Shade in garden!

rosessecretgardenMay 26, 2010

hey all!

tell me some flowery plants which may grow well in shade? i have some shady portion in my garden and i want to fill it with flowers.

any suggestions?

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madisonkathy

You don't say what zone you're in, or if you want annuals or perennials, but I have good luck with woodland poppies. They're blooming now, and will bloom again in late summer.

    Bookmark   May 26, 2010 at 5:56PM
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rosessecretgarden

Currently i am living in Las Vegas.

    Bookmark   May 28, 2010 at 9:16AM
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bwwind

Maybe you need cut down some branches of the trees...

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    Bookmark   December 21, 2012 at 3:22AM
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yellow_hibiscus(6)

I'd also like to know some ideas as far as good plants for a shaded yard-- I have one bed for veggies and one for flowers, and am having difficulty through trial and error, finding plants that are suitable for my backyard in the spring/summer.
Florally, I tried a generic wildflower mix last year, but only the tall weedy looking flowers came up. I'd like something bold and colorful.
I live in Providence, RI

    Bookmark   February 23, 2013 at 4:44PM
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charlieboring

Here are some shade tollerating plants. Vinca Major and Vinca Minor, Bleeding Heart - Dicentra Spectabilis, Hosta, Bergenia, Forget-me-not, Ferns, Solomon's Seal, Hellebore, Mahonia, Pulmonaria, Azalea.

    Bookmark   March 1, 2013 at 8:38AM
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darobi2459(5)

How is your soil? Sandy?

    Bookmark   March 3, 2013 at 12:44AM
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