Wildflowers Shade to Semi Shade

 

Mitchella repens  -  Partridge Berry

A slow growing ground cover that grows in deep shade. Flowers are very small, plant is more noted for the red berries in the fall, flowers are white to pink in the spring. Leaves are small rounded with white veins. It grows right flat on the ground. Will tolerate dry shade if the soil is rich.

Shade, Rich Soil, 1 in Tall Ground cover, Zones 4-9


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Pachysandra procumbens   -  Allegheny Spurge

Excellent ground cover for the shade. Has 3 inch ovate shaped leaves that come out bright green and then become darker and mottled later in the season. Flowers appear in the spring but are very inconspicuous; it is more notable for its foliage. Evergreen in warmer climates.

Shade, Rich Soil, Spring, 3-6 in Tall, Ground cover, Zones 5-8

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3 Inch Pot $6.20 NOW
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Panax quinquefolius -  American Ginseng

This much sought after medicinal plant is a great conversation piece for your shade garden. These must have cool rich soil, moist but well drained. Roots will rot if soil stays wet or damp. Has an insignificant white flower in the spring, which forms into a clump of bright red berries in the fall. These are mature roots 4-5 years old and should produce seed the first year.

Shade, Rich Soil, Spring, 9-18 in Tall, Zones 4-8

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Panax quinquefolius - American Ginseng - Stratified Seeds


Our stratified American Ginseng Seeds are ready! Now (Fall) is the best time to plant these. This is a great opportunity to get your own patch started. This is top quality seed and is stratified, which means they will come up next Spring. We offer several different size packets so you can plant a few in your garden or plant a whole area in your woodlands. Ginseng is much sought after in the medicinal field. The demand is high so order yours today before we run out.  For best results plant seeds on 6-8" centers and 1/2" to 3/4" deep.

Available in Late September 2017

Number of Seeds Price
25 Seeds $4.95
50 Seeds $6.95
100 Seeds $9.95
250 Seeds $12.95
500 Seeds $22.95
1,000 Seeds $41.95
1 Ounce $12.95
1 Pound $180.00

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Parthenocissus quinquefolia   -  Virginia Creeper

This is a climber, it will cling to walls or trees. Leaves are the attraction in this plant, they are divided into 5 parts, and turn a brilliant red in the fall. Often confused for Poison Ivy, except this plant has 5 leaves not 3.

Sun or Shade, Average Soil, Climber 25-75 ft Tall, Zones 4-9

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Phlox divaricata  -  Blue Phlox

A beautiful blue Phlox that grows in the shade. The blue flowers appear in the Spring and last about 3 weeks. It stays short, around 12" tall, and will spread, slowly, once established to make a nice colony. The Blue color is pretty vibrant and shows up very well in the shade. Give it rich moist but well drained soil and do not over mulch as this will quickly smother out this beauty.

Shade, Rich Soil, Spring, 9-18 in Tall, Zones 3-9

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2 Inch Pot $5.35 MAY
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Phlox stolonifera  -  Creeping Phlox

This is a good ground cover for a moist shaded area with rich soil, must have continuously moist soil to thrive.. The leaves stay right on the ground and are semi-evergreen. Has rose-purple flowers early in the spring, flowers are 2 inches across and stand about 3-4 inches tall. Flowers are somewhat fragrant. It will make a beautiful mass once established and given a few years to spread.

Shade, Rich Moist Soil, Spring, 3-4 in Tall, Ground cover, Zones 4

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Podophyllum peltatum  -  May Apple

One of our best sellers, each plant has a pair of large deeply lobed leaves, often reaching 8 inches across. The white flower nods down below these leaves. Will tolerate some sun if the soil is moist, but does best in a shady moist spot. This is a good spreader and will make a large colony of plants after several years.

Shade to Semi –Shade, Moist Rich Soil, Spring, 12-18 in Tall, Zones 4-9

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Polygonatum biflorum – Small Solomon’s Seal

This is the smaller variety of Solomon’s Seal only reaching a height of 12-18 inches, as compared to the Great Solomon’s Seal which is 3-4 ft tall. Have white blooms that hang below the leaves which turn into a purple seed pod in the fall. Prefers shade to semi-shade in rich to average soil. Foliage turn yellow in the fall.

Shade to Semi-shade, Rich to Average Soil, Spring, 12-18 in. tall, Zones 3-9

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3 Inch Pot $7.35 MARCH
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Polygonatum commutatum  -  Great Solomon's Seal

make a statement in your gardens with this very unusual plant in that it’s stem comes up 2 or 3 feet then lays outward another 2 or 3 feet. Has drooping greenish white flowers underneath the leaves, which turn into a purple seedpods in the fall. Will grow in varied conditions from Shade and moist to full sun and fairly dry in cooler climates.

Sun to Shade, Average Soil, Summer, 2-5’ Tall, Zones 3-9

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Sanguinaria canadensis  -  Bloodroot

One of the first flowers to bloom in the spring. Has a white flower standing above its unfurled leaves, which looks maroon in color at this point. The leaves unfurl to be a lobed leaf about 3-4 inches across. The root has a red substance, and when broken resembles blood, hence its common name. Needs rich sandy well-drained soil in a shady spot, although it will tolerate some sun in cooler climates. Once established it will make a nice clump and then will slowly spread.

Shade to Semi-Shade, Rich Well Drained Soil, Spring, 6-12 in Tall, Zones 3-9

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Saxifraga micranthidifolia  - Branch Lettuce

This is a well known plant here in the Blue Ridge Mountains, in the Spring when these put on their new growth they are very tender and people pick the leaves and eat them like lettuce. The common name is Branch Lettuce, Branch because they grow by creeks where it is shady and wet, and Lettuce for how people pick and eat it. Also has a white delicate flower that appears early Spring. The foliage will last throughout the Summer months and stay a dark green color, however it will get tough and can only beaten eaten in early Spring when tender. In the Fall it turns a pretty Burgundy color. Will stay semi evergreen in molder climates.

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

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Saxifraga virginiensis - Early Saxifrage

This Saxifraga has a small almost round leaf and is fuzzy with a Burgundy tint on the back side. It also prefers a very damp to wet soil in the shade. has many small White flowers that appear in the early Spring.

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

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Scutellaria ovata – Heart-leaved Skullcap

  

A great plant for a dry semi-shade to shady site. The foliage has a pretty purple appearance in the spring and early summer. During the summer the blue flowers appear and will last until early fall. Shortly after the blooms fade it will go dormant. This a very drought tolerant plant and is also deer resistant.

Shade to Semi-shade, Dry Soil, Summer Blooms, 12-18” Tall, Zones 4-9

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Sedum ternatum – Woodland Stonecrop

A native stonecrop for the shade, and prefers rich moist soil. Often seen growing on rocks and old logs, it is a good ground cover for your shade garden. Has white flowers that appear in the spring and reaches a height of about 4-6 inches, while the foliage remains close to the ground. It is native to the eastern half of the US from Maine to Georgia and west to Missouri and Arkansas.

Shade, Moist Soil, Spring, 2 – 6” Tall, Zones 4-8

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Shortia galacifolia   - Oconee-bells

This plant is on the endangered and protected list. Each plant is sold with a special plant protection permit. Has a beautiful white bell shaped flower in the early spring. Leaves are rounded, bright green turning maroon in the winter. This is an evergreen ground cover, however it spreads slowly. It must have shade and moist rich soil or it will not survive.

Shade, Moist Rich Soil, Spring, 3-6 in Tall, Zones 5-7

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