What Are the Best Shade-Loving Evergreen Bushes?


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There are various shade-loving evergreen bushes to choose from for landscapes. Some of the more sought-after bushes include the Carolina allspice, honeysuckle, gardenia, viburnum, witch hazel and goat’s beard.

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What Are the Best Shade-Loving Evergreen Bushes?
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The Carolina allspice features eye-catching reddish-purple flowers. The honeysuckle is another shade-loving evergreen that is available in a number of varieties, and it emits a pleasant fragrance. Gardenia thrives in moist soil and light shade. Viburnums are sweet-smelling, shade-loving evergreens ideal for understory plantings. Witch hazel is highly fragrant and excellent to grow in the shade, and the goat’s beard is easy to grow and can also thrive in low-shade areas.

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