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$19.95, 3 for $56.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Striking deep purple, ferny foliage. Tall, graceful light pink flowers that turn creamy white add architectural interest and fragrance to the late summer border. The deep toned foliage of Actaea 'Brunette' is especially effective when placed near yellow and chartreuse. Appreciates moist soil in partial to full shade. 3-year-old plants sold in 2.59qt/2.45L.

$17.95, 3 for $50.00
PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN
Deep pink blooms held on dark, wiry stems in late summer to early fall. Bright yellow anthers highlight the center of the flower. Anemone 'Lucky Charm' offers an extra season of interest from the attractive foliage that starts out burgundy-violet and matures to green on top with a burgundy-violet underside. Use in borders, cottage gardens, and woodland gardens. Part shade is ideal, in sunnier sites mulch to maintain an even soil moisture. Deer resistant.
Rose pink to lavender semi-double flowers from late summer into fall. Anemone 'Pocahontas' is very compact, upright, and vigorous. Freely flowering with good garden performance.

Anemone hybrids grow best when given consistent moisture in organically rich, well drained soils. Sun to part shade, with part shade preferred in southern zones. Makes a good cut flower. Grow Anemone 'Pocahontas' at the edge of woodland settings, in cottage gardens, and mixed borders.

 
 

 
 

 
 

$18.95, 3 for $53.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Beautiful sprays of lacy, cream-colored flowers in late spring to early summer. Very floriferous, the abundant blooms will cover the deep green foliage. A North American native, Goatsbeard is similar in appearance to Astilbe, but it is more drought tolerant. Prefers organic soils. Deer resistant. Grow Aruncus 'Chantilly Lace' in a shade garden or woodland edge. A Proven Winners® selection.

$18.95, 3 for $53.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Double to semi-double shell pink flowers with a bright pink inner ring of petals. Blooms in early spring. Striking dark plum purple winter leaves. Flowers rise above compact foliage mounds just 10" tall. Bergenia have semi-evergreen, leathery, glossy foliage that is the perfect backdrop for the abundance of flowers. Plant Bergenia 'Sakura' in mass, in containers, or along the front of a border.

$18.95, 3 for $53.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Cute as a button with deep pink flowers on short stems above shiny green leaves. Large blooms on petite plants provide a very showy display in early spring. Very floriferous, a one year old clump of Bergenia 'Flirt' had over thirty flower spikes. Winter foliage is clean, shiny, and almost black. Deer resistant. Grow Bergenia 'Flirt' in containers, front of border, or in mixed beds.

 
 

 
 

 
 

$18.95, 3 for $53.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Pink, satiny blossoms open in early spring. Shiny, narrow leaves look much like the wings of a dragonfly. Foliage turns to a rich plum-red in winter. Bergenia 'Pink Dragonfly' is a lovely garden specimen with a long season of interest.

$18.95, 3 for $53.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Bright pink blooms on upright stems that are nicely branched to hold extra flowers! Forms a large, tight and upright plant that blooms so heavily, it could be mistaken for an Azalea from a distance. The 10-12" tall clump of foliage turns satiny purple-black in the fall and winter, making a gorgeous foil for the early to mid spring blooms. Foliage greens up as the season progresses.
Impressive size! Large, heavily silvered, green veined leaves grow up to 6-1/2" long by 5-1/2" wide. Vigorous grower. Makes a dramatic statement in the landscape, or use as a bold specimen in a container. Sky blue, Forget-Me-Not-type blooms in spring. Deer resistant. Prefers average to slightly moist, well-drained soil. Use Brunnera 'Alexander's Great' for a bold accent in a shady bed or large container.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Frosty silver, heart shaped leaves traced with dramatic green veining highlight this distinctive American introduction. In early spring, vivid blue, forget-me-not-like flowers bloom with Magnolia and daffodil. Excellent heat tolerance. Thrives in evenly moist, rich soil. Use Brunnera 'Jack Frost' in the shady border or add to a container.
This silvery mound of heart-shaped leaves will be the highlight of a shady setting. Leaves emerge lightly silvered with some green veining then mature to a striking solid silver. Tiny blue flowers on slender 18-22" stems hover above the foliage in early to mid spring. Brunnera 'Looking Glass' is a selection from the outstanding B.'Jack Frost'. Grow in a shady border or container; use as a specimen or in groups as a ground cover.

$18.95, 3 for $53.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Variegated leaves on a nicely compact grass-like plant. Dark green foliage edged with bright white makes this Sedge a striking addition to the shade garden. Small, cream, bottlebrush-like flowers are produced in mid-spring but are insignificant compared to the handsome foliage. Deer resistant. Evergreen in its southern range. Grow in average to moist soil. This is one of those plants we like not only for its looks, but also for its "useability". A compact, but not too small size, lets Carex 'Ice Dance' work wonderfully in containers, rain gardens, woodland areas, and borders. A slow to moderate spreader, it can also be used as a ground cover.

 
 

 
 

 
 

$18.95, 3 for $53.00
PARTIAL SHADE
Narrow, arching creamy-yellow leaves with dark green margins. This Variegated Japanese Sedge prefers rich, moist soils, but will also grow well in average soil. Has a better tolerance for occasional dry spells than most Sedges. Clump forming. Grow Carex 'Evergold' along walkways, in rain gardens, containers, and at the edge of woodland gardens.

$18.95, 3 for $53.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
A European Lily of the Valley noted for its larger fragrant flowers, which are followed by orange berries. Prolific bloomer when compared to species. Taller flower stems rise well above the foliage in early spring making it an ideal selection for cutting and using in arrangements. Excellent shade groundcover. Deer resistant.
Bright gold spring color changes to chartreuse later in the season. This vigorous tetraploid is a sport of C. 'Cream da Mint', featuring larger flowers in May and berries in late summer. Deer resistant. Discovered by Rick Sawyer and named for the nursery where it was selected, and with memories of his friend Mildred Seaver's choice of footwear.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Exceptionally fragrant spring flowers that are twice the size of a typical Lily of the Valley. Foliage is broader, larger, and dark green. An excellent groundcover. The photo shows 'Fortin's Giant' on the right and 'Rosea' on the left. Deer resistant.

$18.95, 3 for $53.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
This rarely encountered selection of the beloved Lily of the Valley has been grown for generations in the noted English garden at Hardwick Hall. An outstanding selection distinguished both by extra broad leathery leaves each very narrowly margined with pale green and extra large, sweetly fragrant pendulous flowers. Deer resistant.
Yellow edged foliage accents this Lily of the Valley. Fragrant, white, bell-shaped blooms in early spring. Grow Convallaria 'Touch of Lemon' for its long season of interest. Great choice for a shade loving groundcover. Spreads by rhizomes. Deer resistant.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Lavender clusters of large-spurred flowers float above mahogany-red foliage in spring which in time turns reddish-bronze-green. Deciduous. Epimedium 'Bronze Maiden' is another fine choice from the Epimedium master, Darrell Probst.
Charming, dainty deciduous leaflets emerge a dark purple in early spring forming a stunning backdrop for the airy, large rosy-pink flowers with prominent pure white spurs. Epimedium 'Dark Beauty' originated in the famed New York garden of the late Harold Epstein.

$22.95, 3 for $63.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Large, rich purple-red blooms in late spring are displayed just above the foliage, as it expands some flowers will mingle with the foliage. A stand-out in the garden. Forms a prominent clump. Deciduous. Very appealing, refined foliage. A long-lived perennial for the front of a shady bed, as a groundcover, or in woodland gardens. Deer resistant. Epimedium is also known as Barrenwort, Bishop's Hat, or Fairy Wings.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Abundant, soft pink blooms on wiry stems in early spring rise above a vigorous, spreading clump of dark green foliage. Epimedium 'Pink Elf' is a hybrid from Epimedium expert Robin White; an E. leptorrhizum and E. pubescens cross with evergreen leaves.
In spring, sprays of large cherry-rose flowers with prominent white spurs rise above the clumps of small deciduous leaves. Epimedium 'Princess Susan' originated in the New York garden of the late Harold Epstein, one of North America's most revered plantsman and named in honor of his daughter.
A very exceptional deep purple form. With its rich plum purple buds, it is lovely even before it blooms. Small leaves emerge a muted rose then turn green as the season progresses. Epimedium 'Purple Prince' is just 8" tall as it begins to bloom, after flowering a second flush of leaves it grows to 18". Deciduous.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Lavender flowers with white spurs above green leaves lightly edged in purple. The second flush of growth brings a wider and more defined reddish purple edging along the foliage. Epimedium 'Swallowtail' is a compact grower, just 7" tall in bloom, and 12" tall after second flush of growth emerges.

$22.95, 3 for $63.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Large, brightly colored flowers are rose-purple with white spurs. Spring foliage has attractive purple-red shading. The leaves of Epimedium 'Waterfall' stack and overlap to form a cascade of foliage.
Larger flowers have near white spurs backed by rich, deep lavender pink inner sepals, a striking deviation from the typical paler blooms of the species. Although its evergreen leaves of dark green are larger than the species, It is one of the lowest growing of groundcover epimedium. Collected by Darrell Probst in 2000 in the Sichuan/Hubei Province border.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Fabulous lavender pink flower spikes. Spring foliage is red tinged, turning green; then comes long lasting fall color ranging from yellow, orange, to red. Clumping habit. Evergreen in zones 7 and 8, deciduous in zones 5 and 6.

$22.95, 3 for $63.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Amazingly unique selection has compact mounds of glossy, elongated, spiny-edged leaves that are burnished and shaded with copper and red tones. As a dainty counterpoint, lemon yellow flowers create spidery candelabras above the foliage in spring. Deer resistant.

$22.95, 3 for $63.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Abundant pink and raspberry flowers on upright panicles float well above the handsome foliage. Long spurs and bright yellow anthers add to the appeal. Elongated, medium-sized arrow-shaped leaflets have a purple mottling against a green background. Evergreen. Epimedium 'Pink Champagne' is a vigorous grower; it is even known to rebloom when conditions are to its liking.

 
 

 
 

 
 

$18.95, 3 for $53.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Explodes with sprays of small, silvery pink flowers held well above the foliage. The leaves fan outward only 3" tall in bloom, with flower stems to 7". A second flush of leaves reaches 10". A little direct sun encourages blooms. Epimedium 'Pink Star' is fast growing with an evergreen nature.
New leaflets emerge a rich chestnut, changing to green flushed with burgundy, with the deepest burgundy at the leaf edges. First flush of beautiful, thick foliage rises to 9” and holds its brilliant spring colors longer than most. Light lavender flowers with white spur tips. Second flush of colorful foliage to 14”. Dense, semi-evergreen foliage.
Meaning 'Snowstorm' in Japanese, this white and green striped grass is a unique and elegant choice for shade. When autumn arrives the leaves are striped pink. More compact than most Hakonechloa.

Grow Hakonechloa FubukiTM at the front of the garden or in containers. Hakonechloa are deer resistant.

 
 

 
 

 
 

$18.95, 3 for $53.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Outstanding fall color distinguishes this selection of the Japanese Hakone Grass. Creamy-yellow and green variegated leaves turn red-purple tones in fall. Tiny reddish-brown flower spikes in airy clusters add beauty during late summer and fall. Hakonechloa 'Naomi' is superb for cascading over rocks, in borders or containers. Hakonechloa are deer resistant.
Amazing color throughout the season! Vibrant chartreuse to golden-yellow foliage with deep crimson tips. In fall, the colors turn to chartreuse and gold with tones of burnt orange and burgundy-red. Hakonechloa SunFlareTM has a bushy, compact habit.

Hakonechloa, also known as Japanese Forest Grass, is a grass that prefers a shady site. Wonderful to contrast with the wide leaves of Hosta. Superb for cascading over rocks, at the front edge of a border, or spilling out from containers. Hakonechloa are deer resistant.

$20.95, 3 for $58.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Green blades with yellow streaks. This wonderful Japanese Forest Grass has the reverse variegation of 'Aureola'. Grows a little taller than other Hakonechloa with a slightly more upright bearing; the foliage fans out from the center then gracefully cascades. Use Hakonechloa 'Sunny Delight' in the shady border or container garden.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Double blooms in scrumptious berry shades! Helleborus 'Berry Swirl' has some flowers in a deep rose-red, others are blended with cream for shades of deep to light orchid pink to create a pleasing mix for the spring garden.
Double white flowers with deep raspberry pink veining and picotee edges in early spring. Helleborus 'Blushing Bridesmaid' is a vigorous grower with abundant blooms. From Hans Hanson, selected for double flowers on plants with notable vigor and showy floral displays with large numbers of blossoms per plant, and rich flower colors. Hardy to the warmer half of zone 4 (Zone 4b).
Helleborus 'Confetti Cake' has 2-1/2 to 3" double white flowers with burgundy speckling concentrated toward the center of the petals. A vigorous grower with abundant, early spring blooms. From Hans Hanson, selected for double flowers on plants with notable vigor, showy floral displays with large numbers of blossoms per plant, and rich flower colors. Hardy to the warmer half of zone 4 (Zone 4b).

 
 

 
 

 
 
Double, fluffy, light pink flowers are the perfect addition to the early spring garden. After the subdued hues of winter, the clear pink blooms of Helleborus 'Cotton Candy' will bring a bright, fresh touch to the garden. A sweet Hellebore!
Helleborus 'Dark and Handsome' bears double, 2-1/2 to 3", near black to black-purple flowers. From Hans Hanson, selected for notable vigor, showy floral displays with large numbers of blossoms per plant, and rich flower colors. Hardy to the warmer half of zone 4 (Zone 4b).
Helleborus 'French Kiss' has large, 3 to 3-1/2", single blooms of white with raspberry pink striations. Raspberry flares and ivory anthers accent the center. From Hans Hanson; these plants have notable vigor and showy floral displays with large numbers of blossoms per plant. Hardy to the warmer half of zone 4 (Zone 4b).

 
 

 
 

 
 

$28.95, 3 for $80.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Brilliant golden yellow blooms with contrasting orange centers. Helleborus 'Gold Fever' adds warm, bright color to the early spring garden. Glossy, deep green foliage is attractive year-round. Hardy to zone 4b (the southern half of zone 4).
Green is an intriguing garden color when used for the unexpected, such as it is here, for blooms instead of foliage. This green Hellebore will let you create fabulous arrangements for indoors and serene garden settings outdoors. It is a superb partner for brighter colors, or mix with white or ivory for for a crisp, fresh look. Large, 3", early spring flowers in shades of apple green on floriferous plants will vary in their burgundy spotting, picotee, and veining. And even though green-flowered Hellebores have typically been known as slower growers in the past, 'Green Gambler' is just as vigorous and floriferous as the others in this series. Leathery green foliage. Hardy to the warmer half of zone 4 (Zone 4b).
A color medley for the garden! Lovely single-flowered selections of the HoneymoonTM Series from hybridizer Hans Hansen. In his breeding work, he selects for plants with notable vigor, showy floral displays with large numbers of blossoms per plant, and rich flower colors. Colors in the mix include apricot, black, mauve purple, white, yellow, wine red, and pink. Hardy to zone 4b (the southern half of zone 4).

 
 

 
 

 
 
Large, 3", cream to light yellow flowers heavily splashed with strawberry to burgundy red flecks on each petal. Extraordinarily heavy flowering, Helleborus 'Ice Follies' is the most floriferous and robust member of the great Winter ThrillersTM series! Hardy to Zone 4b (the warmer half of zone 4).
Double, 2-3", flowers in shades of light to dark pink accented with ivory anthers. Helleborus 'Maid of Honor' is from the work of Hans Hanson; these plants have notable vigor and showy floral displays with large numbers of blossoms per plant. Hardy to the warmer half of zone 4 (Zone 4b).
Dark, dramatic color that includes deep grey-purple, jet black, and black-purple. Abundant 2-1/2" to 3” single flowers. Helleborus 'New York Night' is a lovely selection chosen for vigor, large numbers of blossoms per plant, and rich flower colors.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Helleborus 'Paris in Pink' has extra large, 3-1/2 to 4", single blooms flushed with rosy plum; a hint of lime green acccents the centers. From Hans Hanson; these plants have notable vigor and showy floral displays with large numbers of blossoms per plant. Hardy to zone 4b (the southern half of zone 4).
Glowing, rich rose red blooms on this excellent large flowered double strain of Hellebore. Very well branched and free blooming. Flowers in early spring. Helleborus 'Red Sapphire' is perfect in mixed beds, cottage gardens, or as an understory planting at the sunny edge of a woodsy area.
Helleborus 'Rio Carnival' bears dramatic light yellow flowers with heavy burgundy red speckling. Single blooms are 2-1/2" to 3” in diameter. From Hans Hanson; these plants have notable vigor and showy floral displays with large numbers of blossoms per plant. Hardy to zone 4b (the southern half of zone 4).

 
 

 
 

 
 

$26.95, 3 for $75.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Helleborus 'Rome in Red' has 3-4", single, rich maroon to wine red flowers. Ivory anthers highlight the center of the blooms. From Hans Hanson's HoneymoonTM series. He selects for plants with notable vigor, showy floral displays with large numbers of blossoms per plant. Hardy to zone 4b (the southern half of zone 4).
Clear white, 2" to 2-1/2", double flowers with a touch of fresh green at the center, blooms in early spring. Helleborus 'Wedding Bells' is a vigorous grower with abundant blooms from Hans Hanson. Hardy to zone 4b (the southern half of zone 4).
Ivory flowers flushed rosy-pink and streaked with green and rose provide superb, subtle color. Outward facing clusters of numerous long-lasting blooms in early spring. The flower color intensifies with time. Bold, leathery, blue-green divided evergreen leaves with year round appeal. English Hellebore introduction of outstanding merit. Use Helleborus 'Ivory Prince' at the woodland edge, along a path, or in a cottage garden.

 
 

 
 

 
 

$28.95, 3 for $80.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Large 3" cup-shaped outward facing late winter to early spring flowers open in shades of pink and rose. Leathery, dark green foliage. No two plants are identical in color. A German seed strain whose parentage includes the finest Hellebore varieties.
Bold, outward facing, large, 3" rounded flowers in shades of burgundy-red from late winter into spring. Handsome dark green foliage. Helleborus Red Lady Strain is a seed raised German strain with cup-shaped single blooms and a bushy, clump-forming habit.

$28.95, 3 for $80.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Soft yellow blossoms in early spring. Some flowers in this strain will be accented with maroon spotting. Cup-shaped flowers are to 2-3" diameter. One of the Lady Series of Hellebore developed by Gisela Schmiemann of Germany. Leathery green foliage. Beautiful with green and ivory variegated Hosta and the dark tones of Actaea foliage.

 
 

 
 

 
 

$16.95, 3 for $48.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Clumps of silvery foliage are veined in deep burgundy and edged in dark green. White to pink flowers bloom on slender, 24" stems in early summer. Vigorous grower. The foliage of this Heuchera has a warm orange hue in autumn that can persist into spring. A staff favorite; we like to tuck the foliage into small bouquets during summer. Plant Heuchera 'Green Spice' in beds, borders, and containers. A Proven Winners® selection.

$18.95, 3 for $53.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN
Shiny, jet black leaves with scalloped, ruffled edges. Each large, 4 to 4-1/2" leaf has rosy purple undersides, revealed along the intensely ruffled edges of the leaves. Oldest leaves have a slight silver overlay. In cooler areas it holds its rich color even in full sun, some shade is preferred in warmer zones. The new standard in black Heuchera. Forms an incredibly dense 8-10" tall clump. White flowers with pink calyxes appear on 18-20" scapes in midsummer. In the New PrimoTM Collection of Heuchera of bigger, better landscape plants. A Heuchera villosa hybrid with increased tolerance of high heat and humidity. A Proven Winners® selection.

$18.95, 3 for $53.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Silky, near black foliage is sylishly ruffled and accented by purple undersides. Heuchera 'Black Taffeta' has large, glossy leaves in perfect proportion to the plant. Vigorous and reliable. Fast growth rate, forms a 12" tall mound. Light pink flowers in spring on nicely proportioned, 21" flower stalks. A Heuchera villosa hybrid with increased tolerance of high heat and humidity.

 
 

 
 

 
 

$18.95, 3 for $53.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN
A dark jewel for the garden. Deep mahogany brown leaves look near-black from afar. Large 4" leaves have rich raspberry undersides. New leaves are extremely curly and ruffled, they smooth out a bit as the leaves expand. Heuchera 'Ruffles 'n Truffles' is a robust grower that has thickly packed leaves to create a dense, compact mound 10-12" tall. Medium pink flowers on 18-20" stems complement the foliage.
Beautiful foliage and flowers, too! In spring, large, dissected leaves emerge amber yellow with deep rose centers; as temperatures increase, the leaves mellow to bright chartreuse green with a silver overlay; forms a low mound of foliage. Although Heucherella are generally grown for their lovely foliage, Heucherella 'Eye Spy' also has a colorful display of rosy pink flowers on 16" tall scapes in late spring to early summer. The Heuchera villosa in its parentage gives it tolerance to heat and humidity. Evergreen in areas with mild winters. A Proven Winners® selection.

Also known as Foamy Bells, Heucherella is a hybrid genus produced from a cross between Heuchera and Tiarella. Prefers moisture retentive, well-drained soil. Grow at the front of borders, in containers, and in wooded areas.

$16.95, 3 for $48.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Striking bright yellow leaves are boldly marked with dark red and are deeply incised. Slender 10" wands of white flowers in late spring to early summer. Lush foliage and a small, dense mounding habit make Heucherella 'Golden Zebra' a standout in containers or front of the border. x Heucherella, also known as Foamy Bells, is a hybrid from a cross between Heuchera and Tiarella.

 
 

 
 

 
 
This Japanese version of Solomon's Seal is much desired with its variegated streak, silvery leaves that reflect the white flowers. Not widely available.

$26.95, 3 for $75.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Cream-yellow to white flecks and striations over a green leaf merge into solid cream borders as the plant matures. This vigorous Japanese selection of Solomon's Seal has reddish stems and small white bells in late spring. Polygonatum 'Fireworks' grows well in the shade, but some sun will bring stronger growth.

$16.95, 3 for $48.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Petite and charming, this dwarf Solomon Seal is just 6" tall. Creamy white bell-shaped flowers have lower tips of green.

 
 

 
 

 
 

$22.95, 3 for $63.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Exceptionally attractive with leaves that unfurl green, then develop striking white markings as they mature. Red stems add more interest. Late spring flowers are sweetly fragrant. Polygonatum 'Byakko' is a Japanese clone, its name translates as "White Tiger". It was once widely grown in Japan for the cut flower trade, but dwindled almost to extinction before being rescued.

Prefers dappled rather than full shade for best color. Fairly vigorous, considering the area of white on each leaf. Grow in a lightly shaded border or along a patio edge where its unique foliage can be appreciated at close range. Shipped in a 1.68pt/798mL container.


$22.95, 3 for $63.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Raised center ribs of a light gray-green on bright green leaves set this Solomon's Seal into the realm of rarity. Low growing arching sprays have the typical creamy white dangling blooms, but grow Polygonatum 'Koryu' for the foliage interest.

$18.95, 3 for $53.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Profuse creamy-white flowers dangle from short arching stems in spring; they are followed by green berries that turn purple in autumn. The season ends with the foliage turning an attractive golden yellow in fall. This vigorous spreader can form a dense colony in a few years. Its leathery foliage allows it to adapt to shade to full sun, and medium moisture to dry soils. Use in the perennial border or woodland garden.

 
 

 
 

 
 

$18.95, 3 for $53.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
A wow plant! An amazing number of large, deep shrimp pink flowers in spring. Foliage is green with prominent white spots. Large, spreading habit; foliage clumps reach 8-10" tall and 24" wide. Deer and mildew resistant. Attracts hummingbirds. Grow Pulmonaria 'Shrimps on the Barbie' along paths, in borders, and in a woodland area.

$19.95, 3 for $56.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
The Japanese counterpart to our native False Solomon's-Seal, with creamy terminal clusters of flowers in spring. The blooms are borne in a short panicles composed of densely packed, tiny white flowers followed by pea-sized berries that ripen to bright red. Best used for naturalizing in a wild flower garden or near the wood's edge. Spring bloomer

$22.95, 3 for $63.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Tall, almost black stems, with green leaves, are topped in spring with large, fluffy, lavender flowers. Very showy for the back of the border. Fast growing with clump habit. Thalictrum 'Black Stockings' will grow in sun with moist soil.

 
 

 
 

 
 

$16.95, 3 for $48.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Lush green leaves sport a dark stippled burgundy stripe down each leaf lobe. Its mounding habit, huge leaf size, pink flower buds, and white, foamy flowers are tantalizing. One of the largest Foamflowers. Light sweet scent. Blooms in mid to late spring on 14" tall stems above the 10" tall mounds of foliage. Grow Tiarella 'Candy Striper' in an organic soil on the shady edge of a perennial border or woodland planting.

$18.95, 3 for $53.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
The perfect plant for spring interest in your shade garden! This woodland perennial has finely dissected green leaves with a dramatic dark burgundy center. Forms a nicely rounded, 8-10" tall mound. In early spring, creamy bottlebrush-like flowers cover the entire plant. It has a well-behaved clumping habit. Tiarellas can be grown in containers and in the landscape anywhere that dappled to full shade can be provided. They pair beautifully with hostas and ferns. A Proven Winners® selection.

$16.95, 3 for $48.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Bright chartreuse spring foliage has prominent, deep red centers, then matures to jade green with a deep purple center. In late spring, spikes of light pink buds appear above the foliage, opening into creamy white, lightly fragrant, star-like blossoms that fill the 12-14" scapes. Tiarella 'Jade Peacock' forms a very densely compact clump that stays put in the garden. Provides wonderful interest to a container.

Tiarellas grow best in organic, moisture retentive soil. Evergreen in milder zones, the foliage turns deep mahogany purple with a black center in winter. Tiarella 'Jade Peacock' is a Proven Winners® selection.


 
 

 
 

 
 

$16.95, 3 for $48.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Lightly fragrant spring flowers are a frosty mix of pink and white on 13" wands. Lacy green leaves are glossy with dark purple markings. Semi-evergreen, more so in warmer areas. Forms a clump, that will slowly trail outward giving it possibilities as a restrained groundcover. Prefers a organic soil. Tiarella 'Sugar and Spice' is a very decorative choice for a shady border or in containers.

$18.95, 3 for $53.00
SHADEPARTIAL SHADE
Dense graceful foliage creates a ferny effect. Pale pink flower spikes bloom above deeply dissected fresh bright green leaves with purple-brown veining. A clumping-style Tiarella. Mounded clumps 10-12" tall. Grow Tiarella 'Timbuktu' along a path, in a woodland garden, or a container. A Proven Winners® selection.

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SHADEPARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN
Large, creamy white blossoms have upper petals which are infused with lavender-purple and deeper purple markings in the center. It blooms the heaviest from late spring to midsummer and often reblooms again in fall.

Violas grow best in cool, moist, shady settings. In the north, plants can tolerate full sun but prefer partial to full shade. Shade from decidous trees is ideal because the plants growing below receive full sun in the spring, followed by protection from the harsh summer sun once the trees get their leaves. In the south, Violas should be grown in partial to full shade and mulched to help the soil stay cool and moist. To stimulate additional flower production, plants should be sheared back periodically when blooming begins to decline. Plants can also be sheared back in early spring to remove any winter-damaged foliage. In the Viola cornuta group, also known as Tufted Violet. Fragrant.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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Shade Perennials

We ship well-grown, established plants. Pot size is 2.06 quart/1.95 liter, unless otherwise noted.

Bergenia (Pig Squeak, Heart Leaf Bergenia)

Bold, semi-evergreen groundcover with thick, leathery, glossy leaves that turn shades of reddish purple in fall. Clustered, bell-shaped flowers bloom in late spring. Prefers part shade to full shade, and organic, moisture retentive soil, but is tolerant of poorer and dry soils. Deer resistant.

>Bergenia Varieties

Brunnera (Siberian Bugloss)

Brunnera is a woodlander of distinction with striking, handsome foliage. Sprays of vivid blue forget-me-not-like flowers bloom above the foliage mound in spring. When planted in mass, these superb plants create a fantastic ground cover. They prefer organic soils with steady moisture in shady areas.

>Brunnera Varieties

Convallaria (Lily of the Valley)

Exquisitely scented flowers have made Lily of the Valley a beloved garden plant for generations. Dainty wands of bell-shaped, sweetly scented flowers from mid to late spring. We offer unique choices of leaf color and pattern. Fertile, organic, moist soil is preferred, but Lily of the Valley also thrives in less than ideal conditions. Spreads by rhizomes, excellent to use as a shade loving groundcover. Enjoy as a petite cut flower in small bouquets.

>Convallaria Varieties

Epimedium (Bishop's Hat, Fairy Wings, Barrenwort)

Graceful spring flowers on slender stems plus elegant foliage. Able to grow in dry shade once established. Slowly spreading clumps make a refined groundcover. Deer resistant. Epimediums are an exceptional choice for the garden.

>Epimedium Varieties

Hakonechloa (Hakone Grass, Japanese Forest Grass)

Hakonechloa has beautiful, flowing foliage and the ability to thrive in shady locations - rare among grasses. This grass is a slow spreading, clump-forming perennial that prefers organic, moisture retentive soil. Effective as a single specimen, planted in groups, or in containers. Stunning when used to line pathways or cascading over a retaining wall or stonework.

>Hakonechloa Varieties

Helleborus (Hellebore, Lenten Rose)

Helleborus are well loved for their long lasting early spring blooms. Their gracefully nodding or outward facing blooms come in an intriguing range of colors, from pristine white through darkest blue-plum; many have shading, picotee edges, or striking markings. They are easy to grow, long-lived, and highly deer resistant. Hellebores have handsome, deep green, leathery foliage. We offer for sale many top choices of new and distinctive Hellebore.

How to Care for Hellebores
Hellebores grow best in a well drained soil with good organic matter, adequate moisture, in part to light shade, but they will also grow and bloom in less than ideal conditions. Hellebores also tolerate heavy shade, but light to moderate shade for best flowering. Tolerant of heat and humidity, and when established, drier conditions. If the foliage becomes tattered, it can be cut back in late winter just before the new flower buds emerge.

Hellebores are wonderful growing in mixed beds and cottage gardens, or along the edge of an understory planting. When planted in groups they make a stunning groundcover. Cut a few Hellebore blooms to float in a shallow bowl to bring a welcome touch of spring indoors.

Get a head-start on Helleborus with our husky plants. We pot up our starter plants then grow them on for 2 years. We give them room for a strong root system in large, 6" wide, 6.25" deep, 2.59 quart pots.

>Helleborus Varieties

Heuchera (Coral Bells)

Heuchera prefer organically rich, medium moisture, well-drained soils. The are almost evergreen, retaining their foliage in the winter and sending out new leaves early in spring. Hummingbirds enjoy their flowers. Dense foliage to suppress weeds. Known for their beautiful foliage and wide range of colors, they have many roles in the garden. Use as an accent, as edging along paths, in borders, or in containers.

>Heuchera Varieties

Deer Resistant

Deer generally avoid scented, fuzzy, and tough to chew plants, but there are also many other plants that they pass by. Although deer can be unpredictable, we have compiled this list of plants that they usually ignore. For a region specific list, check with your local university extension service, they often provide information about deer resistant plants.

>Deer Resistant Varieties

New for 2019

Part of the fun of gardening is trying something new! We choose our new plants for both their beauty and their good growing traits.

>New for 2019 Varieties

Grasses

Grasses are a versatile group with selections for sunny or shady areas.

Grasses for sunny spots add graceful form and texture. They range in height from tall, back of the border plants to smaller varieties for the front edge of a planting. They can add fine linear texture, dramatic height, color that changes with the seasons, or decorative seedheads that sway in the slightest breeze. Many of the varieties we offer are selections of native grasses known for their beauty, toughness, and, when established, their drought tolerance. They complement each other when planted in groups, and also are wonderful with Echinacea, Salvia, and other sun lovers.

Grasses for shady areas add a flowing, graceful touch to borders and containers. We offer choice varieties of the shade grass Hakonechloa, known as Japanese Forest Grass. Their slim, linear foliage looks great with the broad leaves of shade lovers such as Hosta and Heuchera. They add a finishing touch along the shady side of a shrub border, and look especially lovely growing near the base of Japanese Maples and Tree Peonies. They prefer a loamy, compost-enriched soil.

Leave grasses in the garden for fall and winter interest; cut back in early spring to make room for new growth.

>Grasses Varieties

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