Large green leaves with chartreuse margins adorn the Abiqua Moonbeam Hosta, which is a sport of August Moon Hosta. Great for shady borders as well as container plants. Hosta are easy to grow and add a burst of color to shady spots! Thsi variety is more sun tolerant than a lot of other Hosta varieties.
Beach Boy Hosta is a new variety available to gardeners, developed in Holland from Darwin Plants. Be certain to add this shade loving perennial to your hosta garden if you are a collector or if you want to add color and texture to your shade garden. Beach Boy Hosta has thick leaves with golden yellow centers that stand out against the blue-green border. This hosta is a sport of Dream Weaver Hosta and very similar to
Looking to make a BIG, and BOLD statement in your shade or hosta garden. Don't miss out on the classic award winning Big Daddy Hosta, with large blue-green leaves. It will make a sure impression in your garden. It forms a large, upright, clump of thick, rounded chalky blue leaves and the foliage becomes puckered and cupped as it matures and deepens to blue-green over time with near-white bell-shaped flowers. This plant will grow a large ...
It has always amazed us how certain plants can form the most detailed blooms all on their own, just as a part of their nature. This popular perennial, The Blue Wonder Toad Lily (also called Hardy Japenese Lily)is one that definitely focuses on the details. Delicate star shaped blooms form in August-September and are white with bluish/purple spots. Plant in a part shade to shade location with moist well drained soil. One of the best late blooming
Bring some color and light to your shaded path! The white on the Cherry Berry Hosta and Bleeding Hearts will be a provide a slight 'glow' in evening as well. The hostas, astilbe and bleeding hearts will get bushier each year- leaving less room for weeds to creep into your flower bed. Only maintenance is cutting back foliage in fall! If begonias aren't hardy in your zone, make sure to remove the tubers to save for next year, or try
Bridal Veil Astilbe will work well in borders, as a mass planting or even as a cut flower. These white flowers are very easy to grow and will grow and bloom even during the hot summers! Just give them a drink every once in a while and they will grow healthy and strong. Astilbe will grow from 20-30" tall and loves the shade and partial shade.
The Cherry Berry Hosta has a lot to offer in the shade! This is a mound forming, slightly smaller in habit hosta that has more than great foliage going for it! Green edges surround the yellow centers of these leaves which brightens shady areas. The most attractive feature other than the leaves on this hosta are the Red flower stems that arise from the foliage in summer, they do a great job of contrasting the green and yellow leaves.
Hellebores are also known as Lenten Rose or Christmas Rose. Colors range from white, yellow to burgundy. It has evergreen foliage with profuse blooms. BLOOMS IN WINTER! Does well in part to full shade.
The Fanal Red Astilbe will work well in borders, as a mass planting or even as a cut flower. This astilbe is very easy to grow and will grow and bloom even during the hot summers! Just give them a drink every once in a while and they will grow healthy and strong. Good for hummingbirds. The Fanal Astilbe will grow from 20-30" tall and it loves the shade and partial shade.
Create some excitement in your shade garden with the Fire and Ice Hosta! The leaves are slightly curled on this mostly white hosta that has green edges. This hosta is a small to medium size that only grows 8-10" and like other hostas prefers a shaded planting location.
Planting tip: Hostas are great for covering withering spring bulb foliage of tulips, daffodils etc!
First Frost is a a highly revered hosta and won the Hosta of the Year Award from the American Hosta Growers Association. First Frost Hosta grows to a medium size with bluish green leaves surrounded by creamy gold margins that fade to white as the leaves mature. If you are a hosta enthusiast this is a must have addition to your shade and or hosta garden.
Elegant and exquisite, this old time favorite has a amazing smell and beautiful white tiny bell-shaped flowers that will spread quickly. Great for shaded areas, this plant makes a beautiful and unique groundcover when grown as such. Growing only 4-8" tall, the delicate blooms of these plants are almost hidden among its lustrous foliage. A true gem in the early summer garden!
Pretty and delicate describes the Maidenhair Fern perfectly. The wiry, purple brown leaf stalks add extra interest to the already beautiful plant. Slower spreading then most ferns, this one will not take over your garden as it is non-invasive. The foliage of this fern remains attractive from spring to fall and does best in full to partial shade.
Soft white leaves and striking green borders are the hallmark of the Hosta Mediovariegata. This low maintenance perennial grows well in moist, shady areas. The Hosta Mediovariegata grows to about 18 inches and can spread between 32 to 36 inches. This Hosta is really made for the shade!
Resembling the feathery appearance of an ostrich's plumes, the foliage of this fern are bound to make a spectacular show in your shade garden. Growing 2-3' in height in cultivation, this fern has been known to reach almost 6' tall in moist and shaded natural areas. The inner, spike-like fronds are dark brown and are much shorter, only reaching 18-24" in height. Adds wonderful texture!
Perennial Pink Bleeding Hearts also called Dicentra Spectabilis, these little hearts will brighten up any garden. Green foliage with pink flowers these plants are winter hardy and will grow about 20-30" tall, and about 15-24" wide.
Raspberry Mousse Toad lily is a new variety with deep purple blooms, and speckles on the inner petals! Perfect addition to your shade garden, and like other toad lilies it will bloom late in the season.
Fill in those shady hard to grow grass areas of your yard with some blooming perennials and hosta! This collection of shade tolerant perennials is great for a border, or to fill in the empty spaces of your shade garden.
Sprite Pink Astilbe will work well in borders, as a mass planting or even as a cut flower. They are very easy to grow and will grow and bloom even during the hot summers! Just give them a drink every once in a while and they will grow healthy and strong. Astilbe will grow from 20-30" tall and loves the shade and partial shade.
This is the giant dinosaur of Hostas! This jumbo cultivar has slightly wavy, medium green, rounded heart shape leaves that can grow 16-18" wide! The entire mound forming plant can grow 70-80" wide. It does well in part shade to full shade and gets white flowers that appear early summer. Be patient with this slow grower, as it make take several seasons to reach it's full growth potential.
(Sometimes referred to as the leopard plant): Flower spikes of little golden daises will appear on black stems 4 feet up from the thick 1 foot wide coursely-toothed heart shaped leaves below! It prefers consistenetly moist soil. It can tolerate full shade and it is deer resistant!
Who says the only color for Bleedings Hearts has to be pink? These lovely White Bleeding Hearts will be a unique addition to your garden. Blooming in the late spring, the White Bleeding Hearts come two eyes per bag and they love partial and full shade. What makes this plant a great addition to your garden is that it is deer proof!
All white leaves on a hosta, a rarity in the plant world! This White Feather Hosta is a necessity for the hosta collector! Great for a moonlight garden filled with white flowers! Performs best when grown in shade to part shade, grows well in moist well draining soil. Be the envy of your gardening friends and neighbors with this new and unique White Feather Hosta.