shade perennials

Asked June 8, 2017, 10:41 AM EDT

Which perennials grown well next to large evergreens?

Anoka County Minnesota shade gardening plant recommendations horticulture perennials

1 Response

Most perennials do not grow well under or near evergreens, or other trees for that matter, because trees consume most of the available moisture, light and nutrients. Following is information about some perennials that may serve your purpose:
https://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/yard-garden/landscaping/best-plants-for-tough-sites/docs/08464-...
http://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/turfgrass/special/planting-under-trees/doc/8237pdf.pdf