20 colorful plants for shade gardens

Plant some of these beauties for great garden color, even in shade

amethyst flower

Amethyst flower (Browallia hybrids)

If you love blue flowers, this annual is a must. Amethyst flower has star-shaped blooms of brilliant blue and sky blue, as well as violet and white; they nearly cover the 1- to 2-foot-tall plants.

Put them in hanging baskets or containers, then make them really happy by displaying them in a location that gets warm shade or filtered sunlight. Leaves are small, roundish, and green.

All zones.

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