Ferns ? - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by jamesbielman
March 29, 2010
Are ferns the best way to go as far as a hardy outdoor plant in a half shaded ,half sun location hanging on my front porch patio? Or something else thats easy to take care of.Thanks, James

Answer from NGA
March 29, 2010


Ferns sound like good choices. You might also consider some shade loving plants such as nasturtium (Tropaeolum), flowering tobacco(Nicotiana), pansy (Viola), lobelia (Lobelia), bachelor button (Centaurea), Pinks (Dianthus), bells of Ireland (Moluccella), forget-me-not (Myosotis), baby blue eyes (Nemophila), perilla (Perilla), and fuchsia (Fucshia).

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