Houzz is the new way to design your home.
I just bought a new house, and I have a whole new yard to till and plant. I'm so excited!
I just bought a new house, and I have a whole new yard to till and plant.... More
Golden ragwort - packera aurea - aggressive seeder
Tartarian aster - can grow taller than 5 feet. spreads by rhizomes. crowds out weeds.
lily turf - Liriope spicata
Ostrich fern - moist rich soil
Chinese astilbe - don't let get too dry.
bear's breeches - acanthus hungaricus
dead nettle-lamium purpureum - manages erosion effectively - dry shade, under pines, dense woods
drooping sedge - (carex pendula) (z 5-9) Monster among sedges. Can consume turf grass depending on exposure. This photo took 2 yrs. Also try barren wort (Epimedium Frohnleiten), comfrey (symphytum), houttuynia cordata, plume poppy (macleaya cordata), blue false indigo (babtistia australis) & Joe Pye Weed (Eupatorium Gateway)