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Perennials - Part Shade-Shade

Four hours or less of sunlight.



Item Name Product Image Item Number Price

Athyrium filix-femina var. angustum
'Lady In Red' (Lady Fern)

Native fern cultivar. Ht. 30" Moist, well drained soil. This striking lady fern has vibrant burgundy color throughout its stems. It is an excellent contrast with the green fronds. Strong growing and dependable, its color intensifies after a couple of years of growth. Deer resistant.1 gallon
Athyrium filix-femina var. angustum 'Lady In Red' (Lady Fern) P-070 $14.00




Carex plantaginea (Wide-leaf Sedge)

Native grassy plant. Ht. 6-12" Moist soil. A delightful clumping evergreen sedge best suited for shady woodland settings. Its broad, bright green leaves make a striking accent. Nice companion plant for other shade-loving perennials, ferns, and spring blooming bulbs or near ponds and water gardens. 1 gallon
Carex plantaginea (Wide-leaf Sedge) P-091 $13.00




Carpinus caroliniana (Ironwood)

Native tree. Part shade - shade. Ht. 20-35' Green, red, and brown flowers in spring. Moist, well drained soil. Slow growing understory tree with nice rounded habit. Inconspicuous flowers. Fruit resembles a cluster of tightly layered leaves. Adaptable to wide range of soils including clay. Host plant for pollinators. Deer resistant. 3 gallon
Carpinus caroliniana (Ironwood) P-098 $37.00




Helleborus x hybridus
'Royal Heritage' (Lenten Rose)

Non-native. Ht. 18-24" Variable flower color in early spring. Moist, well-drained soil. The evergreen, umbrella-like foliage looks nice year round. Flower colors include purple, near-black, red, rose-pink, yellow, pale green, and white. Grat for woodland or naturalized areas. Deer resistant. 1 gallon
Helleborus x hybridus 'Royal Heritage' (Lenten Rose) P-110 $22.00




Heuchera 'Delta Dawn' (Coral Bells)

Native cultivar. Ht. 8" Small white flowers in late spring - summer. Moist, well drained soil. In the spring and fall the mounded leaves are red with chartreuse green margins. In the summer the red veins are prominent with gold to lime leaf color. Deer resistant. 1 gallon
Heuchera 'Delta Dawn' (Coral Bells) P-111 $18.00




Lobelia cardinalis (Cardinal Flower)

Native. Ht. 3-4’ red flowers late summer; moist-wet soil. Bright red flower spikes in late summer. Hummingbirds love it! Great for shady rain gardens. Full sun okay if kept moist. Deer resistant. 2012 LEAP Native Plant of the Year. 1.5 gallon
Lobelia cardinalis (Cardinal Flower) P-045 $14.00




Osmunda cinnamomea (Cinnamon Fern)

Native fern. Ht. 2-3' Moist - wet soil. Fruiting stalks produce tall orange to red colored spikes in the center of the plant, surrounded by sterile green fronds. Spreads slowly. Deer resistant. 1 gallon
Osmunda cinnamomea (Cinnamon Fern) P-126 $14.00




Osmunda regalis v. spectabilis (Royal Fern)

Native fern. Ht. 2-3' Moist - wet soil. A tallish fern, named "royal" for the truly spectacular shapes of the leaflets, quite different from most of our ferns. Broad fronds have large, well-separated leaflets which give this fern an almost pea-family appearance. Fronds typically turn yellow to brown in autumn. Spores are located in brown, tassel-like, fertile clusters at the tips of...
Osmunda regalis v. spectabilis (Royal Fern) P-127 $13.00




Phlox divaricata 'Blue Moon' (Woodland Phlox)

Native cultivar. Ht.1-2' Violet blue flowers in spring. Moist, well drained soil. This is a phlox for shade forming clumps about 1 foot tall and spreading slowly. Fragrant violet blue flowers against green lance-shaped foliage mix well with ferns and other spring flowers. The prefer moist, humus rich, well drained soil in high open shade. Useful as a groundcover that will naturalize and is...
Phlox divaricata 'Blue Moon' (Woodland Phlox) P-094 $10.00




Polemonium reptans
(Jacob’s Ladder, Greek Valerian)

Native. Ht. 8-18” blue flowers spring; moist, well drained soil. An easy to grow woodland native with attractive foliage all season. Attractive white fruit in the fall. Slow spreading. Good for rain gardens. 1.5 gallon
Polemonium reptans (Jacob’s Ladder, Greek Valerian) P-046 $14.00