I love a good hosta. They’re tough and beautiful and look good all summer long – provided the deer and slugs leave them alone. But let’s be honest: they can get a bit boring. We can do better people! So today’s pictures feature some beautiful, fascinating plants for shade that you haven’t seen a thousand times. A little something to mix up the tired old hosta monoculture.
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