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Window boxes

Zone 62814 | Desra Lindemann added on March 20, 2017 | Answered

What flowers can I plant in window boxes that will flower and fill it in the shade?

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Liz Baessler
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Answered on March 21, 2017

There are plenty of flowers that grow well in window boxes and the shade. Begonias, Impatiens, Pansies, and Snapdragons are all compact and shade-loving.

Here's a good list of flowering shade plants:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/special/shade/shade-tolerant-flowers.htm

And here's another good list of shade plants that do well in containers or boxes:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/special/shade/plants-for-creating-shade-containers.htm

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