The texture alone of Soft Caress Mahonia adds a unique feature to this bamboo-like shade shrub. Add Soft Caress to an Asian garden or use as a specimen plant and enjoy bright yellow blooms in early winter. Plant in USDA zones 7-9, water as needed and shape in winter after bloom.
Angyo Star Fatshedera is a vining shrub that boasts thick gum-shaped leaves that are dark green with a creamy white border in the winter. Angyo Star is shade-loving, and Hardy to 0°F USDA Zones 7B-9. Water regularly and lightly prune in the spring.
If pendulous panicles of ivory white blooms don’t get your attention, perhaps the heat tolerance of Mountain Snow™ Pieris will win you over. This shady shrub is a great choice for USDA zones 4B–8 and enjoys full shade to part sun. Water as needed and shape in early spring before first bloom.
With 5 varieties of style and vibrant color, you are sure to fall in love with one (or all) of our Southgate® Rhododendrons. The Southgate series is heat tolerant and thrives in the Deep South in addition to traditional rhododendron areas. Plant in full shade to part sun in USDA zones 6–9. Pictured above is Brandi™.
Easy to grow in hot humid climates, shade-loving hydrangea macrophylla, or bigleaf hydrangea, varieties will boast bold blue or pink hues in your garden or landscape. Enjoy the blooms of Big Daddy Hydrangea or Dear Dolores Hydrangea from early summer and through fall. Water as needed and shape after the bloom cycle is complete.
Oakleaf hydrangeas like Tara Hydrangea also like shady garden areas, and offer a bonus in fall with reddish fall foliage.