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My Shady project

I have a shady spot in my garden that really has been neglected so far. Its facing south, but under big pine trees. I´m trying to figure out which plants to use, saving this spot. This neglected area is messing up the veg plot in front! So this spring, i´ll make a project out of it, and the following plants are up for choosing.

False forget-me-not Brunnera macrophylla’Jack Frost’

Lily of the valley Convallaria majalis

Winter aconite Eranthis hyemalis

Umbrella bamboo Fargesia murieliae

Snowdrop Galanthus nivalis’Viridapice’

Hardy geranium Geranium ‘Johnsons Blue’

Plantain lily Hosta ‘Sum and Substance’

Himalayan blue poppy Meconopsis betonicifolia

Toad lily Tricyrtis hirta

Lungwort Pulmonaria longifolia

As I have mentioned before, I really love the mix of big leaved Hostas and small showerish flowers in light color tones. IE: Lily of the valley, Forget-me-nots and Snowdrops. I hope to make drifts with 3-7 plants of each species. You think this will work?

I would love to have more shade loving plants to choose from! Suggestions will be most appreciated! 🙂

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