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Perennials That Love Shade

These 10 great plants will add color to your shade garden and return year after year.

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Plants That Love Shade - Hellebores
Photo 2 of 10Hellebore. Nodding flowers in rich hues of cream, white, pink, maroon, rose and green appear in early winter to early spring, depending on the variety. The dark-green evergreen foliage remains attractive all year. Give this plant moist, rich, well-drained soil in dappled light to full shade. Best site: plant them on a shady slope where their flowers can best be appreciated from below. USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 to 9 (The Christmas rose is hardy to Zone 3.)

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