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Quick links to the shade-loving plants in our catalog

Do you have a dark spot in your garden which needs brightening up? Here are some plants which love the shade. For gardeners who are fond of common names, we've included the most widely used common names for these plants.

Click on the name of any of the plants to view that plant's page.

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PERENNIALS    GRASSES    SHRUBS    TREES & VINES

Perennials

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Alchemilla ellenbeckii  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms April–mid-August.

6

7.00

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Arisaema candidissimum  photo available  full sun  partial shade  shade lover

Pink flowered white striped Cobra Lily

Blooms June–July.

6

9.50

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Aruncus dioicus ‘Zweiweltenkind’  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms June–July.

5

7.25

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Asarum caudatum  partial shade  shade lover

Western Wild Ginger

Blooms April–June

7

7.75

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Asarum caudatum f. album  drawing available  partial shade  shade lover

Wild Ginger

Blooms April – June.

7

8.00

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Asarum splendens  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Chinese Wild Ginger

Blooms April – May

6

9.50

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Athyrium filix-femina ‘Lady in Red’  partial shade  shade lover

4

8.50

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Athyrium ‘Ghost’  partial shade  shade lover

Ghost Lady Fern

4

8.50

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Athyrium niponicum var. pictum  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Japanese Painted Fern

4

8.50

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Beesia deltophylla  partial shade  shade lover

False Bugbane

Blooms May–June.

6

8.00

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Dicentra ‘Margery Fish’  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms April–May & again in fall.

5

7.50

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Dicentra spectabilis ‘Gold Heart’  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms April – May.

4

9.50

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Disporum cantoniense ‘Night Heron’  photo available  drawing available  partial shade  shade lover

Cantonese Fairy Bells

Blooms April–July.

5

9.75

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Dryopteris erythrosora ‘Brilliance’  partial shade  shade lover

5

8.50

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Eomecon chionantha  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms April.

6

7.50

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Epimedium x ‘Enchantress’  new plant  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms March–April

5

10.00

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Epimedium grandiflorum ‘Koji’  new plant  full sun  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms late March–May

4

10.00

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Epimedium grandiflorum ‘Purple Pixie’  full sun  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms April–May.

5

10.00

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Epimedium pinnatum ssp. colchicum  full sun  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms April-May

4

10.00

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Epimedium stellulatum ‘Wudang Star’  drawing available  full sun  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms March–April.

4

10.00

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Epimedium x versicolor ‘Sulphureum’  new plant  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms March–April

5

9.00

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Epimedium x warleyense ‘Ellen Willmott’  full sun  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms April-May

5

10.00

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Epimedium x warleyense ‘Orange Queen’  full sun  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms March–April.

5

9.50

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Geranium monacense ‘Muldoon’  photo available  drawing available  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms April–August.

4

7.75

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Geranium nodosum  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms May–October.

7

7.50

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Geranium nodosum ‘Clos du Coudray’  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms June-October

6

7.50

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Geranium nodosum ‘Svelte Lilac’  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms May – October.

7

7.50

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Geranium phaeum ‘Album’  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms April–August.

5

7.75

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Geranium phaeum ‘Alec’s Pink’  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms April–August.

4

7.75

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Geranium phaeum ‘Langthorn’s Blue’  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms April–August.

4

7.75

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Geranium phaeum ‘Lily Lovell’  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms April–August.

5

7.75

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Geranium phaeum ‘Raven’  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms April–August

4

7.75

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Geranium phaeum ‘Samobor’  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms May–September.

5

7.75

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Geranium phaeum ‘Walküre’  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms April – August.

5

7.75

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Geranium ‘Sabani Blue’  new plant  full sun  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms May–June

5

7.75

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Helleborus foetidus ‘Wester Flisk’  drawing available  full sun  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms February–April.

5

10.00

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Ligularia dentata ‘Britt-Marie Crawford’  new plant  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms July–August

4

7.75

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Ligularia przewalskii  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms July–August.

5

7.50

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Ligularia stenocephala ‘The Rocket’  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms July–August.

5

7.75

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Lysimachia nummularia ‘Aurea’  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Golden Creeping Jenny

Blooms April–September.

5

7.25

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Matteuccia struthiopteris  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Ostrich Fern

3

8.50

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Phlox divaricata ‘London Grove Blue’  new plant  full sun  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms April–May

4

7.50

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Phlox divaricata ‘May Breeze’  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms April–May.

4

7.50

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Polygonatum odoratum var. pluriflorum ‘Variegatum’  drawing available  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms April – May.

4

10.75

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Pulmonaria angustifolia ‘Blaues Meer’  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms February-April

4

7.50

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Pulmonaria ‘Apple Frost’  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms March–April.

4

7.50

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Pulmonaria ‘Benediction’  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms early March–May.

4

7.50

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Pulmonaria ‘Berries and Cream’  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms March–April.

4

7.50

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Pulmonaria ‘Excalibur’  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms March–May.

4

7.50

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Pulmonaria ‘Little Star’  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms early March – April.

4

7.50

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Pulmonaria longifolia ssp. cevennensis  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Cevennes Lungwort

Blooms March – April.

4

7.50

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Pulmonaria longifolia ‘Bertram Anderson’  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms February–April.

4

7.50

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Pulmonaria ‘Majesté’  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms March–April.

4

7.50

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Pulmonaria ‘Opal’  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms March–May

4

7.50

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Pulmonaria ‘Roy Davidson’  photo available  drawing available  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms mid-February–May.

4

7.50

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Pulmonaria saccharata ‘Dora Bielefeld’  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms February–April.

4

7.50

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Pulmonaria saccharata ‘Highdown’  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Bethlehem Sage

Blooms February–April.

4

7.50

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Pulmonaria saccharata ‘Sissinghurst White’  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms February–April.

4

7.50

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Pulmonaria ‘Silver Streamers’  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms March–April

4

7.50

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Rohdea japonica  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms June–July.

6

8.00

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Saxifraga stolonifera ‘Maroon Beauty’  partial shade  shade lover

Strawberry Begonia

Blooms June–October.

7

7.75

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Trachystemon orientalis  photo available  full sun  partial shade  shade lover

Oriental Trachystemon

Blooms March.

6

7.75

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Tricyrtis ‘Blue Wonder’  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms September – October.

5

7.75

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Tricyrtis ‘Empress’  photo available  drawing available  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms August – September.

5

7.75

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Tricyrtis formosana ‘Samurai’  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms August–September.

5

7.75

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Tricyrtis ‘Hatatogisa’  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms September–October.

5

7.75

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Tricyrtis hirta ‘Moonlight’  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms September–October.

5

7.75

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Tricyrtis x ‘Sinonome’  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms September–October.

5

7.75

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Trillium albidum  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Sweet Trillium

Blooms mid-March – late April.

6

7.75

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Trillium catesbaei  partial shade  shade lover

Catesby’s Trillium

Blooms April–May

4

7.75

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Trillium grandiflorum ‘Snowy White’  partial shade  shade lover

White Wake Robin

Blooms March–May.

4

7.75

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Trillium luteum  drawing available  partial shade  shade lover

Yellow Wake Robin

Blooms April–early June.

5

7.75

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Trillium sessile  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms April – May.

4

7.75

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Uvularia grandiflora  drawing available  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms March–April.

3

7.50

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Ornamental Grasses

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Carex elata ‘Knightshayes’  partial shade  shade lover

5

7.75

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Carex morrowii ‘Ice Dance’  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

5

7.75

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Carex elata ‘Aurea’  partial shade  shade lover

Bowles Golden Sedge

5

7.75

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Carex conica ‘Snowline’  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Miniature Variegated Sedge

Blooms May.

5

7.75

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Carex morrowii var. temnolepis ‘Silk Tassel’  partial shade  shade lover

5

7.75

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Carex pensylvanica  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Oak Sedge

Blooms May

4

7.75

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Carex ‘Silver Sceptre’  new plant  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms May

5

7.75

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Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola’  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Golden Variegated Hakone Grass

6

8.50

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Hakonechloa macra ‘All Gold’  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

Golden Hakone Grass

6

8.50

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Hakonechloa macra ‘Beni-kaze’  drawing available  partial shade  shade lover

6

8.50

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Hakonechloa macra ‘Naomi’  photo available  partial shade  shade lover

5

8.50

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Hakonechloa macra  full sun  partial shade  shade lover

4

8.50

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Shrubs

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Buddleja x weyeriana ‘Bicolor’  full sun  shade lover

Blooms July – early October.

5

10.50

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Buxus sempervirens ‘Vadar Valley’  full sun  partial shade  shade lover

5

9.00

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Buxus microphylla japonica ‘Green Beauty’  full sun  partial shade  shade lover

Littleleaf Boxwood

6

9.00

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Chaenomeles x superba ‘Crimson and Gold’  drawing available  new plant  full sun  partial shade  shade lover

Blooms March–April

4

9.50

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Corylopsis spicata ‘Aurea’  new plant  partial shade  shade lover

Golden Winter Hazel

Blooms March–April

6

13.50

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Euonymus fortunei ‘Wolong Ghost’  drawing available  full sun  partial shade  shade lover

Silver-Veined Wintercreeper

5

12.00

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Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis  drawing available  partial shade  shade lover

Dwarf Sweetbox

Blooms March – April.

6

9.75

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Sarcococca ruscifolia  new plant  partial shade  shade lover

Fragrant Sweetbox

Blooms February–early April

7

9.75

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Quick links to categories:
PERENNIALS    GRASSES    SHRUBS    TREES & VINES


Trees & Vines

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Quick links to categories:
PERENNIALS    GRASSES    SHRUBS    TREES & VINES