Plants for morning shade, afternoon sun
What plants do well in morning shade, afternoon sun? the shade lovers do not seem to do well with the hot afternoon sun, and the sunlovers do not seem to do well in the shady morning. south west orientation,
Submitted by lingoss1457605


Thanks for writing. Most sun-loving perennials should do all right as long as they get afternoon sun; I know I have success in my Iowa garden with plants like baptisia, amsonia, salvia, peonies, etc. in half-day sun.

If the sun-lovers are not performing the way you'd like them to, you may need to do some trial and error to find out what does best in your particular set of conditions.


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Answered by CostaFarms
Community Answers (2)

Daylilies are the perfect plant. They like 6 hours of sun and perform well in afternoon sun. I don't know your zone but most do well in all zones. There is a large variety of colors, shapes, and sizes. MaryAnn
Submitted by mborcherding