Back Yard Hostas - Native to eastern Asia, hosta came to the United States in the Hostas are prized in the shade garden for their large leaves in different shapes and colors of green, deep blue or creamy variegated. Love my hostas!
Plants with multiple petals, such as roses and peonies, are cottage-style favorites, and they have the added benefit of sweet scent. Contrast heights within beds by using spiky classics such as foxgloves and delphiniums. For rose bed in front of house.