Plants for small shade garden - Knowledgebase Question

Winter Springs, Fl
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Question by creganterry
April 10, 2009
We have a little section outside our townhouse which is privacy fenced off our master bath, not much sun, what kind of plants perennials, small trees can I successfully plant?

Answer from NGA
April 10, 2009
Lots of shrubs, vines and perennials will grow in shade: Aucuba japonica, Bamboo Japanese Plum-Yew, Fatsia japonica, Needle Palm, Azaleas, Floriday Yew, Oakleaf Hydrangea, Japanese Honeysuckle, Trumpet Honeysuckle, Chinese wisteria, Golden Shrimp Plant (Pachystachys lutea), Jacobinia (Justicia carnea), Peacock Ginger (Kaempferia species), Persian Shield (Strobilanthes dyerianus) and Trailing Wishbone Flower (Torenia hybrids) are a few to try. Enjoy your garden!

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