Heuchera (coral bells) grows most vigorously and has the stongest colors in partial shade (preferably afternoon shade). Growth rate is very slow in full shade. Leaves showier than flowers. Great contrast in the border.
I need to do this in my back yard! Fabulous! DIY - Off the Wall Suspended Gardens Looks simple enough, right? A couple of 9" terra-cotta pots, spray paint, flower pot hangers and some wood screws...boom, a suspended garden. Isn't it a lovely look?