Shade gardening opportunities: Perennial and shrub choices
from Chicago Tribune
When they see a space in shade, many gardeners think only of what they can't grow there: tomatoes, coneflowers and roses. Yet "shade is an opportunity," says Patrick Kelsch, collections supervisor at The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois. Some plants actually prefer to be shaded to various degrees. "They appreciate a little protection from the sun," he says.
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