Shade Garden

What is Japanese Spurge?

Japanese spurge, Pachysandra terminalis, is a perennial plant that makes an outstanding evergreen ground cover plant for shady areas of your landscape. Pachysandra terminalis, pachysandra, grows in Zones 4-8 and has a spreading form with medium textured foliage.  Spurge will grow 8”h x 8”w. Japanese spurge prefers full or partial shade and fertile to moderately fertile, [...]

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English Primrose, Primula vulgaris, Facts and Information

English primrose, Primula vulgaris, comes in bright colors and are delightful in spring. Find facts and information on growing and caring for English primrose. They will make your yard and garden come to life. Facts and Information  English primrose is a perennial with a well rounded form. It grows in Zones 4-8 and is often used [...]

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Impatiens- Impatiens Are Perfect for the Shady Garden

Impatiens, Impatiens walleriana, are often used as a bedding plant for shady spaces. Impatiens may also be known as busy Lizzie or touch-me-not. Shady areas have always been a problem for gardeners but impatiens turn problems areas into beautiful mounds of color. Get facts and information on growing gorgeous impatiens. Facts and Information on Growing Impatiens [...]

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Bleeding Heart Plant- Two of the Best Bleeding Heart Varieties

The bleeding heart plant bears spectacular heart-shaped flowers. Bleeding hearts are very popular perennials that come in many varieties. Find facts and information on two different types of bleeding heart plants that can be easily incorporated into your landscape. Bleeding Heart Plant Facts Two varieties of bleeding hearts, the common bleeding heart and fringed bleeding heart [...]

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