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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

22540B Carex muskingumensis NGN B NP 1
Carex muskingumensis (NGN)
Palm Sedge
  • Height: 24" – 36"
  • Width: 24" – 36"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: Brown
  • Bloom Time: May, June, July
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 To 9
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20107A Dicentra Luxuriant A PO 1
Dicentra formosa 'Luxuriant'
Luxuriant Bleeding Heart
  • Height: 12" – 18"
  • Width: 12" – 18"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: Pink
  • Bloom Time: May, June, July
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 To 9
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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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23336A Heuchera 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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20771A Iris cristata
Iris cristata
Dwarf Crested Iris
  • Height: 6" – 8"
  • Width: 8" – 12"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Bloom Time: April
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 To 9
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22647A Polemonium reptans NGN A NP
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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6N800 IL-25
St. Charles, IL 60174

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