Shade Loving Flowers
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Foxglove “Digitalis” poisonous early summer bloomer two to three feet in height semi-shade to full shade colors range from yellows, browns to pinks and multi-hues Plant 18 inches apart add organic matter in large quantities Digitalis grandiflora is a true perennial repeat blossom in fall (deadhead it as soon as the first blooms start to fade)
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Trillium: Native to woodland areas of the region, trilliums love the shade and offer beautiful blooms in shades of white, yellow, or maroon. Some have variegated foliage for extra interest. Note: Trilliums tend to go dormant in midsummer. Plant Name: Trillium species Growing Conditions: Shade and moist, well-drained soil Size: To 16 inches tall and wide Grow it with: Ground covers such as lamium. That way you won't be left with empty gaps in your garden when the trilliums go dormant.
Shade Loving Plants
Perennial plants for partial shade include arisaema, aruncus, astilbe, bleeding heart, bergenia, brunnera, campanula, cimicifuga, columbine, corydalis, digitalis, epimedium, ferns, helleborus, heuchera, heucherella, hosta, lily of the valley, liriope, tiarella, tricyrtis, trillium, violets and violas.
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Lungwort A spring bloomer, it also has great foliage. The silver speckled, spotted, or splashed leaves sparkle at the front of a flower bed from spring through frost. And because lungwort is covered in coarse hairs, deer tend to leave it alone. This shade-loving ground cover offers blue, pink, or white blooms. Plant Name: Pulmonaria selections Growing Conditions: Shade and moist, well-drained soil Size: To 1 foot tall and 2 feet wide Zones 4-8
Striped Cobra Lily - Naturalizes Easily! - Fascinating pink flowers from June to July are captivating with dark stripes and a sweet scent. Mysterious and exciting when planted with ferns and hostas. #1 field-grown plants. Arisaema candidissimum - Zones: 5-9 - Partial Shade to Full Shade - Deer tend to avoid.