Planting for part shade - Knowledgebase Question

Williamstown, Ne
Question by colorful6226
March 29, 2009
I usually plant my flowers in New Jersey early May. The front of my home is morning sun, then shade until around 3pm on. Each year I try to find something long blooming and colorful to plant. Can you give me some advice.

Answer from NGA
March 29, 2009


I would choose plants that will grow in part shade/full sun, such as the following:
Cardinal Flower; Bergenia, Pigsqueak; Epimedium, Bishop's Hat, Barrenwort; Primrose;
Bleeding Heart;Foxglove; Ligularia;Amsonia, Bluestar; Pulmonaria, Lungwort;
Anemone, Japanese; Astilbe, Garden Spirea; Balloon Flower; Baptisia, False Indigo, Wild Indigo; Campanula, Bellflower; Columbine; Coralbell, Alumroot; Daylily ;
Garden Phlox; Geranium, Crane's-Bill; Globe Thistle; Goat's Beard, Wild Spirea;
Lady's Mantle; Peony; Veronica, Speedwell; Yarrow;Brunnera, Siberian Bugloss;
Hosta, Plantain Lily.

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