Plant Guide: Shade to Part Shade - Dry to Moist Soil

Trees, shrubs, vines and perennials that are naturally found in shade to part shade and dry to moist soils.
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Plant Guide: Shade to Part Shade - Dry to Moist Soil

Mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia) Linnaeus

Shrubs

Scientific Name
Common Name
HeightLightMoisture
Corylus americana
American filbert
6-12 ft
Shade/Pt. shade
dry/moist
Kalmia latifolia
Mountain laurel
12-20 ft
Shade/Pt. shadedry/wet
Hamamelis virginiana
Witchhazel20-30 ft
Shade/sun
dry/wet
Viburnum acerifolium
Mapleleaf Viburnum
3-6 ft
Shade/Pt. shadedry/moist
Xanthorhiza simplicissima
Yellow-root2-3 ft
Shade/sundry/moist

Perennials

Scientific Name
Common Name
HeightLightMoisture
Aquilegia canadensisWild Columbine1-3 ft
Pt. shade
dry/moist
Aster cordifoliusBlue Wood Aster2-3 ft
shade/pt. shade
dry/moist
Aster divaricatusWhite Wood Aster1-3 ft
shade/pt. shadedry/moist
Chasmanthium latifoliumNorthern Sea Oats2-4 ft
shade/sundry/moist
Chrysogonum virginianumGreen-and-gold6-12 inches
shade/pt. shadedry/moist
Dryopteris marginalisEvergreen Wood Fern1-3 ft
shade/pt. shadedry/moist
Heuchera americanaAlumroot1-2 ft
shade/sundry/moist
Pachysandra procumbensAllegheny Pachysandra6-12 inches
shade/pt. shadedry/moist
Solidago caesiaWreath Goldenrod1-4 ft
shade/sundry/moist