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Full shade - less than 3 hours of sunlight per day. Filtered or indirect sunlight does not count. Plants that work well in full shade include astilbe, coleus, ferns, heuchera, hosta and impatiens.

Planning Your New Shade Garden | Garden Club

*Astilbes are companions of ferns and impatiens--they're some of the few flowers that make big color in full or partial shade. Great companion plants are other partial shade plants such as hostas and Japanese Irises. Astible chinensis tolerates dryness better that other astiable--add lots of LeafGro. See

Garden Plans for Shady Spots - Woodland Garden. A handful of hostas, impatiens, and red-twig dogwood combine to create a natural-feeling planting with four-season interest. Garden size: 6 by 12 feet.

Garden Plans for Shady Spots

Berberis thunbergii 'Helmond Pillar' (Barberry) Features: Deep crimson foliage, narrow, upright (pillar-like) form. Full sun. 4-5' H x 30” W. Zone 4.

Low-growing, drought-tolerant combo: A. Euphorbia x martini 'Ascot Rainbow'; 18-20" tall, zones 5-9. B. Berberis thunbergii 'Orange Rocket'; 48-52" tall, zones 4-9. C. Crocosmia Little Redhead; red orange flowers in summer; 18-24" tall, zones 6-9.

All about foliage | Garden Gate eNotes

Front yard garden with hostas Choco Nishiki and Sagae, Geranium macrorrhizum, and a Japanese maple 2 WAYS TO ENLARGE!Click directly on the photo to enlarge in a pop-up, or click HERE to see this image, larger, in a new browser window. Click the image to enlarge.

READER PHOTOS! Tim's garden in Ohio, revisited - Fine Gardening

Creeping Petunia that border our side walk.. Did well with this year hot summer weather...

Low Maintenance Front Yard Landscaping | Front Yard Front Yard Makeover Transformation | South Surrey BC

cherry tomatoes grown on deck among flowers