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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

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Carex albicans
White-tinged Sedge
  • Height: 18" – 24"
  • Width: 18" – 24"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: Green
  • Bloom Time: May
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 To 8
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20600A Geranium Biokovo A PO 1
Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Biokovo'
Biokovo Geranium
  • Height: 6" – 8"
  • Width: 12" – 18"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: Pink
  • Bloom Time: May, June, July
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 To 9
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21855A Geranium Karmina A PO 1
Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Karmina'
Karmina Geranium
  • Height: 8" – 12"
  • Width: 18" – 24"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: Pink
  • Bloom Time: May, June, July
  • Hardiness Zone: 5 To 7
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23336A Heuchera Carnival Watermelon
Heuchera x villosa 'Carnival Watermelon'
Carnival Watermelon Alumroot
  • 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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20086A Liriope spicata A PO 1
Liriope spicata
Creeping Lilyturf
  • Height: 8" – 12"
  • Width: 8" – 12"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Bloom Time: August
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 To 9
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23730A Thalictrum dioicum
Thalictrum dioicum (NGN)
Early Meadow Rue
  • Height: 24" – 36"
  • Width: 24" – 36"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: Green
  • Bloom Time: April, May
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 To 7
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Fax: (847) 742-2655
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6N800 IL-25
St. Charles, IL 60174

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Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 5:00pm Saturday: 7:00am - 12:00pm

 

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