Shade Plants

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Actaea simplex ‘Hillside Black Beauty’ (Bugbane)

Actaea simplex ‘Hillside Black Beauty’ (Bugbane)

Ajuga reptans ‘Pink Lightening’

Ajuga reptans ‘Pink Lightening’

Alchemilla erythropoda (Dwarf Lady’s mantle)

Alchemilla erythropoda (Dwarf Lady’s mantle)

Alchemilla mollis (Lady’s Mantle)

Alchemilla mollis (Lady’s Mantle)

Anenome canadensis (Canada white anemone)

Anenome canadensis (Canada white anemone)

Aquilegia caerulea ‘Origami Mix’

Aquilegia caerulea ‘Origami Mix’

Aquilegia canadensis (Canada Red Columbine)

Aquilegia canadensis (Canada Red Columbine)

Aquilegia vulgaris ‘Barlow’ series (‘Nora Barlow, Black Barlow, Pink Barlow’ columbine)

Aquilegia vulgaris ‘Barlow’ series (‘Nora Barlow, Black Barlow, Pink Barlow’ columbine)

Aquilegia vulgaris (Common Purple Columbine)

Aquilegia vulgaris (Common Purple Columbine)

Arisaema triphyllum (Jack in the Pulpit)

Arisaema triphyllum (Jack in the Pulpit)

Aruncus dioicus (Giant goatsbeard)

Aruncus dioicus (Giant goatsbeard)

Asarum canadense (Canada wild ginger)

Asarum canadense (Canada wild ginger)

Asarum europaeum (European wild ginger)

Asarum europaeum (European wild ginger)

Astilbe arendsii ‘Burgundy Red’ (False spiraea)

Astilbe arendsii ‘Burgundy Red’ (False spiraea)

Astilbe chinensis (Chinese astilbe)

Astilbe chinensis (Chinese astilbe)

Astrantia major ‘Hadspen Blood’ (Red Masterwort)

Astrantia major ‘Hadspen Blood’ (Red Masterwort)

Astrantia major (Masterwort – White)

Astrantia major (Masterwort – White)

Bergenia cordifolia (Elephant Ears)

Bergenia cordifolia (Elephant Ears)

Convallaria majalis (Lily of the Valley)

Convallaria majalis (Lily of the Valley)

Cornus canadensis (Bunchberry)

Cornus canadensis (Bunchberry)

Cymbalaria pallida ‘Albiflora’ (White Italian toadflax)

Cymbalaria pallida ‘Albiflora’ (White Italian toadflax)

Cypripedium parviflorum  (Yellow Lady Slipper)

Cypripedium parviflorum (Yellow Lady Slipper)

Dicentra formosa (Pacific bleeding heart)

Dicentra formosa (Pacific bleeding heart)

Dicentra spectabilis (Bleeding Heart ‘Old Fashioned Pink’)

Dicentra spectabilis (Bleeding Heart ‘Old Fashioned Pink’)

Dodecatheon meadia (Shooting Star)

Dodecatheon meadia (Shooting Star)

Epidemium x rubrum (Red Barrenwort)

Epidemium x rubrum (Red Barrenwort)

Epimedium x versicolor ‘Sulphureum’ (Bicolor barrenwort)

Epimedium x versicolor ‘Sulphureum’ (Bicolor barrenwort)

Erigeron philadelphicus (Philadelphia fleabane)

Erigeron philadelphicus (Philadelphia fleabane)

Eutrochium maculatum (Spotted Joe Pye Weed)

Eutrochium maculatum (Spotted Joe Pye Weed)

Filipendula ulmaria ‘Aurea’ (Golden Meadowsweet)

Filipendula ulmaria ‘Aurea’ (Golden Meadowsweet)

Gentiana asclepiadea (Willow gentian)

Gentiana asclepiadea (Willow gentian)

Geranium phaeum ‘Samovor’ (Mourning Widow)

Geranium phaeum ‘Samovor’ (Mourning Widow)

Geranium sylvaticum ‘Amy Doncaster’ (Woodland cranesbill)

Geranium sylvaticum ‘Amy Doncaster’ (Woodland cranesbill)

Geranium x cantabrigense ‘Biokovo’ (Scented Cranesbill)

Geranium x cantabrigense ‘Biokovo’ (Scented Cranesbill)

Hepatica americana (Liverleaf)

Hepatica americana (Liverleaf)

Heuchera sanguinea ‘Coral Forest’ (‘Coral Forest’ alumroot)

Heuchera sanguinea ‘Coral Forest’ (‘Coral Forest’ alumroot)

Hosta –‘Antioch’

Hosta –‘Antioch’

Hosta ‘Let’s Twist Again’ (‘Let’s Twist Again’ plantain)

Hosta ‘Let’s Twist Again’ (‘Let’s Twist Again’ plantain)

Hosta ‘So Sweet’ (‘So Sweet’ plantain)

Hosta ‘So Sweet’ (‘So Sweet’ plantain)

Lamium ‘Beacon Silver’ (Dead Nettle)

Lamium ‘Beacon Silver’ (Dead Nettle)

Ligularia dentata ‘Othello’ (Leopard Plant)

Ligularia dentata ‘Othello’ (Leopard Plant)

Ligularia przewalskii (Przewalski’s Leopard plant)

Ligularia przewalskii (Przewalski’s Leopard plant)

Ligularia stenocephala ‘The Rocket’ (‘The Rocket’ leopard plant)

Ligularia stenocephala ‘The Rocket’ (‘The Rocket’ leopard plant)

Lilium martagon ‘Golden Morning’ (Yellow turkscap lily)

Lilium martagon ‘Golden Morning’ (Yellow turkscap lily)

Lilium martagon ‘Snowy Morning’ (White turkscap lily)

Lilium martagon ‘Snowy Morning’ (White turkscap lily)

Lilium martagon (Martagon lily)

Lilium martagon (Martagon lily)

Lysimachia nummularia (Creeping Jenny)

Lysimachia nummularia (Creeping Jenny)

Lysimachia punctata (Yellow loosestrife)

Lysimachia punctata (Yellow loosestrife)

Matteuccia struthiopteris (Ostrich Fern)

Matteuccia struthiopteris (Ostrich Fern)

Mertensia virginica (Virginia Bluebells)

Mertensia virginica (Virginia Bluebells)

Polemonium caeruleum ‘Brise d’Anjou’ (Jacob’s Ladder – Variegated)

Polemonium caeruleum ‘Brise d’Anjou’ (Jacob’s Ladder – Variegated)

Polygonatum odoratum ‘Variegatum’ (Solomon’s Seal – Variegated)

Polygonatum odoratum ‘Variegatum’ (Solomon’s Seal – Variegated)

Prosartes trachycarpa (Roughfruited Fairy Bells)

Prosartes trachycarpa (Roughfruited Fairy Bells)

Pulmonaria saccharata (Lungwort)

Pulmonaria saccharata (Lungwort)

Pulmonaria (Lungwort) ‘Raspberry Splash’

Pulmonaria (Lungwort) ‘Raspberry Splash’

Thalictrum rochebrunianum (Meadow Rue)

Thalictrum rochebrunianum (Meadow Rue)

Trillium erectum (Trillium – Red)

Trillium erectum (Trillium – Red)

Trillium grandiflorum (Trillium – White)

Trillium grandiflorum (Trillium – White)

Trillium luteum (Yellow wood trillium)

Trillium luteum (Yellow wood trillium)

Vinca Minor (Periwinkle)

Vinca Minor (Periwinkle)

Viola canadensis (Western Canada violet)

Viola canadensis (Western Canada violet)