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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Ophiopogon Black Beard

Ophiopogon Black Beard

Black mondo grass has straplike, shiny black foliage and grows in little tufts. The grass like folia..

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Pieris Japonica

Pieris Japonica

An attractive small shrub producing beautiful waxy-white, bell-shaped, fragrant flowers in spring fo..

Start from $16.95

Pieris Japonica Temple Bells

Pieris Japonica Temple Bells

An attractive small shrub producing beautiful waxy-white, bell-shaped, fragrant flowers in spring fo..

Start from $16.95

Abutilon  Chinese Lantern pink

Abutilon Chinese Lantern pink

Abutilon pictum 'Chinese Lantern' is a cultivar of Abutilon pictum, a species of flowering plant in ..

Start from $17.95

Abutilon Chinese lantern red

Abutilon Chinese lantern red

Abutilon pictum 'Chinese Lantern' is a cultivar of Abutilon pictum, a species of flowering plant in ..

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Abutilon Chinese lantern yellow

Abutilon Chinese lantern yellow

Abutilon pictum 'Chinese Lantern' is a cultivar of Abutilon pictum, a species of flowering plant in ..

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Acer palmatum dissectum Seiryu

Acer palmatum dissectum Seiryu

Acer Seiryu is an elegant, deciduous small tree. The only upright growing dissectum maple with sof..

Start from $159.95

Acer Palmatum, Bloodgood Japanese Maple

Acer Palmatum, Bloodgood Japanese Maple

'Bloodgood' Japanese maple, A broad-topped tree growing to approx 5M. Deep black-red leaves in sprin..

Start from $159.95

Acer plamatum Shaina

Acer plamatum Shaina

Acer plamatum Shaina..

Start from $229.95

Ajuga reptans Blueberry Muffin

Ajuga reptans Blueberry Muffin

Ajuga reptans 'Blueberry Muffin' is a charming variety of Bugle weed known for its vibrant blue-purp..

Start from $16.95

Ajuga reptans Catlins Giant

Ajuga reptans Catlins Giant

Ajuga reptans 'Catlins Giant' is a striking cultivar of Bugle weed that offers large, robust foliage..

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Ajuga tenorii Princess Nadia

Ajuga tenorii Princess Nadia

Ajuga tenorii Princess Nadia is a perennial ground cover plant that reaches a height of 6 to 8 inche..

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Alocasia Elephant Ears

Alocasia Elephant Ears

Alocasia Elephant Ears  are named after their super-sized heart-shaped (or elephant ear-sh..

Start from $48.95

Aralia,  Fatsia japonica

Aralia, Fatsia japonica

Aralia is a genus of ornamental plants known for their large, glossy leaves and unique architectural..

Start from $18.95

Arthropodium Matapouri Bay New Zealand Rock Lily

Arthropodium Matapouri Bay New Zealand Rock Lily

Arthropodium 'Matapouri Bay' is a hybrid form of New Zealand Rock Lily prized for its good looks and..

Start from $17.95

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