fragrant plants for shade

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    Surprising Plants for Shade

    I recently designed my third shade garden on as many properties. As my fascination with shade plants grows, I continually look for more variety beyond the plants commonly available in…

  • krossa regal hostas
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    The Best of the Best Hostas

    STATS Hosta spp. and cvs. USDA Hardiness Zones: 3–9 Conditions: Partial to full shade; moist, rich, well-drained soil Propagation: Division in spring or fall Problems: Deer, slugs, snails Who doesn’t…

  • Dwarf formosa lily
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    Heavenly Scents—Fragrant Plants and Flowers

    A few years ago, I was walking with a friend through a wonderful rose garden and pointed out one of my favorite varieties: the old-fashioned rose ‘Madame Ernest Calvat’, which…

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    Tree Peonies Blossom in Dappled Shade

    These easy-to-grow shrubs add romance and fragrance to the garden