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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

Aruncus Misty Lace 1
Aruncus 'Misty Lace'
Misty Lace Goat's Beard
  • Patent No: PP#15,798
  • Height: 18" – 24"
  • Width: 18" – 24"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: White
  • Bloom Time: May, June
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 To 7
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20518A Epimedium Rubrum A GC
Epimedium x rubrum
Red Barrenwort
  • Height: 8" – 12"
  • Width: 18" – 24"
  • Soil Conditions: Dry
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Bloom Time: May
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 To 8
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21660A Heuchera Caramel A PO
Heuchera 'Caramel'
Caramel Alumroot
  • Patent No: PP#16,560
  • Height: 12" – 18"
  • Width: 12" – 18"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: Pink
  • Bloom Time: June, July, August
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 To 9
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Maianthemum (Smilacina) racemosum
Feathery False Solomon's Seal
  • Height: 24" – 36"
  • Width: 3' – 4'
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: White
  • Bloom Time: April, May
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 To 8
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20755A Fern Polystichum Christmas AA PO MGC BB no border
Polystichum acrostichoides
Christmas Fern
  • Height: 18" – 24"
  • Width: 18" – 24"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 To 9
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Thuja x 'MGrebild19'
Nordic® Fourth of July Arborvitae
  • Height: 25' – 30'
  • Width: 12' – 15'
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Hardiness Zone: 5 To 7
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St. Charles, IL 60174

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