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PLANTS FOR DRY SHADE
Dry shade can be a challenging situation for plants. Only a few shady characters can withstand these kinds of conditions and look good doing it. Though these are tough plants, they need to be established before you leave them to their own devices. Make sure to water them well for their first two summers.
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Antennaria plantaginifolia - Pussytoes - Antennaria plantaginifolia is a cold hardy, ground covering pussytoes with silver-green leaves and fuzzy, white and pink flowers. Antennaria plantaginifolia - Pussytoes - Asteraceae (The Aster/Daisy Family)

Antennaria plantaginifolia is a cold hardy, ground covering pussytoes with silver-green leaves and fuzzy, white and pink flowers.

Price: $18.99
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi - Kinnikinnick - Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, known as kinnikinnick or bear berry, is a slow-growing evergreen native ground cover. Arctostaphylos uva-ursi - Kinnikinnick - Ericaceae (The Heath Family)

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, known as kinnikinnick or bear berry, is a slow-growing evergreen native ground cover.

Price: $8.99
Epimedium 'Amber Queen' - Barrenwort
 - Epimedium 'Amber Queen' is a barrenwort with small yellow flowers and evergreen foliage that is bright green with a red blush. Epimedium 'Amber Queen' - Barrenwort - Berberidaceae (The Barberry Family)

Epimedium 'Amber Queen' is a barrenwort with small yellow flowers and evergreen foliage that is bright green with a red blush.

Price: $36.99
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Epimedium 'Pretty in Pink' - Barrenwort - Epimedium 'Pretty in Pink' has tri-coloured flowers displaying white, rose-pink, and dark pink tones atop gorgeous foliage. Epimedium 'Pretty in Pink' - Barrenwort - Berberidaceae (The Barberry Family)

Epimedium 'Pretty in Pink' has tri-coloured flowers displaying white, rose-pink, and dark pink tones atop gorgeous foliage.

Price: $36.99
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Epimedium 'Sandy Claws' - Barrenwort
 - Epimedium 'Sandy Claws' is a barrenwort with small creamy-white flowers and evergreen foliage that emerges maroon. Epimedium 'Sandy Claws' - Barrenwort - Berberidaceae (The Barberry Family)

Epimedium 'Sandy Claws' is a barrenwort with small creamy-white flowers and evergreen foliage that emerges maroon.

Price: $36.99
Epimedium grandiflorum 'Lilafee' - Barrenwort - Epimedium grandiflorum 'Lilafee' has spidery lavender-violet flowers with very long white spurs. Epimedium grandiflorum 'Lilafee' - Barrenwort - Berberidaceae (The Barberry Family)

Epimedium grandiflorum 'Lilafee' has spidery lavender-violet flowers with very long white spurs.

Price: $9.99
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Epimedium x perralchicum 'Frohnleiten' - Barrenwort - Epimedium x perralchicum 'Frohnleiten' is a chance hybrid with large bright yellow flowers with short brown spurs. Epimedium x perralchicum 'Frohnleiten' - Barrenwort - Berberidaceae (The Barberry Family)

Epimedium x perralchicum 'Frohnleiten' is a chance hybrid with large bright yellow flowers with short brown spurs.

Price: $9.99
Epimedium x rubrum - Barrenwort - Epimedium x rubrum is a superb low-growing ground cover for woodland and shady areas. Epimedium x rubrum - Barrenwort - Berberidaceae (The Barberry Family)

Epimedium x rubrum is a superb low-growing ground cover for woodland and shady areas.

Price: $9.99
Epimedium x versicolor 'Sulphureum' - Barrenwort - Epimedium x versicolor 'Sulphureum' has dramatic red-bronze new foliage and charming sulphur yellow flowers in early spring. Epimedium x versicolor 'Sulphureum' - Barrenwort - Berberidaceae (The Barberry Family)

Epimedium x versicolor 'Sulphureum' has dramatic red-bronze new foliage and charming sulphur yellow flowers in early spring.

Price: $9.99
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Epimedium x warleyense 'Orange Queen' - Barrenwort - Epimedium x warleyense 'Orange Queen' is a spreading barrenwort with coppery orange flowers with yellow centres. Epimedium x warleyense 'Orange Queen' - Barrenwort - Berberidaceae (The Barberry Family)

Epimedium x warleyense 'Orange Queen' is a spreading barrenwort with coppery orange flowers with yellow centres.

Price: $11.99
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Gaultheria shallon - Salal - Gaultheria shallon or salal is a lovely BC native that offers sweet edible blue-black berries long prized by First Nations peoples. Gaultheria shallon - Salal - Ericaceae (The Heath Family)

Gaultheria shallon or salal is a lovely BC native that offers sweet edible blue-black berries long prized by First Nations peoples.

Price: $7.99
Geranium macrorrhizum 'Bevan's Variety' - Bigroot Cranesbill - Geranium macrorhizum 'Bevan's Variety' has bright pink flowers. Plants are tolerant of dry shade. Geranium macrorrhizum 'Bevan's Variety' - Bigroot Cranesbill - Geraniaceae (The Geranium Family)

Geranium macrorhizum 'Bevan's Variety' has bright pink flowers. Plants are tolerant of dry shade.

Price: $19.99
Goodyera oblongifolia - Western Rattlesnake Plantain - Goodyera oblongifolia is a terrestrial orchid that spreads into small colonies of evergreen, ornately-variegated leaves. Goodyera oblongifolia - Western Rattlesnake Plantain - Orchidaceae (The Orchid Family)

Goodyera oblongifolia is a terrestrial orchid that spreads into small colonies of evergreen, ornately-variegated leaves.

Price: $9.99
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Mahonia aquifolium - Oregon Grape - Mahonia aquifolium, the Oregon grape, is a native evergreen shrub with thick, dark green, holly-like leaves and yellow flowers. Mahonia aquifolium - Oregon Grape - Berberidaceae (The Barberry Family)

Mahonia aquifolium, the Oregon grape, is a native evergreen shrub with thick, dark green, holly-like leaves and yellow flowers.

Price: $16.99
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Mahonia nervosa - Dull Oregon-Grape - Mahonia nervosa has emerald green, windmill-like leaves and canary yellow spring flowers and waxy blue berries. Mahonia nervosa - Dull Oregon-Grape - Berberidaceae (The Barberry Family)

Mahonia nervosa has emerald green, windmill-like leaves and canary yellow spring flowers and waxy blue berries.

Price: $21.99
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Mahonia repens - Creeping Oregon Grape - Mahonia repens is a very adaptable, native, woodland ground cover with bright, canary-yellow blooms. Mahonia repens - Creeping Oregon Grape - Berberidaceae (The Barberry Family)

Mahonia repens is a very adaptable, native, woodland ground cover with bright, canary-yellow blooms.

Price: $21.99
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Polystichum munitum - Western Sword Fern - Polystichum munitum, the western sword fern, is a classic West Coast species found commonly in our forests. Polystichum munitum - 11cm - Western Sword Fern - Dryopteridaceae (The Wood Fern Family)

Polystichum munitum, the western sword fern, is a classic West Coast species found commonly in our forests.

Price: $11.99
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Prosartes (Disporum) hookeri - Hooker's Fairy Bells - Prosartes hookeri (syn. Disporum) is a BC native with pendulous white flowers followed by orange to red berries. Prosartes (Disporum) hookeri - Hooker's Fairy Bells - Liliaceae (The Lily Family)

Prosartes hookeri (syn. Disporum) is a BC native with pendulous white flowers followed by orange to red berries.

Price: $8.99
Pyrrosia lingua 'Eboshi' - Tongue Fern - Pyrrosia lingua 'Eboshi' has intriguing, twisted, leathery fronds with cinnamon-felted undersides. Pyrrosia lingua 'Eboshi' - Tongue Fern - Polypodiaceae (The Polypody Family)

Pyrrosia lingua 'Eboshi' has intriguing, twisted, leathery fronds with cinnamon-felted undersides.

Price: $31.99
Pyrrosia lingua 'Futaba Shishi' - Tongue Fern - Pyrrosia lingua 'Futaba Shishi' has Intriguing, forked, leathery fronds with cinnamon-felted undersides. Pyrrosia lingua 'Futaba Shishi' - Tongue Fern - Polypodiaceae (The Polypody Family)

Pyrrosia lingua 'Futaba Shishi' has Intriguing, forked, leathery fronds with cinnamon-felted undersides.

Price: $31.99
Pyrrosia lingua 'Hiryu' - Tongue Fern - Pyrrosia lingua 'Hiryu' is a cool, serrated form of this intriguing Asian fern. Pyrrosia lingua 'Hiryu' - Tongue Fern - Polypodiaceae (The Polypody Family)

Pyrrosia lingua 'Hiryu' is a cool, serrated form of this intriguing Asian fern.

Price: $31.99
Pyrrosia lingua 'Ogon Nishiki' - Tongue Fern - Pyrrosia lingua 'Ogon Nishiki' is a rare variegated form with light green and emerald green leathery fronds. Pyrrosia lingua 'Ogon Nishiki' - Tongue Fern - Polypodiaceae (The Polypody Family)

Pyrrosia lingua 'Ogon Nishiki' is a rare variegated form with light green and emerald green leathery fronds.

Price: $31.99
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Pyrrosia lingua 'Tachiba Koryu' - Tongue Fern - Pyrrosia lingua 'Tachiba Koryu' has heavily rippled, blue-green, leathery fronds. Pyrrosia lingua 'Tachiba Koryu' - Tongue Fern - Polypodiaceae (The Polypody Family)

Pyrrosia lingua 'Tachiba Koryu' has heavily rippled, blue-green, leathery fronds.

Price: $31.99
Sedum ternatum 'Larinem Park' - Woodland Stonecrop - Sedum ternatum 'Larinem Park' is a fast-growing evergreen woodland stonecrop tolerant of sun to shade. Sedum ternatum 'Larinem Park' - Woodland Stonecrop - Crassulaceae (The Stonecrop Family)

Sedum ternatum 'Larinem Park' is a fast-growing evergreen woodland stonecrop tolerant of sun to shade.

Price: $16.99
Viola walteri 'Silver Gem' - Prostrate Blue Violet - Viola walteri 'Silver Gem' is a fantastic trailing, ground-covering violet with silver foliage and reblooming purple flowers. Viola walteri 'Silver Gem' - Prostrate Blue Violet - Violaceae (The Violet Family)

Viola walteri 'Silver Gem' is a fantastic trailing, ground-covering violet with silver foliage and reblooming purple flowers.

Price: $19.99
   
 
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