Front Yard Landscapint - Knowledgebase Question

Tampa, Fl
Question by papamaha
September 28, 2009
Our front yard doesn't get very much sunlight. I would like to know what plants I could use for curb appeal in the front of my house

Answer from NGA
September 28, 2009


There are tons of shade loving plants for you to consider:
Ground Covers - Cast Iron Plant, Caladium, Holly Fern, Algerian or Canary Ivy,
Mondo Grass; Dwarf Lilyturf or Liriope, Leatherleaf Fern and Periwinkle (Vinca major).

Vines - Yellow Allamanda, Bush Allamanda, Cross Vine or Trumpet Flower, Trumpet Creeper or Vine Campsis, Algerian or Canary Ivy.

Perennials - Giant Leather Fern, Southern Maidenhair or Venus' Hair Fern, Elephant Ears or Giant Taro, Voodoo or Snake Lily, Milkweed or Butterfly Weed, Pawpaw, Spiral Ginger, Tasmanian or Australian Tree Fern, Autumn or Japanese Shield / Wood Fern, Butterfly Lily, Butterfly Ginger, Impatiens, Jacobinia or Flamingo Plant, Peacock Ginger, Lion's Ear, Walking Iris, Philodendron, Coontie or Florida Arrowroot, and Cardboard Plant.

You can fill in with colorful seasonal annuals.


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