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Here is the list of all of the shade plants in the encyclopedia.  Each plant is identified by its common name and botanical name - the list is sorted by both.  Click on the botanical name to read more about the plants and see a picture.

Acer griseum - Paperbark Maple

Acer palmatum - Japanese Maple

Acer saccharum - Sugar Maple

Aconitum napellus - Monkshood

Ageratum houstonianum - Flossflower

Ajuga reptans - Bugleweed

Alberta Spruce - Picea glauca

Alchemilla mollis - Lady'S Mantle

Allegheny Spurge - Pachysandra procumbens

Amaryllis belladonna - Belladonna Lily

Amsonia tabernaemontana - Bluestar

Andromeda - Pieris (all)

Andromeda polifolia - Bog-Rosemary

Anemone nemorosa - Windflower

Aquilegia (all) - Columbine

Arum (all) - Lords-And-Ladies

Aruncus dioicus - Goatsbeard

Asarum canadense - Wild Ginger

Asarum europaeum - European Wild Ginger

Aster - Aster (all)

Aster (all) - Aster

Astilbe arendsii - False Spiraea

Athyrium goeringianum - Japanese Painted Fern

Aucuba japonica - Goldust Plant

Autumn Crocus - Colchicum autumnale

Baptisia (all) - False Indigo

Bayberry - Myrica pensylvanica

Beautyberry - Callicarpa (all)

Beebalm - Monarda didyma

Begonia tuberhybrida - Tuberous Begonia

Belamcanda chinensis - Blackberry Lily

Belladonna Lily - Amaryllis belladonna

Berberis thunbergii - Japanese Barberry

Bethlehem Sage - Pulmonaria saccharata

Betula maximowicziana - Monarch Birch

Betula nigra - River Birch

Bigleaf Ligularia - Ligularia dentata

Blackberry Lily - Belamcanda chinensis

Bleeding Heart - Dicentra spectabilis

Blue Atlas Cedar - Cedrus atlantica

Blue Oat Grass - Helictotrichon sempervirens

Bluebeard - Caryopteris clandonensis

Bluestar - Amsonia tabernaemontana

Bog-Rosemary - Andromeda polifolia

Boltonia - Boltonia asteroides

Boltonia asteroides - Boltonia

Boxwood - Buxus (all)

Brunnera macrophylla - Siberian Bugloss

Bugleweed - Ajuga reptans

Buxus (all) - Boxwood

Caladium - Caladium (all)

Caladium (all) - Caladium

Calamagrostis acutiflora - Feather Reed Grass

Callicarpa (all) - Beautyberry

Calluna vulgaris - Heather

Camellia - Camellia all

Camellia all - Camellia

Carex (all) - Sedge

Caryopteris clandonensis - Bluebeard

Cedrus atlantica - Blue Atlas Cedar

Cephalotaxus harringtonia - Japanese Plum Yew

Cercidiphyllum japonicum - Katsura

Chasmanthium latifolium - Sea Oats

Cherry Laurel - Prunus laurocerasus

Christmas Fern - Polystichum acrostichoides

Chrysanthemum superbum - Shasta Daisy

Cinnamon Fern - Osmunda cinnamomea

Clematis - Clematis (all)

Clematis (all) - Clematis

Codiaeum variegatum - Garden Croton

Colchicum autumnale - Autumn Crocus

Coleus - Solenostemon scutellarioides

Colorado Spruce - Picea pungens

Columbine - Aquilegia (all)

Convallaria majalis - Lily Of The Valley

Coralbells - Heuchera (all)

Cornelian Cherry Dogwood - Cornus mas

Cornus alba - Red Twigged Dogwood

Cornus florida - Flowering Dogwood

Cornus kousa - Kousa Dogwood

Cornus mas - Cornelian Cherry Dogwood

Daffodil - Narcissus (all)

Daphne (all) - Mezereon

Dead Nettle - Lamium maculatum

Dicentra eximea - Fringed Bleeding Heart

Dicentra spectabilis - Bleeding Heart

Digitalis (all) - Foxglove

Dog-Hobble - Leucothoe (all)

Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower

Erica carnea - Heath

European Beech - Fagus sylvatica

European Wild Ginger - Asarum europaeum

Fagus sylvatica - European Beech

False Indigo - Baptisia (all)

False Spiraea - Astilbe arendsii

Feather Reed Grass - Calamagrostis acutiflora

Flossflower - Ageratum houstonianum

Flowering Dogwood - Cornus florida

Flowering Tobacco - Nicotiana (all)

Fountain Grass - Pennisetum alopecuroides

Foxglove - Digitalis (all)

Fringed Bleeding Heart - Dicentra eximea

Fritillaria (all) - Fritillary

Fritillary - Fritillaria (all)

Galanthus (all) - Snowdrop

Galium odoratum - Sweet Woodruff

Garden Croton - Codiaeum variegatum

Goatsbeard - Aruncus dioicus

Goldenchain Tree - Laburnum watereri

Goldenrod - Solidago (all)

Goldust Plant - Aucuba japonica

Great Solomon'S Seal - Polygonatum (all)

Hakone Grass - Hakonechloa macra

Hakonechloa macra - Hakone Grass

Hamamelis (all) - Witch Hazel

Heath - Erica carnea

Heather - Calluna vulgaris

Heavenly Bamboo - Nandina domestica

Helictotrichon sempervirens - Blue Oat Grass

Hellebore - Helleborus (all)

Helleborus (all) - Hellebore

Heuchera (all) - Coralbells

Hibiscus moschuetos - Rosemallow

Higan Cherry - Prunus subhirtella

Honeysuckle - Lonicera (all)

Hypericum (all) - St. Johns Wort

Ilex glabra - Inkberry Holly

Imperata cylindrica - Japanese Blood Grass

Inkberry Holly - Ilex glabra

Japanese Barberry - Berberis thunbergii

Japanese Blood Grass - Imperata cylindrica

Japanese Maple - Acer palmatum

Japanese Pachysandra - Pachysandra terminalis

Japanese Painted Fern - Athyrium goeringianum

Japanese Plum Yew - Cephalotaxus harringtonia

Japanese Silver Grass - Miscanthus sinensis

Japanese Snowbell - Styrax japonicus

Japanese Stewartia - Stewartia pseudocamellia

Juniperus scopulorum - Moonglow Juniper

Kalmia latifolia - Mountain Laurel

Katsura - Cercidiphyllum japonicum

Kousa Dogwood - Cornus kousa

Laburnum watereri - Goldenchain Tree

Lady'S Mantle - Alchemilla mollis

Lamiastrum galeobdolan - Yellow Archangel

Lamium maculatum - Dead Nettle

Leucothoe (all) - Dog-Hobble

Leymus arenarius - Lyme Grass

Ligularia dentata - Bigleaf Ligularia

Ligularia stenocephala - The Rocket

Ligustrum (all) - Privet

Lily Of The Valley - Convallaria majalis

Lily Of The Valley Shrub - Pieris japonica

Lilyturf - Liriope spicata

Lindera benzoin - Spice Bush

Liriope spicata - Lilyturf

Lonicera (all) - Honeysuckle

Lords-And-Ladies - Arum (all)

Lyme Grass - Leymus arenarius

Magnolia virginiana - Sweetbay Magnolia

Mahonia aquifolium - Oregon Grapeholly

Maiden Grass - Miscanthus sinensis

Matteuccia struthiopteris - Ostrich Fern

Mezereon - Daphne (all)

Microbiota decussata - Russian Cypress

Miscanthus sinensis - Japanese Silver Grass

Miscanthus sinensis - Maiden Grass

Monarch Birch - Betula maximowicziana

Monarda didyma - Beebalm

Mondo Grass - Ophiopogon japonicus

Monkshood - Aconitum napellus

Moonglow Juniper - Juniperus scopulorum

Mountain Laurel - Kalmia latifolia

Mountain Peris - Pieris floribunda

Myosotis scorpiodes - True Forget Me Not

Myrica cerifera - Wax Myrtle

Myrica pensylvanica - Bayberry

Nandina domestica - Heavenly Bamboo

Narcissus (all) - Daffodil

Nerium oleander - Oleander

Nicotiana (all) - Flowering Tobacco

Oleander - Nerium oleander

Ophiopogon japonicus - Mondo Grass

Opuntia compressa - Prickly Pear Cactus

Oregon Grapeholly - Mahonia aquifolium

Oriental Fountain Grass - Pennisetum orientale

Oriental Poppy - Papaver orientale

Osmunda cinnamomea - Cinnamon Fern

Ostrich Fern - Matteuccia struthiopteris

Pachysandra procumbens - Allegheny Spurge

Pachysandra terminalis - Japanese Pachysandra

Paeonia (all) - Peony

Papaver orientale - Oriental Poppy

Paperbark Cherry - Prunus serrula

Paperbark Maple - Acer griseum

Pennisetum alopecuroides - Fountain Grass

Pennisetum orientale - Oriental Fountain Grass

Peony - Paeonia (all)

Periwinkle - Vinca minor

Phalaris arundinaceae - Ribbon Grass

Picea glauca - Alberta Spruce

Picea pungens - Colorado Spruce

Picea pungens - Spruce

Pieris (all) - Andromeda

Pieris floribunda - Mountain Peris

Pieris japonica - Lily Of The Valley Shrub

Polygonatum (all) - Great Solomon'S Seal

Polystichum acrostichoides - Christmas Fern

Potentilla fruticosa - Shrubby Cinquefoil

Prickly Pear Cactus - Opuntia compressa

Privet - Ligustrum (all)

Prunus laurocerasus - Cherry Laurel

Prunus serrula - Paperbark Cherry

Prunus subhirtella - Higan Cherry

Pulmonaria saccharata - Bethlehem Sage

Purple Coneflower - Echinacea purpurea

Red Twigged Dogwood - Cornus alba

Ribbon Grass - Phalaris arundinaceae

River Birch - Betula nigra

Rosemallow - Hibiscus moschuetos

Russian Cypress - Microbiota decussata

Sassafras - Sassafras albidum

Sassafras albidum - Sassafras

Scilla (all) - Squill

Sea Oats - Chasmanthium latifolium

Sedge - Carex (all)

Shasta Daisy - Chrysanthemum superbum

Shrubby Cinquefoil - Potentilla fruticosa

Siberian Bugloss - Brunnera macrophylla

Snowdrop - Galanthus (all)

Solenostemon scutellarioides - Coleus

Solidago (all) - Goldenrod

Spice Bush - Lindera benzoin

Spiraea - Spiraea bumalda

Spiraea bumalda - Spiraea

Spruce - Picea pungens

Squill - Scilla (all)

St. Johns Wort - Hypericum (all)

Stewartia pseudocamellia - Japanese Stewartia

Styrax japonicus - Japanese Snowbell

Sugar Maple - Acer saccharum

Sweet Woodruff - Galium odoratum

Sweetbay Magnolia - Magnolia virginiana

The Rocket - Ligularia stenocephala

True Forget Me Not - Myosotis scorpiodes

Tuberous Begonia - Begonia tuberhybrida

Viburnum - Viburnum (all)

Viburnum (all) - Viburnum

Vinca minor - Periwinkle

Wax Myrtle - Myrica cerifera

Weigela - Weigela florida

Weigela florida - Weigela

Wild Ginger - Asarum canadense

Windflower - Anemone nemorosa

Witch Hazel - Hamamelis (all)

Yellow Archangel - Lamiastrum galeobdolan

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