Made For Shade Collection

This Made For Shade Collection includes nine plants (three each of three varieties), in a lovely combination of yellow, white and blue. These low-growing plants will cover bare soil, replace too thin grass and spread flowers into shady areas of your yard.
Zones5 - 8
Advantages
Attract Hummingbirds
Groundcover
Plants for Small Spaces
Light Requirements
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Full Shade
Annual Rainfall
10 to 20"
20 to 30"
30 to 40"
Mature Plant Size4-6" tall - Lamium maculatum ‘Orchid Frost’;
10" tall - Lamiastrum galeobdoblon Herman's Pride;
15" tall - Dwarf Golden Spur Columbine 15-18" wide - Lamium maculatum ‘Orchid Frost’
14" wide - Lamiastrum galeobdoblon Herman's Pride;
10" wide - Dwarf Golden Spur Columbine
Bloom TimeLate spring toearly summer.
ShippingNow shipping to zones 8-10.
Other zones shipping soon.
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SizeCollection of 9
SKUHC017125

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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Regular Price $64.91 Sale $61.66
Per Collection of 9
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SKU
HC017125

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These problem solving groundcovers will cover bare soil, replace too thin grass and spread flowers into shady areas of your yard. Our Made For Shade Collection includes three of each variety: Ceratostigma plumbaginoides, Lamium maculatum White Nancy and Lamiastrum galeobdoblon Herman's Pride (Variegated Yellow Archangel).

A collection of nine, three of each variety (2.5" pots). Combines well with the taller, shade-loving Aquilegia (Columbine) Collection.

*Does not include planting map

More Information
SKU
HC017125
Item Package Size
Collection of 9
Common Name
Made For Shade Collection
Botanical Name
Made For Shade Collection
Zones
5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade, Full Shade
Flower Color
Pink
Mature Height
4-6" tall - Lamium maculatum ‘Orchid Frost’;
10" tall - Lamiastrum galeobdoblon Herman's Pride;
15" tall - Dwarf Golden Spur Columbine
Mature Spread
15-18" wide - Lamium maculatum ‘Orchid Frost’
14" wide - Lamiastrum galeobdoblon Herman's Pride;
10" wide - Dwarf Golden Spur Columbine
Bloom Time
Mid - Late Spring, Late Spring - Early Summer, Early - Mid Summer
Bloom Time
Late spring toearly summer.
Ships As
Potted Plant
Soil Type
Average Soil
Soil Moisture
Average
Amount Of Rain
10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40"
Advantages
Attract Hummingbirds, Groundcover, Plants for Small Spaces
Ideal Region
Anywhere In The US
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Ships To Canada
No
Planting Guides
Planting and Caring for Pre-Planned Gardens & Collections

Soil Preparation: Remember that proper soil preparation is the key to healthy, vigorous blooming perennials. Use Yum Yum Mix and a high quality compost at recommended rates to prepare the soil. Inoculate the plant roots with Plant Success mycorrhizal inoculant. Planting: Plant according to the mature size of the plant. Don’t be tempted to put the plants too close based on their size in the pots. They’ll grow quickly and cover the space shown in the planting map. (Maps included only with Pre-Planned Gardens, not Collections.)

Fertilizing: Once annually in mid-fall, after plants begin to go dormant. Use Yum Yum Mix or Yum Yum Mix Winterizer at recommended rates to improve the soil and provide essential plant nutrients.Use it with high quality compost, mix half and half by volume and spread on top of the soil. Scratch it in lightly and water thoroughly. It is also beneficial to treat the plant roots with Plant Success® mycorrhizal root inoculant if you didn’t do so at planting time. (Inoculation only needs to be done once.)

Mulching: In arid climates mulching is very beneficial. Coarse textured composts, shredded leaves, pine needles and composted bark are all excellent mulch materials. Apply to a depth of 1-2 inches. Replenish annually (or as needed).


View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.
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ZoneShipping Status
Zone 2Shipping begins the week of May 20th, 2019
Zone 3Shipping begins the week of May 20th, 2019
Zone 4Shipping begins the week of May 20th, 2019
Zone 5Shipping begins the week of April 29th, 2019
Zone 6Shipping begins the week of April 15th, 2019
Zone 7Shipping begins the week of April 1st, 2019
Zone 8Now Shipping
Zone 9Now Shipping
Zone 10Now Shipping
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