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Recommended Hort. - shade spring blooming

Spring-blooming native species that are good for shade.

Last Update: 2019-08-16

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scientific common duration habit height thumb detail
Aquilegia canadensis Eastern Columbine Perennial Forb/herb 1-3 ft. detail
Arisaema triphyllum Jack-in-the-pulpit Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 ft. detail
Chamaelirium luteum Fairy-wand Perennial Forb/herb 1-4 ft. detail
Claytonia virginica Eastern Spring-beauty Perennial Forb/herb 4-6 in. detail
Erythronium umbilicatum Dimpled Troutlily Perennial Forb/herb 4-10 in. detail
Geranium maculatum Wild Geranium Perennial Forb/herb 8-24 in. detail
Hepatica americana Round-lobe Liverleaf detail
Jeffersonia diphylla Twinleaf Perennial Forb/herb 6-11 in. detail
Mertensia virginica Virginia Bluebells Perennial Forb/herb 12-28 in. detail
Packera aurea Golden Ragwort Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 ft. detail
Phlox divaricata Eastern Blue Phlox Perennial Forb/herb to 20 in. detail
Thalictrum thalictroides Windflower Perennial Forb/herb 4-8 in. detail
Trillium catesbaei Catesby’s Trillium Perennial Forb/herb 10-18 in. detail
Trillium cuneatum Little Sweet Betsy Perennial Forb/herb 6-11 in. detail
Trillium erectum Purple Trillium Perennial Forb/herb 6-24 in. detail
Trillium grandiflorum Great White Trillium Perennial Forb/herb 6-20 in. detail
Trillium luteum Yellow Trillium Perennial Forb/herb 4-12 in. detail
Trillium stamineum Twisted Trillium Perennial Forb/herb detail