Shade Garden

By: John E. Elsley

Creating a home Shade Garden of year round ornamental interest, utilizing plants that exhibit outstanding ornamental characteristics.

Winter

Camellia ‘Yuletide Carol’

Mahonia x media ‘Winter Sun’

Mahonia x media ‘Charity’

Mahonia x media ‘Underway'

Mahonia x media ‘Marvel’

Mahonia eurybracteata ‘Soft Caress’

Edgeworthia chrysantha

Hamamellis mollis ‘Wisley Supreme’

Prunus mume ‘Rosemary Clarke’

Fatsia japonica ‘Spider’s Web’

Pieris japonica ‘Valley Rose’

Elaeagnus x ebbingei ‘Gilt Edge’

Illicium parviflorum ‘Florida Sunshine’

Aucuba japonica ‘Hosoba Hoshifu’

Helleborous x hybridus Royal Heritage strain

Helleborous foetidus

Narcissus ‘February Gold’

Spring

Camellia ‘Crimson Candles’

Cercis canadensis ‘Appalachian Red’

Cercis canadensis ‘The Rising Sun’

Cercis chinensis ‘Avondale’

Magnolia x soulangiana ‘San Jose’

Pieris japonica ‘Katsura’

Fothergilla x intermedia ‘Blue Shadow’

Calycanthus floridus ‘Big George’

Rhododendron ‘Hilda Niblett’

Rhododendron ‘Gibraltar’

Rhododendron ‘Abbey’s Review’

Rhododendron ‘Koromo - shikibu’

Rhododendron Southgate Radiance

Rhododendron ‘Mt. Seven Star’

Wisteria macrostachia ‘Blue Moon’

Narcissus ‘Ice Follies’

Athyrium ‘Ghost’

Summer

Magnolia macrophylla

Cornus elliptica Empress of China

Taxodium distichum ‘Cascade Falls’

Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Snow Queen’

Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Munchkin’

Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Little Honey’

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Tovelit’

Polygonatum odoratum ‘Variegatum’

Fall

Acer palmatum ‘Ryusen’

Acer palmatum ‘Tamukeyama’

Hamamelis virginiana ‘Harvest Moon’

Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Ogon’

Tricyrtis hirta Miyazaki strain

Cyclamen hederifolium

Dryopteris erythrosora ‘Brilliance’

Carex scaposa

OUR PARTNERS

  • Splash Omnimedia
  • Simmons Irrigation Supply
  • Harrell's
  • Modern Turf
  • Davidson Farms
  • Ray Bracken Nursery, Inc.
  • River's Edge Nursery
  • Turf Connections
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PO Box 16
Columbia, SC 29202