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Made For The Shade| Low Light Plants for Shade Areas

Shade seems to be one of the most challenging situations to address in a landscape. Several homeowners battle with declining grass created from large shade trees in both front and backyards. Several solutions offer a lush landscape in low light areas with the use of the right plant material.

3 Plants That Offer A Low Light Solutions for Shade

Asian Jasmine
Asian jasmine (Trachelospermum asiaticum) grows in the wild in Korea and Japan and grows as a ground cover in the United States. It covers your backyard or the wall of your garage rapidly and survives cooler weather better than many other jasmines.

Mondo Grass
Mondo grass is also known as monkey grass. It is an evergreen perennial groundcover that flourishes in the shade.

Ajuga
Ajuga ground cover spreads through runners, and as a member of the mint family, it can get out of control without proper care. The plant also likes relatively moist soil but is remarkably adaptable and will even tolerate a little drought.

Regardless of which plant material you select to create a lush garden in the shade, the results will be worth the effort.  

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