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Made in the Shade Groundcovers

Bare, shady spots in your garden can be beautiful when carpeted with a colorful mix of perennials that thrive in the shadows. Here's a collection of some of our favorite groundcovers that don't mind living on the dark side./

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Three Go-To Groundcovers for Shade

I have three favorite “go-to” ground covers for my shady Atlanta garden. One of them I grabbed a handful of in my Mom's garden on a visit home and brought

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Three Go-To Groundcovers for Shade

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Three Go-To Groundcovers for Shade

I have three favorite “go-to” ground covers for my shady Atlanta garden. One of them I grabbed a handful of in my Mom's garden on a visit home and brought

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Golden creeping Jenny - 'Aurea' is a fast-growing groundcover for shade or partial shade. It bears round chartreuse foliage and grows 2 inches tall. It can spread indefinitely. Zones 4-8 view >

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Top Deer-Resistant Plants of the Midwest

Wild Ginger and spotted deadnettle are great groundcovers for shade in the Midwwest. Pretty, easy to grow, noninvasive.

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Sedum ternatum 'Larinem Park' (Stonecrop or shale barrens) - Perennial - Zones 3-9, Height 6 in. A sedum for shade, and it's native! A low-growing, succulent native groundcover for shade, it carpets the woodland floor with whimsical round leaves arranged in threes. In spring it is covered in white star-shaped flowers. A slowly spreading, floriferous selection.

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