The Q&A Archives: Plants for Part Shade

Question: What perenials require partial shade?

Answer: Lots of perennials will thrive in part shade. Here are some of my favorites: Cardinal Flower; Bergenia, Pigsqueak; Epimedium, Bishop's Hat, Barrenwort; Primrose; Bleeding Heart; Foxglove; Ligularia; Amsonia, Bluestar ;Pulmonaria, Lungwort; Anemone, Japanese; Astilbe, Garden Spirea; Balloon Flower; Baptisia, False Indigo, Wild Indigo; Campanula, Bellflower; Columbine; Coralbell, Alumroot; Daylily; Garden Phlox ;Geranium, Crane's-Bill; Globe Thistle; Goat's Beard, Wild Spirea; Lady's Mantle; Peony ;Veronica, Speedwell; Yarrow; Brunnera, Siberian Bugloss; Hosta, Plantain Lily. Good luck with your garden!

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