Plant Guide: Short Plants for Shade

These beautiful plants need plenty of shade but will look stunning in stylish containers.

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Pendula Begonias Good for Trailing in Containers
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DK - Simple Steps to Success: Containers for Patios © 2007 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Flowering prolifically from early summer to the first frosts, tuberous begonias come in red, pink, orange, yellow and white. Plant the tubers 1 inch deep, ideally in a hanging basket because of their spreading growth, and water well in dry spells. Feed regularly.
Height: 12 inches
Spread: 18 inches
Soil Preference: Well-drained soil, moist soil
Sun or Shade: Full sun, partial or dappled shade

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