Which wildflowers would be good ones to use in shady back yard?
I'd like to add some wildflowers to my shady back yard. Which would be good ones to use?
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Most woodland wildflowers are spring bloomers. They explode in a riot of color before trees develop a full canopy of leaves. Here are some to consider. Allegheny foam flower Tiarella cordifolia 3-8 American trout lily Erythronium americanum 3-6 Bellwort Uvularia sessilifolia 4-8 Bloodroot Sanguinaria canadensis 4-8 Bunchberry Cornus canadensis 2-5 Canadian columbine Aquilegia canadensis 3-8 Celandine poppy Stylophorum diphyllum 6-8 Dutchman's breeches Dicentra cucullaria 4-7 Dwarf larkspur Delphinium tricorne 4-7 False Solomon's seal Smilacina racemosa 4-9 Fire pink Silene virginica 5-8 Great blue lobelia Lobelia silphilitica 4-8 Greek valerian Polemonium reptans 4-7 Hepatica Hepatica americana 4-8 Jack-in-the-pulpit, Indian turnip Arisaema triphyllum 2-9 May apple Podophyllum peltatum 4-8 Rue-anemone Anemonella thalictroides 4-8 Small Solomon's seal Polygonatum biflorum 3-9 Spring beauty Claytonia virginica 4-8 Tall bellflower Campanula americana 4-8 Toothwort Cardamine laciniata 6-8 Trailing arbutus Epigaea repens 2-5 Trillium Trillium spp. 3-8 Violet, viola Viola spp. 3-9 Virginia bluebell Mertensia virginica 3-7 Wild geranium Geranium maculatum 4-8 Wintergreen Gaultheria procumbens 4-7 Woodland phlox Phlox divaricata 4-8

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