Posts Tagged ‘Shade’

Aralia ‘Sun King’

‘Sun King’ Aralia makes you think a plant for sun… not so!!! This foliage plant is a shade gardeners dream come true, if for no other reason than just another choice. Standing 36 inches tall ‘Sun King’ could be used as a backdrop to your Heucheras and Hostas. Each branch has several chartreuse leaves that fan out for an airy garden look. In the late summer white flowers emerge that later turn into purple berries. ‘Sun King’ would also be a great center piece to a shade to part shade container garden, add in some Xtreme™ Impatiens or Bada Bing® Begonias for a constant summer color.

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Heuchera ‘Southern Comfort’

Heuchera Southern Comfort

Heuchera Southern Comfort

(Coral Bells) Heuchera ‘Southern Comfort‘ brings out the warm feelings you experience when you head south. The beautiful array of colors that change from cinnamon peach to burnished copper to amber leave you breathless when you see this beauty. The large mounding foliage make ‘Southern Comfort‘ a must have Heuchera for your part shade gardens.  Heucheras are deer resistant and attract the butterflies and hummingbirds that you desire.

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Tiarella ‘Sugar and Spice’ PP16,738

Tiarella 'Sugar and Spice' Photo Property of Garden Crossings

(Foamflower) Tiarella ‘Sugar and Spice’ PP16,738 is the result of extensive breeding efforts at Terra Nova Nurseries and perhaps the best Tiarella ever! The dramatic, lacy leaves are painted with heavily marked dark centers and have a shiny appearance that almost appears to be lacquered. In spring, a profusion of lightly fragrant bottlebrush flowers are displayed for a very long time. The flowers of ‘Sugar & Spice‘ PP16,738 are white with a unique pink frosting.

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Dicentra ‘Burning Hearts’

Oh how I love to walk around the greenhouse and just see what new is blooming. It changes daily with so many great products available. today on my walk I just could not help but stop and take sometime with the Dicentra ‘Burning Hearts‘.  ‘Burning Heart’ is a show stopping Dicentra! The loads of deep red hearts, stung out on each fern leafed branch. Some still closed and other with their hearts wide open for all to see. The compact habit of Dicentra ‘Burning Hearts’ makes this just the right plant for borders in your shade to part shade gardens. Blooming through out the summer Dicentra ‘Burning Hearts’ will make your heart melt day after day.

Dicentra 'Burning Hearts'

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Gold Splash® Euonymus

Euonymus 'Gold Splash'

(Spindle Tree)  Gold Splash® Euonymus brings a real improvement in Euonymus! The big, round leaves of this selection have bright, gold variegation that is very stable. It has far more impact in the landscape than other, older varieties. The disease resistant foliage of Gold Splash® maintains its color all year long, and is accented by showy, persistent yellow fruit and orange seeds in the fall. A Proven Winners® ColorChoice® Flowering Shrub.

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