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plants for dark garden areas

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I have a dark corner between a honeysuckle hedge and a
California Lilac and would like some vibrant plants to grow underneath
Live in the Midlands,garden sheltered soil light

cheers steve



If you're looking for perennials i'd go for Heucheras.
The lime green ones or the amber coloured ones - both would lighten-up and bring the area alive with year round foliage colour.

For something quick and simple you could make an arc-shaped border and plant them in 3s or 5s.

15 Sep, 2009


I would take a look at this website. It is Long Acre Plants who also provide a mail order service. Even if you don't buy from them, the selection of plants on there may give you an idea

15 Sep, 2009


I've used them and it's a good site and good service too.

15 Sep, 2009


Ferns are great - large and small!

15 Sep, 2009

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