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Seed planting is a mystery to me!

Posted by flowerbrackob z4 WI (My Page) on
Mon, Apr 25, 11 at 16:17

Are there any seeds (perennial) that can be sowed outdoors directly into the soil; but in the shade. These are to replace Hosta on the North side of the house? My guess is no, tho.................advise please, am ready to get at it. Sure would appreciate some guidance, Jaemy

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RE: Seed planting is a mystery to me!

  • Posted by pudge 2/3 Sask (My Page) on
    Fri, May 13, 11 at 22:17

Bergenia is very easy from seed and grows well in shade.

RE: Seed planting is a mystery to me!

Ohhh there are several shade tolerant perennials that will self seed/reproduce themselves!

Columbine, Pulmonaria, Primrose, Anemone, Astilbe, Bleeding Heart (the white version is stunning in shadier areas), Bugbane, Heuchera, Ferns, Cranesbill Geranium, Gentian, Lamium, Lily-of-the Valley, Ligularia, Meadowsweet, Monkshood, Solomon's Seal, Virginia Bluebells

Faye in Nova Scotia

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