Virginia Allain (author) from Central Florida on July 09, 2015: Wow, that's pretty special, to have jack in the pulpit plants. 15 Summer Container Garden Recipes 15 Photos. Common Range:Coastal Plain, Piedmont, Mountains (varies by species) Habitat: Acid soils of … Virginia Cooperative Extension materials are available for public use, reprint, or citation without further permission, provided the use includes credit to the author and to Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, and Virginia State University. Photo © 2013 Judy Funderburk, Features: Trees Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg. Subscribe to our website! Recent researchsuggests that if biodiversity is your motive, you’d do well to use at least 80% natives by cover, rather than just planting a few. Plants are categorized by common characteristics (species) and … Editors: Steven Bell, Margaret Brown, Brigitte Coulton, Kimberly Marsho, Marsha Mercer,  & Christa Watters Plant them in filtered sunlight or afternoon shade. Northern Virginia native plants are easier to maintain and save time and money. The large native witchhazel (Hamamelis virginiana) shrub can be grown in full sun or shade.The fragrant yellow flowers are revealed in fall after the yellow fall leaves drop. Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. Mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia) is flowering broadleaf evergreen shrub with a multi-stemmed growth habit. Related Pages. 15 Vegetables You Can Plant Now for Fall Harvest 15 Photos. Aronia arbutifolia - Red Chokeberry Cephalanthus occidentalis - Buttonbush Clethra alnifolia - Sweet Pepper-bush Gaylussacia baccata - Black Huckleberry Ilex verticillata - Winterberry Kalmia latifolia - Mountain Laurel Physocarpus opulifolius - Ninebark Rhododendron periclymenoides - Wild Azalea, Pinxter Flower Rhododendron viscosum - Swamp Azalea. The plants listed here don’t constitute a comprehensive list, but they are a few of the most popular shade lovers. Webmaster: Elena Rodriguez. These easy-care plants are also tolerant of both dry and wet soils, heavy shade, and hungry deer. contributors include: Committee Members: Leslie Cameron, Tyler Ormsby, Marilyn Thomson, & Rachel Vecchio Graphics: Marilyn Thomson Flowering shrubs appropriate to the Virginia climate can also provide an abundance of blooms. Smooth hydrangeas’ white snowball flowers generate fond memories for many, while blending nicely with hostas and ferns.. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. 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