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Shady Corner Garden Design

Dundee Fact Sheets

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This plan for a simple garden in a shady corner can be completed to your tastes by selecting one plant variety from each category listed below.

Also reference the Dundee Fact Sheets “Installing a Planting Bed” and "Shade Gardening"

Shady Corner Garden Design Diagram
"A"                                                                  "B"
Choose one variety:                                        Choose one variety:
Alchemilla (Llady's Mantle)                                 Hosta 'Blue Angel'
Astilbe (any 12-15" tall variety)                          Hosta "August Moon'
Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears'                                      Hosta 'Earth Angel'
Hosta 'Golden Tiara'                                           Hosta fortunei 'Albo Marginata'
Phlox (any divaricata variety)                             Hosta fortunei 'Minuteman'
Pulmonaria (any variety)                                    Hosta 'Francee'
                                                                       Hosta 'St.Paul'
                                                                        Hosta 'Patriot'

"C"                                                                  "D"
Choose one variety:                                         Choose one variety:
Astilbe (any 2' - 2.5' variety)                               Bergenia
Athyrium nipponicum 'Pictum'                              Brunnera
     (Japanese Painted Fern)                                Heuchera
                                                                         Tradescantia (Spiderwort)


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