Need for the backyard! Geranium cranesbill: True geraniums—which make fluffy little mounds of foliage and small flowers in white or shades of pink or blue—thrive in the light shade of high trees.

Clematis vine ~ the best flower for your money. These babies come back every year. Grow up a trellis or small.

Bloody Cranesbill- shade

Soften the Box with Trailers. Shade window box.Create an intriguing look by mixing a couple of different flowers that look alike. Here, geraniums and impatiens fill out the window box with pale pink blooms. A. Vinca major 'Variegata' -- 4 B. Geranium (Pelargonium 'Bullseye Light Pink') 2 C. Impatiens 'Accent Pink Picotee' -- 5

20 Colorful Plants for Shade Gardens


Shade Plants


Maiden Grass 'Morning Light'-Miscanthus sinensis- year-round specimen to behold! Elegant striped blades of green and white emerge in spring and will grow to 4' – 5' tall by summer. Toward the end of summer, coffee colored flower tufts crown this beauty and draw the eye to it and its surroundings. Easy to care for let stand through winter for an outdoor dried display both you and the birds will appreciate. Plant alone, in groups or among contrasting low growing plants to show off its regal gr...

Something about shutters & Geraniums.

Jade Plant

20 colorful plants for shade gardens - this site lists some really good shade plants and flowers

Potato Vine, Hot Pink Geraniums, & Dark Purple Petunias ~

10 Shade Succulents For Your Drought-Tolerant Garden #gardening

Hostas in a pot: every spring they return, in the pot! Add geraniums and ivy for a fuller look. @ Home Improvement Ideas

~Whether the flowers are colorful or not, grouping plants sure does pack a punch. Case in point this blue and white planter filled with white Geranium (the thriller), Lobelia (blue) and Bacopa (white)~

20 colorful plants for shade gardens | Japanese forest grass (Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola’) |

We attach Tillandsia xerographica air plants to sustainably harvested spruce roots for unique living sculptures.