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Made for the Shade Combo #1

'Spot On' Lungwort (Pulmonaria) • DRESSED UP™ Coral Bells (Heuchera) • 'Crested Surf' Japanese Painted Fern (Athyrium niponicum) • SHADOWLAND® Hosta

About this EZ Scape™


    Seasonal Progression

    This shade loving combo is built on fantastic foliage for a full three seasons of interest. ‘Spot On’ Pulmonaria will lead the way in spring with clusters of violet blue flowers. Spotted silver foliage will only get bigger and better as the season progresses, with the long broad leaves playing the perfect match to the fronds of ‘Crested Surf’ Painted Fern. The DRESSED UP™ Heuchera will add a third leaf shape with a dense habit of ruffled foliage. Mix these three perennials along the front of the border, and reserve the back for the large stately grace of a SHADOWLAND® Hosta.

    Environmental Requirements

    Light: Full Shade
    Moisture: Moderate
    Soil: Best in well-drained soils
    Zones: 4-9
    Features: Fantastic Foliage, Shade Tolerant, Long Seasons of Interest, Low Maintenance

Perennials in this EZ Scape™


    Spot On (Pulmonaria)

    Deer & Rabbit Resistant • Spotted Leaves • Spring Interest
    Height: 14-16"
    Spread: 18-20"
    Zones: 3-9
    Plant Ratio: 3
    Primary Season of Interest: Spring
    Secondary Season of Interest: Summer and Fall (Foliage)
    Care Tips: Grows best in filtered sun or part shade and organic, moist soil. Keep watered during dry spells.

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    DRESSED UP™ (Heuchera)

    Fantastic Foliage Texture • Semi-Evergreen • Deer Resistant
    Height: 12-14"
    Spread: 20-24"
    Zones: 4-9
    Plant Ratio: 3
    Primary Season of Interest: Spring through Fall (Foliage)

    Care Tips: Thrives in part shade but will grow in sun or shade. Plant in humus-rich, well-drained soil. Trim back tattered foliage in early spring. Salt tolerant.

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    'Crested Surf' Japanese Painted Fern (Athyrium niponicum)

    Fantastic Foliage • Rabbit Resistant • Low Maintenance
    Height: 20-22"
    Spread: 28-32"
    Zones: 3-8
    Plant Ratio: 3
    Primary Season of Interest: Spring through Fall (Folaige)
    Care Tips: Grow in moist soil in light to partial shade for best coloration. Leave old fronds on the plant until new fronds are 6 inches tall in spring.

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    Excellent Leaf Texture • Low Maintenance • Durable
    Height: 12-42" (depending on variety)
    Spread: 24-60" (depending on variety)
    Zones: 3-9
    Plant Ratio: 1 (large, giant), 2 (small, medium)
    Primary Season of Interest: Spring, Early Summer
    Secondary Season of Interest: Summer and Fall (Foliage)
    Care Tips: Hostas grow best in moist, well-drained, organically enriched soil and full to part shade. Clean away the dead foliage after frost to prevent insect problems.

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Planting Plans

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