Plants for Shady Areas

Flowering Shrubs

Andromeda - Pieris

Varieties: 'Dorothy Wycoff' / 'Mountain Fire' / 'Valley Rose' / 'Valley Valentine'

Azalea

Varieties: 'Delaware Valley White' / 'Hershey Red' / 'Hino Crimson' / 'Rose Bud' / 'Stewartstonian' / 'Tradition'

Hydrangea

Varieties: 'All Summer Beauty' / 'Annabelle' / 'Bobo' / 'Bombshell' / 'Cityline Venice' / 'Cityline Vienna' / 'Endless Summer' / 'Fire & Ice' / 'Forever Pink' / 'Limelight' / 'Masja' / 'Nikko Blue' / 'Pee Wee' / 'Vanilla Strawberry' / 'Variegated' / 'Wedding Gown'

Hamamelis - Witchhazel

Varieties: 'Arnold's Promise' / 'Diane'

Ilex verticillata - Winterberry Holly

Varieties:  'Berry Heavy' / 'Jim Dandy' / 'Southern Gentleman' / 'Sparkleberry' / 'Winter Red'

Kalmia - Mountain Laurel

Varieties: 'Bullseye' / 'Minuet' / 'Olympic Fire' / 'Sarah'

Rhododendron

Varieties: 'Capistrano' / 'Chinoides' / 'Cunningham's White' / 'Landmark' / 'Nova Zembla' / 'Olga' / 'PJM' / 'Purple Gem' / 'Roseum Elegans' / 'Yaku Princess'


Flowering Trees

Amelanchier - Serviceberry or Shadblow

Varieties: 'Autumn Brilliance' / 'Robin Hill'


Evergreen Shrubs

Buxus - Boxwood

Varieties: 'Green Gem' / 'Green Mountain' / 'Green Velvet' / 'Winter Gem'

Ilex meserveae - Blue Holly

Varieties: 'Blue Boy' / 'Blue Girl' / 'Blue Maid' / 'Blue Prince' / 'Blue Princess'

Leucothoe

Varieties: 'Coast' / 'Scarletta'

Microbiota - Russian Cypress

Varieties: 'Microbiota'


Ground Cover

Ajuga

Varieties: 'Bronze Beauty' / 'Burgundy Glow'

Liriope - Lilyturf

Varieties: 'Big Blue' / 'Variegatus'

Pachysandra

Varieties: Pachysandra

Vinca - Myrtle

Varieties: Vinca


Shade Trees

Glenditsia - Locust

Varieties: 'Shademaster'