Plants for Shade

These plants tolerate some amount of shade but a host of other factors (soil type, exposure, soil moisture, etc) determine long term success. Do research before you plant.

Shrubs: azalea, aucuba, mahonia, Japanese plum yew, hydrangea, fatsia, cherrylaurel, corylopsis, mountain laurel, Florida anise, leucothoe, rhododendron, pittosporum

Flowers and Foliage: autumn fern, Japanese painted fern, variegated Solomon’s seal, hosta, impatiens, lamium, acorus, Lenten rose, Italian arum, nandina, native ginger, liriope, mondo grass, ajuga, aspidistra, lady fern, caladium, bleeding heart, epimedium, pachysandra, lungwort, rohdea, tiarella, heuchera, chrysoganum

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