The Q&A Archives: shady yard

Question: rds allow little sun through. what perrinials and annuals will prosper in this enviroment.

Answer: Alvaro,

Some annuals include: Balsam, Impatiens, Coleus, Begonia, Browallia, Torenia, Viola. A few that need just a little more light (brighter shade) include: Pansy, Ageratum, Alyssum, Forget-Me-Not, Salvia, Snapdragon, Lobelia, Monkey Flower, Verbena, Candytuft, and Nicotiana.

Perennials for shady spots include: Ajuga, Astilbe, Begonia, Dicentra, Helleborus, Heuchera, Hosta, Pachysandra, Phlox, Vinca and Viola. If you can provide a little brighter shade to part sun you can add Baptisia, Candytuft, Centaurea, Chrysogonum, Columbine, Foxglove, Hardy Ageratum, Iris, Liatris, Lobelia, Physostegia, Poppy (Oriental), Purple Coneflower, Shasta Daisy, St. John?s Wort, Tritoma and Veronica to the list.

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