Wildflowers Shade to Semi Shade

 

 

Actaea pachypoda - Dolls Eye, White Baneberry


A great plant for the shade garden, has light to dark green foliage that reaches 18-30 inches high, have seen some taller in ideal locations. The cluster of white blooms will stand about 12 inches above the foliage and normally has one bloom per stalk, but each plant can have several stalks when they are fully mature. Then it produces a white seed pod that has a black dot on it which resembles a dolls eye, back in the day they say the ladies attached these to their Dolls hence the common name.

Shade, Rich Soil, Spring, 18-30" Tall, Zones 4-8   

                                                     

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Actaea racemosa  -  Black Cohosh

                                                                                

A great plant for the back of your shade garden. Has a tall white, slightly fragrant, spike flower in the late summer and when mature will reach about 4-6 feet tall with the foliage about 3-4 feet tall. Give it plenty of room when planting they will have about 3-4 foot spread when mature. These will tolerate some sun in cooler climates, morning sun is best. Needs to be in rich soil, moist but well drained. It is much sought after in the medicinal field for its medicinal properties.
                                                          

Shade to Semi Shade, Rich Soil, Summer, 3-5 ft Tall, Zones 3-9.

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Allium tricocum - Woodleek, Ramps


Two leaves emerge from the ground very early in the spring, one of the first things to appear in the woods, bearing white flowers. This plant is well known for its great tasting root, resembling the taste of garlic or onions. Many places have Ramp Festivals to celebrate the Spring season. these are also served in many of the finer restaurants. Must have a wet location, often found along creeks and springs, will spread slowly in time.

Shade, Rich Moist Soil, Spring, 6-12 in Tall, Zones 4-9

 

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Amianthium muscaetoxicum  -  Fly Poison


The basal foliage on this plant is grass like except wider than grass. Has a showy white flower in the summer, really stands out in a shade garden. It will tolerate some sun in cooler climates. Does very well in dry acid soils, seen in pine thickets where it is dry and acid.

Shade to Semi, Rich Soil, Summer, 1-2 ft Tall, Zones 4-9

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Aralia racemosa - American Spikenard 
    
                                                                                

A very large plant with a massive root system, works well in the back of a garden in a shaded spot. Has large heart shaped leaves. The flowers are greenish white, and the fruit is a dark blue berry type fruit, which is edible. 

      
                                             

Shade to Semi-Shade, Rich Moist Soil, Summer, 3-5 ft Tall, Zones 4-7

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Arisaema triphyllum - Jack-in-the-Pulpit, Indian Turnip

A must for every woodland garden. Growing to heights of 2 feet or more in a moist shady location. Has 2 leaves generally divided into 3 parts. The spathe type flower can vary from pale green (right picture) to purplish brown (left picture) and is often striped. Contact us or come by when these are in bloom and we can pick you out a specific color. Blooms in the spring and has a cluster of bright red berries in the fall.  
                                 

 Shade, Moist Soil, Spring, 1-3 ft Tall, Zones 4-9.

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Aruncus dioicus   -  Goatsbeard 
   

                                                                                         

Almost forms into a small shrub with a plume of white flowers in the summer. This plant is very showy and works well in the back of a garden. The stems have a slight reddish tint to them making this an attractive plant even when it is not in bloom. Give this plant plenty of room to spread out, spacing them at least 3-4 ft apart

 

Shade to Semi-Shade, Average Soil, Summer, 3-4 ft Tall, Zones 3-9

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Asarum canadense   -  Canada Wild Ginger   


                                                                    

This ginger has kidney shaped leaves with purplish flowers just below the leaves right on the ground. It will make a ground cover in a shaded moist spot that has rich soil. The leaves and roots are aromatic when crushed.     
                                                                                                                                                

 Shade, Rich Moist Soil, Spring, 6-12 in Tall, Zones 3-8

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Astilbe biternata  -  False Goatsbeard

 



Similar in appearance to the Aruncus (Goats Beard), hence the common name. Puts on a beautiful show of white flowers in the Summer months with the flower stalks reaching a height of around 4-5 feet when mature. this is a very hardy plant that does well in the shade garden with rich moist well drained soil. Keep in mind this plant can get quite large with a spread of 24-30 inches, so give it some room, gets much larger than the hybrid Astilbes you might be familiar with.

Shade, Rich Soil, Summer, 3-5 ft Tall, Zones 4-9

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Caltha palustris – Marsh Marigold



You will be amazed at the bright yellow flowers that appear in the spring time. This is a wetland plant and must have constant moisture to survive. It is great to put at the edge of a pond or along the stream bank. It will reach a height of 10-12 inches with a spread of 12-18 inches. It mostly stays in a clump but will spread some from seed though very slowly. The leaves are round to kidney shaped and have a waxy shiny appearance. Best location for this plant is semi-shade and wet or boggy soils.

Shade to Semi-shade, Wet to Boggy, Spring, 10-12 in. tall, Zones 3-7  

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Caulophyllum thalictroides  - Blue Cohosh



A plant that is sought after in the herb business for medicinal properties. While not a real show stopper as far as the bloom goes, which is a greenish yellow flower in the spring. The blue berry seed pod it produces is quite unique and it will appear in the summer. The foliage is also attractive in a light green color with the leaf shape somewhat resembling an oversized Columbine leaf. Reaches a height of 2-3 feet and a spread of about the same 2-3 feet and each plant will have several stalks making a large clump.

Shade, Rich Soil, Spring, 2-3 ft Tall, Zones 3-8

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Chamaelirium luteum   -    Fairywand, Devil’s Bit, False Unicorn Root  


   
                                                 

This is another great late Spring early Summer bloomer for the shade. It sends up a 18-24" spike of white flowers, have seen some much taller in real rich soils and has basal foliage, which will remain all year in the milder climates. It will grow in varied conditions from shade to sun and in dry to moist well drained soils. in shade it will be taller and greener foliage while in the sun it will be more compact with shorter blooms and light green foliage but will produce more stalks per plant making quite a show. This makes it a great addition to any of your gardens.    
                                                                          

Sun to Shade, Rich Soil, Summer, 1-3 ft Tall, Zones 4-9.

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Chelone glabra - White Turtlehead 


  
                                                                 

Has opposite lanced shaped leaves that are slightly toothed and a rich dark green in color. Likes a shady wet spot, often growing along on or in creeks. Has white flowers in the fall. Will form into a large clump when mature with many stalks and blooms per plant. Great late season bloomer for the shade.  
                                                                                          

Shade, Rich Moist Soil, Fall, 2-3 ft Tall, Zones 3-8


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Chelone lyoni    -   PinkTurtlehead
     
                                                                                     

Similar to the white variety except the leaves on this one are a little wider. The foliage is a very dark green color and somewhat shiny which makes it quite attractive even when not in bloom. It has beautiful pink tubular shaped flowers in the late summer to early fall. Gives you some blooms in the late season when not much else is in bloom in your shade garden. It likes shady wet areas right next to a creek or even in shallow water. Makes a large clump when mature with many stems and blooms, and you can easily dig these up and divide them. A must for your gardens if you have a moist to damp spot, it will tolerate drier soils but will stay smaller in size with less blooms but will still perform nicely.                                                                                                                

Shade, Rich Moist Soil, Fall, 2-3 ft Tall, Zones 3-8


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Claytonia virginica   -  Spring Beauty

As the name suggests this has white flowers very early in the spring, one of the first things to bloom in the spring. These are small but in time will spread and make quite a show in your woodland garden when nothing else has hardly even started to sprout. Mix these in with some of your other later blooming flowers as shortly after these bloom the go dormant for the summer and will not appear until next spring. This is one of our best sellers and we truly think that it lives up to its name Spring Beauty.

Shade, Rich Soil, Spring, 6-12 in. Tall, Zones 5-8

 

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