Shrubs for Shady Spots: Sumac, Azalea, Rhodie, Camellia, Kerria, Hydrangea, Pieris, Summersweet, Serviceberry, Mountain Laurel, Daphne.  Lower front yard and along north front fence!

Shrubs for Shady Spots

Although it's considered a small tree, sumac has a compact, shrublike form that will fit into almost any size landscape. Sumac grows quickly and prefers rich, slightly moist soil and a partially shady location. Wild sumac can become invasive, but most new

Skimmia japonica "Rubella" A great evergreen shrub for shady areas with showy flower buds and white fragrant flowers.

Skimmia japonica "Rubella" Evergreen shrub for shady areas with showy flower buds and white fragrant flowers.

Summersweet is a great choice for a compact shrub in a damp, shady area. Also: inkberry holly, dwarf Virginia sweetspire and buttonbush.

To be planted third year in front of south fence hedge, on either side of peonies framing birdbath, water feature, or sculpture in order to hide utility boxes and provide eye candy from Cora's patio seat.

Fatsia japonica 'Spider's Web' - This new fatsia is primarily grown for its handsome foliage, which looks as though it has been variously been dusted with icing sugar. It makes a wonderful specimen, particularly when planted near white-flowering plants that compliment the leaf variegations. It can also be used to help add light and colour to areas or lightly dappled shade.

For pot on Patio: Fatsia japonica 'Spider's Web' (Evergreen Shrub). This gorgeous plant adds light and color to lower light areas.

If you're looking for a low maintenance shrub that's deer resistant, rabbit resistant, drought tolerant and has outstanding foliage then look no further than Orange Rocket barberry.

Orange Rocket Berberis - If you're looking for a low maintenance shrub that's deer resistant, rabbit resistant, drought tolerant and has outstanding foliage then look no further than Orange Rocket barberry.

22 Perennial plants that love shade

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22 Perennial plants that love shade *Perennials for infront of porch hostas and hydrangeas*

Alchemilla mollis ‘Select’ "Lady's Mantle": for the shade garden , this is one tough-as-nails, clay-tolerant cookie,  Lovely dense mounds of velvety apple green scalloped leaves that make just about the easiest, most reliable edger for shade. Water droplets bead up.  About 1' tall in bloom and 1.5' across, I grow it in front of the shade-providing taller sun shrubs as well. If it ever looks tired, just shear it back hard and you'll have fresh new growth lickety split! Deer resistant.

Alchemilla mollis ‘Select’ (Lady's Mantle) for the shade garden. Lovely dense mounds of velvety apple green scalloped leaves and acid-green/yellow flowers.

Firehouse Dwarf Nandina  evergreen, red fall color  This dwarf variety holds that red fire engine color all Winter. It has a compact mounding form with bright green Spring foliage.  prune, selectively cut the stalks and stagger the heights of each cane instead of cutting them all off to the same height - resistant to deer, drought, heat & humidity, pollution, rabbits, seashore, slope, and wind.

Dwarf heavenly bamboo ‘Firepower’ (Nandina domestica ‘Firepower’) gets red-tinged new leaves in spring, then stays light green all summer. Foliage turns bright red in fall and holds that color most of winter.

My Viburnum opulus has finally grown big enough to plant out into the garden.  Sun or semi shade - one for the bottom of the garden where the white border meets the woodland border.

Viburnum opulus- Eurpean Cranberry bush Sun or semi shade AKA snowball bush

Hebe 'Youngii' - A compact, spreading, evergreen shrub which is smothered in short spikes of large violet flowers all summer, that gradually fade to white. The tiny leaves are dark green and glossy and often have fine red margins. Its spreading habit makes it ideal for rock gardens, or try it planted en-masse along a path or driveway. Like most hebes, it will flourish in a range of conditions, and once established, it is drought-tolerant, too. The flowers are a magnet for bees and…

Hebe Carl Teschner ) Position: full sun or partial shade Soil: poor or moderately fertile, moist, well-drained neutral to slightly alkaline soil Rate of growth: average Flowering period: June-August Hardiness: fully hardy

Azalea Japonica Baggio - evergreen, low growing spreading shrub with glossy leaves and deep pink flowers in late spring or early summer

Azalea Japonica 'Baggio'[ Family: Ericaceae] - Evergreen, low-growing spreading shrub with glossy leaves and deep pink flowers in late spring or early summer

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Dark Purple' - One of the new breed of mophead hydranges, this one was chosen by us for the intensity of the flower colour. To get the best colour, you should apply hydrangea colourant at regular intervals, but even when grown in noraml or alkaline soils the flower colour will revert to a good shade of pinkish red. Long-flowering additions to the summer border, hydrangeas are one of the best-loved and hardest working of all the shrubs and therefore have become a…

Buy lacecap hydrangea Hydrangea macrophylla 'Dark Purple (Black Diamonds Dark Purple) (PBR)': Delivery by Waitrose Garden in association with Crocus

Astilbe is a very popular perennial with fern like foliage and plumes of very showy flowers. It is perfect for a moist, shady garden bed.

Grow Astilbe in a Shady Garden Bed for Long Lasting Summer Color

Planted 2017 - front yard, in front of porch under shade tree. Bridal Bouquet Flower :-) Astilbe is a very popular perennial with fern like foliage and plumes of very showy flowers. It is perfect for a moist, shady garden bed.

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