A clump-forming perennial that is grown not only for its flowers but also for its fern-like foliage. Bell-shaped yellow flowers with long spurs bloom late spring to early summer. A dependable, colorful plant for shady spots in the landscape.
Excellent edging and foreground plant perfectly suited for shady perennial borders. Fluffy plumes are displayed above shiny, dark bronzy-green, lacy foliage. Thrives in moist conditions.
Farfugium japonicum ‘Aureomaculatum’
Interesting perennial with rounded, shiny green leaves that are splashed with bright yellow markings. Yellow, daisy-like flowers on branched stems late summer into fall. Adds great texture to partly shaded areas of the landscape.
Finely divided fronds up to 2 feet long are reddish when unfurling, later turning deep green. Erect, spreading evergreen fern that can be used as an accent, border or ground cover in the landscape. Drought tolerant and hardy variety.
Asparagus densiflorus ‘Myers’
Long, plume-like stems hold soft, needle-like leaves. A popular choice for containers but works equally well when planted in mass or used as an edging plant. Adds a nice texture to the garden.
An erect, durable fern with very showy fronds, having glossy holly-like leaves. This shade loving fern is perfect for mass planting or as an accent in shady areas. Really nice beneath trees and shrubs. Evergreen.
Athyrium niponicum ‘Pictum’
Colorful, shade-loving fern with dark blue-green fronds that are accented with silvery variegation. Non-aggressive, spreading habit. Great in woodland settings or in shady borders.
Robust tropical fern with stout creeping rhizomes and lacy, lustrous, olive green fronds. Adds a nice texture to the landscape. Useful in shady gardens and tropical settings.
Produces light green upright fronds on an open fountain shaped plant. Slowly spreads by rhizomes to eventually form a nice cover. Great in naturalized or woodland settings or well-suited beneath large shade trees. Perennial.
A welcome addition to any landscape, these shade-loving perennials are known for their foliage texture and colors. Small flowers on wiry stems in summer are an added bonus. Stunning in mass plantings. Evergreen in DFW.