Tall Plants for Shade

These tall, shade-loving plants look great in a container on your patio.

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Evergreen Spotted Laurel Acuba Japonica
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<em>Aucuba japonica</em>

Evergreen spotted laurel makes a rounded shrub with shiny leaves and mid-spring reddish purple flowers; females carry red fall berries. Forms include self-fruiting 'Rozannie' and gold-splashed 'Variegata'. Water well and give liquid fertilizer in summer.
Height: 6 feet
Spread: 6 feet
Hardiness: Fully hardy plants
Soil Preference: Moist, well-drained soil
Shade Preference: Partial or dappled shade

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