The Shady Lady’s Guide to Northeast Shade Gardening: Photos of Selected Shrubs

September 5, 2014 by  
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Rhododendron 'Chionoides'Rhododendron ‘Chionoides’ (broad-leaved hybrid rhododendron)

 

 

Rhododendron 'Girard's Kathy' (evergreen azalea) Rhododendron ‘Girard’s Kathy’ (evergreen azalea)

 

 

Rhododendron roseum (deciduous azalea)Rhododendron roseum (deciduous azalea)

 

 

Pieris japonicaPieris japonica (andromeda)

 

 

Kalmia latifoliaKalmia latifolia ‘Nathan Hale’ (mountain laurel cultivar)

 

 

Leucothoe sp.Leucothoe sp. (probably L. fontenisiana)

 

 

Ilex hybridIlex hybrid (probably a cultivar of I. x meservae)

 

 

Hydrangea macrophylla (bigleaf hydrangea)Hydrangea macrophylla

 

 

Hydrangea arborescensHydrangea arborescens (smooth hydrangea, probably ‘Annabelle’)

 

 

Hydrangea quercifoliaHydrangea quercifolia (oakleaf hydrangea)

 

 

Viburnum acerifoliumViburnum acerifolium (maple-leaved viburnum)

 

 

FothergillaFothergilla gardenii cv. (fothergilla)

 

 

Lindera benzoinLindera benzoin (spicebush) in flower

 

 

Lindera benzoin Lindera benzoin (spicebush) in fruit

 

 

Ilex verticillataIlex verticillata (winterberry) berries

 

 

Clethra alnifoliaClethra alnifolia (summersweet)

 

 

The Shady Lady’s Guide to Northeast Shade Gardening: Photos of Plants for Special Situations

May 24, 2014 by  
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ActaeaFlowerActaea sp. (baneberry) in flower

 

 

ActaeaRedBerryActaea displaying red berries

 

 

ActaeaWhiteBerryActaea displaying white berries

 

 

Anemone CanadensisAnemone canadensis (meadow anemone)

 

 

AnemonellaAnemonella thalictroides (syn. Thalictrum thalictroides; rue anemone)

 

 

CaulophyllumCaulophyllum thalictroides (blue cohosh) showing foliage only; maidenhair fern is to the rear, and Pulmonaria rubra is at front

 


CornusCanadensis
Cornus canadensis (syn. Chamaepericlymenum canadense; bunchberry). Full disclosure: this photo was taken in Alaska.

 


Erythronium
Erythronium americanum (trout lily) growing with Pulmonaria seedlings

 

 

GaultheriaProcumbensGaultheria procumbens (wintergreen) displaying fall fruit.

 

 

IrisCristataHoriz copyIris cristata (crested iris)

 

 

MitchellaRepensMitchella repens (partridgeberry) in fruit, intermingled with moss

 

 

PodophyllumPeltatumPodophyllum peltatum (mayapple)

 

 

PolypodiumPolypodium spp. (polypody fern)

 

 

RubusOdoratusRubus odoratus (purple-flowering raspberry)

 

 

SaxifragaStoloniferaSaxifraga stolonifera (strawberry begonia)

 

 

SenecioAureusSenecio aureus (syn. Packera aurea; golden ragwort)

 

 

Tradescantia virginiana (spiderwort). Photo coming soon! Thanks for your patience.

 

ZiziaApteraZizia aptera (golden Alexanders)