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 [...]
Gooseneck Loosestrife (ysimachia clethroides), can be grown in full sun or partial shade. Can be too happy and become invasive, but there are ways to curb its exuberant spreading. Don't plant it if your garden is small, tidy and prone to formal dignity.