Most plants require light to grow, that is why they may not do well in heavily shaded areas. But, there are some exceptional plants that thrive in shaded sites.
If you are looking for evergreen shade plants to grow in pots or in the garden, you’ll love these 5 plants.
Bamboo plants for shade
Caution: The running bamboos will spread. Always use a bamboo barrier when growing them in the garden. Alternatively, grow them in pots or containers.
Sarcococca (Christmas box)
Buddleia (Butterfly bush)
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Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)
Apart from bamboo, which is grass, the other shade-loving plants are shrubs with beautifully scented flowers. In fact, they are bees and butterfly ‘magnets’.
All in all, if you want to grow a shade-loving plant, these 5 plants will not disappoint.