Moist Shady Sites22nd March 2018 | Planting Advice
Moist shady sites
Moist shady areas are damp areas of ground where there is very little light allowing the soil to dry out. This can often be where there is large walls and trees sheltering the ground. The plants below can with stand the wet of the ground but also cope with very little day light at the same time.
Plants for Moist shady sites
Trees: Acer (cappadocicum, Griseum, platanoides), Betula, Crataegus, Alnus, Betula (pendula, Nigra), Cercidiohyllum, Populus, Quercus, Salix, Sorbus.
Shurbs: Camellia, Cornus, Eleagnus, Fothergilla, Fatsia, Ferns, Gaultheria, Hamamelis, Hedera, Hydrangea, Ligustrum, Osmanthus, Pachysandra, Pieris, Prunus, Rhododendron, Rubus, Salix, Sambucus, Sarcococca, Skimmia, Spriaea, Viburnum, Vinca.
Perennials: Alchemilla, Astilbe, Caltha, Gunnera, Helleborus, Hosta, Monarda, Persicaria, Polygonatum, Trollius.