St. Augustine grass, red fescue, zoysia grass and kikuyu are four types of grass that can grow in a shady location. It is important however, to choose the grass that thrives best in the climate where it is planted.Continue Reading
Although slow to germinate and become established, red fescue is a low-maintenance grass that grows best in cool climates.
In warm climates with warm summers, St. Augustine, zoysia and kikuyu do best. They are all low-maintenance, hardy grasses that grow well in warmer temperatures.
The easiest solution for filling shady areas is to use a seed mix, such as Scotts Turf Builder Grass Seed Dense Shade Mix, which contains a combination of seeds for shady areas.Learn more about Landscaping