Strongly serrated foliage. Good undergrowth native plant. White flowers and red berries in summer; they appear while other shady plants are mostly dormant. Toxic fruits.
Deeply chiseled leaves with tiny looking white flowers, the Canadian Anemone is perfect to use in partly shady spaces. Tolerates any type of soil.
Numerous nodding red and yellow flowers. Attractive to hummingbirds. Prefers fertile, moist but well-drained soil.
Ideal for shady gardens.
No ties with Asian ginger but its rhizome also has medicinal and culinary uses. If it is grown in borders, protect it in fall with mulch of dead leaves.
Attention butterfly lovers! This is the perfect Monach butterfly magnet. Fresh or humid soil.
Very useful plant to use when all else is rather dormant. Asters will last until first frosts.
Like all asters, they are best grown in clumps since they have a tendensy to thin out at the base.
Bell-shaped pink flowers followed by vivid red fruits by the end of fall. Evergreen foliage turning reddish in winter. Self-pollinating plant, it will therefore bear fruits by itself but only after 3 years.
Groundcover with spring flowering. Grows in an acid and well drained soil.