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Thursday, 31 October 2019

Planting in Shade Particularly Dry Shade


Epimedium

One of the most difficult spots to plant is shade.  Here are some suggestions that should help to carpet the ground accompanied by cyclamen corms a mixture of spring bulbs and ferns such as asplenium, polypodium and polystichum. Those in bold are particularly good choices.

Specifically for dry shade

Geraniumn macrorrhizum


Acanthus
Ajuga
Anemone
Aster
Bergenia
Brunnera Jack Frost
Convallaria
Comfrey
Dicentra
Digitalus
Epimedium
Euphorbia (varieties)
Heuchera
Geranium endressii
Geranium macrorrhizum
Geraniumn phaem
Iris Foetidissima

Lamium

Lathyrus Vernus
Liriope muscari
Melissa officinalis
Persicaria
Polygonatum
Sedum
Tellima grandiflora
Vinca
Viola Ordorata

Symphytum (Comfrey) 


General Shade List

Here is my general shade plant list. Click to enlarge. Again those highlighted I hope to be particularly good in dry shade.





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