Actaea japonica 'Silver Blush' has has wands of creamy-white bottle brush flowers and serrated silver foliage maturing to green.
Actaea japonica 'Silver Dance' is has wands of creamy-white bottle brush flowers and silver foliage maturing to green.
Actaea pachypoda 'Misty Blue' is a white baneberry with bluish foliage and white flowers followed by white fruit with a black dot.
Adiantum hispidulum forms delicate fronds that emerge pink against the previous year's dark green. A unique and gorgeous fern for the shade garden.
Adiantum pedatum, the northern Maidenhair fern, is one of the most beautiful of all ferns with distinctive palmate fronds.
Adiantum raddianum 'Fragrantissimum' is an evergreen maidenhair fern with arching black stems and light green aromatic fronds.
The evergreen Himalayan maidenhair fern, Adiantum venustum, forms delicate and elegant, slowly expanding mats.
Adiantum x mairisii is a delicate hybrid with black stems and lacy, bright green fronds. Sure to delight in the shade garden.
Ajuga Feathered Friends 'Cordial Canary' is a semi-evergreen bugleweed with bright gold foliage and cobalt-blue flowers.
Ajuga Feathered Friends 'Fancy Finch' is a semi-evergreen bugleweed with trifoliate colours of gold, bronze and green with blue flowers.
Ajuga Feathered Friends 'Fierce Falcon' is a semi-evergreen bugleweed with glossy, purple to black foliage and cobalt-blue flowers.
Ajuga Feathered Friends 'Noble Nightingale' is a semi-evergreen bugleweed with metallic black leaves and cobalt with blue flowers.
Ajuga Feathered Friends 'Parrot Paradise' is a semi-evergreen bugleweed with yellow, orange, and red leaves with blue flowers.
Ajuga Feathered Friends 'Tropical Toucan' is a semi-evergreen bugleweed with golden yellow leaves with blue flowers.
Ajuga reptans 'Golden Glow' has gold and cream variegated foliage that is flushed with pink in cooler weather.
Ajuga reptans 'Princess Elsa' is an evergreen bugleweed with shiny, silver foliage and blue-purple flowers.
Ajuga reptans 'Princess Leia' is a tricolour variegated, evergreen bugleweed with silver-green, creamy white and dark green foliage.
Anemone 'Elfin Swan' is the dwarf version of 'Wild Swan' with large, white outward-facing flowers with purple reverses reaching just 14 inches high and blooming all summer.
Anemone 'Ruffled Swan' is the tallest of the Swan series with spectacular, semi-double, white flowers with violet blue reverses.
Snowdrop anemone (Anemone sylvestris) has pure white, fragrant flowers in early spring.
Arachniodes simplicior 'Variegata' is an Indian Holly fern with a yellow streak running down its gorgeous waxy, dark green, evergreen fonds.
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, known as kinnikinnick or bear berry, is a slow-growing evergreen native ground cover.
Aruncus dioicus, the giant goat's beard, is a stately BC native perennial with tall, creamy white plumes.
Aspidistra 'Hoshizora' is one of the hardiest and most vigorous cultivars with large leaves up to three feet tall with widely-spaced spots.
Aspidistra 'Ginga' is a dwarf plant with dark green leaves flecked with yellow that is hardy outdoors on the west coast or makes an easy houseplant elsewhere.
Asplenium scolopendrium 'Cristatum' makes a beautiful specimen with shiny, evergreen, tongue-like fronds with a crested tip.
Hart's tongue fern, Asplenium scolopendrium, makes a beautiful specimen with light green undissected foliage that looks like tongues.
Astilboides tabularis is one of the best of all foliage plants for a dramatic focal point in the shade.
Athyrium 'Godzilla' is a giant Japanese painted fern growing 3 feet tall by 6 feet wide! Your shade garden will never be the same.
Tatting fern (Athyrium 'Frizelliae') is a real conversation piece with its alternating, half moon shaped, fringed pinnae.