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Shade Gardens
We began establishing a shade gardens in our outdoor studio garden in Big Bend, Wisconsin, during 1987. Following, is our list of a few terms and then a list of important plants that we grow.

Shade: These are communities of full shade to partial shade.


Shade Garden Plants

Arum (Arum), Amorphophallus (Amorphophallus), Arisaema (Jack In The Pulpit), Pinellia (Pinellia), Typhonium (Typhinium)
Exotic and native plants.

Asarum (Wildginger)
Hexastylis (Heartleaf)
Late spring flowering perennial.

Saruma (Asian Wild Ginger)
Late spring flowering perennial

Epimedium (Fairy Wings)
Spring flowering perennial.

Podophyllum (Mayapple)
Spring flowering perennial.

Brunnera (Brunnera), Mertensia (Bluebells), Pulmonaria (Lungwort)
Late spring flowering perennial.

Tiarella (Formflower), Heuchera (Alumroot), Heucherella (Heuchera x Tiarella), Tellima (Tellima)
Peltoboykinia (Peltoboykinia), Rodgersia (Rodgersia)
Shade Plants.

Arabis (Rockcress)
Cardamine (Cut Leaved Toothwort)
Early spring flowering perennial.

Dicentra (Dutchman's Breeches)
Early spring flowering perennial.
Future image Disporum
Early spring flowering perennial.

Erythronium (Trout Lily)
Early spring woodland perennial.

Hosta (Plaintain Lily)
Shade plants.

Polygonatum and Maianthemum (Solomon's Seal)
Early spring woodland perennial.

Tricyrtis (Toad Lily)
Late fall flowering perennial.

Trillium (Wakerobin)
Early woodland perennial.

Uvularia (Bellwort)
Early spring woodland perennial.

Sanguinaria (Bloodroot)
Early spring woodland perennial.

Claytonia (Springbeauty)
Early spring flowering perennial.

Helleborus (Lenten Rose)
Late summer flowering perennial.

Hepatica (Hepatica)
Spring flowering perennial.


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