Xeriscape Perennials and Biennials For Shade

Note: plants listed in bold are native to our region

Acanthus balcanicus

Alchemilla alpina / Mountain Lady’s Mantle

Alchemilla erythropoda

Alchemilla mollis / Lady’s Mantle

Alchemilla saxatilis

Antennaria ‘McClintock’ / McClintock Pussytoes

Antennaria dioica

Antennaria parvifolia / Pussytoes

Antennaria rosea / Pink Pussytoes

Aquilegia barnebyi

Aquilegia caerulea / Rocky Mt. Columbine

Aquilegia chrysantha / Yellow Columbine

Aquilegia desertorum

Arabis sps.

Arenaria tetraquetra

Astilbe chinensis ‘Pumila’

Aubrieta deltoides ‘Purple Gem’

Bergenia cordifolia

Brunnera macrophylla / Perennial Forget-me-not

Campanula alliarifolia

Campanula cochlearifolia

Campanula garganica

Campanula posharskyana

Campanula rotundifolia / Scotch Bluebell

Ceratostigma plumbaginoides / Plumbago

Convallaria majalis / Lily of the Valley

Cyclamen hederifolium / Ivy-leaf Hardy Cyclamen

Digitalis lamarckiana

Digitalis lanata

Digitalis lutea

Digitalis purpurea

Digitalis purpurea alba

Digitalis thapsi ‘Spanish Peaks’

Euonymus f. ‘Coloratus’

Euonymus f. ‘Kewensis’

Galium odoratum / Sweet Woodruff

Geranium cinereum ‘Ballerina’

Geranium dalmaticum / Dalmatian Geranium

Geranium endressii

Geranium macrorrhizum

Geranium phaeum / Mourning Widow

Geranium phaeum ‘Samobor’

Geranium pratense striatum / Harlequin Geranium

Geranium renardii

Geranium renardii ‘Tschelda’

Geranium sanguineum / Bloody Cranesbill

Geranium sanguineum ‘Album’

Geranium sanguineum ‘Harlequins Selection’

Geranium sanguineum ‘Lancastriense’

Geranium x cant. ‘Biokovo’

Geranium x cantabrigiense

Geum triflorum / Prairie Smoke Geum

Helleborus foetidus

Herniaria glabra / Rupturewort

Heuchera ‘Palace Purple’

Heuchera s. ‘Firefly’

Heuchera sanguinea

Kitaibelia vitifolia

Lamiastrum galeobdolon ‘Herman’s Pride’

Lamium maculatum ‘White Nancy’

Levisticum officinale / Lovage

Malva moschuta alba

Malva sylvestris

Myrrhis odorata / Sweet Cecily

Pardanthopsis dichotoma / Vesper Iris

Prunella grandiflora

Prunella laciniata

Pulsatilla patens / Pasque Flower

Pulsatilla vulgaris / European Pasque Flower

Sagina subulata / Corsican Pearlwort

Sisyrinchium macrocarpum

Teucrium chamaedrys / Germander

Thalictrum flavum ‘Glaucum’

Veronica liwanensis / Turkish Veronica

Veronica prostrata / Prostrate Veronica

Vinca major

Vinca minor

Viola cornuta / Johnny Jump-up

Viola corsica / Corsican Viola

Viola labradorica / Labrador Violet

Viola odorata / Sweet Violet

Waldsteinia ternata / Barren Strawberry