Hardy, shade-loving flowers bring beautiful blooms even to those parts of your backyard that receive little sun.

Hardy, shade-loving flowers bring beautiful blooms even to those parts of your backyard that receive little sun.

Although it's considered a small tree, sumac has a compact, shrublike form that will fit into almost any size landscape. Sumac grows quickly and prefers rich, slightly moist soil and a partially shady location. Wild sumac can become invasive, but most new dwarf hybrids will stay within bounds, growing just 6 feet tall and wide. The plants also produce showy red berries in the fall, adding a much-needed dose of color to the winter garden. Botanic Name: Rhus typhina Light Conditions: light…

Shrubs for Shady Spots

Although it's considered a small tree, sumac has a compact, shrublike form that will fit into almost any size landscape. Sumac grows quickly and prefers rich, slightly moist soil and a partially shady location. Wild sumac can become invasive, but most new dwarf hybrids will stay within bounds, growing just 6 feet tall and wide. The plants also produce showy red berries in the fall, adding a much-needed dose of color to the winter garden. Botanic Name: Rhus typhina Light Conditions: light…

Discover flowering shrubs for shade and get growing tips to help them thrive from the experts at HGTV Gardens.

Flowering Shrubs for Shade Gardens

Discover flowering shrubs for shade and get growing tips to help them thrive from the experts at HGTV Gardens.

Design a lush woodland garden with a collection of shade-loving shrubs, foliage, flowers and bulbs from HGTV Gardens.

Shade-Tolerant Plants for Woodland Gardens

Design a lush woodland garden with a collection of shade-loving shrubs, foliage, flowers and bulbs from HGTV Gardens.

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