The Q&A Archives: Part Shade Part Sun Perennials

Question: I usually plant my flowers in New Jersey early May. The front of my home is morning sun, then shade until around 3pm on. Each year I try to find something long blooming and colorful to plant. Can you give me some advice.

Answer: I would choose plants that will grow in part shade/full sun, such as the following: 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. Hope you find some winners in this group!

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