get more sun for a shaded area - Knowledgebase Question

Great Lakes, IL (Zone 5A)
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Question by mrsjessicamo
May 1, 2007
I planted some full sun perennials in a area that only gets direct sun only first thing in the morning. Is there a way to get more sun with lights or maybe through sun light reflection?


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Answer from NGA
May 1, 2007
Full sun perennials need at least 8 hours of sunshine a day. Without it, they will eventually become diseased and stop flowering. The best thing to do with your sun-loving perennials is to move them to a sunnier spot and replace them with shade loving perennials. There's really no easy way to provide artificial light to sun loving perennials other than to move them into the sunshine.

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