If you want to grow perennials that will survive in the shade, consider these five easy-to-grow plants that will come back every year.
Hosta. This shade garden favorite with attractive leaves spreads easily and can be divided every few years.
Astilbe. The stunning flower plumes bring great color to shady spots in your garden.
Heuchera. Also known as coral bells, this shady favorite sprouts dainty blooms that attract hummingbirds.
Hellebore. These deer-resistant, long-blooming flowers boast leathery, evergreen leaves.
Fern. This mainstay of the shade garden is very hardy and adapts to most garden situations.