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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Mollis Azalea, Early Orange

Mollis Azalea, Early Orange

Mollis Azalea, Early Orange, A free flowering shrub that provides a big splash of colour in spring. ..

Start from $44.95

Mollis Azalea, Pink Ball

Mollis Azalea, Pink Ball

Mollis Azalea, Pink Ball, A free flowering shrub that provides a big splash of colour in spring. Wil..

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Mollis Azalea, Red Shank

Mollis Azalea, Red Shank

Mollis Azalea, Red Shank, A free flowering shrub that provides a big splash of colour in spring. Wil..

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Mollis Azalea, Wryneck

Mollis Azalea, Wryneck

Mollis Azalea, Wryneck, A free flowering shrub that provides a big splash of colour in spring. Will ..

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Ophiopogon Japonicus Green Mondo Grass

Ophiopogon Japonicus Green Mondo Grass

Ophiopogon Japonicus, commonly known as Green Mondo Grass, is a perennial evergreen plant native to ..

Start from $9.95

Phyllostachys Nigra Black Bamboo

Phyllostachys Nigra Black Bamboo

Black bamboo is a favourite in modern Australian gardens and a favourite with us at online plan..

Start from $329.95

PIERIS JAPONICA VARIGATA

PIERIS JAPONICA VARIGATA

Pieris japonica varigata has wonderful spring flowers. Give a light prune after flowering to create ..

Start from $36.95

Plectranthus Velvet Elvis

Plectranthus Velvet Elvis

Plectranthus Velvet Elvis is a unique foliaged plant for partial shade areas in the garden.  Ca..

Start from $14.95

Rhododendron, Anah Kruschke

Rhododendron, Anah Kruschke

Rhododendron, Anah Kruschke’ is an excellent evergreen rhododendron shrub with large shade plan..

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Rhododendron, Bibiaani

Rhododendron, Bibiaani

Rhododendrons are beautiful flowering plants that belong to the genus Rhododendron and are highly po..

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Rhododendron, Black Prince

Rhododendron, Black Prince

Rhododendron, Black Prince, Rhododendron’s prefer dappled shade, but can be grown in full sun if pro..

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Rhododendron, Blue Admiral

Rhododendron, Blue Admiral

Rhododendron 'Blue Admiral' is a stunning variety known for its exquisite deep blue flowers. Th..

Start from $42.95

Rhododendron, Christmas Cheer

Rhododendron, Christmas Cheer

Rhododendron, Christmas Cheer, This one is pink in bud, opening to pretty blush pink shade flowers t..

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Rhododendron, Claire

Rhododendron, Claire

Rhododendron, Claire, Rhododendron’s prefer dappled shade, but can be grown in full sun if protected..

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Rhododendron, Colonel Coen

Rhododendron, Colonel Coen

Rhododendron 'Colonel Coen' is an exceptional evergreen shrub renowned for its abundant and stunning..

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