Sloping Garden along Stone Wall

Demonstration Gardens
About This Project

This garden is in shade most of the day. A strong backbone of flowering shrubs is graced by drifts of perennials. Something is always in bloom from February through November. Examples of plants in this garden include:

Brunnera macrophylla (PERENNIAL FORGET-ME-NOT)

Leucojum astivum (SUMMER SNOWFLAKE)

Geranium phaeum ‘Sambor’  (CRANESBILL GERANIUM)

Viburnum plicatum ‘Wantanabei’ (UPRIGHT SUMMER SNOWFLAKE VIBURNUM)

Miscanthus zebrinis (ZEBRA GRASS)

Heptacodium micoiniodes (SEVEN SONS TREE)

Begonia evansiana  (HARDY PERENNIAL BEGONIA)

Hydrangea quercifolia  (OAKLEAF HYDRANGEA)

Hydrangea paniculata ‘Tardiva’  (TREE HYDRANGEA)

Kirengeshoma palmata (YELLOW WAXBELLS)

Cimicifuga racemosa     (BUGBANE)