Plants for Mostly Shade - Knowledgebase Question

Conway, Ar
Question by brandirober
April 6, 2009
I have mostly shade with patches of sun for a few hours each day. What are some good plants, and are there any flowers I can plant?

Answer from NGA
April 6, 2009


There are a number of perennials that grow well in the shade. Consider planting Astilbe, Dicentra, Epimedium, Hellebore, Lamium, Pulmonaria, Tiarella and Tricyrtis. You might also want to include ferns, and hostas with patterned foliage to add textural interest. Enjoy your shade garden!

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