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Coleus.  Excellent as a border in shady areas or interspersed with shade-tolerant perennials that bloom for only a short time. Coleus commands attention with brightly colored, boldly patterned leaves in shades of red, orange, yellow, green, pink, purple, and white.

Excellent as a border in shady areas or interspersed with shade-tolerant perennials that bloom for only a short time.

Low maintenance ground covers that will thrive under various conditions and choke out weeds.

Low-Maintenance Ground Covers That Suppress Weeds

Red Creeping Thyme (Thymus Serpyllum 'Magic Carpet') hardy drought tolerant perennial, pink lemon-scented blooms all summer, inches tall.

Beautiful shade border in Garden

Beautiful shade border - Japanese forest grass, heucheras (coral bells), ferns, solomon's seal - for outside front window beside porch

Creeping Phlox  Perfect for bulb bed

Easy Groundcovers

Creeping Phlox - Perfect for edging sidewalks and walkways, this slow-growing perennial likes full sun and well-drained soil. Creeping phlox won't become a rowdy neighbor to the tulips, daffodils, and other spring bulbs that look charming planted with it.

Irish Moss Shade - Sun - Green all year - Irish Moss forms a lush emerald green carpet of moss-like foliage with delicate white flowers in midsummer. Hardy enough for sunny or shady locations. Flowers bloom on short 2-4" stalks. Irish Moss is just the ground cover you need for rock gardens and planting between stepping stones or pavers. Stays green all year. Plant 12" apart. Evergreen.

For a great ground cover plant, start Irish Moss seeds. This ground cover seed needs to be pressed into the soil but not covered.

shade container gardening ideas | Great combo for shade container by nealtwinsmom

Gorgeous shade pot for my front porch. Love all the perennials in this. You could plant them in the yard before the end of summer.

Beautiful hosta garden. Lots of photos   with names of the plants on them.

Idea for back left corner of yard next to fence - Beautiful hosta garden. Lots of photos with names of the plants on them.

Echinacea hybrida 'Flamenco Orange'  Sombrero Flamenco Orange Coneflower – photo: Darwin Perennials

Sombrero Flamenco Orange Echinacea- Blooms yellow/orange- this is the closest i can find to the ones we had.

New Variety! The Pistachio Hydrangea - gardening

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The Pistachio Hydrangea - mophead cluster of flowers begins festooned in chartreuse-green. As they mature, the center changes into violet red with the outside edges chartreuse-green.

Shade garden: Bethlehem sage/lungwort,

source Today’s flower of the day is Lungwort or Pulmonaria Raspberry Splash. Pulmonaria Raspberry Splash sounds like a nicer name for th.

Basil: Prune regularly for the best flavor. About every four weeks, prune basil back to just above the bottom two sets of leaves. If the plant is allowed to flower, it will lose flavor.

Gardening Tips… Basil Basics: Prune basil regularly for best flavor. About every four weeks, prune basil back to just above the bottom two sets of leaves. If allowed to flower, it will lose flavor. From Fine Gardening.

Forever and Ever Hydrangea

Best Hydrangea Plants

Shade perennials can be colorful and interesting. If you want to create a perennial shade garden, consider some of these great plants.

Flowerbed Combination Ideas.  This link gives tons of plant combos for sun vs. shade.  Flower beds, containers, etc.

This link gives tons of plant combos for sun vs. Flower beds, containers, etc. For the front shade garden?

gorgeous coleus!

Container Flower Gardening Ideas: Coleus Combination, Black Dragon, Wizard, Rainbow Mix A simple and lovely combination of colored leafy plants makes

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