Shade lovers

Most Australian gardens have shade at some part of the day. In conditions where shade is a major consideration,  These are the plants to choose from...
Generally, shade plants prefer morning sun only. The afternoon sun is more intense and damaging, so for all plants in this section, avoid the afternoon sun.
Shade plants benefit enormously from annual mulch application, many of these plants are surface rooting and need to be kept cool and moist during summer. Mulch also helps eliminate weeds and helps gardens look more stylish and neat.
Choose fragrant shade plants around your front entrance such as gardenia and daphne. For screening in shade areas, look no further than camellia species, for lower shrubs, online plants have a huge range of helleborous, clivia, heuchra, lamium and more.....
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Heuchera Obsidian

Heuchera Obsidian

Description: Growing to 25cm high x 40cm wide Heuchera Obsidian features dark mahogany to black shin..

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Heuchera Palace Purple

Heuchera Palace Purple

Heuchera Palace Purple low mound forming perennial with heart-shaped purple leaves that are tinged w..

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Heuchera Peach Flambe

Heuchera Peach Flambe

Heuchera Peach Flame features peach coloured foliage that glows through spring and summer, turning p..

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Heuchera Spellbound

Heuchera Spellbound

Heuchera Spellbound larger foliage than usual H. species.  Has dazzling silvers with ..

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Heuchera Sugar Plum

Heuchera Sugar Plum

Heuchera Sugar Plum frosty silver purple foliage with summer flowering sprays of bell shaped silver ..

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Himalayacalamus porcatus Nepalese blue bamboo

Himalayacalamus porcatus Nepalese blue bamboo

Nepalese blue bamboo is available form onlineplants. Its a smaller growing ornamental form which wil..

Start from $109.95

Hydrangea Macrophylla

Hydrangea Macrophylla

Hydrangeas are wonderful, hardy shrubs that would certainly have to be included on a list of the ten..

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Hydrangea Perfection

Hydrangea Perfection

Hydrangea Perfection blooms in summer with round flower heads entirely covered with dark pink, ..

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Imperata cylindrica Japanese Blood Grass

Imperata cylindrica Japanese Blood Grass

Japanese Blood Grass is a spectacular architectural plant ideal for modern landscaping.  Very e..

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Lamium Beacon Silver

Lamium Beacon Silver

Very hardy, low growing groundcover with attractive silver foliage complemented by pure wh..

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Lamium Pink Nancy

Lamium Pink Nancy

Lamium is one of the best choices for a tough yet showy perennial groundcover. This classy-looking s..

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Liriope Big Blue

Liriope Big Blue

A very hardy grass-like plant with a profusion of purple/blue flower spikes in late spring and early..

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Liriope Elmarco

Liriope Elmarco

Liriope muscari Elmarco is a new release dwarf form of Liriope Big Blue, Renowned for its low compac..

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Liriope Lucky

Liriope Lucky

Liriope Lucky is a delightful low border shrub ideal for shaded areas.  A tough little eve..

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Liriope Munroe White

Liriope Munroe White

Fabulous as a low border plant in a shaded situation.  Striking white flowers are a great featu..

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