9 Plants for the Dark Shade Area in Garden

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1) Hostas

Hostas thrive in wet, shaded areas because they are mostly a foliage plant. Sizes range from 4 inches for the little ones to 6 feet for the largest.

2) Begonia

There are hundreds of species of begonia, and they can be found in hanging baskets or climbing on walls. These plants can thrive in a wide range of environments.

3) Ligularia

Depending on the species, they enjoy full sun to partial shade, so double-check the one you choose before planting them in your shady garden.

4) Toad Lily

If you're looking for a beautiful and vivacious addition to your garden, go no further than this. Add toad lilies to your garden. 

5) Primrose

Primula vulgaris, the common wild primrose, prefers full shade. Primaries range in height and width from 6 to 20 inches, depending on the type.

6) Impatiens

One of the few plants that can thrive in complete shade is this annual. They can reach a height of 6-30 inches and a width of 1–3 feet.

7) Dicentra

Shade-loving and low-maintenance, these lovely blooms add a romantic touch to any garden. In your spring garden, be sure to use well-drained soil for your perennials.

8) Spiderwort

Long, blue-purple flowers adorn the stems of this spring-blooming plant. Depending on the kind, it can grow up to 3 feet tall.

9) Heuchera

If you're looking for an easy-to-care-for perennial, go no further than Heuchera, or Coral Bell. Any amount of light, from full shade to full sun, will work for it.

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