Perennials for Shade - Knowledgebase Question

Auburn, AL
Question by stopinc1
March 11, 1998
What perennials would do well in my shady garden during our hot, steamy summers?

Answer from NGA
March 11, 1998


Foxgloves (Digitalis) will tolerate shade and are hardy in your area. Other choices include navelwort (Omphalodes cappadocica), blue lungwort (Pulmonaria angustifolia), pinkroot (Spigelia marilandica), bellwort (Uvularia grandiflora) and sweet violets (Viola odorata).

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