Plants for shade >  Perennials R - Y
Roscoea

Roscoea

Exotic looking plants with stunning flowers. We have what may be considered an extreme number of Roscoea, but we have grown them outside for a number of years and find we can have different species in flower from April to October, something very few other woodland genera can offer. We find them easy in a shady spot with a moist but not boggy soil. Plant deeply and avoid keeping them in pots overwinter. They can bea little slow to reappear in Spring.
Saxifraga

Saxifraga

Smilacina

Smilacina

Speirantha

Speirantha

Symphytum

Symphytum

Synthyris

Synthyris

Tellima

Tellima

Uvularia

Uvularia

Vancouveria

Vancouveria

Vinca

Vinca

Zantedeschia

Zantedeschia

Ypsilandra

Ypsilandra

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