Most gardens have some dry shade, at the foot of walls where foundations draw water from the soil, or under eaves where little rain falls. Trees also create dry shade, as their roots take up a lot of water.
Discover 20 beautiful plants for dry shade that will thrive in these tricky conditions, as long as you look after them while they get settled in.
A versatile grass with bronze-green foliage, flowers from June to September, turning shades of copper and gold in the autumn. It self-seeds freely to create more plants.