30 container garden ideas that love shade


Some containers have all the sun. These shaded planters, however, have a lot of fun without the sun. We’ve rounded up all of our favorite shade loving containers to inspire your planting this season. If you have a shaded yard or want a shady spot in your home, front door, on your porch, or around your patio, make up a nice shade-loving container that’s also easy to maintain. . Plants like caladiums and creeping Jennys will thrive in shade, and they will also add color and movement to your planters. If you are looking for the best plants for shade and large flowers that thrive in shade, also look for impatiens, coleus, sweet potato vines, mazus, vincas, torenias, violas, petunias, pansies, hellebores (Lenten roses), hostas, astilbes and trills. They look great and will thrive in full to partial shade. Flowers that love shade aren’t too hard to find. Find out more at your local garden store and you can locate the ingredients and put together one of these shade tolerant container ideas. Also, when it comes to your container, don’t forget to think vertical. We love pots and planters, but a hanging basket is another great option, as is a raised planter, which will make a statement and take advantage of any vertical space.