plants along the front path - Color is secondary in my shade garden, with the primary focus being on foliage. For a brief period in spring, there are spots of bright color from flowering bulbs such as daffodils and tulips followed by large swaths of colorful Azalea and Rhododendron blooms. All summer long, the annual Impatient flowers scattered throughout the yard provide bright spots of color.
Brighten Shady Spots-Let in the light with shade plants that shine like high-wattage stars. Brian brightens a hillside planting of native bracken ferns with a swath of 'Patriot' hostas. Their big wavy leaves with wide white margins are like lights in the woods. Massed, 'Patriot' delivers high impact