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Tell us your Favorite Shade Plants

By dave
January 20, 2016

We're putting together a list of the ATP members' favorite shade plants! Come on in and read how to nominate your favorites! We will later publish a final article on the top picks.

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Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
Region: United States of America Morning Glories Region: Florida Houseplants Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Garden Procrastinator Birds Butterflies Bee Lover Hummingbirder Container Gardener
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plantladylin
Jan 21, 2016 6:36 PM CST
Caladiums, Caladiums, Caladiums ... and YES, more Caladiums! Whether in a shady border, mass plantings ... or just a few growing in containers, you can't go wrong with the beautiful foliage of Caladiums to brighten up shady spots in the garden! Lovey dubby




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Name: Marilyn
Greenwood Village, CO (Zone 5b)
Garden today. Clean next week.
Garden Procrastinator Region: Colorado Heucheras Region: Southwest Gardening Container Gardener Enjoys or suffers cold winters
Sempervivums Annuals Foliage Fan Herbs Garden Ideas: Level 2
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CDsSister
Jan 21, 2016 6:44 PM CST
Pretty but fragile in my westerly winds.
Name: Margaret
Near Kamloops, BC, Canada (Zone 3a)
Region: Canadian Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Tip Photographer Garden Ideas: Master Level I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Charter ATP Member
Morning Glories Critters Allowed Birds Houseplants Butterflies Garden Photography
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mcash70
Jan 22, 2016 8:50 PM CST
I love them, but cannot grow them here, the nights are too cold even in mid summer and they die. Sad
Name: Larry
Enterprise, Al. 36330 (Zone 8b)
Region: Alabama Composter Garden Photography Garden Ideas: Master Level Plant Identifier Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Seedfork
Jan 23, 2016 11:50 AM CST
I do love caladiums in the garden, I lost a lot of them due to rare very cold temps a couple of years ago. I need to start more this year.
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