The Q&A Archives: Plants for small shade garden

Question: We have a little section outside our townhouse which is privacy fenced off our master bath, not much sun, what kind of plants perennials, small trees can I successfully plant?

Answer: Lots of shrubs, vines and perennials will grow in shade: Aucuba japonica, Bamboo Japanese Plum-Yew, Fatsia japonica, Needle Palm, Azaleas, Floriday Yew, Oakleaf Hydrangea, Japanese Honeysuckle, Trumpet Honeysuckle, Chinese wisteria, Golden Shrimp Plant (Pachystachys lutea), Jacobinia (Justicia carnea), Peacock Ginger (Kaempferia species), Persian Shield (Strobilanthes dyerianus) and Trailing Wishbone Flower (Torenia hybrids) are a few to try. Enjoy your garden!

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