The Q&A Archives: shady garden

Question: I have a garden all ready for plants/flowers. It is 100% shady though. What should I plant?

Answer: Perennials that set bloom in shade include Anemone, Columbine, Astilbe, Campanula, lily-of-the-valley, Dicentra, Digitalis, Ferns, Hosta, daylilies, Liriope, Monarda, Pachysandra, Thalictrum, and Vinca minor. There are lots of annuals, as well, to fill in any bare areas. Try lobelia, impatiens and even a few ferns for texture. Enjoy your shade garden~

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