Finding interesting plants for shade can be a struggle, but when you add in that plant’s desire to be a woody shrub, the list becomes even narrower. But these textural wonders are essential to give depth and real presence to our shade beds and borders.
Whether you’re looking for colorful foliage, spectacular flowers, or an out-of-this-world texture, there’s sure to be at least one shade-loving shrub that fits the bill. To help us find these attractive garden treasures, we asked area experts to pick their four favorite shrubs for shade. Check out some sensational choices for your area below, and discover even more shade-loving shrubs. This episode of the Let’s Argo About Plants podcast.
A selection of more regional shrubs:
Drought Tolerant Shrubs for Your Area
Tough as nails bushes for your area
Shrubs for small spaces in your area
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