You may have a shady spot that needs brightening up and for that we compiled a list of blooms that simply puts in color even in the darkest parts of your backyard. Read below and find how to inject color into your backyard!
This floral family comes in deep and vibrant hues of reds, purples and pinks. It also is a winter hardy perennial which can grow up to 10 feet. Though it mainly loves the shade, it can also grow in full sun or shade. Tip: Try not cutting it in fall so you will have a more abundant flowering fuchsia.
This bunch makes the gloomiest of your garden corners lit up with color with its petite blooms. And since we’re in temperate zone 8, impatiens fall on the perennial category. This means when the temperatures drop in winter, it’s best to take them indoors. Impatiens also need adequate water in order to spread its blooms.
Get rid of the blues in that dark spot of your garden with Blue Veronica. Blooming with sharp hues that range from blue to pink, purple and even white, it’s a versatile perennial that are easy to grow. They also naturally attract the butterflies and hummingbirds which make for a pretty and neat garden.
Also known as pink arabis, this lively plant can also double as a ground cover providing a carpet of light pink blooms. It is also commonly known for its fragrant flowers that not only brighten up that gloomy spot. It also is a drought-tolerant plant and requires good drainage for it to thrive.
A sweet-smelling bouquet-producing plant in soft gradients of purples slowly giving in to white, Daphne can look like a woven bouquet of blooms from afar. Planting these in shady spots which aren’t exposed to strong winds assures one that that plant stands upright instead of leaning to the side.