10 Gorgeous Plants that Love Shade

Don’t overlook the abandoned shady spot of your garden, there are definitely some gorgeous plants that you can grow there!

Don't overlook the abandoned shady spot of your garden, there are definitely some gorgeous plants that you can grow there!

A lot of gardeners hate the word “shade”. It keeps them awake at night wondering how to get anything to bloom or grow. For so long we have been conditioned to believe that pretty things only grow in the bright sunshine. It just isn’t true! Some of the most beautiful and enduring gardens in the world thrive in partial to deep shady conditions, and yours can too.

The secret is easy– simply choose the right plants!

1. Lenten Rose

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Look at these blooms! They have the most incredible shape, form, and color. They bloom in late winter and early spring They grow around 12 inches tall and come in pinks, reds, whites, greens, yellow, and even black.

2. Begonia

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Begonias are perennials with vibrant color! They come in every shade but blue. It is best for them to be in filtered shade and rich soil.

3. Sweet Woodruff

Don't overlook the abandoned shady spot of your garden, there are definitely some gorgeous plants that you can grow there!

This is a perfect shade loving plant if you have a shady, difficult spot you want to cover. These white flowers will bloom in May and June. They are simple and even smell great too!

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