Shade plants

These plants can tolerate, or prefer shade, They would also be happy with a few hours of early morning sun or filtered sun. Most would also benefit by a moist woodland environment.

Eastern Red Columbine, Aquilegia canadensis

Jack in-the-Pulpit, Arisaema triphyllum*

Heartleaf Ginger, Asarum arifolium*

Sensitive fern, Onoclea sensibilis*

Broad Beech fern, Phegopteris hexagonoptera*

Resurrection fern, Pleopeltis polypodioides*

Christmas fern, Polystichum acrostichoides*

Netted Chain Fern, Woodwardia areolata*

Other things that would do well are mosses and shade loving sedges and grasses.

* indicates a local ecotype