Deep Shade Plants

leapgirl(8bMS/Biloxi)August 26, 2011

Any suggestions for deep shade plants? Need to fill in a narrow space about 8 feet long.

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gtucci1(8)

Lirope or Mondo grass would work really well for a narrow space. Other plants that come to mind are ferns or cast irons plants.

    Bookmark   August 31, 2011 at 7:27AM
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retsec

I have spider/airplane plants in a shady area. I put them there to keep the dirt from washing off. They die back in the winter here and come back in the spring.

    Bookmark   September 25, 2011 at 9:14PM
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love_the_yard(z9A Jax FL)

caladium

    Bookmark   December 22, 2011 at 9:31PM
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WildfireMike

Cast iron plant is a traditional southern shade plant and as the name suggests very hard to kill. I find its a slow spreader so plant enough to fill in the area you want or looks nice grouped with flowering annuals between.

    Bookmark   March 1, 2012 at 3:42PM
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