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The Best Perennials for Shade

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The Best New Shade Perennials for 2014

Cinnamon Curls Coralbells - Growing conditions: Shade, Partial shade Size: 8–12 inches tall, 12–16 inches wide Zones: 4–9

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New Shade-Loving Perennial Varieties for 2013

Bristleleaf Sedge. A native groundcover and wonderful naturalizer, this shade-and-sun-loving bristleleaf sedge fits in anywhere -- from woodland and rock gardens to perennial borders. Plants grow 6 to 8 inches tall and bear long, soft, threadlike foliage. In early spring, small whitish-green flower spikes appear. Plant in mass for a gorgeous green groundcover or as an edging plant. This hardy sedge tolerates dry conditions

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The Best Perennials for Your Yard

Japanese painted fern Light:Part Sun,Shade Type:Perennial Plant feet wide Landscape Uses:Containers,Beds & Borders,Groundcover Special Features:Attractive Foliage,Tolerates Wet Soil,Easy to Grow Plant with hosta, indian pink, astilbe, & coral bells

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The Best New Shade Perennials for 2014

Heuchera ‘Fall Festival’. This easy-care perennial develops masses of pinkish leaves with a light silver overlay. Forms a tight mound that works well in pots and planters or as an edging plant in the shade border. It’s also heat- and drought-resistant. Shade, Partial shade. To 10–12 inches tall, 12–14 inches wide. Zones: 4–9

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The Best Perennials for Your Yard

1994: 'Sprite' Astilbe_Fill your shade garden with charm and color with easy-growing 'Sprite' astilbe. This selection features pink, feather-like plumes in early summer over finely textured rich green foliage. Name: Astilbe 'Sprite' Size: To 2 feet tall and 3 feet wide Zones: 4-8 Plant it with: Hosta, bleeding heart, or Canadian wild ginger