Although it's considered a small tree, sumac has a compact, shrublike form that will fit into almost any size landscape. Botanic Name: Rhus typhina Light Conditions: light shade, full sun Size: 6 feet tall and wide Zones:
Gardening in the Shade: Annual Plants for Shady Areas
This list of easy to grow shade ground covers is the BEST! I love that all of these perennials are perfect to grow under bushes or trees. Now I know what I'm going to do with the shady part of my garden!