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A Shade Loving Border Idea with Hemerocallis, Hosta and Tiger Lilies

Perennial Combinations, Plant Combinations, Summer Borders


A beautiful plant combination to brighten up a shaded corner of your garden. Easy-to-grow, these attractive shade loving plants include flamboyant Tiger Lilies (Lilium lancifolium), the brilliant crimson-red blossoms of Daylily 'Crimson Pirate' (Hemerocallis), one of the most superb ornamental grasses, Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola' (Hakone Grass), and the compact variegated Plantain Lily 'June' (Hosta).

Attractive to butterflies, hummingbirds and low maintenance, most plants are deer resistant and will come back year after year to charm you and other onlookers. Enjoy!

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Hardiness 5 – 9
Heat Zones 5 – 7
Climate Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Mid,Late)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam
Soil Ph Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders , Front Yards
Garden Styles City and Courtyard , Informal and Cottage , Traditional Garden

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GAP Photos/Lee Avison - Brooke Cottage, Design Barry Davy

While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.

Garden Information

Hardiness 5 – 9
Heat Zones 5 – 7
Climate Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Mid,Late)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam
Soil Ph Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders , Front Yards
Garden Styles City and Courtyard , Informal and Cottage , Traditional Garden

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