Aspidistra elatior 'Asahi' | plant lust
They don't call this 'cast iron plant' for nothing! Tough foliage plant that thrives even in deep shade…broad strappy evergreen leaves to 2' tall and 5" wide are dramatically frosted white from mid leaf to the tips. Slowly spreads eventually forming a dense clump.
17 of the Best Perennials to Grow in Shade Gardens
Yellow Corydalis This hard-working perennial takes the prize for being the longest bloomer in the shade garden. Enjoy its clusters of yellow flowers from late spring all the way to frost. It's not just the flowers that are beautiful; the gray-green leaves are attractive as well. The plant grows about 12 inches tall and is hardy in Zones 5-8.
On the Cover of Issue 127 - FineGardening
SHADE PLANTS 1."Rosebud" azalea 2."Aureomarginata" Hosta 3.River Birch 4. Chinese Ginger 5. "Eternal Flame" Hosta 6. Epimedium 7. "Cinnamon Sticks" Hosta 8. "Little Honey" Hydrangea 9. "Choo Choo Train" Hosta 10. Erythrocladium Striped Maple 11. Sundowner Phormium 12. Yellow Wave Phormium 13. "Blue Shadow" Hosta