People often lament that they can't grow a garden because their yards are too shady. However, some of the most beautiful plants imaginable can thrive even without bright sunlight. As you fill your garden with color, they can become a wonderful place to relax and enjoy your yard throughout the year.


1. Bleeding heart

When it comes to accurate names, the bleeding heart plant immediately springs to mind. This plant's unique flowers resemble gentle, dripping hearts. Depending on the variety of plant, the blooms can be any color from gentle pink to crisp white. Despite their incredible beauty, caring for bleeding hearts is fairly simple. Plant them in a cool, shady area and keep the soil moist. Don't worry about removing the foliage until after it turns yellow or brown.

Bleeding heart flowers in vase Maya23K / Getty Images


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