Apr 19, 2016 ... By Heather Rhoades. Many people think that if they have a shady yard, they have no choice but to have a foliage garden. This is not true. There are flowers that grow in shade. A few shade tolerant flowers planted in the right places can bring a little color to a dark corner. Which flowers grow well in shade?
If you love blue flowers, this annual is a must. Amethyst flower has star-shaped blooms of brilliant blue and sky blue, as well as violet and white; they nearly cover the 1- to 2-foot-tall plants. Put them in hanging baskets or containers, then make them really happy by displaying them in a location that gets warm shade or ...
Discover HGTV Gardens' top picks for plants that thrive in the shade.
These hardworking perennials take the prize for being the longest bloomers in the sheltered garden shade. Enjoy the clusters of yellow flowers from late spring all the way to frost. It's not just the flowers of yellow corydalis that are beautiful; the gray-green leaves of these colorful shade plants are attractive as well. The plant ...
Oxalis varieties may offer attractive green or purple foliage as well and are sometimes called shamrocks because of their leaf shape. They also produce pretty pink, white, or yellow flowers. Some varieties of these colorful shade annuals are happy in sun or shade; others need protection from the sun during the hottest part of ...
Chocolate Ruffles heuchera. Heucheras make fine plants for shady sites. This variety is called Chocolate Ruffles. THE once-a-year perennial plant sale at our company's Vermont garden center is a huge event. Shoppers line up well before the 8 a.m. start time, eager to get first shot at the selection. My job is usually to roam ...
That shady spot in your garden doesn't have to be bare. There are shade perennials that will thrive without sun. Plant them once and they will come back every year. Most feature colorful foliage but some will produce flowers. Most need a moderate amount of water and moist, rich soil. Plant these shade-loving perennials in ...
Lungwort. These are good groundcover plants for deep shade, with hairy, dark green leaves spotted with white. In early spring, clusters of funnel shaped flowers open pink and then turn blue.
Great perennials for full shade to part shade. Excellent color and variety for your shade garden--find beautiful shrubs, flowers, and ground covers.