Shade plants - Knowledgebase Question

Fort Myers, FL (Zone 9B)
Question by almaryc
May 23, 2005
My small garden i s split part shade and full sun. What plant can be planted in shade and tolerate the florida summer heat. Sprinkle system provides water.


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Answer from NGA
May 23, 2005

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Mary,

Thre are many great choices including perennials, groundcovers, shrubs, etc...in fact too many to know where to begin. In order to provide you with more information than we can fit in this brief answer, let me refer you to the following web sites, which should be very informative and useful to you. They will give you much more information than I can fit in this brief reply.

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/EP107
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/EH139
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/EP016
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/EP164
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/WO012

Your County Extension Office should also have some free information on hand listing plants adapted to your local conditions.

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