Tropical plants that like shade. This is another very familiar plant that cant be ignored when decorating shady spaces. Shade loving tropical plants elephant ears colocasia. See more ideas about plants shade plants and tropical garden. 15 of the best shade loving garden plants 1.
10 great shade loving plants for subtropical gardens. Red aglaonema aglaonema spp giant bird of paradise strelitzia nicolai. Finally some people grow moss in shady areas rather than trying to fight it. Shade loving tropical plants begonia.
With ruffled leaves and colorful foliage heuchera also called coral bells is a bright perennial addition to any shade garden. Theyre a little old fashioned and as common as muck but theres a reason for that they are great performers in the shade. Asparagus fern asparagus densiflorus. Hakonechloa cacra known as japanese forest grass this vibrant deciduous plant thrives in damp.
Grown primarily for its pretty foliage its mounding habit shoots up small flower spikes in spring to mid summer. Apparently they are easy to grow and require very little maintenance from that point forward. Coral bells this is a beautiful flowering plant that is actually a perennial. They grow in the shade and are known for their ease.
Hardy hibiscus hibiscus moscheutos. A grass relative carex spark plug a japanese variegated sedge is also a good shade garden plant. Kaffir lily clivia. Hostas are another large leaved perennial that can help turn your garden into a tropical looking paradise.
Its an attractive accent plant that will tolerate some sun though its best color occurs in shade. They are low growing and usually prefer the shade which makes them perfect for filling in the ground area under your other plantsand helps give that tropical feeling to your garden. Melica uniflora described by beth chatto as quietly attractive. Begonia begonia green gold is a tropical perennial plant that has a vigorous growth.
Since grasses are considered a ground cover of sorts take note that one of the most shade tolerant grasses is tall fescue grass festuca arundinacea. Amelanchier x grandiflora this small tree does well in semi shade. Top 10 plants for subtropical shade. Caladium caladium bicolor also called angels wings is an annual tropical bulb.
They are available in red yellow. The kaffir lily clivia miniata adds a brilliant pop of colour to shady spots in the garden.