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Plants for Your Shade Garden

By: Sandra Nelson


Selecting the right plant for your shade garden can be a challenging task, especially if you are new to shade gardening. To get you started, Dan Nelson, lead designer at Embassy Landscape Group, has shared ten of his favorite shade plants with us.



To make the choices even easier, we have divided the plant selections into two general categories — those that prefer a dry environment and those that prefer a more moist soil. We hope these lists will help you begin your search for the perfect plants in your shade garden. Enjoy!


Plants for Dry Environments




Plants for Moist Environments