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New Shade-Loving Perennial Varieties for 2013

Shade-Loving Perennia 'Autumn Frost' Hosta - Name: Hosta 'Autumn Frost' Growing Conditions: Part shade to full shade and well-drained soil Size: 12 inches tall, 24 inches wide Zones: 3-9 Grow It With: Solid-color hostas

SHADE PLANTS 1."Rosebud" azalea 2."Aureomarginata" Hosta 3.River Birch 4. Chinese Ginger 5. "Eternal Flame" Hosta 6. Epimedium 7. "Cinnamon Sticks" Hosta 8. "Little Honey" Hydrangea 9. "Choo Choo Train" Hosta 10. Erythrocladium Striped Maple 11. Sundowner Phormium 12. Yellow Wave Phormium 13. "Blue Shadow" Hosta

Delosperma Hardy Ice Plant Perennial Vigorous ground cover, even in the driest of soils, versatile and vibrant! The fleshy, drought tolerant creeping stems of these hardy Ice Plants make ideal ground cover on sunny banks and poor stony soils. The showy daisy-like flowers create a carpet of intense colour, in exclusive new shades that will stop you in your tracks. Fantastic for those hot, dry problem areas where many other plants would fail to establish. Height: 10cm (4"). Spread: 60cm (24")

Hostas like rich and moist organic soils, morning sun and afternoon shade. They are heavy feeders. Apply fertilizer in early spring and again in mid-summer

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Starter Shade Collection

White Flower Farm offers a starter shade collection of popular Emerald Isle Hostas with the native Lady Fern, Athyrium filix-femina. Each collection includes four varieties of Hosta, five plants of each, plus six Lady Ferns. 26 bareroot plants total, labeled. They will cover approximately 66sq ft.

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The Best New Shade Perennials for 2014

Curly Fries Hosta. growing Conditions: Shade, Partial shade Size: 6–8 inches tall, 12–16 inches wide Zones: 3–9

Zebra Hollyhocks are perennials that bloom all summer long. They are easy to grow, self seed, are drought tolerant, and attract butterflies. They grow in sun to part shade and get 2-4' tall. Great for perennial beds, cottage gardens, borders, and rock gardens. Zones 4-8

Attracts butterflies - Provides a light, airy quality in shade gardens - Perfect for moist, partly shaded borders - Combines beautifully with Bergenia, Columbine, Coral Bells and Hosta

Hosta 'White Feather' - Cottage Garden Plants - Van Meuwen

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The 10 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Pruning Roses

The 10 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Pruning Roses- I was so proud I didn't make any of these mistakes, until I got to #10 You didn't prune at all. WAH!!