All plants require 3 things – water, food, and sun. So, what if you love plants and gardening, but have a yard that is coved with shade? Don’t put your gardening dreams on the shelf just yet, we’ve got a list of five great plants that love the shade. There are, of course, many other plants that thrive in the shade, but here are just a few of our favorites. What is your favorite shade-loving plant? Let us know in the comments below!
Wild Rose Heuchera
Also known as “Coral Bells,” this heuchera plant is just lovely with its purple/rose color and dark veins! During mid-summer, the wild rose heuchera throws tall blooms on burgundy stalks. The flowers are a gorgeous rosy pink color that attracts all sorts of wildlife like butterflies and hummingbirds! This is a great choice for shade plants because it adds some variety to the coloring. As you might know, most shade plants come in shades of green, so the purple is a wonderful contrast.