Front Yard in Shade - Knowledgebase Question

Renton, Wa
Question by shi_xiaofei
June 2, 2010
I live in Seattle. My front yard is in 90% shade. The plant there died from cold winter, leaving an empty spot. What plant I should plant there?


Image
Answer from NGA
June 2, 2010

0

Camelias grow well in Seattle, as do rhododendrons and azaleas. While most will grow in bright shade, a little sunshine is always appreciated. If you have less than 2-3 hours of direct sunshine, use native plants such as salal or huckleberry. These are evergreen and tolerate quite a bit of shade. Best wishes with your landscape.

You must be signed in before you can post questions or answers. Click here to join!

« Return to the Garden Knowledgebase Homepage

Member Login:

Username:

Password:

[ Join now ]

Today's site banner is by Marilyn and is called "Crocosmia 'Lucifer'"