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Sonya2Sonya2 Posts: 19
Hi All,
Need some ideas for plants to put in large pots that don't mind being shady and dry? I have a couple of ferns and a small acer which are doing well just wondering what else I can add!

Thanks 😀

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  • wild edgeswild edges Posts: 10,451
    Is there a reason why they can't be watered?
    If you can keep your head, while those around you are losing theirs, you may not have grasped the seriousness of the situation.
  • yorkshireroseyorkshirerose Posts: 574
    All plants in containers need water, whether in sun or shade. 
    There are plenty of options for plants in shade in containers, but they all need a drink.
    e.g.
    Hosta, Epimedium, some hardy Geraniums, Euonymus, some Campanulas, Heuchera,
    to name just a few.
    If you want summer colour, try Impatiens, Begonia semperflorens, Fuchsia .

    Many more listed on this link.

    https://www.gardenersworld.com/plants/container-plants-for-shade/

    A gardener's work is never at an end  - (John Evelyn 1620-1706)
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