Some of the most beautiful gardens are shade gardens, or gardens that receive dappled light filtered through the canopy of trees. Urban gardens, like San Francisco home gardens are often surrounded by homes and buildings, creating shadows, and shade, which changes throughout the day and seasons. If this is your experience, and you live in a mild winter climate, the 25 Best in Plants for Shade and Part Shade has a number of goodies for you to consider.
Here’s a sizable fern that grows well in USDA Zone 5 – 9. With fronds that grow 3 feet tall by 3 feet wide, Tassel fern can be grown as an accent plant, or with a community of woodland and shade plant allies.
Here’s a small fern you can use in a number of ways for greenery, texture and evergreen beauty throughout the year.
The Lemon Button Fern grows 1 foot high by 1 foot wide. It can be grown as a house plant, preferring bright…