15 Shade-Loving Plants That Are Made for a Tree-Lined Garden

Here Are 15 Shade-Loving Plants That Are Made for a Tree-Lined Garden.

1. Impatiens

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These annuals are one of the only plants that will put on a floral display in full shade. Impressive. But if you have sunny spot in mind in your yard, you can train impatiens to handle harsh light by increasing their exposure slowly over the course of a week.

2. Hostas

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There are many kinds of hostas, all of which require some shade, but not the same amount. A good rule of thumb for gauging this: The darker the leaf (they vary from white to dark green), the less sun it needs.

3. Torenia

Here Are 15 Shade-Loving Plants That Are Made for a Tree-Lined Garden.

Just like many beachgoers, this annual prefers morning sun and afternoon shade — and it’ll reward you with a longer bloom period. Enough said.

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