What to know about shady garden spaces
- Partial shaded areas recieve at least 5 hours of sunlight per day
- Shaded areas also tend to be wetter, so check your soil as well as the number of shaded hours
- If nothing grows underneath a canopy of trees, the soil may be highly acidic - test to find out
- Shaded, woodland gardens can be magical places
Shade, in its many forms, poses interesting challenges but the difficulties are not insurmountable. Shady areas can be transformed into areas of lush and colorful foliage and flowers if you know what works best under these conditions. Our section of seeds and flower bulbs for shaded areas highlights the specific varieties needed depending on the number of hours of sunlight your area receives. Identify the type of shade you have and choose varieties that will bloom all season long to transform your shady areas into colorful showpieces. Our shade-loving perennials and bulbs are available in plenty to suit any gardener's landscaping requirements.