Side Yard Garden Plans for Shady Spots - Woodland Garden. A handful of hostas, impatiens, and red-twig dogwood combine to create a natural-feeling planting with four-season interest. Garden size: 6 by 12 feet.
Dryopteris erythrosora Brilliance Easy-to-grow fern. Newly unfolding fronds have a beautiful orange color, aging to deep green while still maintaining the orange color. Striking in shaded or woodland gardens, formal or informal.
Gardening in the Shade: Annual Plants for Shady Areas