plants like shade - Knowledgebase Question

tampa, Fl
Question by turtlema2
March 27, 2010
what plants can thrive in a courtyard that is shady?

Answer from NGA
March 27, 2010


Here are some landscape plants that will do well in shade: These are evergreens: Fatsia (Fatsia japonica) Ligustrum (Ligustrum spp.) Mahonia (Mahonia spp.) Nandina (Nandina domestica) Pittosporum (Pittosporum tabira) Azalea (Rhododendron spp.) Algerian Ivy (Hederal conariensis) English Ivy (Hedera helix) Oakleaf hydranga (Hydranga quercifolia) deciduous Some vines are: Japanese Honeysuckle (Lonicera Japonica) evergreen, with flowers Trumpet Honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens) evergreen, with flowers Clematis (Clematis spp.) deciduous, with flowers Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia) deciduous Perennials: Daylily (Hemerocallis spp.) Golden shrimp plant (pachystachys lutea) Jacobinia (Justicia carnea) False dragon head (Physostegia virginiana). Some annuals to consider include bedding begonias, impatiens and lobelia. Enjoy your courtyard garden!

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