Shade Annuals

Shade annuals are annuals that prefer shade, or less than four hours of sun per day. 


Note - Please be aware that even though it is on our website, our selection is constantly changing due to seasonal availability and sales. We also carry more items than listed. If you have any questions about availability, please don't hesitate to call our stores. 


Bounce Impatien

Requirements: Shade to Full Sun. Keep soil moist. 


Size: 45 cm W x 35-50 cm H


Description: Easy to grow and bounces back fast from dry conditions. Brilliant colours makes them a popular garden mainstay. 


Requirements: Part shade to shade. 


Size: 20-25 cm W x 16-20 cm H


Description: Heat tolerant, deadheading not necessary, long blooming. 


Requirements: Partial sun to shade. Fertile, well-draining soil. 


Size: Both dwarf and large sizes available. Varies according to species. 


Description: Coleus come in a variety of different colours and varigations. They look fantastic as bedding plants and in containers. 

Dragon Wing Begonia

Requirements: Partial to full shade. Keep soil moist. 


Size: 61 cm W x 20-28 cm H


Description: Unusual features highlight hanging baskets or gardens.


Requirements: Partial sun to full shade. Requires regular fertilizer. 


Size: Will grow to fit basket.


Description: Beautiful, exotic flowers in two-tone colours, fuchsia does best in hanging baskets. Can be over-wintered indoors. 



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Rex Begonia

Requirements: Partial shade to full shade. Do not overwater. 


Size: 24-50 cm H x 24-50 cm W


Description: Grown mostly for it's amazing foliage, rex begonias are stunners in the garden and in containers. 

Shade Impatien

Requirements: Shade. Keep soil moist. 


Size: 20 cm W x 20-25 cm H


Description: Easily the most popular shade annual, shade impatiens provide bright colours for shady areas. 

Spider Plant

Requirements: Part sun to shade. Allow soil to dry between waterings. 


Size: Will grow to fit environment. 


Description: A popular houseplant, spider-plants are known for how they reproduce. Small baby spider plants hang off of the adult - looking like spiders. 


Requirements: Part shade to shade. Keep well-watered. 


Size: 30-45 cm W x 15-25 cm H


Description: The perfect choice for bed or borders, containers, and beds. Excellent in combination plantings. 


Requirements: Part to full shade. Keep soil evenly moist. 


Size: 20 cm W x 25 cm T


Description: The perfect choice for bed or borders, containers, and beds. Excellent in combination plantings. 

Tuberous Begonia

Requirements: Sun to full shade. 


Size: 20-30 cm W x 25-50 cm H


Description: Provides an abandunce of brightly colored blooms all season long.