Shade container idea - looks like red coleus at the top, the yellow/green base is probably creeping jenny, trailing plant is Fuschia, and down below the ground looks like Geranium. This link has tons more gorgeous pictures.
Shade - Plant en Masse - Plant en Masse Just about every type of plant looks better in large groupings than it does planted individually. Here, drifts of astilbe seem to tower out of a groundcover of golden sedum. Test Garden Tip: Planting en masse doesnt