Shade Perennials
What types of perennials will do in almost complete shade. We have a long driveway which has trees on both sides. Little light gets through. I have planted hostas and 2 astible plants. I am looking for other types. Would ferns, lily of the valley, bleeding heart, coralbells do better? Some of my hostas have faded away. Thank you.
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Hi,

Thanks for writing. Without seeing the spot to see exactly how much light it gets, it's tough to say for sure which plants will do best for you. But as a general rule, lily-of-the-valley, bigroot geranium, bleeding heart, wild ginger, and ajuga are good for low-light spots. Learn more about these and other good varieties: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/perennials/the-best-perennials-for-shade/

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