How much sun does an area need before it is classified as a shady area?
How much sun does an area need before it is classified as a shady area and require shade plants? Thank you.
Ramsey County Minnesota
Good question! It isn't just the number of hours of direct sun that count, but the morning and afternoon sunlight differ as well. Here is a link that describes how plant requirements for sunlight are defined:
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