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Epimedium Orange Koningin.

Epimedium Orange Koningin.

Epimedium youngianum Niveum, Bishop's Hat. Dry shade ground cover; leaves stay green in winter.

Epimedium youngianum Niveum, Bishop's Hat. Dry shade ground cover; leaves stay green in winter.

Red Barrenwort - can tolerate dry shade such as the base of a tree (once established). Red spring flowers, heart shaped leaves, and bronze fall foliage make this a multi-functional plant.

Red Barrenwort - can tolerate dry shade such as the base of a tree (once established). Red spring flowers, heart shaped leaves, and bronze fall foliage make this a multi-functional plant.

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12 Most Resilient Ground Covers For Your Yard

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shade garden: bleeding heart, trillium, lily of the valley, solomons seal and Siberian bugloss

shade garden: bleeding heart, trillium, lily of the valley, solomons seal and Siberian bugloss

Root Cuttings - *comments, w/ any of these plants, break a bit of root & baby left behind... link to list of plants to take root cuttings from - summary for Zone 3: Bergenia, Brunnera, Cimicifuga, Echinacea, Epimedium, Eryngium - sea holly, echinops - globe thistle, filipendula (meadowsweet) hops, gas plant - dictamnus (beautiful spires but poisonous - gives similar look as a penstemon patch for our zone), ligularia, lysymachia - loosestrife, mint, pulmonaria (some), Symphytum - comfrey

Root Cuttings - *comments, w/ any of these plants, break a bit of root & baby left behind... link to list of plants to take root cuttings from - summary for Zone 3: Bergenia, Brunnera, Cimicifuga, Echinacea, Epimedium, Eryngium - sea holly, echinops - globe thistle, filipendula (meadowsweet) hops, gas plant - dictamnus (beautiful spires but poisonous - gives similar look as a penstemon patch for our zone), ligularia, lysymachia - loosestrife, mint, pulmonaria (some), Symphytum - comfrey

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Lamium (dead nettles) is a great shade perennial and ground cover that spreads rapidly and does well with little sun.

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Lamium (dead nettles) is a great shade perennial and ground cover that spreads rapidly and does well with little sun.

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