Lamium, or spotted deadnettle, is a perennial plant with silvery-green foliage and late spring flowers in shades of lavender, pink, purple and white. It quickly covers a shady spot with a spreading mat of stems and leave... 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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Heucheras, bleeding hearts, hostas, hydrangeas, azaleas and ferns are some shade-loving perennials. Gardens that get less than four hours of sun per day require shade-tolerant plants. More »

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Prune a hibiscus by removing old growth, pinching off the buds, deadheading the flowers, removing dead and dying foliage and pruning the plant to delay flowering. Pruning takes only a few minutes. You need pruning shears... More »

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Trim bleeding hearts by choosing the right time, inspecting the plant regularly, pinching off wilting flowers as they occur, removing flower stems once they are free of flowers and trimming the yellowing foliage down to ... More »

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A cabbage rose, or Rosa centifolia, has a cabbage-like appearance in shades of dark pink to lavender, according to SFGate. Cabbage roses are dense and fragrant. More »

Design ideas for huge outdoor planters include making a recipe-themed pot by planting the herbs or vegetables required for a great salad or salsa, making a striking centerpiece with live or artificial foliage and flowers... More »

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