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Shade-Loving Container Plants

#Shade Gardening - perennial ornamental grass Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola' forms a vivid mound of bright yellow leaves with a few slender, green stripes.


Large 'Myers' Asparagus Fern - Foxtail fern

'Myers' Asparagus Fern - Foxtail fern - Evergreen and easy care plant - Great for growing in planters and baskets - Stunning symmetrical look - Spring flowering and autumn berries provide year round interest - Delicate and soft needle style leaves - Easy care plant - An unusual yet wonderful plant for gardens, containers and hanging planters. Best4garden


One of the best and most versatile evergreen grasses, this will thrive in sun or shade, and glows shades of copper, gold and bronze in the autumn, hence its common name, Pheasant’s Tail Grass. It has a soft, arching habit, so plant it among shrubs for textural contrast, or in a mixed or herbaceous border.


Landscapers' Picks: The 10 Best Shrubs for Pots


15 Native Plants for the Midwestern Garden

Little Bluestem Schizachyrium scoparium Growing Conditions: Full sun, well-drained soil Size: To 3 feet tall Zones: 3-9

The Best Perennials for Shade

Pretty Lilyturf is an easy-to-grow shade plant. More perennials for shade:

The best plants for clay soil: Grow in full sun and partial shade


The Best Perennials for Shade

Japanese Forestgrass ~~ Brighten up shady spots in your landscape with these easy-to-grow plants that come back year after year.