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Dry Shade Perennials Notoriously considered one of the most challenging sites in the garden, dry shaded Anemone × hybrida ‘Honorine Jobert’

locations can be a test to even the most experienced gardener to create a lush landscape with seasonal colors. This challenge is as common as it is taxing— dry shade is found in wooded landscapes, along shaded slopes,

TOP PERFORMERS Alchemilla mollis ‘Auslese’ Anemone hybrids and cultivars Asarum canadense Aster cordifolius and cultivars Aster divaricatus and cultivars Calamagrostis brachytricha Callisia rosea ‘Morning Grace’ Carex ‘Silver Sceptre’ Carex appalachica Carex dolichostachya Gold FountainsTM Carex eburnea Carex flacca ‘Blue Zinger’ Carex flaccosperma Carex laxiculmus Bunny Blue® Carex oshimensis ‘Evergold’ Carex pensylvanica Carex plantaginea Carex platyphylla Chrysogonum virginianum and cultivars Deschampsia flexuosa Dicentra eximia Dryopteris erythrosora ‘Brilliance’

Dryopteris marginalis Erigeron pulchellus var. pulchellus ‘Lynnhaven Carpet’ Eupatorium rugosum ‘Chocolate’ Euphorbia amygdaloides var. robbiae Geranium maculatum and cultivars Geum fragarioides Helleborus foetidus Heuchera longiflora Heuchera macrorhiza ‘Autumn Bride’ Heuchera villosa ‘Caramel’ Meehania cordata Packera aurea Phlox divaricata and cultivars Phlox stolonifera and cultivars Polystichum acrostichoides Polystichum polyblepharum Pycnanthemum muticum Scutellaria ovata Sedum ternatum ‘Larinem Park’ Solidago caesia Tricyrtis formosana ‘Samurai’ Tricyrtis ‘Sinonome’ Viola walteri ‘Silver Gem’

Carex pensylvanica

areas close to building Helleborus Brandywine™

foundations, under

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eaves, or beneath mature

shade collection that will delight your customers from spring to fall.

Aster divaricatus

trees thirsty for any available soil moisture. In such competitive conditions, many shade perennials fail to thrive— but with the right plants, proper establishment, and care during periods Polystichum polyblepharum

of drought, dry shade gardens can be as enjoyable as any other part of the garden. Here is our list of favorite dry shade tolerant perennials with blooms beginning in early spring and continuing through fall.

Sedum ternatum ‘Larinem Park’

Phlox divaricata ‘Blue Moon’

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Dry Shade Collection by North Creek Nurseries  

Notoriously considered one of the most challenging sites in the garden; dry shade locations can be a test to even the most experienced garde...

Dry Shade Collection by North Creek Nurseries  

Notoriously considered one of the most challenging sites in the garden; dry shade locations can be a test to even the most experienced garde...

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