Plant Guide: Medium-Sized Plants for Shade

These medium-sized plants are perfect for container gardening and prefer slightly shady conditions.

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<em>Begonia</em> 'Dragon Wing'

This annual has prolific red flowers that hang down in summer until stopped by frost (pink and white forms are now also available). It is ideal for hanging baskets, with lush growth spreading out over the sides. Water well and fertilize over summer.
Height: 12 inches
Spread: 14 inches
Hardiness: Plants that need protection from frost over winter
Soil Preference: Moist soil, well-drained soil
Sun or Shade: Partial or dappled shade, full sun

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