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Shade Perennials

Shade Perennials: Do you have a shady garden or a sunny garden with shady spots where plants and flowers do not seem to thrive? Do not despair! If you want to brighten up garden locations in the shade you have to work with the given conditions and not against them.

Garden, Perennial Shade

Garden, Perennial Shade

Shade loving plants for under trees and overhangs! Comes back year after year without replanting! We're offering 5 varieties of plants that just love shady areas, the areas where even grass won't grow. Every year we get hundreds of calls from our customers asking us what to plant in their low-light spots so we decided to put together a group of the best shade-loving perennials at a bargain price to solve your problems. And we're including a FREE Planting Diagram with each garden that will show you how to plant your garden. You'll get the following plants in this collection: 3 Regal Blue Hosta 3 Astilbe 3 Old Fashioned Bleeding Heart 5 Lily of the Valley 2 Hardy Ferns Turn that barren shady area into a colorful mini garden!

Other environmental conditions that must be taken into consideration to pick the right plants are: soil conditions, drought, wind exposition, and after all, the climate and the hardiness zone).

And there are other things to take into account as well: Think about your garden theme and landscaping design. Do you want plants that grow big, smaller ones (that do not cover other plants) or groundcover plants? What colors fit your design? Which shade of green do you prefer? And what about the color of the flowers? When do you want the flowers to bloom, in spring, summer or fall?

Tip: So, take your time and think about your garden. What are the given conditions? Then, choose the right plants, the ones that will accept and flourish in those conditions. Do not make the mistake and just spontaneously pick a plant that you love and want to have by all means. It is very likely that you will get disappointed!

Yet, there is good news: There is a wide variety of shade perennial plants you can choose from. I am confident that you will find the perfect plants that fit your shady garden. What a joy to see these spots in your garden flourishing and adding color to your garden!

Are you ready for more information on part shade or full shade perennials? Ok, to get you started I have created a list of top 5 perennials for shade gardens. These are common and easy to grow perennials.

Of course there are a lot more shade perennials:

Ajuga Plant (Ajuga)
Astilbe (Astilbe)
Bee Balm Flower (Monarda)
Bellflowers (Campanula)
Bleeding Heart Flower (Dicentra)
Brunnera (Brunnera)
Epimedium (Epimedium)
Forget Me Not Flower (Myosotis)
Foxglove Plants (Digitalis)
Geranium Macrorrhizum
Geranium Nodosum
Hellebore, Christmas Rose Flower (Helleborus)
Hosta Plants (Hosta)
Hydrangea Plant (Hydrangea)
Jacob’s Ladder (Polemonium)
Japanese Forestgrass (Hakonechloa macra)
Japanese Painted Fern (Athyrium niponicum var. pictum)
Lamb’s Ears (Stachys)
Lily of the Valley Flower (Convallaria majalis)
Lilyturf (Liriope)
Lungwort (Pulmonaria)
Monkshood (Aconitum)
Primrose Flower (Primula)
Siberian Iris (Iris sibirica)
Spotted Deadnettle (Lamium maculatum)
Toad Lily (Tricyrtis)
Wild Ginger (Asarum canadense)
Wild Violet Flower (Viola)
Yellow Corydalis (Corydalis lutea)


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