Shade Garden Plants & Ideas

Collection by City Floral Garden Center


A gallery of plant varieties and garden planning for shady areas in Colorado.

City Floral Garden Center
Corkscrew Rush --Juncus effusus--zones 5-11 --10-12 inches tall --  moist area--small white flowers in summer-sun or part shade

14 Perennials That Thrive in Wet Soil

Even low-lying soggy spots in your landscape can become a colorful flower border with these plants.

Viola koreana 'Stylettas'  Cyclamen Violet  Great green and silver foliage on rounded leaves. Excellent border plant for shady areas Hot pink/purple flowers in late spring. Reseeds.

Perennial Catalog

Our catalog, arranged by botanical names, contains descriptions and cultural information about each of the 1600+ varieties that we grow. It is based on our experience in growing these plants.

Shade Perennial: Silver Gem Appalachian Blue Violet

Ground Cover Plants from Spring Hill: Hostas, Sedum & More

Include ground covers in garden design. These low-growing, easy-to-grow plants control weeds and add color and texture.

Meadow Rue. Thalictrum ichangense 'Evening Star'

PlantFiles Pictures: Thalictrum, Chinese Meadow Rue 'Evening Star' (Thalictrum ichangense) by Carkeekfish

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Meadow Rue, Thalictrum rochebrunianum 'Lavender Mist'

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Meadow Rue, Thalictrum' Black Stockings'  Blooms in midsummer on tall black stems.

Thalictrum ‘Black Stockings’

Meadow Rue, Thalictrum' Black Stockings' Blooms in midsummer on tall black stems.

Pulmonaria 'Moonshine'

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Pulmonaria 'Raspberry Splash'

Raspberry Splash Lungwort (Pulmonaria 'Raspberry Splash') at Bachman's Landscaping

Find Raspberry Splash Lungwort (Pulmonaria 'Raspberry Splash') in Minneapolis St Paul Twin Cities Metro Eden Prairie Minnesota MN at Bachman's Landscaping (Lords And Ladies, Bethlehem Sage)

Pulmonaria officinalis 'Sissinghurst White'. Easy to grow ground cover for shade.

Lungwort Sissinghurst White

The leaves on Sissinghurst White lungwort are heavily spotted with silver, making the plant attractive even when it's not in bloom. In spring, it bears flowers in loose clusters that start out as pale pink buds that fade to white. The plant forms an 8" to 12" high clump that slowly spreads to form a ground cover without being aggressive and overtaking other plants. Works well under deciduous trees. Grown as much for their attractive leaves as their flowers, lungworts look best grown in…

Pulmonaria flowering in the shade, pretty plant!

Light Up Shady Spots With Flowering Plants

Are summer temperature extremes taking the fun out of gardening? Cool off with these 12 shade-loving annual and perennial flowers.

Ajuga and Lysimachia creeping jenny groundcovers.

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Lysimachia "Creeping Jenny" draping over container of shade plants, with impatiens and coleus.

PlantFiles Pictures: Creeping Jenny, Moneywort 'Goldilocks' (Lysimachia nummularia), 1 by darylmitchell