The Q&A Archives: shaded area in Austin Texas

Question: I have a very shaded place up against my house. I would like to plant a large blooming perennial. What would you recommend.

Answer: There aren't too many large perennials that will flower in shade but you might consider a dwarf shrub (under 3'). Here's a publication from Texas A & M that might help you choose just the right plant for the shady garden:

It gives height, flower color, etc. so I hope it is helpful!

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