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Dry Shade Garden

Dry Shade Garden

One of the most challenging landscape situations is dry shade. This garden showcases several planting combinations that address this issue, all while adding color, texture and interest to the garden. Duplicate one of these combinations or use them as inspiration to create your own!

Dry Shade Garden Plant List

Garden Library

21671A Brunnera Jack Frost A PO 2
Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost'
Jack Frost Siberian Bugloss
  • Patent No: PP#13,859
  • Height: 12" – 18"
  • Width: 12" – 18"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: Blue
  • Bloom Time: April, May
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 To 8
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21093A Cercis canadensis 1
Cercis canadensis
Redbud
  • Height: 20' – 25'
  • Width: 25' – 30'
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: Pink
  • Bloom Time: April
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 To 8
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21983A Gillenia trifoliata A PO
Gillenia trifoliata(Porteranthus trifoliatus)
Bowman's Root
  • Height: 24" – 36"
  • Width: 24" – 36"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: White
  • Bloom Time: May, June
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 To 8
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21300B Heuchera Autumn Bride B PO MGC BB no border
Heuchera 'Autumn Bride'
Autumn Bride Alumroot
  • Height: 24" – 36"
  • Width: 18" – 24"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: White
  • Bloom Time: September, October
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 To 9
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Heuchrea Carnival Watermelon
Heuchera x villosa 'Carnival Watermelon'
Carnival Watermelon Alumroot
  • Patent No: PP#24,803
  • Height: 8" – 12"
  • Width: 12" – 18"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: White
  • Bloom Time: April, May
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 To 9
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Polemonium reptans 1 NGN Logo Stacked Text wJack
Polemonium reptans (NGN)
Jacob's Ladder
  • Height: 8" – 12"
  • Width: 18" – 24"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: Blue
  • Bloom Time: May, June
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 To 9
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Phone: (847) 742-1790
Fax: (847) 742-2655
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6N800 IL-25
St. Charles, IL 60174

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