contemporary landscape by Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design Working with a shady area? White astilbe is your solution. Brightening the darkest shade with waving plumes of white, astilbe is a classic, easy-to-grow shade perennial.
fronds liberally dappled with silver, burgundy, and green. Plus, it's a low-growing, slow-spreading plant : 'Burgundy Glow' ajuga or 'Green Spice' coralbells -- all have silvery and purple tones in their foliage.