The Q&A Archives: Shrubs

Question: What type of shrubs can I plant outdoors that will thrive in the shade? I live in Central Florida.

Answer: Here are a few suggestions for a shady spot: Buxus microphylla (Japanese Boxwood), Ilex vomitoria 'Nana' (dwarf yaupon holly), Rhododendron obtusum (Kurume hybrid azaleas), Aucuba japonica, Erythrina herbacea (Cherokee bean), Hydrangea macrophylla, Viburnum suspensum (Sandankwa viburnum), Illicium parviflorum (Anise), Pittosporum tobira (Pittosporum). Best wishes with your garden.

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