Grow Annuals. Select annuals to create color in shady spots. Annuals are a perfect addition for shade gardens because they bloom all summer long. Top varieties include impatiens, balsam, torenia, browallia, coleus, and iresine.
No shade garden is complete without astilbe. These rugged perennials thrive in moist shade, providing you with a summer's worth of big, bold, frilly flower heads. And even when not in bloom, the plants' mounded, fernlike foliage is worth the price of admi
Ornamental grass border where grasses in different sizes are perfectly combined with Artemisia ludoviciana 'Silver Queen', Carex grayi, Helichrysum petiolare, Miscanthus sinensis, Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum' and Verbena bonariensis