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Brighten Shady Spots Let in the light with shade plants that shine like high-wattage stars. Brian brightens a hillside planting of native bracken ferns with a swath of 'Patriot' hostas. Their big wavy leaves with wide white margins are like lights in the woods. Massed, 'Patriot' delivers high impact.
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A stunner for the shade, Brunnera 'Jack Frost' offers silver-variegated leaves that look good from spring to fall. At the start of the season, the foliage is accented by wonderful clusters of sky-blue forget-me-not flowers. Name: Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' Size: To 2 feet tall and wide Zones: 3-7 Plant it with: Lungwort, white daffodils, and bleeding heart