Bare, shady spots in your garden can be beautiful when carpeted with a colorful mix of perennials that thrive in the shadows. Here's a collection of some of our favorite groundcovers that don't mind living on the dark side./
Sedum ternatum 'Larinem Park' (Stonecrop or shale barrens) - Perennial - Zones 3-9, Height 6 in. A sedum for shade, and it's native! A low-growing, succulent native groundcover for shade, it carpets the woodland floor with whimsical round leaves arranged in threes. In spring it is covered in white star-shaped flowers. A slowly spreading, floriferous selection.