Adore your trees, but have difficulty finding plants that love basking in their shade? These sensational plant combinations for shade are recommended by HortTube’s Jim Putnam. They’re sure to make your garden sing!
These Southern plants are hardy in a variety of USDA Zones but they share one plant characteristic — they like shade to part shade garden exposure. Shade plants don’t have to be boring, either. You’ll love ‘Soft Caress’ Mahonia‘s yellow winter blooms and EverColor ‘Everillo’ Carex‘s stunning lime green grass-like leaves. Don’t forget that Southern favorite – camellias — with blooms all fall and winter.