|Hardy, deciduous perennials for shaded gardens with large, bold leaves often marked with contrasting colors. Leaves range in shape from round to lance-shaped, and colors can be yellow to green to blue, often with white, yellow or green marginal markings. Lavender or white flowers grow on 2 foot stalks in early summer. Wonderful contrast when planted with small-leaved plants, adding texture to the landscape.
Stoloniferous, with spoon-shaped, arching, matte, olive-green leaves, 6 inches long, with yellow margin that fades to white. In summer, bears violet flowers on 24 inch tall stalks. 10 inches tall, 24 inches wide.