What Plants Thrive in the Shade?
Heuchera plants come in a wide range of leaf colors to add variety to the shady areas of your landscape.
With Mississippi's legendary summer heat, everyone wants some shade trees in the home landscape. But with shade comes a unique challenge: what plants thrive with less sunlight?
Video by Tim Allison
Learn how to plant successful shade gardens from Extension experts! This extensive list of trees, shrubs, vines, groundcovers, and perennials includes the plants height at maturity and characteristics, like “fall color” or “maroon spring bloom” to help you choose the right plants for your space and the various seasons.
By the way, “heuchera” is pronounced HUE-ker-uh. Just in case you need to ask someone at your local garden center if they have any for sale. They’re also called coral bells, but that’s less fun to say.
Or visit your local Extension office for tips about gardening in your area!
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