Perennials for Shade to Part Shade

Perennials for Shade
to Part Shade

Perennials for Part Shade to Shade

For great success with your perennials, use Espoma BioTone when planting.

Please note that our plants are delivered throughout the season and are subject to availability.


Full Sun (FS) – 6-8 hours of direct sunlight.

Part Sun (PS) – A greater emphasis is put on its receiving the minimal sun requirements.

Part Shade (PSH) – Should not be planted where they will get the burning late afternoon sun. Plant where it will get shaded from a tree or plant on the east side of a building.

Full Shade (SH) – Less than 3 hours of direct sunlight each day, with filtered sunlight during the rest of the day. Full shade does not mean “no sunlight.” There are very few plants that will grow in the dark.

Variety

Description / Size (H x W)

Exposure

Pot Size

Aquilegia / Columbine
Kirigami™ Deep Blue & White

This spring blooming Columbine has dark indigo blue outer petals and white inner petals shades. 22-24″ x 16-20″

PSH to FS

Little One

Aquilegia / Columbine
Kirigami™ Red & White

This spring blooming Columbine has large flowers that have red outer petals and white inner petals with red throats. 14-18″ x 12-18″

PSH to FS

Little One

Aquilegia / Columbine
Winky Mix

A colorful mix of wildly floriferous dwarf columbines. 12-15″ x 12-15″

PSH to FS

1 qt

Aralia cordata Sun King

Sun King Aralia has chartreuse foliage and will brighten a shady spot in the garden. 36-60″ x 36-60″

SH

6″ & 8″

Aruncus / Goatsbeard
Chantilly Lace Proven Winner

This Goatsbeard is a native cultivar that has creamy flower spikes, similar to Astilbe. 30-32″ x 40-48″

PSH

5″ & 6″

Astilbe / False Spirea
Amber Moon

The foliage emerges bright chartreuse yellow in spring with a tinge of red pigment in the newest leaves. The flower plumes are rosy-pink. 34-38″ x 22-28″

PS to SH

5″

Astilbe / False Spirea
Bridal Veil-White

Pure white plumes above lacy deep green foliage. 28″ x 18″

PS to SH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Astilbe / False Spirea
Chocolate Shogun New!

Very dark purple-brown, serrated foliage and pale pinkish white plumes stand out in the garden. 40″ x 18-24″

PS to SH

6″ #1

Astilbe / False Spirea
Little Vision in Purple

Very compact plant with lavender flowers, 12-15″

PS to SH

6″ (#1)

Astilbe / False Spirea
Maggie Daley

The pink-lavender plumes are highlighted against glossy dark green lacy foliage. 28″ x 18″

PS to SH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Astilbe / False Spirea
Visions in Red (chinensis)

Chinese astilbe, sturdy plant with pure red flowers, 12″ with 24″ flower spikes. Mid to late bloomer.

PS to SH

6″ (#1)

Astilbe / False Spirea
Visions in White (chinensis)

Chinese astilbe, sturdy plant with white flowers, 12″ with 24″ flower spikes. Mid to late bloomer.

PS to SH

6″ (#1)

Astilbe / False Spirea
Wonderful Day

Rosy-pink plumes on a compact plant. 14-20″ x 14-20″

PS to SH

#1

Astilbe / False Spirea
Younique Lilac

This astilbe grows quickly to form a nice mound of petite foliage topped by bunches of fragrant, triangular, lavender pink plumes in early to midsummer. 16-20″ x 16-20″

PS to SH

6″ #1

Astilbe / False Spirea
Younique Silvery Pink

This astilbe grows quickly to form a nice mound of petite foliage topped by bunches of fragrant, triangular, pale pink plumes in early to midsummer. 16-20″ x 16-20″

PS to SH

6″ #1

Bergenia / Pigsqueak
Miss Piggy – New! Proven Winner

This Pigsqueak blooms in early spring. It has bright pink flowers that top thick, dark green, glossy leaves. A great foliage plant after it is finished blooming. 16-18″ x 28-32″

PSH to SH

5″

Brunnera macrophylla Jack Frost

Jack Frost has heart shaped silver leaves with dark green veins. Baby blue forge-me-not flowers in spring. 12-15″ x 12-15″

PSH to SH

#1

Brunnera macrophylla Jack of Diamonds Proven Winner

Jack of Diamonds has heart shaped silver leaves with dark green veins. Baby blue forge-me-not flowers in spring. 14-16″ x 28-32″

PSH to SH

5″ & 6″ (#1)

Brunnera
macrophylla Queen of Hearts Proven Winner

Queen of Hearts has heart shapedHeart-shaped leaves have a silver overlay and a narrow band of dark green veining. Baby blue, forget-me-not type blossoms. 16-18″ x 28-36″

PSH to SH

6″ (#1)

Dicentra / Bleeding Heart
spectabilis Gold Heart

This old fashioned variety has beautiful golden yellow foliage (chartreuse in more shade) with pink and white heart-shaped blooms appear in early spring. 18-24″ x 24-36″

PSH to SH

#1

Dicentra / Bleeding Heart
Luxuriant Fern-Leaf

Dark reddish pink, heart-shaped blooms on spreading mounds of ferny, blue-green foliage. This variety is everblooming, flowering most freely in spring and continuing throughout the summer and into fall. 12-15″ x 12-18″

PSH to SH

5″

Dicentra / Bleeding Heart
Pink Diamonds Fern Leaf New! Proven Winner

Two-tone pink flowers are produced above fern-like blue-green foliage all season long. 12-16″ x 16-18″

PSH to PS

5″ & 6″ (#1)

Dicentra / Bleeding Heart
spectabilis Alba

This white old-fashioned bleeding heart has large, exquisitely delicate white heart shaped blooms. 30-36″ x 24-30″

PSH to PS

6″ (#1)

Dicentra / Bleeding Heart
spectabilis Valentine

This old fashioned bleeding heart has large red and white flowers. 30″ x 30″

PSH to PS

5″ & 6″ (#1)

Geranium / Cranesbill
Rozanne

glowing violet blue, saucer-shaped flowers with distinctive white eyes and reddish-purple veining are held above mounds of deep green foliage that is slightly marbled with chartreuse. Geranium ‘Rozanne’ is one of the longest blooming perennials in the garden. 18-20″ x 24-36″

PS to PSH

5″ & 6″ (#1)

Helebore / Lenten Rose
Honeymoon® French Kiss Proven Winner

3-3.5″ single flowers. White blooms have raspberry pink veining. Reliable evergreen perennial for the shade. 18-24″ x 18-24″

PSH to SH

6″ (#1)

Helebore / Lenten Rose
Honeymoon® Rio Carnival New!

2.5-3″ single flowers. Blooms have burgundy red centers and speckling with light yellow edges. Reliable evergreen perennial for the shade. 18-24″ x 18-24″

PSH to SH

5″

Helebore / Lenten Rose
Honeymoon® Romantic Getaway New!

3″ single flowers. Blooms have creamy yellow flower with white edges. Reliable evergreen perennial for the shade. 18-24″ x 18-24″

PSH to SH

5″

Helebore / Lenten Rose
Honeymoon® Tropical Sunset New!

3″ single flowers. Blooms have burgundy red centers and burgundy veining and edges. Reliable evergreen perennial for the shade. 18-24″ x 18-24″

PSH to SH

5″

Helebore / Lenten Rose
Ice & Roses® Early Red

Deep purple flowers from as early as November. They will bloom until spring and do not lose their color, 13–24″ x 24″

PSH to SH

6″ (#1)

Helebore / Lenten Rose
Ice & Roses® White

Flowers from December into April. The large creamy white flowers turn greenish as they fade. 13–24″ x 24″

PSH to SH

6″ (#1)

Helebore / Lenten Rose
Wedding Party® First Dance New!

2-2.5″ double flowers that range from bright yellow to yellow with a maroon picotee edge and veining. 18-24″ x 18-24″

PSH to SH

5″

Helebore / Lenten Rose
Wedding Party® Wedding Bells New!

2-2.5″ double pure white flowers. 18-24″ x 18-24″

PSH to SH

5″

Hosta – Blue Angel

Blue Angel is a giant of a hosta! It has very large blueish green, slug resistant leaves. Blue Angel has a medium growth rate and will reach 24-30″ tall by 6′ wide. The near-white flowers bloom in mid summer on 3 to 4′ scapes. Blue Angel is drought tolerant once established. This impressive hosta makes a great specimen plant.

PS to PSH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Hosta – Blue Elf

Short true powdery blue leaves that are 2.5-3″ across. 12″ lavender flower spikes in midsummer. Perfect size for fairy gardens. 8″ x 12-14″

PSH to SH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Hosta – Blue Ivory

Showy sport of Halcyon, this medium sized hosta has thick, slug resistant foliage. The wide creamy white margins brighten to white by summer with blue-green centers. The lavender flowers appear on 24″ scapes in mid summer. 16″ x 30″

PSH to SH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Hosta – Blue Mouse Ears

2008 Hosta of the Year. This miniature forms a symmetrical clump of silvery-blue, gently curled leaves. The substantial leathery foliage gives it good slug resistance. It has a moderate growth rate, The lavender flowers bloom in mid summer on short scapes. 6-8″ x 12-18″

PSH to SH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Hosta – Cameo

This miniature hosta has small, round, green leaves with creamy white margins that streak towards the mid rib and have purple flowers. 6″ x 12″

PSH to SH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Hosta – Christmas Tree

Large, heavily textured leaves with a creamy-white edges have white flowers in mid summer. 20″ x 36″

PSH to SH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Hosta – Diana Remembered

Named after the late Diana, Princess of Wales, this hosta has moderately corrugated, broadly ovate, green leaves with creamy white margins that extend all the way down to the center. The very fragant 3″ white flowers appear on 22″ scapes in midsummer. 15″ x24″

PSH to SH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Hosta – Dream Weaver

A sport of Great Expectations that has large, rounded corrugated leaves have very wide, blue-green margins and sharply contrasting creamy white centers. White flowers appear on 26″ scapes in midsummer. 18″ x 30″

PSH to SH

6″ (#1)

Hosta – First Frost

A sport of ‘Halcyon’ with the same intense blue-green leaf center,. Emerges with a gold margin early in the spring, then changes to pure white later in the season. The leaves hold up well in the garden all season long until the “first frost”. Light lavender flowers appear on 28″ scapes in midsummer. 16″ x 36″

PSH to SH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Hosta – Fragrant Blue

Fragrant Blue is considered to be one of the bluest hostas. It combines the fragrance of plantagenia with the blue color of sieboldiana. Fragrant Blue is a medium size hosta with chalky blue foliage that is corrugated and slightly cupped and of good substance. It will retains its blue color all season long. It is a medium sized hosta with a moderate growth rate reaching 18” tall by 30” wide. The purple flowers bloom in early to mid summer on 22” scapes.

PSH to SH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Hosta – Fragrant Bouquet

Light green leaves with wide pale cream to yellow marigins. Leaves are broadly ovate, wavy and good substance. Good slug resistance. Near white fragrant flowers on 36″ scapes in midsummer. 20″ x 36″

PSH to SH

4.5″ (1 qt) & #1

Hosta – Great Expectations

22-24” tall mound of large, variegated, oval, puckered, basal leaves with creamy white centers and wide, irregular, blue-green margins. Leaf centers emerge gold in spring before aging to creamy white. White flowers on 24″ scapes in midsummer. Foliage mound will typically spread to 20″ x 30-33” wide.

PSH to SH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Hosta – Halcyon

Halcyon is a legendary hosta that performs superbly in the shade garden with its heart-shaped blue leaves. Halcyon is the parent to many popular hostas and is used frequently in breeding due to its great attributes. Halcyon received the American Hosta Society Distinguished Merit Hosta award in 1987. This medium size hosta has dense mounding foliage with pale lilac-blue flowers that bloom in late summer on 26″ scapes. It has good slug resistance and will grow 12-18” tall by 30-36″ wide at a medium growth rate. Halcyon makes a great specimen.

PSH to SH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Hosta – Half and Half

The foliage emerges right from the start with a pure white center and dark green margins. A third light green color rests between the center and margin. This beautiful variegation remains throughout the whole season. White scapes and white flowers grow to 18″ in mid to late summer. 12″H x 19″

PSH to SH

6″ (#1)

Hosta – High Society

A small sized hosta that is a stunning spor of June with distinct wide blue margins that have yellow centers that brighten to a creamy parchment by mid summer. The pale lavender flowers bloom on 12″ scapes in lkate summer. 8″ x 15″

PSH to SH

6″ (#1)

Hosta – June

June won the prestigious Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit as well as awarded the Hosta of the Year in 2001. The oval shaped, pointed leaves, have swept blue-green margins and dappled gold-to-chartreuse centers. The leaves are are of heavy substance and are slug resistant. This is a medium-sized hosta. The pale bluish-lavender flowers appear on 20″ scapes in mid to late summer. 15″ x 20″

PSH to SH

4.5″ (1 qt) & Little One

Hosta – Liberty

Liberty’ is a sport of H. ‘Sagae’. Blue-green leaves have wide, dramatically streaked, yellow margins which fade to creamy-white later in the season. They have heavy substance, providing greater slug resistance. It is a large hosta that typically grows in an upright vase-shape to 20-26″ x 39″. Purple flowers bloom on 10″ scapes in early to mid-summer.

PSH to SH

5″

Hosta – Loyalist

Loyalist is considered one of the best white centered hostas. This reverse variegated sport of Patriot has dark green leaf margins which contrasts with the nearly pure white centers. Loyalist is a medium sized hosta with a good heavy substance, going 18” tall by 24” wide. The lavender flowers bloom in mid summer on 20” tall creamy white scapes.

PSH to SH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Hosta – Minuteman

Minuteman is a sport of Francee has stunning, very dark green leaves surrounded by a wide, pure white margin. It is a vigorous grower, but will take a few years to reach its mature height. This medium sized, medium grower will reach 18” x 30”. The pale lavender striped flowers bloom in early to mid summer on 24” scapes.

PSH to SH

6″ (#1)

Hosta – Munchkin Fire

Vigorous growing yellow miniature hosta. Short, narrow leaves hold their bright yellow color all season long. Lavender flowers appear above the petite habit in midsummer. 7″ x 15″ with white flowers on 20″ scapes

PSH to SH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Hosta – Pandora’s Box

Miniature with blue-green margins, white centers, and green streaking between the blue and white areas. Lavender, bell-shaped flowers appear on 10-12″ scapes in early summer. 4-6″ x 5″

PSH to SH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Hosta – Paradigm

Beautiful gold leaves with streaked, blue-green margins; variegation pattern intensifies later in the spring. Leaves are of good substance and corrugated, making them slug-resistant. Clusters of very pale lavender flowers appear on 24″ scapes in midsummer. 20″ x 36″

PSH to SH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Hosta – Patriot

The oval shaped leaves have dark green centers and outstanding, crisp white, streaked margins. The leaves are slightly wavy, and display good sun tolerance. Patriot is can really stand up to the heat. The lavender flowers appear on 30″ scapes in mid-summer. This is a medium sized, medium grower. 22″ x 30″

PSH to SH

4.5″ (1 qt) & 6″ (#1)

Hosta – Pocketful of Sunshine

This small hosta grows quickly to form a compact clump of thick, distinctly cupped leaves that are yellow with broad, deep green margins at maturity. The centers of the leaves are chartreuse in spring and brighten as the season progresses. The flowers bloom shades of purple on 16″ scapes in mid summer. 9″ x 19″

PSH to SH

6″ (#1)

Hosta – Praying Hands

Hosta Praying Hands has upright narrow leaves which gives it an unusual look like no other hosta. Each green leaf is rolled and folded into a tube shape, displaying the prominent veins on the back of the leaf.  A thin gold margin borders the outside edge of the leaf. 2011 Hosta of the Year. A small to medium sized hosta. The upright clumps are topped with 18″ spikes of light lavender flowers.16″ x 14″]

PS to PSH

6″ (#1)

Hosta – Rainforest Sunrise

Rainforest Sunrise – is a sport of Maui Buttercups and was the 2013 Hosta of the Year. The heavily puckered, cup shaped leaves have gold centers and dark green margins. The centers gradually lighten as the season progresses. Rainforest Sunrise’ has a moderate growth rate, forming a clump 10″ high by 24” wide. The foliage has good substance and good slug resistance. The very pale lavender flowers appear on 18-24″ scapes in mid-summer. Rainforest Sunrise has the best color when planted in an area that receives morning sun.

PS to PSH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Hosta – Robert Frost

Robert Frost is a hybrid of Banana Sundae and Francis Williams. The blueish green leaves have creamy yellow to white margins that jet towards the middle. They are broad, oval shaped and have good substance. Robert Frost is a large hosta that will reach 23” tall by 42” wide at a moderate growth rate. The nearly white flowers appear on 30″-35″ scapes in mid to late summer.

PSH to SH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Hosta – Shadowland® Autumn Frost Proven Winner

This striking Hosta forms a medium sized mound of showy, frosty blue leaves with extra wide, bright yellow margins. The margins lighten to creamy white and light lavender flowers are produced in summeron 12-16″ scapes. 10-12″ x 12-16″

 PS to PSH 

5″

Hosta – Shadowland® Etched Glass New! Proven Winner

This medium sized hosta has very wide, dark green margins contrast with bright, brilliant yellow margins. The margins have puckering when the plant is mature. The near-white flowers bloom on 36″ scapes. 18″ x 26″

 PS to PSH 

5″

Hosta – Shadowland® Coast to Coast Proven Winner

A giant clump of thick, puckered, gold leaves with wavy edges. Gold coloring becomes brighter in morning sun in summer. Pale violet flowers on 36″ scapes. 30″ x 36″

PSH to SH

6″ #1 PW 6/tray

Hosta – Shadowland® Diamond Lake Proven Winner

This attractive hosta has heart-shaped, thick and heavily corrugated blue leaves with wavy margins. Pale lavender flowers grown on 25-28″ scapes. 17″ x 45″

PSH to SH

6″ (#1)

Hosta – Shadowland® Diamond Lake Proven Winner

This is a large blue hosta that has attractive, heart-shaped, thick and heavily corrugated blue leaves with wavy margins. The pale lavender flowers bloom on 25-28″ scapes. 17″ x 45″

PSH to SH

6″ (#1)

Hosta – Shadowland® Empress Wu Proven Winner

The largest known hosta. This is a massive hosta with a gigantic upright mound of huge, thick, dark green leaves. The pale reddish violet flowers bloom in early to mid summer. 3-4′ x 5-6′

PSH to SH

6″ (#1)

Hosta – Shadowland® Hudson Bay Proven Winner

This medium sized hosta has beautifully ruffled leaves that are blue and  hold their color all season long. Lavender flowers appear on proportionate flower scapes. 14-15″ x 30-32″

PSH to SH

6″ (#1)

Hosta – Shadowland® Seducer Proven Winner

This hosta forms a large mound of dark green leaves with a chartreuse to gold margin and a trace of white between the center and margin. Summer heat draws out the unique coloration. Near-white flowers on 36-41″ scapes. 24″ x 36″

PSH to SH

6″ (#1)

Hosta – Shadowland® Waterslide Proven Winner

This medium sized hosta has beautifully ruffled leaves that are blue and  hold their color all season long. Lavender flowers appear on 17″ scapes. 14-15″ x 30-32″

PSH to SH

6″ (#1)

Hosta – Shadowland® Wheee! New! Proven Winner

Extremely ruffled hosta makes a distinctive specimen in shade gardens and containers. Its green leaves have cream margins which widen as the plants mature, and the leaves are of good substance, making them more slug resistant. Light lavender flowers appear on 24″ scapes in midseason. 11-18″ x 28-30″

PSH to SH

5″, 6″ (#1) & 8″

Hosta – Stained Glass

Stained Glass – is a sport of Guacamole and was the 2006 Hosta of the Year. The leaves have prominent green veining with a golden centers and medium green margins. This hosta has a rapid growth rate and good sun tolerance. The foliage will display more gold if given a bit of morning sun. The very fragrant near-white pale lavender flowers appear on 30” scapes in late summer. Makes a beautiful specimen. 15” x 48”

PS to SH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Hosta – Sum and Substance

This hosta has glossy, chartreuse, giant sized leaves that are thick textured. The bell-shaped, fragrant, pale lavender/near white flowers appear on 38″ scapes in late summer. Sum & Substance is an American Hosta Society multiple award winner, and the 2004 Hosta of the Year. Sum and Substance is a medium growing hosta that is slug proof. It makes a great specimen plant or planted in mass for large sweeping borders. This extremely large hosta that will grow 30″ x 60″

PS to PSH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Hosta – Victory

2015 Hosta of the Year. Shiny green leaves of good substance with yellow margins that lighten to pale yellow.  The foliage is somewhat upright early in the season, forming a broad spreading mound as the season progresses.  Light lavender flowers appear on very long, sideways arching 54″ scapes in early to midsummer. 28-32″ x 38-46″

PSH to SH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Hosta – Wiggles and Squiggles

Bright yellow leaves are very long and thin with incredibly wiggly edges. It forms a low, wide habit. Leaves will be more chartreuse green in more shade: for best yellow color, plant in a site with morning sun and afternoon shade. Lavender flowers on 18-24″ scapes. 8-10″ x 24″)

PS to PSH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Mertensia virginica (Virginia Bluebells)

Clusters of pink buds open into lavender-blue bell-shaped flowers above the smooth gray-green foliage . When grown in masses, this species makes a spectacular show. Grow Native 12-24″ x 12-24″

PSH to SH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Phlox divaricata / Woodland Phlox
Blue Moon

This little native is just perfect for a shade or woodland garden. Blue Moon has larger flowerheads of fragrant, rich blue violet. Blooms in early spring and looks great with old fashioned bleeding heart. 12″ x 16″

PS to SH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Pulmonaria / Lungwort
Diana Clare

The clump is composed of long, pointed leaves has a spotted border that quickly ages to pure silver. The clumps are topped, starting in late winter/early spring, with short stalks of flowers that open dark violet, but soon age to cobalt blue. 10″ x 18″

PS to PSH

6″ (#1)

Pulmonaria / Lungwort
Raspberry Splash

The attractive raspberry-pink blooms of Raspberry Splash appear early, but the brilliant silver-spotted leaves and upright habit are what make this an exceptional plant. 12″ x 12-18″

PSH to SH

5″ & 6″ (#1)

Pulmonaria / Lungwort
Shrimps on the Barbie

This large, spreading Pulmonaria has an amazing number of large, deep shrimp pink flowers in the spring. Foliage is green with prominent white spots. 10″ x 24″

PSH to SH

6″ (#1)

Pulmonaria / Lungwort
Spot On New! Proven Winner

Salmon pink buds transition to rich blue flowers. Silver speckling dusts the green leaves. Its attractive foliage can be enjoyed after the spring flowers are finished. 14-16″ x 18-20″

PSH to SH

5″

Grasses for Shade

Hakonechloa macra All Gold

Japanese Forest Grass, graceful aching golden foliage. 12-18″ x 12-18″. Great for shady gardens or containers.

PSH to SH

4.5″, 5″, 6″ (#1) & Little One

Hakonechloa macra Aureola

Golden Japanese Forest grass. 12-18″ x 12-18″. graceful aching golden foliage. 12-18″ x 12-18″. Great for shady gardens or containers.

PSH to SH

6″ (#1) & Little One

Hakonechloa SunFlare™

Chartreuse foliage with random highlights of deep crimson red. 18″ x 24″

PS to PSH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Liriope Muscari Silver Sunproof

The bold variegation and lilac flower spikes highlight this glow growing grass. It is fuss-free and adaptable, resistant to insects and disease, and tolerant of heat and humidity when established. It’s a short clumping grass that grows 15-18″ x 15-18″

PS to SH

#1

Ophiopogon Crystal Falls®

An improved, cold-hardy selection with deep green, glossy foliage that resists winter damage and disease. White, star-like flower spikes emerge from neat mounds in midsummer, followed by bright blue berries. A superb groundcover, edging or border fill. Evergreen. 24-30″ x 24-30″

PSH to SH

LittleOne

Ferns

Athyrium Crested Surf – Proven Winner

Looks like Japanese painted fern with double crested tips. 20-22″ x 28-30″

PSH to SH

5″

Athyrium Ghost

A deciduous hybrid (Japanese fern and Lady fern) noted for its upright silvery foliage. Vigorous and easy to grow fern with a neat, formal, upright mound of rigid, silver-green fronds with deep purple midribs. Use it in a woodland garden or paired with hostas or coral bells. Thrives in moist, shady settings. 2-3′ x 2-3′

PSH to SH

6″ (#1)

Athyrium niponicum Pictum

Japanese Painted Fern. Easy hardy, colorful fern that forms a compact clump. The fronds are dark green, overlaid in olive and silvery-pewter, with contrasting purple stems. 12-18″ x 12″

PSH to SH

4.5″ & 6″ (#1)

Cyrtomium falcatum ‘Rochfordianum’

Japanese Holly fern has stiff, glossy, dark green fronds of holly-like leaflets with coarsely fringed margins. 18-24″ x 24-36″.

PSH to SH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Dryopteris Autumn

Autumn Fern is an evergreen fern with striking coloration. Fronds open up bronze and turn green. 18-24″ x 18″

SH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Dryopteris Jurassic Gold New!

Young shoots emerge golden orange, and the fronds fade to golden yellow, eventually turning green with age. Autumn fern on steroids! 48″ x 48″

SH

6″ (#1)

Matteuccia struthiopteris

The Ostrich fern is a dependable, spreading fern that is nice for naturalizing. 36-48″ x 60″ x 96″

PS to SH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Polystichum acrostrichoides

Christmas Fern is an evergreen native fern that is a robust, leathery fern which has glossy, green fronds year-round in clusters. 12-24″ x 12-30″

SH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Polystichum polyblepharum

Tassel Fern is an elegant fern to add to a shade garden. Especially beautiful when new fronds emerge stiffly, then droop backwards to form a tassel. Beautiful in mass plantings as a groundcover. 24″ x 24″

SH to PSH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Pteris cretica Jurassic™ Velociraptor

This evergreen Ribbon Fern is best grown in partial shade where it will form a burly, finely textured, compact clump, but also ideal for a container on a shaded terrace, or even in the home near a bright but not sunny window. 18″ x 18″

PSH to SH

#1

Ground Covers

Ajuga Burgundy Glow

This Bugleweed has blue flower spikes in spring above variegated burgundy foliage; tolerates deep shade and bad conditions. 3-6″ x 10-14″

FS to SH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Ajuga Princess Nadia

Princess Nadia is a unique perennial groundcover of kaleidoscopic cream-and-green small-leafed foliage, fuchsia overlaid new growth with olive green centers, and royal blue flower spikes that appear in abundance in late spring and again in late summer. 6″ x 10″

FS to SH

4.5″ (1 qt)

Galium Odoratum / Sweet Woodruff

A mat-forming perennial ground cover in moist shady areas. It has small petaled white flowers in late spring to early summer. The lance shaped leaves grow in whorls. 6″ x 12″

PSH to SH

4.5″ (1 qt)