Landscaping a shady backyard is easy when you choose from a select group of shrubs that excel in low-light situations. Some will even produce colorful and fragrant flowers. Here's a list of some of our favorite shady characters.
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These beautiful, shade-loving shrubs also thrive in pots. Get planting and growing tips, plus find the best hydrangea varieties for pots with help from HGTV Gardens.
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Shade Loving Plants
Design a lush woodland garden with a collection of shade-loving shrubs, foliage, flowers and bulbs from HGTV Gardens.
Periwinkle, vinca minor, is a shade or sun loving ground cover that spreads rapidly, even under shrubs.
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