"I have lots of shade; these are perfect plants for me. They arrived strong and ready to grow and have thrived through a wickedly hot, dry summer. Great plants, great price!"
LindaB in NC
Gardening in shade? A shady spot in your garden offers the opportunity to grow some wonderful, unique plant selections that not only tolerate shade but actually prefer it. Here are a few of our favorites for spring planting.
Burgundy Red brings bold, deep red color to the shade garden. The stunning blooms are striking both in the garden and cut for bouquets. Burgundy Red, like all Astilbe, is deer resistant! (Astilbe arendsii) More Details
This fragrant, unique beauty boasts dark, coppery purple foliage and long, stout-flowering spikes with white blossoms. It thrives in partial shade and is a great addition to your woodland garden. (Actaea simplex) More Details
Bring cheer to your summer garden with the Calendine Poppy. Blooms are sunny-yellow flowers with frilly centers, offset by beautiful blue-green foliage. Will thrive in full sun to partial shade. (Stylophorum diphyllum) More Details
Foam Flower’s white, feathery plumes create a mystical look in the spring garden. This interesting plant is deer resistant and will thrive in full sun to partial shade. (Tiarella cordifolia) More Details
This spectacular groundcover is tough, drought-tolerant and will thrive in shady areas. Silver Gem’s elegant, light purple blooms are long-lasting and make a sweet statement in the late spring to fall. (Viola walteri) More Details
This Wild Larkspur’s gorgeous, deep purple blooms are uniquely-shaped and will make a stunning statement in the garden. It is a shorter variety, making it perfect for a border or small-space garden. (Delphinium tricorne) More Details
Bloodroot’s unique, cigar-shaped rolled up leaves eventually open up into large, water lily-like foliage that bear pristinely-white flowers, illuminating the garden floor. A true evolving beauty and a must-have for any shade garden. (Sanguinaria canadensis) More Details
One of springs earliest woodland wildflowers, and always considered one of the most beautiful, Hepatica is quite common in eastern woodlands. The blooms vary dramatically in color, and range from lavender to white to (rarely) pink. (Hepatica acutiloba) More Details
This shade-loving beauty creates a bright statement both in the garden and cut for long-lasting bouquets. Deep red stems and foliage, turning to green by the end of the season, offset light pink plumes. Deer resistant and extremely easy to grow, Astilbe is the perfect choice for any shady garden, big or small. We recommend planting several different varieties with different heights for a multi-color display all summer long. Tuck your favorite Astilbe underneath trees, in the shade of a larger shrub, or in any moist, shady spot. You won’t be disappointed! More Details
Looking to add bold, bright color to a shady spot in your garden? Our Astilbe Mix is an amazing choice, providing a variety of color to the mid-summer garden with unique, spiky flower plumes that don’t require staking. Also known as False Spirea, our Astilbe Mixture is deer resistant and amazingly easy to grow. Make sure to plant extra, as these blooms make for gorgeous summer bouquets and last all year long if dried. Astilbe make a bold statement on their own or paired with other shade-loving perennials, such as Hostas and Columbines. More Details
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