Heavy shade

 In Tree and Shrub Guides

Trees and shrubs recommended for heavy shade. Some of these plants are also good for ground cover.

 

  • Azallas
  • Arundinaria- Most varieties
  • Aucuba Japonica – Spotted Laurel
  • Arundinaria Vagans
  • Buxus Sempervirens
  • Sasa Tessellata
  • Camellia Japonica
  • Sasa Veitchii
  • Cornus Canadensis – Dogwood
  • Phyllostachys
  • Elaeagnus – Evergreen
  • Shibataea Kumasasa
  • Euonymus Fortunei
  • Fatshedera – Castor oil
  • Gaultheria – All varieties
  • Hedera Helix – Arborea
  • Hypericum Calycinum
  • Ilex x Aquifolium
  • Leucothoe Fontanesiana
  • Ligustrum – Many varieties
  • Lonicera Nitida
  • Potentilla Fruticosa varieties
  • Mahonia Aquifolium
  • Osmanthus Heterophyllus
  • Pachysandra Terminalis – Ground cover
  • Prunus Laurocerasus
  • Rhododendron – hardy hybrids, Ponticum
  • Ribes Alpinum
  • Rubus Tricolour – Ground cover
  • Ruscus – All varieties
  • Sarcococca – All varieties
  • Skimmia – All varieties
  • Symphoricarpos – All varieties
  • Vaccinium Vitis-idaea
  • Viburnum Davidii
  • Vinca – All varieties – Ground cover
  • Salix – Most varieties
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