Fern and Hosta Foliage Duo for Shade Garden

Use this easy-care and easy-to-replicate foliage combo as a building block in a more expansive planting scheme. With its focus on foliage, it provides a solid foundation; delivering months of garden interest from spring to frost. The included plants are both herbaceous so would benefit from the addition of plants that deliver evergreen structure to improve its all-season appeal.


Growing Conditions

Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8

Exposure: Filtered Sun, Full Shade, Morning Sun, Open Shade, Part Shade

Water Needs: Average, Regular / Even

Design Considerations

Style: Northwest Eclectic, Woodland
Features: Fabulous Foliage, Uses Easy-to-Find Plants, Varied Foliage, Texture, and Form
Focus: Mixed Border, Small Space
Seasons of Interest: Fall, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Spring, Summer, Three Seasons of Interest

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

Plants In this Combo