About Gardening: Shaded Flower Gardens
by Mira Dessy
There are a lot of lovely things that grow in the shade and in partial shade. Hosta and ferns are, of course, very popular. Impatiens are a very nice annual but they add a lot of wonderful color. You could also try astilbe, coral bells, jack-in-the-pulpit, or bleeding hearts. Where you have virtually no sun whatsoever you will probably have better luck growing foliage type plants. I find that usually even the shade loving plants that have flowers need some sort of sun. Hope this helps.
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