As a majority of flowering plants prefer to grow in sites that receive at least 4-6 hours sunlight daily, gardens located in shade can be disheartening for a creative landscape gardener.
Most people end up planting ferns and other leafy ornamental plants, thinking that these are the only options. However, if you research a bit, you will find several plants that flower very well in the shade.
Most cultivars that grow well in low light are hardy and require minimal maintenance. So, they are easy to grow and maintain for any hobbyist. Hence, if you look into shade-loving flowering plants a bit, gardening in the shade is not all that boring.
Common Flowering Plants For Shades
Shade-loving flowering plants can be annual, biennial, or perennial. With perennials, you can enjoy colorful blooms without replanting them every year. Some popularly grown plants are described here:
Hanging Flowering Plants