The celandine poppy, or wood poppy, is a lessor known native perennial perfect for humus-rich shady rain gardens. This low growing spring bloomer features generous clusters of bright yellow blooms standing above its blue-green foliage. It naturalizes well by self-seeding, but will go dormant in overly dry weather.
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Looking for a ground cover for that consistently moist, totally shady spot where nothing else seems to grow? Wild ginger may be what you are looking for! This moisture loving native perennial is grown primarily for its stemless,heart-shaped, dark green leaves, but also features attractive ground hugging purplish -brown flowers in the spring…. Read more »
. The Shining Blue Star is indeed a shining star of the garden, featuring clusters of blue flowers in the spring, glossy green leaves throughout the summer and brilliant gold foliage in the fall. Also called Ozark blue star, this native perennial prefers a full sun location but will also bloom well in partial shade…. Read more »
Glossy green leaves and brilliant scarlet blooms with bright yellow interiors and star shaped petals on the top grace this spring blooming native perennial. Indian Pinks prefer shade and grow in clumps in moist, well-drained soil, although they will tolerate moderate drought. These easy to grow plants tend to reach 12 to 18 inches… Read more »