Flowers That Like Shade
The blooms on lenten rose begin with a lovely bud that resembles a rosebud which later opens into a flower that will remain through the summer heat.
Flowers that like shade. It will tolerate some sun but its best color typically occurs in shade. Plant these perennials in drifts or clumps for best effect with other spring flowering shade lovers such as ferns and. Versatile torenia is also available in both upright and trailing varieties so you can grow it in beds borders or containers. It was created when they crossed coral bells and foam flowers.
Although it looks delicate the christmas rose is quite sturdy once it gets established very drought tolerant and it s deer and rabbit resistant. Heuchera coral bells grown primarily for its pretty ruffled foliage this perennial s mounding habit shoots up small flower spikes with teeny flowers in spring to mid summer. It looks like a vine that puts off different colored flowers. These shade perennials.
Sometimes called wishbone flower torenia is a pretty shade loving plant with beautiful trumpet shaped blooms in a range of shades from blues and purples to pinks and yellows. The plants flowers are either pink. Lily of the valley. 9 colorful flowers that grow in shade.
Also called christmas rose hellebore is one of the earliest bloomers of flowering shade plants. It s a favorite of hummingbirds too. Look for its burgundy pink cream green or white shade flowers in late winter or early spring. Bleeding hearts usually reach 2 3 in height with a similar spread.
Astilbe needs shade so its pretty flower plumes won t fry in the sun. Winter hardy down to zone 6 this shade perennial flower stands tall at 18 24 inches and produces clusters of pink or red flowers from summer through fall. Shade flowers like these tiny white petals will even better without too much sun. Yes there is such a thing as a hardy begonia and when it comes to shade loving perennial flowers it s one worth seeking out.
So if you are looking for a shaded ground cover then this might be what you re looking for. 10 best perennials for shade bleeding heart. Astilbes are one of the easiest. Sometimes you get lucky and have pretty flowers and nice foliage on the same plant.
Astilbes are long blooming plume like flowers held above airy foliage. Such is the case for lenten rose helleborus orientalis. Heucherella is a really unique plant.