BEAUTIFUL PERENNIALS THAT GROW IN THE SHADE
One of the challenges in designing your backyard urbanscape in Minneapolis, MN is shade. There are always those areas around your landscape and garden that have shade and you need to design accordingly.
Finding perennials that grow in shade can be a challenge for some to find on their own. That is one of the biggest benefits when working with LandCraft is we have the experience and knowledge to design your urbanscape to your needs and your plants needs.
Below is a quick list of Perennials that grow in the shade
1. ASTILBE – USDA ZONES 3-9
These color choices mainly lie in the pink spectrum, but you also have white and red-flowered astilbes. The flower heads last for several weeks and the best part is that they can be cut for a beautiful arrangement to for your table.
2. BERGENIA – USDA ZONES 4-10
These are low-growing plants from central Asia have large, glossy green leaves that either remain green or display red fall colors, usually in colder regions. They are great for shade gardens, especially as borders or for growing under trees.
3. BLACK COHOSH/BLACK SNAKEROOT – USDA ZONES 3-8
4. COLUMBINES – USDA ZONES 3-8
5. GOAT’S BEARD – USDA ZONES 3-8
6. LILY OF THE VALLEY – USDA ZONES 2 TO 9
Lily of the valley is grown in shade gardens for its fragrant, bell-shaped flowers that appear in spring.
They are perfect for the shaded area under trees, where they will spread between the roots, filling up the whole space in time.
7. JAPANESE FOREST GRASS – USDA ZONES 5-9
8. CORAL BELLS – USDA ZONES 3-9
9. HOSTA – USDA ZONES 3-9
Every shade garden has a hosta. Right? These beautiful foliage plants come in a variety of large, attention-grabbing leaves that make a weed-suppressing carpet over the ground.
10. PACHYSANDRA – USDA ZONES 4-7
Learn more by checking out the full article: https://www.naturallivingideas.com/15-beautiful-perennials-that-grow-in-the-shade/?fbclid=IwAR3FK95GPp_aAE3s0fV8XFn3wt2zuEmyRHjwEC9DTLWW4iSFNOxXTUYAfKg
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