Zones 3-8. Sun to part Shade.
6-8' sprays of delicate, lavender flowers provide a great background in the garden. Good cut flower.
Emerges chartreuse with a deep red center and matures to glossy jade green with a deep purple center. Compact, clumping habit. Creamy white flowers.
This foamflower is a woodland plant with bright green pointy-edgedfoliage and lacy texture. Burgundy blotches in the center of the leaves. Ivory flowers. 9x13". Zones 4-9.
Grasslike foliage. Long flowering, prolific bloomer good for the border or naturalized shade areas.
Longer blooming with large clusters of large periwinkle blue flowers.
Zones 3-9. A gold foliage Spiderwort that doesn't burn in the sun. Soft blue flowers cove the arching, bushy clumping plant. 16-18".
Lavendar pink flowers on golden folliage.
Zones 4-8. Graceful arching ladder like leaves that alternate up the stems. The orchid-like flowers start late in the season just in time to lighten up the shade garden while everything else is falling asleep.
24-26" Showy shade plant with a bright edge and reddish purple speckled Blooms.
16" fall. Zone 6. Variegated foliage with a gold margin. Purple flowers with darker spots. Spreader. Mulch for winter.
18-24". Late summer. Bold foliage. Large, lavender-purple blooms fade to white in the center.
Excellent plants for summer flowering. Taller ones are good border plants. Shorter ones are good for edging.
Extremely floriferous and compact plant with vibrant pink flowers. Beds, cutting. Zone 4. 10-12".
16-18". Compact clump of bright green, glossy foliage topped with deep purple flowers in summer and again in fall.
Giles Van Hess
6". Forms a nice mound of bright pink flowers spikes. Long flowering.
Zones 4-8. 16-20" well-branched, uniform growth. Spike-like, showy flowers that last.
Zones 4-8. 16-18". Versatile and upright this forms a compact clump of bright green foliage topped with deep royal purple flowers in summer and again in fall.
Flowers cove the top of deep green foliage.
12-15". Summer. A long flowering red variety with erect tapering stems.
15-18". Showy, compact violet-blue flowers.
Very Van Gogh
18-20". Paintbrush-like, rosy purple flowers on well-branched scapes.
Well-branched flowers on dark green, glossy leaves.
Sword-like creamy-yellow leaves with green edges that have a pink flush in fall & winter. Creamy white flower stalk. 2-3'.
2'. Uniform, compact habit of spiky blue-green to grey leaves. Has attractive, curly white filaments lining the leaves.
5-6'. Summer. (Adam's Needle) Bright green sword like foliage. Strong stately spikes bear creamy white bell-shaped flowers. A good specimen plant.