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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

22483A Aquilegia canadensis NGN A NP 1
Aquilegia canadensis (NGN)
Wild Columbine
  • Height: 18" – 24"
  • Width: 8" – 12"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Bloom Time: April, May, June
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 To 9
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21671A Brunnera Jack Frost A PO 2
Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost'
Jack Frost Siberian Bugloss
  • 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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20553A Carex glauca A GS 2
Carex flacca
Blue Sedge
  • Height: 8" – 12"
  • Width: 18" – 24"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Bloom Time: June, July
  • Hardiness Zone: 5 To 9
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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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20299A Aster divaricatus A PO 1
Eurybia divaricata
White Wood Aster
  • Height: 18" – 24"
  • Width: 24" – 36"
  • Soil Conditions: Dry
  • Flower Color: White
  • Bloom Time: August, September, October
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 To 8
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Solidago caesia (NGN)
Blue-stemmed Goldenrod
  • Height: 24" – 36"
  • Width: 12" – 18"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: Gold
  • Bloom Time: August, September
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 To 8
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Fax: (847) 742-2655
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6N800 IL-25
St. Charles, IL 60174

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