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Moisture loving shade plants

These shade plants require a little more moisture than other plants or simply enjoy to grow in a more wet location.

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Astilbe 'August Light'

Astilbe 'August Light' is an arendsii hybrid with red tinted foliage in the spring that changes to a medium green and is topped with 28" tall, slender spikes of scarlet red buds opening to reddish-pink flower in mid to late summer.


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    Astilbe 'Chocolate Shogun'

    Astilbe 'Chocolate Shogun' has glossy chocolate colored foliage with light pink flowers in mid to late summer and is one of the best dark leafed plant we've seen. (PP#26430)


  • Ships April to mid-May and again after mid-September
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    Astilbe 'Diamonds and Pearls'

    Astilbe 'Diamonds and Pearls' is the first pure white chinensis hybrid to be introduced! It is a robust grower with 28" tall, full plumes of silvery white flowers on thick stems over dark green foliage. (PP#19092)


  • Ships April to mid-May and again after mid-September
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    Astilbe 'Maggie Daley'

    Astilbe 'Maggie Daley' is a chinensis hybrid with dense lavender-purple plumes over shiny, dark green foliage in late summer on 28" stems. It is similar to Astilbe 'Visions' but almost a foot taller!


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    Astilbe 'Mighty Pip'

    Astilbe 'Mighty Pip' is one of the tallest of the chinensis types on the market, having the potential to grow over 4 feet high in the moist woodland garden! This award winning plant has full pink plumes that bloom in mid to late summer on sturdy 48 to 53" stems.


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    Astilbe 'Milk and Honey'

    Astilbe 'Milk and Honey' is a chinensis hybrid with creamy white plumes that age to a light pink. It has silvery foliage in the spring that becomes dark green and grows to 30" high.


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    Astilbe 'Perkeo'

    Astilbe x crispa 'Perkeo' is a cute miniature astilbe with tight, low growing, dark green crispate leaves and small dark pink flower stalks in midsummer. Grow it with miniature hostas or in the moist, shady rock garden.


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    Astilbe 'Pumila'

    Astilbe 'Pumila' is a chinensis hybrid with 10" high, dense light purple plumes over low growing, medium green foliage in late summer. This plant spreads underground to form a thick groundcover and it is always the last to bloom in our growing areas.


  • Ships April to mid-May and again after mid-September
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    Astilbe 'Purple Candles'

    Astilbe 'Purple Candles' is a tall chinensis hybrid with full, violet turning light purple plumes held on tall 42" stems over coarse, dark green foliage in mid to late summer.


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    Astilbe 'Purple Rain'

    Astilbe 'Purple Rain' is a chinensis type with with thick, rich, deep green foliage that is topped with dense, fluffy lilac flowers in mid to late summer.  It is somewhat compact, growing about 20" high, and it has held up very well through the summer in our nursery. (PP#21887)


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    Astilbe 'Red Sentinel'

    Astilbe 'Red Sentinel' is a scarlet red flowering astilbe with open, airy, 24" plumes over forest green foliage. Like all Astilbe, give it continuous, ample moisture and protection from the sun.


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    Astilbe 'Rise and Shine'

    Astilbe 'Rise and Shine' is a chinensis hybrid with large 8" pyramidal plumes that are fragrant, long-lasting hot pink, growing 26" high over thick but compact, coarse green foliage.


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    Astilbe 'Vision Inferno'

    Astilbe 'Vision Inferno' is a vigorous, drought resistant chinensis type with strong and healthy foliage topped in midsummer with 18" high, dense pink and cream flowers that age to green colored seed capsules. (PP#26012)


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    Astilbe 'Visions in Red'

    Astilbe 'Visions in Red' is a chinensis hybrid with thick, fragrant, long lasting magenta-purple flowers on 15" red stems over thick and compact, coarse, deep green foliage that emerges with a bronze-red tint in the spring. (PP#11965)


  • Ships April to mid-May and again after mid-September
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    Astilbe 'Visions in White'

    Astilbe 'Visions in White' is a great addition to the "Visions" astilbe series, with thick, fragrant, pure white plumes in midsummer on 20" stems over thick, coarse, dark green foliage. (PP#18965)


  • Ships April to mid-May and again after mid-September
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    Iris cristata 'Powder Blue Giant'

    Iris 'Powder Blue Giant' flowers in late spring with large 3" light blue flowers with gold crests and violet-blue accents. It grows just 6-8" high and is great along pathways in a moist, semi-shady location.


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    Iris cristata 'Tennessee White'

    Iris 'Tennessee White' has many delightful, pure white flowers with a yellow crest in late spring. It grows just 6" high and is great along pathways in a moist, semi-shady location.


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    Ligularia 'Britt Marie Crawford'

    Ligularia 'Britt Marie Crawford' emerges with fantastic deep dark glossy maroon foliage that turns slightly green later forming a mound about 3' tall and wide. In late summer they are topped with flat clusters of orangish-yellow, daisy-like flowers. (PP#16113)


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    Ligularia 'Desdemona'

    Ligularia 'Desdemona' forms a wide clump of large, heart-shaped, purple backed green foliage which in late summer are topped with flat clusters of orangish-yellow, daisy-like flowers. They grow about 3' tall and wide and need rich, moist soil for best growth.


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    Ligularia 'Dragon's Breath'

    Ligularia 'Dragon's Breath' is a slow growing, dwarf form of Ligularia przewalskii with thicker and more deeply cut leaves, growing 13" tall with 30" flower spikes. Naturally moist to wet soil is needed, so grow at the edge of a stream, bog, or swamp.


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    Ligularia 'The Rocket'

    Ligularia 'The Rocket' is a stately plant with very tall, 5 to 6' golden yellow flower spikes that rise up high over large, serrated green foliage. This variety needs constantly moist to wet soil for best growth but is spectacular in the right situation.


  • Ships April to mid-May and again after mid-September
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    Matteuccia struthiopteris

    Matteuccia struthiopteris, or ostrich ferns, have large 36 to 60", upright deep green fronds that form a distinct vase shape. They like rich, moist soil for best growth yet are vigorous spreaders under any conditions.


  • Ships April to mid-May and again after mid September
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