Bloodroot Sanguinaria canadensis / Poppy Family Height: To March 2005 Looking forward to seeing these beautiful white flowers shining in the sun on an early spring day helps me get through the long, cold winter!
Golden Japanese Forest Grass - I really cannot get over Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola', zones 5 to My favorite is the variegated variety. I planted mine under a Japanese maple, and the contrast was genius and it has so much movement.
Bigroot Geranium - One of the very best perennials for dry shade, this lovely plant offers deeply lobed leaves that look like snowflakes.
Best Perennials for Shade Toad Lily Put on a fall show with shade plant toad lily (Tricyrtis). This easy-to-grow perennial offers unique flowers that are often compared to orchids. Many are spotted with shades of purple or blue.