Annabelle Hydrangea -Annabelle hydrangea is one of the easiest types to grow. It blooms in midsummer producing large, pure white clusters that are perfect for cutting. Plant Name: Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle' Growing Conditions: Part shade and moist, well-drained soil Size: To 5 feet tall and wide Zones: 3-9
Southern Lady Andromeda "Featuring better heat- and disease-tolerance than your average andromeda, Southern Lady is a brand-new belle for the garden. It features clusters of fragrant white flowers in early spring..." New Trees Shrubs for 2013
As a horticulturist, I often find myself recommending plants to people. I feel bad when I get asked for the impossible plants; something like an evergreen that flowers all year long, is hardy in Zone 3, loves deep shade, and deer won’t eat it. There is one incredible flower that I frequently recommend, though, because [...]
Honeysuckle Lonicera japonica "Darts World"- this easy to grow particularly HARDY evergreen vine, with a bushy spreading habit, has dark green leaves and very fragrant, flashy red flushed flowers which mature to peach and yellow shades. Blooms June-September and climbs up to 30' tall. Sun to part shade. Zones 4-10.
Chocolate Covered Cherry Coleus It's hard to believe that a plant with such deep dark stunning color could also be so easy to care for. Even more, Chocolate Covered Cherry will hold its color in both sun and shade!
The Best New Shade Perennials for 2014: Electrify the darkest corners of your landscape with shade-loving perennial flowers. Here are some of our top picks for 2014. By Doug Jimerson and Karen Weir-Jimerson