Sun Requirement / Partial Sun

 

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Partial Sun

Partial Shade: 3 – 6 hours of direct sunlight every day!

Determining how much sun or shade your garden receives is key when deciding to plant perennials, annuals or shrubs. Some plants prefer full sun while others thrive in partial shade or even full shade. Partial shade is defined as a minimum of 3-6 hours of direct sunlight every day. Browse our beautiful partial shade garden ideas. They will provide you with a wealth of inspiration and help you create fabulous scenes where to enjoy life to the full.


Partial Sun Guides


A Romantic Terrace

Often, less is more. Take this landscape design composed of climbing roses, hydrangeas, and lilies surrounding a bluestone terrace. This small, suburban garden feels both expansive and intimate.

A Sensational Daffodil Mix for Your Spring Garden

Combined in a traditional manner, here is a simple bulb combination with 4 award-winning flower bulbs, which creates a sunny and impressive effect in the mid-spring garden

A Serene and Elegant Border Idea for your Garden

This naturalistic woodland garden is a 'vision of romance and elegance', as described by its designer, Tom Stuart-Smith. So, get inspired and enjoy the beauty of this low maintenance combination.

A Shade Loving Border Idea with Hemerocallis, Hosta and Tiger Lilies

A beautiful plant combination to brighten up a shaded corner of your garden. Attractive to butterflies, hummingbirds and low maintenance, most plants are deer resistant and will come back year after year to charm you!

A Sparkling and Low Maintenance Garden

As if studded with diamonds, Elegia tectorum provides a charming backdrop to the incredibly elegant Agave demestiana 'Variegata' and the evergreen ground-hugging Blue Chalk Stick (Senecio mandraliscae).

A Sparkling Spring Border Idea with Heaths and Wood Anemones

Get your winter landscape to burst into vivid life!

A Sparkling Summer Border Idea with Queen of the Prairie, Bee Balm and Culver's Root

This pretty perennial border, in the prairie style planting, is composed of vigorous perennials which will set your garden afire from early to late summer

A Sparkling Tropical Garden with Architectural plants

Quite colorful, this tropical garden is low maintenance and requires little attention to thrive. Most plants are very architectural and are laid out in a tapestry of striking colors, shapes and textures.

A Splendid Fall Border Idea with Penstemon, Asters and Grasses

Valued primarily for their fall colors, Asters bear a profusion of attractive star-shaped flowers for weeks that cheerfully enliven the late season garden. Available in a wide array of heights, they are useful in the back, middle or front sections of the border.

A Spring Border Idea with Lilac, Columbine and Meadow Rue

This ravishing garden scene can be enjoyed in late spring or early summer. Perfect for small gardens, this refreshing plant combination includes many award-winning plants which are all low maintenance, deer and rabbit resistant!

A Steep Hillside Is Turned Into A Lush Landscape

Using a fairly basic Mediterranean plant palette, this steep hillside has been turned into a lush landscape that is also easy to care for! When in full bloom, this hillside burst with colors.

A Striking Border Idea with Irises, Siberian Spurge & Catmint

This exquisite garden border would make your neighbors envious! Easy to replicate at home, this plant combination includes incredibly beautiful perennial plants, whose color, shape and texture contrast to create drama in the landscape.

A Striking Border with Astilbes and Grasses

For summer to fall exquisite beauty on easy care plants, combine architectural variegated Maiden Grass (Miscanthus sinensis) with the brightly colored and graceful feathery plumes of Astilbes, the crimson blooms of Roses, the long-lasting buttonlike flowers of Pearly Everlasting (Anaphalis triplinervis) and the golden Weeping Brown Sedge (Carex flagellifera).

A Striking Mix

An original and ideal mix with which to catch the attention of onlookers or to hide a dull wall or fence.

A Striking Spring Border Idea with Tulip 'Cape Cod' & Daffodil 'Hawera'

Cheerful colors in mid spring that will put a smile on your face!

A Striking Summer Border with Tiger Lilies and Lobelia

Fairly easy to replicate and requiring low care, this ravishing plant combination is a welcome presence in the late summer garden and you will find yourself admiring its spectacular blooms again and again

A Super Climbing Duo with Clematis 'Ernest Markham'

A nice way of adding color to your walls and fences! Entwine the spectacular Climbing Rose 'American Pillar' which will flaunt its rich pink blossoms, with the showy blossoms of Clematis 'Ernest Markham' for a spectacular color show!

A Super Climbing Duo with Clematis montana and Wisteria

Clematis and Wisteria can be perfect companions. They can happily share the same arch or trellis, both reaching for the sun. When combined, they often look many times more beautiful than on a standalone basis.

A Super Climbing Duo with Clematis montana Grandiflora

Two fragrant and vigorous climbing plants for a spectacular floral display.

A Super Climbing Duo with Clematis x durandii

Combining these two plants together has the benefit of extending their season of interest.

A Super Climbing Duo with Crimson Roses and Purple Clematis

With its rich purple blooms, Clematis Etoile Violette' is a favorite among many gardeners, especially in combination with repeat-flowering climbing Roses. Here this pretty Clematis partners magnificently with the crimson Rose 'Tess of the d'Urbevilles'.