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Tell us your Favorite Shade Plants

By dave
January 20, 2016

We're putting together a list of the ATP members' favorite shade plants! Come on in and read how to nominate your favorites! We will later publish a final article on the top picks.

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Jan 23, 2016 3:45 PM CST
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Name: Paul
Utah (Zone 5b)
Grandchildren are my greatest joy.
Annuals Enjoys or suffers cold winters Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Garden Procrastinator Hosted a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle Plays in the sandbox
Tender Perennials Tomato Heads The WITWIT Badge Region: Utah Vegetable Grower Hybridizer
OK, I know this is out of place here but as people who love shade gardens are looking at the threads here I thought you might enjoy seeing a mature shade garden which belongs to my good friend Howard and his wife.......
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Paul Smith Pleasant Grove, Utah
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Jan 23, 2016 4:12 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

Region: Ukraine Region: United States of America Bird Bath, Fountain and Waterfall Region: Florida Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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Paul, your good friends have a beautiful shade garden! I love Hosta's but have never tried them because I was told they would not survive in Florida. I recently heard of a variety that has apparently been out for a few years now called SunHosta that supposedly love the Florida heat and humidity ... and full sun! We are moving @ 100 miles farther south in May so I may have to give them a try once we get settled.
~ I'm an old gal who still loves playing in the dirt!
~ Playing in the dirt is my therapy ... and I'm in therapy a lot!

Jan 23, 2016 4:14 PM CST
Name: Terri
Lucketts, VA (Zone 7a)
Region: Mid-Atlantic Region: Virginia Dog Lover Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Deer Ponds
Foliage Fan Ferns Hellebores Irises Peonies Amaryllis
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