Coleus and impatiens are some good plants to grow in patio containers in the shade. Gardeners grow coleus, Coleus blumei, for its colorful foliage available in a variety of cultivars with foliage in green, red, cream, ye... More »

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Sweet potato vine and Dwarf Cavendish banana are some plants that grow well in containers on patios and provide attractive foliage. Florist chrysanthemums are good choices for providing low-maintenance blooms in containe... More »

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Canopy awnings, retractable awnings, DIY shade structures and plants are great options to create shade on a deck or patio. They also enhance the ambiance of the outdoor space and provide sun protection. More »

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The best annuals for shade include begonias, angel wings, lady's eardrops, impatiens, polka dot plants, wishbone flowers, flowering cabbage plants, flowering kale plants, asparagus ferns, duranta, coleus and Swedish ivy.... More »

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Canopy awnings, retractable awnings, DIY shade structures and plants are great options to create shade on a deck or patio. They also enhance the ambiance of the outdoor space and provide sun protection. More »

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Shade gardens are often good locations to plant annuals such as begonias, coleus and impatiens, all of which love shade, reports Lowe's. Additionally, there are a wide variety of plants and shrubs, most of which are know... More »

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New Guinea impatiens prefer shade and potentially scorch if exposed to afternoon sun. Low light or low soil fertility often causes mottled leaves. Over watering causes the plant to lose leaf and flower buds. Root rot and... More »

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