Woodland Garden with Fabulous Foliage, Blooms, and Structure

Fabulous foliage in a pleasing variety of textures and colors, blooms over a long season, fall color, and good all-season structure; canopy to groundcover, this plant combo covers it all!


Growing Conditions

Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9
Exposure: Open Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Part Shade, Full Shade
Water Needs: Average, Regular / Even

Design Considerations

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

Care and Maintenance


Maintenance Level: medium

Plants In this Combo

  • Acer palmatum 'Seiryu'

    Seiryu Japanese Maple

    Type: Tree
    Exposure: Part Sun, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade
    Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8

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  • Adiantum venustum

    Himalayan maidenhair fern

    Type: Fern, Groundcover, Perennial
    Exposure: Full Shade, Part Shade, Deep Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade
    Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8

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  • Aucuba japonica 'Rozannie'

    Rozanne Japanese Aucuba

    Type: Shrub
    Exposure: Full Shade, Part Shade, Deep Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade
    Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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  • Brunnera macrophylla 'Looking Glass'

    Looking Glass Silver Siberian Bugloss

    Type: Perennial
    Exposure: Full Shade, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade
    Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

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  • Heuchera 'Amethyst Myst'

    Amethyst Myst Coral Bells

    Type: Perennial
    Exposure: Part Sun, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade
    Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

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  • Hosta 'Blue Angel'

    Hosta Blue Angel

    Type: Perennial
    Exposure: Full Shade, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade
    Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

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  • Hydrangea serrata 'Preziosa'

    Preziosa Hydrangea

    Type: Shrub
    Exposure: Full Shade, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade
    Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

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