Learn Which Flowers Grow Well In Shade

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By Heather Rhoades

Many people think that if they have a shady yard, they have no choice but to have a foliage garden. This is not true. There are flowers that grow in shade. A few shade tolerant flowers planted in the right places can bring a little color to a dark corner. Which flowers grow well in shade? Keep reading to find out.

Flowers to grow in shade

Best shade flowers – Perennials

There is a wide variety of flowers that grow in shade that are also perennials. These shade tolerant flowers can be planted once and will come back with lovely flowers year after year.

Best shade flowers – Annual

Annuals may not come back year after year, but you cannot beat them for shear flower power. Annual flowers to grow in shade will fill even the shadiest corner with plenty of color.

White flowers for shade

White flowers hold a special place in the world of shade tolerant flowers. No other color flowers will bring as much sparkle and brightness to a dim area of your yard. Some white flowers that grow in shade are:

Shade tolerant flowers are not impossible to find. Now that you understand which flowers grow well in shade, you can add a little color to your shady spots.

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