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Plants for dry shade

 

The plants listed will tolerate a position in dry shade but as with any new planting they will require watering until established.

All are suitable for a chalky soil.

 

Perennials:

 

Alchemilla

Anemone nemerosa

Aster divaricatus

Astilbe chinensis ‘Visions’

Bergenia

Brunnera

Dicentra formosa

Digitalis

Epimedium

Euphorbia amygdaloides

Geranium macrorrhizum

Geranium monacense

Geranium phaeum

Helleborus foetidus

Iris foetidissima

Liriope muscari

Lunaria annua

Polygonatum x hybridum

Pulmonaria

Symphytum     

Tiarella

 

Ferns:

 

Dryopteris filix-mas (varieties)

Polystichum setiferum (varieties)

 

Grasses:

 

Carex

Milium