this vibrant deciduous plant thrives in damp shade and has mounds of cascading leaves
this deciduous native grass grows in woodland, on shady banks and in alkaline soils
Happy to grow in inhospitable spots, many of these plants are evergreen, and there's a huge range of shapes and sizes
A shade-loving climbing plant, English ivy is great for adding greenery as well as covering less attractive spots in a garden
Once established, these shrubs will provide reliable summer colour beneath trees or on the shady side of a garden.
This useful plant does well make good ground-cover plants in full or partial shade.
CLEMATIS are good climbers for shady spots. Like all clematis, they prefer their roots in shade and heads in sun
This perennial foliage plant deserves to be better known. Happy in partial or full shade,
A semi-evergreen, tallish, ground-cover perennial that does well planted around trees.
Their arrival is one of the first signs that winter in drawing to a close and snowdrops are known for thriving around the base of a tree