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12 beautiful perennials and grasses to bring softness, light and movement into dry shade - the most difficult of landscapes to plant successfully.

grasses for shade

Information on recommended ornamental grasses for shade

Perennials

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shade plants - evergreen Asarum europeaum, Hosta 'June,' Hakonechloa 'All Gold,' and the Japanese painted fern, Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum.

Golden Millet (Milium effusum) - If you have shade, you will want to start Golden Millet seeds! Most ornamental grasses need full sun, but t...

Golden Millet (Milium effusum) - If you have shade, you will want to start Golden Millet seeds! Most ornamental grasses need full sun, but t.

Name: Lilyturf, (Liriope)  An easy-to-grow favorite shade perennial. Loved for its grassy foliage and spikes of blue or white flowers in late summer, as well as its resistance to deer and rabbits, lilyturf is practically a plant-it-and-forget garden resident. It grows best in Zones 5-10 and grows a foot tall.    Test Garden Tip: Lilyturf can be a fast, almost aggressive spreader when it's happy.

Our Favorite Shade Garden Perennials

Lilyturf (Liriope) is an easy-to-grow favorite shade plant. Resistance to deer and rabbits, lilyturf is practically a plant-it-and-forget garden resident. It grows best in Zones and grows a foot tall. Lilyturf can be a fast, almost aggressive spreader

Japanese forestgrass (Hakonechloa macra) is a wonderful grass for plants that grow in shade. It offers a lovely waterfall-like habit and variegated varieties have bight gold, yellow, or white in the foliage. In fall, the leaves of these shade plants usually pick up beautiful reddish tones. It grows best in Zones 5-9 and grows a foot tall. Top Picks: 'Aureola' bears bright yellow leaves with dark green edges; 'All Gold' has even brighter golden foliage. Plant it with: Add zing to a shady…

Our Favorite Shade Garden Perennials

Japanese forestgrass (Hakonechloa macra) is a wonderful grass for plants that grow in shade. It offers a lovely waterfall-like habit and variegated varieties have bight gold, yellow, or white in the foliage. In fall, the leaves of these shade plants usual

Japanese Forestgrass  SHADE PLANT:  Japanese forestgrass (Hakonechloa macra) is a wonderful grass for shady areas. It offers a lovely waterfall-like habit and variegated varieties have bight gold, yellow, or white in the foliage. In fall, the leaves usually pick up beautiful reddish tones. It grows best in Zones 5-9 and grows a foot tall.

Our Favorite Shade Garden Perennials

SHADE Top Picks: 'Aureola' bears bright yellow leaves with dark green edges; 'All Gold' has even brighter golden foliage. Plant it with: Add zing to a shady corner by planting Japanese forestgrass with a bold, golden hosta.

One of the few grasses that thrives in part shade! Only 18-24" tall, its slender leaves form a fountain of bright green and then become suffused with crimson and purple in fall. Beautiful cascading down a shady bank or over a retaining wall. Likes evenly moist soil, but tolerates dry spells. Zones 5-9. 3" pot. Hakonechloa macra 'Beni-kaze'. -

Beni Kaze Japanese Forest Grass The flowing pattern of this ornamental grass looks beautiful cascading down a bank or retaining wall. It also makes a nice ground cover or container planting.

Growing ornamental grasses is fun. You can decorate your house, garden, balcony or patio with them. So, what are the best ornamental grasses for containers? We named a few, check out!

Best Ornamental Grasses for Containers and How to Grow them

Growing ornamental grasses is fun. You can decorate your house, garden, balcony or patio with them. So, what are the best ornamental grasses for containers? We named a few, check out!

Sweet Woodruff This is a perfect shade loving plant if you have a shady, difficult spot you want to cover. These white flowers will bloom in May and June. They are simple and even smell great too!

10 Gorgeous Plants that LOVE Shade - Page 4 of 11

non invasive ornamental shade grasses

non invasive ornamental shade grasses

10 Great Plants for Shady Gardens: Heuchera (Coral bells), Lamium maculatum (Dead nettle), Tiarella cordifolia (Foamflower), Pulmonaria (Lungwort), Astilbe, Digitalis (Foxglove), Hakonechloa (Japanese forest grass), Primula (Primrose), Euphorbia (Spurge), & Alchemilla (Lady’s mantle)

10 Great Plants for Shade Gardening

hakonechloa japanese forest grass, likes partial shade, turns red orange or purple in fall

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Annabelle hydrangea Hakone Japanese Forest Grass in a Toronto shade garden by…

It's easy to grow, looks exotic, and will thrive in the shade. Palm sedge is a beautiful perennial with glossy green, grasslike leaves that grows 2-3 feet tall. An excellent shade-loving groundcover, palm sedge will flourish in damp soil, even clay.

Palm sedge is a beautiful perennial with glossy green, grasslike leaves that grows feet tall. An excellent shade-loving groundcover, palm sedge will flourish in damp soil, even clay.

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