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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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foam flower is clump forming perennial
Photo 6 of 10Foamflower. With evergreen foliage and long-blooming, late-spring flowers, this low-maintenance groundcover is ideal for a spot in part to deep shade where there's room to expand. Depending on the variety, its leaves may have red, maroon or dark centers. The species has white flowers; cultivars such as 'Slickrock' offer pink flowers. This perennial spreads quickly in a moist, well-drained soil that's high in organic matter. USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 to 8

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