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    Ligularia 'othello' love how this plant bring a tropical like foliage to the shady border. Word of warning, prolific seeder, but, who doesn't love some freebies?

    Nice foliage combo.

    Astilboides foliage - great for container gardening...

    The Belle of the Foliage Garden Ball

    Rex Begonia 'Helen Lewis'. Deep purple foliage with a ring of silver.

    Sedum 'Purple Emperor' -- A fantastic newer selection, 'Purple Emperor' came from England and offers very dark purple foliage crowned by clusters of pink flowers in summer. Full sun and well-drained soil. Size: to 15 inches tall. Zones: 3-7. Why We Love It: For its upright habit and dramatic purple foliage.

    Variegated tapioca would be a showstopper in any garden with its fantastic foliage. See more fun plants:

    Dorothy Benedict Hosta

    red hot poker 'Elvira' features bright orange blooms from midsummer to early fall and evergreen foliage.

    Plant combo

    Fatsia and Japanese Forest grass

    'Jack Frost' Brunnera was named 2012 plant of the year by the Perennial Plant Association.

    How much light does your houseplant need? Find out on this handy chart.

    Love the chartreuse creeping Jenny between the stepping stones beautifully contrasting with the darker green border plants.

    Arisaema sikokianum (Japanese Jack-in-the-Pulpit) is a herbaceous perennial plant

    Succulent Plant - Pink Edged

    Hosta 'Hotspur' variegated with white center foliage perennial plant, closeup macro of leaves...

    A small shady space became a hidden garden filled with hardy and tropical ferns, Hosta, Moss and a variety of woodland plants...

    Shady Ladies - Cryptotaenia japonica atropurpurea, Hosta 'August Moon' and Actaea simplex

    ~~ Ginger Flower, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ~~