Shade Gardening Plants – Zone 8

Shade Gardening for Zone 8 Plants – Partial Shade & Full Shade

This is a full list of shade plants that will survive a Zone 8 hardiness gardening zone. Each plant name will provide growing information, watering needs, flower color, and when it blooms. Enjoy our photos.

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American Maidenhair Fern

Adiantum pedatum


Aphrodite Plantain Lily

Hosta plantaginea ‘Aphrodite’

Hosta plantaginea ‘Aphrodite’

Indian Holly Fern

Bridal Veil Astilbe

Granat Astilbe

Granat Astilbe
Astilbe x arendsii ‘Granat

Hennie Graafland Star Astilbe

Europa Japanese Astilbe

Montgomery Astilbe

Red Sentinel Astilbe

Snowdrop Anemone

Cast Iron Plant

Fanal Astilbe

Deutschland Astilbe

Chinese Astilbe

Sprite Dwarf Astilbe

Rheinland Astilbe

Mr. Goldstrike Aucuba

Picturata Aucuba

Visions Astilbe

Sawtoothed Japanese Aucuba

Rozannie Japanese Aucuba

Rosehill Red Camellia

Burning Hearts Bleeding Heart

King of Hearts Bleeding Heart

Bleeding Heart

Valentine Bleeding Heart

Rosy Australian Maidenhair Fern

Lady Fern

Log Fern

Robust Male Fern

Dyce’s Holly Fern

Japanese Beech Fern

Southern Wood Fern

Glacier English Ivy

August Moon Hosta

Big Daddy Hosta

Blue Angel Hosta

Regal Splendor Hosta

Yellow Anise Tree

Orchid Frost Spotted Dead Nettle

Sneezy Rhododendron

Raspberry Splash Lungwort

Madison Star Jasmine

Illumination Dwarf Periwinkle

Winter Jewels Blue Diamond Hellebore

Variegated Brunnera

April Remembered Ice Angels Camellia

Buttermint Camellia

Coral Delight Camellia

Fairy Blush Camellia

High Fragrance Camellia

Quintessence Camellia

Spring’s Promise Ice Angels Camellia

Marge Miller Camellia

Variegated Solomon’s Seal

Taylor’s Perfection Camellia

Winter’s Star Camellia

H.E.R. Camellia

Alba Plena Camellia

White Bleeding Heart

Northern Spice Bush

Bob Hope Camellia

Flavocircinalis Hosta

Vision In Red Astilbe

Carter’s Sunburst Camellia

Chandleri Elegans Variegated Camellia

Colonel Firey Camellia

Cherry Berry Hosta

Debutante Camellia

Nuccio’s Bella Rossa Camellia

Glen 40 Camellia

Fire And Ice Hosta

Guacamole Hosta

Vision in White Astilbe

Red Baron Creeping Wintergreen

Jordan’s Pride Camellia

Red Lady Hellebore

Kramer’s Supreme Camellia

Kumasaka Camellia

Magnoliaeflora Camellia

Mathotiana Supreme Camellia

Ghost Fern

Nuccio’s Gem Camellia

Nuccio’s Pearl Camellia

Pearl Maxwell Camellia

Pink Parade Camellia

Lady In Red Fern

Arc En Ciel Potentilla

Silver Waves Camellia

Swan Lake Camellia

Wojnar’s Purple Rhododendron

Great Expectations Hosta

Tom Knudsen Camellia

Winter’s Snowman Ice Angels Camellia

Apple Blossom Camellia

Chansonette Camellia

Branford Beauty Fern

Brilliance Autumn Fern

Dixie Wood Fern

Jean May Camellia

Kanjiro Camellia

Setsugekka Camellia

Whirlwind Hosta

Shishi Gashira Camellia

Winterglow Heart-Leaved Bergenia

Regal Red Japanese Painted Fern

Burgundy Lace Painted Fern

Showa-No-Sakae Camellia

White Doves Camellia

Ginger Ale Heuchera

Giant Leopard Plant

Yuletide Camellia

Pink-A-Boo Camellia

Pink Lady Hellebore

Sweet Woodruff

Hot Lips Turtlehead

Beacon Silver Dead Nettle

Purple Dragon Dead Nettle

Christmas Tree Hosta

Bright Lights Hosta

Spider’s Web Japanese Aralia

Color Flash Astilbe

Flame Clivia

Deer Fern

Button Fern

Olive Bailey Langdon Hosta

Belgian Hybrid Yellow Clivia

Quicksilver Chinese Wild Ginger

Striptease Hosta

Fortune’s Holly Fern

Pohjola’s Daughter Rhododendron

Belgian Hybrid Orange Clivia

Luxuriant Fringed Bleeding Heart

Abiqua Drinking Gourd Hosta

Fragrant Blue Hosta

Hadspen Blue Hosta

Rose Queen Bishop’s Hat

Fireworks Rodgersia

Upside Down Fern

Camouflage Variegated Japanese Aralia

Wildfire Tupelo

Maggie Daley Astilbe

Makinoi’s Holly Fern

Miranda Climbing Hydrangea

Japanese Plum Yew

Japanese Plum Yew

Jack Frost Brunnera

Orange Marmalade Hosta

Trevi Fountain Lungwort

Gold Heart Bleeding Heart

Japanese Aralia

Gold Fountains Sedge

Crested Lady Fern

Japanese Painted Fern

Japanese Holly Fern

Autumn Fern

Robust Male Fern

Hard Shield Fern

Soft Shield Fern

Purple Stem Sweet Box

Charity Mahonia

Sunny Skies Periwinkle

Aphrodite Hosta

Pink Tip Podocarpus

White Sensation Astilbe

Very Berry Creeping Wintergreen

Creeping Wintergreen

Rosedale Golden Goose Hosta

Black Negligee Snakeroot

Royal Heritage Strain Hellebore

Ivory Prince Hellebore

Palace Purple Heuchera

Eola Sapphire Hosta

Hottsy Tottsy Hosta

Sitting Pretty Hosta

Ginko Craig Hosta

Night Before Christmas Hosta

Francee Hosta

Climbing Hydrangea

Golden Prayers Hosta

Gold Standard Hosta

Krossa Regal Hosta

Wide Brim Hosta

Sagae Hosta

Halcyon Hosta

Patriot Hosta

Golden Tiara Hosta

Frances Williams Hosta

First Frost Hosta

Crested Oriental Chain Fern

High Contrast Lungwort

Margaret Wilson Geranium

Ursula’s Red Japanese Painted Fern

Pewter Lace Painted Fern

Stained Glass Hosta

Mexican Anise-Tree

Sugar & Spice Tiarella

Moonlight Parfait Winter Daphne

Triostar Stromanthe

Citronelle Heuchera

White Pearl Pieris

Chinese Fairy Bells

Hardy Fuchsia

Umbrella Plant


County Park Dwarf Pittosporum

Frosty Ribbons Hosta

Windcliff Pachysandra

Lionel Fortescue Mahonia

Heartthrob Hardy Violet

Hook Lance Leaf Sarcococca

Looking Glass Heartleaf Brunnera

Whitewater Acanthus

Gold Zebra Heucherella

Fire Chief Heuchera

Taiwan Mondo Grass

Cathedral Gem Sausage Vine

Ritak Sausage Vine

Plum Passion Hydrangea

Chiri-san Sue Mountain Hydrangea

Spring Bouquet Paperbush Plant

Vision In Pink Astilbe

White Spotted Lady Hellebore

Pine Knot Select Strain Hellebore

Brandywine Hellebore

Paradise Song Anise Tree

Golden Angel Japanese Shrub Mint

Compact Oregon Grape

Longleaf Mahonia

Paul’s Glory Hosta

Platt’s Black Brass Buttons

Petite Jade Aucuba

Sunny Daze Japanese Laurel

Green Sheen Japanese Spurge

Golden Crane Hydrangea

Variegated Jacob’s Ladder

Winter Jewels Golden Sunrise Hellebore

Mount Vernon English Laurel

Winter Jewels Painted Hellebore

Winter Jewels Apricot Blush Hellebore

Winter Jewels Cherry Blossom Hellebore

Winter Jewels Black Diamond Hellebore

Bertram Anderson Lungwort

Winter Jewels Amber Gem Hellebore

Winter Jewels Cotton Candy Hellebore

Winter Jewels Peppermint Ice Hellebore

Winter Jewels Painted Doubles Hellebore

Empress Wu Hosta

Gold Collection Champion Hellebore

Gold Collection Winter’s Song Hellebore

Chilean Fire Bush

Himalayan Sweet Box

Fragrant Sweet Box

Moonlight Chinese Hydrangea Vine

Japanese Skimmia (Female)

Japanese Skimmia (Male)

Reeves Skimmia

Gold Collection Cinnamon Snow Hellebore

Gold Collection Pink Frost Hellebore

Taipei Silk Toad Lily

Crystal Falls Mondo Grass

Fantasy Island Hosta

Fire Island Hosta

The Razor’s Edge Hosta

Winter Dreams Double Fantasy Hellebore

Winter Dreams Cassis Red Hellebore

Winter Dreams Ruse Black Hellebore

Ashwood Elegance Pearl Hellebore

Winter Dreams Picotee Hellebore

Taiping Shan Evergreen Climbing Hydrangea

Red Rhapsody False Hydrangea Vine

Green Carpet Vinca

Wine Common Periwinkle

Bowles’ Common Periwinkle

Ashwood Single Pink Picotee Shades Hellebore

Redstone Falls Trailing Heucherella

Pink Elf Saxifrage

Ruby Red Spikemoss

Koidzuma’s Wood Fern

Fire and Ice Panicle Hydrangea

Night Heron Chinese Fairy Bells

Red Wall Virginia Creeper

Liberty Hosta

Bowles Cunningham Common Periwinkle

American Maidenhair Fern

Christmas Fern

Tassel Fern

Gold Collection Jacob Hellebore

Sum And Substance Hosta

Anacostia Japanese Camellia

Western Sword Fern

Moonlight Chinese Fairy Bells

Windcliff Hybrid Hellebore (Seedling Selection)

Ashwood Single Pink Picotee Shades Hellebore

Red Rum Daylily

Ashwood Double Bicolour Shades Hellebore

Southern Lady Fern

Carnival Coffee Bean Heuchera

Captain Reno Calla Lily

Windcliff Double Pink Hellebore

Windcliff Red Seedling Hellebore

Windcliff Slaty Blue Hellebore

Scottish Tufted Hair Grass

FrostKiss Penny’s Pink Hellebore

Cascade Picotee Hellebore

Kingston Cardinal Hellebore

Enterprise Hosta

Rainforest Sunrise Hosta

Victory Hosta

Windcliff Fragrant Pachysandra


Chansonette’s Blush Camellia

Windcliff Slaty Blue Hellebore

Windcliff Double Purple Hellebore

Winter Jewels Amethyst Gem Hellebore

Winter Jewels Harlequin Gem Hellebore

Winter Jewels Sparkling Diamond Hellebore

Winter Jewels Jade Tiger Hellebore

Winter Jewels Golden Lotus Hellebore

Cascade Blush Hellebore

Jeweled Chain Fern

Virginia Blue Rabbit’s Foot Fern

Silver Saber Fern

Mexican Flowering Fern

Tiny Tortuga Turtlehead

April Dawn Camellia

Younique Carmine Astilbe

Younique Silvery Pink Astilbe

Tatting Fern

Silver Heart Brunnera

Duckfoot Ivy

Mighty Mouse Hosta

Ivory Hearts Bleeding Heart

Gold Collection Merlin Hellebore

Fragrant Bouquet Hosta

Blue Mouse Ears Hosta

Paradigm Hosta

Vulcan Hosta

Earth Angel Hosta

Praying Hands Hosta

So Sweet Hosta

Cranberry Vanilla Honeysuckle

Pink Rosebay Rhododendron

Northern Starburst Rhododendron

Roseum Pink Rhododendron

EverColor Everoro Variegated Sedge

EverColor Everest Variegated Sedge

Double Shot Watermelon Azalea

Double Shot Grape Azalea

Delft Lace Astilbe

Jeepers Creepers Tiarella

Winter Jewels Double Slate Hellebore

Florence Picotee Hellebore

Little Vision in Purple Astilbe

Jurassic Pterodactyl Eared Lady Fern

Jurassic T-Rex Wood Fern

Banana Split Daphne

Jurassic Stegosaurus Holly Fern

Jurassic Velociraptor Ribbon Fern

White Foothill Penstemon

Double Shot Lavender Azalea

Double Shot Salmon Azalea

Winter Jewels White Pearl Hellebore

Winter Jewels Rose Quartz Hellebore

Spek-tacular Cast Iron Plant

Tectonic Shangri-La Begonia

Cherry Berries Wintergreen

Winter Jewels Onyx Odyssey Hellebore

Winter Jewels Red Sapphire Hellebore

EverColor Everlite Variegated Sedge

Feather Falls Sedge

Pentastic Red Penstemon

Colorburst Red Cape Fuchsia

World Cup Hosta

El Nino Hosta

T Rex Hosta

Angyo Star Tree Ivy

EverColor Everillo Sedge

Key West Astilbe

Eden’s Twinkle Astilbe

Smile At Me Astilbe

Everflame Red Hood Sedge

Lami Dark Purple Dead nettle

Sea Heart Brunnera

Bella Fuchsia Miranda Fuchsia

Bella Fuchsia Nikita Fuchsia

Bella Fuchsia Sacha Fuchsia

Bella Fuchsia Vera Fuchsia

Forever Purple Heuchera

Forever Red Heuchera

Lakeside Paisley Print Hosta

Captain Fresco Calla Lily

Chocolate Shogun Astilbe

Lollypop Astilbe

Visions Volcano Astilbe

Misty Blue Bugbane

Fireworks Rex Begonia

Holiday Jolly Holly Begonia

Holiday Silver Bells Begonia

T Rex First Blush Rex Begonia

Tectonic Pangea Begonia

Redwood Creeping Wintergreen

Northern Exposure Amber Heuchera

Northern Exposure Red Heuchera

Winter Angels Charmer Hellebore

FrostKiss Cheryl’s Shine Hellebore

FrostKiss Molly’s White Hellebore

FrostKiss Moondance Hellebore

FrostKiss Pippa’s Purple Hellebore

FrostKiss Dorothy’s Dawn Hellebore

Sunclub Calla Lily

Liftoff Cleyera

Little Cuties Shimmer Heuchera

GRANDE Black Heuchera

GRANDE Amethyst Heuchera

Raspberry Sundae Azalea

Chocoholic Snakeroot

T Rex Ruby Slippers Rex Begonia

Tectonic Magma Begonia

Tectonic Asteroid Begonia

Tectonic Eruption Begonia

Dancing Queen Hosta

Pink Edge Echeveria

Staircase Orange Lupine

Spotlight Astilbe

Alexandria Brunnera

Jurassic Gold Wood Fern

Vintage Pink Bergenia

Vintage Rose Bergenia

Bossa Nova Orange Begonia

Bossa Nova Red Begonia

T Rex Dancing Peacock Begonia

Silver Treasure Begonia

Zowie! Yellow Flame Zinnia

Leading Lime Tight Mat Rush

Gold Bullion Bleeding Heart

Star of Magic Masterwort

EverColor Everglow Sedge

Ninja Star Toad Lily

Pretty in Pink Bishop’s Hat

Metallicum Japanese Painted Fern

Northern Exposure Silver Heuchera

Northern Exposure Black Heuchera

Mojo Pittosporum

Silver Lace Begonia

Younique Ruby Red Astilbe

Happy Spirit Astilbe

Dreams Garden MacaRose Begonia

Dreams Garden MacaRouge Begonia

Ruby Gold Bleeding Heart

Raspberry Frost Lungwort

Red Lightning Heuchera

Purple Cloak Elephant Ear

Elegans Hosta

Dream Queen Hosta

Aurea Marginata Plantain Lily
Hosta fortunei ‘Aurea Marginata’
Item #0692
Shade Loving

Auslese Lady’s Mantle

Alchemilla mollis ‘Auslese’
Item #0201
Shade Loving

Autumn Fern

Dryopteris erythrosora
Item #3624
Shade Loving

Beacon Silver Dead Nettle
Lamium maculatum ‘Beacon Silver’
Item #2489
Summer Flowering


    William Saxon

    Please send catalog of shade perrenials for zone 8

    Jim vaughn

    Send catalog

    Margaret Holmstrom

    Please send catalog of shade plants for zone 8B.

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