For months of flowers, try Evermore Hot Pink or Orange Azalea. They flower in spring and again late summer into fall. I have Cool Splash Diervilla in an area that is part shade. I love the green and white variegated leaves. Oakleaf hydrangeas are beautiful with or without flowers. I have one in a place that gets morning sun. Jetstream matures 5-6’ x 4-5’. Start with one of these shrubs and then add hostas and coralbells for a beautiful shade garden. Our made for the shade design has additional suggestions.
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