10 Beautiful Bloom-In-Shade Tall Perennial Plants

by Sasha Ridley

    I just love flowering perennials. The main reason is they will return my garden season after season even with a larger scale. Grow once and harvest for years, who do not favor these plants? When coming into blooming season, they would be striking in your garden. If you plant different varieties at the same time and place, your garden would be gorgeous then. Some of them are additionally low maintenance and easy to propagate, then save you a lot of effort. So good, right?


    In this post, I’m glad to share 10 beautiful bloom-in-shade tall perennial plants. If you are looking for pretty flowers that are easy to care for, just give these perennials a try. As they’re tall, they would be an fantastic addition to your garden when blooming. They are the “spotlight” of the garden from the inside or out. Your visitors and neighbors will give them a look when passing by your garden. Let’s check them out!

    #1 Bugbane

    This perennial is an excellent choice for a late summer shady garden. It produces fragrant flowers, lacy foliage and is deer resistant. It can reach 3 feet tall, or 5 feet when in bloom.

    #2 Bear’s Breeches

    Bear’s breeches bloom in early to mid summer. They make a beautiful shady border. They can reach up to 3 feet tall with creamy white, pink stemmed bloom spire. This perennial grows best with morning sun and consistent moisture in well drained soil.

    #3 Japanese Anemone

    One of my favorite tall shade perennials for late summer/fall blooms is here. Japanese anemone. It floats above the ground cover in the daintiest way as it sways in the wind. This plant blooms in pink and flower.

    #4 Astible

    Astilbe is perfect for shaded borders. As it comes in different varieties, be sure that you choose the right type for your garden. These perennials require a consistently moist soil and do best in a humus-rich environment. They’re also rabbit and deer resistant.

    #5 Goat’s Beard

    Goat’s Beard thrives in full shade and blooms in late spring or early summer. These perennial produce creamy white lacy blossoms and dark green foliage. It will take you a couple of years to get these plants going in your garden.

    Once established, they’re easy to care for and covers the plant in blooms every year.

    #6 Variegated Soloman’s Seal

    This tall perennial makes a shade garden classic. It produces curving individual red branches from which dangle aromatic white bell-like flowers. In Fall, these flowers turn into dark blue berries, standing out against gorgeous yellow, autumn-colored leaves.

    #7 Japanese Toad Lily

    Toad lily adds the elegance to your fall garden when blooming. It has orchid-like flowers and unique leaves that are combination of white, purple, pink, yellow, maroon and blue.

    This perennial can be a little tricky to get started, but is very low maintenance once established.

    #8 Leopard Plant

    This tall perennial is a feature of summer gardens. It’s totally stunning when blooming, making it the star of your garden.

    #9 Chinese Hardy Ground Orchid

    These Chinese hardy ground orchids are quite easy to grow and bloom gorgeously in late spring or early summer. They can grow up to 24″ tall and develop many blooms once established.

    #10 Monkshood

    Monkshood is also a classic perennial plant. It looks like a delphinium with its blue flowers and cut leaf foliage. Although it’s beautiful, keep in mind that all parts of this plant are very toxic. Avoid planting it near places that your kids and pets can approach.

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