Flowers For Shade - Knowledgebase Question

San Diego, CA
Question by Man1663684
March 22, 1999
What's the best type of of perennial for a shaded area under a tree?

Answer from NGA
March 22, 1999


Plants that grow well in shade include Campanula, Begonia, Astilbe, Anemone, Crassula, Dicentra, Ferns, Sweet Woodruff, Coral Bells, Helleborus, Saxifrage, Baby's Tears and Pansies. You might also try Hosta and Bishop's Weed if brightly colored flowers are not important in the area.

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