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Q.Why Does Your Shade Plant List Have Flowers That Require Full Sun To Grow?

Zone V5P 4T4 | Anonymous added on March 6, 2022 | Answered

I need help finding true shade plants without having stop look up listed plants recommendations only to discover that they require sun. please help

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Answered on March 8, 2022

Some plants prefer sun but will tolerate shade and they are included.

Here are some options for plants that do well in shade:

Perennials: hellebores, hosta (some varieties need dappled shade), toad lily, astilbe, variegated Solomon's seal, foamflower, Japanese painted fern, Christmas fern, Dixie wood fern, coral bells, bleeding heart.


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