Power perennials. List of hardy perennials. Cameo Mini Hosta - as pretty as a flower in the garden...

Power Perennials: Plants That Thrive No Matter What

perfect for shade containers, rock gardens or in front of beds. Petite rounded leaves start out light green, and margins fade to creamy white as plants mature.

These low-maintenance, low-light shrubs add beautiful color to your yard with little work! We've included a variety of shrubs to fit your climate and growing conditions. Most importantly, they grow well in shade for great privacy and a colorful accent to your home!

Shrubs for Shady Spots

Although it's considered a small tree, sumac has a compact, shrublike form that will fit into almost any size landscape. Botanic Name: Rhus typhina Light Conditions: light shade, full sun Size: 6 feet tall and wide Zones:

Gravel around the foundation for drainage, plant shrubs along to help soak up water. Like the idea of the large rock to prevent erosion from the water spicket. Maybe a few cool pots or barrels with plants too? I like :)

Gravel around the foundation for drainage, plant shrubs along to help soak up water. Like the idea of the large rock to prevent erosion from the water spicket. Maybe a few cool pots or barrels with plants too? I like :) - Flower Beds and Gardens

Great Gardens | Choosing the Right Tree Can Add Value to Your Home and Cut Energy Bills.

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Avoid planting trees directly under power lines. Within 30 feet of power lines, select trees that will grow no higher than Larger trees should be planted more than 30 feet away from power lines.

Astilbe is a very popular perennial with fern like foliage and plumes of very showy flowers. It is perfect for a moist, shady garden bed.

Growing Astilbe - False Spirea - How to Grow and Care for Astilbe

How to Grow Astilbe - Perfect for a Shade Garden - Astilbe is a perennial with plumes of very showy flowers.

Euonymus Dwarf Winged 'Burning Bush - Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Adaptable shrub which tolerates a wide range of soils except for wet, poorly-drained ones. Also tolerates considerable shade. Strong, branching growth habit enables plant to tolerates heavy pruning.  But healthy growth does NOT depend on regular pruning, so in most cases, your shrubs will look best if left alone.

Euonymus Dwarf Winged 'Burning Bush - Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Adaptable shrub which tolerates a wide range of soils except for wet, poorly-drained ones. Also tolerates considerable shade.

Spruce up that shady spot in your yard by planting a few of these shade flowers. You can have a low-maintenance flower bed with flowers that require no sun! Plant your favorites including bleeding heart and fuschia.

Shade Flowers That Will Make You Forget the Lack of Sun

Cool, shady locations are the ideal environment for all members of the fuchsia family. Most fuchsia species form small shrubs in mild climates,…

Top 10 Shrubs for Shade: Serviceberry Would do well next to the garage where there is very little sun.

Top 10 Shrubs for Shade: Serviceberry~Spring blooms, fall color, smooth gray bark and edible June berries make it a year-round winner

Wintergreen makes a lovely, low ground cover for a shady garden of native plants. Learn more.  Berries are edible and plant is used medicinally

WINTERGREEN

Wintergreen makes a lovely, low ground cover for a shady garden of native plants. Learn more. Berries are edible and plant is used medicinally North side- by back bedroom window in woods?

Outsidepride Magic Carpet Creeping Thyme - 1000 Seeds

Low-Maintenance Ground Covers That Suppress Weeds

Red Creeping Thyme (Thymus Serpyllum 'Magic Carpet') hardy drought tolerant perennial, pink lemon-scented blooms all summer, inches tall.

There are so many beautiful, easy-care hostas available. Get tips for selecting the best hostas for your yard, as well as tips for selecting the best hosta plants at your local garden center!

There are so many beautiful, easy-care hostas available. Get tips for selecting the best hostas for your yard, as well as tips for selecting the best hosta plants at your local garden center! YOUR GARDEN ART PROJECT IS WAITING FOR YOU.

The Best homemade solution for Hostas Care that will stop bugs and slugs from eating your Hostas. http://www.mamasblogcentral.org/hostas-care/

Supplies needed: Sprayer that attaches to hose 1 cup of Listerine Mouthwash (original) 1 cup of Epson Salt 1 cup Ammonia 1 cup Ajax Dish soap (lemon)

Dalmation Bellflower produces beautiful mounds of purple bell-shaped flowers from late spring through summer. Low-growing plant is perfect for adding color in front of other perennials. Grows only 6-9" tall. Spreads 12". Prefers full sun to partial shade. Deer resistant.

18 Best Flowering Ground Cover Plants

Dalmation Bellflower produces beautiful mounds of purple bell-shaped flowers from late spring through summer. Low-growing plant is perfect for adding color in front of other perennials. Grows only tall. Spreads Prefers full sun to partial shade.

Showy Shade Gardens • Wonderful tips and ideas!

Showy Shade Gardens

Wonderful tips and ideas - even if it's just a small space. A 5 ft path ending in a small bench can be as pleasing as a huge, yard.

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