Plant Care Tips : Plants for Shaded Locations

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Shade can be a good thing in your garden, however it does require just the right plant choices for the color and texture you desire. The list for shaded locations is longer than you think with many options for you to choose from.


  • Andromeda (Pieris Japonica sp)
  • Azalea (Azalea)
  • California Privet (Ligustrom ovalifolium)
  • Camellia (Camellia sp)
  • Cherrylaurel (Prunus laurocerasus)
  • Cornelian Cherry Dogwood (Cornus mas)
  • Euonymus (Euonymus)
  • Evergreen Barberry and Mahonia (Berberis sp)
  • Firethorn (Pyracantha sp)
  • Fraser Photinia (Fraser x photinia)
  • Glossy Abeila (Abelia x grandiflora)
  • Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina domestica)
  • Holly (Ilex sp)
  • Honeysuckle (Lonicera sp)
  • Hydrangea (Hydrangea sp)
  • Japanese Acuba (Acuba japonica)
  • Japanese Kerria (Kerria japonica)
  • Leucothoe (Leucothoe sp)
  • Mountain Laurel (Kalmia latofolia)
  • Prunus Schipkaenis Laurel (Schip Laurel)
  • Red Chokeberry (Aronica arbutifolia)
  • Rhododendron (Rhododrendron sp)
  • Skimmia (Skimmia sp)
  • Summersweet (Clethra alnifolia)
  • Sweetshrub (Calycanthus floridus)
  • Viburnum (Viburnum sp)
  • Witchhazel (Hamamelis sp)
  • Yew (Taxus sp)



  • Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis)
  • Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum)
  • Serviceberry (Amelanchier sp)