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The All Things Plants Top 25 List of Shade Garden Plants

By dave
May 3, 2014

Let's open Shade Gardens week with a list of the most active entries in our database. Among the thousands of plants that want full or mostly shade, which ones have the most pictures, comments and other details added? Let's find out!

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Name: Steve
Millbury, MA (Zone 5b)
May 3, 2014 1:46 PM CST
Hosta are the #1 perennial in sales in the U.S. Only one on this list and it isn't even a top 25 Hosta in the AHS popularity list. What about Hosta June or Liberty?

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Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
Charter ATP Member Region: Texas Master Gardener: Texas Permaculture Raises cows I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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May 3, 2014 3:06 PM CST Admin

Hard to believe, isn't it!?

But a good number of Hosta cultivars did reach our Top 25 Variegated plants last month:
Name: Meghan
Summerville, South Carolina (Zone 8a)
May 3, 2014 11:33 PM CST
I am kind of surprised that there weren't any Hellebores listed

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