Very little sun - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by conkling
April 18, 2007
What shrub would grow best in a extremely shady spot with moist soil conditions.

Answer from NGA
April 18, 2007
Astilbe, Ligularias, Old Fashion Bleeding Hearts and the beautiful Goose-neck Lysimachia or Lysimachia clethroides all do well in shade and moist soil. I have moist shade (luckily) and the shrub that I grow is Clethra Alnifolia - with late summer white wands of flowers that smell exactly like bubble gum.

Hope one of these plants works for you!

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