Posted: 01/01/2015 at 12:14
Agree with many yellow foliage shrubs for shade
hydrangeas, Daphne's, sarcoccoca. Mahonia, ......copying Busy"s list I have just noticed except avoid hypericum calycinum. Hidcote is better as calycinum is rampant.
however, lots and lots of perennials for shade ....acteas, heucheras, astilbes, brunneras, tiarellas, astrantias, etc. etc.
diana, how much shade though? Dappled shade or shade for part of the day opens up most shrubs.