Top 10 Flowers to Grow in Shade

Many of our favorite flowers need plenty of sun in order to thrive and will perform poorly if they do not receive several hours of sunlight every day. There are areas in most gardens that will be in shade for part or all of the day where the sun loving flowers will not be successful. Fortunately there are flowers that thrive in shade and this article by Betty which I found on the Top Inspired website describes the ten of the best.

In this article we are showing you ten types of flowers that like shady locations. Partial or full shade, these all will make your garden a very beautiful place with their bold colors and lovely shapes.
Check them out and let us know which one you would like to plant in your garden.

1.?Hardy Geranium

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The hardy geraniums?bloom in late spring and they last until fall ? they will make your garden look pretty the whole summer! There are many varieties of the hardy geraniums and each requires its own conditions, but they all should be planted with the flower crown at soil level, in a fertile and moist.

2.?Helleborus Orientalis

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Hellebores are also known as Christmas rose or Lenten rose. They need part to full shade and want to be planted in a well ? drained soil. While growing, you should keep them moisturized, but once they?re established, they become somewhat drought ? intolerant. When it comes to pruning, the hellebores should be pruned in early winter with cutting away old or damaged foliage of the evergreen. As perennials, hellebores come in few colors, all of them equally beautiful!

3.?Cyclamen Coum

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When it comes to cyclamens, these pretty flowers must be grown in the right temperature. In nature, they grow in rather cool climates, so if you keep them somewhere hot, the?plant will turn yellow, while the flowers will start to fade. Once you get the right temperature, the next important step is the watering. The cyclamen needs?excellent drainage with a potting medium that holds water well and it?s very sensitive to over or under watering.

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