Usually under 6 inches. This shade loving plant produces pink purple or white helmet shaped flowers.
Hellebores are an early blooming perennial with thick green leaves.
Shade plant with pink and green leaves. Spring fling is another unbeatable variety with dark green veins on flamingo pink leaves. This plant has cup shaped blossoms of red pink white and cream that typically appear in late winter and early spring. A bugbane is a late blooming plant that produces white spiked blossoms.
Also called nerve plant mosaic plant fittonia albivenis is a trailing plant with deeply veined leaves. Those veins can be white or deep pink which makes each leaf look like a mosaic or stained glass window. This shade plant usually reaches a height of about 2 feet 60 cm when fully grown.
Bush lilies are evergreen plants that produce large clumps of funnel shaped orange flowers nestled in dense clusters of green strap like leaves. Plant japanese forest grass or hosta in partial shade or full shade to brighten dark areas of the yard. Learn how to grow a shade garden full of variegated green leaves and colorful blooms with easy to grow shade plants.
Different cultivars of this plant have dark green silver purple or gold colored leaves. Acer palmatum kagiri nishiki is a variegated japanese maple the pretty mid green leaves have a slightly bluish tinge and have pink and white margins. The leaves turn crimson gold in autumn.
Fancy leafed caladiums form arrowhead shaped leaves whose robust colors are the stars of the garden. This plant desires dappled shade and protection from the direct sun to live up to its full potential. This plant will thrive in indoor containers and because it stays small it s especially good for terrariums.
Grow in full sun or partial shade and protect from harsh winds. Deadnettle plants thrive in moist soil that is out of direct sunlight. Grow them with other tropical vibe houseplants for an instant south seas staycation.
The green foliage is blotched or speckled in reds pinks white or a combination of several colors. Perfect for shady spots and you can also grow it as a houseplant. Some varieties have the leaf veins striped in different colors like red.
These dainty little sweeties like filtered light or shade and moist organic soils. The calla lily type flowers are usually hidden among the leaves.