The Best Perennials for Your Yard: 1997 perennial plant of the year 'May Night' Salvia is by far one of my favorites. A true show stopper!

The Best Perennials for Your Yard: 1997 perennial plant of the year 'May Night' Salvia is by far one of my favorites. A true show stopper!

Bigroot Geranium  One of the toughest plants in the shade garden, bigroot geranium (Geranium macrorrhizum) doesn't mind heat or drought. And, deer and rabbits typically pass it by in search of tastier morsels. This plant puts on a spring show with pink or white flowers; some varieties also offer outstanding fall coloration in their woodsy-scented foliage. Bigroot geranium is hardy in Zones 4-8 and grows 2 feet tall.  Top Picks: 'Album' offers white flowers; 'Ingwersen's Variety' offers clear…

Bigroot Geranium One of the toughest plants in the shade garden, bigroot geranium (Geranium macrorrhizum) doesn't mind heat or drought. And, deer and rabbits typically pass it by in search of tastier morsels. This plant puts on a spring show with pink or white flowers; some varieties also offer outstanding fall coloration in their woodsy-scented foliage. Bigroot geranium is hardy in Zones 4-8 and grows 2 feet tall. Top Picks: 'Album' offers white flowers; 'Ingwersen's Variety' offers clear…

Yellow Corydalis
This hard-working perennial takes the prize for being the longest bloomer in the shade garden. Enjoy its clusters of yellow flowers from late spring all the way to frost. It's not just the flowers that are beautiful; the gray-green leaves are attractive as well.

Yellow Corydalis This hard-working perennial takes the prize for being the longest bloomer in the shade garden. Enjoy its clusters of yellow flowers from late spring all the way to frost. It's not just the flowers that are beautiful; the gray-green leaves are attractive as well.

Excellent writeup - original info - for dry shady area.  ..Shady business: There are plenty of plants that will thrive away from sunlight      -   What do you do with that dry, sheltered patch in the garden? Don't just stick a shed there, says Graham Rice   - P. setiferum

Excellent writeup - original info - for dry shady area. ..Shady business: There are plenty of plants that will thrive away from sunlight - What do you do with that dry, sheltered patch in the garden? Don't just stick a shed there, says Graham Rice - P. setiferum

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