Shade Combo with Contrasting Foliage Color and Plant Form

Protect this foliage combo from the hot afternoon blast of sun and control for slugs; both of these forces have the ability to mar the foliage in season-long proportions. This full shade combo benefits from the light reflecting effects of golden and white variegated foliage. The bold, glossy, bronze foliage of Britt-Marie is the primary reason to grow this perennial -- yellow daisy-like blooms appear in summer but most gardeners prefer to remove them as soon as they show sins of fading to maintain its attractive foliage display.


Growing Conditions

Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8
Exposure: Open Shade, Filtered Sun, Full Shade, Morning Sun, Part Shade
Water Needs: Regular / Even

Design Considerations

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

Care and Maintenance


Maintenance Level: low

Plants In this Combo