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shady corner garden, needs tall plants pref flowering

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maybe daisy, tall marguerite type, must be perennial! any suggestins? gets some light, not impossible!



My Leucanthemum x superbum grows happily in an east-facing bed, as do Japanese Anemones. I also have Actaea simplex and Chelone obliqua growing and flowering in there. Some asters will take some shade, too - I have a tall white one - Aster novae-angliae 'Herbstschnee' which flowers reliably every year.

I even grow Heleniums there - as long as there is some sun for part of the day, they seem to be OK.

29 Aug, 2009


Thanks for this list sounds just what I need for a very dark corner.

29 Aug, 2009


sounds very similar to mine too spritz.
some day lilies are happy in semi shade to. dont forget aconitums too.

29 Aug, 2009


I also have a Brunnera "Jack Frost", though this is low growing, Winter Heather Valerie Griffiths which is now 18 inch high at least, and 2 feet across with lovely purple flowers after 3 years, also St Johns Wort, Purple leaved Hebe, Hellebore and Astilbe all growing in severe shade.

3 Sep, 2009


Thats what I need to do move the astilbe to shade - thanks

3 Sep, 2009


thanks again guys! looking them up now so i can invest.

3 Sep, 2009


Good luck! I hope to see the photos in due course... :-)

5 Sep, 2009

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