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Ground Cover Plants for Shade

A photo of Knotted Cranesbill

Knotted Cranesbill

Geranium nodosum

A photo of Cranesbill


Geranium macrorrhizum

A photo of The Mourning Widow

The Mourning Widow

Geranium phaeum

A photo of Meadow Cranesbill

Meadow Cranesbill

Geranium pratense

A photo of Bergenia Elephant's Ears

Bergenia Elephant's Ears

Bergenia spp.

A photo of Fringed Elephant's Ears

Fringed Elephant's Ears

Bergenia ciliata

A photo of Barrenwort


Epimedium spp.

A photo of Bugle


Ajuga spp.

A photo of Ajuga 'Burgundy Glow'

Ajuga 'Burgundy Glow'

Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow'

A photo of Bugle 'Catlin's Giant'

Bugle 'Catlin's Giant'

Ajuga reptans 'Catlin's Giant'

A photo of Navelwort


Omphalodes spp.

A photo of Blue-Eyed Mary

Blue-Eyed Mary

Omphalodes verna

A photo of Navelwort 'Cherry Ingram'

Navelwort 'Cherry Ingram'

Omphalodes cappadocica 'Cherry Ingram'

A photo of Siberian Bugloss

Siberian Bugloss

Brunnera spp.

A photo of Siberian Bugloss 'Jack Frost'

Siberian Bugloss 'Jack Frost'

Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost'

A photo of Lungwort


Pulmonaria spp.

A photo of Lesser Periwinkle

Lesser Periwinkle

Vinca minor

A photo of Hosta


Hosta spp.

A photo of Heuchera


Heuchera spp.

A photo of Foamflower


Tiarella spp.

A photo of × Heucherella

× Heucherella

× Heucherella spp.

A photo of Japanese Painted Fern

Japanese Painted Fern

Athyrium niponicum var. pictum

A photo of Maidenhair Fern

Maidenhair Fern

Adiantum spp.

A photo of Shield Ferns

Shield Ferns

Polystichum spp.

A photo of Wood Fern

Wood Fern

Dryopteris spp.

A photo of Spleenwort


Asplenium spp.

A photo of Knotweed


Persicaria spp.

A photo of Columbine meadow rue

Columbine meadow rue

Thalictrum aquilegifolium

A photo of Bleeding Heart

Bleeding Heart

Lamprocapnos spp.

A photo of Podophyllum 'Spotty Dotty'

Podophyllum 'Spotty Dotty'

Podophyllum versipelle 'Spotty Dotty'


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