1. Oldham’s Gold False Foxglove
Name: Titanotrichum oldhamii
Size: 12 to 14 inches tall and wide
Conditions: Partial sun to full shade; average soil
Native Range: Taiwan, adjacent regions of China, and the Ryukyu Islands of Japan
Color is hard to come by in the late-summer-to-early-fall shade garden, so why isn’t this easy-to-grow perennial more widely seen? Succulent stems emerge in mid to late spring bearing extremely fuzzy, dark green foliage. In September and into October, the stems are topped with spikes of luscious gold flowers with a burgundy red throat. This surprisingly hardy member of the African violet clan will slowly spread to make a respectable patch in loose, organic soil with even moisture.
2. Angel Earrings® Cascading Fuchsia
Name: Fuchsia ‘Sanihanf’
Size: 2 feet tall and 3 feet wide
Conditions: Partial sun to partial shade; average soil
Native Range: Proprietary hybrid created in Japan
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