early spring. Each stem produces as many as 25 blooms. Easy to grow in shady areas, but will also thrive in partial sun." My favorite flower.

Epimedium youngianum Niveum, Bishop's Hat. Dry shade ground cover; leaves stay green in winter.

Epimedium x youngianum 'Niveum' Bishop's Hat - evergreen ground cover; dry shade, deer resistant - Lots of colors/ varieties, not all are evergreen.

Flowering Shrubs by Season  Bluebeard (Caryopteris selections)  Enlarge Image  close    Add bluebeard (sometimes called blue mist spirea) wherever you want a refreshing punch of blue color in the late summer to early fall landscape. You can find varieties with variegated, golden, or chartreuse foliage, or pink flowers, too. Most grow 3 feet tall and wide. Zones 4-8

Flowering Shrubs by Season

Flowering Shrubs by Season Bluebeard (Caryopteris selections) Enlarge Image close Add bluebeard (sometimes called blue mist spirea) wherever you want a refreshing punch of blue color in the late summer to early fall landscape.

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