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Latest photos of shade container plants

  • Skimmia
    Chattykath
  • Hellebore..
    Lincslass
  • HELLEBORUS
    Terratoonie
  • a mother's day present. (Helleborous)
    Seaburngirl

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We have 25 photos of shade container plants

These photos are from real gardens by real gardeners! Just click on one to start exploring in slideshow format, or you can browse 16 at a time.

  • HELLEBORUS
    Terratoonie
  • RAIN has arrived at last !  :o)
    Terratoonie
  • Leycesteria Formosa (Leycesteria formosa)
    Karensusan63
  • Hydrangea Petiolaris doing well in the shade lots of flowers coming. (Hydrangea petiolaris (Climbing Hydrangea))
    Drc726
  • Hellebore..
    Lincslass
  • Pieris japonica (Lily of the valley bush) this is much better since I moved it to the shade. (Pieris japonica (Lily of the valley bush))
    Drc726
  • Shaded patio
    Rhannii
  • My Back Yard Shade Growing Area
    Delonix1

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Gardeners' thoughts

I have now learned from this July experience

to make a plan of my garden space, marking in the area that is 'shade space' or 'semi-shade space' and think more carefully...

14 comments

dianebulley

1 Aug, 2015
Dianebulley

More spring Colour..

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This is my only shaded North facing border,so It's mainly used for acid loving shrubs..although my soil isn't naturally acid..I...

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bloomer

17 Apr, 2015
Bloomer

READY TO CELEBRATE .. heucherellas and other fellas.

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Our gardens are at the ready ... everyone waiting ... ..................................................................... Feeling...

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terratoonie

26 Apr, 2011
Terratoonie

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Questions & advice on shade container plants

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Plant suggestions please

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samjp

17 Apr, 2014
Samjp

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Potted Camellia

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alanb

4 Apr, 2014
Alanb

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Plant I.D. Please

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booboosmum

14 May, 2013
Booboosmum

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This is my flowerless hydrangea

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shahida

13 May, 2013
Shahida

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