Part Shade

These plants can tolerate morning sun, but not late day hot sun.

Ajuga Black Scallop

Ajuga, Black Scallop

Height - 3-6"
Width - 12"
Bloom Time - Spring
Bloom Color - Violet blue

Small scale groundcover with near black leaves. Flowers spike above mat of foliage.

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Astilbe 'Pumila' flower

Astilbe, Pumila

Height - 10"
Width - 12-16"
Bloom Time - Late summer
Bloom Color - Lilac pink

Groundcover habit with flat foliage. Stiff fuzzy blooms appear in August and spent blooms add winter interest. More drought tolerant than other Astilbes, but still prefer a moist soil.

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OF bleeding heart

Bleeding Heart, Gold Heart OF

Height - 18-24"
Width - 24-36"
Bloom Time - Spring
Bloom Color - Pink and white

Classic bleeding heart with yellow foliage. Pair this with a Blue-Green Hosta and Misty Lace Goatsbeard for a shade garden combination sure to wow your visitors. May go summer dormant. Deer Resistant.

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Old Fashioned Bleeding Heart Pink

Bleeding Heart, Old Fashioned

Height - 30-36"
Width - 30-36"
Bloom Time - Spring
Bloom Color - Pink and white

Goes dormant in the summer heat. Heart shaped flowers are pink and white. Deer Resistant.

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Old Fashioned Bleeding Heart White

Bleeding Heart, Old Fashioned Alba

Height - 30"
Width - 18-36"
Bloom Time - Spring
Bloom Color - White

Goes dormant in the summer heat. Heart shaped flowers are white. Deer Resistant.

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OF Bleeding Heart Valentine

Bleeding Heart, Valentine OF

Height - 30"
Width - 30"
Bloom Time - Late summer
Bloom Color - Red w/white

Less vigorous than the pink and white varieties. Goes dormant in the summer heat. Heart shaped flowers are red and white. Deer Resistant.

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Virginia Bluebells

Bluebells, Virginia

Height - 12"
Width - 18-24"
Bloom Time - Early spring
Bloom Color - Blue

Native woodland, dormant in summer. Will reseed and spread about.

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Coral Bell Autumn Bride

Coral Bell, Autumn Bride

Height - 18-24"
Width - 18-24"
Bloom Time - Summer-fall
Bloom Color - White

Velvety lime green foliage, tolerates dry. Foliage is a 12-15" mound. Bloooms in August, much later than most Coral Bells.

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Coral Bell Caramel

Coral Bell, Caramel

Height - 12"
Width - 12-15"
Bloom Time - Rare
Bloom Color - Cream

Flowers are rarely borne. Nice round mound of foliage takes on colors of Amber, Caramel and Apricot.

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Coral Bell Fire Alarm

Coral Bell, Fire Alarm

Height - 9-12"
Width - 12-14"
Bloom Time - Mid summer
Bloom Color - White

Bright red foliage turns brick red in summer. Compact habit that holds vigor from year to year due to its Villos parentage.

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Coral Bell Northern Exposure Amber

Coral Bell, Northern Exposure™ Amber

Height - 12-14"
Width - 18-20"
Bloom Time - Spring
Bloom Color - Yellow

Bred for cold hardiness, Amber leaves.

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Coral Bell Northern Exposure Silver

Coral Bell, Northern Exposure™ Silver

Height - 13"
Width - 18-20"
Bloom Time - Spring
Bloom Color - Pink

Bred for cold hardiness, Silver leaves.

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Coral Bell Obsidian

Coral Bell, Obsidian

Height - 10"
Width - 12-16"
Bloom Time - Late spring-summer
Bloom Color - Cream

Deep purple leaves have glossy luster. Flowers stand above foliage.

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Goatsbeard Misy Lace

Goatsbeard, Misty Lace

Height - 24"
Width - 18-24"
Bloom Time - Early summer-summer
Bloom Color - White

Has good heat/humidity tolerance. Has a similar texture to Astilbe, but doesn't require as much water. Plant forms a nice rounded habit and foliage stays clean all summer. Spent flowers dry on the plant and add ornamental value. White flowers brighten up dark shade.

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Tiarella Sugar and Spice

Tiarella, Sugar and Spice

Height - 8-10"
Width - 12-14"
Bloom Time - Spring
Bloom Color - Pink buds open white

Dissected green leaves with dark red centers. Flowers held strictly above foliage.

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Lady's Mantle

Lady's Mantle

Height - 12-15"
Width - 18"
Bloom Time - Spring
Bloom Color - Chartreuse

Unique leaves that hold water droplets. Moundy perennial that can be divided easily. Clean up mid summer by removing dead flower heads and crunchy leaves.

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Meadow Rue flower

Meadow Rue

Height - 2-3'
Width - 2'
Bloom Time - Spring
Bloom Color - White and pink

Columbine-like foliage, fluffy flowers. Reseeds about the garden, but easy to pull because foliage is distinctive.

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Meadow Rue black_stockings flower

Meadow Rue, Black Stockings

Height - 3-4'
Width - 2'
Bloom Time - Spring
Bloom Color - Lavender

Dark stems are attractive on this upright plant. Flowers are large and fluffy.

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flower

Mukdenia

Height - 12"
Width - 15-18"
Bloom Time - Early Spring
Bloom Color - White

Flowers emerge first, then foliage unfurls. This plant stays in a nice clump and the foliage stays nice with adequate moisture. Red tips on the leaves in the fall if the plant gets some sun. Nice compliment to the part shade garden.

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Spiderwart Concoarde Grape

Spiderwort, Concorde Grape

Height - 15-18"
Width - 15"
Bloom Time - Spring
Bloom Color - Concorde grape

Frosted blue-green foliage looks like grass. May die back in the heat of summer.

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Tiarella Sugar and Spice

Tiarella, Sugar and Spice

Height - 8-10"
Width - 12-14"
Bloom Time - Spring
Bloom Color - Pink buds open white

Dissected green leaves with dark red centers. Flowers held strictly above foliage.

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Trollius Golden Queen

Trollius, Golden Queen

Height - 18"
Width - 12-18"
Bloom Time - Spring/summer
Bloom Color - Golden orange

Prefers moist soils. Plants don't bulk up much, so may need to plant multiples for a grand effect.

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Trollius Lemon Quenn

Trollius superbus

Height - 18-24"
Width - 18-20"
Bloom Time - Spring/summer
Bloom Color - Lemon yellow

More tolerant of drier soils, still prefers moist over dry.

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Turtlehead Tiny Torguga

Turtlehead, Tiny Tortuga

Height - 12-16"
Width - 12"
Bloom Time - Late summer
Bloom Color - Pink

Flowers shaped like a turtles head. Plant has a compact habit. Foliage is dark green. Pollinators like this plant.

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